Thibodeau, Karl Named Coaches Of The Month
The Chicago Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau and the Denver Nuggets’ George Karl have been named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in January.
Thibodeau led Chicago to an Eastern Conference-best 12-4 (.750) record in January. At 28-17 on the season, Chicago stands third overall in the East, and they beat both teams ahead of them in January, registering a 96-89 road win over the Miami Heat on Jan. 4 and a 108-101 road win over the New York Knicks on Jan. 11.
Karl led the Nuggets to a 12-3 (.800) record in January, tied with the San Antonio Spurs for the best record in the league.