Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Thursday it's unfair to criticize guard Derrick Rose's plan to manage his injury-ravaged body, promising that the former MVP "is going to be special again" as he returns from two serious knee surgeries...
CHICAGO—For the first time this season, the Chicago Bulls are thinking more about Derrick Rose's production than his health. The first seven games of the season were an endless round of musical chairs for Tom Thibodeau with key players in and out of the lineup every night. Show More Summary
Saturday night's marquee backcourt matchup featuring the Bulls' Derrick Rose and the Celtics' Rajon Rondo at the packed United Center was postponed because of medical concerns.
Few teams have a reserve unit that resembles the depth and talent of the Chicago Bulls bench, but has head coach Tom Thibodeau effectively used that cohort? Some early-season personnel hiccups have compelled the fifth-year strategist to be a little more reliant on his second string than expected. Show More Summary
Head coach Tom Thibodeau has worked some backup point guard magic during his tenure in Chicago, and now one of those old ball-handlers may want back in. From D.J. Augustin to Nate Robinson to Aaron Brooks, the Bulls' backups have impressed in recent years. Show More Summary
Although they haven't played much basketball yet, the Chicago Bulls have shown us a few interesting things thus far. Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau proved it's possible to get a technical foul when your team's up by 24 points in the fourth quarter. Show More Summary
It's a big game if Tom Thibodeau is offering big-picture perspective.
The rebuilt Chicago Bulls bench is going to challenge head coach Tom Thibodeau to examine the principles that have defined him and his team over the past few years. And he should be positively ecstatic about that. Heavy Minutes, NewShow More Summary
It’s hard to know who to believe when it comes to Jimmy Butler’s sprained left thumb – Butler, his head coach Tom Thibodeau, or the Chicago Bulls’ PR staff. Butler […] The post Jimmy Butler Out With Left Thumb Injury appeared first on SLAMonline.
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls don’t like to talk about the future. Two phrases head coach Tom Thibodeau repeats practically every time he talks to reporters are “You can’t skip any steps” and “The magic is in the work.” Since he came to...Show More Summary
It would be pointless to say that the Chicago Bulls are entering the basketball year with high expectations, because there was never a time when the bar was set low during Tom Thibodeau ’s head coaching tenure. Both he and his players...Show More Summary
Tom Thibodeau grew up in Connecticut a fan of the Patriots, especially favorite player Sam "Bam" Cunningham. But the Bulls coach really turns into a kid again describing the current leader of his boyhood team.
Is Tom Thibodeau right about his team's unpreparedness or is he Chicken Little?
For days now, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has been hammering home the need for a greater commitment and sense of urgency from his team.
The 2014-15 NBA season is the biggest, most expectation-laden Chicago Bulls campaign since we turned over into a new century. Coach Tom Thibodeau’s steely system, which charges his team through the regular season seemingly regardless...Show More Summary
The Bulls' coach is not extending Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah heavily during the preseason, but he doesn't seem too happy about it. Chicago Bulls stars Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah have played limited minutes this preseason as theyShow More Summary
For several days now, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has been hammering home the message of urgency and accountability, saying all playing time decisions will be based on performance in a mostly ragged preseason thus far.
One day after sitting with minor soreness for a planned rest day, Derrick Rose returned to Chicago Bulls' practice Friday. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose's minutes could increase slightly for Saturday's exhibition in Milwaukee.
Derrick Rose sat out the Chicago Bulls' Thursday practice at the Advocate Center with what coach Tom Thibodeau called "a little lower-body soreness."