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A brief preview of Tom Thibodeau’s offense

Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald got a brief lowdown of new Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau’s offensive gameplan for the upcoming season: “We’re going to start with our defense and our rebounding. I believe if you do those things well, it puts you into the open floor. You obviously want to play with pace. I think you […]

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A hearty welcome to Tom Thibodeau

It’s official. Like, officially official. Welcome to the Windy City, Tom. Believe me, we’re pleased as punch to have you here. A real, certified, honest-to-goodness, championship-experienced coach. That’s not a dig on former coach Vinny Del Negro, by the way. Said Thibodeau: “It’s been a long wait for me and to be in this city with […]

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The coaching search has apparently ended

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: “Though no official announcement will come until after [Tom] Thibodeau serves as associate head coach for the Celtics in the NBA Finals, multiple sources confirmed the longtime assistant accepted a three-year deal worth roughly $6.5 million.” Honestly? I am stoked. I think this is a fantastic choice and a […]

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Coaching Watch: Bulls to interview…Kevin McHale?

According to Jim O’Donnell of the Chicago Sun-Times, Kevin McHale is now an official part of the Bulls’ coaching search. According to McHale, anyway. Said McHale: “We’ve had some just primary discussions and I’ve talked to both Gar and Pax a little bit. So, I mean, we’ll see where it goes from there. As far as […]

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