Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut.
The Minnesota Timberwolves erased a 13-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter.
Chicago is widely considered the best defensive team in the NBA in a league survey.
This was a surprising twist that didn’t look like it was coming just a day ago.
Butler won’t practice the rest of this week, and his status for the season opener is unclear.
Derrick Rose sparkled with 30 points, but it wasn’t enough.
Robert Lunn, 64, was hired by Pippen in 2000, but falsified Pippen’s signature on a series of extensions to a $1.4 million loan he’d used for his own purposes.
The more things change, the more they stay the same for Tom Thibodeau.
Jimmy Butler hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a 20-point fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit with 11 minutes to play to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 on Thursday night in an exhibition game.
The Spurs balance restraint with chasing championships in the big picture.
By Brendan McCaffrey- (CBS) As long as Tom Thibodeau remains the Bulls’ head coach, defense will be stressed, maximum effort required and even a preseason victory by 20 points examined thoroughly. Every game, every practice provides a […]
“We need to get an edge,” Tom Thibodeau says. “We don’t have an edge right now.”
Chicago used a late first-half run to get back in the game before taking control in the fourth quarter.
Pau Gasol scored 20 points, and Jimmy Butler added 18.
Noah’s move comes as the Bulls moved into a new practice facility in the city.
Four Wizards also received one-game suspensions.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau will have a challenge divvying up minutes — if he relies on his bench.
Doug McDermott shined early, and Nikola Mirotic had a big second half.
Derrick Rose and Nikola Mirotic were the headliners for Chicago on Monday.
Nikola Mirotic sparkled, and Jimmy Butler’s still not thinking about his contract.