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Dec 9

Jimmy Butler and Luol Deng missed practice on Monday and remain day-to-day for Tuesday’s home game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said that both players did some shooting, while Mike James, who has been sidelined with a right knee injury since Dec. 2, did practice.

“He’s improved and I don’t want to speculate, but we’ll see where …

Dec 5

I’m riding with Derrick Rose.

Derrick Rose is as well, which is probably the more significant part.

“I’m not done,” Rose said Thursday in his first appearance before media since his season ending knee injury Nov. 22. “I know that He’s preparing me for something bigger. Of course, right now when you’re living in the moment, you just don’t understand …

Dec 5

Less than two weeks removed from season-ending knee surgery, Derrick Rose was on hand at the United Center to discuss the injury and what lies ahead as he endures another rehabilitation process.

There is no doubt Rose has a long road ahead in terms of the physical aspects, though not as severe as when he worked his way back from …

Dec 4

The Miami Heat will be at the United Center Thursday, and so will Derrick Rose.

Unfortunately, for different reasons.

Rose conducted his first media conference since his knee injury Nov. 22 in Portland that will keep Rose out the rest of the 2013-14 regular season and playoffs,

Rose’s surgery Nov. 25 was said to have gone well and after an …

Nov 25

At least there’s not going to be any more guessing games about Derrick Rose’s return from knee surgery.

Rose’s surgery for a torn meniscus, the Bulls announced Monday morning, went well and he will rehabilitate and be out for the rest of the 2013-14 season.

Bulls general manager Gar Forman discussed the Rose injury and the franchise going forward …

Nov 24

See you in September, see you when the summer’s through?

That’s what we may know soon as Derrick Rose undergoes knee surgery Monday, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Sunday before the Bulls played the Clippers.

“He’s headed back to Chicago today and will have surgery [Monday],” Thibodeau told reporters. “Then we’ll have a better idea about what the timetable will …

Nov 23

And then he was gone, again.

So now we know. It’s bad for Derrick Rose, but not the worst, not the dreaded anterior cruciate ligament tear like Rose suffered in April 2012 from which he’d made a gallant recovery.

Until Friday in Portland, anyway, when Rose, as the Bulls announced Saturday afternoon after an MRI, sustained a medial meniscus tear …

Nov 23

I’m out of jokes and witty repartee. Our greatest concerns as basketball fans were on display again late Friday night in Portland as Derrick Rose, headphones covering a black stocking cap, hobbled on crutches leaving the arena after Portland’s 98-95 victory over the Bulls.

Rose suffered an apparent right knee injury with 3:30 remaining in the third quarter with the …

Nov 22

It’s one thing to be sidelined with an injury. But it’s being away from his teammates that is killing Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler.

With the Bulls in the midst of a six-game road trip that started Thursday in Denver, Butler remains in Chicago with a sprain to his right great toe, an injury commonly known as turf toe.

Butler, averaging …

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.

Through nine games, Butler is averaging 11.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists and

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