Found March 25, 2012 on Chicago Sports Life:
PLAYERS: Derrick Rose
TEAMS: Chicago Bulls
The 2011-2012 Chicago Bulls season hasn’t exactly gone according to plan. With over 70 games lost to  player injury, including several games to last season’s MVP Derrick Rose, the Bulls could very well have just given in to all the adversity. They could have had the attitude of “Lets just make the playoffs and go [...]

Bulls' Rose returns to face Knicks

Derrick Rose returned to Chicago's lineup Sunday at New York, giving the Bulls their projected starting five for just the 11th time this season. Rose missed 12 straight games with a strained right groin and has been sidelined 22 times this season because of a variety of injuries. The Bulls had the reigning MVP in the lineup for the afternoon tip with Richard Hamilton, Joakim...

Bulls first to reach 40 wins

The Chicago Bulls have sidestepped numerous injuries this season and are the first team to reach 40 victories and clinch a playoff berth. With MVP Derrick Rose sidelined a third time by a different injury, the Bulls have continued to click because players have filled in and their bench has been strong. Chicago has won four straight and will take a 40-10 record into Monday night...

Bulls C Noah avoids suspension for tossing ball at official

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah avoided suspension for tossing the ball at an official and will be in uniform for Monday's game against the Denver Nuggets. Noah was ejected from Saturday's contest versus the Toronto Raptors and threw the ball in the direction of official Derrick Collins. "That was wrong," Noah told ESPN Chicago. "I was frustrated at the...

POTD 3/25/12: Ed Davis on Carlos Boozer

Ed Davis was trending worldwide on Twitter yesterday afternoon.  I read a variety of 140-character descriptions of a nasty dunk by Davis, one of which stated that he’d just thrown down over “like three” defenders.  Considering the hype, I was surprised when it took a few hours for the play to pop up on Youtube.  When it finally did… I was confused.  This is the dunk that...

Luol Deng’s insanely close buzzer-beater

The Bulls are still without Derrick Rose, so it was up to C.J. Watson on Saturday to create a game-winning shot against the Raptors. His shot fell short off the pick and roll with Deng, but Deng was right there to clean up the miss in the nick of time. It doesn’t get any closer [...]

Nuggets-Bulls Preview

Derrick Rose would much rather be playing than watching, but he can't deny how well the Chicago Bulls have been playing without him. The reigning MVP will miss his seventh consecutive game Monday night when Chicago hosts the Denver Nuggets, who have yet to win on their crucial seven-game road trip. The Bulls (40-10) became the first team to secure a playoff spot when Luol Deng...

Bulls 102, Raptors 101, OT

Luol Deng hit a follow-up shot at the buzzer in overtime and the Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 102-101 on Saturday night for their NBA-leading 40th victory. Chicago's C.J. Watson drove for the basket and Toronto's James Johnson blocked the attempt, but Deng got the ball and put it in the basket - a play officials reviewed to make sure it was in before the buzzer...

Bulls edge Raptors for NBA-best 40th win

Luol Deng’s buzzer-beater lifted host Chicago to a 102-101 overtime victory over Toronto.C.J. Watson’s driving shot was blocked but Deng was positioned perfectly to grab the ball and score prior to the buzzer as the Bulls won their fourth consecutive contest.Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Deng had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Watson scored 23 points as...

Nuggets roll past Rose-less Bulls

Ty Lawson tied a season high with 27 points, Arron Afflalo added 22 and the Denver Nuggets shot 50 percent Monday night to beat the Chicago Bulls 108-91. Denver, playing its third game in four nights as part of a seven-game road swing, got its first win three games into the trip. Al Harrington added 17 points and Andre Miller chipped in with 12 points and 10 assists for the Nuggets...

The Look Ahead for March 26

Our nightly look ahead to the schedule with a couple of notes and story lines so you can plan out your NBA viewing.  All Times Eastern. Fire up the League Pass 8:00  Denver Nuggets @ Chicago Bulls (NBA TV) Still no Derrick Rose for the Bulls, who clearly don't need him* as they've won four in a row and 12-4 without him. Chicago is locked up a playoff spot already,...

Nuggets@Bulls post game wrap up

Denver Nuggets 108 Chicago Bulls 91. This was the worst loss of the season for the injury riddled Bulls. Playing their 7th game in a row without Derrick Rose, the Nuggets point guards took advantage. Ty Lawson scored 27 points and grabbed 9 rebounds and André Miller came off the bench to score 12 points [...]
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