We should have seen the rise of Jimmy Butler coming. And we might have, too, had it not been for the understandably acute anticipation of Derrick Rose's return. But with the Chicago Bulls having mustered a 9-6 record so far, here are...Show More Summary
Fact: LeBron James and Kyrie Irving have played more career minutes together (399) than Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose (314). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Kelly Scaletta Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Sometimes, fit is everything. Aaron Brooks has bounced around the NBA in his eight-year career, a real home always just out of his reach. In Chicago, he may have found one. Brooks came to the Bulls in late July, after the dust had settled on their failed pursuit of Carmelo Anthony and eventual signing of Pau Gasol. Show More Summary
Well, so much for getting out there and playing. Derrick Rose and head coach Tom Thibodeau decided to shut down the superstar Bulls point guard in the second half of […] The post Derrick Rose Held Out of Second Half Due to Hamstring appeared first on SLAMonline.
Following a four-game absence due to a lingering left hamstring injury, Derrick Rose re-joined his Chicago Bulls teammates on the court in Utah for a 97-95 win against the Jazz. […] The post Tom Thibodeau Says Derrick Rose Has ‘Got to Get Out There and Play’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Utah Jazz (5-9) host the Chicago Bulls (8-5) at the EnergySolutions Arena for a nonconference battle Monday night. Chicago must overcome a slew of injuries, none more notable than the hamstring ailment of Derrick Rose, who is a game-time decision, according to Fred B. Show More Summary
A surprising storyline emerged during Chicago Bulls training camp, nearly overshadowing the endless wind about Derrick Rose’s fragile body: Jimmy Butler’s contract negotiations. Butler and the Bulls didn ’t end up getting a deal done, and now the fourth-year shooting guard is heading into restricted free agency in July 2015. Show More Summary
The 8-5 Chicago Bulls are in first place in the Eastern Conference’s Central Division, and yet it still feels like they aren’t getting their due respect. Maybe it’s Derrick Rose’s […] The post Jimmy Butler on Bulls: ‘Hell Yeah, It’s a Championship Team’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Taj Gibson is no stranger to ankle sprains, but the walking boot he was wearing in the Chicago Bulls’ locker room on Friday night was an unfamiliar sight. “I didn ’t even want to wear crutches,” he laughed. “Doctor’s...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls have shown they can compete and win without Derrick Rose. When Rose is healthy, the Bulls are considered the best team in the Eastern Conference. In the West, the Memphis Grizzlies may have the best starting five—arguably the best in the NBA. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls have had surprising regular season results in recent years. Despite losing Derrick Rose and various other key players to prolonged injury issues, they compiled a.567 winning percentage over the past two seasons, including...Show More Summary
No one will make too much of the Sacramento Kings' 103-88 victory over a Chicago Bulls team missing stars Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol. But there's a lot to like about the team's promising 7-5 record, and there's even more to like about the emergent "Big Three" carrying the load. Show More Summary
It's easy to get caught up in the typical early-season NBA storylines. Can Kobe Bryant lead the league in scoring for a team that might struggle to win 20 games? Is Derrick Rose healthy? Sure, that stuff matters. But with more than three-quarters of the 2014-15 campaign remaining, it's far too soon to arrive at answers to any of those questions. Show More Summary
The surprisingly potent Sacramento Kings host the Chicago Bulls Thursday. The Bulls have won each of their first six road games this season, but they will go against Sacramento without the services of Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol, as noted on the TNT telecast. The game tips off at 10:30 p.m. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls have unexpectedly held their own early on in the NBA season despite the injuries to Derrick Rose. Pau Gasol has been playing better than expected, but the biggest surprise might be Jimmy Butler's rise as a legitimate...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls can be a dominant two-way force without a fully healthy Derrick Rose. But the line separating really good teams from full-fledged contenders is one Chicago can only cross with the former MVP at his best. After getting only 49 games out of Rose the past three seasons, the Bulls have learned to live without him. Show More Summary
Despite not having Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol in the lineup, the never-say-die Chicago Bulls overcame a 14-point deficit Monday night, and beat the LA Clippers 105-89. Doc Rivers said […] The post Chris Paul Says Clippers Home Loss to Bulls Felt ‘Like a Road Game’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Foot Locker is kicking off its "Week of Greatness" with a series a commercials featuring some of the biggest stars in professional sports. To go along with Tim Duncan and Derrick Rose showing how "excited" they are in the commercial above, Foot Locker has released commercials starring James Harden, Manny Pacquiao and John Cena. Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls superstar guard Derrick Rose scored 20 points but went down again Thursday night, leaving the Bulls’ 100-93 road win in Toronto with a left hamstring injury. Rose says […] The post Joakim Noah Tells Everyone to ‘Chill the Fck Out’ About Derrick Rose appeared first on SLAMonline.
TNT analyst Charles Barkley took Derrick Rose to task Thursday night on “Inside the NBA”, for his comments this week about protecting himself from the long-term health effects of playing […] The post Charles Barkley Calls Derrick Rose’s Comments on Sitting Out ‘Stupid’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.