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Thibs on Nets radar

Thibs on Nets radar

NY Daily News via Chris Forsberg reports: Thorn hinted the Nets will likely reach out to former Knicks assistant Tom Thibodeau, who is currently associate head coach to Doc Rivers in Boston. One of the most respected assistants in the league, Thibodeau's name comes up regularly whenever a head coaching job is available, and sources say [...]

April 20, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Idea for Boston College: Tom Thibodeau

Idea for Boston College:  Tom Thibodeau

It's no secret that Tom Thibodeau wants to be a head coach.  But for some reason, this guy just can't catch on as the head guy.  He's considered a defensive whiz, and he's one of the most intense people on the floor… and some times he's literally on the floor (that pictures is tame compared [...]

March 31, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Minnesota not interested in Thibodeau

Minnesota not interested in Thibodeau

Still looks like Thibs is coming back to Boston. The Minnesota Timberwolves' deliberate coaching search will soon move into its next phase with ESPN/ABC analyst Mark Jackson, Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis and Houston Rockets assistant coach Elston Turner expected to progress to the deciding round of interviews, according to NBA coaching sources. [...]

July 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Thibodeau Passed Over Again?

Thibodeau Passed Over Again?

Update: Mannix says this is a done deal. Kuester will coach Detroit. The Detroit Pistons have passed on Avery Johnson and are learning towards hiring Cavaliers assitant John Kuester as their next head coach, according to CBSSports.com. Kuester's growing reputation as an offensive guru seemed to give him the edge over Thibodeau, who is widely regarded as [...]

July 7, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Detroit pursuing Thibodeau

Detroit pursuing Thibodeau

All I've been hearing is how much Joe Dumars wants an experienced head coach candidate.  But suddenly,  assistant coaches are being thrown into the mix. With Avery Johnson no longer considered the inevitable choice, the candidacy of Cleveland Cavaliers assistant John Kuester has gained momentum in the Detroit Pistons coaching search, league sources said Friday. [...]

July 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Thibodeau is staying in Boston

Thibodeau is staying in Boston

Marc J. Spears has the good word. Celtics coach Doc Rivers said that assistant Tom Thibodeau withdrew himself from consideration from the head coaching job with the Sacramento Kings. Thibodeau, who also interviewed for the Philadelphia 76ers job, is expected to rejoin the Celtics bench next season. Allow me to speak for everyone when I [...]

June 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Sacto decision “sooner rather than later”

Sacto decision “sooner rather than later”

I've heard the "decision will be made soon" thing before… but King's GM Geoff Petrie is singing it again.  This time, we're hearing potential contract details. Sources with knowledge of the situation said the team's hypothetical offer that Westphal already agreed to would apply to Rambis as well: two seasons guaranteed at $1.5 million with [...]

June 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Second interview for Thibs?

Second interview for Thibs?

Sactown Royalty has the scoop, via the Sacramento Bee. According to two sources with knowledge of the situation, neither [Kurt] Rambis nor his representative has negotiated potential terms of an offer. And while the Kings appear poised to do so, those potential discussions might not occur until the series against Orlando ends. In the interim, [...]

June 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Oh those meddling Maloofs

Oh those meddling Maloofs

We're still waiting for word on what is gonna happen with Tom Thibodeau.  But we are hearing that the process is getting bogged down by the Maloof brothers… who apparently are sticking their noses in where they said they wouldn't. Whoever gets the Kings coaching job will be the second choice. League sources contend that [...]

June 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Thibs’ job hunt will end soon

Thibs’ job hunt will end soon

Sacramento is reportedly ready to make a decision on a head coach pretty soon.  They interviewed Kurt Rambis yesterday, but all signs apparently lead to Paul Westphal.  As Jess Camerato notes in that link, Sacto is looking for some head coaching success… and Thibs hasn't had a head job yet. I still say his time [...]

June 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3