LeBron James Could Head to the Bulls with a Celtics Championship

June 17th, 2010 by Brian Chappatta Leave a reply »
The New York Knicks are using celebrities to court the King.

The Chicago Bulls, on the other hand, have an advocate on the basketball court for Game Seven of the NBA Finals—one who could convince LeBron James to come to Chicago.

That would be Tom Thibodeau, the new Bulls coach and current assistant coach for Boston.

If the Boston Celtics win the NBA Finals, it will be their second championship in three years. More importantly, it will be Thibodeau's second championship in three years.

Thibodeau won those championships managing multiple stars. If he can handle Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, and Rajon Rondo, he certainly can contain James's larger-than-life personality.

More importantly, look at the coaching competition. They aren't proven winners.

Mike D'Antoni? Not a chance. He had the best players in the league at his disposal, and yet his system never made it out of the Western Conference.

He had his chance with the NBA's MVP on his team. In addition to MVP Steve Nash, he had Shawn Marion, Amar'e Stoudemire, Boris Diaw, and Leandro Barbosa. There's no way D'Antoni ...

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