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Taj Gibson: Doubtful for the 76ers game

ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson sat out practice on Monday because of a concussion he suffered in the third quarter of Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Gibson is listed as doubtful for Tuesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers at the United Center.” Talk about bad news. The Bulls are […]

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Game 24 Recap: Bulls 110, Raptors 93

I’ve never felt so bummed after a team I’m rooting for just won in a blowout. As many of you already know, Joakim Noah is scheduled to have surgery this morning. The procedure will repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, which means a lengthy vacation for Noah. In NBA terms. And Chicago fans thought […]

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Joakim Noah has an injured hand

According to ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is expected to play Wednesday against the Toronto Raptors despite ongoing issues with his right hand. The Bulls are concerned there may be ligament damage in his right thumb, according to sources familiar with the situation. Bulls general manager Gar Forman told before Wednesday […]

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Game 23 Recap: Bulls 92, Pacers 73

This was one of those classic “the final score doesn’t tell the whole story” games. Danny Granger — Indiana’s best player — didn’t play because of a sprained ankle. The Bulls started out on fire, building a 25-8 lead in the first quarter. At that point, it looked like the Pacers were going to get […]

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Taj Gibson: More foot problems

Last season, it was plantar fasciitis in both feet. This season, Taj Gibson apparently has a pinched nerve in his right foot. According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: “Taj Gibson didn’t practice Sunday after suffering what he called a pinched nerve in his right foot. Gibson suffered the injury during slide drills at […]

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The official Carlos Boozer update

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, it appears we can expect Boozer to “return to game action” by  early- to mid-December. In theory. If the Bulls are lucky. Of course, it’s November 22 already and Boozer hasn’t even been participating in full-contact practices (although he has been doing some non-contact work). As of Friday, […]

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Kyle Korver update

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweeted: “Korver has a simple bone bruise in right knee and participated in portions of Tuesday’s shootaround. Is gametime decision vs. Rockets.” And relief washes over me in an awesome wave.

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Derrick Rose has turf toe

According to’s Nick Friedell: “Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose revealed after practice Tuesday that he has been dealing with turf toe in his left big toe since last season. Rose believes the injury happened some time during last season’s playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers.” Derrick isn’t expected to miss any time. Thankfully. Said Rose: […]

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That was fast: Carlos Boozer is already injured

Let the chorus of “I told you so’s” begin: Carlos Boozer is on the shelf for approximately eight weeks due to a fracture of the fifth metacarpal on his right hand. It will require surgery to repair and rebab to make right. Booz hasn’t even played a preseason game yet. The injury didn’t happen during […]

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Bulls limping toward the end

Amid speculation that coach Vinny Del Negro could be standing in an unemployment line as early as tomorrow — said Joakim Noah: “How about we just focus on the game tomorrow and see what happens. When the season’s over, you’ll figure it out.” — the Bulls are hobbling into what may be their final game […]

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