Posts tagged "Charlotte Bobcats"

Rip Hamilton peaking at right time for Bulls

Rip Hamilton peaking at right time for Bulls
On Sunday, Rip Hamilton played his sixth consecutive game for the Chicago Bulls, surpassing the 30-year-old’s previous season-high of five in a row, set in January. The next night, Hamilton poured in 22 points. The veteran shooting guard has endured an injury-plagued year, but he took another step in the right direction Wednesday evening against... Read more »

Bulls crush Bobcats 100-68

Bulls crush Bobcats 100-68
Playing without Derrick Rose (foot) and Luol Deng (ribs) for the second consecutive game, the Chicago Bulls clobbered the Charlotte Bobcats 100-68 on Wednesday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Bulls improved to 47-15 this season, which remained the best record in the NBA. The Bulls placed four players in double figures against the... Read more »

Bulls enjoy Mike James' veteran presence

Bulls enjoy Mike James' veteran presence
While the United Center crowd may have been surprised Mike James played all but 41 seconds in the fourth quarter of the Chicago Bulls’ 89-80 victory over the Boston Celtics, the veteran point guard’s coaches and teammates knew exactly what he would bring to the table and fans who paid attention to his first stint... Read more »
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Derrick Rose sits for Bulls vs. Bobcats as a precaution

Derrick Rose sits for Bulls vs. Bobcats as a precaution
Nursing lower back spasms, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a late scratch before his team’s 95-64 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night. The 6-foot-3 point guard sat out as a precautionary measure, though, according to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. “He’s still the same, day-to-day,” Thibodeau told reporters after the game when asked... Read more »

Bulls' big men hope to ride momentum

Bulls' big men hope to ride momentum
The Chicago Bulls did exactly what they had to do on Friday night when they routed the lifeless, talent-deprived Charlotte Bobcats 95-64 at Time Warner Cable Arena. From start to finish, the Bulls never let up, leading wire-to-wire and delivering an embarrassing loss to yet another NBA bottom feeder. With Derrick Rose out because of... Read more »

Bulls beat lifeless Bobcats 95-64

Bulls beat lifeless Bobcats 95-64
Despite the fact that Derrick Rose was a late scratch because of lower back spasms, the Chicago Bulls blew out the Charlotte Bobcats 95-64 on Friday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Bulls improved to 23-6, the league’s best record, and 6-2 on their season-long, nine-game road trip. The Bulls placed four players in... Read more »
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Luol Deng hopes for speedy recovery from wrist injury

Luol Deng hopes for speedy recovery from wrist injury
With the league’s best record at 16-3, the last thing the Chicago Bulls needed was a significant injury to one of their stars. Although Luol Deng was diagnosed with a torn ligament in his left wrist, the eighth-year veteran opted not to have surgery and, as expected, will rest the injury before attempting to play... Read more »

Rose, Noah, Lucas to play for Bulls vs. Nets; Deng, Gibson out

Rose, Noah, Lucas to play for Bulls vs. Nets; Deng, Gibson out
Updated: 7:05 p.m. CT After participating fully in the morning shootaround, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose returned from his four-game absence in Monday night’s game against the New Jersey Nets. However, the team was without forwards Luol Deng, whom coach Tom Thibodeau said Saturday night is “the glue to our team,” and Taj Gibson.... Read more »

Rip Hamilton simplifying game for Bulls

Rip Hamilton simplifying game for Bulls
After missing 10 January games because of a strained left groin, Chicago Bulls shooting guard Rip Hamilton appears to be over the injury and has not missed a beat in each of the three games he’s played since returning. The 6-foot-7 Hamilton is continuing to show his versatility, impacting contests in a variety of ways... Read more »
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For Thibodeau's Bulls, next man always seems to step up

For Thibodeau's Bulls, next man always seems to step up
Despite the fact that the locker room is looking like a MASH unit right now, with Derrick Rose (toe), Joakim Noah (ankle), Taj Gibson (ankle), John Lucas III (groin) and Luol Deng (wrist) all nursing various injuries, the Chicago Bulls continue to roll along, improving to a league-best 15-3, 7-0 at home, after a 95-89... Read more »