Thibault did everything but win title

Coach cites failure to win a WNBA championship in 2012 as reason for firing

Originally Published: November 20, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

Mike Thibault really does understand the business of basketball. He has been a coach and a scout, and has worked in the front office in both men's and women's pro hoops. He knows his way around a playbook and a ledger.

And he knows that sometimes, you do your best for an organization … and it still might not be enough. On Tuesday, the Connecticut Sun announced they were parting ways with Thibault, who had been the team's only head coach since the franchise moved from ...

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