Adam Fluck Archive
Posted on Mar 12
It seems like an eternity ago when Tyson Chandler joined the Bulls as a 19-year old rookie straight out of Compton, California’s Dominguez High School in 2001.
And while Chandler has previously returned to the place he started his professional career since leaving Chicago in the summer of 2006, the 11th year veteran admitted it’s still special to be back.…
Posted on Mar 8
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard said he’s trying to live in the moment amidst continuous speculation on where he may—or may not—end up between now and next week’s NBA trade deadline.
Speaking to the media following the Magic’s shootaround at the United Center on Thursday, Howard opened his comments with his best Charles Barkley impersonation.
“Listen, if you want to …
Posted on Mar 5
Chicago’s loss to the Indiana Pacers at the United Center on Jan. 25 left a bad taste in several Bulls player’s mouths.
Reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose, in particular, was less than pleased with the Pacers’ behavior immediately after the game.
“I’ll never forget how they celebrated just from winning this game. I can’t wait to play them again,” Rose …
Posted on Mar 1
President Barack Obama has voiced his support for the Chicago Bulls before. But in an interview with ESPN’s Bill Simmons on Wednesday, he raised the stakes, saying he believes the Bulls will win a championship before his time in office ends.
When asked by Simmons, Grantland’s editor-in-chief, how many times he has envisioned welcoming the Bulls to the White House, …
Posted on Feb 22
Prior to starting his second consecutive game after missing five in a row with lower back pain, Bulls guard Derrick Rose declared himself pain-free and said he’s a go for the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday in Orlando.
“My back is feeling good,” said Rose before the Bulls defeated the Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday at the United Center. “I’m not …
Posted on Feb 14
Though he hasn’t announced a specific timeframe for when he might return to action, Derrick Rose is confident that his lower back issues will not be a long-term problem and he hopes to be playing again as early as a couple days.
“Right now, every day, it’s improving,” said Rose prior to Tuesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings. “I saw …
Posted on Feb 14
When last called upon by the Bulls to help fill in when Derrick Rose and C.J. Watson were sidelined with injuries in January, NBA journeyman Mike James did just that.
After signing a 10-day contract with the team Tuesday afternoon, James is back in Chicago and could see action right away against Sacramento as the Bulls begin a six-game homestand.…
Posted on Feb 9
Reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose has already booked his ticket to Orlando for the 2012 NBA All-Star weekend festivities.
His backup, C.J. Watson, hopes to join him as one of six contestants selected to participate in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest.
“It would definitely be an honor,” said Watson on Thursday. “I’ve had a pretty good season shooting the ball, …
Posted on Jan 27
With a nationally televised marquee matchup against the Miami Heat looming on Sunday, speculation mounted this week that Bulls small forward Luol Deng could return from a wrist injury that afternoon.
However, Deng, speaking exclusively with BullsTV during BMO Harris Bank Pregame Live on Friday evening, didn’t sound very optimistic about that happening.
“It’s a day-by-day thing,” said Deng, who …
Posted on Jan 21
When Derrick Rose missed his fourth consecutive game with a toe injury Saturday as the Bulls defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 95-89 and improved to an NBA-best 15-3 overall record, he had plenty of company at the end of the bench.
Joakim Noah was a late scratch due to a sprained ankle. Omer Asik started in his place, snagging a career-high …