The Chicago Bulls are a solid 9-5 this season, despite Derrick Rose once again missing games with injuries. Fourth-year wing Jimmy Butler has emerged as the Bulls' best player. Butler is posting career-highs of 20.8 points on 49.7% shooting with 5.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. Show More Summary
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.
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose missed the 2013 playoffs when a doctor told him he didn't need to and has skipped eight games this young season. His frequent absences have clearly frustrated his coach. "Oh I don't know, Jesus," Tom Thibodeau responded to a reporter's question about Rose's fatigue in Monday night's game. Show More Summary
Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol returned as the Bulls hung on in Utah. [ more › ]
That's different than saying Thibodeau is frustrated with Rose himself, though. Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose returned to the lineup against the Utah Jazz on Monday night after missing the last four games with a strained hamstring....Show More Summary
SALT LAKE CITY — Derrick Rose was concerned about fatigue in his return after missing the previous four games with a left hamstring injury.
Highlights and reaction from a busy Monday night around the NBA. This led to a turnover for the Clippers, but Jamal Crawford's dedication to style is still appreciated by the Internet. Zeller is just lucky he stayed on his feet or this would be even more embarrassing highlight. Via @michaelsgallagher
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
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Bulls limped into town with continued uncertainty about the availability of injured veterans Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol and Kirk Hinrich for Monday night's game against the Jazz. "We will see how they are after the shoot-around," Coach Tom Thibodeau said Monday morning at Energy Solutions Arena. 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.
TUALATIN, Ore. -- Speaking before Sunday's practice at the Portland Trail Blazers' practice facility, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Taj Gibson got sent home to Chicago to be examined by team doctors.
Somehow, the NBA schedule makers placed Derrick Rose in the Moda Center on Friday night, 364 days after he tore his right meniscus here, changing the direction of the Bulls' season but not the trajectory of Rose's downward trend.
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
PORTLAND, Ore. — If Hall of Fame guard Isiah Thomas is referencing German philosopher Immanuel Kant, something big is up.
In Dec. 2011, just months after leading the Chicago Bulls to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since Michael Jordan and becoming the youngest ever to be named NBA MVP, Derrick Rose signed a 5-year, $94.3 million extension. 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 played without Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol last night, and got rolled by Boogie Cousins and the Kings as a result. They kept it close through the first half, but the game started to slip away from them in the third quarter,...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