Bulls say Derrick Rose (illness) is out vs Memphis tonight, Taj Gibson (right ankle) is questionable & Joakim Noah (right ankle) is probable
Tony Allen (right corneal abrasion) is questionable for tonight’s game vs Bulls
Bulls-Grzz 630 pre Bulls Radio Net. ESPN 1000 Next 3 Bulls opponents: Mem. Tor. DC, 59-16.
Wheels up headed to Memphis . Go Bulls!
Off to Memphis. Thank you again to the men and women who handle the technical side on the Bulls Radio Network. You are appreciated.
Butler after Bulls win: "I think I’m OK at scoring right now; they (mates) give me the ball in incredible position and make it easy for me "
Thibs says Gibson is going with the Bulls to Memphis. Sounds like Rose is not. Although Thibs leaves door open he could join them tomorrow.
Rose not flying with Bulls. Revisit it tomorrow.
Bulls get a win and it's off to Memphis
Jimmy Butler joins Scottie Pippen & Michael Jordan as just 3rd player in Bulls history w/ 35 points, 7 rebs, 4 three's & 4 steals in a game
Latest Bulls Player Power Poll: 1. Butler, 2. Gasol, 3. Butler, 4. Gasol.
Bulls win 103-97 -score 30 -4th quarter points. Butler with a career high 35 Brooks -18 Noah 13 reb.
Bulls close it out 103-97. Butler finishes with a career high 35 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds. His agent, Happy Walters, is $miling.
Tomorrow's game at Memphis can't be an issue for Bulls if you go down to final minute to beat this Knicks team. CHI 103, NYK 97. Butler 35p.
Bulls win 103-97. Have to play better than this in Memphis tomorrow night.
Bulls finally get off reb; Noah with 13 secs and Bulls up 3; passes to Brooks, fouled; Pau rebs second. Plan was to wait; titillate TNT
Gasol and Brooks big time free throws..Bulls 103-97 with 10 sec left
Gasol with a layup from Brooks...100-97 Bulls 52 sec left NY ball
That decibel level was for pushing the Bulls' lead to three, 100-97, and for the free burgers if they win. Not necessarily in that order.
Career-high 35 pts from Butler. Bulls lead 96-91 with 2:35 left.
Knicks pull within 90-89 w/4:12 left. 76ers checking schedule to see when they get Bulls
NY on 12-3 run Bulls 90-89...412 left 4th
Win or lose, I'd be shocked if Thibs didn't light his team up after this one. The Knicks just want this game more than the Bulls do.
Timeout w/6:02 left to get oxygen for Butler. Has 32 points, 7 assts, 5 rebs, 4 stls, taped ankles at half and cut oranges; 87-81 Bulls
Bulls 87-81 602 left 4th