Porziņģis’ former Knicks team appoints Tibodo as head coach – Basketball…

first_img“Tom Tibodo is a coach who has proven to be a winner and a professional who knows how to make the most of his players and team,” Knicks President Leon Rose was quoted as saying by the club. “He will bring his leadership style, responsibility and hard work mentality to our team. We look forward to his arrival in New York and look forward to working together to build a bright future. ”The 62-year-old Tibodo NBA has served as head coach for eight seasons at Chicago and Minnesota clubs. During this time, he has won 352 games in 598 games of the regular season, accumulating 58.9% of the won game balance. This is the 11th best figure in NBA history among coaches who have played at least 500 games. Tibodo has been recognized as the best coach of the season in 2011.Tibodo won his place under the NBA sun as the Bulls head coach, and Chicago became the best team in the 2011 regular season, but Tibodo did not reach the NBA Finals in time. On the Timberwolves team, who was also president of basketball operations, Tibodo managed to end Minnesota’s 13-year series without a playoff.“I am grateful for the opportunity to run a historic club,” said Tibodo. “I am ready to work with a talented club management, whom I trust very much. I know what New York is like when the Knicks succeed, and there’s nothing like it. “Tibodo is the Knicks’ 31st head coach in the club’s history. Former head coach David Physdale was fired last season to be replaced by interim coach Mike Miller, but team members were still talking about looking for a new coach while Miller was working. Five head coaches in Kristaps Porziņģis’ former team have been able to change since 2016, and Tibodo will now be the sixth. According to a US media report, he has an agreement with him for five seasons.Resources used:https://www.nba.com/knicks/front-of…last_img

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