Derrick Rose scored 32 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 19.4 seconds left, and the Chicago Bulls closed with an 8-0 run to beat the New Orleans Hornets 99-95 Tuesday night.
Carlos Boozer scored 20 points, Derrick Rose and Luol Deng each added 16, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday night.
The Bulls improved to 24-7 on the season and guaranteed head coach Tom Thibodeau an appearance as the head coach of the Eastern Conference squad in the 2012 NBA All-Star Game.
Luol Deng came through with 23 points and a career-high 11 assists, and the Chicago Bulls escaped with a 121-115 victory over the Sacramento Kings after watching a 19-point, fourth-quarter lead dwindle to two.
Carlos Boozer scored 18 points and the Chicago Bulls won their fourth straight game while nearly holding New Orleans to a franchise low in points during a 90-67 rout Wednesday night.
Andre Iguodala helped the Philadelphia 76ers stamp themselves as a rising threat in the East, scoring 19 points and grabbing nine rebounds in a 98-82 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
John Lucas III scored a career-high 25 points filling in for injured Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls beat the Washington Wizards 78-64 on Wednesday for their third victory in three nights.
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
Richard Hamilton scored 14 points in his return to The Palace, and the Chicago Bulls shut down the Detroit Pistons in a 99-83 victory Wednesday night.
There will be plenty of success for the Bulls, but those pleasant surprises – the kind that made last season so special – will have to wait.
The Bulls say they expect Kobe Bryant will be playing with the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day despite a wrist injury, and they’re preparing to take on the challenge.
Former Pistons guard Richard Hamilton is now a Bull and will play his first game with the team Tuesday night in a preseason tilt against the Pacers.
Even though he’s currently out of work while his day job is shut down, Kyle Korver’s T-Shirt company is open for business.
The Bulls led after the first, second and third quarters. They also had a chance to win the game at the end of regulation but just like in the last two games they couldn’t come through in the clutch and now face elimination.
Just not good enough. That’s the perfect way to describe what happened to the Bulls on Sunday night. The final score was Heat 96 and Bulls 85 and all the team’s weaknesses are starting to get exposed.
Derrick Rose said the Bulls had both a “great” and “professional” practice on Tuesday. That bodes well because for the most part, becuase when the Bulls practice well they usually follow it up well in their next game.
Keith Bogans didn’t practice Tuesday morning but will play and start in Game 5 against the Atlanta Hawks. Bogans got some precautionary extra rest from Tom Thibodeau for his sore right ankle.
The Chicago Bulls had the opportunity to take control of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with Atlanta Hawks in Game 4, but a late Hawks run tied the series at two games apiece.
Derrick Rose can’t do it all on his own (even though it sometimes seems he can). Other Bulls have to score. I’m looking at you Kyle Korver.
The Bulls didn’t deserve to win last night and they didn’t as the Hawks evened up the series with a 100-88 victory.