Bulls Rumors & News

  • Updated NBA season win totals released

    Covers.com "The Westgate LV SuperBook released its updated list of 2014-15 NBA regular season win totals on Monday with LeBron James and his new-look Cavaliers topping the list. Here's a look at the odds for every team at the book: HAWKS 40.5 CELTICS 26.5 NETS..." October 01

  • Butler hopeful Bulls extension comes soon

    ESPN Chicago "Jimmy Butler is hoping to stay in Chicago. The swingman made that clear after Tuesday's first practice as the Bulls' front office and Butler's agent, Happy Walters, continue to try to hammer out an extension before the Oct. 31 deadline. "I want to be here," Butler said. "I think the Bulls..." October 01

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    Sam Smith @SamSmithHoops

    Thibs on Noah, Pau and Taj playing together: "The jumbo lineup? We tried that last year. I don’t see that working in today’s NBA."

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Thibs says he expects Rose to play without restrictions. Says Bulls will monitor how he's feeling, but says he needs to play through rust.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    The Chicago Bulls have signed free agent center Solomon Jones to a one-year, veteran-minimum deal, league source tells RealGM.

  • Derrick Rose to donate $1 million to Chicago charity

    Sporting News "Derrick Rose is giving back to his hometown in a big way. The Bulls' MVP point guard is donating $1 million to a Chicago charity that, among other things, helps set up apprenticeships for teenagers, the Chicago Tribune reports. The donation to After School Matters was announced Tuesday night..." September 24

  • Nazr Mohammed re-signs with Bulls

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Bulls have re-signed center Nazr Mohammed, the team announced today. Last season with the Bulls, Mohammed played in 80 games, averaging 1.6 ppg and 2.2 rpg in 7.0 mpg. He also appeared in two of Chicago’s five playoff contests. The Bulls now have 14 players under contract for the 2014-15..." September 23

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    Taj Gibson @TajGibson22

    I like coming off the bench tho!!! Starting or coming of the bench really doesn't matter. Please miss me with the drama #SeeRed #BullsNation

  • Taj Gibson remains underrated, crucial to success

    CSN Chicago "Coming off a breakout offensive season in which he was arguably the Bulls’ most reliable scoring option (certainly in the post) and the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year runner-up (and probably should have won the award), it seemed as if not only Taj Gibson would return to the starting lineup on a..." September 18

  • Can Joakim Noah repeat as Defensive POY?

    CSN Chicago "Though the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award has been around since 1983 (32 seasons), the award has been won by just 19 players. Eight times a player has earned back-to-back DPOY awards (Ben Wallace did it on two occasions), while both Wallace and Dikembe Mutumbo have won the award four..." September 18

  • Bulls have spoken with free agent center Ryan Hollins

    CSN Chicago "Ryan Hollins said Monday that the Bulls were one of a handful of teams that have reached out to him in the final weeks of free agency. Speaking on SiriusXM NBA Radio, the free agent center listed the Bulls, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, among others, as..." September 17

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Free agent E'Twaun Moore has signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Bulls, league source tells RealGM. First year's 50 percent guaranteed.

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Thibs on Rose: "Physically he’s great. Mentally he’s great. We had 5 games in 6 days. He handled that. There was a lot that was real good."

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Rose said he's in best shape ever B4 camp: "I accomplished everything I wanted to accomplish but win this championship. That’s tomorrow."

  • Rose on his shot: 'Hell no, I'm not worried'

    Chicago Tribune "Team USA will vie for its fourth straight international gold medal Sunday after its 96-68 demolition of Lithuania on Thursday night at Palau Sant Jordi. The opponent in the FIBA World Cup final will be France or Serbia. And this makes Kenneth Faried sad. "I'm disappointed because I wanted to..." September 12

  • Bulls reach out to Ray Allen's reps

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bulls have touched base with the representatives of veteran shooting guard Ray Allen, a league source confirmed Monday. The Bulls are one of several teams interested in Allen. The Bulls have had an active offseason, adding free agents Pau Gasol and Aaron Brooks, rookie Doug..." September 09

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Free agent center @TheRyanHollins met with the Heat on Friday, sources tell Yahoo Sports. Kings, Bulls & Spurs also have interest in Hollins

  • Coach K tells media to stop asking Derrick Rose how he's feeling

    USA Today "Mike Krzyzewski is an elite basketball coach, which is a good thing for his career prospects considering what we learned about him following Team USA practice Friday: he wouldn't be much of a sports reporter. When the team's venerable leader from Duke was asked about the health of Derrick Rose..." September 06

  • Bulls fans shouldn't panic over Rose's World Cup play

    CSN Chicago "OK, I know what you’re thinking. Derrick Rose went 1-for-6 from the field against New Zealand! He’s got seven turnovers in three games and has been relegated to a clear back-up role behind Cavs’ All-Star Kyrie Irving! My advice, relax, Derrick will be just fine. Rose’s lack of numbers so far..." September 04

  • Derrick Rose ‘fine’ with coming off the bench for Team USA

    Pro Basketball Talk "Heading into the FIBA World Cup this summer, the most interesting storyline for Team USA was the return of Derrick Rose. Rose had played just 10 games in total over his last two NBA seasons due to injury, and this was going to be his first time back on the court in competitive play since..." September 02

  • Rose 'feeling good' after FIBA back-to-back

    ESPN.com "Derrick Rose quietly reached a milestone here Sunday night when he came off the bench in an otherwise forgettable first half for Team USA against Turkey. Rose's entrance into the game marked the first time the Chicago Bulls star played in the second half of a back-to-back set since Nov. 22,..." September 01

  • Pacquiao expressing interest in Metta World Peace for his new Filipino team

    ESPN.com "Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball. Pacquiao has become player/coach of the newly formed Kia Sorentos in the Philippine Basketball Association, adding to his other..." August 30

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    DRose will back up Kyrie Irving vs. Finland. "I'm feeling good right now," Bulls star says. Likens 5 games in 6 days to "AAU-type schedule"

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    DRose will back up Kyrie Irving vs. Finland. "I'm feeling good right now," Bulls star says. Likens 5 games in 6 days to "AAU-type schedule"

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

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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.