Archive for the ‘Injury Report’ Category
Posted on Nov 5
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said to relax.
Yes, this is how bad the latest Derrick Rose injury stuff is getting that four games into the season and after missing two games with a sprained ankle—a very routine NBA injury that often leaves players out a week—Thibodeau is telling people they are too uptight.
Now, aren’t your embarrassed that Thibodeau says …
Posted on Oct 24
The grey warm up t-shirt the Bulls’ starting shooting guard was wearing before Friday’s final preseason game was soaked through with sweat. He was ready to go. Yes, it was time for Jimmy Butler to change into his suit to watch the game.
Butler remains sidelined with a sprained thumb sustained last week against Charlotte. It, unfortunately, occurred just a …
Posted on Mar 17
Derrick Rose remains out this season after a torn medial meniscus, a similar injury which Thunder guard Russell Westbrook suffered last spring when he tore his lateral meniscus. Westbrook subsequently had swelling and had arthroscopic surgery this season. Though he’s playing one game of back to backs, Westbrook started Monday against the Bulls and didn’t want to hear that he’s …
Posted on Mar 7
All-Star Joakim Noah said in spite of a sprained thumb he feels good and is confident he’ll be able to play through the injury.
“We don’t have to cut into it. No surgery, everything is good. I feel good,” said an upbeat Noah following the team’s Friday morning shootaround.
“It’s just a sprain. He’s fine,” said Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau …
Posted on Feb 12
Derrick Rose not only said he wasn’t depressed about his latest injury setback, but he wanted to know who even said he was. He didn’t say anything about disliking the Bulls’ rebuilding plans going forward, which was suggested in anonymous reports a few months back. He didn’t seem upset about the Luol Deng trade, said he wasn’t really even thinking …
Posted on Feb 9
Taj Gibson gets his seventh start of the season Sunday against the Lakers with Carlos Boozer sitting out what he hopes is one more game with a calf injury.
“Hopefully Tuesday,” Boozer said before Sunday’s game about a projected return. “It’s gotten a lot better; still a little tug in my calf, but its gotten a lot better.
“Getting warmed …
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 Dec 23
It’s 800 miles to Chicago, they’ve got almost a full roster, it’s late morning, it’s inside, they’ve got sunglasses and it’s Christmas Day.
The Bulls are putting the band back together.
“Doing better,” Kirk Hinrich said Monday after participating in practice. “Today was big for me to get my legs underneath me a little bit and get a …
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 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 …