Cody Westerlund

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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.

Follow him on Twitter @CodyWesterlund.

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Bulls’ Joakim Noah: ‘Just Want To Prove I Have A Lot More Basketball In Me’

Noah’s referred to his shoulder surgery as “season-ending” — which may mean his career in Chicago’s over.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2016

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Derrick Rose Uncertain For Thursday’s Game With Sore Hamstring

Rose had hamstring and back issues flare up in Monday’s loss.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2016

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Defensive Miscommunication Dooms Bulls Late

“If you can call it a crisis, you should say it’s been a crisis all season long,” Pau Gasol said. “It’s just who we are.”

CBS Chicago–01/25/2016

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Bulls’ Derrick Rose Leaves Game With Hamstring, Lower Back Injuries

Rose missed three games earlier this season due to a right hamstring injury.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2016

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Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Bulls-Warriors

The Bulls may be in the weirdest kind of no man’s land there is in the NBA.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2016

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Bulls Confront Reality Of Not Having Joakim Noah

“We have played better when the challenge has been bigger,” Pau Gasol says.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2016

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Bulls Bracing For Joakim Noah To Be Out For Extended Period

Noah suffered a dislocated left shoulder in Friday’s loss.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2016

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Bulls’ Joakim Noah Suffers Left Shoulder Injury

Noah missed nine games across three weeks recently for a similar injury.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2016

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Derrick Rose Back For Bulls; Niko Mirotic Removed From Starting Lineup

Mirotic shot 2-of-13 and had five turnovers Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2016

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Bulls’ Defense Showing Cracks, Cause For Concern

Chicago’s allowed 104.1 points in its past 12 games.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2016

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Westerlund: Pau Gasol-Taj Gibson Pairing Helps Bulls Find Stability

The Bulls are 11-4 when Gasol and Gibson start together.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2016

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Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Bulls-Bucks

Jimmy Butler continues to play the best basketball of his career.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2016

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Bulls’ Derrick Rose To Return Against Bucks

Rose has missed the three previous games with right hamstring tendonitis.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2016

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Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Bulls-Knicks

Bobby Portis has cemented his spot in the regular rotation, Fred Hoiberg said.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2016

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Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Bulls-Pacers

Jimmy Butler’s tip-in on a lob with 1.2 seconds left was the game-winner.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2015

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Bulls Ride Tony Snell, Bench To Win Against Raptors

Chicago’s bench scored 51 of the team’s 104 points Monday.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2015

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John Paxson On Possible Bulls Trade: ‘Looking At Everything’

Paxson addressed Jimmy Butler’s recent comments, Derrick Rose’s poor play and much more.

CBS Chicago–12/25/2015

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Westerlund: Red Flags Are Everywhere For The Bulls

“If it doesn’t hurt, then we have a problem that might not be correctable,” Pau Gasol says.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2015

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Nikola Mirotic To Start At Small Forward For The Bulls

Tony Snell will come off the bench after starting 21 games this year.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2015

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Fred Hoiberg: Emotions Spilled Out For Jimmy Butler In Making Critical Remarks

“The media probably wasn’t the best outlet for my frustration,” Butler says.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2015

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