Joakim Noah Out For Bulls In Game 4 At PhillyChicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is out for Game 4 of the playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a sprained left ankle.
Ankle Has Taken Rose 'From MVP To Just A Real Good Player'In the Chicago Bulls' seven playoffs games this season, Derrick Rose has rolled his ankle twice. He's been good in the playoffs so far, averaging 26.7 points per game, but he hasn't been his usual self since the injury.
Schuster: Rose Listed As Questionable, But Will PlayDerrick Rose did not participate in the Bulls shoot around practice this morning and officially is being listed as questionable. However, Rose assured reporters that he will play tonight and is feeling better.
Muller: Derrick Rose Doesn't Need To Play In Game 5Derrick Rose is the most valuable player on the Chicago Bulls, and the entire NBA, this season. The Bulls fans know this. The entire league knows this. The entire world knows this.
Schuster: Rose Definitely Playing, Will Take Pain KillerDerrick Rose sat out practice on Monday with his sprained ankle but says he will play in Game 5, "It's not broke so I'm definitely playing."
Rose In Walking Boot After Spaining AnkleDerrick Rose was in a walking boot and headed for an MRI exam on his sprained left ankle on Sunday. The rest of the Bulls were hurting, too.