In one of this year’s NBA trade deadline blockbusters, the Cleveland Cavaliers sent Derrick Rose to the Utah Jazz in a three-team trade with the Sacramento Kings. Rose, together with Jae Crowder, moved to the Jazz, Joe Johnson and Iman...Show More Summary
Rose was traded to the Jazz on Thursday afternoon. The Cavaliers traded Derrick Rose to the Jazz in a three-team deal ahead of the deadline on Tuesday, but according to the Vertical’s Shams Charania, Utah is likely to buy out his contract. Show More Summary
Patriots coach Bill Belichick is friends with Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau.
Belichick had a courtside seat to watch his friend Tom Thibodeau's team take on the Milwaukee Bucks
We all know there are some coaches out there who are media darlings that love to play the game and interact with reporters. We also know that there are many, many, many more coaches who detest giving any bit of information to the press and endure any conversation with them as time spent in purgatory. Show More Summary
Jason Kidd just got the boot in Milwaukee -- but he's already got a rebound offer from one of the most powerful head coaches in the NBA! Well, sorta... we got Doc Rivers and Tom Thibodeau -- Doc's former Celtics assistant -- leaving...
They both fixed Wolves. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter. The Minnesota Timberwolves, a big 10 games over.500 and two games out of the No. 3 seed in the West, smacked the Cleveland Cavaliers by 28 on Monday. The Target Center was loud, Andrew Wiggins had a helluva game -- it’s all smiles for Minnesota right now. Show More Summary
Thibodeau relies on his starters more than any other coach in the NBA
Four players went 40+ minutes in a loss.
Minnesota head coach Tom Thibodeau is renowned as a defensive mastermind. But the stats show his team struggles to defend, especially late in games. The Minnesota Timberwolves are not a good defensive team. They rank No. 25 in points allowed per possession, an embarrassingly low level for a team with designs on playoff wins. Show More Summary
This might be a first we’ve seen at Awful Announcing – a sportswriter taking back his own take. It happened with The Ringer’s NBA writer Kevin O’Connor. On a recent podcast, O’Connor was critical of Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau playing such a short rotation on back-to-back games. Show More Summary
Tom Thibodeau loves playing Jimmy Butler 40-minutes.
Players don't like Thibs' tight, 8-man rotation. The post Report: Tom Thibodeau, Timberwolves Players Having ‘Chemistry Issues’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler sat down with USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick for a wide-ranging discussion on Butler's busy year.
Jimmy Butler explained why things didn't last in Chicago and why he and Tom Thibodeau work so well together.
Butler was reunited with Thibodeau in Minnesota this season
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Tom Thibodeau confirmed locking up Wiggins is the next step for Minnesota after a busy summer
Does he have hobbies? Does he need to decompress? Didn't seem like it in Las Vegas last week. Tom Thibodeau was in his element -- available, gregarious, surrounded by people who care about basketball as much as he does.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are making big moves this offseason. The latest adds nice depth to their frontcourt. Here’s the St Paul Pioneer Press: Slowly, but surely, Tom Thibodeau is getting his old band back together. Minnesota has agreed to a two-year, $28 million deal with free-agent forward Taj Gibson, a source confirmed. The deal can’t be signed until [...]