Why Chicago Bulls Need Tom Thibodeau to Return as Head Coach Next Season

March 7th, 2015 by James Davis Leave a reply »

There is chatter that the enmity with the Chicago Bulls’ front office and the sideline is so insurmountable that head coach Tom Thibodeau is on the outs when the 2014-15 commences. Tensions between these camps are not new, but it seems like things are reaching critical mass. Regardless of how the involved parties feel about each other, having Thibodeau remain in his post serves the best interest of the team next season and beyond.

This issue received new life back in January when ESPN announcer and former NBA head coach Jeff Van Gundy proclaimed on national television that the Bulls’ management had a history of undermining its coaches, and Thibodeau was the latest victim of the long-running seedy practice. Van Gundy was insinuating that reports concerning Thibodeau’s job security were done at the behest of Chicago’s front office.

While both management and the fifth-year coach himself have downplayed such talk, the fact that it will not go away makes it seem like there is some shred of credibility to it. If such a widening rift exists between these camps, they need to quickly find a solution. There is a lot at s ...

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