A sports editor for CBSChicago.com and 670TheScore.com, Cody Westerlund also covers the Bulls. Prior to coming on board in January 2014, he previously had covered college and high school sports in the Champaign, Ill., and Ames, Iowa areas. Westerlund graduated from the University of Illinois in 2010 and lives on the North Side.
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The chances of Sacramento conveying its first-round pick to Chicago are infinitesimal.
A crucial offseason awaits, one that management has promised will include roster turnover.
“Fred is going to have to work at it,” Paxson says.
“This year wasn’t acceptable,” executive John Paxson says.
The NBA Draft lottery will take place May 17.
Felicio scored a career-high 16 points to help the Bulls past the Cavs on Saturday.
Hoiberg believes there’s a misconception regarding his relationships with players.
Butler’s 25 points and quality decision-making led Chicago to a victory at Milwaukee.
Rose is dealing with a left elbow injury, while Gibson has a rib fracture.
A triple-double from Jimmy Butler wasn’t enough for Chicago, which sits two games out of a playoff spot.
Rose needs to see improvement in his left elbow if he’s to play Sunday.
Additionally, Taj GIbson is tending to a personal matter back home.
The Bulls are 36-37, the latest they’ve been sub-.500 in a season since April 2010.
“It starts with competing with this group,” coach Fred Hoiberg says.
Chicago fell to 36-34 and sits a game behind Detroit for the East’s final playoff spot.
Chicago remains tied with Detroit for the final playoff spot in the East.
Gasol missed the past four games with right knee swelling.
Chicago kept place in the playoff race, as it’s tied for eighth in the East.
Gasol will miss Saturday’s game and is targeting a return for Monday or Wednesday.
McDermott scored 25 points in Thursday’s win, his third straight game with 20-plus points.