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you have to put Knicks coach Mike Woodson ahead of Rivers after leading the Knicks to a 31-16 record? What about Tom Thibodeau , who has the Bulls at 29-19 without Derrick Rose ? What about Frank Vogel, who has the Pacers at 31-19 without
for those players when the coach has had a defensive coordinator on his staff throughout his tenure, most notably Tom Thibodeau during the championship season. A large share of the credit for the Celtics' strong defensive prowess over the last
have had with Rondo-to-Garnett in those spots over the years) and the adjustments. And he's done this without Tom Thibodeau , so we can drop that angle. Doc's made mistakes during this postseason, but overall this at least matches his
The seven-point margin was the closest they've come to beating the Bulls in Chicago since former defensive guru Tom Thibodeau left to take over the head-coaching job. But beyond the result, Rivers was annoyed and he let his team have it
them to 64 points. “They are a great group,” Rivers said admiringly. “They fit so well. I think they fit [ Tom Thibodeau ]. They fit his personality.” Despite returning their four All-Stars, the Celtics don
difficult to evolve and to grow.” – Bulls general manager Gar Forman, announcing the team’s decision to fire coach Tom Thibodeau despite his .647 winning percentage in five seasons STAT OF THE DAY: 3 – Hits allowed by Red Sox starting pitcher
season after tearing the meniscus in his right knee. “He has been through a lot and has to keep going,” coach Tom Thibodeau said. “There’s not much you can do, other than put everything you have into each and every day. His
month to get some rest. — The Bulls are struggling, but star guard Derrick Rose said it’s not the fault of coach Tom Thibodeau . Fingers have been pointed at the former Celtics assistant as the team had lost six of its last eight games before Thursday’s 104-81
just the whole team. Not communicating when we’re on the floor with one another. Everybody’s quiet.” Coach Tom Thibodeau agreed that some things will have to change in order for his team to get back on track. “We’ve got to decide when
who knows a thing or two about coaching defense. “Brad’ s done a great job with these guys,” said Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau . “Their young guys are tough and you can tell that their veterans have done a great job, they’ re playing for the team