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"It hurts a little bit, but I think he should be somewhere around," Bulls All-Star guard Derrick Rose said Thursday. "Pete is a guy where if it wasn't for him I don't where I'd be in this league.
"He always is there, brings life to that organization and it hurt a little bit."
Myers has been with the Bulls organization as an assistant or scout for 11 years, and he coached their summer-league team. He served as interim head coach for two games in November 2003.
As a player, Myers spent three of his eight NBA seasons with the Bulls and has the distinction of becoming the starting shooting guard in 1993-94 after Michael Jordan retired.