Archive for November 2010

Taj Gibson returns to practice; Carlos Boozer likely to make Bulls debut on Wednesday

Per Comcast Sportsnet Insider Aggrey Sam: CSNBullsInsider Thibs: Taj practiced (well!) today, gametime decision on Booz tomorrow Despite Carlos Boozer sounding unsure  on “The Waddle & Silvy Show” about a return this Wednesday, Tom Thibodeau has pronounced Boozer a game-time decision for Wednesday night’s game against the Orlando Magic. Mike McGraw, covering the Bulls for... Read more »

Carlos Boozer's once-broken right pinkie sore after Monday practice; status still unknown for Wednesday

Per ESPN Chicago, ESPN 1000-“The Waddle & Silvy Show”:  CHICAGO — Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer says his right pinkie is a little sore after practicing with the team for the first time on Monday, and he hopes to make his debut by this weekend. “It’s great to be back on the court,” Boozer said... Read more »

Tracy McGrady says LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are "terrible" mix, claims Chicago was better match for James

Per Marc Berman of the New York Post: AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — In perhaps the harshest critique yet of Miami’s Dream Team, Tracy McGrady said yesterday the chemistry between LeBron James and Dwayne Wade is “terrible” and James should have gone to Chicago. Always outspoken McGrady, the ex-Knick who faced his old team yesterday and... Read more »

Chicago Bulls return home, but still plenty of work to do

The Chicago Bulls turned in their first winning record on the circus trip since the 1997-98 NBA season, however, as Joakim Noah and Tom Thibodeau put it, the Bulls still have plenty of work to do. Per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: SACRAMENTO — Perhaps the most impressive part of the Bulls’ 4-3 circus... Read more »

Chicago Bulls beat Sacramento Kings, clinch first winning road trip since '97

After beating the Sacramento Kings 96-85, the Chicago Bulls got their first winning record on the infamous circus trip since the 1997-98 season. That season, the Bulls won the NBA Championship. Not saying the Bulls will win it all this season, but the way they’re playing – with so much heart and passion – it... Read more »

Bulls' guard Derrick Rose will play tonight against the Sacramento Kings

Per K.C. Johnson (Chicago Tribune) on Twitter: KCJHoop DRose: “It’s still sore, but I’m going to try to play. I don’t want to miss two straight games.” I love Derrick’s tough-minded attitude and desire to help the team every game, but it’s a bit concerning to see that he’s playing with a sore neck. Sore... Read more »

With Derrick Rose's status still unknown, Chicago Bulls look to get first winning circus trip since Jordan era

Tonight against the Sacramento Kings, the Chicago Bulls have a chance at getting their first winning record on the infamous circus trip, since the Michael Jordan era. Although Derrick Rose’s status is a question mark, and there have been no reports either way saying if he’ll play or not, the Bulls should be able to... Read more »

Carmelo Anthony hits buzzer beater, Chicago Bulls let one slip away

After word came out that the Chicago Bulls would be missing star point guard Derrick Rose, I all but ruled out any chance of them competing tonight against the dangerous Denver Nuggets. Boy, was I wrong. Led by C.J. Watson’s 33 points, the Bulls made a heck of a game out of it, only to... Read more »

Derrick Rose out, Taj Gibson in tonight for the Chicago Bulls

Per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: DENVER — Derrick Rose experienced neck spasms and is out for Friday’s matchup against the Nuggets. C.J. Watson will start in his place and Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said John Lucas III, who was just signed today, would play. Rose wore a heating pad as he sat in... Read more »

Carlos Boozer could practice next week, return on December 10th

Per Bulls in Brief at the Chicago Sun-Times: PHOENIX — After concluding this seven-game road trip Saturday in Sacramento, the Bulls return home Sunday. They will practice on Monday and Tuesday before facing the Orlando Magic on Wednesday at the United Center. Tuesday will mark eight weeks since Carlos Boozer had surgery on his broken... Read more »