MIAMI – The Miami Heat have been in this less-than-ideal spot before.
MIAMI – Nate Robinson was spitting blood in the first half, then delivered the deepest cuts of the night in the final moments. And the Bulls reminded the Miami Heat that no one in the NBA plays them any tougher.
MIAMI (AP) — Derrick Rose still has not ruled out a return this season for the Chicago Bulls, saying he could play in their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Miami Heat.
MIAMI – If needed, there’s plenty of things Miami and the Bulls could use as extra motivation before meeting in a playoff series, like how the Heat rolled to a win when they met in the Eastern Conference finals two years ago or how the Bulls snapped the reigning champions’ 27-game winning streak down the stretch of this regular season.
NEW YORK – Joakim Noah climbed over the baseline seats, his foot that hurt so much two weeks ago that he feared he couldn't play looking pain-free as he embraced his mother.
NEW YORK (AP) — Luol Deng will miss Game 7 of Chicago's series against the Brooklyn Nets, but the Bulls still hope Kirk Hinrich can play.
NEW YORK – Time for the Nets' biggest game in Brooklyn.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng says the illness that kept him out of a playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets was far more serious than the flu.
CHICAGO – Down and just about out, the Brooklyn Nets are suddenly on quite a roll.
CHICAGO – Luol Deng looked like he needed a warm blanket and a big bowl of chicken soup as he shivered in the Bulls’ locker room before Thursday’s game.
CHICAGO – As a handful of his teammates battled various injuries and illnesses Thursday, Bulls rookie point guard Marquis Teague prepared for his role as the next man up.
DEERFIELD – Imagine a child covering his or her ears and shouting to avoid hearing your words.
CHICAGO – The Bulls had a chance to put away the Brooklyn Nets. Instead, they stumbled.
Not enough rebounding for Bulls
NEW YORK – The Bulls will be without point guard Kirk Hinrich on Monday night against Brooklyn because of a bruised left calf. His absence might give Game 4 star Nate Robinson a chance to start in the potential clincher for Chicago.