The relationship between Tom Thibodeau and the Chicago Bulls' front office deteriorated over time. Thibodeau wanted to maintain the ability to run his program his way, while John Paxson and Gar Forman wanted more input, such as how many minutes star players were given. Sources say Paxson and Forman were most irked by not receiving enough credit for how they assembled the roster for Thibodeau.
Bulls' Front Office Was Irked By Lack Of Credit During Thibodeau Era
Real GM Basketball | Oct 24