Posted April 21, 2012 on
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Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose returned to the lineup Saturday night against the Dallas Mavericks after missing the three previous games with a right foot/ankle injury.
Rose, last season's MVP who has missed 26 games this season with an assortment of injuries, is averaging 22.5 points. He has also been sidelined this season with toe, back and groin injuries. Chicago began play Saturday with a 1 1-2 game lead over Miami for the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said the Mavericks, who have already clinched a playoff spot, planned to rest guards Jason Kidd and Jason Terry. Rodrigue Beaubois replaced Kidd in the starting lineup.
BEST OF MAXIM
If you're a Derrick Rose fan, you might want to pick up a May copy of GQ as the Bulls guard graces the cover.Below is Rose's cover picture and you must take a gander at the cover story written by Will Leitch as it is one informative piece: (Courtesy of The Basketball Jones)
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is a game-time decision for Saturday's home game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Rose has been sidelined for the past three games due to a foot injury, the latest physical setback that has caused him to miss 26 games this season.
The reigning MVP is averaging 22.5 points and 7.9 assists for Chicago, which enters Saturday's game with...
The final stretch of the regular season has not gone as smoothly as the Chicago Bulls had wanted.
Hoping to bounce back from their latest defeat without injured star Derrick Rose, the Bulls try to maintain their grasp on the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference with a third consecutive win over the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.
Chicago's hold on the top seed...
SCREEN WITH ENVY
This pick came late in the 3rd quarter of Thursday night’s Heat/Bulls showdown in Miami. The heat won this game 83-72 on their home-court.
LeBron’s screen looks perfectly acceptable to me, but Bulls backup point guard, John Lucas looked less that thrilled. He approached LeBron after the play was whistled dead and had to be restrained by Chicago forward, CarlosBoozer.
Derrick Rose returned to the Bulls lineup after sitting out three games with a right foot/ankle injury to score 11 points with eight assists in 32 minutes, Luol Deng scored 22 points, Richard Hamilton added 19 and the Chicago Bulls held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Dallas Mavericks 93-83 on Saturday night.
The victory by the Bulls (48-16) gave them a 2 1/2 game lead over...
It’s almost a given that the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat will battle in the Eastern Conference Finals. Right now the two teams are battling for home court advantage. On Thursday night these two teams played and things got a little bit chippy. It is clear that these two teams don’t like each other. This is exactly what the NBA needs a rivalry like this.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 22 points, Richard Hamilton added 19 and the Chicago Bulls held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Dallas Mavericks 93-83 on Saturday night.
The victory by the Bulls (48-16) gave them a 2 1-2 game lead over Miami for the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Chicago has two regular-season games left, against Indiana and Cleveland.
Classic Shaq in this clip.. Heat players undercover after someone blasted a rotten alley ooper on the bench last night during their victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Bulls battle Mavericks clinging to best record.
The Chicago Bulls haven’t missed a beat this year even with point guard Derrick Rose hobbled by injuries for most of the season. They have had the leagues’ best record for most of the year and could wrap up the number one seed in the Eastern Conference in the next couple of games but we all know that the postseason is an entirely different game in itself.Matchups are everything...