Posts tagged "Tom Thibodeau"

Bulls nearing deal with Nate Robinson

Bulls nearing deal with Nate Robinson
After signing Kirk Hinrich to fill in as the starting point guard while Derrick Rose recovers from a torn ACL, the Chicago Bulls turned their attention toward finding a backup for Hinrich. They seemed to find one Monday when the organization was reportedly putting the final touches on an agreement with free agent Nate Robinson.... Read more »

Hard chase leads Bulls, Kirk Hinrich back together

Hard chase leads Bulls, Kirk Hinrich back together
The perpetual journey chasing Kirk Hinrich out of his basketball purgatory and back to the Chicago Bulls seemed so inevitable, so appropriate. Conversations have run rampant since free agency opened last weekend, but no player was targeted and coveted by the Bulls more than Hinrich, a resurgence of loyalty to make up for the fashion... Read more »

Bulls' 2011-12 season honors

Bulls' 2011-12 season honors
As the Chicago Bulls look to move past the devastating end to their season, let’s hand out some player and team awards. Most valuable player: Luol Deng While Derrick Rose is far and away the Bulls’ best player, it is Deng whom coach Tom Thibodeau has repeatedly referred to as the “glue” of the team.... Read more »
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Bulls extend series with 77-69 win over 76ers in Game 5

Bulls extend series with 77-69 win over 76ers in Game 5
Playing Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, the Chicago Bulls earned a grind-out 77-69 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at the United Center. The Bulls pulled within 3-2 in this best-of-seven series. The Bulls, who were again without Derrick Rose (torn ACL) and Joakim Noah (ankle), placed two players in double... Read more »

Bulls fall again, 89-82, to 76ers in Game 4

Bulls fall again, 89-82, to 76ers in Game 4
Playing Game 4 in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Chicago Bulls suffered a hard-fought 89-82 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center. The Bulls are down 3-1 in this best-of-seven series. Without Derrick Roe (torn ACL) and Joakim Noah (ankle) in the lineup, the Bulls placed four... Read more »

Joakim Noah appears doubtful to return in Bulls' series

Joakim Noah appears doubtful to return in Bulls' series
Barring a miracle, Joakim Noah is most likely not going to return to the Chicago Bulls during the first-round series of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers. The center severely sprained his left ankle during the Bulls’ stunning 79-74 Game 3 loss on Friday night, and he has been in crutches since leaving... Read more »
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Bulls roll past 76ers 103-91 in Game 1

Bulls roll past 76ers 103-91 in Game 1
Playing Game 1 in the best-of-seven quarterfinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Chicago Bulls coasted to a 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday afternoon at the United Center. The Bulls placed five players in double figures against the Sixers. Derrick Rose flirted with a triple-double throughout the game and improved as the... Read more »

Bulls sticking to core beliefs to close season

Bulls sticking to core beliefs to close season
As the NBA finishes its lockout-shortened regular season, teams around the league, even some that are out of contention, have opted to rest key players rather than maintain a consistent workload. Squads that have participated in such practices include the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks. However, the Chicago Bulls, true to form,... Read more »

Bulls roll past Pacers 92-87

Bulls roll past Pacers 92-87
Playing the first game of back-to-back set to close out the regular season, the Chicago Bulls coasted to a 92-87 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Bulls, who clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference on Tuesday, improved to 49-16 this season. The Bulls placed five... Read more »
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Bulls' Mike James: Thibs 'a true general'

Bulls' Mike James: Thibs 'a true general'
The relationship between Mike James and Tom Thibodeau goes all the way back to the 2004-05 season, when James was a reserve guard for a Houston Rockets team that featured Thibodeau as the lead assistant coach under Jeff Van Gundy. Both James and Thibodeau quickly formed a bond, and the two men still share similar... Read more »
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