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Derrick Rose Rehabbing One Day After Surgery

It isn’t the physical part that people have to worry about with Derrick Rose, it is the mental part. Even if he comes back this year how aggressive will he be after his 3rd knee surgery? Just one day after having a meniscectomy to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee, Derrick Rose was back at the Chicago Bulls’ training facility on Saturday beginning his rehab process...
Via Thacover2
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Gasol out for Timberwolves game with illness

CHICAGO (AP) All-Star forward Pau Gasol is out for Friday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of an illness, leaving the Chicago Bulls without two of their top players. Coach Tom Thibodeau confirmed at the shootaround that Gasol will not play. The 7-foot forward is averaging 18.4 points and 12.1 rebounds. The Bulls are also missing star point guard Derrick Rose, who...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy says he’ll “tone down” Bulls bashing

For all the talk of Charles Barkley’s rivalry with Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets, there’s another ongoing feud between a prominent NBA franchise and a prominent NBA analyst.  Throughout the season, Jeff Van Gundy has been hyper-critical of the Chicago Bulls and their handling of head coach Tom Thibodeau. Van Gundy accused the Bulls of trying to undermine Thibodeau through...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy may ‘tone it down’ a bit on Bulls management in regards to Thibodeau

My latest column for the Chicago Tribune is on Jeff Van Gundy and Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. You also can access the column on Twitter at @Sherman_Report. From the column: ******* Jeff Van Gundy usually operates without a filter. Whatever thought pops into his brain often does a beeline straight to his mouth. But the outspoken NBA analyst says he might have to switch on his rarely...
Via Sherman Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rift With Thibodeau Growing As Bulls Eye Fred Hoiberg

More than anything the latest knee injury for Derrick Rose was a hit to the Chicago Bulls championship dreams for this season.  However, as with anything there is always a ripple effect and it seems Rose going down has put the pressure squarely on head coach Tom Thibodeau. Rumors have persisted for months that there was a growing rift between him and GM Gar Forman in regards to...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau Not Committed To Aaron Brooks Being Full-Time Starter

Aaron Brooks started in the place of Derrick Rose for the Bulls’ game against the Hornets on Wednesday. After the game, Tom Thibodeau was asked about Brooks, who finished with 12 points in the loss, being the starter going forward. Thibodeau says he hasn’t committed to Brooks being the full-time starter going forward. Thibodeau hasn't […] The post Tom Thibodeau Not Committed...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jay Williams Claims Bulls Are Targeting Fred Hoiberg for Head Coaching Job

Fred Hoiberg’s name has come up for numerous coaching and front office positions over the last few years and ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams is claiming the Chicago Bulls might be the latest to target him. It is unclear how much truth there is behind rumors that current Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau is Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau Derrick Rose injury: ‘It’s so unfair’

Chicago Buls star point guard Derrick Rose will have surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear of the right knee.  A timeline for his recovery will be determined after the surgery is complete. The injury marks the third one for Rose in a span of three years. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Game 1 of the 2012 playoffs against Philadelphia.  He missed...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls move on for a third time without Rose

Nope, you did not click on an old article. The Bulls received more devastating, but familiar, news Tuesday: Derrick Rose will need another knee surgery. It’s not exactly clear yet on when the injury occurred. Tom Thibodeau told reporters that Rose did not do much in practice Tuesday because of soreness. Later in the day, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose’s Knee Heals Itself After Being Berated by Tom Thibodeau

An MRI this morning confirmed that the torn meniscus in Derrick Rose’s right knee has grown back together after being screamed at late last night by head coach Tom Thibodeau for being weak. “I was in a lot of pain yesterday,” said Rose. “But then coach came in and just lit into my right knee. He called it … well, a lot of things I can’t really say to reporters. But he...
Via Sports Pickle
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Teams with the Best Odds to Win the 2015 NBA Championship

With a monumental shift power shift in the Eastern Conference to unlikely frontrunners in the West, the 2014-2015 NBA season has a lot of teams that can come out on top. However, which team really has the best odds of winning it all? Bookmakers in Vegas are known to be extremely accurate when it comes to sports betting as they have the odds down to a mathematical tee. So which...
Via Cavaliers Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago's Gibson, Hinrich out with illness

CHICAGO (AP) Reserves Taj Gibson and Kirk Hinrich have been ruled out for the Chicago Bulls' game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Coach Tom Thibodeau says they are sick and did not come to United Center for Monday night's game. Hinrich also missed Saturday's 112-107 victory over Phoenix. Gibson scored 12 points in 28 1/2 minutes against the Suns.
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Apologizes For Staying At Beach, Missing Practice

The weather has been messing with a lot of people travels and Derrick Rose got stuck trying to leave his beach vacation. – Derrick Rose said after the Chicago Bulls’ 100-91 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Friday night that he had apologized to his teammates for missing Wednesday’s practice because of what Tom Thibodeau called “travel issues” during the point guard’s...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stop Giving Kirk Hinrich so Many Minutes, Thibs!

Kirk Hinrch is old and bad. On Friday night, he’ll suit up for the first time since Feb. 7, when the Chicago Bulls beat the New Orleans Pelicans. He missed the last three games before the All-Star break with a turf toe injury – just another injury piled on to the Kansas guard’s career. During practice on Wednesday Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau threw out a stat to reporters. Thibodeau...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

For Bulls, big acquisition is continuity

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls are healthy and have a chance to build some continuity. Consider that their big acquisition. The Bulls stood pat at Thursday's trade deadline and geared up for the stretch run with all their pieces in place. ''We feel good about our team,'' coach Tom Thibodeau said. It hasn't been an easy season for the Bulls, who came in aiming high with the return...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

@NBAOnTNT Takes Shot At Tom Thibodeau During All Star Game

The East and the West combined for the most points in NBA All Star Game history (321) Sunday night in Brooklyn, New York. After the end of the third quarter, the official NBA on TNT Twitter account went trolling on the Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau with this tweet: Even though it's an All-Star game, Thibs is at […] The post @NBAOnTNT Takes Shot At Tom Thibodeau During All Star Game appeared...
Via Diehardsport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Dunleavy to miss 18th straight vs. Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says small forward and shooting guard Mike Dunleavy has decided he's not yet ready to return from a right ankle injury against the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. Thibodeau says he thought Dunleavy was set to return after the Bulls held their shootaround Saturday morning in New Orleans, but the coach says Dunleavy told him...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Trade Machine-Approved: What Can Derrick Rose Net Chicago in Return?

The Chicago Bulls are in the midst of a bit of a funk, but for once during the Tom Thibodeau era, it’s not due to a lack of scoring; rather, it’s a lack of an interior defense with Pau Gasol at center and Joakim Noah playing out of position at the four. Derrick Rose has shown flashes of his once MVP-caliber abilities, but his game has changed post-surgeries, as he has become...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

If Thibodeau Is Done There’s Only One Name At The Top Of Chicago’s Wish List

Rumors have been swirling for the better part of two years regarding the fast eroding relationship between Chicago Bulls’ general manager Gar Forman and head coach Tom Thibodeau. First it was Forman firing Thibodeau’s favorite assistant in Ron Adams. Forman then decided to trade his favorite player and “team glue” Luol Deng, to the Cleveland Cavaliers for some draft picks...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

TNT Really Struggled With This Interview Of Tom Thibodeau

TNT sideline reporter Lewis Johnson couldn’t quite finds the right words when asking Tom Thibodeau about the Chicago Bulls defense. Thibodeau could only shake his head knowing his Bulls team was about to give up 123 points in a losing effort to the Lakers. [BballBreakdown] The post TNT Really Struggled With This Interview Of Tom Thibodeau appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Coach Thibodeau on His Way Out?

It seems like a ridiculous question to even entertain as Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has helped build the Bulls into a perennial Eastern Conference powerhouse, but it seems to be a definite possibility right now. According to K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, there is some speculation that the relationship between Coach Thibodeau and Bulls management is “beyond repair.”...
Via Sports Mockery
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau And Bulls To Part-Ways Following Season?

With the lack of contract extension, the firing of his top assistant Ron Adams last year, these are just a few of the many reported conflicts between the Chicago Bulls’ front-office and head coach Tom Thibodeau.  Is it possible the Buls wouldn’t renew Thibodeau’s contract after the year? Take a look at this from  K.C. Johnson of Chicago Tribune: […] The post Tom Thibodeau...
Via Diehardsport
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau and the Bulls Taking Back that Hot Seat

It appears that the seat is cooling down a bit after the way the team responded to not only head coach Tom Thibodeau’s comments, but each other. As Sports Mockery reported earlier there were sources saying that Thibs’ coaching tenure was in jeopardy, which prompted many spirited discussions on this site and Chicago sports radio. As first reported by K.C. Johnson, the Bulls met...
Via Sports Mockery
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau: “This is more than just basketball, it’s locker room issues.”

First we heard the explosion from Derrick Rose following the Chicago Bulls 108-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers; now, it’s the head coach, Tom Thibodeau, admitting there are some real problems, more than just basketball, involving the team’s locker room. “We have a problem. This is more than just basketball, it’s locker room issues. We’re ready to make a change if...
Via Sports Mockery
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Thibs might be too hardcore for Bulls players

Chris Sheridan is reporting there’s a mutiny brewing in Chicago: I told you yesterday about mutterings I have heard around the league that Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has lost his locker room. Then last night, Derrick Rose poured jet fuel on the fire with some of the strongest comments he has made as a professional, including “we are not on the same page.” Rose rarely...
Via Red's Army
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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