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Tom Thibodeau isn’t that far removed from his time with the Celtics.
The Chicago Bulls head coach, widely considered to be one of the very best if not the best in the NBA, was an assistant with the Celtics from 2007 up until 2010.
And from afar, he has confidence that the Celtics, currently in rebuilding mode, will be back on track soon.
“I think the future is bright,” Thibodeau said before the Bulls plays the Celtics at TD Garden Sunday. “You’ve got great ownership, great management. Brad [Stevens] is a great coach. You have a guy like [Rajon] Rondo to build around. You’ve got some good young players.’’