Tom Thibodeau

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Put On Full-Court Press, Make Hard Pitch To Carmelo Anthony

The Chicago Bulls made the hard sell for Carmelo Anthony and brought their stars along for the presentation on Tuesday.

07/02/2014

The funeral program for 6-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto is seen on June 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of 6-Year-Old Boy Killed In Brooklyn Elevator Attack

The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.

06/06/2014

Carmelo Anthony drives to the basket against the Chicago Bulls on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Curious Carmelo Sings Praises Of Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau

Here’s something that may not sit well with Knicks fans. “What is it like to play for Thibs?” Melo recently asked a former Bulls player, according to the Daily News.

04/14/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Stop Kidding Themselves On J-Kidd’s Candidacy

Since Kidd single-handedly turned around the Nets franchise upon his trade to New Jersey in 2002, they owe him. If there’s some capacity in which Kidd could fit in with the club’s long-term plans, it’s worth the discussion. Just not as head coach.

06/10/2013

Former interim Nets coach P.J. Carlesimo. 2013 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Carlesimo’s Attempt To Alter Conversation Doesn’t Alter Nets’ Universe

Who said anything about a championship? Even the most optimistic fan knows that the Nets are miles away from “glory road.”

05/24/2013

Larry Brown (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images), Jerry Sloan (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) and Doc Rivers (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Coaching Search Reeks Of Unintentional Comedy

The Nets may have made great strides in 2012-13, but a bad choice and some bad luck could easily make them laughingstocks once again.

05/09/2013

Joe Johnson drives against the Chicago Bulls. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

First Season In Brooklyn Is One To Forget For Nets Guard Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson slumped in Game 7, only scoring six points as the Nets were eliminated.

05/05/2013

P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Outcoached And Outworked, Nets Deserved To Lose Game 7

After all the money, all the hype, and all the expectations that came with owning home-court advantage in an NBA playoff series, Brooklyn’s inaugural season ended with a dud.

05/05/2013

Kris Humphries battles with Carlos Boozer. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nets Ready For ‘Biggest Game In Brooklyn’ Game 7

The Nets are counting on a true home-court advantage against the banged-up Bulls on Saturday night.

05/04/2013

Luol Deng (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deng Insists Illness Is More Serious Than Flu; Is Questionable For Game 7 In Brooklyn

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng made it clear Friday on Twitter that the illness that kept him out of a playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets was far more serious than the flu.

05/03/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Looking To Buck Trend, Win In Chicago For 1st Time To Force Game 7

The most pressing matter for Brooklyn is trying to find a way to win in Chicago, something it hasn’t done this season. The Nets dropped both regular-season matchups there and lost Games 3 and 4.

05/01/2013

Deron Williams drives to the hoop against the Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets Not Dwelling On Game 4 Triple Overtime Loss

Game 4 hurt the Nets physically and mentally, but there’s nothing they can do about it. They’re focused on Game 5 in Brooklyn.

04/28/2013

P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Bulls Comeback Puts Nets, Carlesimo On Brink

Do you think Carlesimo should return to the Nets in 2013-14?

04/28/2013

Nets GM Billy King (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Extend King? Now? Let’s Get Real, Nets Still Have Series To Win

Give me $330 million to spend on contracts and I can piece together a pretty good team, too. And why knight King before the Bulls are slain?

04/26/2013

The Nets’ Joe Johnson gets caught between the Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich, Joakim Noah and Jimmy Butler during Game 2 of their first-round NBA playoff game on April 22, 2013 at Barclays Center. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Johnson, Noah Limp Into Game 3 As Nets, Bulls Resume Series

Joakim Noah feels like he’s running on needles and Joe Johnson can probably sympathize.

04/25/2013

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