Found February 12, 2012 on
There are multiple reports out ther about injuries re-shaping todays game. Here it is in a nutshell:
Derrick Rose (back) is out today
Jermaine O'Neal (shoulder) is out today and is day-to-day
Brandon Bass (knee) is out at least a week, probably 10 days
Keyon Dooling (hip) and Avery Bradley (shoulder) are active
I'm hoping Doc laid some smack down and informed the Celtics that losing to a Rose-less Bulls would re-open the "trade everyone" floodgates. And the anti-Rondo movement lately is in overdrive.. so let's hope John Lucas doesn't have a big game or else it will get exponentially worse.
Personally, I think you're all nuts if you think an All Star snub would derail this kid. After all he done... playing through elbow and wrist injuries and constantly sacrificing his body... I think the treatment he gets sometimes is overboard. He definitely deserves criticism, but for some reason with Rondo it's all-or-nothing.
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The Celtics will be without Brandon Bass for the next 10 to 14 days because of knee inflammation.
Bass felt soreness after Boston’s loss in Toronto on Friday night and Doc Rivers learned the extent of the injury on Sunday morning when he received a call from doctor Ed Lacerte. Bass missed the Feb. 5th game against Memphis because of issues with his right knee felt against...
Chicago Bulls point guard and reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose will be a game-time decision against the Boston Celtics Sunday.Rose sat out Friday’s game against the Charlotte Bobcats due to a back injury and has yet to clear up his status for Sunday’s matinee with the Celtics. Rose, who is usually very candid about his injuries, told reporters he is uncertain of how long he will...
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose won't play in Tuesday night's game versus the Sacramento Kings due to back spasms.Rose didn't participate in Tuesday morning's shootaround and Bulls head coach Tom Thbodeau informed reporters this morning of the news.Rose does not have structural
damage in his back, a Monday meeting with a specialist determined.
Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass will miss the next 10 to 14 days with inflammation in his right knee.
Coach Doc Rivers revealed the news prior to Sunday's victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Bass, who is the team's top reserve, was able to play in three games last week before being sidelined.
Bass is averaging 11.6 points and 6.1 rebounds this season.
Chicago guard Derrick Rose will miss his third straight game
because of lower back spasms when the Bulls host the Sacramento
Kings on Tuesday.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago guard Derrick Rose will miss his third straight game because of lower back spasms when the Bulls host the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday.
Steve Rosenbloom: Derrick Rose missed the national TV game in Boston because of back spasms that racked him when he played against the pathetic Hornets last week, a game where the Bulls didn't need him, a game that might cost the Bulls the season. And if that happens, coach Tom Thibodeau gets all the blame.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls star Derrick Rose remains day to day for Chicago because of lower back spasms.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose did not start Friday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats due to a lower back strain and is not expected to play.
With the Bulls missing their star player and Tiger Woods battling Phil Mickelson on CBS, Sunday’s edition of the NBA on ABC was down by nearly a quarter compared to last year. Sunday’s Bulls/Celtics NBA regular season game earned a 3.1 overnight rating on ABC, down 24% from last year’s comparable window (LAL/ORL: 4.1), which was the second-half of a doubleheader. Bulls guard...
No Derrick Rose? No problem. Joakim Noah had 17 points and 14 rebounds, Carlos Boozer scored 16 points and the Chicago Bulls throttled the Charlotte Bobcats 95-64 Friday night despite the absence of their leading scorer and reigning league MVP. The Bulls (23-6) won their fifth straight overall and improved to 5-1 this season without Rose, who sat out because of a lower back strain.