TOM THIBODEAU NEWS

RUMOR: John Calipari To The Chicago Bulls Makes Perfect Sense

Let’s get this party started. No seriously. The Chicago Bulls are in the market for a new head coach, that’s no secret. The turmoil between Tom Thibodeau and management has pretty much boiled over. The only thing that would prevent Thibodeau from getting the boot/leaving Chicago is if the team miraculously wins a NBA Championship this year. It could happen, but pretty unlikely...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thibodeau Is Like A Cranky Billionaire, He Runs His Butler To Death!

Woooo, Jimmy Buckets is back!  And Tom Thibodeau does what Tom Thibodeau does...  Runs his guys to death. After missing exactly 3 weeks with his elbow injury, Jimmy Butler returned last night and played a ridiculous 39-and-a-half minutes for 19/9/1/0/0.  Almost 40 minutes?!  And he shot 6-20!?  Sure he's taken a ton of shots the past week to be sure the elbow is healthy, but...
Via Razzball Basketball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler to return to Bulls on Monday

After missing 11 games with an elbow injury, All-Star guard Jimmy Butler will find his way back into the lineup for the Bulls. Butler will return on Monday according to head coach Tom Thibodeau when Chicago takes on the Charlotte Hornets. ESPN Chicago’s Nick Friedell first reported the news on Butler, who was injured back […]
Via Full Scale Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Likely To Return On Monday

Jimmy Butler is likely to return to the Chicago Bulls' lineup on Monday against the Charlotte Hornets. Butler has missed the past 11 games due to a left elbow injury. The Bulls were 5-6 during the stretch. "He feels good," Tom Thibodeau said. "We’ll see when he warms up tonight. But it looks like it could be a go." Thibodeau said Butler, who leads the NBA in minutes per game, wouldn...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets-Bulls Preview

The Chicago Bulls suffered an embarrassing collapse over the weekend, one that likely brought back memories of the last time they faced the Charlotte Hornets just a week and a half ago. With help possibly on the way in All-Star Jimmy Butler, the banged-up Bulls hope to avoid their seventh loss in 10 games Monday night against a visiting Charlotte team looking to solidify its playoff...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons Takes Shot At Chicago Bulls Over Tom Thibodeau Situation

  Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg has been a name mentioned as a potential replacement for Tom Thibodeau with the Chicago Bulls. Hoiberg’s #3 seed ISU team just lost in the first-round to #14 UAB. ESPN’s Bill Simmons took notice of the tournament’s first upset and started discussing the Bulls’ situation on Twitter and why they would want Hoiberg […] The post Bill Simmons...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Participates In Non-Contact Portion Of Practice, Slightly Ahead Of Schedule

Derrick Rose participated in non-contact portions of the Chicago Bulls' practice on Tuesday. Tom Thibodeau said Rose is "maybe even slightly ahead" of his four to six week timeline that began on Feb. 27 when he had knee surgery. “It’s the next phase of his rehab,” Thibodeau said of Rose participating in parts of practice. “He still has to obviously strengthen the knee. But...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Things look to be ending between Tom Thibodeau, Bulls

Breakups are hard, and they’re said to happen for all sorts of reasons. Different goals, different principles, sudden realizations about your...
Via Athlon Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Time To Start Kirk Hinrich

  (Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. My fellow Chicagoans, we are all aware of what kind of player Kirk Hinrich is in his 30’s. He isn’t that much of a scorer or distributor, but he can still defend and is a leader on the court. With Derrick Rose injured last season he took the job of the starting point guard...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

My Man Thibs

If The Bulls and Tom Thibodeau part ways at the end of this season it’ll be such a shame. Hardly like watching Jordan walk away from the team and end up in a Wizards uniform. It’d be like letting your best friend go for no good reason at all. It wouldn’t make sense. I’ve heard […]
Via Outside Analysis
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls Coaching Conundrum: Thibs Last Stand?

Thursday’s night game against the Thunder was a great microcosm of evaluating the value of Bulls Head Coach Tom Thibodeau. It was a great individual win for the team and simply, an exciting game. The Bulls are certainly in a good position to make the playoffs, and if the team gets healthy fast enough, who knows how far they will go. However, it seems that management has made up...
Via Sports Mockery
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Thibodeau Highly Unlikely To Return As Bulls Coach

Even though the Chicago Bulls have one of the best record in the Eastern Conference, there is still a lot of chatter of whether or not head coach Tom Thibodeau will return next season. Earlier this year it was reported that the relationship between Thibs and the Bulls’ front-office is beyond repair. According to ESPN Chicago’s […] The post Report: Tom Thibodeau Highly Unlikely...
Via Diehardsport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy says he’ll “tone down” Bulls bashing

For all the talk of Charles Barkley’s rivalry with Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets, there’s another ongoing feud between a prominent NBA franchise and a prominent NBA analyst.  Throughout the season, Jeff Van Gundy has been hyper-critical of the Chicago Bulls and their handling of head coach Tom Thibodeau. Van Gundy accused the Bulls of trying to undermine Thibodeau through...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy may ‘tone it down’ a bit on Bulls management in regards to Thibodeau

My latest column for the Chicago Tribune is on Jeff Van Gundy and Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. You also can access the column on Twitter at @Sherman_Report. From the column: ******* Jeff Van Gundy usually operates without a filter. Whatever thought pops into his brain often does a beeline straight to his mouth. But the outspoken NBA analyst says he might have to switch on his rarely...
Via Sherman Report
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rift With Thibodeau Growing As Bulls Eye Fred Hoiberg

More than anything the latest knee injury for Derrick Rose was a hit to the Chicago Bulls championship dreams for this season.  However, as with anything there is always a ripple effect and it seems Rose going down has put the pressure squarely on head coach Tom Thibodeau. Rumors have persisted for months that there was a growing rift between him and GM Gar Forman in regards to...
Via Sports Mockery
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau Not Committed To Aaron Brooks Being Full-Time Starter

Aaron Brooks started in the place of Derrick Rose for the Bulls’ game against the Hornets on Wednesday. After the game, Tom Thibodeau was asked about Brooks, who finished with 12 points in the loss, being the starter going forward. Thibodeau says he hasn’t committed to Brooks being the full-time starter going forward. Thibodeau hasn't […] The post Tom Thibodeau Not Committed...
Via Diehardsport
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jay Williams Claims Bulls Are Targeting Fred Hoiberg for Head Coaching Job

Fred Hoiberg’s name has come up for numerous coaching and front office positions over the last few years and ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams is claiming the Chicago Bulls might be the latest to target him. It is unclear how much truth there is behind rumors that current Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau is Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose’s Knee Heals Itself After Being Berated by Tom Thibodeau

An MRI this morning confirmed that the torn meniscus in Derrick Rose’s right knee has grown back together after being screamed at late last night by head coach Tom Thibodeau for being weak. “I was in a lot of pain yesterday,” said Rose. “But then coach came in and just lit into my right knee. He called it … well, a lot of things I can’t really say to reporters. But he...
Via Sports Pickle
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Teams with the Best Odds to Win the 2015 NBA Championship

With a monumental shift power shift in the Eastern Conference to unlikely frontrunners in the West, the 2014-2015 NBA season has a lot of teams that can come out on top. However, which team really has the best odds of winning it all? Bookmakers in Vegas are known to be extremely accurate when it comes to sports betting as they have the odds down to a mathematical tee. So which...
Via Cavaliers Nation
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stop Giving Kirk Hinrich so Many Minutes, Thibs!

Kirk Hinrch is old and bad. On Friday night, he’ll suit up for the first time since Feb. 7, when the Chicago Bulls beat the New Orleans Pelicans. He missed the last three games before the All-Star break with a turf toe injury – just another injury piled on to the Kansas guard’s career. During practice on Wednesday Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau threw out a stat to reporters. Thibodeau...
Via Sports Mockery
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

For Bulls, big acquisition is continuity

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls are healthy and have a chance to build some continuity. Consider that their big acquisition. The Bulls stood pat at Thursday's trade deadline and geared up for the stretch run with all their pieces in place. ''We feel good about our team,'' coach Tom Thibodeau said. It hasn't been an easy season for the Bulls, who came in aiming high with the return...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

@NBAOnTNT Takes Shot At Tom Thibodeau During All Star Game

The East and the West combined for the most points in NBA All Star Game history (321) Sunday night in Brooklyn, New York. After the end of the third quarter, the official NBA on TNT Twitter account went trolling on the Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau with this tweet: Even though it's an All-Star game, Thibs is at […] The post @NBAOnTNT Takes Shot At Tom Thibodeau During All Star Game appeared...
Via Diehardsport
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls' Dunleavy to miss 18th straight vs. Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says small forward and shooting guard Mike Dunleavy has decided he's not yet ready to return from a right ankle injury against the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. Thibodeau says he thought Dunleavy was set to return after the Bulls held their shootaround Saturday morning in New Orleans, but the coach says Dunleavy told him...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Trade Machine-Approved: What Can Derrick Rose Net Chicago in Return?

The Chicago Bulls are in the midst of a bit of a funk, but for once during the Tom Thibodeau era, it’s not due to a lack of scoring; rather, it’s a lack of an interior defense with Pau Gasol at center and Joakim Noah playing out of position at the four. Derrick Rose has shown flashes of his once MVP-caliber abilities, but his game has changed post-surgeries, as he has become...
Via Sports Mockery
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

If Thibodeau Is Done There’s Only One Name At The Top Of Chicago’s Wish List

Rumors have been swirling for the better part of two years regarding the fast eroding relationship between Chicago Bulls’ general manager Gar Forman and head coach Tom Thibodeau. First it was Forman firing Thibodeau’s favorite assistant in Ron Adams. Forman then decided to trade his favorite player and “team glue” Luol Deng, to the Cleveland Cavaliers for some draft picks...
Via Sports Mockery
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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