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Jimmy Butler will miss the Bulls’ final preseason game Friday vs. the Timberwolves, according to the Bulls. The Bulls guard sprained the ligaments in his thumb on Monday night vs. the Hornets. An MRI, follow-up examinations confirmed the sprain. Butler will not practice this week and will be re-evaluated after the Bulls face the Timberwolves.
Derrick Rose has never looked more ready than he did Monday night. The Bulls may have lost to the Cavs in their penultimate preseason game, but Rose scored 30 points and had a few stellar plays. Rose blew past a spinning Kyrie Irving on the way to this third-quarter layup: There was also this one-on-all
Loading My guy @markwahlberg told me it would be a big year! Thanks for the support brotha! View on Instagram Jimmy Butler posted this video from Mark Wahlberg to his instagram on Friday, the day after hitting a game-winning 3-pointer against the Hawks. Check out the video of that play here.
Even the announcers need to work on their game in the preseason. Bulls analyst Stacey King was in mid-season playoff form last night when Jimmy Butler capped a 20-point fourth quarter by hitting a three-pointer at the buzzer to defeat the Hawks. Stacey gave us “Jimmy B,” “Jimmy Buckets,” “Jimmy Jordan” and, of course, his
Michael Jordan rarely took a game off. Jordan played in all 82 games in nine of his 15 NBA seasons, including his last at age 40 with the Wizards. And, he didn’t just show up. In 13 seasons with the Bulls, Jordan was held to single digits once, four games after returning from a broken
VIDEO BY JOE COWLEY
ESPN’s Wright Thompson wrote a powerful feature on Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose as he prepares to come back from two knee surgeries. The story chronicles Rose’s escape from Englewood and the new person he’s become after missing most of the last two seasons. Here are a few of my favorite parts of the feature
Joakim Noah bought a $2.85 million home in Lincoln Park in July. The house includes seven bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms. The description of the 7,500-square foot house says it’s “one of the most magnificent homes in Lincoln Park. Custom center entrance residence on an oversized lot. Exceptional architectural detail features the finest finishes and
Adidas released a new video of Derrick Rose’s D Rose 5 BOOST shoe. The Bulls point guard, who has been in a shooting slump, makes his only shot in the video—an under-the-leg, tomahawk dunk.
Derrick Rose’s newest signature shoe, the D Rose 5 Boost, is featured in a new promo video from Adidas. The shoe launches at adidas.com and Foot Locker on Oct. 23. Here’s the information provided about the shoe in a press release: The D Rose 5 Boost is the ultimate signature shoe to outfit Derrick Rose