Taj Gibson

Derrick Rose, left, and Pau Gasol. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Rose Still Questionable, But Gasol Expected To Go Against Jazz

Derrick Rose is testing his strained hamstring in morning shootaround.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

DeMarcus Cousins #15 of the Sacramento Kings goes up for a shot against the Chicago Bulls at Sleep Train Arena on November 20, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cousins, Gay Lead Kings Past Bulls, 103-88

DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Rudy Gay scored 20 points.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls shoots against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

No Rose, No Gasol, No Problem; Bulls Beat Clippers 105-89

Chicago improved to 8-3 with an impressive road win.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Thibodeau Has Work To Do As Bulls Lose At Home

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has some work to do. He said so himself after a 99-90 loss at home Saturday night against a depleted Indiana team.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Bulls Take Confidence, Question Marks Out West

Here’s a secret lost in the early season drama: Chicago’s defense has been rather average.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2014

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Derrick Rose’s Search For The Middle Ground

Was Monday a glimpse of the new Rose?

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

Bulls big man Joakim Noah passes on a drive to the hoop in a loss to the Celtics on Saturday. (Randy Belice/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Bulls’ Closing Lineup Carousel Keeps Spinning

Joakim Noah didn’t finish Saturday’s game because of a minutes restriction.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2014

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Is Questionable To Play Against Bucks

Rose is dealing with two ankle sprains.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Bulls big man Pau Gasol, right. Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Gasol Answers The Bell In Big Minutes

“My body’s holding up well,” Pau Gasol says. “We’re winning. So far, so good.”

CBS Chicago–11/04/2014

Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against the Orlando Magic on November 4, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Surge Past Magic Despite Rose, Noah Sitting Out

Jimmy Butler led the Bulls with 21 points, and Taj Gibson added 16.

11/04/2014

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Expected To Play Tonight

Joakim Noah missed the morning shootaround with flu-like symptoms.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Thibodeau Already Pushing Too Hard

So much for the agreement forged between Tom Thibodeau and his bosses.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

Chicago's Doug McDermott, left, Joakim Noah, center, and Kirk Hinrich celebrate during a season-opening win at New York on Wednesday night. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Schuster: Bulls’ Opener Goes To Script

Chicago’s attack was well-balanced, and coach Tom Thibodeau went deep on the bench.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2014

Derrick Rose, foreground, and Joakim Noah, background. (Jordan Johnson/NBAE/Getty Images)

Schuster: 2014-’15 NBA Playoff Predictions

Bulls over the Spurs in the NBA Finals? You heard it from David Schuster first.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Bulls big man Pau Gasol. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pau Gasol Has Sights On Being In Bulls’ Closing Group

“I like to be on the floor when the game is on the line,” Gasol says.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2014

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler smiles as his teammates celebrate after he hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer for an 85-84 win against the Hawks on Thursday at the United Center.  (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: Comeback Doesn’t Cover Up Bulls’ Lingering Challenge

Jimmy Butler’s been great, but Chicago’s second five has struggled mightily.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Thibodeau Sending Early Message To His Bulls

“We need to get an edge,” Tom Thibodeau says. “We don’t have an edge right now.”

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on October 13, 2014 at United Center, Chicago, Illinois. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Bounce Back To Rout Nuggets, 110-90

Chicago used a late first-half run to get back in the game before taking control in the fourth quarter.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schuster: Thibodeau Needs To Relent, Rely On Bench

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau will have a challenge divvying up minutes — if he relies on his bench.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

Chicago's Doug McDermott drives around Washington's Kris Humphries on Monday night. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Takeaways From Bulls’ Preseason Opener

Nikola Mirotic sparkled, and Jimmy Butler’s still not thinking about his contract.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

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