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Report: Thibodeau withdraws from Kings coaching search

Posted By Jessica Camerato On June 9, 2009 @ 11:31 pm In General | 1 Comment

Boston Celtics assistant coach Tom Thibodeau withdrew his name from the Sacramento Kings head coaching search, Cs head coach Doc Rivers told the Boston Globe [3]. 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 [4] has reported the Kings will hire former Boston Celtic Paul Westphal as their new head coach.


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