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Tom Thibodeau

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1958 (65 years old)

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New Britain, Connecticut, U.S.

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6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

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New York Knicks

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Thomas Joseph Thibodeau Jr. (/ˈθɪbədoʊ/ THIB-ə-doh; born January 17, 1958) is an American basketball coach who is the head coach for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He served as an assistant coach for the United States men's national basketball team from 2013 to 2016, and helped Team USA win a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games.

As a defensive coach, he helped the Houston Rockets rank among the Top 5 in the league in scoring defense and field goal percentage defense from 2004 to 2007, and he has helped his team finish in the league's Top 10 in team defense 15 times. He has coached in 214 playoff games as an assistant coach, associate head coach, and head coach. Also, he was part of the 1999 NBA Finals as an assistant coach with the New York Knicks before joining the Boston Celtics, with whom he won the 2008 NBA Finals as well as helping guide them back to the 2010 NBA Finals, serving as a defensive coach. In 2011, he was named the NBA Coach of the Year after leading the Chicago Bulls to a 62-win season.


Career Honours

NBA Coach of the Year
2021

New York Knicks

Olympics Gold
2016

United States Basketball

FIBA World Cup
2014

United States Basketball

NBA Coach of the Year
2011

Chicago Bulls

NBA
2008

Boston Celtics


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1985-1989
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1989-1991
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1992-1994
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1994-1996
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1996-2004
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2004-2007
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2007-2010
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2010-2015
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2016-2019
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