It’s the second straight year Joakim Noah was named to the all-defensive first team.
Serge Ibaka has an injured left calf.
Bulls All-Star Joakim Noah has been named to the NBA’s All-Defensive first team.
rizzlies center Marc Gasol has won his first NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after anchoring the league’s stingiest defense.
Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka both contributed double-doubles and the Thunder held Chicago to the worst shooting performance in the NBA this season, beating the Bulls 102-72 on Sunday night.
Here is Nick Shepkowski’s notebook from Thursday’s Bulls-Thunder game.
Carlos Boozer had 24 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 94-89 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.
This is almost becoming commonplace.
Russell Westbrook scored 27 points, Kevin Durant added 26 points and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a dominating third quarter to beat Chicago 92-78 on Sunday and move within a game of the Bulls in the race for the NBA’s best record.
(WSCR) – The Bulls started their season opener in Oklahoma City and neither team led by more than eight points until the final three minutes. However, as the end of the game came closer, the Thunder pulled further away with the Bulls losing 106-95.