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Bucks Blog | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mike Dunleavy happy to be with a winner

Chicago - It hasn't worked out just the way the Chicago Bulls planned it, with Derrick Rose going down with another knee injury this season.

Chicago Sun-Times

Thibs to Tony Snell: Play defense and make shots

ATLANTA — Tony Snell looked like a playoff-rotation performer when the Bulls were re-establishing themselves as contenders in the wake of Derrick Rose’s injury and Luol Deng’s departure. But he’s going to have to re-earn that role. The 6-7 guard from New Mexico, who started 12 games in the first half of the season and averaged seven points in 22 minutes in a 12-game stretch after Deng was traded, has become a bit player as the Bulls head to the finish of the...

Chicago Sun-Times

D.J. Augustin’s career-high 33 points lead Bulls past Celtics

BOSTON — The player making $17.6 million this season again was running with the second team Sunday, recovering from his season-ending knee surgery and helping to prepare the Bulls’ starters as part of a virtual scout team. That’s about all Derrick Rose can do these days. As for the player who was out of a job and looking for work back in December, well, all D.J. Augustin did as Rose’s replacement was continue to save the Bulls’ season. Augustin scored a...

Chicago Sun-Times

D.J. Augustin’s career-high 33 points leads Bulls past Celtics

BOSTON – Derrick Rose was doing his part again on Sunday, getting some practice time in on the scout team as he recovers from season-ending knee surgery. His replacement on the roster, D.J. Augustin? Well, he was doing his part as well – continuing to save the season for the Bulls. Thanks to a career-high 33 points against the Celtics, Augustin helped hold off a pesky Boston team, scoring 15 fourth-quarter points to lead the Bulls to the 107-102 win at the TD...

Chicago Sun-Times

Derrick Rose means more to Bulls than Patrick Kane does to Blackhawks

The man doesn’t tweet, but if he did . . . Derrick Rose and Patrick Kane are the two top performers in town, but Rose’s injury-induced idleness will end up being felt more keenly than Kane’s. The frenetic pace and physical nature of hockey require a larger, deeper roster, and the Blackhawks augment Kane with star-quality talent: Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook, etc. The Bulls augment Rose with . . . Joakim...

Chicago Tribune

Russell Westbrook feels Derrick Rose's pain

Offseason workout partners have shared experience of rehabbing after meniscus surgeryBeing offseason workout partners is an association Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose enjoy. The shared experience of rehabilitating from meniscus surgery? Not so much.    

Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago

Westbrook confident Rose will bounce back

CHICAGO -- Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook can relate to Derrick Rose's plight, and he's confident the Chicago Bulls star will return to being a superstar in due time after undergoing a second knee surgery in as many years. "Very confident," Westbrook said before Monday's game against the Bulls. "I've talked to him numerous times. He's a tough guy as you guys know. He does a great job of coming out and competing. It's unfortunate he had to be hurt and be out another year, but he's going to come back the same DRose he was before.

NBA

Joakim Noah: The Most Intense Player In The NBA

Joakim Noah is known as one of the most intense and hardworking players in the league. The Bulls are following his lead as they continue to fight and get big wins without Derrick Rose and Luol Deng. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional ba

ESPNNumbersNeverLie

NNL Year In Review: Derrick Rose

ESPN Numbers Never Lie's Michael Smith and Jemele Hill discuss the future of Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose.

ESPN

Sources: Deng Not On Trading Block

Bruce Bowen discusses the stability that a player like Luol Deng, who is familiar with the Bulls' organization, can help provide while they wait for the return of Derrick Rose.