Category: Bulls News & Notes

Asik's rookie season ends with fractured fibula

As if news couldn’t get any worst for the Bulls. Turkish rookie Omer Asik is out for the rest of the season due to a fractured left fibula, the Bulls officially announced on Wednesday, a day after their 101-93 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 4. What’s even more interesting is that Asik played... Read more »

No surprise: MVP Rose makes All-NBA First Team

In expected news, Derrick Rose was named to the All-NBA First Team on Thursday when the NBA announced all three All-NBA teams. Rose was named the league’s MVP two weeks ago, so an All-NBA team recognition was coming. Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard joined Rose on the First Team. The Second... Read more »

Deng gets snubbed from All-Defensive team; Noah's in

The NBA announced the All-Defensive teams for this season, and the league’s best defense — the Chicago Bulls — had a recipient, but it wasn’t the player many thought would represent the defense that ranked first in opponents’ field-goal and three-point percentage during the regular season. The Bulls defense was also second in opponents points... Read more »

Boozer: I'm going to play

Carlos Boozer is in the midst of a very rough postseason, by far the worst of his career. He’s averaging just under 10 points, nine and a half rebounds and 39 percent from the field. Those aren’t numbers the Bulls paid for when they handed Boozer a five-year contract worth around $75-80 million. As if... Read more »

C.J. Watson: Derrick Rose wins MVP

Derrick Rose took the NBA by storm this season, averaging 25 points, nearly eight assists and four rebounds during the regular season. He led the Bulls to an NBA-best 62 wins and the top spot in the Eastern Conference. The Bulls were without Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah for a combined 57 games — if... Read more »

Struggling Boozer dealing with turf toe

Carlos Boozer scored just two points in 15 and a half minutes in the Bulls’ series clinching Game 5 victory over the Indiana Pacers 116-89. He also sat for the final 18 plus minutes of the game — with Taj Gibson playing well on both ends of the court, there seemed no need for Boozer.... Read more »

Will Bulls lose series if Pacers win Game 5? Vogel thinks so

After winning Game 4 in Indiana, Pacers coach Frank Vogel, in what seemed to be a sarcastic tone, denied the high amount of Bulls fans present in Conseco Fieldhouse. If you watched on TV, it was clear that most of the crowd — lower bowl, at least — was in red to support the ‘See... Read more »

No surprise: Rose ready to go for Game 5

Derrick Rose, who injured his left ankle going up for a layup in Game 4, will give it a go in Game 5. The Bulls and Indiana Pacers will resume the series Tuesday in Chicago. When Rose first went down late in the first quarter of Game 4, many felt it could be a serious... Read more »

MRI confirms sprained ankle for Rose; won't miss Game 5

Derrick Rose certainly wasn’t his normal explosive self on Saturday in the Bulls’ 89-84 loss to the Indiana Pacers in Game 4, but gave the Bulls just under 33 minutes after suffering the injury, albeit hobbling around. Rose injured his left ankle late in the first quarter as cameras showed him rolling the ankle while... 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 »