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NBA Injury News:
The Chicago Bulls have already ruled forward Luol Deng out for tonight's series opener against the Miami Heat, and guard Kirk Hinrich is questionable to suit up for Game 1, according to K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune.Hinrich sustained the injury during the Bulls' Game 4 triple-overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets while taking a charge from point guard Deron Williams. He hasn't returned since, as the ailment required a walking boot for some time, and Hinrich continues to favor his injured leg.Hinrich has been doing everything he can to return from his calf injury. He told reporters as much, as he's been trying to use every sort of treatment method possible to return to the court."Time will tell," Hinrich said late Saturday about his chances to play in Game 1. "I've been doing everything I can, but it isn't ready yet."Nate Robinson has been starting in place of Hinrich during his absence. The Bulls are clearly not at full strength without Hinrich, as he provides ball-handling ability and a solid presence on the defensive end of the court. Chicago's already at a deficit against the Heat, but it could get ugly without Deng and Hinrich.Follow @hoopsinjurynews
BEST OF MAXIM
The Chicago Bulls didn’t need Derrick Rose, Loul Deng or Kirk Hinrich to beat the defending NBA champion Miami Heat on Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Bulls defeated the Heat 93-86 to go up 1-0 in their
The Chicago Bulls were without two starters for yesterday’s deciding Game 7, but they received an awesome performance from another ailing star to defeat the Brooklyn Nets and advance to the second round of the NBA Playoffs.Prior to Game 7, Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich were ruled out for the contest. Deng is recovering from a spinal tap and a severe case of viral flu, while Hinrich...
Luol Deng was out with spinal tap complications. Kirk Hinrich sat out with a calf injury. Derrick Rose sat out because he's still doing that sort of thing. Joakim Noah played with plantar fasciitis. And still the Chicago Bulls won their do-or-die Game 7 ... on the road .
Ladies and gentlemen, your Brooklyn Nets. Still a lot like their New Jersey ancestors.
The Bulls led by...
Joakim Noah has made his stance known on the Derrick Rose issue.Photo Credit: nydailynews.com
Unless you are a fan of the Miami Heat, or a Utah Jazz fan still bitter about the Jordan push-off on Byron Russell, you should be rooting for this years Chicago Bulls squad. Playing short-handed all season long, they have played with an immense amount of heart and pride, including their...
Just in case the Bulls need a little more motivation, they don’t really need to look further than this picture.
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Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Trailing 86-83 with 2 minutes left, the Bulls scored the final 10 points of the game to beat the Heat once again.
If anything epitomized the Brooklyn Nets' lackadaisical effort and the Chicago Bulls' determination to win Game 7 of their first-round playoff series, it was this nasty dunk by Joakim Noah.
No Luol Deng. No Kirk Hinrich. No Derrick Rose. No problem for the 6-foot-11 center as he traipsed through the Nets defense and slammed this third quarter basket as the depleted Bulls...
LeBron James had the shoes, but he didn't have the jumper with this airball in Miami's Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls.
Joakim Noah controlled this game down low, from start to finish, dominating Brook Lopez
In the biggest game of their entire season, the Brooklyn Nets crapped the bed. Although they were taking on an injury-depleted Chicago Bulls team with no real reason to think they could win a Game 7 on the road, the Nets started the game flatter than they would if they were playing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich will miss Game 7 of Chicago's series against the Brooklyn Nets., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/deng-hinrich-out-for-game-7-of-bullsnets-series-yahoo-sports
If needed, there's plenty of things Miami and Chicago could use as extra motivation before meeting in a playoff series, like how the Heat rolled to a win when they met in the Eastern Conference finals two years ago or how the Bulls snapped the reigning champions' 27-game winning streak down the stretch of this regular season.
Then again, maybe the simple fact these clubs...
Living In The Moment
Tonight in Brooklyn, on the road, with a ridiculous number of injuries and their best scorer in the hospital due to complications from a spinal tap -- no, seriously -- the Chicago Bulls came through with a disciplined and dedicated win against a Nets team that had every possible advantage. The biggest thing for the Bulls was that center Joakim Noah, one of the...