Found December 03, 2012 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Without Derrick Rose for the first half of the season (at least), the Bulls have relied on a collective effort on the offensive end to make up for their leading scorer. While the new bench is still adjusting to Thibodeau’s system, the starters are relied on heavily – everyone but Kirk Hinrich is averaging in double figures scoring.  One of those bench members will have to step up, as Rip Hamilton’s freak non-contact foot injury (plantar fascia tear) is going to keep him sidelined for an unknown amount of time.  Marco Belinelli and Jimmy Butler will see their minutes rise, with the latter picking up the bulk of them.  The Bulls may also sign a player at veteran minimum salary if they wish. According to ESPN: Chicago Bulls guard Rip Hamilton will be out indefinitely after tearing the plantar fascia in his left foot Saturday night. “We’ll see,” Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said of Hamilton’s prognosis after Monday’s practice. “It could be a week, it could be two weeks, it could be longer. On

Bulls Injury Update: Richard Hamilton Has Torn Plantar Fascia

Bulls guard Richard Hamilton went down with a foot injury during the Sixers win on Saturday night. After getting an MRI, the Bulls received one of the better news one could get when talking about injuries. An injury to a plantar fascia could lead to months of recovery, but a tear could mean a comeback within a few weeks. Sam Smith of explains the process.Plantar fasciitis...

Bulls: Hamilton has torn tissue in foot

The Chicago Bulls say veteran guard Richard Hamilton has torn tissue in his left foot. The team says an MRI on Sunday confirmed he tore the plantar fascia tissue and will return ''as his symptoms permit.'' Hamilton left Saturday's game against Philadelphia in the third quarter and returned to hit three of four free throws in the final 20 seconds, clinching a...

Bulls Injury News: Rip Hamilton to Undergo MRI on Foot

As if the Chicago Bulls had not battled through enough injuries this season, they are dealing with one more.  Richard Hamilton injured his left foot last night and had to exit the game against the Philadelphia 76ers in the third quarter.  It was bad enough that Hamilton was unable to walk off the court under his own power.  He had to be helped to the bench by teammates. According...

Derrick Rose Sprinting At Practice

Derrick Rose was running sprints at the Bulls practice on Monday, and while he is still most likely out at least 2 more months, it’s nice to see him getting healthy: According to ESPN:  The 24-year-old point guard started cutting again on his surgically repaired left knee a few weeks ago and was sprinting in bursts after practice on Monday afternoon. ”I think he looks really...

Derrick Rose Sprinting, Progress Towards #TheReturn

Derrick Rose's return has been advertised through a sponsorship with Adidas, which resulted in several replays of Rose commercials of the commentator proclaiming the now infamous words "holding onto his knee, holding onto his knee and down". The commercials for "#thereturn" have stopped in the last week, but Derrick Rose is just getting started.Video footage...

Adidas presents "The Return of Derrick Rose" Part 6 (Video)

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we've provided you with the first five episodes of Adidas viral video series starring Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose called, "The Return of Derrick Rose".Below is part six of the web series which features Rose talking about the reaction to the viral series and his personal thoughts about his life:

DRose Puts Up Pre-Game Shots

The Derrick Rose tidbits are starting to become more and more frequent. Here he is Tuesday putting up some shots prior to the Bulls matchup with the Pacers:

Thibodeau Dismisses Rumors That Rose Is Close To Practicing

Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau would not confirm reports Tuesday that Derrick Rose may be just a few weeks away from practicing , calling the All-Star point guard a “long ways away”. Rose, who was given a prognosis of 8-12 months of rehab after surgery on May 12, has recently been spotted running sprints in the Berto Center at the end of practices, which can only be a good thing...

Buzz Wire – December 2, 2012

December 2 If [Rip Hamilton's injury] is something, the Bulls do have a roster spot and we could see a return of Jannero Pargo. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, was quoted a week ago saying the Bulls were among several teams inquiring about Pargo, released by the Wizards. Also, Quentin Richardson is presumably hanging around along with another former De Paul player, Bobby Simmons. -Sam Smith

Pacers 80, Bulls 76

CHICAGO -- Paul George scored 34 points as the Indiana Pacers rallied late to pull out an 80-76 victory over Chicago on Tuesday at the United Center. George, who hit 2-of-18 shots in his previous two games, put the Pacers ahead 76-74 with 2:05 left on a 16-foot pull-up jumper. The Bulls missed two chances to tie the score and Lance Stephenson got loose under the basket for a...

Hamilton injured in Bulls' win over Sixers

CHICAGO -- Richard Hamilton was carried off the floor and into the locker room by a pair of Chicago teammates with 3:15 left in the third quarter on Saturday. He was diagnosed with a left foot sprain and felt well enough to check back in with 20.8 seconds remaining. Hamilton hit three free throws in the final moments to seal the Bulls' 93-88 victory over Philadelphia at the...

Bulls 93, Sixers 88

CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose is still sidelined and the Chicago Bulls never got to experience the playoff run they expected last spring. But they did enjoy a bit of revenge on Saturday, beating playoff foe Philadelphia 93-88 at the United Center. The Bulls entered the fourth quarter with a 3-point advantage and never lost the lead. A steal by Joakim Noah led to a fast-break dunk from...
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