Tag: Charlotte Bobcats

Bulls' Deng, Noah hobbled up; should be OK for Monday

Bulls' Deng, Noah hobbled up; should be OK for Monday
As if the Chicago Bulls’ injury list couldn’t get any longer, Luol Deng suffered a sprained left wrist in Saturday night’s 95-89 home victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. The small forward — who has played in all 18 games this season, averaging about 16 points and eight rebounds in 38 minutes per game — brushed... Read more »

Short-handed again, Bulls get past Bobcats 95-89

Short-handed again, Bulls get past Bobcats 95-89
With Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and John Lucas III all sidelined nursing various injuries, the Chicago Bulls weren’t really threatened and pulled out a 95-89 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night at the United Center. The Bulls improved to 15-3, the league’s best record. The Bulls had four players in double... Read more »

Bulls minus three more vs. Bobcats

As expected, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose (toe) and forward Taj Gibson (ankle) missed Saturday night’s game against the Charlotte Bobcats at the United Center. Backup point guard John Lucas III (groin) and starting center Joakim Noah (ankle) had believed they would play but sat out as well. Although Rose dressed for the team’s afternoon... Read more »
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Rose-less Bulls drub Cavs 114-75

Rose-less Bulls drub Cavs 114-75
Playing without Derrick Rose for the third consecutive game, the Chicago Bulls rolled to a 114-75 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. The Bulls improved to a league-best 14-3. The Bulls placed four starters in double figures and received another strong effort from the “Bench Mob.” After pouring in a... Read more »

Bulls would be smart to sit Derrick Rose Tuesday vs. Suns

Bulls would be smart to sit Derrick Rose Tuesday vs. Suns
Playing without point guard Derrick Rose for the second time in four games, the Chicago Bulls stumbled Monday afternoon in a 102-86 road loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. After dropping 18 points and 11 assists Saturday night against the Toronto Raptors, Rose put his sprained left big toe, which he suffered in Tuesday’s contest versus... Read more »

Boozer out, Deng game-time decision vs. Hawks

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, Carlos Boozer, who sprained his left ankle in a win against Charlotte, is out for tonight’s home tilt against the Atlanta Hawks. Tom Thibodeau expects Boozer to miss 3-10 days, but as he said after practice yesterday to reporters, it all depends on how bad the swelling... Read more »
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Boozer day-to-day; has swelling in left ankle

Per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said after Thursday’s short practice that Carlos Boozer has swelling in his sprained left ankle and is day-to-day. The Bulls held a film session and light practice at the Berto Center, one day after Boozer sprained the ankle after a flagrant foul by... Read more »

Bulls clinch playoff berth with win over Bobcats, lose Boozer late in fourth

The Bulls — not surprisingly — clinched a playoff birth with tonight’s 101-84 win over the Charlotte Bobcats, but it wasn’t all roses for the Bulls. The Bulls lost Carlos Boozer, who’s averaging close to 19 points and 10 rebounds per game, with 4:24 left in the fourth quarter. They led the Bobcats 92-75 when... Read more »

Bulls make it interesting, hold on for 85-77 win over the Hornets

With NBA All-Star Chris Paul concuss and out for tonight’s game against the Chicago Bulls, not many thought the game would be close. Give the New Orleans Hornets credit, first and foremost. They played tough defense and stayed neck-and-neck with one of the best teams in the NBA. Both teams struggled to shoot for most... Read more »
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Bulls get balanced attack, beat the Bobcats 106-94

The Chicago Bulls finally got past the Charlotte Bobcats, avenging their previous two losses to the Michael Jordan owned team. With Jordan and another Bulls legend Scottie Pippen sitting courtside, the game was close throughout, as the Bulls led 78-73 heading into the 4th quarter, but the Bulls got stops when they needed to and... Read more »