Originally Posted by El Kabong
The dismantling of the 98 Bulls team was simple. He said he wouldn't resign Jackson knowing that Jordan wouldn't play for anyone else. So he gets off the hook because he can say "Oh, Jackson didn't want to come back so I couldn't convince Jordan to stay." The entire thing was an exercise in Krauses ego. Because he wanted to prove that HE had built a championship dynasty and he could do it again, that Micheal Jordan was not responsible for everything they had accomplished.
Well, it looks like the Bulls are on their way to a possible dynasty. I still can't believe that Krause traded Brand, Miller, and Artest away when these guys were already good enough.
anyway, I also thought he destroyed the team because he thought the team was aging.