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Whoa! Looks like Whiteside tried to put himself in Triple H’s finishing move
That’s a flagrant 2?
Do the Raps ever run plays for JV? The guy never sees the ball...
JV can have a dbl-dbl by 3rd quarter vs Philly tonight- book it.
Derrick Rose (right knee) is out. Jimmy Butler (left elbow sprain) is out. Taj Gibson (left ankle) is out Pau Gasol (illness) is probable
With Rose, Gibson and Butler out, the Bulls lose 49% of their scoring and it’s likely the Bulls will use their 19th starting lineup tmrw
The first time they played together was in Sunday's loss to the Clippers.
Bulls will use 20th different starting lineup Tuesday vs. Wizards.
It s always something ! http://t.co/lpwkwgpMbb
McDermott working on his floater off the crossover. He'll be breaking Summer League ankles all June with that.
Gibson in a boot. Not Butler. At this point, boots for everyone!
Gibson rolled his ankle badly while landing on somebody's foot. Butler got his elbow caught in a screen. Those are just basketball plays.
The Thibs' minutes debate will rage on forever, but he shouldn't be blamed for Gibson and Butler's injuries. Bulls just caught bad luck.
Snell's confidence has been high of late -- he's going to be the guy Thibs leans on even more without Butler. On both ends of the floor.
Thibs on who the next man up is for the Bulls: "Our Team"
Bairstow looks healthy.
Butler still in a boot. Help Wanted sign just posted outside Advocate Center.
No matter what Thibs says, no team can afford to lose three players the caliber of Rose, Butler and Gibson and sustain success.
As far as a replacement for Butler. Thibs said, "the team."
Next man up ! http://t.co/2Un30NTNgm
Gibson hasn't done anything on the court.
Thibs has already hit on familiar refrain that Bulls have "more than enough"
"Disappointed for Jimmy ... We've got to hold the fort down." Thibs.
"No one is feeling sorry for us .... Whoever is next, get out there and get it done." Thibs on Butler.
Usual storyline with Wizards in town is who has better backcourt: Rose-Butler or Wall-Beal? Bulls likely starting Brooks-Snell now.
Elbow sprain sounds mild, but full description of Butler's condition is "Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and small bone impaction injury."
If Butler returns in 3 weeks, there are 11 regular-season games left. If it takes 6 weeks, there are two games remaining.
Twitterverse needs to chill with the blame game. Jimmy Butler ran into a screen. Freak injury.
According to Bulls, Butler 3-6 weeks.
Tony Snell time.
Their starting backcourt will likely miss the entire month of March, and there’s still no word on Taj Gibson’s ankle
Very good chance Bulls could be without Rose, Butler and Gibson for most of the month. Not good.
Bulls announce Jimmy Butler has grade 2-3 ligament strain in left elbow. Estimate for return, 3-6 weeks
It is estimated that Butler may be out three to six weeks.
Bulls send out release saying MRI on Jimmy Butler's elbow confirmed sprain. Say he could be out between 3-6 weeks.
Bulls release says Butler will miss 3-6 weeks with "Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and small bone impaction injury to the left elbow."
The Bulls announced that an MRI of Jimmy Butler confirmed a Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and small bone impaction injury left elbow
Bulls basketball: Winter's coming!
Huge blow for Bulls on top of Rose injury. Butler is leading scorer, best defender and leads NBA in minutes.
Butler doesn't need surgery so his absence will be determined by how elbow responds to rest/treatment.
Still hopeful Butler will return for a few games before postseason with Rose. Butler was seen walking into Bulls' facility wearing brace.
Butler could be out 3 weeks ... So there's that.
Rose, Butler and Gibson all out for awhile now. Bulls have open roster spot. Will be tough sledding offensively in near future.
Source said Butler will be evaluated on a weekly basis and could be back before 3 weeks. But definitely out extended period.
Miami Heat have reached agreement with forward Henry Walker on a second 10-day contract, league source tells RealGM. First expires today.
Way too many people are leaving us...RIP one of the ALL TIME greats Gordie Gillespie. A man of character and integrity.
Are you sure you re all right? You sure?
Really ,really good NBA game ....
LeBron channeling Chris Dudley.
My oh my oh my ....
So remember the NBA releases last 2 min on officials calls at crunch time. Last Rockets sequence was rather bizarre.
I want Cavs and Rockets to play nine overtimes.
Prior to the game caught up with legendary referee of 38 years Joey Crawford and no he did not tech me up http://t.co/htpTPl6y2u
Harden put somebody in a blender!!! Pardon me, in partaking this at a Harold's. Chicagoans say this is some of the best y'all have to offer
Thibodeau on Hinrich 0-7: "Kirk is battling through injury; we’re shorthanded and he is giving us what he has."
Mirotic: "The most important thing with our team is whenever something happen here we are together and we really try to find a way."
Mirotic w/29 pts and 9 rebs: "I am trying to play well, but we lost the game and I have a bad feeling about this game."
Mirotic on career hi 29: "Tough game for us because we lost. Without Derrick without Pau without Jimmy, so somebody need to shoot the ball."
Thibs on 31% shooting: "When your primary scorers are out it’s going to be a struggle. But we’ve go to be able to find a way to win."
Thibodeau on Butler leaving in 3rd: "It’s a hyperextension of the elbow; he’ll have an MRI tomorrow; so we’ll find out more then."
Thibs on Gasol 4&15: "I want to give Pau credit, Pau is sick, very sick. He knows we’re shorthanded; he got out there and gave us everything
Thibodeau on 96-86 loss: "You’ve just got to find a way to win; that game was winnable down the stretch and we just didn’t get it done."
Taj Gibson is in a walking boot. Jimmy Butler has Monday MRI scheduled. And Rose out 4-6 weeks. Same old story for Bulls.
Taj Gibson is in a walking boot.
Derrick Rose continued his rehab today and continues to say he'll return this season.
Gasol is still very sick, Thibs said. Likely contributed to his 2-13 performance and struggles against Jordan
Hyperextended elbow for Butler. MRI upcoming
Thibs says Butler has a hyperextended elbow and will have an MRI tomorrow.
Thibodeau said Butler will have MRI on hyperextended left elbow on Monday.
Thibodeau credited Gasol for playing through illness because Bulls were shorthanded.
Thibs says Gasol is still very sick. Gave him credit for getting out there and playing.
The last Bulls FG by a player other than Mirotic came with 3:10 left in the 3rd -- Tony Snell hit a 3.
Mirotic was 11-for-23 from the field. The rest of the Bulls were 16-for-64. Unbelievable.
LAC 96-86 --Final Jordan with 26 reb Niko with 29-9