Category: Derrick Rose

Brook Lopez: Our Shots Just Didn’t Fall in Game 2; the Bulls Play Motivated Without Derrick Rose

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Chicago Bulls responded from an embarrassing Game 1 performance to defeat the Brooklyn Nets, 90-82, on Monday. Joakim Noah has been giving the Nets all sorts of trouble in the paint despite a right foot injury. Brook Lopez can attest to that. The Nets center doesn't believe his team had ...

Tom Thibodeau On the Status of Derrick Rose: “To Me Nothing Has Really Changed”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Chicago Bulls have been forced to play the first 52 games of the season without star point guard Derrick Rose. The former NBA MVP is still recovering from a torn ACL suffered in last year's first round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. While he continues to take the ...

Adrian Peterson Has Advice for Derrick Rose and Expresses Surprise over Lovie Smith’s Firing

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Adrian Peterson knows what Derrick Rose is going through. Rose is battling back from an ACL tear just like the one that Peterson recovered from so quickly last year. Peterson might be the MVP only a year after wrecking his knee, and he believes Rose can do the exact same ...

Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls Motivated To Succeed Without Derrick Rose

Monday, October 29th, 2012

It's hard to know exactly what to expect from the Chicago Bulls this season as they'll be without superstar Derrick Rose for most, if not all, of the season. His exact return isn't known, and that's leading folks to "sleep on the Bulls" as Joakim Noah puts it in the ...

Phil Jackson Believes LeBron James Has All The Physical Attributes To Be Better Than Michael Jordan, Speaks On Becoming An NBA GM

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The last time we heard from Phil Jackson, he was speaking to HBO Real Sports in June from his home in Montana about retired life. Jackson appeared on ESPN Chicago with Waddle and Silvy this past week to discuss all the hot topics as the NBA preseason is set to ...

Tom Thibodeau Gets Four-Year Extension And Believes There’s A Good Chance Derrick Rose Will Return Before Regular Season Ends

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Chicago Bulls fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Tom Thibodeau has received a four-year contract extension. The Bulls head coach is now signed through 2016-17 and will now look to restore faith in his team that will be without star point guard Derrick Rose. Rose, who tore his ACL in ...

As Injuries Pile for Team USA, Jerry Colangelo Insists “We’re Not Going to Miss a Beat”

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Injuries are starting to mount for the Team USA basketball program. The group already knew it was going to be without star guards Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade as well as big man Dwight Howard. Last week they got the news that Chris Bosh, who missed time in the playoffs ...

Tom Thibodeau Remains Disappointed By Short Playoff Stint, But Not By Season Overall

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

After a few days to think about an early playoff exit against the eighth-seeded Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau remained disappointed by the end of the season. As for the season in general, he has no complaints. The Bulls earned the top seed in the East but saw ...

Derrick Rose Hints That He Doesn’t Want to Have a Hand in Roster Decisions for the Bulls

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

There are a lot of reasons to admire a superstar player like Derrick Rose. Of course on the court he has a combination of speed and athleticism that is really unmatched at the point guard spot. Not to mention Rose has improved his game every single year and adds something ...

Tom Thibodeau: “We feel that we have more than enough to win with regardless of who may be in or out”

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

In a season where the NBA schedule is condensed and there has been shaky play at times, the Chicago Bulls are realizing just how important depth is in the regular season. After losing in the Eastern Conference Finals a season ago, the Bulls went out and boosted their team even ...