Posts tagged "C.J Watson"

Hard chase leads Bulls, Kirk Hinrich back together

Hard chase leads Bulls, Kirk Hinrich back together
The perpetual journey chasing Kirk Hinrich out of his basketball purgatory and back to the Chicago Bulls seemed so inevitable, so appropriate. Conversations have run rampant since free agency opened last weekend, but no player was targeted and coveted by the Bulls more than Hinrich, a resurgence of loyalty to make up for the fashion... Read more »

Bulls draft Kentucky's Marquis Teague

Bulls draft Kentucky's Marquis Teague
With Derrick Rose (knee) shelved up to 12 months and the uncertain futures of C.J. Watson and John Lucas III, the Chicago Bulls snatched a point guard in Thursday night’s NBA draft. In a diligent move on a night filled with rampant talks around the league, the team selected Kentucky’s Marquis Teague with the 29th... 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 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 »

Bulls fall to Wizards 87-84

Playing without both Derrick Rose (ankle) and Luol Deng (ribs), the Chicago Bulls suffered a disappointing 87-84 loss to the Washington Wizards on Monday night at the United Center. The Bulls dropped to 46-15 this season, which remained good for the best record in the NBA. The Bulls placed three players in double figures against... Read more »
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Bulls' Derrick Rose cheers, not slumps, during rare benching

Bulls' Derrick Rose cheers, not slumps, during rare benching
For probably the first time in Derrick Rose’s NBA career, the Chicago Bulls played much better in Tuesday night’s thrilling 96-86 overtime win over the Miami Heat when he was a spectator rather than on the court. In a gutsy move, coach Tom Thibodeau benched his star for the final 5 minutes, 49 seconds of... Read more »

Bulls' bench shows staying power vs. Heat

Bulls' bench shows staying power vs. Heat
It is seemingly common knowledge around the NBA that when the postseason rolls around, playoff teams will shorten their rotations by increasing the starters’ minutes and reducing the reserves’ time. However, the Chicago Bulls don’t appear ready to be sucked into that belief, as their bench players have repeatedly shown confidence and have proven over... Read more »

Bulls roll past Heat 96-86

Bulls roll past Heat 96-86
With Derrick Rose back, as expected, from a one-game absence due to a sprained right ankle, the Chicago Bulls pulled out a thrilling 96-86 overtime victory over Eastern Conference rival Miami Heat on Thursday night at the United Center. The Bulls improved to 45-14 this season, which remained good for the best record in the... Read more »
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Bulls know re-adjusting to Derrick Rose is a process

Bulls know re-adjusting to Derrick Rose is a process
When Derrick Rose sat out 12 consecutive games due to a strained groin, the Chicago Bulls went 8-4, a stretch that consisted of highs and lows. They have shown all season long that they can win without their primary leader, with a 15-7 record in such games, but they are obviously cognizant of the fact... Read more »