Partly Cloudy
50°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Bulls give Thibodeau a 4-year extension

Published: Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 1:43 p.m. CDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have given coach Tom Thibodeau a four-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season.

General manager Gar Forman announced the move Monday. The Bulls had exercised the team's option for next season this past spring. The new deal takes effect after this season.

Thibodeau was the NBA's Coach of the Year for the 2010-11 season and the runner-up last season.

The Bulls headed into the season with star point guard Derrick Rose out until at least January as he recovers from left knee surgery.

The Bulls headed into the season with star point guard Derrick Rose out until at least January as he recovers from left knee surgery.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More News

Reader Poll

How much attention do you give to food expiration labels?
A lot
Some
A little
None