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Posted on Nov 19
Bulls guard Jimmy Butler missed practice on Tuesday with a right toe injury and will have an MRI this afternoon to better determine the extent of it.
Butler is officially listed as day-to-day with Chicago playing the first of six games on the road Thursday in Denver.
As for Butler’s availability on the trip, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was uncertain, …
Posted on Nov 18
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is known for his serious nature, intense preparation, and consistent drive to make his team better.
His focus is solely on basketball and he rarely strays off topic into anything remotely personal. But a good friend of his, first-year Bobcats coach Steve Clifford, was happy to share a few tidbits on how Thibodeau has impacted his …
Posted on Nov 18
Winners of four consecutive games for the first time since March of 2012, Chicago will try to make it five in a row when it hosts the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night.
Having Derrick Rose back in the lineup at full strength will certainly help. Rose sat out of practices last week with a sore right hamstring and did not …
Posted on Nov 14
Though Derrick Rose missed his second consecutive day of practice, the Bulls star point guard is hopeful his sore right hamstring won’t prevent him from playing against the Raptors in Toronto on Friday.
“There’s a chance,” Rose said of his status following practice at the Berto Center. “Right now, I’m feeling alright. Just trying to rest and do a little …
Posted on Nov 13
Though he’s improving, Derrick Rose was held out of Wednesday’s practice to rehab a right hamstring injury suffered during Monday’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
With Chicago’s first back-to-back set of the season coming up with on Friday in Toronto before returning home to host the Pacers on Saturday, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said no determination has been made yet …
Posted on Nov 11
When the Bulls host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving will cross paths for the first time in their basketball careers.
Widely regarded as two of the top point guards in the game, Rose in his fifth season and Irving in his third season have never faced off due to one or the other being …
Posted on Nov 8
The Chicago Bulls know there is always room for improvement.
After a 1-3 start, that’s become even more evident, but Joakim Noah and the Bulls are hopeful that Friday’s game against the winless Utah Jazz at the United Center will help get them moving in the right direction.
“We’re a work in progress,” said Noah following the team’s Friday morning …
Posted on Nov 4
While there is a lot of basketball left to be played this season – 79 more games to be exact – it’s safe to say the Bulls didn’t envision themselves opening with a record of 1-2.
And while many of the storylines, whether they are positive or negative, seem to be magnified because it’s so early in the season, that …
Posted on Nov 4
The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored BullsTV with two Emmy awards at the 55th annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy ceremony held on Sunday night in the West Loop.
In the category of Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off-Air, BullsTV’s “Carol of the Bulls” won for Technical Achievement and Photographer (non-news).
“Since we launched BullsTV in 2009, we …
Posted on Oct 31
Derrick Rose is dealing with a sore neck but the Bulls point guard doesn’t expect it to sideline him for Thursday’s home opener against the New York Knicks.
Rose is under the assumption he tweaked his neck at some point during Chicago’s regular season opener in Miami on Tuesday, though he doesn’t know exactly when it happened.
“I don’t know …