Tag: Gar Forman

Bulls' Omer Asik meets with Rockets, Blazers

Bulls' Omer Asik meets with Rockets, Blazers
As free agency opened at 11:01 p.m. CT on Saturday, Omer Asik was clearly the most coveted Bulls free agent around the NBA. The Turkish center met with the Houston Rockets shortly after the free-agent market opened – a sit down confirmed by Rockets general manager Daryl Morey on Twitter. “Meeting (sic) w/Omer Asik in... 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' Tom Thibodeau earns 100-win milestone

Bulls' Tom Thibodeau earns 100-win milestone
Tom Thibodeau became the fastest head coach to notch 100 victories in NBA history with his Chicago Bulls’ 85-59 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night at Amway Center. Fittingly, the Bulls set a franchise record for the fewest points allowed in a regular-season game on the same night Thibodeau, known as a defensive... Read more »
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Trade deadline passes quietly for the Bulls

Trade deadline passes quietly for the Bulls
Par for the course, the Chicago Bulls did not make an acquisition ahead of the NBA’s trade deadline on Thursday afternoon. While general manager Gar Forman talked to the other 29 executives in the league, the Bulls have made it clear all season long that they have supreme confidence in the team as currently constructed.... Read more »

Bulls' C.J. Watson to kick off March Madness with public event

Bulls' C.J. Watson to kick off March Madness with public event
While fans around the nation prepare for the 2012 NCAA men’s basketball tournament, the Chicago Bulls’ C.J. Watson will host “Business, Brews, and Brackets” on Tuesday night to kick off the phenomenon that is March Madness. The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Public House, 400 North State Street in Chicago. Tickets are... Read more »

Small moves likely, but Bulls banking on Rip Hamilton

Small moves likely, but Bulls banking on Rip Hamilton
With the NBA All-Star break in the rearview mirror, the Chicago Bulls believe they are prepared to focus all of their attention on the unofficial second half of the season amid the countless trade rumors that will surely ensue around the league in the coming weeks. There’s no question that the biggest star who’s reportedly... Read more »
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Derrick Rose's back a muscular injury, not structural

Derrick Rose's back a muscular injury, not structural
After having an MRI under the guidance of a specialist on Monday morning, Derrick Rose indeed learned that he has a muscular, not structural, back issue — which allowed his Chicago Bulls coaches, teammates and fans to breathe a little easier. The Bulls’ point guard will continue to rest and receive massages, among other treatments.... Read more »

Bulls part ways with Mike James, cut roster to 13

Bulls part ways with Mike James, cut roster to 13
With the release of veteran point guard Mike James on Saturday, the Chicago Bulls trimmed their roster to 13 players. As the Bulls dealt with injuries to star Derrick Rose and his backup, C.J. Watson, James, fresh off a stint in the D-League, signed with the club on Jan. 11 to provide game and practice... Read more »

Bulls GM Gar Forman expects Watson, Hamilton to return soon

Bulls GM Gar Forman expects Watson, Hamilton to return soon
As expected, Chicago Bulls guards Rip Hamilton and C.J. Watson did not play Saturday night against the Toronto Raptors. Hamilton has missed seven straight games and nine of the last 10 with a strained left groin he suffered Dec. 30 against the Los Angeles Clippers. Watson dislocated his left elbow in the Bulls’ 104-64 rout... Read more »
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Injury bug hits Rip Hamilton, C.J. Watson

Injury bug hits Rip Hamilton, C.J. Watson
The injury bug hit a pair of Chicago Bulls guards on Sunday, when the team completely dismantled the Memphis Grizzlies 104-64 in the home opener at the United Center. Firstly, free-agent addition Rip Hamilton was a late scratch before the rout because of a strained left groin. Coach Tom Thibodeau said the veteran shooting guard... Read more »