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No time to rest in dream job

2/21/2011

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 NBA. His prowess at coaching defense became nationally known during his championship run with Doc Rivers’ Boston Celtics.

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