Tom Thibodeau

Jimmy Butler. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Butler’s Extension, Playing Status Both In Doubt

The deadline for an extension for Jimmy Butler is by 11 p.m. tonight.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Derrick Rose, foreground, and Joakim Noah, background. (Jordan Johnson/NBAE/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bulls-Cavs Is Not A Test

Tonight’s Bulls-Cavs game involves a ton talent, but it will not be indicative of either team’s season.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: Thibodeau Setting Tone For Bulls By Turning Up The Attitude

“Do your job!” is Tom Thibodeau’s trademark phrase.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Derrick Rose, foreground, and Joakim Noah, background. (Jordan Johnson/NBAE/Getty Images)

Schuster: 2014-’15 NBA Playoff Predictions

Bulls over the Spurs in the NBA Finals? You heard it from David Schuster first.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NBA GMs Tab Bulls As 3rd-Most Likely To Win Title

Chicago is widely considered the best defensive team in the NBA in a league survey.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, right. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: In Rose, Bulls Get Their Closer Back

“He’s our guy” late in games, Kirk Hinrich says of Derrick Rose.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2014

Bulls big man Pau Gasol. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pau Gasol Has Sights On Being In Bulls’ Closing Group

“I like to be on the floor when the game is on the line,” Gasol says.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Relentless Thibodeau Goes (Nearly) All-In On Preseason Game

The more things change, the more they stay the same for Tom Thibodeau.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler smiles as his teammates celebrate after he hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer for an 85-84 win against the Hawks on Thursday at the United Center.  (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: Comeback Doesn’t Cover Up Bulls’ Lingering Challenge

Jimmy Butler’s been great, but Chicago’s second five has struggled mightily.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. (Getty Images)

Schuster: Thibodeau Could Learn From Popovich In More Ways Than One

The Spurs balance restraint with chasing championships in the big picture.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Denver Timofey Mozgov, left, and Chicago's Joakim Noah battle for position in Monday's preseason game. The Bulls won 110-90. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Thibodeau Wants More From His Defense

By Brendan McCaffrey- (CBS) As long as Tom Thibodeau remains the Bulls’ head coach, defense will be stressed, maximum effort required and even a preseason victory by 20 points examined thoroughly. Every game, every practice provides a […]

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Thibodeau Sending Early Message To His Bulls

“We need to get an edge,” Tom Thibodeau says. “We don’t have an edge right now.”

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

Nikola Mirotic. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Rookies Provide Spark For Bulls

Doug McDermott shined early, and Nikola Mirotic had a big second half.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Chicago's Doug McDermott drives around Washington's Kris Humphries on Monday night. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Takeaways From Bulls’ Preseason Opener

Nikola Mirotic sparkled, and Jimmy Butler’s still not thinking about his contract.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Bulls rookie wing Doug McDermott. (Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Defense May Be McDermott’s Ticket To Playing Time

“It’s a learning process,” Doug McDermott says.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2014

Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schuster: Hinrich Bullish On Bulls’ Revamped Roster

Kirk Hinrich returned to Chicago because he loves the city and the team.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

Tom Thibodeau.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thibodeau Reveals Starting Lineup — For The Moment, At Least

Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy, Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah got the nod Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, left, and Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Storylines From Bulls Media Day

From Butler’s contract to minutes restrictions to Noah’s knee, there was plenty to talk about Monday.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

Bulls guard Derrick Rose. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose: ‘I Know I’m Going To Win A Championship Soon’

As always, Derrick Rose was the focus as the Bulls held media day Monday.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

Taj Gibson, center. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schuster: Bulls Season Preview

As the Bulls get ready to open up training camp for the 2014/15 season it is not farfetched to say that this might be their most talented roster since the Michael Jordan era.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

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