Archive | injuries

The Five Stages of Derrick Rose Grief

Stage 1: Denial. “This…this can’t be happening. Not to Derrick. Not now. He’s already missed so many games. He’s hardly played in months. His body should be healthy and rested. And how could he have possibly been hurt making a jump stop? He’s done that, like, a million times. He didn’t even get touched on […]

Continue Reading 9

Bulls fans can sigh in relief…

…because as Sam Smith of writes: Bulls general manager Gar Forman Monday said the Bulls got good news — or at least as good as could be hoped for now — regarding Derrick Rose’s back problems. Specialists Rose consulted Monday told the Bulls Rose doesn’t have any structural issues with his back, that it […]

Continue Reading 0

Luol Deng: Hurt worse than we thought

We thought Luol Deng had a sprained left wrist. We thought he was day-to-day. Turns out there’s a torn ligament in that wrist and Deng will be missing in action indefinitely. Said Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau: “He’s going to be out for awhile. It’s a pain tolerance thing.” Uh oh. Added Deng: “I know it’s a bad injury, […]

Continue Reading 0

Chicago’s injury rotation

Chicago’s injury rotation from last year could predict what they do this year…if there is a season Since there may not even be an NBA season, let’s talk about something else that is somewhat depressing…injuries. Chicago had their fair share of them last year, especially between their two starting bigs, Joakim Noah and Carlos “Gym […]

Continue Reading 9

Joakim Noah won’t be playing for France

From ESPNChicago: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has returned to Chicago to rehabilitate a previous ankle injury in Chicago after medical exams for the European Championships caught the attention of France’s basketball federation. Noah’s condition surfaced while players were taking medical exams in Paris last week, according to FIBA’s website, which first reported that Noah would […]

Continue Reading 4

Omer Asik: Done for the season

More bad news. Just what Bulls fans needed right now. ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik is done for the rest of the season because of a fractured left fibula that he suffered in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. An MRI and CT scan before Game 4 on Tuesday confirmed […]

Continue Reading 4

Omer Asik may miss Game 4

ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik missed shootaround Tuesday morning with a muscle strain in his left leg, and he is a game-time call for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat. He suffered the injury in the third quarter of Game 3 on Sunday and did not return.” […]

Continue Reading 2

Derrick Rose’s Ankle: Apparently okay…

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune writes: “Derrick Rose participated in the entire Chicago Bulls’ practice Tuesday and coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose had no lingering effects from the left ankle he rolled in the waning seconds of Monday’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks.” Said Thibs: “He came in and didn’t have any swelling. He […]

Continue Reading 3

Designed by Anthony Bain