27 Facts About Fred Hoiberg

1. Fred Hoiberg signed a 10-year contract extension worth $20 million in April 2013.

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2. Fred Hoiberg was hired in April 2010 to replace Greg McDermott, who took the Creighton job.

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3. Fred Hoiberg scored 20.2 points per game as a junior and 19.9 as a senior.

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4. Fred Hoiberg joined the Timberwolves coaching staff instead and eventually joined the front office, where he became the Vice President of Basketball Operations.

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5. Fred Hoiberg averaged 5.4 points per game in his career and led the NBA in 3-point percentage in his final season.

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6. Fred Hoiberg played 2 seasons with the T-Wolves, the last team he played for.

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7. Fred Hoiberg was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the second round of the 1995 NBA Draft.

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8. Fred Hoiberg was named Chicago's head coach in June 2015 after spending five seasons at Iowa State, where the former player was nicknamed The Mayor.

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9. Fred Hoiberg had to coach around the bizarre Dwyane Wade-Rajon-Rondo-Butler pairing, and feuds.

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10. Fred Hoiberg was never the right coach for this team.

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11. Fred Hoiberg had a set of headaches even the most seasoned coaches could not shake.

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12. Fred Hoiberg counted himself lucky when he first got the Bulls job.

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13. Fred Hoiberg was always a lost coach looking for direction from above.

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14. Fred Hoiberg was supposed to be a hybrid of Steve Kerr and Brad Stevens, a heady NBA role player like Kerr who could bring some collegiate ball-movement principles to the evolving pro game, as Stevens had done.

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15. Fred Hoiberg once worked as an assistant GM for the Timberwolves and is still highly regarded by owner Glen Taylor.

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16. Fred Hoiberg initially will decompress but still wants to coach, preferably at the NBA level, a source said.

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17. Fred Hoiberg is no longer the coach of the Chicago Bulls, which is neither a surprising development nor a fair adjudication of blame.

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18. Fred Hoiberg was Bulls' GM Gar Forman's guy, a coach with a modern pace-and-space offensive philosophy who Forman thought would lift the Bulls—of Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol, and.

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19. Fred Hoiberg arrived at the team's training facility Monday morning prepared to lead practice.

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20. Fred Hoiberg was named the head coach in Chicago on June 2, 2015, after spending five seasons as head coach at Iowa State where the former Cyclones player was nicknamed "The Mayor.

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21. Fred Hoiberg blind-sided by firing, as Bulls move forward with a new head coach.

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22. Fred Hoiberg played four seasons in Chicago and has a long history with Forman.

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23. Fred Hoiberg was declared 2012 Big 12 Co-Coach of the Year after winning nine more games during the 2012 conference season than in 2011, the largest season-to-season improvement in Big 12 history.

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24. In 2005, Fred Hoiberg became the first player in NBA history to lead the league in three-point shooting percentage and not be invited to the three-point shooting competition in that season's All-Star event.

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25. On July 28, 2003, Fred Hoiberg signed as a free agent to play for the Timberwolves, where he received greater acclaim as a three-point specialist.

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26. Fred Hoiberg obtained the nickname "The Mayor" after receiving several write-in votes during the 1993 Ames, Iowa mayoral race.

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27. Fred Hoiberg has served as the men's basketball head coach for Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

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