When Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden were hired to take over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the expectation within in the organization and around the NBA was that they were coming in to make significant changes to a franchise with the longest-running playoff drought in the league.
Patience and perseverance pushed Kris Dunn into the 2016 NBA draft lottery. Elite physical tools, mental toughness and some Tom Thibodeau -approved defensive nastiness made Dunn the No. 5 pick and the latest piece of the Minnesota Timberwolves'...Show More Summary
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Even though the Minnesota Timberwolves are entering a new era under head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau, Ricky Rubio's time with the team does not appear to be ending anytime soon. On Sunday, Sid Hartman of...Show More Summary
Minnesota got the top grade with its hiring of Tom Thibodeau, while the Knicks didn't fare as well with Jeff Hornacek. Here's how all 11 teams fared:
When Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor decided to hire Tom Thibodeau as coach and president of basketball operations and Scott Layden as general manager, many in the organization braced for sweeping changes to the front office and coaching staff.
Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Tom Thibodeau and General Manager Scott Layden this afternoon announced changes in the team’s front office and coaching structure: “Effective immediately, the following...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls were unable to make the playoffs this season and it was a disappointing season to say the least. Fred Hoiberg took over as the Bulls' head coach after Tom Thibodeau was let go last offseason. He didn't do a poor job, but the Bulls will need to [...]
New Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau is already busy, as he is back in Chicago this week to take in the NBA Draft Combine. Thibodeau, hired by Minnesota on April 20 to also be the team's president of basketball operations,...Show More Summary
Tom Thibodeau is the new president/coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, but it’s not the first time he’s worked with the team. In 1989, he took a job with the T-Wolves as an assistant coach under Bill Musselman. At that time, Thibs also had some glorious lettuce. Read more...
Tom Thibodeau came to Minnesota for the impressive young core of talent assembled.
Tom Thibodeau is coming to the Minnesota Timberwolves with more influence than he's ever had. But he says the dual roles of president of basketball operations and coach do not make him the czar in Minnesota.
The Lakers wanted to ease into their decision on Byron Scott, let the emotions subside from a scarred season before plunging into whether he stayed or left as their coach. But Tom Thibodeau was hired by the Minnesota Timberwolves, Scott Brooks was snapped up by the Washington Wizards and the Lakers...
The Tom Thibodeau effect is quickly going to take shape with the Minnesota Timberwolves. And it will start with his young center, Karl Anthony Towns. Towns is perhaps the biggest beneficiary to the hiring of Thibodeau. Karl Anthony Towns has to be a happy young man these days. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Timberwolves have a new coach and president of basketball operations in Tom Thibodeau, which was an excellent first step in their offseason. In fact, you could say they've already won the offseason. The timeliness of that...Show More Summary
Tom Thibodeau will lead a roster that is oozing with young talent as he tries to transform the Minnesota Timberwolves, the NBA's longtime study in untapped potential.
The new Timberwolves boss inherits a tantalizing roster, but also a vexing question: Is Ricky Rubio a long-term core player? The Minnesota Timberwolves finished last season No. 27 in points allowed per 100 possessions due primarily to the second-worst shot defense in the league. Show More Summary
Thibodeau, who most recently coached the Bulls, will be in charge of an intriguing young roster while also serving as Minnesota’s president of basketball operations.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired Tom Thibodeau as their new coach and president of basketball operations, the team announced on Wednesday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been flirting with mere mediocrity since Kevin Garnett left town nearly a decade ago. Their highest finish in the Western Conference in the past ten years was a tenth place in 2014, after which they traded Kevin Love and won 16 games the next season. Read more...