By Pete Wickham
MEMPHIS — So. Tom Thibodeau, how is Derrick Rose?
Taj Gibson? “Out.”
Marc Gasol may have taken the household crown of the best basketball player in the family this year, but the elder Pau still knows his place.
Though the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award has been around since 1983 (32 seasons), the award has been won by just 19 players.
The passing in Chicago is going to be pretty this season.
Well that sure makes things easier.