Jimmy Butler and his sprained left thumb still didn’t have a contract extension in place as the deadline approaches tonight, but did participate in the Friday morning shootaround. Considering LeBron James awaits the Bulls in tonight’s home opener at the United Center, it’s all hands on deck. Butler’s injured one was still a question
The Bulls continued to finish up their roster with training camp a week away, announcing on Monday that reserve center Nazr Mohammed will be back for a third season with his hometown team. The 16-year veteran played in 80 games (one start) last season, averaging 1.6 points and 2.2 rebounds per game, as well as
As the Bulls have learned the past few seasons, they can never have enough guards. That’s why the team announced on Thursday that they had signed E’Twaun Moore to a partially guaranteed deal, bringing the East Chicago, Ind., product back home. In the 6-foot-4, 191-pound Moore, the Bulls add a player known to bring some
Derrick Rose knows this isn’t exactly his element. All-Star teams, USA Basketball … both the same kind of uncomfortable setting for the Bulls point guard. So while Team USA continued to cruise through the FIBA World Cup on Saturday, Rose was again grinding. And in his latest performance, grinding into complete scorelessness. Thanks to six
The Bulls will get their first look at LeBron James and the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers even before the games actually matter. The team released the preseason schedule on Monday morning, and there will be an Oct. 20 meeting between the Bulls and Cavs at the Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University.
Not a bad way for Derrick Rose to spend a summer so far. After tearing up rookies and youngsters in Summer League practice with the Bulls back in June, Rose’s return took another step on Tuesday morning, as USA Basketball Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced that Rose was one of 16 players selected finalists for
According to Yahoo Sports, the Bulls are “gauging interest’’ with free agent Dwyane Wade, who grew up in the Chicago area.
With the news of LeBron James’ “Decision 2.0,’’ suddenly there is some light in a city that hasn’t seen a championship in any of its three major sports since 1964.