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With Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah likely out due to injury, Luol Deng will be leading the way for the Bulls on Brooklyn this evening
Well, it's finally here. The playoff game the Nets have been waiting to play for nearly seven years now. And their opponent, the Chicago Bulls, are about as snake-bit by injuries as any team in the Eastern Conference. Everyone knows about the Derrick Rose knee injury that has precluded the star point guard and Chicago native from playing at all since the 2012 playoffs. But with the recent flare-up of center Joakim Noah's plantar fasciitis issue, the Bulls may be without two of their best players when they open up their postseason odyssey at the Barclays Center.
On the other hand, the Nets are relatively healthy heading into this opening game, and will have their entire compliment of depth at their disposal. Right off the bat, Deron Williams and Brook Lopez should greatly benefit from the absence of their opposing n...
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The most epic lawsuit of all time, perhaps. A Peoria Illinois man is about to bring legal action against the former MVP for missing the entire 2013 season. HipHop365 reported that Matthew Thompson, a self-described long time Bulls fan, and electrician by trade filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Derrick Rose. Thompson claims Rose’s absence caused him to have mental breakdowns...
The Chicago Bulls will once again be forced to fight for a solution in the post-season without their best player.
In 2011-12 point guard Derrick Rose went down in the first round.
It looks like wear-and-tear could sit Joakim Noah for a few games in the current post-season before the games get underway.
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We've posted some pretty crazy NBA-related lawsuits over the years but this one from man in Peoria, Illinois might take the cake as the strangest.The man's name is Matthew Thompson and he suing Bulls star guard Derrick Rose for not playing in the 2013 regular season which caused Thompson, "mental breakdowns" and "stress":A 25 year old Peoria Illinois man...
This is why fat guys are suing Derrick Rose for depression. I don’t think the majority of people have a real problem with Rose sitting out for the entire year. A lot of people think it is the smart way to go. I believe fans get annoyed though, when the Bulls release comments like this.
“He’s most likely out but you never know,” Thibodeau said. “The playoffs are stretched...
Derrick Rose’s son PJ is adorable. Earlier this week, DRose’s girlfriend Mieka Reese hit up the Bulls game with one of Lil Wayne’s baby mama’s Sarah Vivan and of course, photos were placed on Instagram. Mieka is the one on the right in the photo of the two ladies standing.
In other DRose news, no word if he’ll be back for the playoffs yet but one irate fan is...
The Nets are bringing postseason basketball to Brooklyn, and Joakim Noah might have to miss the party.
Noah, who grew up in New York, is battling foot problems and might be sidelined when the series opens Saturday, leaving the Chicago Bulls without their top option to defend Nets All-Star center Brook Lopez.
''It's really hard, it's really hard,'' Noah said...
Derrick Rose news?
I “DONNNNNNNNN’TTTTTT CARRRRRRRRREEEEEEEE” (credit Jay Cutler) when it comes to Derrick Rose return/rehabilitation coverage. I’ve been nauseated by the story for over a month already. Seriously, right now, I don’t want to even hear the name Derrick Rose until Bulls Media Day in October.
But then I stumbled across this not quite amusing but possibly...
Though Tom Thibodeau says “there’s always a possibility” that Derrick Rose, who missed all 82 regular season games, could appear in the playoffs, the Brooklyn Nets are not game planning for the chance that the Bulls guard could play.
According to Newsday:
The Nets are going about their business as if things aren’t going to change and Rose still will be out. “We are just...
The Bulls might be without two of their most important pieces during the first round of the playoffs.
RealGM is reporting that Joakim Noah could miss the Chicago Bulls’ entire first round series against the Brooklyn Nets due to lingering plantar fasciitis, according to Tom Thibodeau.
Thibodeau was asked about the possibility of Noah missing the who series.
No more excuses. The time for Derrick Rose to stand up and come forward is right now.
That became self-evident Saturday night, when a Chicago Bulls team lacking its star player and worn weary by a season without him was utterly overwhelmed by the Brooklyn Nets, 106-89, in the opener of their seven-game series.
So much wrong with this Bulls team was on display. Head coach Tom Thibodeau...
Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says Luol Deng, Kirk Hinrich and Derrick Rose will sit out Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat on Friday night.
Thibodeau spoke at the team's morning shootaround.
Deng became sick during the first-round series against Brooklyn and has been dealing with complications stemming from a spinal tap. He will miss his...
The Chicago Bulls put together a couple of rallies while taking three of four from the Brooklyn Nets during the regular season.
There was no chance for any comeback on Saturday. Not with the defense lacking and Joakim Noah limping.
The top-seeded team in the Eastern Conference the past two seasons, the Bulls failed to match the Nets' energy and trailed by as many as 28 points...
The Chicago Bulls got Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson back at the end of the season, but neither player is completely healthy entering the playoffs. For that reason, the Bulls will place both Noah and Gibson on minutes limits during their first-round matchup against the Brooklyn Nets.Coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters -- including Chris Cason of CSN Chicago -- that the team is still...
Derrick Rose vs. Deron Williams. Three or four years ago I would have been all about that marquee point guard match-up in the NBA playoffs. Tonight, one won’t even play and the other is past his prime. Neither one of them comes even remotely close to earning their grossly exorbitant paycheck. That’s why the Chicago Bulls vs. the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA Playoffs means very little...