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  1. Thibs enjoys Noah's ASG performance

    Nick Friedell

    TORONTO -- As Tom Thibodeau watched the All-Star Game on Sunday night, he started to feel a little trepidation for his center, Joakim Noah. The game wasn't unfolding in a way in which Noah could showcase his skills and Thibodeau knew it. "The sec...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  2. Noah plays his game as All-Star first timer

    Nick Friedell

    HOUSTON -- Joakim Noah did not want to waste a second of his first All-Star experience. He was the first player out on the floor Sunday night, happily bouncing onto the Toyota Center court, soaking his superstar surroundings in. As he got ready...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  3. Deng: Rose 'wants to play more than anyone'

    Nick Friedell

    HOUSTON -- The Chicago Bulls have two All-Stars playing in Sunday night's game -- Joakim Noah and Luol Deng -- but it's another player on their roster who has everybody talking. Derrick Rose's recent admission that he "wouldn't mind" missing the ...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  4. Noah, Deng cherishing All-Star together

    Nick Friedell

    HOUSTON -- As the rest of the Eastern Conference All-Stars began stretching in a line at Saturday practice, Luol Deng and Joakim Noah remained a few paces away from everybody else. The Chicago Bulls teammates were trapped in their own conversatio...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  5. Noah plans to play in All-Star Game

    Nick Friedell

    BOSTON -- Joakim Noah is headed to Houston for All-Star Weekend and he indicated Wednesday evening he intends to play in Sunday night's game. Noah, who has been battling plantar fasciitis in his right foot for the past month, played the most acti...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  6. Thibs should be proud of All-Star selections

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Tom Thibodeau will never take any credit for the fact that Joakim Noah and Luol Deng were named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team Thursday night ... but he should. Without Thibodeau leading the way and pushing them as hard as he c...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  7. Rose no fan of All-Star Game dancing

    Nick Friedell

    Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says he can dance, but that he doesn't feel as if the All-Star Game is the right venue to showcase those skills. "I can dance," Rose said after Sunday night's All-Star Game. "But there's a time and place for that a...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  8. Thibodeau cautious with Deng, Rose

    Nick Friedell

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng only played six minutes in the first quarter of Sunday night's All-Star game due to falling on his injured left wrist. Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, also the head coach for the Eastern Conference All...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  9. Bulls' contingent forced to mellow at ASG

    Nick Friedell

    ORLANDO, Fla -- Watching Sunday night's All-Star Game was like watching a pick-up game in an alternate Chicago Bulls universe. Instead of racing up and down the floor with ferocity, Derrick Rose coasted for most of his 18 minutes of action, prefe...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  10. Luol Deng honors Africa with T-shirt

    Nick Friedell

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng wore a black shirt emblazoned with an outline of Africa on it before being introduced at the All-Star Game on Sunday night. Deng, who is originally from the South Sudan and was making his first All-Sta...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  11. Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng exits All-Star Game after fall but says ...

    Nick Friedell

    Bulls' Luol Deng stays out of All-Star Game after fall but says his wrist is OK.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  12. Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng breaks All-Star dress code to honor Afri...

    Nick Friedell

    The Bulls' Luol Deng broke the All-Star dress code to honor Africa.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  13. Adidas OK if Howard ever opts for Bulls

    Nick Friedell

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard are the faces of adidas basketball and the company wants to make it clear that it would have no issue if the pair teamed up together in Chicago if Howard decided to join the Bulls at some point down the...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  14. Video: Will Thibs rest Rose?

    Nick Friedell

    ESPNChicago's Nick Friedell reports on how much playing time Derrick Rose and Luol Deng are likely to get in Sunday's All-Star game....

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  15. Derrick Rose: LeBron's praise 'means a lot'

    Nick Friedell

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has always talked about the respect he has for Miami Heat superstar LeBron James, so it came as no surprise that Rose appreciated James' recent statement that Rose has "evolved" the point guard ...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  16. Rose won't see big minutes in All-Star Game

    Nick Friedell

    When asked during Saturday's All-Star practice about Derrick Rose's minutes situation for Sunday's game, Chicago Bulls (and Eastern Conference) head coach Tom Thibodeau responded this way. "He'll get a few, Thibodeau said. "But not too many." B...

    Blog | February 25, 2012