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Derrick Rose takes contact at Bulls practice

CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose took contact in practice Monday for the first time since undergoing surgery on his right knee in late February. “This is the next step,” Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said after practice on Monday. “We’ll know more as he goes forward. Obviously he needs some practice time where he’s taking contact on.” Rose had a meniscectomy on his right knee on Feb. 27. He last played in a game on Feb.

Chicago Tribune

Bulls' Derrick Rose remains on target for regular-season return

TORONTO -- Derrick Rose said he expects to be cleared for contact either this week or next and remains confident he'll return from arthroscopic right knee surgery this season.

Queen City Hoops

Instant Reax: Hornets outlasted by Bulls

A gritty first-half effort by Charlotte spearheaded by Mo Williams gave them a 49-48 lead at the half, but matchup issues and an Al Jefferson injury caught up to the Hornets as they fell in the Windy City 98-86. Al Jefferson started the game 1-7 shooting and went to the locker room at the break with just 2 points. Yes, […] The post Instant Reax: Hornets outlasted by Bulls appeared first on .

Chicago Tribune

Bulls' Jimmy Butler likely to play vs. Hornets

Jimmy Butler worked with the starting five during Monday's morning shootaround and is likely to return from his left elbow injury against the Charlotte Hornets.

Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago

Mirotic emerging as clutch player for Bulls

CHICAGO -- Nikola Mirotic is no longer the Chicago Bulls' secret weapon. After becoming the go-to scorer on an injury-depleted squad over the past month, the rookie has become an irreplaceable force on a team in desperate need of some offensive punch. He proved that again in a 103-86 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday with 25 points, nine rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks. What made Mirotic's performance even more impressive is that he continued hitting big shots in the fourth quarter.

Chicago Tribune

Bulls making progress on injury front

PHILADELPHIA -- The Bulls will try to end a three-game skid Wednesday night against the lowly 76ers. But as usual, injuries dominated the discussion at the morning shoot-around.

Spurs Nation | San Antonio Express-News

Live updates: Chicago at Spurs

The Spurs welcome Pau Gasol and the injury-depleted Bulls for a Sunday matinee at the AT&T Center.

San Francisco Chronicle

NBA results, March 5

E’Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night, ending Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak at four. Westbrook had 43 points and added seven assists and eight rebounds. Starting guard Wesley Matthews had to be helped off the court with a left foot injury early in the third quarter.

Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago

Bulls in familiar position down the stretch

CHICAGO -- With 21 games left in the regular season and a showdown with Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder on the horizon Thursday night, the Chicago Bulls find themselves in a familiar position. Their backs are against the wall and they are playing without key players because of injury. Derrick Rose (knee) and Jimmy Butler (elbow) are out at least several more weeks, and Taj Gibson (ankle) is out for a little while longer, although Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau did note after Wednesday's light practice that Gibson is out of his walking boot.

CBS Sports

Bulls injury woes

With the Bulls suffering two more injuries, who will step up? Zach Harper and Chris Towers provide some insight.

CSN Washington

Another major injury hits Chicago Bulls

Just a few days after losing Derrick Rose to yet another knee injury, an MRI on Jimmy Butler revealed more bad news for the Chicago Bulls.

Houston Chronicle

Tomball native Jimmy Butler out 3-6 weeks with elbow injury

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, a Tomball native, is expected to miss three to six weeks with a grade 2-3 ligament strain in his left elbow, CSN Chicago reported Monday. Butler left the Bulls’ game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday with an elbow injury, with an MRI providing the official results Monday morning. […]

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: Wizards’ Kris Humphries not expected to play against Bulls

The Washington Wizards travel to Chicago Monday afternoon a more complete group than they were just a few days before, but not entirely complete.While Bradley Beal (fibula) and Paul Pierce (knee) returned from injury in Saturday’s win over the Detroit Pistons and practiced Monday, Kris Humphries’s remains absent. The backup big man strained his left groin in last Wednesday’s loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He didn’t practice again Monday and isn’t expected to be available Tuesday against the Chicago Bulls.Read full article >>