Meanwhile, Doug McDermott is likely to be active for the first time since right knee surgery.
Noah will miss both games games this weekend, according to a report.
Tom Thibodeau has a lot of options in his frontcourt.
Chicago’s defensive identity has been missing in action too often this season.
The Bulls are set up to make a real run for the first time in the Thibodeau era, if they stay healthy.
Tom Thibodeau’s advice? “Keep grinding away.”
“The guys around this locker room, all we worry about is winning,” Jimmy Butler says.
“When you look at the Chicago Bulls, the green arrow’s up right now,” Joakim Noah says.
Contesting shots while on the bench? It’s just Noah being Noah.
“It’s a different way he’s letting us play,” Derrick Rose says of Tom Thibodeau.
Tom Thibodeau and Taj Gibson have different takes on Chicago’s defensive troubles.
Chicago’s defense has been largely average this season.
“I’m just happy people paid attention to it,” Derrick Rose says.
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Chicago has a good thing going with Pau Gasol’s strong play and Derrick Rose healthy.
KG was doing KG things on Sunday.
DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Rudy Gay scored 20 points.
Chicago improved to 8-3 with an impressive road win.
Here’s a secret lost in the early season drama: Chicago’s defense has been rather average.
A lot has happened since Dec. 9, 2013.