Derrick Rose is testing his strained hamstring in morning shootaround.
Step right up, Aaron Brooks — you’re about to get big minutes.
DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Rudy Gay scored 20 points.
This will mark the seventh time in 12 games that Rose sits out.
A dangerous offense has added a new element to Tom Thibodeau’s squad.
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.
“Derrick’s fully committed,” Mike Dunleavy says.
Shaquille O’Neal’s assessment of Bulls big man Gasol was nonsense.
“My body’s holding up well,” Pau Gasol says. “We’re winning. So far, so good.”
So much for the agreement forged between Tom Thibodeau and his bosses.
“It’s always good to measure up against the top teams,” Pau Gasol says.
Chicago’s attack was well-balanced, and coach Tom Thibodeau went deep on the bench.
Bulls over the Spurs in the NBA Finals? You heard it from David Schuster first.
So much for a rivalry right now between Cleveland and Chicago. They’re being complimentary.
“He’s our guy” late in games, Kirk Hinrich says of Derrick Rose.
Kirk Hinrich scored 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-96 in an exhibition game Sunday night. Pau Gasol added 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bulls (4-2) win their fourth straight game.
“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.