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  1. Bulls upgrade Taj Gibson to questionable

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson, who hasn't played since Nov. 21 at Portland because of a left ankle injury, has been upgraded to questionable for Saturday's game against the Golden State Warriors. Gibson participated in practice Frida...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  2. Bulls remain undecided on improving Butler

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With the season opening game just three days away, Jimmy Butler's status remains uncertain due to the sprained ligaments in his left thumb. Butler had the thumb wrapped heavily Sunday. He didn't practice with the team, but he was taking...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  3. Thibs prepared if Butler can't go in opener

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- While the Chicago Bulls continue to operate on the premise that Jimmy Butler will need a week for his left thumb injury to heal, coach Tom Thibodeau will move forward as if he won't have one of his top defenders for the season opener. B...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  4. Healthy Bulls await official starting five

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The run of relative good health has continued for the Chicago Bulls, despite coach Tom Thibodeau's intense preseason regimen. The latest scare came in practice Saturday when forward Nikola Mirotic took a finger to the eye, but he partic...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  5. Pau Gasol sits with back tightness

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- New Chicago Bulls big man Pau Gasol missed practice Tuesday with tightness in his back, but his injury was not deemed to be serious. The 34-year-old veteran, who was signed as a free agent this offseason, did play 24 minutes as the star...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  6. Bulls feel good in advance of Thunder

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- For all the criticism that coach Tom Thibodeau gets for running his players into the ground with heavy playing time, the Chicago Bulls are about as healthy as they can hope to be at this time of the season. Of course, Derrick Rose is st...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  7. LeBron's ribbing doesn't faze Butler

    Doug Padilla

    Jimmy Butler is on his most productive and healthiest stretch of the season, yet one nagging injury remains. Butler admitted Saturday to a sore rib cage that is on the mend, saying he took a blow in last weekend's game against the Miami Heat. Pres...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  8. Butler still out but getting closer

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - It will be a telling weekend for Jimmy Butler as he tries to return from a turf-toe injury that has kept him out of action since Nov. 18. Butler did not practice with the team Friday at the Berto Center, but coach Tom Thibodeau s...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  9. James shocked at latest Rose injury

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Thursday night's matchup at the United Center, which had the potential to include the past two players to win an MVP award, won't come off as planned. And the Miami Heat's LeBron James is not too thrilled about it. The Chicago Bulls' De...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  10. Teague's stay in D-League was short

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- The knee injury to Chicago Bulls backup guard Mike James that forced fellow guard Marquis Teague to return from the NBA Development League after just a few hours might not be as bad as originally believed. James did not practice...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  11. Rose not looking beyond the horizon

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Ah to be young without a care in the world, when you can operate on instinct and flow where the current takes you. Take Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, for instance. The supremely confident point guard was asked about this wee...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  12. Noah, Hinrich return to practice

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Joakim Noah and Kirk Hinrich returned to practice Thursday, but both ailing Chicago Bulls players remain in doubt for Friday's preseason finale at home against the Denver Nuggets. Noah even remains in doubt for Tuesday's regular...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  13. Noah still awaits first preseason game

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- While Derrick Rose's absence from the Chicago Bulls' most recent preseason game has caused an avalanche of concern, Joakim Noah still hasn't played in a single warm-up contest. Noah practiced Monday at the Berto Center, continui...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  14. Hinrich, Noah held out of practice again

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- For a second consecutive day, both Kirk Hinrich and Joakim Noah were held out of action during an afternoon where playing time was cut short because of a slippery court. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Wednesday that Hinrich and Noah w...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  15. Thibs hopes Noah won't need surgery

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD. Ill. -- Rest and recovery is now on tap for many Chicago Bulls players now that the season has come to a close. The walking wounded included Joakim Noah and his sore feet, Kirk Hinrich and his calf injury, Luol Deng and his complication...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  16. Rip says he's healthy, finally gets a shot

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Disputing his coach's assertion that he is struggling with an injury while wondering aloud about his role, Chicago Bulls guard Richard Hamilton walked that fine line Monday night. He didn't want to question coach Tom Thibodeau's authorit...

    Blog | May 13, 2013