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Chicago Bulls guard Richard Hamilton was a late scratch for Friday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks because of a bruised right thigh.
During his pregame press conference, Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau said that Hamilton would go through warmups in hopes of playing. He suffered the injury during Wednesday's loss to the Indiana Pacers.
Shortly before Friday's tipoff, the Bulls announced that Hamilton would not play. He was replaced in Chicago's starting lineup by Kyle Korver.
Hamilton missed 10 games earlier this season with a sore left groin. He is averaging 14.5 points in 10 games during his first season with Chicago.
Chicago was also missing starting forward Luol Deng, who sat out for the third straight game because of a sprained left wrist. Deng is listed as day-to-day.
The Bulls welcomed back reserve forward Taj Gibson. Gibson missed three games with a left ankle sprain.
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The Chicago Bulls released veteran guard Mike James on Saturday.
James joined the club on Jan. 11 and appeared in three games as reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose nursed an injury.
The eight-year veteran averaged four points for the Bulls after playing with Erie of the NBA Development League.
The Chicago Bulls had an 8-0 record at the United Center going into their game Wednesday night as they hosted the Indiana Pacers. Although the Bulls had their chances to keep their home record perfect at 9-0; they lost the contest to the Pacers 95-90. It hurts to lose any game, more painful when you lose at home and to see their streak come to and end on Wednesday must have hurt...
The Bulls tried hard last night but they just fell a tad short against the Pacers. Derrick Rose (24 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocked shots) and Ronnie Brewer (20 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals in 42 minutes) led the way for the Bulls in this game. Richard Hamilton only shot 6 of 20 from the floor but he still finished up with 17 points, 2 rebounds...
Luol Deng is aiming to return next week.
Already boasting a deep frontcourt, the Chicago Bulls may be making a move for another reserve big man. KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports that waiving 36-year-old Mike James now opens a roster spot for either Leon Powe or Joel Przybilla: “The Chicago Bulls released reserve point guard Mike James early Saturday, dropping their roster to 13 players again. This could pave...
Playing without Richard Hamilton and Luol Deng, the Chicago Bulls led the Milwaukee Bucks 51-50 on Friday night at United Center.
Derrick Rose said he’d make the pass again. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose made the right basketball play.
And fans keep asking: What in the world is Brian Scalabrine doing taking the go-ahead shot in the waning seconds?
To review: The Chicago Bulls lost to the Indiana Pacers 95-90 on Wednesday, their first home loss this season. [...]
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