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Report: Tom Thibodeau Highly Unlikely To Return As Bulls Coach

Even though the Chicago Bulls have one of the best record in the Eastern Conference, there is still a lot of chatter of whether or not head coach Tom Thibodeau will return next season. Earlier this year it was reported that the relationship between Thibs and the Bulls’ front-office is beyond repair. According to ESPN Chicago’s […] The post Report: Tom Thibodeau Highly Unlikely...
Via Diehardsport
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Bulls Should Look At These Four Free-Agents Again With News Of Jimmy Butler’s Injury

The Chicago Bulls had initial talks but that’s as far as it went with free-agent point guards Nate Robinson, Mike James and Jannero Pargo because it was announced that Derrick Rose would return this year.   Now that Chicago will be without Jimmy Butler, who injured his elbow and will be out 3-to-6 weeks, it would be wise […] The post Bulls Should Look At These Four Free-Agents...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler to miss three to six weeks

The Chicago Bulls announced Monday that Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks with a elbow injury. “An MRI of Jimmy Butler confirmed a Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and small bone impaction injury to the left elbow,” the Bulls said in a new release.  “It is estimated that Butler may be out three to six weeks.” In 55 games, Butler has averaged a team-high 20.2...
Via Sports-Glory
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Jimmy Butler Will Be Out 3-4 Weeks For Chicago Bulls

No Derrick Rose and now no Jimmy Butler for the Chicago Bulls. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Jimmy Butler, who injured his elbow Sunday against the Clippers, will likely be out 3-4 weeks. Chicago's Jimmy Butler could miss 3-4 weeks with elbow sprain, but won't need surgery, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) […] The post Jimmy...
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Nikola Mirotic Scores a Career-High 29 Points

Chicago Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic scored a career-high 29 points in a loss against the LA Clippers. Which included 16 of the Bulls’ 17 fourth-quarter. “I don’t really care about 29 points,’’ Mirotic said. “We didn’t win. Tough game for us. Without Jimmy, somebody needs to shoot the ball. I made some shots, but I feel bad because my team lost. Hopefully, Jimmy...
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Jeff Van Gundy’s feud with Chicago Bulls’ front office rages on

Jeff Van Gundy was always a thorn in the side of Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls in the 1990s. Taking over for Pat Riley when he left the New...
Via Athlon Sports
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Short-handed Bulls lose Gibson, still top T-wolves behind Butler

  The Chicago Bulls got a positive update on Derrick Rose, and then used another big night by Jimmy Butler to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 96-89 on Friday. Butler had 28 points and 12 rebounds and Chicago won for the seventh time in its last nine games. Mike Dunleavy made five 3-pointers on his way to 21 points, and Joakim Noah finished with 11 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls general manager expects Derrick Rose back in 4-6 weeks

Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman reportedly put a very optimistic spin on the “minor” surgery Derrick Rose underwent on Friday, saying he expects the point guard to return to the lineup “in the next 4-6 weeks depending on rehab.” To say that is an incredibly encouraging sign to how well the surgery, during which...Read More The post Bulls general manager expects...
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Derrick Rose has successful surgery, out 4-6 weeks

Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose underwent a meniscectomy Friday morning to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee. Head team physician Dr. Brian Cole will performed the surgery.  His estimated return to the team was pegged at four to six weeks. A six-week rehab for Rose would put his return close to the end of the NBA regular season...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy says he’ll “tone down” Bulls bashing

For all the talk of Charles Barkley’s rivalry with Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets, there’s another ongoing feud between a prominent NBA franchise and a prominent NBA analyst.  Throughout the season, Jeff Van Gundy has been hyper-critical of the Chicago Bulls and their handling of head coach Tom Thibodeau. Van Gundy accused the Bulls of trying to undermine Thibodeau through...
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Jeff Van Gundy may ‘tone it down’ a bit on Bulls management in regards to Thibodeau

My latest column for the Chicago Tribune is on Jeff Van Gundy and Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. You also can access the column on Twitter at @Sherman_Report. From the column: ******* Jeff Van Gundy usually operates without a filter. Whatever thought pops into his brain often does a beeline straight to his mouth. But the outspoken NBA analyst says he might have to switch on his rarely...
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Rip Hamilton Announces Retirement From The NBA

NBA All-Star Rip Hamilton announces retirement NBA All-Star Rip Hamilton who has played for the NBA for 14 seasons is ready to leave basketball behind. As reported by Kurt Helin of NBC Sports, on Thursday, the former Chicago Bulls player formally retired. He made the announcement on His and Hers. Then he put this on his Instagram account. I want to give a major shout out to...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton has some words of advice for Derrick Rose

If anyone can relate to what Derrick Rose is going through, it’s Bill Walton. Long before there was Rose, Penny Hardaway, Grant Hill, Brandon Roy, or any other promising NBA star whose career was derailed by injuries, there was Walton. Walton was a three-time college player of the year and led UCLA to two national...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Chicago Bulls: Why The Bulls Can Still Win A Title

(December 9, 2008 – Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… This may be a biased article as I am a fan of the Chicago Bulls and live in Chicago, but when I write a biased article, I tell you because my job as a journalist is to state the facts an little more. In this case I cannot. I was sickened by the injury to Derrick...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jay Williams Claims Bulls Are Targeting Fred Hoiberg for Head Coaching Job

Fred Hoiberg’s name has come up for numerous coaching and front office positions over the last few years and ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams is claiming the Chicago Bulls might be the latest to target him. It is unclear how much truth there is behind rumors that current Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau is Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jay Williams: Bulls rumored to want Fred Hoiberg as coach

One of the major stories around the sports world currently is the news that Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose needs another knee surgery and is likely to miss the rest of the NBA season. The Bulls are 36-21 and in third place in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, but there are already some rumblings that Rose’s injury coupled with a possible early playoff exit could spell the end of...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari is sick over former guard Derrick Rose's injury

John Calipari has put a number of superstars into the NBA, but few are better, when healthy, than 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose. Since winning that award and leading the Chicago Bulls to the top seed in the Eastern Conference in 2010-11, Rose’s career has been derailed by a string of devastating injuries. In the first round of the 2012 playoffs, Rose tore his ACL, leading him to miss...
Via College Spun
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Derrick Rose to undergo surgery on right knee

So much for Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose helping lead his team to a top seed in the Eastern Conference down the stretch. It is being reported that the injury-prone former NBA MVP suffered a meniscus tear of the right knee and will have to undergo surgery. Bulls say Derrick Rose reported today with right knee pain and MRI confirmed a medial meniscus tear of the right knee...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Increasing Tony Snell’s Minutes Is Resulting In Success For Chicago

They haven’t always looked pretty but the fact remains that the Chicago Bulls have won six of their last seven games.  That includes allowing 100 points or more in just one of those victories and also winning by 10 points or more in four of them.  Aside from the occasional hiccup like the loss to Detroit, this team isn’t just winning, they are winning big. So what has been...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol screaming compilation will make you chuckle (Video)

You may not realize how frequently Chicago Bulls forward Pau Gasol screams while working in the paint. We certainly didn't until this compilation video was brought to our attention. After watching this, we're not sure that women's tennis players scream this much.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Kersey, Michael Jordan and the 1987 Dunk Contest

Jerome Kersey recent passing allows us to remember when "Mercy" Kersey and Michael Jordan squared off in the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest. The post When Jerome Kersey And Michael Jordan Squared Off In The 1987 NBA Slam Dunk Contest appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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