Pau Gasol has a legitimate claim to being the Chicago Bulls’ Most Valuable Player. His statistical consistency and invaluable experience has been a steadying anchor as head coach Tom Thibodeau continues to figure out how to maximizeShow More Summary
CHICAGO — “We’ ve got to decide what we want to be.” In the past, the answer to Tom Thibodeau ’s question was easy. The Chicago Bulls teams he's coached have always been defensive juggernauts, teams that grind out wins no matter theShow More Summary
When Tom Thibodeau uses the circle metaphor, something is up. And it's typically his blood pressure.
CHICAGO — After an awful first three quarters, not once did Tom Thibodeau think about benching Derrick Rose. It would have been a completely understandable decision. 36 minutes into the Bulls’ 106-101 Thursday night win over the Denver...Show More Summary
Nikola Mirotic has demonstrated proficiency in a variety ways over the course of his debut season. His rookie status may not put him in the highest standing with head coach Tom Thibodeau, but it is apparent that the 23-year-old Montenegrin brings so much more to the table than the typical first-year player. Show More Summary
Coming into the 2014-15 season, the Chicago Bulls’ front court appeared to be an area of inordinate strength. Adding Nikola Mirotic and Pau Gasol to Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson on the depth chart made for the promise of great things.Show More Summary
Carmelo Anthony returned to the United Center Thursday for the first time since since the Chicago Bulls wined and dined him during July free agency.
As the Bulls' 1-1 trip concluded, coach Tom Thibodeau revealed a telling anecdote about Jimmy Butler.
The Chicago Bulls are winning, but they aren’t quite sure yet who they are this season. Between their new-look roster and head coach Tom Thibodeau, they’ve been forming a new style of basketball for themselves. With added talent comes...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has insisted that Derrick Rose would eventually return to playing the way he was before knee injuries wrecked his previous two seasons. On Friday, Rose looked like he is going to prove his coach right. Rose scored a season-high 31 points, and the Bulls overcame big nights [...]
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is dismissing any talk about trust issues when it comes to Chicago's defensive problems.
Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau leans hard on a select group of players every year—so does nearly every NBA coach. Generally speaking, there’s not much wrong with that. But in Pau Gasol, Thibodeau is perhaps choosing the wrong...Show More Summary
“Title expectations” is a concept floated over, under and around the Chicago Bulls in a most vague way. The team is talented, savvy and rich with the continuity of Tom Thibodeau’s intense defensive program, so it's always consideredShow More Summary
Everybody but Taj Gibson is available for Tuesday's home game against the Dallas Mavericks, and Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said the plan is for both Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah to play both sets of the back-to-back that concludes Wednesday in Charlotte.
A day after Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau expressed frustration over Derrick Rose's frequent absences from the court, the former MVP pulled himself from a game. Rose, scheduled to make $19 million this season, said he felt "tired." “Just tired on both ends of the floor,’’ the Chicago Sun Times quotes Rose. Show More Summary
Well, so much for getting out there and playing. Derrick Rose and head coach Tom Thibodeau decided to shut down the superstar Bulls point guard in the second half of […] The post Derrick Rose Held Out of Second Half Due to Hamstring appeared first on SLAMonline.
Believe it or not, Tom Thibodeau can coach offense. The Chicago Bulls’ scoring, last year, might have had you believing otherwise, as it ranked dead last in the league. But the Bulls still competed at a high level, fighting to a 48-34 victory and a playoff berth behind their terrific defense, which was just as good as their scoring was bad. Show More Summary
Following a four-game absence due to a lingering left hamstring injury, Derrick Rose re-joined his Chicago Bulls teammates on the court in Utah for a 97-95 win against the Jazz. […] The post Tom Thibodeau Says Derrick Rose Has ‘Got to Get Out There and Play’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
That's different than saying Thibodeau is frustrated with Rose himself, though. Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose returned to the lineup against the Utah Jazz on Monday night after missing the last four games with a strained hamstring....Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls rookies Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott have shown over the past few weeks that they deserve to be part of the rotation. Head coach Tom Thibodeau has shown that rookies can play in his team. Granted these two are theShow More Summary