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Luol Deng Shouldn’t Rush Back from Spinal Tap Complications
May 9th, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Chicago Bulls small forward, Luol Deng, met with the media Thursday to discuss his recent health issues.  Deng experienced severe flu-like symptoms a week ago before game six of the Nets series.  He went to the ER on the suspicion he may have had Meningitis.  Doctors performed a spinal tap...

Rip Hamilton Diagnosed with Torn Plantar Fascia; Expected to Be Out at Least One Week
December 2nd, 2012 at 7:54 PM
Rip Hamilton, who left the Chicago Bulls' 93-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers with what was initially diagnosed as a foot sprain, tore the plantar fascia in his left foot and will be out for a minimum of a week.  It's theoretically possible that Rip could only miss a week, but...

Rip Hamilton Injured in Chicago Bulls 93-88 Win Over Philadelphia 76ers
December 1st, 2012 at 9:38 PM
Well, the inevitable has happened: Rip Hamilton finally got hurt. Hamilton appeared to land awkwardly after throwing an entry pass to Carlos Boozer in the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers. He was taken back to the locker room and diagnosed with a mild foot sprain. He would return at the...

Bulls Owner Jerry Reinsdorf Pledges Derrick Rose Will not Be Rushed Back
August 11th, 2012 at 6:00 PM
Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf made an appearance on Chicago's ESPN Radio today, talking about the Bulls offseason so far and the outlook going into next year. But his main concern is that Derrick Rose not rush back from his ACL tear. Reinsdorf compared the situation to 1985-86, when Michael Jordan broke his...

Chicago Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Believes Luol Deng Won’t Need Surgery After Olympics
June 29th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ever since Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng decided to play a good portion of the 2011-12 season with a torn ligament in his left wrist, most people figured he would elect to have surgery after the Summer Olympics in London. Bulls management (and I'm sure many fans) wanted...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose on Cover of NBA 2K13 Along with Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin
June 26th, 2012 at 5:01 PM
The NBA 2K video game has been my favorite basketball simulation over the past few years. NBA 2K11 had Michael Jordan on the cover, and famously brought M-Jeff and his Chicago Bulls teammates to life in the "Jordan Challenges." NBA 2K12 followed that up with a "Legends Mode" that allowed you to...

Chicago Bulls’ C.J. Watson Undergoes Foot Procedures
May 17th, 2012 at 9:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** We all knew that Chicago Bulls backup point guard C.J. Watson was playing through injuries at the end of the season. He had already missed time with ankle and elbow injuries, and one could venture a guess that those injuries were a key contributor to his shooting woes as...

Chicago Bulls Bullets: Derrick Rose Out 8-12 Months, Tom Thibodeau’s Option to Be Picked up, Luol Deng and the Olympics
May 15th, 2012 at 9:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** If everything was going as planned, the Chicago Bulls would either be playing in or preparing for a second round playoff game tonight. Of course,everything did not go as planned. So instead, the biggest Bulls news of the day was based around ACL's and contracts rather than playoff outcomes....

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery
May 12th, 2012 at 8:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Let the healing clock begin for Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose. The Chicago Sun Times first reported on Saturday that Rose underwent knee surgery to repair a torn ACL. Rose tore the ACL in the final minutes of the Bulls' Game 1 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.  The surgery was...

Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng Reiterates Desire to Play in Olympics
May 11th, 2012 at 1:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** File this one under the "Knew This Was Coming" folder. Despite dealing with a torn ligament in his left wrist, Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng will postpone any potential surgery in order to play for host Great Britain in the upcoming London Summer Olympics.  "I'm looking forward to playing in...

Chicago Bulls Game 6 Injury Update: Joakim Noah Doubtful, Taj Gibson to Play
May 10th, 2012 at 2:13 PM
As expected, it's looking like Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah will not play in Thursday night's Game 6 against the Philadelphia 76ers due to a sprained left ankle. Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau spewed his whole "game-time decision" mumbo jumbo, but Noah is still limping and has been very limited in shootaround.  ***PHOTO1*** If...

Chicago Bulls Game 6 Injury Update: Joakim Noah ‘Hoping’ to Play, Taj Gibson Likely a Go
May 9th, 2012 at 11:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bulls will once again attempt to fend off elimination when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 6 on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Bulls have been killed by injuries this series, with Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson all getting hurt...

Chicago Bulls’ Taj Gibson Vows to Play in Game 6 Despite Sprained Ankle
May 9th, 2012 at 11:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** When Taj Gibson went to the floor grasping his right ankle in the third quarter of the Chicago Bulls' 77-69 Game 5 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, that feeling of "oh no, not again" swept across the United Center. The Bulls have already seen Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah...

The Depressing State of the Chicago Bulls
May 7th, 2012 at 12:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Two Friday's go, I went to sleep feeling like a little kid on Christmas Eve. It was the night before the Chicago Bulls' first playoff game, and with the team finally getting healthy at the right time, I was gearing up for another deep run. I had dreams of...

Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Doubtful for Game 4 with Sprained Ankle
May 5th, 2012 at 2:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** As expected, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau announced Saturday that starting center Joakim Noah is "doubtful" with a sprained left ankle for Sunday's crucial Game 4 against the Philadelphia 76ers. Noah gruesomely turned his left ankle as he tried to convert a fast break attempt in the third quarter of the...

Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng Continues to Struggle Offensively
May 5th, 2012 at 2:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng has never really been considered a go-to guy. He's an excellent two-way player who shines at playing off the ball and hitting open jump shots. But when Derrick Rose was sidelined for the rest of the season with a torn ACL, the Bulls needed...

Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Injures Ankle in Demoralizing Game 3 Loss
May 5th, 2012 at 2:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** When I heard the Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah scream in agony after rolling his left ankle in the third quarter of Friday night's 79-74 loss Game 3 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, I immediately tweeted that the season was over. While that was likely a bit premature as the...

Chicago Bulls Prepare to Soldier on Without Derrick Rose
April 30th, 2012 at 10:40 PM
With Derrick Rose out for the remainder of the postseason, even many of the most optimistic Chicago Bulls fans see the writing on the wall. The Bulls can likely win a playoff series or two, but getting to the NBA Finals is a long shot.  I would not tell the Bulls...

The Saga of the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose
April 30th, 2012 at 9:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** In the blink of an eye, the fortune of the Chicago Bulls franchise changed forever.  It was 2008, and the Bulls had just won the NBA Draft Lottery despite having just a 1.7 percent chance of doing so. The prize for that improbable victory? A chance to draft a silly...

Bulls 101 Round Table: How Far Can the Chicago Bulls Go Without Derrick Rose?
April 29th, 2012 at 8:06 PM
With Derrick Rose in the lineup, the Chicago Bulls were legitimate championship contenders. But now with the reigning MVP sidelined for the rest of the postseason with a torn ACL, just how far can the Bulls go? ***PHOTO1*** Caleb: 99 days out of 100, writing about the Bulls is something I love...