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The upcoming NBA campaign for the Chicago Bulls, will consist of two distinct segments; the first part will be as the club plays without All-Star guard Derrick Rose, while the second will begin when the former NBA MVP returns to the court for the Bulls. Rose is recovering from surgery to repair his torn left ACL, soon after the injury occurred in the opening game of the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The franchise is hoping that their starter will return around the All-Star game break, so their mission now is to build a team that can keep them near the top of the NBA Central Division, until Rose can get back on the court.
Earlier this month, Chicago went “Back To The Future” as the team signed former Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich to a two-year deal, making him the most probable player on the roster heading into training camp, to be the starter at the slot until Rose is ready to take back the job. Monday, “CSN Chicago” reported that the team is close to making seve...
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Although reports in May suggested Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose could return to action in December or January, a report on the Bulls' recent moves in the Chicago Tribune said Rose is "out until likely March." The projection that Rose won't return until March is an estimate based on the typical 12-month recovery period for a torn anterior-cruciate ligament...
The Chicago Tribune buries this nugget in a story about the Bulls financial decisions this summer:
Management will say its financial decisions are cloaked in basketball reasons. With Rose out until likely March, next season is a treading-water season. So instead of depth being the secondary star, the Bulls hope to add a legitimate one alongside Rose.
If true, chalk...
The NBA will feature two new jersey style’s for select teams next season, according to Uni-Watch.com. ”I saw the Spring 2013 Adidas NBA Catalog and there are some new on-court offerings,” says Chris Blackstone. “There are new jerseys for Christmas Day and for home weekend games during the second half of season, called the Winter Court jerseys. They’re monochrome like...
It was a crushing blow to the Chicago Bulls' title hopes last season when All-Star Derrick Rose dropped to the court in agony after suffering a devastating knee injury in the playoffs.
Now, Rose has began the grueling process of coming back from the injury and though some reports have him coming back to the hardwood either late next season or possibly missing all of next season...
The Chicago Bulls finalized a deal with shooting guard Marco Belinelli on Tuesday, and they are about to add center Nazr Mohammed as well, ESPNChicago.com reported. Belinelli signed a two-year deal worth $3.8 million, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. "When the Bulls called me, I was so happy," Belinelli said, according to ESPNChicago.com. "Chicago is a team...
HOUSTON Though not quite a laundry list of names, the Rockets have developed enough unrenowned point guards into solid starters that the scouting and analysis skills of their front office personnel are confirmed.
And now for his next trick, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey will attempt to add 7-foot center Omer Asik to the ledger including Aaron Brooks, Kyle Lowry and Goran...
The Bulls are anticipating Derrick Rose to be out until March.
The Chicago Bulls have officially announced they will not match Omer Asik’s 3 year / $25 million offer from the Houston Rockets. “It was a difficult decision because Omer did a nice job for us. Matching the offer for Omer could have put us in a difficult position going forward in trying to acquire high level talent. We wish Omer good luck and continued success,” said Bulls...
Omer Asik will join the Rockets as the Bulls will announce Tuesday they are not matching Houston's three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet to the center. Asik met with Rockets officials in Los Angeles as soon as contact with free agents was allowed, and he will count $8.36 million annually against the salary cap. He averaged 3.1 points and 5.3 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per game...
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Ah, the old age ‘Who’s the best point guard in the league’ debate is with us again and this time it’s not Rajon Rondo making bold predictions, but rather former Chicago Bull C.J. Watson declaring D-Will the best point guard in the game via the New York Post. “I always thought Deron was the best [...]
Although the Chicago Bulls went 1-4 in Las Vegas summer league play, their is something positive to take out of it, and that is the play of 2nd year player Jimmy Butler, and the undrafted Malcolm Thomas. Thomas and Butler were 2 of 11 players named to the 2012 All-Summer League Team. Here’s how they got there:
Butler played in 4 of the 5 games, sitting out the...
The Bulls will officially decline to match Omer Asik's three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from the Rockets.
According to cbssports.com the Chicago Bulls and free agent Marco Belinelli are close to reaching a contract agreement. Belinelli would help bolster the Bulls’ bench, as they have let a lot of them walk in free agency, or traded them away. The Bulls need a guy who can come off the bench and knock some [...]
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