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  1. The Chicago Bulls' new options

    Henry Abbott

    With size on defense and passing skill on offense, Pau Gasol multiplies the options for coach Tom Thibodeau. David Thorpe loves the possibilities this season for the Chicago Bulls....

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  2. Tackle Basketball for the win

    Henry Abbott

    Before the game, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau predicted a "cage match." Physicality, in other words, would be Chicago's solution to Miami's big, strong and super-quick LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, who tend to make layup after layup. Good, solid defe...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  3. TrueHoop TV: Tom Thibodeau's obsession

    Henry Abbott

    A special one-minute TrueHoop TV that aired on ESPN TV's Coast-to-Coast last night:...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  4. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Linda Robertson of The Miami Herald: Miami Heat coach and healer Erik Spoelstra has his players on a late-season "maintenance" program. Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has also been giving his guys nights off and treating the battered Derrick Rose ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  5. NBA Today: Sonny Vaccaro and Arne Duncan

    Henry Abbott

    When Tom Thibodeau was coaching at Harvard, he was more than happy to take some extra time to work out a talented young player named Arne Duncan. Years later, that young player has become the U.S. Education Secretary, and was in Thibodeau's words, "a...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  6. Tom Thibodeau, mentor

    Henry Abbott

    Ben McGrath of the New Yorker recently wrote a tremendous profile of Texas Legends coach Nancy Lieberman. It has a great cameo by Tom Thibodeau: Earlier in the week, Lieberman had cold-called Tom Thibodeau, the head coach of the Chicago Bulls, and a...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  7. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    At a fine arts event in Boston, President Obama thanks the city for "giving" Tom Thibodeau to the Bulls. "The Wire" gets a little too real ... the convicted murderer who played a murdering drug dealer in the show is arrested as part of a real drug ...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  8. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    It's near-historic for an offensive player to perform as poorly as Chris Bosh did last night. Credit Chicago defense with more than a little of that. John Hollinger (Insider) "The Heat are 0-5 against Tom Thibodeau defenses, and 42-11 against everyon...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  9. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Guess who played major roles shaping Kobe Bryant? Pop legend Michael Jackson was one, Celtic legend Bill Russell was another. Also, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. Video reveals at least one, if not two travels in Blake Griffin's spin move breakaway dun...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  10. The Secretary of Education's Mentor: Tom Thibodeau

    Henry Abbott

    Former Harvard assistant coach Steve Bzomowski spent a lot of time getting to see Arne Duncan -- the appointee as the next education secretary -- play basketball. He blogs about it at Never Too Late Basketball, and says that one of Duncan's great men...

    Blog | December 17, 2008
  11. Foul Complaints 2.0

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Bridges, writing at Forum Blue and Gold, has a theory about how the Celtics won Game 2 that has to do with Tom Thibodeau, supercomputers and the GM of the Rockets. There is even a Karl Rove mention, and some Darth Vader overtones. However,...

    Blog | June 10, 2008
  12. The Playbook: Milwaukee Bucks Assistant Tony Brown

    Henry Abbott

    We're ramping up with a series of interviews with people who actually coach basketball. Imagine that! We talked to Celtics Assistant Coach Tom Thibodeau a while ago. And on Friday I spent some time with Milwaukee Assistant Coach Tony Brown. Coach Bro...

    Blog | December 03, 2007
  13. Talking to Celtic Assistant Coach Tom Thibodeau

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Thibodeau has an NBA coach for nearly twenty years. For many of those years, he worked under Jeff Van Gundy, who has called him a strong prospect to be a head coach one day soon. When Boston's Doc Rivers looked for a new assistant this summer, Th...

    Blog | November 16, 2007