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The last time we saw Derrick Rose, he was being carried off the court on a stretcher during the first round of the playoffs in Chicago. We had high hopes for the Bulls last season; a Chicago-Boston rematch would’ve made more money for Stern than the Boston-Philly one did. It was so close for Chicago. Finally their redemption was near. Rip Hamilton was running circles around defenders harder than ever. Joakim Noah was hype. Hell, even Carlos Boozer was starting to show emotions. However, their championship dreams went down in one ankle spraining heap. With Rose out, Philly took advantage of the Bulls as if they were little kids. Igoudala started dunking, and Noah started crying. The series went to Philly in six.
You can expect that Derrick Rose will return to the NBA as a pissed off point guard with two chips on his shoulders. The first will be due to the fact that sometimes freak accidents can cost you everything, especially in the NBA. The second will be due to the fact that Chicag...
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Former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy said in a recent interview that he believes if the Bulls don't surround Derrick Rose with more talent, he could elect to leave.
The Return of Derrick Rose
Are you waiting for the return of Derrick Rose?
Certainly, you aren’t alone. I am waiting too, and so is my momma, and my pops, and, well, you get the idea.
On April 28, 2012, the glass became half empty. Derrick Rose suffered a torn ACL in game 1, round 1, of the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs.
The Windy City and all its Chicago...
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adidas is chronicling Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose's return from ACL surgery with a series of mini movies, and here is the first one.
The Bulls have said they don't want to rush Rose's return, and he may not be back in the lineup until after the All-Star break.
There's a big part of me that wants to say this could never happen. Truth is, Derrick Rose could be the next superstar to bolt for greener pastures when his contract does expires with the Chicago Bulls. As much as we might not want to think that's possible.
Stan Van Gundy, a man who speaks only the truth, wondered about Derrick Rose's potential to do this...
DRose poses with a fan at the Crackel Barrel earlier today:
ESPN released their Eastern Conference standings projections for 2012-2013 and have the Top 8 teams as follows: 1.Heat, 2. Celtics, 3. Pacers, 4. Bulls (46-36 record), 5. Nets, 6. Sixers, 7. Knicks, 8. Hawks.
Joakim Noah hits up the casino in Vegas:
Sick Derrick Rose “The Red Knight” mix set to the...
We learned last week that adidas is chronicling Derrick Rose’s return to the Chicago Bulls from his horrific ACL injury last season through a series of videos and the first one is officially released. Rose is expected to rejoin the Bulls around March, while he could join them sooner, the Bulls organization want him [...]
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a post where Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan came out and said that the 1992 Dream Team would beat this year's London Olympics team in a fictious game.Well, since the release of NBA 2K13 news that the 1992 Dream Team would be in the game, Michael decided to point some reasons during a conference call of why he thinks that the...
LOS ANGELES – The Olympics process was not kind to the Clippers. During a Team USA scrimmage power forward Blake Griffin injured his left knee and had to pull out of the process.
It has also come to light that All-Star point guard Chris Paul underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
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The top 2012 NBA Draft picks gathered at the New York Knicks training facility today in Tarrytown for the annual Rookie Photo Shoot. Bulls rookie, Marquis Teague, was on of the players on hand and can be seen for the first time sporting his road jersey:
He also caught up with his former teammates from Kentucky:
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August 17: Luol Deng was spotted in Kigali, Rwanda where he is currently doing charity work for his foundation.