During All-Star Weekend, Carmelo Anthony and Joakim Noah had a conversation about Tom Thibodeau that eventually led to a recruiting pitch for the Chicago Bulls, according to a report.
Anthony asked Noah what it is like to play for Thibodeau.
Thibodeau has been rumored as an eventual candidate for the New York Knicks, while Anthony is also reportedly considering signing with the Bulls...
Jimmer Fredette has played in two games since joining the Bulls, scoring two points in three minutes in each game.
Fredette is known for his shooting ability, but, at this point in the season with rotations mostly set, how much of a factor can he really be going forward? Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says you can never know what will happen.
“What you don’t know is you can’t...
Should Joakim Noah be considered in the MVP conversation?
The mere fact that Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau entertained that question before Monday's game shows how much Noah's game has developed over the last two seasons, especially this one. With LeBron James and Kevin Durant playing at their usual high level, few, if any around the league are wondering whether Noah should...
Jimmy Butler entered Monday having averaged 15.3 points on 52.5 percent shooting, 4.7 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.5 blocks over his previous six games, adding efficient offense to his already strong presence on defense for the Chicago Bulls.
"His demeanor is terrific," Tom Thibodeau said. "There are plays in which he defends as well as you can defend and...
Chicago Bulls Basketball– With the signing of Jimmer Fredette, the Chicago Bulls current point guard situation is anything but what was planned at the beginning of the season. Yet even with Derrick Rose out, the Bulls continue to win. How? Great question. Many factors have contributed to the Bulls success to this point, but coach Tom Thibodeau’s ability to take so-called “cast...
Chicago Bulls Basketball– It’s officially official, Jimmer Fredette is now a member of the Chicago Bulls. After much speculation, Fredette officially inked his new deal with the team on Sunday morning according to multiple Bulls sources. He will wear number 32 and will be available to play against the New York Knicks later today on ESPN.
Jimmer Fredette is a Bull. It’s official...
It might have been a nice gesture, or at least a reassuring one, but coach Tom Thibodeau really didn’t need it.
Speaking on WGWG-FM (87.7) on Thursday, vice president of basketball operations John Paxson again addressed all of the speculation that Thibodeau’s lifespan as the Bulls’ coach could be a short one, especially with the New York Knicks’ job likely to open up this...
That's what Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau hollered to the officials in the second quarter Friday night in Dallas. His team needed a cold shower, too. They trailed by 16 points. Vince Carter and Shawn Marion, it seemed, could not miss 3-pointers.
But the Bulls perked up and finally took command of the game in the final five minutes. They made every key play...
George Karl and Daryl Morey agreed that you cannot play a slow pace in today's NBA in a panel at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Defenses are just too good, they said, with Morey citing Tom Thibodeau's ability to smother teams deep in the shot clock. The data show clearly that early scores are vital.
Morey discussed the different use of Dwight Howard by the Houston...
Tom Thibodeau's reported rift with the Bulls front office has been a storyline surrounding the organization on and off the last couple of seasons.
But those issues appear to be in the past.
Thibodeau joined the "Kap and Haugh show" last week and put the drama to bed and Bulls VP of basketball operations John Paxson did the same Thursday.
"To me, it's a dead...
With a strong interest to play for Tom Thibodeau, according to a report, Jimmer Fredette will most likely sign with the Bulls when/if he clears waivers on Saturday.
According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com:
The Chicago Bulls are closing in on signing former Sacramento Kings guard Jimmer Fredette, according to sources close to the process.
Sources told ESPN.com on Thursday that — while...
Solid defense has been a staple for the Chicago Bulls under coach Tom Thibodeau, but a suddenly potent offense has helped carry them a season-high five games over .500.
They weren't as successful on either end of the floor in their first meeting with the Dallas Mavericks, though.
Chicago seeks its eighth victory in nine games Friday night at Dallas, which has won four straight...
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After undergoing season-ending knee surgery, Bulls star Derrick Rose has started running again on his own.Although the 25-year-old point guard is making progress, Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters he still has a long way to go in recovery, and is still far from practicing with the team."(Things are) basically the same," Thibodeau said. "Doing a little bit...
The trade deadline has passed, and the Bulls were quiet, opting to keep their group in tact after dealing Luol Deng a month earlier. But that doesn't mean there won't be any more new faces on the roster as they prepare for a playoff run.
Tom Thibodeau spoke Wednesday prior to the Bulls' game against the Golden State Warriors about the possibility of bringing in a buyout...
Injured Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has started running, although coach Tom Thibodeau says he's nowhere near ready to practice.
The former MVP point guard tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. He sat out last year while recovering from surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament...
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8 days ago
We have seen funny pictures which jokingly had Tom Thibodeau with horns coming out of his head, but this laugh might keep me up at night.
Source: SB Nation
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Many have speculated about the future of Tom Thibodeau with the Chicago Bulls due to reported discord in his relationship with the front office and purported interest from other teams such as the New York Knicks.
"I'm with a team that I love. I'm not sure why that'd be a question," said Thibodeau when asked on Monday. "I'm under contract. I'm planning...
First of all, it’s nice to know that Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau appears to actually have a sense of humor. Yet, even with this revelation, it comes at a price: his laugh is downright frightening.
Hey, speaking of frightening, how ’bout Sunday’s Bulls-Heat game, which was 65-52…at the end of the third quarter. Woof!
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If Tom Thibodeau ever happens to leave the realm of NBA coaching, he might have a secondary job as a scary voiceover artist.
Check out the below footage courtesy of Seth Rosenthal of SB Nation which shows Thibs laughing during an ESPN interview:
Thibodeau image courtesy of Getty Images
Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau sat down with Jeff Van Gundy for an interview and bust into some evil movie villain laughter. I am guessing this is the first time most of us have seen Thibs smile let alone laugh.
There is great meme potential here.
h/t Seth Rosenthal
Prior to Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors, Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau was asked directly if he would be surprised to see a move happen, given what he has been told.
“Yeah, I would,” Thibodeau said. [There] doesn’t seem like there’s a whole lot of movement. I feel real good about the guys that we do have.”
During a week of trade...
Chicago Bulls Basketball: As the NBA Trade Deadline rapidly approaches, the odds of the Chicago Bulls making a blockerbuster deal, or any deal for that matter, is highly unlikely. As much as Chicago may beg and plead with the Bulls front office to get a little bit farther under the cap, the truth is that it just won’t happen.
The Chicago Bulls just picked up their...
Tom Thibodeau talked with the media about Toronto’s improved defence since the trade with the Sacramento Kings and gave a pretty detailed scouting report on the Raptors.
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As of late Wednesday, Carlos Boozer said he plans to return from missing three games with a sore left calf in Thursday's final game before the All-Star break against the Nets.
If he does, coach Tom Thibodeau said Boozer will do so as the starting power forward.
"Yeah," Thibodeau said Wednesday when asked if Boozer will remain the starter. "I have to know what...