What’s too bad for the Bulls is that somebody in their own division appears closer to calling “next.”
Everyone is offering an opinion on Derrick Rose. It wouldn’t shock me if Jack Nicholson or the Dali Lama penned a thought on the Bulls fragile franchise star.
Somebody has to do something to make the coach understand that the goal of the regular season is not to pile up wear and tear on a team’s most important veteran players.
In what was literally the final hour, the Bulls and fourth-year forward Taj Gibson agreed upon a four-year extension worth $38 million.
It’s not easy to watch a team in the process of waiting.
The Bulls’ announcement of a four-year contract extension for head coach Tom Thibodeau may have come as a shock to the fans and media, but Thibodeau wasn’t at all surprised the deal got done.
Some say that uncertainty regarding Noah’s badly-sprained ankle could be influencing the desire to keep Asik, which makes no sense in any larger context.
The Rockets can’t officially sign Omer Asik to the 3-year deal worth roughly $25 million until July 11.
He won’t be the starting point guard when the Bulls kick off the regular season, but first-round selection Marquis Teague can have an impact on the Bulls in the 2012-13 season.
Now that Howard has expressed an interest to be traded again, one Bulls expert thinks the time is now for the Bulls to make a move for the 26-year-old center.
Two years into that deal, fans are calling for the Bulls to use the amnesty clause on Boozer’s contract, which would allow them to pay the remaining money on the contract without that money affecting the salary cap.
The loss of Derrick Rose will undoubtedly change the look of the Bulls during the 2012-13 season, but that doesn’t mean the Bulls will overhaul their entire roster.
Derrick Rose’s knee surgery was deemed a success by Dr. Brian Cole, who performed the surgery and believes the Bulls point guard will return in 8-12 months.
General manager Gar Forman said Tuesday that Thibodeau’s option will be picked up and they will resume talks about a longterm extension soon.
With the Bulls holding on to the best record in the NBA, could it be time to sit Derrick Rose?
The five-year maximum length deal won’t kick in until next season, meaning the Bulls have successfully locked up their franchise player through the 2017-18 season.
Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman had little to say about Richard Hamilton and Dwight Howard.
Jimmy Butler was at the airport in Houston on his way to Chicago when he got the text message from Derrick Rose.
It was far from sexy but the Bulls came away satisfied with their draft as they landed Nikola Mirotic and Jimmy Butler.
Bulls General Manager Gar Forman all but said not to expect the Bulls to make any deals during the NBA Draft on Thursday night.