Derrick Rose scored 23 points before being helped off the court late in the game with an injured left knee, casting a major cloud over the Chicago Bulls’ 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Saturday’s playoff opener.
The Bulls will begin their quest for their first championship since 1998 at noon Saturday, when they begin the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers.
If the Bobcats lose to the Knicks in Charlotte Thursday night, they’ll officially have the lowest winning percentage in NBA history.
Evan Turner has a had a rivalry with Bulls point guard Derrick Rose since high school.
Duke associate head coach Chris Collins reportedly prefers the Northwestern job over the Illinois job.
The Bulls point guard averaged 28.7 points, 7.5 assists and 1.75 steals in four games last week. He averaged 32 points per game in the last three games.
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.
Thaddeus Young scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers built a 23-point lead and held on Monday night, beating the Chicago Bulls 97-85 and ending their 14-game home winning streak.