Bulls Rumors & News

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Thibodeau says he expects Rose to practice tomorrow and play Friday. Said staff expected him to have 'soreness' after last Saturday.

  • USA's Rose plans to play Friday against Puerto Rico

    SI.com "Derrick Rose told reporters Wednesday that he will play in Team USA's scrimmage Friday night against Puerto Rico. "Just trying to protect myself, just knowing that this is a long, long schedule and this is the most basketball I'll be playing in two years," Rose said. "So I'm just going in,..." August 21

  • Bulls' Mirotic will be an above-average player

    CSN Chicago "After five years with Real Madrid, European forward Nikola Mirotic joined the Bulls on a three-year, $17 million contract earlier this offseason. Mirotic, who was drafted by the Bulls in the first-round of the 2011 NBA Draft, comes to Chicago with some serious accolades. He was a two-time..." August 20

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Derrick Rose participated in Team USA's shootaround this AM at MSG. Moved well, I'm told, and still on course to play vs. Dominican Republic

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    Sam Smith @SamSmithHoops

    Derrick Rose out of USA practice Tuesday after Monday rest. Makes sense with heavy schedule ahead. No big issues. Expected to play Wednesday

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    No Derrick Rose in this Team USA practice on ESPN2. "Planned light day" and knees in ice for D-Rose after his United Center return SAT night

  • Fans salute Derrick Rose, U.S. in win

    ESPN.com "Derrick Rose could feel the tension inside the United Center every time he touched the ball during Team USA's 95-78 exhibition win over Brazil on Saturday night. The former MVP understands why. Saturday marked Rose's first game appearance in his home arena since tearing the medial meniscus..." August 17

  • Derrick Rose: 'My game is totally different'

    ESPN.com "Mike Krzyzewski chuckled Friday when the topic of Derrick Rose's "role" on Team USA came up. With Paul George out of commission because of a gruesome leg injury and Kevin Durant leaving the team, Rose is expected to have more offensive responsibilities for Team USA as it gets set to face off..." August 17

  • Jim Boeheim defends Carmelo's decision of Knicks over Bulls

    CSN Chicago "Jim Boeheim said at Friday's Team USA practice that he believes Carmelo Anthony's decision to choose the Knicks over the Bulls in free agency was solely because of his love of New York. "It was a decision he had to make and I think he just loved New York, I really do," he said. "I don't think..." August 16

  • Rose Has No Second Thoughts About Playing For Team USA

    CBSChicago.com "Bulls guard Derrick Rose didn’t see Pacers forward Paul George’s gruesome broken leg happen live two weeks ago during Team USA’s scrimmage in Las Vegas, and he’s avoided watching any replays of it since. Having suffered two devastating knee injuries himself that wiped away seasons, Rose is full..." August 16

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    Scott Petrak ct @ScottPetrak

    #Browns rookie Pierre Desir has knee injury. Wasn't on field today.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    While Coach K wouldn't reveal the starters,a source said Derrick Rose, Stephen Curry, James Harden & Anthony Davis likely vs Brazil w/1 TBD.

  • E'Twaun Moore to sign with Chicago Bulls, according to report

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "Citing "sources," Sports Talk Florida reporter Mary Stevens writes former Orlando Magic combo guard E`Twaun Moore will continue his NBA career with the Chicago Bulls. He is expected to sign there "in the next few days." Prior reports from other outlets indicated that Moore was set to sign with..." August 14

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener

    CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

  • Carmelo Anthony, Knicks set to open NBA season against Bulls: source

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony, who nearly jumped ship to join the Chicago Bulls in July, won’t have to wait long to see Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Tom Thibodeau again. According to a source, the Knicks are tentatively scheduled to open the 2014-15 season at home against the Bulls. The News reported last..." August 13

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    Brett Pollakoff @BrettEP

    Not sure if this has been out there, but radio in Chicago just said Bulls will host Lakers on Christmas Day.

  • Bulls: Fellow rookies high on Doug McDermott's NBA potential

    CSN Chicago "Doug McDermott's fellow 2014 NBA draft class believes the Creighton sharpshooter is going to be a real talent in the Association. At the Rookie Photo Shoot last week in New York City, NBA.com polled 38 first-year players on eight different questions about this year's talented class. Thirty-nine..." August 07

  • Bulls' Reinsdorf moving on after Rose report

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said Sunday he is ready to "move on" after issuing a strong rebuke last week to a Chicago Sun-Times story that reported "tension" between point guard Derrick Rose and the team. Speaking Sunday to co-hosts Bruce Levine and Barry Rozner on WSCR-AM (670),..." August 05

  • Derrick Rose: No problem with Bulls

    ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says there is no problem between himself and the organization after he acknowledged Thursday that there is lingering tension between some members of his inner circle and members of the team's front office. "It's funny just hearing so many stories about what's..." August 03

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    Sam Smith @SamSmithHoops

    Good Rose isn't in casinos: Where are you on scale of 1 to 10? "11. I think that I’m back. I’m not worried about my knee anymore."

  • Derrick Rose discusses growing tension with Bulls — exclusive

    Chicago Sun-Times "This wasn’t going to end well. Not for the Bulls and not for Derrick Rose. It still possibly won’t. But for the first time in his career, the star point guard from Englewood who has three years left on his contract seems ready to accept the responsibility of making sure the rocky..." August 01

  • Coach K on Rose: “Derrick’s played great, not good, and hasn’t held anything back”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Three days into Team USA training camp for the World Cup and the reviews are coming in on Derrick Rose — and they are glowing. “Derrick’s played great, not good, and hasn’t held anything back,” coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “He’s playing well,” fellow Chicagoan Anthony Davis added. “He’s..." July 31

  • Love for McDermott? Bulls rookie waits out trade rumors

    Chicago Sun-Times "Bulls rookie Doug McDermott admitted on Tuesday that he was close to settling on a place in Chicago. And yes, he’s likely renting rather than buying. Smart decision. While the Kevin Love-Bulls trade rumors have seemingly quieted down to an almost complete silence, according to a source, the..." July 29

  • Boeheim calls Rose 'most impressive' player

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose continued to open eyes Tuesday in Team USA's training camp as he makes his way back from a torn meniscus in his right knee that cost him all but 10 games last season. Rose, who has played in just 49 games over the last three seasons because of various..." July 29

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    Sun-Times Basketball @suntimes_hoops

    .... There have been NO guarantees made to Pau Gasol that he will start.

  • Derrick Rose won't recover from injury in 1 day

    SB Nation "Derrick Rose has played in 10 games over the last two NBA seasons, and just 50 since winning the MVP in the 2010-11 season while taking the Chicago Bulls to the Eastern Conference Finals. Meanwhile, the Miami Heat, the Bulls' chief rival the past few seasons, participated in 66 postseason games..." July 29

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    DRose, on how close he is to being himself: "I’m there, man. I’m not worried about that. My confidence is very high."

  • 24d
    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Doug McDermott said the minor left foot injury that sidelined him for last summer-league game is fine. He scrimmaged against Team USA today.

  • 25d
    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    USA Basketball announces that Select Team member Jimmy Butler (slightly strained groin injury) won't participate in the Vegas training camp.

  • Noah (knee) 'ready' to go for training camp

    ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah says he will be "ready" for training camp as he continues rehabbing from arthroscopic left knee surgery. "I feel pretty good," Noah told ESPNChicago.com on Sunday during a promotional event for Adidas. "Obviously I have a ways to go, but I'm excited. When I see..." July 28

  • Derrick Rose Plans to Make Doubters Eat Their Words

    SLAM Online "Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose is in Las Vegas to try out for Team USA ahead of the World Cup of hoops in Spain next month. During the unveiling of a pair of adidas signature kicks this weekend (the D Rose 5 and Crazylight Boost), the 25-year old Rose spoke with confidence about..." July 28

  • Bulls' Rose ready for USA Basketball

    Chicago Tribune "Everyone associated with Derrick Rose’s second straight serious knee rehabilitation has said the process has gone smoothly. Now, it’s finally time to publicly see the results. Rose on Monday will be one of 19 players at USA Basketball’s five-day minicamp in Las Vegas. The week begins the..." July 28

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Noah said his knee is "great" and the Bulls' offseason changes "make you want to work hard and be ready as possible for the season."

  • Wolves, Bulls ganging up on Cavs to weaken Cleveland's supporting cast?

    CBSSports.com "Turns out we've been looking at this Kevin Love deal all wrong, because to date we've been looking mostly at the Cleveland Cavaliers -- the team that would have to part with rookie Andrew Wiggins to get Love. Should the Cavs trade Wiggins? Should they not? That's been the debate and focus, but..." July 25

  • MJ's $33M contract goes to auction

    ESPN.com "The Chicago Bulls' original copy of Michael Jordan's $33 million contract -- the most valuable single-season contract in NBA history -- has hit the auction block. The contract, which Jordan signed for the 1997-98 season, was his last with the Bulls. That season culminated in a sixth..." July 25

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    Cody Westerlund @CodyWesterlund

    #Bulls GM Gar Forman on Doug McDermott, who's joined trade rumor mill: "We think he's going to be a fit with this team in the long term."

  • Bulls' Gibson ignores trade rumors

    Chicago Tribune "Each time Taj Gibson works out at the Berto Center, team officials tell him not to focus on trade rumors involving his name. That said, they’re not stopping. And Wednesday brought another round as the Bulls continue talking with the Timberwolves about Kevin Love. “It’s tough, but it’s part..." July 24

  • Bulls' original $33M Jordan contract on auction block

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bulls' original copy of Michael Jordan's $33 million contract -- the most valuable single-season contract in NBA history -- has hit the auction block. The contract, which Jordan signed for the 1997-98 season, was his last with the Bulls. That season culminated in a sixth..." July 24

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Taj Gibson "loves" the Pau Gasol addition and said he was never told he would start and has no problem coming off bench.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Several fresh calls on Jameer Nelson today, dialogue ongoing, sources tell RealGM. Bulls were solid suitor before PG signings, source says.

  • Aaron Brooks officially joins Bulls

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bulls officially announced the signing of veteran combo guard Aaron Brooks on Tuesday. "We're excited to add a player as experienced and talented as Aaron to our group," Bulls GM Gar Forman said in a statement. Brooks split time last season between the Denver Nuggets and the..." July 23

  • Bulls' new depth, firepower gives Thibodeau plenty to work with

    CSN Chicago "It’s a brand-new day in Chicago, one that features a Bulls team with a plethora of outside shooting, all kinds of lineup versatility, tremendous size and most importantly, depth. The newest round of Kevin Love trade rumors notwithstanding—seemingly improbable after adding veteran big man Pau..." July 23

  • Bulls have offered Gibson, McDermott and Mirotic for Love

    Sheridan Hoops "The Chicago Bulls have offered a package of Taj Gibson and rookies Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic to the Minnesota Timberwolves for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a league source told SheridanHoops.com on Wednesday. The package is extremely intriguing to the Timberwolves, but there is a catch;..." July 23

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Bulls sign first-round pick McDermott

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bulls signed first-round draft pick Doug McDermott to a contract on Tuesday. "We're very excited about the addition of Doug," Bulls general manager Gar Forman said in a statement. "We love the versatility of his game and his ability to shoot. He's a fit for our team and..." July 23

  • Bulls making push for Kevin Love

    ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com the Cavs are increasingly optimistic that they are..." July 22

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Bulls re-sign Kirk Hinrich

    NBA.com "The Chicago Bulls announced today the team has re-signed guard Kirk Hinrich. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. “Kirk has always been a big part of creating the professional culture we want day in, day out surrounding our club,” said Chicago Bulls..." July 21

  • No Carmelo, so Bulls get versatile

    ESPN Chicago "Pau Gasol didn't pick the Chicago Bulls for the money. He certainly didn't pick the Bulls for the winter weather. Gasol, the Spanish post player with two Finals rings, is a Bull, he says, because they have a very good chance to win the NBA title next season. "Money obviously wasn't the..." July 21

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    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    In a precautionary move Doug McDermott is out tonight with a minor left foot injury. #NBASummerLeague