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ATLANTA -- "I'm exhausted!" Taj Gibson said, breaking into a huge smile. "I'm exhausted!" He had just scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds in 45 minutes against the Atlanta Hawks after going the full 48 minutes in Friday's loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The Chicago Bulls, playing without three of their starters for the second consecutive night, beat the Atlanta Hawks 93-76 Saturday night at Philips Arena. "They kept giving me electrolytes during the game but I just kept wanting to play," Gibson said. "I know late in the game I ran out of gas and I didn't want that to happen tonight because I felt like we let one slide last night and this team is even better. So I had to go out there and just play a little harder." The whole locker room was giddy, Joakim Noah recording Luol Deng's post-game remarks, as the Bulls laughed and joked. The Bulls (29-18) may have been missing Kirk Hinrich, Noah and Carlos ...
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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was sidelined for Friday's game against Brooklyn because of plantar fasciitis, according to CSNChicago.com, and it's unclear how long he will be out. Noah had this same problem in 2009-2010 as well. Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects the bottom of the foot. Noah is averaging 12.1 points and 11.3 rebounds this season, both of...
ATLANTA Nineteen days. Its a span that will decide if Josh Smith plays the remainder of this season in a Hawks uniform or someone else's.
Its Smith's No. 5 that's the dominant jersey on the backs of those in the Philips Arena seats and the face of the College Park, Ga. native along with Lou Williams of Snellville that appears on a billboard in metro Atlanta proclaiming...
The Chicago Bulls were without Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer and Kirk Hinrich, but they didn't miss them. Three Bulls double-doubled in a 93-76 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
Taj Gibson was huge with 19 points and 19 boards. Gibson also added two assists, a steal and three blocks in 45 minutes.
Jimmy Butler started, scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds with two assists, three...
Guard Kirk Hinrich has returned to Chicago to have his right elbow examined, and the Bulls also played without center Joakim Noah and forward Carlos Boozer when they faced the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
Hinrich has been hampered by injuries for much of the season. He is averaging 7.0 points in 40 games.
He started Chicago's 104-88 victory at Milwaukee on Wednesday and finished...
The plea from Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng to British Prime Minister David Cameron has worked: Funding will be restored to the country's Olympic basketball program.
Britain's men's and women's basketball squads were told in December they'd receive no funding for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. UK Sport distributes the money and on Friday said basketball...
Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich has returned to Chicago to have his right elbow examined, and he will not play in the Bulls' game against Brooklyn on Friday, the team announced. He will be evaluated by Bulls head team physician Dr. Brian Cole. Hinrich's status will be determined after that examination. Hinrich has started all 40 games in which he has played this season...
Joakim Noah was sidelined Friday night in Brooklyn due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot and has no timetable on a return:
According to Nick Friedell, ESPN Chicago:
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah missed Friday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot, and is unsure when he will return to the lineup.
Noah dealt with the condition...
Kirk Hinrich will miss at least one week after getting his right elbow cleaned out.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Luol Deng had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the short-handed Chicago Bulls used their stifling defense to shut down the Atlanta Hawks in a 93-76 victory on Saturday night.
Playing without injured starters Kirk Hinrich, Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer, Chicago dominated near the basket and got a lift from the frenetic play of Nate Robinson. The Bulls used only eight...
Nickey Van Excel is the son of former NBA player, Nick Van Excel. Nick is currently working in the D-League as an instructor for the Atlanta Hawks.
The grim story goes like this, Nickey states that he and his childhood friend were horse playing with a shotgun and it then went off. The blast killed his friend, Bradley Eyo. Nickey panicked and wrapped up Eyo’s body, put it in a trunk...
With Rudy Gay now off the trade market, NBA trade rumors will latch onto a new player. That player appears to be Josh Smith. And it did not take long for something to coalesce in the rumor mill. Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld reports the Suns have initiated preliminary discussions with the Hawks for Josh Smith. And, he reports, if Phoenix does not get Smith they would plan on pursuing...
Chicago Bulls (28-18) vs. Atlanta Hawks (26-19)
The Bulls are masters of surviving injuries. At least for this year.
Chicago is playing without Derrick Rose and in the thick of the Eastern Conference race. The Bulls went even further last night, losing by four on the road to the Nets with three starters -- Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer and Derrick Rose -- out. Luol...