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Bulls coach comes with questions

Thibodeau is a defensive guru, but perceptions will be shaped by LeBron's decision

Updated: June 8, 2010, 7:00 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Whether LeBron James lands in Chicago or not, the success, failure and overall perception of new Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau will be intrinsically tied to the NBA's two-time MVP.

If James decides to sign with the Bulls on or after July 1, Thibodeau's job presumably becomes easier, though certainly more pressure-packed. If James elects to stay in Cleveland or go elsewhere, Bulls' fans will always wonder, despite what Bulls sources told ESPN Chicago, whether a different coach could ...

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