Skiles represented the blunt, hard-willed coach Curry needed. A reporter once asked Skiles what Curry needed to do in order to improve his rebounding. Skiles famously and simply replied, “Jump.”
One of my favorite quotes of all-time.
This article is a must read for any Chicago basketball fan. It really is amazing to look back at the Bulls drafting Chandler and Curry and wondering what might have been. Add the “what if” regarding Jay Williams not getting hurt and the last decade for the Bulls might look a lot different.