Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg will be the man to replace Tom Thibodeau at the helm of the Chicago Bulls. Thibodeau exits Chicago as the (...)
The Chicago Bulls became the most recent NBA team to follow the trend of hiring college basketball coaches. The franchise tabbed Iowa State Cyclones head coach Fred Hoiberg to succeed the departed Tom Thibodeau, per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. He added that the contract is for five years and "nearly" $25 million. Show More Summary
The irony of telling Tom Thibodeau to take a break is enough to knock you over, but sitting out a year is the best move for the hard-driving, recently deposed Chicago Bulls head coach. The main reason is practical. There's just nothing...Show More Summary
Van Gundy is going after the Bulls' front office and owner for the way they treated Tom Thibodeau. Jeff Van Gundy refuses to stop criticizing the Chicago Bulls. During an ESPN conference call on Monday, Van Gundy took the organization...Show More Summary
It didn’t take long for the Chicago Bulls to find Tom Thibodeau’s replacement—Iowa State bench boss Fred Hoiberg is widely expected to take over coaching duties in the Windy City. The post Report: Bulls Working on Five-Year Deal for Fred Hoiberg appeared first on SLAMonline.
Fred Hoiberg may become next Bulls coach The Chicago Bulls need a new coach now that they’ve decided that Tom Thibodeau, despite his success, isn’t the man for the job. Here’s the New York Daily News reporting on Saturday that Fred Hoiberg is expected to land the position: While the Chicago Bulls were going to great lengths on Thursday [...]
The word coming out of Des Moines is that the Chicago Bulls are close to announcing Fred Hoiberg as its new coach, replacing the recently ousted Tom Thibodeau. Hoiberg is a former Bull who had success leading the team at Iowa State. [ more › ]
As the Bulls prepare to introduce Fred Hoiberg as their next coach, their prime free-agent acquisition addressed the departure of their last.
It’s been two days since the Chicago Bulls parted ways with former coach Tom Thibodeau, and already a new candidate is on the verge of replacing him. According to multiple reports, that replacement is Iowa State Coach Fred Hoiberg, 42. The Chicago Tribune, citing unnamed people close to the situation, reported late Friday that Hoiberg […]
The Chicago Bulls are expected to hire Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg as the team’s next head coach. After firing head coach Tom Thibodeau on Thursday, the Bulls’ front office The post Fred Hoiberg Expected To Be Named Chicago Bulls Coach appeared first on SLAMonline.
The coaching move seems inevitable in Chicago. Barring a sudden change of heart, Fred Hoiberg is still expected to replace Tom Thibodeau as the next Bulls head coach. The official announcement from the team could happen as early as next...Show More Summary
NBA writer Sam Smith wrote a thoughtful eulogy following the demise of Tom Thibodeau’s stint with the Chicago Bulls, and the article contains an anecdote about how Thibodeau, who gets caught up in an intense obsession with every objective, prepared for a first pitch at a Cubs-White Sox game right after his first season as the team’s coach in 2011. Read more...
This story says everything you need to know about Thibodeau's insane work ethic. We knew that fired Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was a maniacal, insane workaholic at his actual job. Turns out he's also a maniacal, insane workaholic...Show More Summary
The talent of the Bulls' roster? Anthony Davis? The tantalizing future of the Timberwolves, should that job open? We rank the five most prominent open jobs. With the news that Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has been fired, there are now five teams that could be looking to hire a new head coach: the Pelicans, Magic, Bulls, Nuggets and Timberwolves. Show More Summary
Just two years ago, the Los Angeles Lakers were in the playoffs. The last two seasons haven’t gone well for the storied franchise, with this season resulting in an all-time low win percentage for the team. But as the saying goes, the...Show More Summary
BALTIMORE-- The White Sox announced at SoxFest last January that Vince Coleman would be their new base-running instructor, hoping one of the all-time great base stealers would rub off on their players. Speedster Micah Johnson seemed like a good bet to steal 20 or more bases. Show More Summary
The coaching carousel is in perpetual spin, as you don’t have to look very far to find some schmo who isn't doing his job very well. But most of those coaches weren’t as capable or as accomplished as Tom Thibodeau, who was unceremoniously canned by the Chicago Bulls on Thursday.
That and more in Friday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. GOOD NIGHT, TOMMY: The Bulls canned Tom Thibodeau on Thursday. But they didn't just can him. They let the world know via nasty press release that passive-aggressively confirmed all these issues the Bulls allegedly had with Thibodeau over the past year or so. Show More Summary
The Bulls came out of this looking like an angry teenager.
Judging by Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf's parting shots at fired coach Tom Thibodeau in a 231-word statement Thursday, no wonder the organization struggled with healthy and professional internal communication.