Found December 09, 2012 on NBA Injury News:
Why are the Chicago Bulls still good?  They lost their star point guard during the 2011-12 playoffs.  They do not know when he will return.  Yet, they are winnings.  The Bulls beat the red-hot New York Knicks last night, and they have improved their record to 11-8 on the season. The Bulls have managed to succeed without Rose, which in and of itself deserves a prize.  They've done so with ball movement, long-range shooting, and unselfish play.  The Bulls look like a team that has committed itself to getting better and playing well without Rose.  And according to Rob Mahoney of Sports Illustrated.  In his article, Mahoney points out what the Bulls do well, and what has kept them in the running for a playoff spot. Rose is not near his return.  He and the team are not giving a concrete timetable.  They had previously said the superstar guard would be ready by February.  The Bulls can't wait until then to be successful.  They have to do it now and do it often.Without Rose, the Bulls are overcoming.  But they have been faced with other injury concerns.  Kirk Heinrich has been injured this season, and Richard Hamilton is also injured.  If they can hang on until the Rose returns, this team could be specials. Rose averaged 21.8 points per game last season.  He has averaged 21.0 points per game in his career.Follow @hoopsinjurynews!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.nbainjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Report: ‘No Doubt’ Derrick Rose Will Be Ready Before February

“I’ve talked to some people that I trust, and he is definitely ahead of schedule. There’s absolutely no doubt that he will be ready to come back well ahead of February potentially. You do want to be careful, but the reality is this, if he’s 100% then you know what, you let him come back and you let him play. The reality is, once you get to 100%, keeping him out longer doesn’t...

WATCH: Marco Belinelli hits crazy buzzer beater shot!

At the end of the first quarter during the Chicago Bulls hard-fought win over the Eastern Conference leading New York Knicks, Marco Belinelli hit nearly a half court bank shot as time expired. During the previous sequence, Rasheed Wallace hit a bank three of his own. Then, Belinelli took the inbound pass to a few steps inside the half-court line and launched a prayer that banked...

Kirk Hinrich Is Day-To-Day With A Tweaked Elbow

Current starting point guard Kirk Hinrich suffered a left-elbow injury and didn’t play in the second half of the victory, though the team listed his return as questionable. According to Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, Hinrich suffered the injury sometime in the first half of the contest, though he wouldn’t specify when exactly and was evasive when pressed for details. “He tweaked...

Bulls Injury News: Krik Hinrich Day-to-Day with Elbow Injury

The Chicago Bulls can't catch a break.  For the third time this season, Kirk Hinrich is dealing with an injury that may cost him playing time.  On Saturday, Hinrich injured his elbow.  He had yesterday, and he has today to rest the injury.  However, he is still day-to-day. According to Scott Powers of ESPN Chicago, Hinrich suffered the injury in the third quarter of the...

D Rose And The Bulls Host Holiday Party For Children

Derrick Rose and teammates hosted a holiday party at their practice facility for children who have parents serving in the armed forces or have lost their lives as well as and kids from the Chicago Housing Authority:   via Bulls.com

Bulls snap Knicks' winning streak

Marco Belinelli and Luol Deng scored 22 points apiece as the Chicago Bulls beat the Knicks 93-85 on Saturday night, snapping New York's five-game winning streak. Belinelli scored 15 points in the first quarter, while Deng had 10 in the fourth, giving the Bulls their first three-game winning streak of the season. Carlos Boozer had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago. One night...

Bulls 108, Pistons 104

Joakim Noah had 30 points and 23 rebounds, setting career highs in both categories and helping the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons for the 16th straight time, 108-104 on Friday night. Chicago trailed by as many as 17 points in the second quarter, but the Bulls rallied toward the end of the half and took control in the fourth quarter. All five Chicago starters finished in...

Pistons lose 16th straight to Chicago

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Joakim Noah had 30 points and 23 rebounds, setting career highs in both categories and helping the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons for the 16th straight time, 108-104 on Friday night. Chicago trailed by as many as 17 points in the second quarter, but the Bulls rallied toward the end of the half and took control in the fourth quarter. All five...

Medley of the Forgotten, Part I: Leonard Hamilton

This series will follow management’s head coaching missteps that have inevitably cost the Wizards adequate franchise development. First up...Leonard Hamilton   In February 2000, the Washington Wizards named Leonard Hamilton their third head coach in five seasons.  Hamilton came to Washington with a reputation for kick-starting college basketball programs, the most noteworthy...

Bring on the Chicago Bulls

Knicks @ Bulls: MSG 8pm   The Knicks are coming off their best regular season win in recent franchise history.  The Knicks handed the Heat their worst home loss since the “Big 3” era began in Miami.  The Knicks are now 1.5 games up on the Heat for first place in the Eastern Conference, with a 2-0 tiebreaker advantage.  The Knicks are 10-1 against the Eastern Conference....

Knicks Drop Sloppy Game in Chicago

Post Game Recap Final Score: Knicks: 85  Bulls: 93 The Knicks dropped a tough, hard fought and sloppy game in Chicago Saturday night, falling to the Bulls 93-85.  It was the fourth game in five nights for the Bulls and third in four nights for the Knicks; it showed as both teams looked tired, having trouble knocking down shots and struggling to get anything going. The Bulls came...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.