CHICAGO – Luol Deng looked like he needed a warm blanket and a big bowl of chicken soup as he shivered in the Bulls’ locker room before Thursday’s game.
CHICAGO – As a handful of his teammates battled various injuries and illnesses Thursday, Bulls rookie point guard Marquis Teague prepared for his role as the next man up.
NEW YORK – Brook Lopez had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Deron Williams added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Bulls, 110-91, on Monday night, cutting the Bulls' lead to 3-2 in their first-round playoff series.
NEW YORK – The Bulls will be without point guard Kirk Hinrich on Monday night against Brooklyn because of a bruised left calf. His absence might give Game 4 star Nate Robinson a chance to start in the potential clincher for Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Deron Williams is struggling. Joe Johnson is hobbled, and the Brooklyn Nets suddenly look as if they could be headed for an early playoff exit.
CHICAGO – Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau paced along the sideline watching his team commit turnover after turnover.
CHICAGO – Hustle plays and good energy never go unnoticed or underappreciated by Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau.
NEW YORK – Whatever pain Joakim Noah was feeling in that achy right foot would have to wait.
A year ago, Derrick Rose owned Chicago.
NEW YORK – The Brooklyn blackout was a blowout.
NEW YORK – The Nets are bringing postseason basketball to Brooklyn, and Joakim Noah might have to miss the party.