With the Bulls clinching the best record in the Eastern Conference through All-Star weekend, Tom Thibodeau will officially coach the Eastern Conference in the 2012 All-Star Game in Orlando, FL.
When asked about it, the team as a whole were very supportive of Coach Thibs. Kyle Korver said, “It’s great. I just hope he doesn’t play Lu and Derrick 40 minutes.” Coach Thibodeau called being chosen an honor.
The All-Star Game will be played February 26, 2012 in Orlando, FL. You can watch the game, which includes fellow Bulls Derrick Rose and Luol Deng, on TNT.