Found January 26, 2012 on
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By KATE HEDLIN,
STATS WriterThe Chicago Bulls have hardly been hindered by the rash of injuries that has hit several key players. They'll now face a Milwaukee Bucks team that may also be without one of its starters.Chicago goes for its fifth straight win over Milwaukee onFriday night, with the Bulls likely to be missing Luol Deng while the Bucksshould be without Andrew Bogut.Chicago (16-4) suffered its first home loss of the season Wednesday, 95-90 to an Indiana team that's now 12-5. The Bulls, owners of the best record in the Eastern Conference, had won four in a row - all against teams with losing records.Deng sat out his second straight game with a torn ligament in his left wrist. He hopes to avoid surgery, but the forward is expected to miss a few games, with coach Tom Thibodeau calling him "week to week."Deng is second on the team with 15.9 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.Derrick Rose says he isn't 100 percent because of a sprained toe that kept him out ...
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Luol Deng is aiming to return next week.
When the Bulls said earlier this week that Luol Deng would be out “for a while” what they meant was less than a week. Apparently. Deng has torn ligaments in his wrist but could return to the lineup Sunday when the Bulls have a big showdown with the Miami Heat, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo.…
Luol Deng had been playing pretty well so far this season, and so had his Chicago Bulls. I mean, just look at the picture below if you don't believe me. They've won just about every game that the versatile and improving forward has played in this year, and currently sit in a pretty solid spot with an overall mark of 16-3. Deng will be sitting now too though, unfortunately...
Bulls forward skipping surgery; plans to play through pain ASAPHardened by past questions about his toughness and buoyed by the Bulls' championship potential, an upbeat Luol Deng will try to play through a torn ligament in his left wrist that sources say doctors suggested he have surgery to repair.
With Luol Deng sidelined with a torn ligament in his left wrist, Ronnie Brewer will draw his second straight start and 12th overall on Wednesday night. Brewer will match up against the Pacers' Danny Granger.
CHICAGO - Luol Deng continues to tell teammates he plans to return from the torn ligament in his left wrist...
With Luol Deng sidelined by a torn ligament in his left wrist, Ronnie Brewer will draw his second straight start and 12th overall for the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
Danny Granger has struggled against Luol Deng in the past, but Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel doesn't think Deng's absence will change much in what should be a physical matchup with the Chicago Bulls.
Playing without Richard Hamilton and Luol Deng, the Chicago Bulls led the Milwaukee Bucks 51-50 on Friday night at United Center.