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January 26, 2015 Updates

Besides, the idea that, merely halfway through a season begun with championship hopes, the locker room would be on the verge of mutiny vs. Thibodeau -- who'd be snatched up in 48 hours to steer some other contenders' defense toward the Finals, if he wanted that -- was silly. At best, if the "insiders say" stuff were true, it would reveal an immaturity and lack of seriousness within the ranks. NBA.com

"This don't have anything to do with Thibs at all," Rose said. " The way we've been playing don't have anything to do with Thibs. He's preparing us right. Everything he's doing, everything he did, everything possible to prepare us as a coach. It's up to the players to give the effort." NBA.com

January 25, 2015 Updates

Luol Deng: Great team win today. Thank you to all the fans for such a warm welcome back to the United Center, sincerely. It was a very emotional game for me and words cannot express my appreciation. Also thank you to the Bulls organization for the thoughtful tribute. #HeatNation Instagram

Is this an issue now? Yes. Jimmy Butler, who leads the NBA in minutes played, is already showing signs of fatigue as he tries to defend high-octane wing players every night and carry the scoring load as Rose works his way back. While neither Thibs nor Butler would ever acknowledge such fatigue, opposing players say privately that Butler isn't the physical force he was just a month ago. One of the reasons the Bulls became the popular pick as the team to win the Eastern Conference was Butler's emergence as a two-way force, so his maintenance has become nearly as important as that of Rose, Noah and now All-Star starter Gasol. ESPN.com

Allen is making it known that he wants to return to the NBA, and his list of suitors is growing. The Wizards and Cavaliers are the most notable teams interested, but watch out for the Bulls, who are in need of another long-range shooter with Mike Dunleavy Jr. and Doug McDermott battling injuries. Boston Globe

January 24, 2015 Updates

Pau Gasol: THANKS!!! Thanks to all of you this is an unforgettable day. You have voted us, my brother Marc and myself, and chosen us to start at the AllStar game that will be celebrated in New York on February 15th… I still can’t believe it! It’s a huge honor that we’ve just received as basketball players. Our family is full of pride and happiness on this moment that we will keep with us forever and that we want to share with all of you. I want to specially thank my teammates, our coaching staff and everyone that helps and/or has helped me be the player that I am. I will be very proud to represent the Chicago Bulls organization and the city of Chicago on such a special event. paugasol.com

The Bulls’ front line of Gasol, Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson helped Chicago outrebound Dallas 47-30. While the Mavericks got solid games from its starting big men — Tyson Chandler had his 19th double-double of the season and Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting — the rest of the Mavericks accounted for only 11 rebounds. “We needed to be tougher,” Carlisle said. “We need to be more hit-first.” Dallas Morning News

January 23, 2015 Updates

Pau Gasol: Tonight against #Dallas on the road. No time for complacency, we'll strive to play with the same intensity we played yesterday. #SeeRed Twitter @paugasol

January 22, 2015 Updates

Jorge Sierra: First European starters in NBA All-Star Game history: Pau and Marc Gasol. It's 2015. Dirk Nowitzki and Tony Parker have never been voted as starters for the All-Star. Dirk replaced a starter in both 2007 and 2010, though. Twitter @hoopshype

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