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Bulls still haven't set timetable for Jimmy Butler to return

Jimmy Butler left Friday night's game against the Nuggets with what appeared to be a scary knee injury. He remained down for several minutes, and was taken from the court in a wheelchair as a precaution.An MRI revealed no structural damage, but Butler has missed two straight games with the injury --both Bulls losses -- and the team has yet to place a timetable on when he might return...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bulls are Struggling

The Chicago Bulls are crawling into the All-Star break as they sit with a 27-24 record, good enough for seventh in the Eastern Conference. The Bulls are currently in the midst of a three game losing streak after taking a 108-83 loss at the hands of the Charlotte Hornets Monday night. The Bulls were without stars Jimmy Butler, out with a left knee strain, and Derrick Rose, out with...

Walker scores 30 as Hornets beat Bulls, 108-91

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets led from the start and beat the Chicago Bulls 108-91 on Monday night. Nicolas Batum had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 20 points and Spencer Hawes added 13 for the Hornets, who won their third straight over the Bulls at home. Pau Gasol finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rose and Butler are building blocks for the Chicago Bulls

The Bulls currently are struggling to stay afloat in the Eastern Conference and have shown no signs of improvement. They now hold a record of 27-23 and are in sixth place in the conference. At this point, moving players like Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah, before the trade deadline, is very possible. In spite of this though, Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler have been absolutely great. Over...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

It is just all bad for the Chicago Bulls

I have very fond moments of the Chicago Bulls, but as of late, love is the last feeling I want to express in regards to this team. Opponents day by day are dismantling this Bulls squad. They lost to the Denver Nuggets and Minnesota Timberwolves, which speaks volumes. Implosion is only a matter of time as the front office and players can only suppress their disgruntlement for so...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bulls-Hornets Preview

Nicolas Batum is finally healthy, and that can spell bad news for a Chicago Bulls team missing its most important player. Batum looks to exploit the absence of Jimmy Butler and continue giving Chicago fits as the Charlotte Hornets host the Bulls on Monday night. Batum, who is second on the team in scoring at 14.9 points per game, has missed eight of Charlotte's last 19 games with...
Via AP on Fox
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Bulls fade at Minnesota with Jimmy Butler out indefinitely

MINNEAPOLIS — It didn't take long for Andrew Wiggins to show the Chicago Bulls just how badly they're going to miss Jimmy Butler. With the All-Star and defensive stopper back at home thanks to an injured knee, Wiggins torched the rest of the Bulls' perimeter defense during a dazzling display down the stretch. Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds and the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves close out Bulls with 12-0 run to win 112-105

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night. Trailing by five with 2:30 to play, the Wolves closed the game with a 12-0 surge to win it. Wiggins scored the final six of the run, including a pullup jumper with 20 seconds to go that gave...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine soars for incredible alley-oop slam dunk against Bulls

As we near the start of the All-Star weekend in Toronto, Minnesota Timberwolves Zach LaVine will look to defend his title in the slam dunk contest. Tonight, the Timberwolves faced off against the Chicago Bulls and in the fourth quarter of action, LaVine was able to rise up for alley-oop dunk from teammate Shabazz Muhammad: Zach LaVine, everybody! *** LaVine Alley-Oop Dunk [The...
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Why are the Chicago Bulls so inconsistent?

Derrick Rose was selected as the first overall draft pick by the Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA Draft. Since his rookie year, Rose was deservingly looked at as the leader and star of the team. In his rookie year, he averaged 16.8 points, 6.3 assists, and 3.9 rebounds a game. Also, he was a consistent shooter from the field and free throw line and led the team in scoring 18 times....
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Bulls' Butler has strained left knee, no ligament damage

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Chicago Bulls are breathing a sigh of relief after an MRI exam revealed that All-Star guard Jimmy Butler has a strained left knee and no ligament damage. Butler was injured Friday night against the Denver Nuggets and needed to be wheeled off the court in the second quarter. Coach Fred Hoiberg says the team initially feared he could be lost for an extended period...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Butler wheeled off court with knee injury

DENVER (AP) Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler was wheeled off the court late in the second quarter Friday night at Denver after apparently aggravating a left knee injury. Butler was fouled near the basket by the Nuggets' Joffrey Lauvergne and fell awkwardly to the floor with 1:06 remaining in the second quarter. He was examined by medical personnel before getting to his feet and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Butler taken to locker room in wheel chair

Pau Gasol missed Friday’s game against the Nuggets due to a hand injury. During the second quarter, another important member of the Bulls left with an ailment of his own. While driving to the basket, Jimmy Butler was fouled and landed awkwardly on his lower back/hip area. Prior to making contact with the floor, Butler’s right knee appears to buckle. After being helped to his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Jimmy Butler taken off court in wheelchair after hard fall

Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler was taken off the court in a wheelchair after a hard fall Friday night at Denver. More details to come.  
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: How Bobby Portis can help

The Chicago Bulls have not played poorly lately, but they certainly have not played at a high level either. While they have won games against tough competition such as the Cleveland Cavaliers, they still have not been able to make a substantial run that would solidify them as a strong team. They have shown the ability to beat good teams, but they have not been able to do that with...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol calls out Bulls for selfish play

The Chicago Bulls got back on the right track with a win Wednesday night, but veteran leader Pau Gasol didn’t mince words in interviews before the game, citing a lack of team-first play as the reason they continue to struggle. Sitting fifth in the Eastern Conference at 27-21 and looking sluggish at best with a 16-13 record against teams in that bracket, Gasol hasn’t been a stranger...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Frustration That is the Chicago Bulls

Sports can have a way of testing existing presumptions. It’s easy to be comfortable with the status quo when things are unfolding as planned. But the NBA is a league in constant flux. Not everything follows script and change at both the coaching and player level is inevitable. The Chicago Bulls are a team that has recently navigated a period of considerable change in bringing...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore has career night in place of Butler as Bulls top Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) E'Twaun Moore scored a career-high 24 points while starting in place of injured Jimmy Butler, and the Chicago Bulls overcame a sloppy finish to beat the Sacramento Kings 107-102 on Wednesday night. Pau Gasol added 16 points, 13 rebounds and made two free throws with 4.3 seconds remaining to help the Bulls to their first win in Sacramento in more than four...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins soars for one-handed slam dunk on Taj Gibson

As the Sacramento Kings look to gain ground in the West, DeMarcus Cousins is clearly one of the best centers in the association these days. Tonight, the Kings hosted the Chicago Bulls and in the fourth quarter of action, Cousins was able to drive to the basket for a huge one-handed slam dunk on Taj Gibson: DeMarcus Cousins, everybody! *** Cousins Slam Dunk [Sacramento Kings] Cousins...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Dunleavy recalled to Bulls from D-League

Mike Dunleavy is finally going to get his chance to play for the Chicago Bulls this year. Since undergoing back surgery in September, he has been in recovery and only recently dubbed himself 100-percent healthy. Now he’s going from Santa Cruz to Chicago to help the ailing Bulls get back on track, per Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports. The Bulls are in a terrible slump right now, having...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine details how Mark Jackson fired him, and it ain’t pretty

Brian Scalabrine is probably the People’s Hero of the NBA. He played with such determination and a joy even though he wasn’t nearly as talented as some of those he shared the floor with. He’ll also talk basketball tactics with you until the world ends. And he’s a ginger, even better. But after he was fired from his coaching job with the Warriors at the end of the 2013-14...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol calls out Bulls: Selfishness is the problem

There is no doubt the Chicago Bulls are still struggling to find team chemistry. Veteran center Pau Gasol believes selfishness is at the center of the team’s problems in this department, per Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times. Mired in a terrible stretch in which they’ve lost nine of their last 13 games, the Bulls are in scramble mode. A couple of injuries have impacted the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls-Kings Preview

Although the losses continue to mount, the Chicago Bulls are trying to stay positive. The Sacramento Kings are feeling confident after ending a four-game losing streak without their All-Star. The slumping Bulls try to win in a venue in which they haven't played well lately when they visit a Kings team uncertain to have DeMarcus Cousins on Wednesday night. After being three games...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose takes a bow after draining clutch three-pointer

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose seems to be getting his confidence back, and that’s good news for the team. Rose hit a clutch three-pointer late in Monday night’s game against the Jazz with the score tied at 90-90. He then let the crowd at Vivint Smart Home Arena know by taking a bow. They probably didn’t appreciate that gesture. Unfortunately for the Bulls, Gordon...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hayward has 27 points, 12 rebounds as Jazz beat Bulls in OT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Gordon Hayward had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Rodney Hood added 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Chicago Bulls 105-96 in overtime on Monday night. Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 12 rebounds to help Utah win its third straight. Jimmy Butler scored 26 points and Pau Gasol added 19 points and eight rebounds to lead Chicago. Derrick Rose chipped in 14 for the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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