The Bulls toe a fine line between success and failure.
No Rose means no closer for the Bulls, who are among league’s worst in clutch situations.
Marc Gasol had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies used their stout defense to beat the Chicago Bulls 85-77 Friday night.
Jimmy Butler scored 14 of his 26 points in the third quarter, Carlos Boozer added 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 95-91 on Monday night.
Four NBA teams remain in the running for the title, and the never-say-die Bulls are not one of them because, well, they died.
Carlos Boozer led the Bulls with 16 points and 13 rebounds.
Carlos Boozer scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls easily won their home opener, pounding the Memphis Grizzlies 104-64 on Sunday night.
Just keep counting Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies out. They revel in that underdog status.
When the Chicago Bulls take the court agaisnt the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, Bulls fans will have another reason to cheer every time Derrick Rose scores.
The Chicago Bulls have struggled this season on the road and against the Memphis Grizzlies. But a triple-double by Rose lead the Bulls past the Grizzlies.
Monday night could be a tough game for the Chicago Bulls. While the team is leading the Central Division, they’ve struggled on the road and have struggled against their Monday night opponent.