Playing with a depleted lineup is nothing new for the Chicago Bulls, but now their already sizable injury list is growing
Adding to those that have regularly been in street clothes - Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Richard Hamilton - the Bulls could also be without leading scorer Luol Deng on Tuesday night against the visiting Toronto Raptors.
Injuries have been a major storyline over the last couple of months for Chicago (42-34), but through these tough times Deng has managed to stay on the court despite a nagging hip injury. As a precaution, Deng, the NBA's leader in minutes played per game at 39.1, was kept out Sunday in Detroit and is expected to be sidelined again.
The Bulls did get Noah back following an eight-game absence with an injured right foot, but he suffered a setback and will be back on the bench.
Coach Tom Thibodeau put together his 13th starting lineup of the season against the Pistons, and after a 99-85 loss - the Bulls' first to Detroit in 19 meeting...