Originally Posted by Clifton
For those saying Thibs without any regard for how good a coach he actually is, simply because that chicago group overachieved without their star: All Thibs did is get his guys injured by playing them too much. That team was led by its spirited players like Noah and Boozer outworking the opposition. They would have done that with anyone at the helm.
They wouldn't have done it in the west though. Karl did what he did in the much superior conference. Chicago would be in the lottery if they were in the west.