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No time to rest in dream job

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau's work ethic sets the path for his first-season success

Updated: February 22, 2011, 10:29 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

Tom Thibodeau's reputation, once circumscribed to the inner circles of the NBA, is now public knowledge.

The scouting report on Thibodeau is that he's the Basketball Bachelor, a man committed only to defending the pick-and-roll and drawing up out-of-bounds plays. A romantic night for "Thibs" includes a VCR and the beauties of the Eastern Conference, right?

He's not married, he has no kids, and he spent the last quarter century as one of the hardest-working assistant coaches in the ...

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