Posted by: Jeff McMenamin
05/21/09 7:44 am EST


thibodeau_allen1_300The Philadelphia 76ers just confirmed reports that the team met with Boston Celtics Associate Head Coach Tom Thibodeau today in regards to their vacant head coaching position.  Per team policy, the team had no further comment on the interview with Thibodeau. Below is the profile of Thibodeau we posted this morning…

He’s the least quoted and arguably the least famous candidate involved in the 76ers head coaching search, but basketball heads that follow the NBA closely certainly know about the man’s work — the great defense that is linked to the Boston Celtics organization for the past two years. The Celtics were third in the NBA in points allowed per game this season, while in 2007-08 they ranked second in the NBA. What many don’t know is the man behind Boston’s defensive success. Well, please meet Tom Thibodeau.

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