Chicago also expects Cleveland to utilize LeBron James often at power forward.
“At times, we just think we’re a little bit too good,” Taj Gibson says.
Chicago hosts Milwaukee on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Game 1.
“Sacrifices are going to be made,” Gibson says.
Nikola Mirotic’s continued excellence has reduced Taj Gibson’s role.
A looming question: What’s Nikola Mirotic’s role when everyone’s healthy?
The Bulls pulled a half-game ahead of the Raptors for third place in the Eastern Conference.
Rose remains on course to return by the end of the regular season.
Logic doesn’t apply to the try-hard, depleted Bulls. So just enjoy the show or whatever you want to call it.
Noah teamed up with noted author/documentarian Alex Kotlowitz.
Rose had surgery on a tear in his right medial meniscus Friday.
Both players are ill.
Gibson revealed he’s been playing through a ligament tear in his left hand.
“I haven’t heard one team mention” that Gibson is available, Adrian Wojnarowski says.
The Bulls are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Tom Thibodeau has a lot of options in his frontcourt.
Chicago’s defensive identity has been missing in action too often this season.
“We just got to have that dog mentality again,” Taj Gibson says.
The Bulls are set up to make a real run for the first time in the Thibodeau era, if they stay healthy.
“It’s a different way he’s letting us play,” Derrick Rose says of Tom Thibodeau.