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Tom Thibodeau

Tom Thibodeau
Tom Thibodeau was named head coach of the Chicago Bulls in June 2010. He has been an assistant coach in the NBA since 1989. This is his first job as a head coach.
Tom Thibodeau was named head coach of the Chicago Bulls in June 2010. He has been an assistant coach in the NBA since 1989. This is his first job as a head coach. « Show less

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  • Spurs' Popovich named NBA Coach of the Year

    The San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich has been selected as the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. Popovich became just the third three-time winner of the award in NBA history after guiding the Spurs to a league-best 62-20...
  • Noah wins NBA's top defensive award

    Noah wins NBA's top defensive award
    Strip away all the fame and fortune and what’s left? Family and friends. Joakim Noah found himself surrounded by those Monday at a north suburban hotel, where he joined Michael Jordan from 1988 as the only Bulls in franchise history to receive the...
  • Debating John Turturro on 'Fading Gigolo'

    Debating John Turturro on 'Fading Gigolo'
    This is a tale of two interviews. Well, two halves of the same interview. The first, sunnier half is the best reason to talk to John Turturro (whose “Fading Gigolo,” which he wrote, directed and stars in, opens Friday): He’s been part...
  • Numerous candidates to replace Rick Adelman as Wolves head coach

    MINNEAPOLIS Now that Rick Adelman on Monday morning announced his retirement after 1,402 NBA career coaching victories, what's next for the Minnesota Timberwolves? Wolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders said he'll conduct an "extensive"...
  • Wait, why were teams afraid to face the Bulls?

    Wait, why were teams afraid to face the Bulls?
    For some stupid reason, everybody in the Eastern Conference jockeyed to avoid the Bulls in the playoffs. Everybody except the Wizards, that is, and now we see why. They shredded the league’s best defense for 102 points and stopped the league&...
  • Wizards' Nene shows respect for Noah

    Wizards' Nene shows respect for Noah
    Wizards forward Nene had a chance to dis Joakim Noah before practice Monday. But Nene, who scored 24 points in Game 1 while mostly being guarded by the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year, stayed classy. “Why do you want to talk about one...
  • Bulls need to make 'a lot' of adjustments

     Bulls need to make 'a lot' of adjustments
    If a well-worn saying is true and playoff basketball is all about adjustments, one thing the Bulls don't want to alter is their resiliency after losses. Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Wizards, coupled with the overtime defeat in the regular-season finale...
  • Noah nabs NBA's top defensive award

    Noah nabs NBA's top defensive award
    "I get asked that every day, man," a seemingly exasperated Taj Gibson said when prodded to talk about how much Joakim Noah has meant to the Bulls this season. But Gibson's response wasn't one of annoyance. It was pointing out that no one should ever...
  • T-Wolves' Adelman announces retirement after 23 years as NBA coach

    Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announced Monday that he is retiring. Adelman was 97-133 in his three seasons in Minnesota and the Timberwolves were 40-42 in 2013-14. They last made the playoffs at the end of the 2003-04 season. "It's time,"...
  • Post-game coverage: 'A disappointing loss at home' for Bulls

    Post-game coverage: 'A disappointing loss at home' for Bulls
    The Bulls let a 13-point lead slip away Sunday night on home turf for a 102-93 loss in Game 1 of the first-round matchup against the Wizards. "We're not happy with the result tonight, a disappointing loss at home in front of the home crowd," Bulls...
  • Wizards make Bulls' home-court edge disappear

    Wizards make Bulls' home-court edge disappear
    All of Tom Thibodeau's pre-series concerns about the Wizards came to fruition Sunday night at the United Center. Nene played like an All-Star. Trevor Ariza hit big shots. Marcin Gortat did his damage inside. Andre Miller proved ageless. And the Bulls'...
  • Joakim Noah lacks usual fire in Game 1 loss

    Joakim Noah lacks usual fire in Game 1 loss
    Joakim Noah made it perfectly clear: He would not discuss the death of his mentor and youth coach, Tyrone Green. "I don't want to talk about that," he said. Less clear is whether Green's passing affected him in the Bulls' Game 1 loss to the Wizards....