Bulls Accelerate Efforts to Interview Thibodeau

by May 22, 2010

Chicago is hoping to formally interview the Celtics defensive mastermind during the break between the Eastern Conference finals and NBA Finals, if the Celtics advance past the Magic. Thibodeau is reportedly scheduled for a second interview with the Hornets, who may hire a new head coach as soon as next week. “While Maurice Cheeks and Lawrence Frank remain the front runners, Boston’s playoff run has boosted the candidacy of Tom Thibodeau, the team’s highly-regarded defensive coordinator. The Bulls are expected to wait until Thibodeau is available for a formal interview, which may not be possible until the NBA Finals are over. He’s also been mentioned as a candidate for vacancies in New Orleans and New Jersey.”