Posts tagged "tom thibodeau"

Despite Butler's Return, Bulls Fall Flat in Phoenix

Despite Butler's Return, Bulls Fall Flat in Phoenix
The Chicago Bulls had scored over 100 points in four straight games before Wednesday’s deflating 123-92 loss to Golden State. So with the lowly Phoenix Suns on the schedule, I thought it would be safe to assume the Bulls would return to their newfound high-scoring ways, right? Of course, I couldn’t have been more wrong.... Read more »

Tom Thibodeau And Timberwolves Agree To Deal

Tom Thibodeau And Timberwolves Agree To Deal
It shouldn’t be news when an opposing team signs a head coach, but for all the drama and turmoil that surrounded Tom Thibodeau and his tenure in Chicago, it would be remiss of Bulls Confidential to refrain from focusing on the topic of the day. Finalizing a five-year, $40 million deal that will see Thibodeau... Read more »

The Rose/Butler dynamic

The Rose/Butler dynamic
Yesterday, Jimmy Butler more or less acknowledged that there indeed were issues between himself and Derrick Rose. While on Waddle & Silvy, Butler talked about going into this season with a better chemistry between the two, even going as far as using the term “We better”, which is both encouraging and disconcerting at the same... Read more »
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The changing perspective on Bulls management

The changing perspective on Bulls management
With the drama between Tom Thibodeau and Bulls management reaching its end last week, expectations of a quieter and more steady franchise are once again at a high point. At least, this is what the Bulls tell themselves. The conclusion of the aforementioned rift, has created another one, and one with much higher potential for... Read more »

A mixed bag of thoughts

A mixed bag of thoughts
With all that’s happened this season, and since the season ended, now would be a good time to get some closure on things, as well as look ahead to what will be a very different future. The Bulls under Fred Hoiberg will be more entertaining Sure, I could beat around the bush, but I believe... Read more »

Another day, another talk about Thibodeau

Another day, another talk about Thibodeau
K.C. Johnson published this piece last night, and there are some intriguing nuggets in there. For example, interest in Thibodeau overall, seems to be diminishing. With so many agendas and points of view available, it can be tough separating fact from fiction. But this is indisputable: The Clippers gave the Celtics a future first-round pick... Read more »
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The summer of Thibs

The summer of Thibs
So. This is my first post as the lead blogger here. That isn’t terrifying at all! I mean, it’s not like I have some big shoes to fill. Nah, just some guy who devoted years and years to build up a community, delivering daily articles, recording podcasts, and even got some time in the sun... Read more »

What to expect in the playoffs

What to expect in the playoffs
By earning the third seed, Chicago is going up against the Milwaukee Bucks tomorrow evening. Most expect the Bulls to roll over the 41-41 Bucks, which is ignoring the fact that Milwaukee wrapped up the year with the fourth best defensive ranking. They are long, agile, and quick. To expect them to just roll over,... Read more »

The Curious Case Of Kirk Hinrich

The Curious Case Of Kirk Hinrich
It’s no secret that one area in which both Tom Thibodeau and Gar Forman agree, is regarding Kirk Hinrich and his supposed worth to the franchise. Ironically, the one certain common denominator they have, isn’t shared by the fan base. Well, not for the most part anyway. Hinrich, now 34, is in the late stages... Read more »
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Lotto results should help the East, may help the Bulls

The Cavaliers will be picking #1 again for the third time in four years after hitting on a 1.7% chance to win the lottery.  I suppose the conspiracy theorists will say the NBA just wants to make up for that whole LeBron James thing by putting a dominant team in one of the crappiest markets in the NBA instead of in Boston or L.A...