In Thomsen: Bulls demonstrate leadership Nets' riches could not buy
Summary of 3 articles · Updated May 5, 2013
How could that happen to the Nets again? The Brooklyn Nets didn't show up this emphatically when this Game 7 against the Chicago Bulls was still there to be won. But afterward, they threw themselves at diagnosing how they squandered away this Eastern Conference first-round series that they never should've dropped to a Bulls team that was losing starting players by the day. Noah was the beneficiary of those demands Saturday, and how often must Thibodeau have angered or frustrated him over the last three years with his relentless insistence on effort and attention to details? It could not have been easy.