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Posted on Jun 28
The Chicago Bulls selected point guard Marquis Teague with the 29th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on Thursday night.
Teague, a 6-2, 180-pounder who played one season at Kentucky, averaged 10 points and 4.8 assists in 32.6 minutes per game as a freshman.
With Derrick Rose recovering from a torn ACL, finding another guard who will potentially be …
Posted on Jun 8
It is said that history often repeats itself and on June 28 at the 2012 NBA Draft, it will happen once again if Commissioner David Stern announces Anthony Davis as the first pick.
It was four years ago when Derrick Rose, a Chicago kid who earned McDonald’s All-American honors as a senior before playing one season of college basketball for …
Posted on May 15
Not only was the surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in Derrick Rose’s left knee a success, the Bulls head team physician believes last season’s NBA MVP is very capable of returning to his pre-injury level of play.
Dr. Brian Cole was joined by Bulls general manager Gar Forman and athletic trainer Fred Tedeschi to discuss Rose’s surgery at …
Posted on May 9
Though Joakim Noah’s return from a badly sprained left ankle isn’t imminent, the Bulls center expressed optimism following Tuesday’s Game 5 victory in Chicago that he could be ready in time for Game 6 Thursday in Philadelphia.
“I’m feeling better,” Noah told Chuck Swirsky on BullsTV. “Just trying to get out there for the next game. I feel like we …
Posted on Apr 26
The Bulls still don’t know who they’ll take on in the opening round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs, but they do know they’ll be in action Saturday at the United Center for Game 1.
The NBA announced that much Thursday morning, but a game time has yet to be set. Game 2 will also be in Chicago, with the Bulls …
Posted on Apr 12
When you ask members of the Bulls to talk about the race in the Eastern Conference, it’s a reasonably safe bet that they’ll say they’re chasing the Miami Heat.
The Heat, after all, defeated the Bulls in last year’s Eastern Conference Finals in five games before falling to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals.
Miami players, however, are giving …
Posted on Apr 10
Derrick Rose’s first game back from missing 12 in a row with a groin injury didn’t start out like he planned.
The reigning NBA MVP was limited to only seven points in the first half as the Knicks sprinted out to a 27-6 lead during Sunday’s afternoon game at Madison Square Garden.
The Bulls chipped away at the deficit and …
Posted on Mar 30
While Bulls guard Derrick Rose missed his ninth game in a row Friday with a sore right groin, Detroit’s Ben Gordon was also sidelined for a second consecutive game with a similar injury.
“A groin is one of those things where if it’s not 100 percent, there’s the chance you risk re-injuring it,” said Gordon following the Pistons shootaround Friday …
Posted on Mar 26
With Derrick Rose sidelined Monday for a seventh straight game, Nuggets coach George Karl was asked about the difference in facing the Bulls without the reigning NBA MVP.
“I don’t think they look much different,” said Karl. “They just don’t have one of the top three point guards in basketball running and controlling their offense at the end of games. …
Posted on Mar 24
Though Derrick Rose missed his sixth straight game on Saturday night, the NBA’s reigning MVP said he’s making progress and is pleased with how the Bulls are playing in his absence.
“I can walk kind of normal,” said Rose, who has been sidelined with a sore right groin. “I’m just taking my time. It’s my first time having a groin …