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The Chicago Bulls have dug deeper than an oil rig during the 2013 NBA playoffs. Never was that more evident than Monday night’s Game 1 win over the Miami Heat.
Nate Robinson poured in 27 points, hitting clutch shot after clutch shot, lifting Chicago to a 93-86 victory.
Star small forward Luol Deng, who is battling a potential case of viral meningitis, had to take in Nate Rob’s All-Star-caliber performance from a hospital bed. Not even the distance, however, could keep Deng from celebrating with his teammates.
Shortly after the Bulls’ upset victory, Deng took to Twitter and Instagram, posting this tweet and photo. He sent a simple message, “So proud of my team man, this bed might be good luck after all.”
The Bulls could have easily rolled over and called it quits after the loss of Deng and superstar Derrick Rose, as well as several other injuries and ailments the team is dealing with. They haven’t, though, and that is something to be truly proud of.
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The Chicago Bulls somehow continue to win games despite their plethora of significant injuries. Already without the 2011 NBA MVP in Derrick Rose, Chicago is also missing Luol Deng. The big man was suffering from flu-like symptoms before Game 6 against the Brooklyn Nets and has not been able to suit up since because of complications stemming from a spinal tap he underwent to test...
The Chicago Bulls were without two starters for yesterday’s deciding Game 7, but they received an awesome performance from another ailing star to defeat the Brooklyn Nets and advance to the second round of the NBA Playoffs.Prior to Game 7, Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich were ruled out for the contest. Deng is recovering from a spinal tap and a severe case of viral flu, while Hinrich...
After being hospitalized Friday with complications from a spinal tap and released the following day, Luol Deng once again returned to the emergency room Sunday. He has since been released, but remains in Chicago and will miss Game 1 of the second round series against the Miami Heat.
According to CSN Chicago:
According to a person with direct knowledge of the situation, Deng returned...
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng was finally able to rejoin his team as they prepare for tonight’s Game 1 against the Miami Heat. Still, he won't be able to suit up for the Bulls as they begin their second-round series against the Heat.Coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters – including K.C. Johnsonof The Chicago Tribune – that Deng is still considered day-to-day after being...
Luol Deng is staying in Chicago and not rejoining the Bulls for Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Deng was recently hospitalized because of illness, needing a spinal tap. He was planning to fly to Miami and at least be with his teammates, but now Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says Deng's status for the rest of the series...
The Chicago Bulls will be missing two important pieces to their rotation Wednesday night as both Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich will be sidelined. Deng is still suffering from a horrible illness where as Hinrich is suffering from a calf injury. Also missing is star Derrick Rose.
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Luol Deng is out for the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of their second round series against the Miami Heat.
Deng underwent a spinal tap and was released from the hospital on Saturday.
Kirk Hinrich will be a game-time decision with his injured calf, but is doubtful.
Derrick Rose still has not ruled out a return this season for the Chicago Bulls, saying he could play in their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Miami Heat.
The 2011 NBA MVP will not play for Chicago in Game 1 against Miami on Monday night, nor will forward Luol Deng. Deng returned to a hospital for more tests, the Bulls said, and underwent a spinal tap to rule out viral...
The Chicago Bulls won’t have Loul Deng, Derrick Rose and possibly Kirk Hinrich in the lineup for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Miami Heat on Monday, but Rose said his status is ”still up in the air. I might have a chance.”
Derrick Rose was listed as inactive last night, joining Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich on the bench (and dressing snazzy in the process). But the former MVP indicated before the game that there might be some hope for later in the series. “I might have a chance,” Rose said, making every Chicago fan wet their pants a little. Though after the Game 1 win, maybe they won’t even need...
We all know that Charles Barkley can struggle with words sometimes so this shouldn’t be that big of a surprise. Listen below as Barkley completely butchers Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng’s name.
Let’s face it Barkley is known just as much for his lack of eloquent speech more than anything else these days. So, let’s add this to one of the ‘greatest hits’ in Barkley’s losing battle vs grammar.