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Derrick Rose is now tweeting

Derrick Rose (via his Facebook page)  writes: What’s up everyone? I’ve seen a lot of you ask me to start a Twitter account, so I decided to give it a try to let you all follow my journey back to the court. Make sure to check me out @drose. Here’s the direct link to his […]

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Derrick Rose (finally) speaks

On April 28, Derrick Rose tore the ACL in his left knee during Game 1 of the Bulls’ first-round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. On May 12, he had surgery to repair the damage to that knee. Since then, there have been status updates from Bulls team physician Dr. Brian Cole (who performed the […]

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Yesterday was a rough day for Derrick Rose

Talk about days you’d rather forget. First Derrick Rose was fined $25,000 for criticizing officials after Monday’s win over the Knicks and then he was involved in a minor car accident. The good news is that Derrick is okay…even if his wallet is not. From ESPNChicago: Illinois State police say Rose was headed south on the […]

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Should Luol Deng be an All-Star?

The short answer: No. Now, before I get to my long answer, let me make it clear that I love Luol Deng as a basketball player and readily acknowledge that he is an indispensable member of the Bulls. That said, I can’t see any legitimate argument for adding him to the Eastern Conference All-Star team. […]

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Health Status: Deng and Rose

After a two-week layoff due to a torn ligament in his left wrist, Luol Deng returned to the Bulls lineup Saturday night in Milwaukee. Cue the sighs of relief. Deng logged a game-high 41 minutes — of course — and finished with 21 points and 9 rebounds in a 113-90 win over the Bucks. It’s a […]

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Joakim Noah’s slow start may be over

Joakim Noah hasn’t looked much like Joakim Noah this season. Last season, Jo looked like he was on his way to the All-Star Game. During 13 games in November, he averaged 15.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists while shooting 53 percent from the field. Noah had even unveiled a couple new weapons: an admittedly […]

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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, […]

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The words of Richard Hamilton

Rip has spoken: “I’m coming to do whatever the coach and the organization want me to do. If they want me to come in and play 20 minutes, I’m going to do that. If they want me to play 30 I’ll do that. “Whatever the team needs, whatever the team needs, man, because the biggest […]

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