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Bulls' defense a team effort

NBA's stingiest team buying into "Tao of Thibs" preached by its passionate coach

Updated: January 20, 2012, 2:45 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- In his quixotic quest for defensive perfection, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is sure of one thing: "You never have it figured out, there's always a lot of room for improvement."

With little practice time thanks to a condensed schedule, the vaunted Bulls defense has shown some slippage the past two games, especially without Derrick Rose, who missed the past two games with a toe injury.

The Bulls beat the Suns handily Tuesday but gave up 97 points, a day after giving ...

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