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Don't point finger at Thibodeau

Bad luck is to blame -- not the Coach of the Year -- for Rose's season-ending injury

Updated: April 30, 2012, 1:02 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau dressed for the first practice of the rest of the playoffs in his regular black Adidas sweatsuit, like a mourning Ben Stiller in "The Royal Tenenbaums."

"Chas Tenenbaum" Thibodeau's getup mirrored the mood of the franchise, the city and most of the National Basketball Association: funereal.

The Bulls' coach, who is the best coach to be hated by about half his fan base, was quick to remind everyone that Sunday wasn't a wake. ...

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