Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman announced today that Vinny Del Negro has been relieved of his duties as the team’s head coach.

Del Negro went 82-82 (.500) in his two seasons at the head of the Bulls’ bench.  The Bulls also went 4-8 (.333) under Del Negro in the postseason.  He was named the 17th head coach in franchise history on June 11, 2008.