Category: Bulls Notes

Bulls' three days off is good news for Derrick Rose

Per Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago: CHICAGO — Derrick Rose is battling another injury but, as usual, he continues to play through it. “My back is killing me right now,” he said after the Bulls’ 92-83 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night at the United Center. The good news is the Bulls have... Read more »

Chicago Bulls midseason report card and more

At 30-14, the Chicago Bulls have just passed the midseason point in the 2010-11 NBA season. I know, this isn’t the halfway point of the season, but the talk around the team is still similar. Derrick Rose is a monster, Carlos Boozer is a double-double machine, Luol Deng continues to play his role, and Joakim... Read more »

What if LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, or Chris Bosh signed with the Bulls?

With the Miami Heat coming into Chicago to face the Bulls at the United Center tonight, there’s several story lines around the two teams. For starters, it will be Dwyane Wade’s homecoming; he was born and raised in Chicago, and flirted with coming back home this past offseason. Secondly, the Chris Bosh-Carlos Boozer matchup will... Read more »

Derrick Rose passes Rondo in NBA All-Star Game voting

Per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: Derrick Rose moved into second place among Eastern Conference guards in his bid to become the first Bulls player to start in the NBA All-Star game since Michael Jordan in 1998. With 1,225,575 votes, Rose surpassed the Celtics’ Rajon Rondo in the fourth returns of fan voting released... Read more »

The rise and fall of ex-Bull Ben Gordon

With the Chicago Bulls sitting pretty at 26-12 this season, in position to run away with the Central Division, and also lock up a top-4 seed, there has still been plenty of gripe from fans on how this team can elevate into legit contenders. One need the Bulls have is Shooting Guard. Last season, Kirk... Read more »

Derrick Rose gains ground, remains 3rd in All-Star game voting

Per K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: The NBA released its third returns for All-Star balloting Thursday, and Derrick Rose remains third in Eastern Conference voting for guards behind Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo. Wade is at 1,167,649 votes, while Rondo has 929,781. Rose has closed his gap on Rondo, garnering 917,753 votes. The top... Read more »

Chicago Bulls waive John Lucas III

Per the Chicago Bulls: January 4, 2011 — The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team has waived guard John Lucas III. Lucas III (5-11, 165) appeared in two games with Chicago, and averaged 1.0 ppg and 0.5 apg in 5.0 mpg. He signed with Chicago on November 26. Chicago’s roster now stands at 13.... Read more »

What New Years resolutions can Bulls players make?

With 2011 upon us, the Chicago Bulls will begin the New Year at 21-10, by far their best record since the Michael Jordan Era. However, the Bulls aren’t a perfect squad. They could use health and upgrade at shooting guard among other things. Most people make New Year resolutions, but many of those people fail... Read more »

Taj Gibson the likely starter vs Clippers tomorrow night

Per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: Though Tom Thibodeau said it’s not definitive, the Bulls’ coach said he is leaning towards starting Taj Gibson Saturday night against the Clippers in the first game since losing Joakim Noah for eight to 10 weeks due to thumb surgery. Gibson, who started most of last season and... Read more »

With Noah out, is Rasheed Wallace an option?

Rasheed Wallace announced his retirement prior to this season, but with the injury that will sideline Bulls center Joakim Noah for 8 to 10 weeks, could Wallace come back on a team coached by a man who was his assistant coach in Boston? It’s an interesting thought; although he’s much more of a shooter than... Read more »