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Posted on Jan 9
After missing two games with a sore right knee, Carlos Boozer will likely return to the lineup on Friday when the Bulls visit the Milwaukee Bucks.
“Carlos is good,” said coach Tom Thibodeau following the team’s practice on Thursday. “He did everything in practice and he’s feeling a lot better. We’ll see how he feels [Friday] morning, but the way …
Posted on Jan 7
Monday night’s move that sent longtime Bulls forward Luol Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers was one made with the team’s long-term future in mind.
Yet it was hardly an easy decision to make.
As he explained the process of how the trade came to fruition, Exec. VP of Basketball Operations John Paxson in his opening comments on Tuesday at the …
Posted on Jan 2
As 2014 begins, the Chicago Bulls have the ninth best record in the Eastern Conference. But only five games separate the Bulls from fourth-seeded Atlanta.
That’s part of why Joakim Noah says he’s optimistic as ever about the prospects of the New Year.
“We’re 12-18 right now, and we’ve lost a lot of close games,” said Noah following the team’s …
Posted on Dec 16
Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich is a game-time decision with back stiffness for Monday’s game against the Orlando Magic.
Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau said Hinrich did not participate in the team’s morning shootaround at the United Center. He also missed Saturday’s game against Toronto.
“He’s feeling a little better,” said Thibodeau of Hinrich. “But he didn’t do anything this morning …
Posted on Dec 13
There are a few reasons veteran guard D.J. Augustin is happy he ended up with the Chicago Bulls. One of them is so he doesn’t have to face the team he’s now on.
“I always hated playing against the Bulls,” Augustin said on Friday morning as he made his way with Assistant General Manager Randy Brown to Milwaukee to join …
Posted on Dec 10
Though Jimmy Butler and Luol Deng were out for Tuesday’s matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks at the United Center, both players are on track to return to action soon.
“It’s still tight,” Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said of Deng’s left calf following the team’s shootaround on Tuesday. “It’s better. Both guys are a lot better. They’re close, but not quite …
Posted on Dec 9
Jimmy Butler and Luol Deng missed practice on Monday and remain day-to-day for Tuesday’s home game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said that both players did some shooting, while Mike James, who has been sidelined with a right knee injury since Dec. 2, did practice.
“He’s improved and I don’t want to speculate, but we’ll see where …
Posted on Dec 5
Less than two weeks removed from season-ending knee surgery, Derrick Rose was on hand at the United Center to discuss the injury and what lies ahead as he endures another rehabilitation process.
There is no doubt Rose has a long road ahead in terms of the physical aspects, though not as severe as when he worked his way back from …
Posted on Nov 22
It’s one thing to be sidelined with an injury. But it’s being away from his teammates that is killing Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler.
With the Bulls in the midst of a six-game road trip that started Thursday in Denver, Butler remains in Chicago with a sprain to his right great toe, an injury commonly known as turf toe.
Butler, averaging …
Posted on Nov 20
As the Bulls embark on the first of two six-game road trips this season, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, in typical fashion, isn’t about to skip any steps.
“The way we’ve always approached it—and we’re not going to change—is that we’re not looking at it as a long road trip,” stated Thibodeau on Tuesday. “We’re just looking at it as getting …