Bulls’ Hinrich has bruised calf
CHICAGO – The Bulls never truly know which version of guard Nate Robinson they are getting any given game.
CHICAGO – Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich, a 32-year-old veteran with 743 career games that have worn down his body, is still capable of playing against and guarding the game’s elite.
CHICAGO – Nate Robinson scored 34 points, and the Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation to beat the Brooklyn Nets, 142-134, in triple overtime Saturday and take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
CHICAGO – Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau paced along the sideline watching his team commit turnover after turnover.
CHICAGO – Every play near the basket looked like a traffic accident. There were long scoreless stretches. Shooting from outside was a dicey proposition.
CHICAGO – Hustle plays and good energy never go unnoticed or underappreciated by Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau.