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MINNEAPOLIS -- The game was almost an afterthought, and the size of the Timberwolves' loss was anyone's educated guess. What the fans came to see Tuesday night at Target Center, the real show, were the youngest of NBA superstars, the next generation of talent that makes any ticket worth its price.
Derrick Rose and Kevin Love were what mattered, the reason to watch a 111-100 Minnesota loss to the Chicago Bulls. Each is the face of his team, a young leader, but in the years since they were drafted just minutes apart in 2008, the two players have followed divergent paths.
Picked first, Rose went to his hometown team, rich in basketball tradition but coming off a series of mediocre years. Chosen fifth, Love landed in Minnesota, with less tradition and more mediocrity in its recent past. Both 23-year-olds have delivered on the early promise their teams recognized in them, but Rose has helped to transform the Bulls back into competitors. Love, for all his spectacular numbers and...
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Derrick Rose sat out Chicago’s win against the Wizards last night, with what the team is calling “turn toe.” Per the Sun-Times: “Rose injured his toe in Tuesday night’s win at Minnesota. He left the game, had his toe re-taped and returned to help the Bulls hold off the Timberwolves. The Bulls have signed veteran point guard Mike James from the D-League, according to multiple...
Concerned about the status of Derrick Rose's ailing left big toe, the Chicago Bulls have signed veteran point guard Mike James to a non-guaranteed contract, a league source confirmed.
If you wondered just what happens to the Chicago Bulls offense when Derrick Rose isn’t there to create everything, watch Wednesday night’s game. Rose did not suit up against the Wizards and John Wall due to a sprained big toe. “It’s a pain tolerance thing. It’s a sprain. He’s gotten a lot of treatment. He…
Derrick Rose was pulled with 4 minutes left, and Carlos Boozer quickly joined him on the sideline. Luol Deng was a cheerleader for most of the fourth quarter.
The Chicago Bulls' latest victory over the Detroit Pistons featured plenty of valuable rest for the team's biggest stars.
Boozer scored 23 points and Chicago beat Detroit 92-68 on Monday night for its 13th consecutive...
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Luol Deng had 21 points and 11 rebounds, and Kyle Korver scored 13 points off the bench for the Bulls, who appeared to be on their way to a blowout early before Rubio led the Wolves back.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose leads all Eastern Conference guards and Joakim Noah is second among centers in first returns of balloting for the 2012 NBA All-Star Game.