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Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago

Gibson: Rose going to be 'dominant'

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Taj Gibson has no doubt that Derrick Rose is going to come back this season better than ever after playing in just 10 games for the Chicago Bulls over the last two seasons because of two serious knee injuries. "Derrick's been having a great summer," Gibson said on Wednesday during an appearance for his basketball camp. "He's sacrificed, stayed in Chicago all summer to work on his game. He wants to let his game speak for itself.

All Bull | Daily Herald

Bulls' summer squad lost without McDermott

The Bulls' run of summer-league success ended with a thud Saturday. They lost to Sacramento 80-61 while rookie Doug McDermott sat out with a foot injury. Whether this injury is significant or an excuse to end McDermott's summer workload isn't clear right now. The rookie from Creighton played in four summer games, averaging 18 points, 4 rebounds and 2.8 assists, while shooting .442 from the field. Tony Snell finished a strong summer league by scoring 20 points against the Kings. He averaged 20 points over five games, shooting .466. Second-round draft pick Cameron Bairstow showed some promise,...

Chicago Sun-Times

Bulls close to signing veteran guard Aaron Brooks

If Tom Thibodeau really is the guard whisperer, Aaron Brooks could make a lot of money next offseason. According to a Bulls source, the team was about to finalize a deal for Brooks as of Saturday night, with the 29-year-old added on a veteran’s minimum exception. Considering the injuries suffered by Derrick Rose and Kirk Hinrich the last two seasons, Brooks could come in handy. Two years ago, Thibodeau turned around the career of guard Nate Robinson. Last year,...

Dallas Mavericks Blog | ESPN Dallas

Smith to join Mavs for summer league playoffs?

LAS VEGAS -- People may see Greg Smith, the minimum-salaried reserve big man the Mavericks reportedly will acquire in a trade with the Chicago Bulls, sooner than expected. The plan is for him to participate in the Summer League playoffs, a source confirmed. The playoffs portion of the summer league begin on Wednesday. Smith will be taking his physical Tuesday. He is expected to arrive in Las Vegas shortly after that. Smith is coming off knee surgery that was taken care of in February.

Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago

Thibodeau believes Rose will play for USA

LAS VEGAS -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau reiterated Saturday night that he expects to see star point guard Derrick Rose participate in Team USA's camp at the end of the month as it prepares for the World Cup of Basketball later this summer in Spain. Rose, who has played just 49 games in the past three seasons because of various injuries -- including two serious knee injuries -- practiced with the Bulls' summer league team as it prepared for to leave for Las Vegas over the past week.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat open free agency with call to surprising name

Everyone expected Miami to make a run at guys like Kyle Lowry and Carmelo Anthony, but one of its first calls in free agency was to a player almost no one saw coming. According to Yahoo! Sports, Heat team president Pat Riley called former All-Star forward Luol Deng within the first hour or so of the market being open. Deng played his first nine-plus seasons with the Bulls before they traded him to Cleveland last year. Deng, 29, has been one of the best all-around players in the league the last few years and, despite injury history, should be a coveted target. [More]

Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago

Noah (knee) 'doing well' but not running yet

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is "doing well" in his rehab from arthroscopic left knee surgery, according to Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, but the All-Star center still hasn't started running again. Noah, who was named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year this year, had surgery on May 2 to clean out the knee that was giving him problems toward the end of the season. He was expected to be out between 8-12 weeks. "As you guys know, this is Joakim's time to travel the world so he's everywhere right now," Thibodeau said during ESPN 1000's draft show on Thursday night.

Lakers Nation

Lakers vs. Bulls: Kendall Marshall On Steve Nash Injury and Kaman's Performance

After the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls, Kendall Marshall reacts to Steve Nash leaving the game with an injury and Chris Kaman's season high performance. Join the Largest Lakers Fan Site in the World http://LakersNation.com | Follow http:/