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PHILADELPHIA—The Chicago Bulls may not be destined to make a run this year after all. Derrick Rose has been in and out of their line-up over the course of this season.
When he suffered his injury last week it was a crushing blow, but the Bulls were prepared for it.
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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah upgraded from crutches to a walking boot Sunday but will not be available to play in Tuesday's must-win Game 5 against Philadelphia.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is calling Noah day-to-day but he still cannot put full weight on his severely sprained left ankle, which remains swollen, the Chicago Tribune reported.
The Bulls have fallen behind 3...
Joakim Noah injures ankle in Sixers win over Bulls
The Sixers are home today at 1:00 to face the Chicago Bulls in game 4 of the NBA playoffs first round. Philadelphia is coming off of two straight wins in the series, and now hold a 2-1 series lead.
The Bulls as we all know, are without Derrick Rose, but things are getting worse for Chicago. The Bulls star center Joakim Noah will be out of the lineup today as he is nursing a...
Julius Erving has returned to the Philadelphia 76ers as a strategic adviser.
The Sixers made the announcement Friday at halftime of Game 3 of their playoff series against Chicago. Erving's deal runs through 2015 and he will be available to the franchise on an as-needed basis.
He will counsel CEO Adam Aron and managing owner Joshua Harris. Erving will also take on a larger role...
Carlos Boozer threw such a bad pass on Sunday it was comical. The Bulls forward was looking for Kyle Korver during the second quarter of Game 4 against the Sixers, but his ball ended up in the stands. The brutal pass was termed “as bad a pass as you will see by a pro,” by announcer Mike Tirico. We really can’t disagree. That was like watching an infielder sail a throw to first...
PHILADELPHIA – The impossible may be becoming possible. The Philadelphia 76ers are one game away from taming the Chicago Bulls and sending them home after the first round of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
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Spencer Hawes scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday had 20 to help the surprising Philadelphia 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 89-82 on Sunday and take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Andre Iguodala had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers, who have won the last three games after losing Game 1.
Holiday stretched the lead with consecutive 3-pointers late in the...
With a series tying 109-92 win on Tuesday night, the Sixers come home to the Wells Fargo Center for Game 3. The Sixers will look to shock the basketball world tonight and take a 2-1 series lead over the number one ranked, Rose-less Chicago Bulls.
Andre Iguodala is expected to play, although he was fighting through tendinitis in his right Achilles. Wells Fargo Center will be going...
You never want to see someone get hurt, but there's no denying that went Derrick Rose fell to the floor last weekend that it helped the Celtics' title chances, even if just a little. With Rose out of the picture, the No. 1 Bulls are far from invincible, meaning the Eastern Conference is there for the taking. Sure, the Heat look good as they take a 3-0 series lead against...
And with a last-second Kyle Korver brick, the Sixers have arrived.
Game 3 in Philadelphia was a hard-fought battle on both sides. While the game was close all the way through, this Philadelphia 76ers did something tonight that seemed almost unfathomable through most of the season… They closed out a close game. Hey buckle down on defense, buried a few clutch shots and hit free throws...
10) Without Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, Tom Thibodeau loses a lot of his genius 9) This Spencer Hawes stands to make a lot more money than the guy that was in his jersey for much of the year8) Carlos Boozer proved that he could be the go-to guy for a team that won't win7) Jrue Holiday proved that no one will remember what you do in the first 3.5 quarters if the last 0.5 is...
It was a Titanic development for the Chicago Bulls and their fans.