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Jimmy Butler must be mentally wary of upcoming restricted free agency

As the Bulls' 1-1 trip concluded, coach Tom Thibodeau revealed a telling anecdote about Jimmy Butler.

Chicago Bulls' System and Stars Are Defining Each Other

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

Rose scores 31, Bulls beat Blazers 115-106

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' searching for answers to defensive woes

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is dismissing any talk about trust issues when it comes to Chicago's defensive problems.

Is Tom Thibodeau Leaning Too Hard on Pau Gasol?

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

Are Chicago Bulls Locked into a Two-Year Title Window?

“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

Bulls planning back-to-back for Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah

2 weeks agoSports : Globetrotting

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.

'Tired' Derrick Rose Sits Second Half of Loss to Nuggets

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

Derrick Rose Held Out of Second Half Due to Hamstring

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.

Turns out Tom Thibodeau Can Coach Offense Too

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

Tom Thibodeau Says Derrick Rose Has ‘Got to Get Out There and Play’

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.

Of course Tom Thibodeau is frustrated with Derrick Rose's injury situation

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

Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott Proving They're Too Good Not to Play

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

Bulls send Taj Gibson home; Pau Gasol and Derrick Rose closer to return

3 weeks agoSports : Globetrotting

TUALATIN, Ore. -- Speaking before Sunday's practice at the Portland Trail Blazers' practice facility, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Taj Gibson got sent home to Chicago to be examined by team doctors.

Kirk Hinrich Injury: Updates on Bulls Guard's Chest and Return

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Kirk Hinrich left Thursday's game against the Sacramento Kings with a chest injury. Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago passed along the latest on Hinrich and more from coach Tom Thibodeau: Hinrich, 33, has started eight games this season and is currently averaging 9.4 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. Show More Summary

Properly Balanced Chicago Bulls More Dangerous Than Ever

The days of the one-dimensional Chicago Bulls are over. With the annual November circus road trip underway, Tom Thibodeau 's club looks nothing like the thin, offensively punchless crew it was at the end of last season. The Bulls rank eighth in offensive efficiency this year, worlds better than their No. Show More Summary

Bulls call Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol '50-50' for Kings game

4 weeks agoSports : Globetrotting

LOS ANGELES -- Speaking to reporters before Wednesday's practice at the Clippers' practice facility, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Derrick Rose would participate and Pau Gasol would not.

Bulls' Thibodeau urges patience with Rose

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...

Finally Healthy, Derrick Rose Making Life Easier for Chicago Bulls Teammates

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

Derrick Rose out again; coach Tom Thibodeau ponders NBA grind

last monthSports : Globetrotting

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.

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