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Report: Thibodeau withdraws from Kings coaching search

Boston Celtics [1] assistant coach Tom Thibodeau [2] withdrew his name from the Sacramento Kings [3] head coaching search, Cs head coach Doc Rivers [4] told the Boston Globe [5]. Thibodeau had been in the running for the position with Paul Westphal and Kurt Rambis, but was not considered to be a front runner. According to the Globe, Thibodeau is expected to work with the Celtics again next season.

Update: The Sacramento Bee [6] has reported the Kings will hire former Boston Celtic Paul Westphal as their new head coach.