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NBA Injury News:
For a player with a knee injury, lateral movement is the most difficult and most frightening part of the recovery process. A person with a torn ACL or MCL generally can still walk as long as all the movement is directly forward. Ask that person to move side to side and it won't be possible. Derrick Rose has started making those side to side moves as part of his rehab. It's a good sign for the Bulls and their fans. According Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago, Rose has begun making cuts, but he is not necessarily ahead in his recovery timetable. Bulls' Coach Tom Thibodeau tempered expectations while delivering the good news about Rose's recovery."It's the next step for him," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said before Monday night's game. "Everything is going according to plan; he's not ahead of schedule, he's not behind schedule, he's exactly where he should be."Rose tore his ACL during the playoffs last season and is not expected back until sometime in early 2013. That means, though, he should be back this season. If Rose returns in February, he may be able to help the Bulls get back into the playoffs.Rose has averaged 21.0 points per game in his career. He won the league MVP for the 2010-11 season. Follow @hoopsinjurynews
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It has been a while since we heard about Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose and his road to recovery after suffering a horrific left knee injury during last season's playoffs. He has been documenting his recovery through some adidas ads and now it seems he has begun to cut on his surgically repaired knee which should be seen as a huge step in the right direction for him and the...
Boston Celtics (3-3) at Chicago Bulls (4-2)Monday, November 118:00 PM ET Game #7, Road Game #4TV: CSNNE, CSN-C, NBA-LP 754(C's)/755(Chi) Radio: WEEI, WMVP United Center Referees: Joey Crawford, Mark Lindsay, Zach Zarba
The Celtics once again will try to get above .500 as they visit the
Chicago Bulls. This is the first of 4 meetings between these...
The Celtics had a pretty good team win against an injury riddled Chicago Bulls team. This is not an indictment on the win, but how well they came together defensively. The dreaded KG swoon did not occur. When Doc took KG out of the game, the team did not fall apart.
There is also Rajon Rondo, who is starting to find players in their preferred spots, with Jason Terry being...
Rondo made life very difficult for a short-handed Bulls team.Let me start you off with a few relevant stats. Coming into this game, the Chicago Bulls’ opponents were averaging just 88 points per game, fourth in the NBA. Pace adjusted, the Bulls were second in the NBA in points per 100 possessions, at 96.1.Now read that headline again: the Celtics just hung 101 points on a team...
8 a.m. ET: Nate Robinson’s stay in Boston was relatively brief, but the 98 games he spent with the Celtics from 2010 to 2011 left an impression on fans and members of the organization alike. Much has changed since then, but one thing is right back to where it was when Robinson served as a sparkplug off the Boston bench: Robinson and Tom Thibodeau are once again player and coach...
The Celtics were cold in the 4th quarter. If they weren’t dunking the ball, that ball wasn’t going through the hoop.
Lucky for the Celtics, pulled off two plays that got them the high-percentage shots they needed at crucial times. Actually… it was the same play… just run on opposite sides of the floor.
Here’s the first one:
The play really happens at the :13 mark with...
CHICAGO - No one knows the vaunted defensive system of Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau quite as well as Boston's Doc Rivers. Thibodeau was a Celtics assistant from 2007 to 2010 and the two won an NBA championship together in 2008. Boston tore up that defense to the tune of 58 points and 59.5 percent shooting in the first half to take control of Monday's game at the...
Tip: 8:00 PM Court: United Center Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Joe Crawford, Mark Lindsey, Zach Zarba
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On Road: 2-1
At Home: 3-2
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Won 1
Buckets: Pierce (20.8 ppg)
Buckets: Luol Deng (17.7 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (8.7 rpg)
Boards: Joakhim Noah...
In a rematch of the most entertaining seven-game series I have been alive for, the Bulls and the Celtics square off in Chicago at 8:00 pm. This should be the first real test for the Celtics since their opener against the Miami Heat and a test of team cohesion. The boys from Boston have played and lost to some of the middle-of-the-pack teams in the NBA, this will be a good litmus...
Boston Celtics (3-3) @ Chicago Bulls (4-2) 8:00 PM EST: CSNNE/WEEI Starters: Boston Celtics PG - Rajon Rondo SG – Jason Terry SF - Paul Pierce PF – Brandon Bass C – Kevin Garnett Injuries: Avery Bradley (shoulders) Chicago Bulls PG – Marquis Teague SG – Rip Hamilton SF – Luol Deng PF – Carlos Boozer C – [...]
The Boston Celtics will get an opportunity to prove themselves against another Eastern Conference rival this week, scheduled to hit the road against the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. Although the hometown Bulls will be without their starting point guard Derrick Rose, that’s not to say they aren’t still imposing figures on the NBA betting line.
For Boston, settling into a new...