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Nate Robinson on Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau: ‘Army serious’

In our recent critique of Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau’s performance, there’s something we didn’t consider. Maybe Thibs just needs to loosen up and have some fun?

Former Knicks and Bulls point guard Nate Robinson recently spoke with ESNY and discussed his year playing for Thibodeau in the Windy City. While the two had an overall positive relationship, the three-time Slam Dunk Contest champion was aware of his coach’s overly serious energy.

“Like, we’re in the locker room. We laugh, we joke,” Robinson said. “He wanted everybody to be just, like, Army serious all the time.