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No Derrick Rose? No problem. Joakim Noah had 17 points and 14 rebounds, Carlos Boozer scored 16 points and the Chicago Bulls throttled the Charlotte Bobcats 95-64 Friday night despite the absence of their leading scorer and reigning league MVP. The Bulls (23-6) won their fifth straight overall and improved to 5-1 this season without Rose, who sat out because of a lower back strain.
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Say what you want about Isiah Thomas, but he was one of the all time greats of the NBA. In my opinion, he gets overlooked during the “golden years” of the 80s. They always mention Magic, Bird, and Jordan, but fail to mention Thomas. He was one of the fiercest competitors that ever played. For a little guy, he had a lot of heart and was one of the toughest players in the league...
The Bulls travel to Boston for the second time this season to square off with the Boston Celtics in a 3pm affair. The last meeting between these two ended in a stomping handed out to the Celtics by the Bulls, this time may be a little different with the potential for Derrick Rose to be [...]
Rajon Rondo recorded a triple-double with 32 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 95-91 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls, who were without star guard Derrick Rose.
Kevin Garnett added 13 points and 12 rebounds, reserve JaJuan Johnson had 12 points and Ray Allen 11 for the Celtics, who ended a two-game skid. Rondo had season highs in points and assists...
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose did not start Friday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats due to a lower back strain and is not expected to play.
There are multiple reports out ther about injuries re-shaping todays game. Here it is in a nutshell:
Derrick Rose (back) is out today
Jermaine O'Neal (shoulder) is out today and is day-to-day
Brandon Bass (knee) is out at least a week, probably 10 days
Keyon Dooling (hip) and Avery Bradley (shoulder) are active
I'm hoping Doc laid some smack down and informed...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- No Derrick Rose? No problem.
Joakim Noah had 17 points and 14 rebounds, Carlos Boozer scored 16 points and the Chicago Bulls throttled the Charlotte Bobcats 95-64 Friday night despite the absence of their leading scorer and reigning league MVP.
The Bulls (23-6) won their fifth straight overall and improved to 5-1 this season without Rose, who sat out because...
BOSTON -- Derrick Rose will miss his second straight game with a sore back and said he planned to visit specialists on Monday when the Chicago Bulls return from their season-high, nine-game trip.
Bulls point guard Derrick Rose sat out Sunday afternoon against the Celtics due to ongoing back spasms. He plans to see a specialist in Chicago to address the problem on Monday.
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is a game-time decision because of ongoing back issues, although he expects to play against the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday.
BOSTON -- Speaking before the Chicago Bulls' Saturday film session and walk-through on the UMass Boston campus, Derrick Rose wouldn't commit to playing Sunday against the Boston Celtics because of the sore back that still plagues him.
The Chicago Bulls hope to take the pressure off Derrick Rose and his ailing back by monitoring his minutes.
It could be a good sign that they didn't even need him to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats last month.
Rose and the Bulls look to win their fifth straight Friday night when they visit the league-worst Bobcats, who are trying to avoid matching the longest losing streak in...
Chicago guard and reigning MVP Derrick Rose will be sidelined Sunday for the Bulls' game against the Boston Celtics. Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said about an hour for the game that Rose still has some stiffness in his back and will see a specialist when the team gets back to Chicago on Monday. Rose also missed Friday's win at Charlotte with what the team called a "strained lower...
Injuries to Derrick Rose and Richard Hamilton haven't hampered the Bulls in their last five games, all wins over sub-.500 teams. The Celtics are sure to provide a tougher test. Follow it here.
Joakim Noah led the way with 17 points and 14 rebounds as the Derrick
Rose-less Chicago Bulls demolished the host Charlotte Bobcats 95-64 on
Friday.Rose had played only 33 minutes total in the previous two
games due to back spasms and was given the night off against the
NBA-worst Bobcats.The Bulls had no need for their superstar, as
John Lucas III and C.J. Watson combined...
by Rodger Bohn / @rodgerbohn
Fresh off of the NBA All-Star reserves being announced, Bulls forward Luol Deng had a chance to show everyone what he ca do when he’s the man. You see, Derrick Rose is still recovering from a nagging back injury and has played sparingly over the last two games. Facing the lowly Bobcats, Coach Thibodeau decided to hold the reigning MVP out and let his...