Thibodeau says he had two other opportunities, but felt Bulls were best opp. for the personnel already in place, also felt the look toward the future was the best.
Likes Chicago as “special place”. Coached in NY and Boston, knows how players feel when they come to Chicago. “Great fans, great support, great history.”
Head coach is “different role, but communication is important. Had a lot of responsibility with other teams, seen how other coaches have handled things. Have been through everything, championships, expansion, rebuilding.”