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Thibs is all business, all game long, even in blowouts It's widely-known around the NBA that the head coach of the Chicago Bulls, former Celtics assistant Tom Thibodeau, doesn't take crap from very many people and also doesn't care very much about what others think of him team, himself, or even his actions as coach. Thusly, his practice of playing his best players--like Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, and Luol Deng for example--for almost all 48 minutes even in blowouts has been questioned constantly by those around the league for both pure curiosity and wondering as to why a coach would risk the health of his stars, his commodities, by having them exerted so much in non-close contests. Finally, a Bulls player confronted this so-called "elephant in the room" after Chicago's easy win over the Nets on Saturday night in the Windy City. All-Star center Noah, who played 41 minutes in the Bulls' 11-point win over Brooklyn, said post-game that his ...
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