Left to Right: (front row): Marquis Teague, Marco Belinelli, Nate Robinson, Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich, Richard Hamilton, Daequan Cook. (middle row): Assistant Athletic Trainer Jeff Tanaka, Head Athletic Trainer Fred Tedeschi, Luol Deng, Malcom Thomas, Carlos Boozer, Joakim Noah, Nazr Mohammed, Vladimir Radmanovic, Taj Gibson, Jimmy Butler, Equipment Manager John Ligmanowski, Strength and Conditioning Coach Erik Helland. (back row): Assistant Coach Ed Pinckney, Assistant Coach Mike Wilhelm, Assistant Coach Adrian Griffin, Assistant Coach Ron Adams, Head Coach Tom Thibodeau, Assistant Coach Andy Greer, Video Coordinator Daisuke Yoshimoto, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Nick Papendieck, Assistant Video Coordinator Jim Topor, Strength and Conditioning Intern Matt Johnson.
First round, Marquis Teague (Kentucky).
Qualified for the seventh time in eight seasons ... advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals after defeating the Brooklyn Nets in Game 7 on the road, 99-93; the win was the franchise’s first-ever Game 7 road triumph ... eliminated in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the Miami Heat (4-1).
Luol Deng and Joakim Noah were selected to the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston; it was the sec- ond straight season that Chicago placed two players in the NBA’s mid-season showcase (Luol Deng and Derrick Rose in 2012) ... Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson each earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors and Tom Thibodeau won Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for the month of January ... Joakim Noah was selected to the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team.