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NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls need to put the Milwaukee Bucks away

In the early stages of the first round it's pretty clear Chicago is the better team. They have outscored the Bucks by 21 points in the first two games, leading the series 2-0. In all fairness, the scoring margin could be much worse for the Bucks if not for countless turnovers committed by Chicago. In the first two games the Bulls have turned the ball over 32 times. Those 32 turnovers were converted into 40 ...

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Derrick Rose’s playoff return is one of the feel good stories in the NBA

It’s been a long three years for Derrick Rose. In 2011 he won the MVP award and led the Bulls to the conference finals for the first time since 1998. The following year was supposed to be the year for the Bulls. In the first game of the playoffs Rose tore his ACL, which would be the first of 3 major knee injuries he would have to overcome in his young career. Here we are in 2015, three years later. Many peo ...

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NBA Playoffs: Health could be the biggest obstacle for Bulls

Is this the year? Is this the year the Chicago Bulls make it to the NBA finals? With possibly the most complete team Chicago has had in the Tom Thibodeau era, there is much reason to be optimistic. This year Chicago posted a 50-32 record, earning them 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. Winning 50 games in a season is impressive for any team in the NBA. When you figure in how many games players have missed ...

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NBA Playoffs: Pau Gasol’s experience will prove valuable for Chicago Bulls

When free agency began last summer and the chances of Carmelo Anthony coming to Chicago was a real possibility, I didn’t pay attention to the other quality free agents Chicago could possibly pick up. As we all know, Carmelo didn’t come to Chicago and the Bulls opted to sign power forward Pau Gasol. At first I was skeptical, thinking we already had big men in Taj Gibson and Joakim Noah. What do we need Pau f ...

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Derrick Rose to return Wednesday vs. Orlando Magic

It looks like Derrick Rose is making his return to the Chicago Bulls, again. According to the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson, Rose will return to the Bulls lineup tonight when they face the Magic in Orlando. Head coach Tom Thibodeau said he expects Rose to play, barring a setback in shoot around. Rose will be expected to play somewhere around 20 minutes as they try to ease him back into action. The low minu ...

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WATCH: Joakim Noah tricks Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan

The Chicago Bulls earned a big win over Toronto to move 1 1/2 games ahead of the Raptors as the 3rd seed in the Eastern Conference. The Bulls got solid outputs from Jimmy Butler, Tony Snell and Pau Gasol in the win. But one play towards the end stood out as the Raptors committed a turnover just the way Joakim Noah planned. With 1:21 left and down 9, Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan picked up his dribble and look ...

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[VIDEO] E’Twaun Moore hits game-winner, Benny the Bull goes nuts

Former Purdue star E'Twaun Moore had the game of his life last night. Moore finished with 19 points on 9 of 10 from the field as the Chicago Bulls used a late run to take down the red-hot Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105.  But Moore's biggest shot came when it mattered the most. Trailing 105-104 with just just 4 seconds left, coach Tom Thibodeau drew up a play that resulted in a Moore 3-p ...

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Jimmy Butler out 3-6 weeks with elbow strain

The injuries just keep piling on for the Chicago Bulls. Just a week after they learned they will be without point guard Derrick Rose for 4-6 weeks, Yahoo! NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Jimmy Butler will miss 3-6 weeks with an elbow strain. Butler took an MRI today after suffering the injury during yesterday's game vs the Clippers. https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/status/572462829887987713 ...

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Derrick Rose to have surgery Friday morning

https://twitter.com/KCJHoop/status/571066983640207360 The Chicago Bulls announced that point guard Derrick Rose will have surgery on Friday morning to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. The full name for the surgery is meniscectomy, which removes part or all of the meniscus in the knee. It's unknown if Rose will return this season, but the organization has said it believes the tear isn't as bad as the prev ...

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Derrick Rose to have surgery on torn meniscus, out indefinitely

It's happening again. The Chicago Bulls announced on Tuesday night that Derrick Rose is out indefinitely after he will undergo surgery for a torn meniscus. Rose participated lightly in Tuesday's practice as he complained about soreness in his knee. The injury is on the same knee that Rose had surgery on in 2013. This will be his third knee surgery since 2012. There is no timetable for Rose's return, but it' ...

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