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Posted on May 15
If Game 5 were to be the last game of the Bulls season—and it remained only possible early Wednesday evening—then Derrick Rose would be missing the entire 2012-13 NBA season.
Rose was out before the game in Miami doing his regular shooting drills and workouts, drenched in sweat as he circled the court shooting at all angles and with both …
Posted on May 9
If the Bulls have a slogan for this season, it might be, “Don’t mind me, I’m just over here bleeding.”
The Bulls trudged back to Chicago for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Friday against the Miami Heat in the United Center as perhaps the least euphoric team to have taken away home court advantage.
That maybe was less …
Posted on May 4
John, breaking news. We’ve just received a bulletin and we are going live to Bulls practice.
Take it away on the scene.
Derrick Rose is not playing Saturday in Game 7 against the Brooklyn Nets.
“I’m feeling about the same, still being patient, still trying to take care of my body and trying to enjoy this time and cheer on …
Posted on May 1
Though Tom Thibodeau admitted Kirk Hinrich was extremely limited in Wednesday’s practice at the Berto Center, the Bulls guard said he’s improving and labeled himself a game-time decision for Thursday’s Game 6 against the Brooklyn Nets at the United Center.
Meanwhile, Luol Deng and Taj Gibson missed Wednesday’s practice as both stayed home sick. Thibodeau was hopeful they will be …
Posted on Apr 24
By now, most Bulls fans are all too familiar with the term plantar fasciitis, a condition that plagued Joakim Noah the second half of the season and has persisted on during the first two games of the playoffs.
But unless you’ve experienced it, you likely cannot truly appreciate Noah’s Game 2 performance in which he endured immense pain on the …
Posted on Apr 21
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau more or less admitted that there weren’t a lot of positives to take from his team’s Game 1 loss to the Nets in Brooklyn on Saturday night.
However, on Sunday afternoon following a meeting at the team’s hotel in New York City, he reported that Joakim Noah and Kirk Hinrich feel “pretty good,” adding that as …
Posted on Apr 15
The Bulls aren’t whole quite yet, but they are getting closer.
No, Derrick Rose wasn’t scheduled to play against the Orlando Magic Monday. And neither was Vladimir Radmanovic.
But Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson were due to play as the Bulls were able to put out a rotation as complete as any time this season.
In the shadow of Disney …
Posted on Apr 10
With the NBA season very much in its stretch run, the Bulls will play four out of their remaining five games in the next five days beginning Thursday night.
That’s when the streaking New York Knicks, winners of 13 straight games, will be at the United Center as seeds for the Eastern Conference playoffs begin to take form.
Whether or …
Posted on Apr 4
Taj Gibson took a walk in Derrick Rose’s shoes the other day, and it didn’t feel too comfortable.
“You have people saying you shouldn’t have come back so soon, be careful. You’ve got so many different aspects of people in your ear giving you so many different opinions of what they think you should do,” Gibson said Thursday morning as …
Posted on Mar 29
With an 82-game schedule that usually doesn’t provide more than a day or two in between contests, the NBA season rarely allows teams to enjoy any one particular victory for too long.
So it’s easy to understand why neither Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau or his team are spending much time basking in the glow of Wednesday night’s victory over the …