Chicago improved to 6-2 with the win.
Joakim Noah didn’t finish Saturday’s game because of a minutes restriction.
“It’s a little sore,” Rose says of his sprained ankles.
Rose is dealing with two ankle sprains.
Tom Thibodeau doesn’t want to be a fall guy in the Derrick Rose health saga, Joe Cowley explains.
“My body’s holding up well,” Pau Gasol says. “We’re winning. So far, so good.”
Jimmy Butler led the Bulls with 21 points, and Taj Gibson added 16.
Joakim Noah missed the morning shootaround with flu-like symptoms.
So much for the agreement forged between Tom Thibodeau and his bosses.
“The whole city, this is home for me,” Butler says.
Tonight’s Bulls-Cavs game involves a ton talent, but it will not be indicative of either team’s season.
As the Bulls ready to face Carmelo Anthony, they may be without their top perimeter defender.
Bulls over the Spurs in the NBA Finals? You heard it from David Schuster first.
Chicago is widely considered the best defensive team in the NBA in a league survey.
“He’s our guy” late in games, Kirk Hinrich says of Derrick Rose.
“I like to be on the floor when the game is on the line,” Gasol says.
The more things change, the more they stay the same for Tom Thibodeau.
Jimmy Butler’s been great, but Chicago’s second five has struggled mightily.
“We need to get an edge,” Tom Thibodeau says. “We don’t have an edge right now.”
Noah’s move comes as the Bulls moved into a new practice facility in the city.