Reports: Bulls Will Name Fred Hoiberg Their Next Head Coach

The NBA’s worst-kept secret will finally be revealed publicly tomorrow, as according to a number of reporters, the Chicago Bulls will name Fred Hoiberg their head coach. Adrian Wojnarowski has been reporting for at least a month that the Bulls intended on replacing Tom Thibodeau with Hoiberg. The only question was… » 6/01/15 10:49pm 6/01/15 10:49pm

Tom Thibodeau Takes Everything Too Seriously, Including First Pitches

NBA writer Sam Smith wrote a thoughtful eulogy following the demise of Tom Thibodeau’s stint with the Chicago Bulls, and the article contains an anecdote about how Thibodeau, who gets caught up in an intense obsession with every objective, prepared for a first pitch at a Cubs-White Sox game right after his first… » 5/29/15 2:46pm 5/29/15 2:46pm

Tom Thibodeau Fired, Called Out By Bulls Owner

The Bulls fired intense, sweaty mess Tom Thibodeau today after their season ended in the second round to the Cavaliers. It seems odd to fire a coach who led his team to the playoffs in each of his five seasons, but owner Jerry Reinsdorf’s quote in a team statement hints that there was more to the decision than… » 5/28/15 12:45pm 5/28/15 12:45pm

Tom Thibodeau Is Even More Intense Than You Thought

Tom Thibodeau is one of the best coaches in the NBA. This much is unarguable. He spent a decade as an assistant running some of the league’s best defenses, and his strong side overload scheme has been aped and stolen by every other team. And throughout the numerous injuries to Derrick Rose and other top players, the… » 5/06/15 8:52pm 5/06/15 8:52pm

Derrick Rose Tweaks A Hammy, And Chicago Fans Freak

Late in the Bulls' win over the Cavaliers tonight, Derrick Rose went from his all-angles self to a version with an unsettling lack of verticality. Turns out the Chicago point guard, who spent all last year and much of the previous season mending a knee injury, merely tweaked his hamstring or something; coach Tom… » 11/11/13 11:44pm 11/11/13 11:44pm