Tag: Rajon Rondo

Bulls' Derrick Rose confident in return vs. Knicks

While Derrick Rose missed his 12th consecutive game on Thursday night when the Chicago Bulls pulled out an impressive 93-86 win over the Boston Celtics, he believes that, barring an unexpected setback with his groin injury, he will return to the lineup Sunday afternoon against the New York Knicks. “For sure. If I don’t play... 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 »

Bulls get past Celtics 89-80

Bulls get past Celtics 89-80
Playing without Derrick Rose (back) for the fourth game in a row, the Chicago Bulls topped the Boston Celtics 89-80 in a nationally televised game on Sunday night at the United Center. The Bulls improved to 25-7, 11-1 at home, this season. The Bulls placed four players in double figures against the Celtics (15-14), who... Read more »
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Derrick Rose out for Bulls vs. Celtics

Not surprisingly, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose missed his fourth consecutive game, ninth overall, on Thursday night against the Boston Celtics at the United Center because of lower back spasms. In his absence, C.J. Watson made his seventh start of the season. “He went through his workout,” Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters before the... Read more »

Derrick Rose's back a growing concern for Bulls

Derrick Rose's back a growing concern for Bulls
Given the standard the Chicago Bulls have set, Sunday afternoon’s hard-fought 95-91 loss to the Boston Celtics felt to them as if they had just rattled off eight or 10 straight losses and were searching for answers. To make matters worse, Bulls star Derrick Rose missed his second game in a row Sunday because of... Read more »

No reason for Bulls to hang heads after loss in Boston

No reason for Bulls to hang heads after loss in Boston
From coach Tom Thibodeau to an injured Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls know there are no moral victories for a team that has championship aspirations. They had plenty of opportunities to steal Sunday afternoon’s nationally televised contest against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden, but they never once led and played catch-up all day, closing... Read more »
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Bulls battle, fall to Celtics 95-91

Bulls battle, fall to Celtics 95-91
Playing without Derrick Rose (back) for the second consecutive contest, the Bulls lost to the Boston Celtics 95-91 on Sunday afternoon at TD Garden. The Bulls dropped to 23-7 this season and finished their season-long, nine-game road trip with a 6-3 mark. With Rose out, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo reeked havoc all day, dropping... Read more »

Rose fifth among NBA's popular jerseys -- behind Rondo

The soon-to-be MVP, Derrick Rose, finished fifth in NBA’s annual jersey popularity list, according to CBS Sports. You can find the list in its entirety, however the top five consists of LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Rajon Rondo, Amar’e Stoudemire and Chicago’s own Derrick Rose. It’s interesting that LeBron’s apparently already gotten his popularity back with... Read more »

Rose seals MVP in Bulls' win over Celtics

If it wasn’t cemented yet, let’s just say this was the dagger, nail in the coffin, the finishing touch for Derrick Rose’s MVP resume. And he did it in impressive fashion, with 30 points, eight assists, five rebounds and two steals in nearly 40 minutes. It was a team effort for the Bulls as they... Read more »
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NBA All-Star 2011: Rose scores 11 points, West holds off late rally to take 148-143 win

Tonight was a big step forward for both the Chicago Bulls organization and their star, Derrick Rose. Rose didn’t have a big night, with 11 points, 5 assists, and 3 assists on 5-of-13 shooting, but him playing, and starting in the huge event was big for the Bulls and for his growth as a star... Read more »