Podcast: Bucher: Adams is close to Rose

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area NBA Insider Ric Bucher said Monday he spoke to someone in the Derrick Rose camp about the dismissal of Chicago Bulls lead assistant coach Ron Adams, and the reaction was one of surprise.

"I got to tell you, this is ... and I talked to somebody in the Rose camp, and they said they didn't know what to make of this," Bucher said on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN Chicago 1000. "They said this is a big story. And who knows where it goes.

"To me, I'm stunned. And some people have already suggested that this indicates a rift between Gar Forman and Tom Thibodeau. I don't know that. I have no sense of that. But it is a very, very peculiar move. Because Ron is highly regarded around the league, and he certainly is close to Derrick Rose. ... To me, this is something clearly to be watched and followed, because it's a very odd decision on the surface of it."