Archive for May 2012

Bulls' Luol Deng selected to All-Defensive second team

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive second team on Wednesday. As voted on by the league’s 30 coaches, Deng joined Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler, Celtics guard Rajon Rondo and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant on the second team. Deng received six first-... Read more »

Patience a virtue for Derrick Rose's comeback process

Derrick Rose’s future flashed before everyone’s eyes when he suffered a torn ACL in Game 1 of the Chicago Bulls’ first-round series against the Philadelphia 76ers. In an instant, the point guard collapsed to the court, taking his team’s championship aspirations with him, and left many wondering whether he would be the same explosive player... Read more »

Bulls' 2011-12 season honors

Bulls' 2011-12 season honors
As the Chicago Bulls look to move past the devastating end to their season, let’s hand out some player and team awards. Most valuable player: Luol Deng While Derrick Rose is far and away the Bulls’ best player, it is Deng whom coach Tom Thibodeau has repeatedly referred to as the “glue” of the team.... Read more »
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Bulls' Derrick Rose has knee surgery

Bulls' Derrick Rose has knee surgery
As the Chicago Bulls look to recover from a disappointing end to the season, they took a step in the right direction on Saturday. Bulls star Derrick Rose underwent successful reconstructive surgery on the torn ACL in his left knee Saturday morning, as first reported by the Chicago Sun-Times. The Bulls announced Saturday afternoon that... Read more »

Bulls' Luol Deng committed to play in Olympics

Bulls' Luol Deng committed to play in Olympics
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng believes he owes a great deal of his NBA success to his adopted home nation, Great Britain, and the All-Star has not wavered in his commitment to represent the country in this summer’s London Olympics. While nursing a torn ligament in his left wrist, Deng combined for 43 points and... Read more »

Bulls' season over in 79-78 loss to 76ers

Bulls' season over in 79-78 loss to 76ers
Playing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, the Chicago Bulls suffered a devastating, season-ending 79-78 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center. The Bulls lost the series 4-2 and are the third No. 1 seed to lose to the No. 8 seed in a seven-game series in NBA history.... Read more »
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Bulls extend series with 77-69 win over 76ers in Game 5

Bulls extend series with 77-69 win over 76ers in Game 5
Playing Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, the Chicago Bulls earned a grind-out 77-69 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at the United Center. The Bulls pulled within 3-2 in this best-of-seven series. The Bulls, who were again without Derrick Rose (torn ACL) and Joakim Noah (ankle), placed two players in double... Read more »

Bulls fall again, 89-82, to 76ers in Game 4

Bulls fall again, 89-82, to 76ers in Game 4
Playing Game 4 in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Chicago Bulls suffered a hard-fought 89-82 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center. The Bulls are down 3-1 in this best-of-seven series. Without Derrick Roe (torn ACL) and Joakim Noah (ankle) in the lineup, the Bulls placed four... Read more »

Joakim Noah appears doubtful to return in Bulls' series

Joakim Noah appears doubtful to return in Bulls' series
Barring a miracle, Joakim Noah is most likely not going to return to the Chicago Bulls during the first-round series of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers. The center severely sprained his left ankle during the Bulls’ stunning 79-74 Game 3 loss on Friday night, and he has been in crutches since leaving... Read more »
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Bulls fall to 76ers 79-74 in Game 3

Bulls fall to 76ers 79-74 in Game 3
Playing Game 3 in the best-of-seven quarterfinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Chicago Bulls suffered a heartbreaking 79-74 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night at Wells Fargo Center. The Bulls trail the series 2-1. The Bulls placed four players in double figures against the Sixers. Spencer Hawes poured in a game-high 21... Read more »
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