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NBA Rumors: NY Knicks’ Derrick Rose To Minnesota Timberwolves In Free Agency?

There are new NBA rumors that suggest the New York Knicks’ Derrick Rose could end up with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rose is going to become a free agent for the first time in his career this coming summer and could be reunited with his former Chicago Bulls coach. He’ll be coming off season-ending surgery due to a meniscus tear he suffered in his left knee. His most recent season was another disappointing one for the former league MVP, but a move to the Timberwolves could give him a fresh start playing alongside some of the rising stars in the league including Andrew Wiggins and Karl...

Chicago Tribune

Evaluating the young Bulls: Denzel Valentine

The fifth in a week-long look at the Bulls' younger players, who will be counted on to play important roles next year and beyond. Denzel Valentine Contract status Signed through 2020-21 2016-17 season recap A disappointing rookie campaign featured two ankle injuries, a lack of trust from the coaching...


Did The NBA Draft Lottery Hurt The Chicago Bulls, Jimmy Butler?

Several teams were losers from the results of the NBA draft lottery, that includes the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls had one of the most sought after star players in Jimmy Butler, failed to deal him at the NBA trade deadline. Adding insult to injury, the Bulls did not make a ripple in the playoffs, losing to the Boston Celtics in six games. It’s significance — the Celtics have been a long rumored trade partner for the Bulls if they were to move Butler. The rumors of the Chicago Bulls entertaining offers from the Boston Celtics for Jimmy Butler grew on the night of the NBA draft. One of the...

Sun Herald

AP Source: Bulls' Valentine has ankle surgery

A person familiar with the situation says Chicago Bulls guard Denzel Valentine had arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle. The person, confirming reports by several outlets, spoke Tuesday on the …

CSN Chicago

Denzel Valentine recovering after reported ankle surgery

As the draft lottery makes news around the NBA world, the Bulls' most recent first-round pick is recovering from ankle surgery.Denzel Valentine selected 14th

Chicago Tribune

Bulls' Denzel Valentine has left ankle scoped

The Bulls failed to land a lottery pick Tuesday night, and the one they drafted last year recently underwent surgery. Guard Denzel Valentine, who severely sprained his left ankle twice during an underwhelming rookie season, had the ankle scoped, a source told the Tribune. Valentine posted a photo...

Chicago Tribune

Bulls don't add lottery pick; Celtics' luck likely squashes Jimmy Butler interest

The Celtics won Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, almost certainly eliminating any interest in trading for Jimmy Butler. The Bulls failed to land a lottery pick. And the one they drafted last year recently underwent surgery. Denzel Valentine, who severely sprained his left ankle twice during an underwhelming...

Chicago Sun-Times

Bulls go out with a whimper as playoff run ends in Game 6

The "Three Alphas'' came into the playoff series with Boston confident and looking to pull the upset. Injuries and age had a much different idea.

Chicago Tribune

An upbeat, poised Denzel Valentine looks forward to bigger role next season

He moved from a playmaking point guard in the summer league to stationary spot-up shooter. After missing all of training camp to a serious ankle injury, he moved from out of the rotation to in — then out again. This wasn't the rookie season Denzel Valentine envisioned after the Bulls used a lottery...

Boston Herald

Bulpett: Five reasons the Celtics need to end this series now

CHICAGO — Tonight is Game 6 of this first-round series between the Celtics and Bulls, and if the Bostonians know what’s good for them, they’ll make it Game Last.Having shaken up their lineup, gotten a break with the Rajon Rondo injury and moved further from the still-raw emotion of Isaiah Thomas losing his sister in an automobile accident, the Celts have come back with three straight victories for a 3-2 lead. Completing the delayed sweep is important for a number of reasons.Here are five of them:1. Isaiah’s shootingThomas has 33 and 24 points in the last two games, but he’s hit just...

The Republican

Chicago Bulls list Rajon Rondo as out for Game 6 against Chicago Bulls

Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo underwent X-rays earlier this week that revealed his broken right thumb has not healed.

Sun Herald

Bulls' Rajon Rondo a 'long shot' to return from thumb injury

If the Chicago Bulls are to extend their postseason, they almost certainly will have to do it without Rajon Rondo. Rondo has a fractured right thumb, and coach Fred Hoiberg …