Carlos Boozer RUMORS & NEWS

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Plenty of teams with salary cap space, but two early favorites to make bids on Carlos Boozer: Charlotte and Atlanta.

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    Sam Smith @SamSmithHoops

    Bulls say goodbye to Carlos Boozer. Have used amnesty provision. Teams will be able bid for him.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Unless Bulls have salary-cap trick no can see right now, looks like they will be forced to amnesty Carlos Boozer by Wednesday's deadline

  • Bulls Hope To Acquire Gasol In Sign-And-Trade For Boozer

    Real GM Basketball "Sources indicate that the Chicago Bulls hope to pursue a sign-and-trade with the Los Angeles Lakers involving Pau Gasol and the expiring contract of Carlos Boozer. The window to use the amnesty provision on Boozer officially started on Wednesday night. By trading Boozer in a deal for Gasol,..." July 10

  • Carlos Boozer’s time with Bulls all but over

    Chicago Sun-Times "Officially, the Bulls still have several weeks to decide if they want to invoke the amnesty provision for Carlos Boozer. But they don’t need it. A source said Wednesday that Boozer’s departure is a “done deal,” adding that Boozer’s camp already has been informed. There haven’t been any..." July 03

  • Bulls Likely To Attempt To Trade Carlos Boozer

    Hoops Rumors "Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf opposes the idea of using the amnesty provision to remove Carlos Boozer from the team’s books, as Marc Stein of ESPN.com hears, adding that sources tell him that Chicago will make a strong push to trade Boozer instead. Boozer is set to enter the final year of his..." April 30

  • Carlos Boozer says he's 'adjusted' to fewer minutes with Bulls

    CBSSports.com "Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer has seen his minutes slip this season. First it was seeing his fourth quarter minutes dip as Tom Thibodeau elected to go with Taj Gibson, something he's done over the years due to Gibson's defense. But the Chicago Tribue notes that Wednesday, Boozer played just..." April 10

  • Boozer reportedly told he won't be traded

    Blog-A-Bull "The Bulls game was on TNT last night, which meant Craig Sager was on hand to give a report. This is actually usually pretty interesting stuff: we've seen instances in the past where Sager broke some Rose news, and before that the infamous VDN-Paxson tie-grabbing incident. I'm guessing that players..." February 14

  • Carlos Boozer hopes to return to action Thursday

    Chicago Tribune "As of late Wednesday, Carlos Boozer said he plans to return from missing three games with a sore left calf in Thursday's final game before the All-Star break against the Nets. If he does, coach Tom Thibodeau said Boozer will do so as the starting power forward. "Yeah," Thibodeau said..." February 13

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    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    Thibodeau says Boozer will play and start vs. @BrooklynNets tonight. #BKNvsCHI

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Boozer didn't do much in shootaround, is gametime decision vs. Hawks.

  • Carlos Boozer 'day to day' as Bulls prepare for Lakers

    CSN Chicago "After suffering a bizarre pregame injury before Thursday night’s loss at Golden State, Carlos Boozer’s status is “day to day,” according to Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. “Not sure yet. Still a little sore (Friday). So we’ll see,” the coach said before the team’s afternoon practice Saturday at..." February 09

  • Bulls GM Gar Forman on Boozer: I'm disappointed

    CSN Chicago "Shortly into the second half of the Bulls' loss to the Kings Monday night, Carlos Boozer's comments were all but forgotten. But before Joakim Noah's emotional outburst at the officials and the Bulls' inability to keep their cool, Boozer's gripes about playing time dominated headlines. The..." February 04

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    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    At shootaround, Thibodeau says Boozer (left calf) will play while Hinrich (right hamstring) is out vs. Clippers. #LACvsCHI

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    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    Hinrich (right hamstring) is not with the team, while Boozer (left calf) is out tonight. vs. Cavaliers. #CHIvsCLE

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Boozer will play vs. Magic.

  • Bulls' Carlos Boozer returning Friday

    ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer will play Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks after missing the last two games because of a sore knee. "I feel great," Boozer said after Friday's shootaround. "I'm going to play. I feel terrific. It ended up just being a bruise in a couple different..." January 10

  • Bulls plan to trade Deng, use amnesty provision on Boozer

    CBSSports.com "The New York Daily News reports of something that's been of great dispute this season and in years past. The report indicates the Bulls plan to trade Luol Deng, but more importantly, plan to use the amnesty provision they've kept since the 2011 CBA ratification to waive Carlos Boozer. The..." January 06

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    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    Per Thibodeau, Boozer tweaked his knee Thursday vs. Boston. MRI was negative. "We're hopeful it's nothing serious," he said. #ATLvsCHI

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  • Bulls Will Not Be Amnestying Carlos Boozer This Summer

    Pippen Ain't Easy "As has been the case each of the last two offseasons, one of the biggest questions facing the Chicago Bulls is what to do with Carlos Boozer? Ever since the lockout ended in November 2011, and the new CBA included the amnesty clause — giving teams the ability to wipe one player off their cap and..." June 23

  • Boozer dominates Wizards, helps Bulls grab 5th seed

    CSN Chicago "With the fifth seed hanging in the balance, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau--as is the case whether game No. one or 82—was playing for the win, not focusing any of his attention towards the progress of what the Atlanta Hawks were doing, nor who they would be matching up against in the first round of the..." April 18

  • Bulls appreciate Boozer's strong play

    Chicago Tribune "With seven double-doubles in his last nine games, Carlos Boozer has helped keep the Bulls relevant with starters Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Richard Hamilton out. Boozer's strong play hasn't gone unnoticed. "Other than the first month of his first year, he has been very durable,'' coach..." April 06

  • Boozer, Robinson dominant in the clutch

    CSN Chicago "For close observers of the Bulls, their trademark resiliency in Thursday night’s 92-90 victory over the Nets at the Barclays Center shouldn’t be surprising. Neither should Carlos Boozer’s monster performance. The chorus of critics maligning the veteran power forward has quieted as of late..." April 05

  • Bulls beat Timberwolves 104-97 behind Robinson, Boozer

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "As has happened so often this long season, the Timberwolves followed an encouraging step forward with a dramatic step back. And so it was Sunday at Target Center. Two days after returning from Phoenix with their biggest victory of the season, the Wolves were beaten 104-97 by Chicago. Or was..." March 25

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    Chris Broussard @

    I'm told Bulls definitely not moving Boozer & unlikely to do anything

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    Vincent Ellis @

    Mildly surprised when I just asked league guy most likely to be moved: Expected Smith, but he answered Carlos Boozer. #Bulls #Pistons

  • Carlos Boozer sparks Chicago’s rally vs. Utah

    Salt Lake Tribune "Chicago’s Carlos Boozer improved to 4-0 against his former team Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Boozer, the ex-Jazz All-Star, scored 11 of his 19 points in the final 4:58 to help the Bulls rally past Utah. Chicago’s 93-89 victory was its fourth straight since acquiring Boozer in a..." February 09

  • There are reasons the Bulls should keep Carlos Boozer

    Chicago Sun-Times "It’s not easy being a Carlos Boozer apologist. Forget he’s a Dukie and the free-agent fiasco in Cleveland after the 2003-04 season. Ignore the moments he comes across as somewhat fraudulent in interviews and his allergic reaction to playing consistently intense defense at a high..." February 09

  • Carlos Boozer haunts old team, leads Bulls past Jazz

    Chicago Sun-Times "Carlos Boozer is one of the most productive players in Jazz history, but he was booed when introduced Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena. He was booed whenever he touched the ball. Boozer seems destined to have a complicated legacy regardless of where he plays. It makes you wonder how he..." February 09

  • Bulls, Raptors explore Boozer-Bargnani trade

    Chicago Tribune "The Bulls and Raptors engaged in trade talks centered on Carlos Boozer and Andrea Bargnani over a week ago, according to two league sources. ESPN.com's Marc Stein first reported the talks, which a source told the Tribune were initiated by the Bulls and initially dismissed because of the..." February 08

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    Marc Stein @

    Just going online: ESPN sources say Bulls & Raptors have had exploratory talks on potential trade featuring Carlos Boozer & Andrea Bargnani

  • Boozer may return tonight, Noah likely out until Thursday

    Blog-A-Bull "I like this strategy when it comes to covering shootaround: dismiss Thibs as the annoying liar he is, and go right to the players. So per KC Johnson, though both players are 'gametime decisions' for tonight's make-up game in Indiana, Carlos Boozer is the one more likely to play tonight, whereas..." February 04

  • Carlos Boozer says sore hamstring is getting better quickly

    Chicago Sun-Times "Hamstring injuries routinely go from day-to-day to week-to-week. But Carlos Boozer doesn't believe that will be the case with his sore hamstring, which kept him out of his second consecutive game Friday night. ''It shouldn't be more than a couple more days,'' Boozer said before the Bulls' game..." February 02

  • Bulls Without Hinrich, Noah, Boozer Friday Night

    Chicago Tribune "Carlos Boozer won't play Friday night in Brooklyn because of a right hamstring that he said is "sore and stiff." Joakim Noah is out with plantar fasciitis. Kirk Hinrich definitely won't play at the brand-new Barclays Center. He returned to Chicago to have his right elbow examined..." February 01

  • Bulls' Boozer feeling great, playing great

    Chicago Tribune "Before a recent home game, Bulls vice president of basketball operations John Paxson approached Carlos Boozer and talked to him ex-player to player, not executive to employee. "He was like, 'Booz, I want to tell you: You come every day and bring your hard hat. You work your butt off in..." January 28

  • Is Boozer's solid stretch putting him in All-Star consideration?

    CSN Chicago ""The guy has done this," Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau insisted Wednesday night, in the bowels of Toronto's Air Canada Centre, before injecting a dose of sarcasm into his response. "There are tapes of what he's done." Thibodeau was talking about Carlos Boozer, who scored 36 points, his..." January 18

  • Touching moments for Boozer

    Chicago Tribune "Carlos Boozer has said his long-standing tradition of asking officials to touch the ball during free throw situations stems from his youth basketball days. What started as a half-joking request because big men didn't get enough touches has turned into a serious, calming..." January 16

  • Cutting Carlos Boozer A Break

    Blog-A-Bull "Here's something I bet you don't know, can't remember, or ever cared to learn about Carlos Boozer. He's a second round draft pick. That's right. The two-time All-Star was selected by Cleveland with the 34th overall pick in 2002, entering the league from Duke without a guaranteed roster spot. He..." January 10

  • Bulls' Boozer off to fast start on his resolution

    Daily Herald Tribune "Warm weather and home cooking seemed to be an ideal combination for Carlos Boozer this week. In victories over Miami and Orlando, the veteran power forward averaged 29 points, 11.5 rebounds and shot 64 percent from the field. Boozer's permanent residence is in Miami, and he often jets back..." January 06

  • Gibson, Boozer rise to the occasion

    CSN Chicago "It's admittedly been an up-and-down season for Taj Gibson, whose dealt with a lingering ankle injury, his own inconsistent play and a contract extension right at the deadline, coinciding with the beginning of the campaign. For Carlos Boozer, he's almost been a forgotten man, even on a team without..." January 03

  • Boozer giving Bulls a big boost

    Chicago Tribune "Ask Carlos Boozer how comfortable he's feeling offensively and you'll hear an answer that's as efficient as his game these days. "I'm just hoopin', man," Boozer said. That he is. Boozer's 21 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday in a 100-89 victory over the Celtics continued a strong December..." December 20

  • Boozer has monster night in Bulls' 93-86 victory

    Chicago Tribune "The rotation remains in flux. The bench continues to disappoint. Turnovers and defense are still problem areas. But at least the losing ways stopped for one game. Carlos Boozer capped his monster night by dunking home Joakim Noah's miss with 29.8 seconds remaining and the Bulls hung on to..." November 25

  • Through ups, downs, Boozer keeps an even keel

    Chicago Tribune "Carlos Boozer entered the NBA flush from team and individual success, a national championship and All-America honors at Duke in his rearview mirror. Then he was drafted by the Cavaliers, who won 17 games in 2002-03 and 35 the next season with rookie LeBron James. So this recent offensive..." November 16

  • Boozer key to igniting scoring

    Chicago Tribune "Carlos Boozer is averaging 24 points and 10.5 rebounds in his last two exhibitions and missed posting three straight double-doubles by one rebound. His perspective on the preseason is as spot-on as his production. "The biggest thing about this time is we're trying to figure out ways to win..." October 25

  • Carlos Boozer makes presence felt in Bulls preseason

    SB Nation Chicago "Carlos Boozer will be counted on a lot in Derrick Rose's absence. More than that, he's always been a player that the fanbase wanted to see step up in a big way. On Friday against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Boozer definitely made his presence felt, even if it was only the preseason. Boozer had..." October 22

  • Boozer at top of all-around game

    Chicago Tribune "The story is always the same for Carlos Boozer. Big scoring night or small, "Booz" from the crowd or boos, the veteran forward judges his night by one result: Did he help his team win? It's why Boozer considered his 24-point performance in the Bulls' 92-81 defeat of the Timberwolves on..." October 20

  • Is Carlos Boozer due for a more noticeable decline this year?

    Blog-A-Bull "If you've been paying attention this training camp (and I don't blame you if you haven't), I'm pretty worried about Carlos Boozer. Not just in the usual, obvious, "he stinks on defense, and he'll disappear in the playoffs" kind of worried, but that he won't even have regular-season-success on..." October 16

  • Carlos Boozer longs for banner that would silence fickle Bulls fans

    Chicago Sun-Times "There is a place where Carlos Boozer could find redemption. A place he could find some sort of atonement. The Bulls power forward slowly raised his tattooed right arm upward, pointing his finger into the darkness of the United Center rafters. "Right up there,'' Boozer insisted on Monday...." October 10

  • Carlos Boozer longs for banner that would silence fickle Bulls fans

    Chicago Sun-Times "There is a place where Carlos Boozer could find redemption. A place he could find some sort of atonement. The Bulls power forward slowly raised his tattooed right arm upward, pointing his finger into the darkness of the United Center rafters. "Right up there,'' Boozer insisted on Monday...." October 09