TOM THIBODEAU NEWS

Thibodeau: USA Minicamp 'Next Step' In Rose's Rehab Process

Derrick Rose is participating in USA Basketball's five-day minicamp in Las Vegas as he takes the next step in his rehab process. Rose tore his right meniscus on a seemingly benign backcut last Nov. 21. “This is the next step,” said Tom Thibodeau. “Derrick has handled every step to this point the right way. The last time he participated in USA Basketball, he followed that...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Brooks officially joins Bulls

The Chicago Bulls officially announced the signing of veteran combo guard Aaron Brooks on Tuesday. "We're excited to add a player as experienced and talented as Aaron to our group," Bulls GM Gar Forman said in a statement. Brooks split time last season between the Denver Nuggets and the Houston Rockets -- averaging 9.0 points and 3.2 assists a game. Brooks will serve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Aaron Brooks Signing Grade

Chicago Bulls: Aaron Brooks Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: Numbers aren’t announced The contract numbers for Brooks aren’t announced yet, but I doubt it is more than the veteran’s minimum, 2 million per season at the most. Regardless, I thought I would write the grade anyways, mainly because I’m bored and I love the addition as...
Via HoopStuff
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Sign Jimmer Fredette

Posted to The One And OnlyWelp, the Jimmer era in Chicago didn’t last long. After playing just 8 games for the Bulls, the free agent signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday. Fredette, who was never given a chance by Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau (and rightly so), only scored 32 points in 56 minutes as a Bulls. Good luck, Jimmer. 93 total views, 93 views today The...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Thibodeau hopeful Mirotic is ready for NBA

Coach Tom Thibodeau is hoping that, after three years, prized European prospect Nikola Mirotic is finally ready to come to the Chicago Bulls. Mirotic recently worked out a buyout with Real Madrid, and the Bulls sound ready to find a way to make it all work. After finalizing the deal for Pau Gasol, their focus will turn back to Mirotic so that he will be ready to come over for the upcoming season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Reconsidering Chicago Bulls, Tom Thibodeau Recruiting Hard

Posted to The One And OnlyMultiple sources have reported that the Chicago Bulls, led by Tom Thibodeau, have made a very strong last minute push to attempt to lure Carmelo Anthony away from Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks. Hearing the Stephen A. Smith report is accurate. Carmelo may have been leaning elsewhere, but regained interest in #Bulls. — Mike McGraw (@McGrawDHBulls...
Via Sports Mockery
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Rose, Noah and Gibson help recruit Knicks' Carmelo Anthony

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose had a change of heart, and joined teammates Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson to try to convince Knicks star Carmelo Anthony to join the Bulls. Last weekend, Rose said it wasn’t his job to sell players on the Bulls. But that suddenly changed.   
Via Intrigue Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony and Tom Thibodeau Agree On One Specific Roster Move

Posted to Chicago BullsAccording to the NY Post, source familiar with the situation have said that Carmelo Anthony and Tom Thibodeau agree that the Chicago Bulls need to keep Taj Gibson: For the Bulls to get near the $22.5 million figure — and only for four years — they’d have to trade power forward Taj Gibson, among making other moves. “The head coach doesn’t want to trade...
Via Sports Mockery
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls Injury Update: Derrick Rose's health not an obstacle

The Chicago Bulls compiled a regular season record of 48-34 in the 2013-2014 season and lost in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs to the Washington Wizards. The Bulls won nearly 50 games, despite ranking 30th in the league in scoring. Much of the offensive woes can be attributed to the fact that Derrick Rose missed most of the season due to injury. The good ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Best NBA Mock Draft You Will See

Posted to Chicago BullsPretty spot on if you ask me. Everyone knows Tom Thibodeau likes to grind minutes out of his players and captain Kirk is a legend. Well not really a legend. As the NBA Draft approaches, Chicago Bulls fans are hoping they can trade the two first round picks as part of a bigger deal. Possibly in an attempt to get Kevin Love or clear cap space for Carmelo Anthony...
Via Sports Mockery
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Boeheim: Thibodeau 'very excited' about chance of coaching Carmelo

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim told the New York Post's Marc Berman that Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has talked to him about free-agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony: Boeheim and Thibodeau were together last summer in Las Vegas during Team USA's training camp as assistant coaches for Mike Krzyzewski. Even then, Thibodeau picked Boeheim's brain on Anthony. They remain...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Boeheim: Thibodeau ‘very excited’ For Chance To Land Carmelo

The Chicago Bulls are prepared to make an all-out push to land Carmelo Anthony and they have  a lucky rabbits tail in their back pockets. Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim coached Carmelo Anthony in college and is great friends with Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. Boeheim told the New York Post that Thibs is excited for the opportunity to land Anthony. “I’ve talked...
Via Thacover2
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau “Very Excited” About Carmelo Anthony

Posted to Chicago BullsThe 2014 NBA free agency frenzy has just begun and everyone is adding their opinions. Enter Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim who recently talked about his conversation with Tom Thibodeau about Carmelo Anthony. According to the New York Post: Boeheim and Thibodeau were together last summer in Las Vegas during Team USA’s training camp as assistant coaches for...
Via Sports Mockery
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady to Carmelo: ‘Go to Chicago buddy’

Tracy McGrady was once pursued by the Chicago Bulls, and has also once played for Tom Thibodeau. So when the 7-time All-Star was asked about his thoughts on the Anthony-Bulls rumors, McGrady played the role of recruiter. Quotes taken from this CSN Chicago piece, have T-Mac pushing Melo to sign with Chicago. “I would like […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Boeheim Has Talked To Thibodeau About Carmelo, Believes In Their Potential Partnership

Jim Boeheim has talked to Tom Thibodeau about Carmelo Anthony and believes in their ability to create a successful partnership with the Chicago Bulls. “I’ve talked to Tom about Melo, his name has come up,’’ Boeheim said on Tuesday. “I think Tom is very excited about the possibility of getting Carmelo. He likes him. He likes how he plays. He feels he’s coachable. I think...
Via RealGM
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Tom Thibodeau reportedly Pushing for Carmelo Anthony

The Chicago Bulls need to add a veteran scorer this offseason and no one realizes that more than head coach Tom Thibodeau. That’s why he’s spearheading the Bulls’ campaign to lure the 7-time All-Star to the Windy City. Thibodeau is doing a ton of research on Anthony, who officially opted out of his contract with the Knicks earlier today. He even went as far as to call some...
Via Standing O Sports
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Thibodeau contacts Carmelo Anthony; Anthony looking into Chicago lifestyle

With a potential free agency circus looming, Carmelo Anthony has been contacted by a possible new coach of his. According to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has reached out to Anthony, and is trying to do all he can to make sure that Melo will come to Chicago. […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Thibodeau making push to bring Carmelo into fold

The Bulls’ push to acquire New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is heating up heading into NBA draft week, and perhaps no one wants his services more than coach Tom Thibodeau. According to one of Anthony’s former coaches, Thibodeau has reached out to him and to several other coaches who have worked with Anthony with numerous calls. ‘‘I even told Tom that there may be days...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Reaches Out To Carmelo Anthony

The Chicago Bulls want to the land the services of Carmelo Anthony this summer, and according to reports head coach Tom Thibodeau is leading the charge. The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that Thibodeau has reached to Melo himself, in hopes of persuading the star forward to make the Windy City his new home. According to one of Anthony’s former coaches, Thibodeau has reached...
Via Thacover2
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls Tom Thibodeau Reaches Out To Carmelo

The Chicago Bulls want to the land the services of Carmelo Anthony this summer, and according to reports head coach Tom Thibodeau is leading the charge. The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that Thibodeau has reached to Melo himself, in hopes of persuading the star forward to make the Windy City his new home. According to one of Anthony’s former coaches, Thibodeau has reached out...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau reportedly pushing to bring Carmelo Anthony to Bulls

Carmelo Anthony is widely expected to opt out of his contract Monday and become a free agent. The Chicago Bulls are said to be one of the teams he’s most strongly considering, and it sounds like the interest from the Bulls is equally strong. In fact, reports say Tom Thibodeau, who is not exactly a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Melo to Chicago?

Many reports are saying the Chicago Bulls are the front runner for landing Carmelo Anthony this off-season. Although the Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, and Dallas Mavericks are possibilities, the Chicago Bulls have the most promise with their current roster and staff. Anthony has praised Coach Tom Thibodeau for his masterful coaching and clearly, he wants to come to Chicago. While...
Via KC Sports Ninja
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Bulls Looking To 'Exhaust' Assets To Improve Roster

The Chicago Bulls are actively searching to improve their starting lineup and reportedly list Derrick Rose as their only untouchable player in trade talks. “They are looking to exhaust as many assets as it will take," one source said. The Bulls are "doubtful" to put a possible Tom Thibodeau departure into play, according to the source. The Bulls are expected to pursue...
Via RealGM
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Reasons Why The Lakers Never Reached Out To The Bulls And Thibodeau

Posted to Randy Brown's Bulls Championship RingWhen Mike D’Antoni decided to resign from the Los Angeles Lakers almost two months ago, Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau was the first on their list as a possible replacement. So what happened? First, the Lakers know they would have to give up their number seven draft pick to the Bulls if they wanted to get Gar Forman and the Bulls’...
Via Sports Mockery
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New Coaching Hires Show Tom Thibodeau Is Under Paid

Posted to Chicago BullsDerek Fisher is the new coach of the New York Knicks and Steve Kerr is the new coach of the Golden State Warriors, awesome….only one problem – neither of them have any experience. Who cares right? Tom Thibodeau does, that’s who. Derek Fisher will get $5 million a year to coach the Knicks, yet he’s never called a timeout as a NBA coach. Steve Kerr will...
Via Sports Mockery
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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