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Things haven't come easy so far for the Dallas Mavericks or the Chicago Bulls, with each feeling the effects of being without a former league MVP.
The Bulls looked particularly lost down the stretch of their latest defeat.
After blowing a 27-point lead, Chicago looks to get back on track Wednesday night when it continues a four-game homestand against the equally inconsistent Mavericks.
It's no surprise the Bulls (6-7) and Dallas (7-8) have had their issues early in the season with both Derrick Rose and Dirk Nowitzki yet to suit up, but Chicago's worst moment yet came Monday. Up 27 with 2:49 left in the third quarter, the Bulls were outscored 42-14 the rest of the way in a 93-92 home loss to Milwaukee.
Chicago fell to 3-4 at the United Center this season after going 26-7 on its home court a year ago - including 12-5 without Rose.
"You've got to play 48 minutes in this league, and we've still got a long ways to go in that area," coach Tom Thibodeau s...
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The Dallas Mavericks plan to sign Derek Fisher, who hasn't played this season. He played for the Lakers and Thunder last season.
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng had 22 points and six rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Dallas Mavericks 101-78 on Wednesday night.
Five Chicago players scored at least 11 points to help the Bulls (7-7) beat the Mavericks for the fourth straight time.
Nate Robinson came off the bench and added 14 points and six assists for Chicago, and fellow reserve Jimmy Butler scored a career...
The Dallas Mavericks will sign veteran point guard Derek Fisher on Thursday, coach Rick Carlisle announced after a 101-78 loss to Chicago.
Dallas played Wednesday without Darren Collison, who had started 14 of the Mavericks' 15 games at the point, because of a sprained right middle finger sustained in Tuesday's loss to Philadelphia. Third-year guard Dominique Jones started...
First person that can twit pic me a Chicago Bulls jersey in the toilet will getmy tickets for tonight’s game
— Drew Gooden (@DrewGooden) November 26, 2012
Bucks forward, Drew Gooden, held a contest via Twitter before Monday night’s game in Chicago, awarding the first fan to send a picture of a Bulls jersey in a toilet 2 tickets to the game. Zack Krupp, a College of...
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau preaches 48 minutes of effort to his team. He didn't quite get that against the Mavericks on Wednesday night, but it was much better than the last time out.
Luol Deng had 22 points and six rebounds as Chicago cruised to a 101-78 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
Five players scored at least 11 points to help the Bulls (7-7) beat the Mavericks for...
The Mavericks started Dominique Jones at point guard instead of Darren Collison in their previous game.
With the Dallas Mavericks needing some point guard depth, they turned to a veteran. Derek Fisher and the Mavericks have agreed to a one-year deal, and Fisher will officially make his return to the NBA. He has not played since finishing up the 2011-12 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. According to Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein of ESPN Dallas, Fisher could step in and fill...
With Dirk Nowitzki out, something has had to pick up the slack on the offensive end for the Dallas Mavericks. That person has been O.J. Mayo, and he's been doing a terrific job.
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First person that can twit pic me a Chicago Bulls jersey in the toilet will getmy tickets for tonight's game
— Drew Gooden (@DrewGooden) November 26, 2012I guess the Bulls fan started getting negative tweets from fellow fans, but had this great response:
2 every1 whos saying I shouldnt of done that.I wasnt about 2 put my Rose or Jordan jersey in there.If I had...
The Mavericks, who had 15 guaranteed contracts, will release forward Troy Murphy to create a roster spot for Fisher, a source said. -ESPN