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Maybe it was Nazr Mohammed’s halftime speech, a stem winder after the Bulls trailed Miami 51-32 and shot three of 24 in the second quarter. “Nazr, he really chewed us out,” said Taj Gibson, who had all three second quarter scores. Maybe it was Derrick Rose in his second game back from knee surgery with a dozen points and drawing the defense with drives. “I think I attacked the basket a little bit more. I pushed myself to attack the rim,” said Rose. Bulls.com

“Just the ups and downs continue,” said Joakim Noah in a much relieved Bulls post game locker room scene. “I think definitely a very important win for us. Nazr gave us a great halftime speech about playing together and playing for the right reasons, staying together, not getting down on ourselves. We came out with the right mindset that [third] quarter, took it possession by possession, and a lot of guys stepped up. It was embarrassing. Getting outcompeted. Yeah, no question we still have to get better. But overall, the positive was that was a very good second half of basketball that we played. Our thing for years was our intensity and our defense, and it wasn’t there in the first half and it was there in the second half.’’ Bulls.com

March 3, 2015 Updates

Taj Gibson thought about getting even when his longtime friend was shot in the head. Derrick Rose also lost a childhood friend to a gun, but he never wanted condolences. He and Gibson were simply talking about friends they've lost to violence. So did Bulls reserve Nazr Mohammed and former teammate Luol Deng. And so did several friends and siblings of Chicago teens who have been killed in recent years. They all appear in "You're Not Alone," an anti-violence video produced by Bulls center Joakim Noah and directed by award-winning author and documentarian Alex Kotlowitz. The video also serves as an invitation for people to talk candidly about the emotional toll of gun violence, much like several interview subjects did during the 8-minute film. Chicago Tribune

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The Chicago Bulls are currently in 4th place in the NBA Eastern Conference, but they’re in first place in having fancy nights out on the town. Pau Gasol took his teammate Nazr Mohammad to the opera this weekend, because they are more cultured than you. Yes you, you simpleton. For The Win

November 16, 2014 Updates

Nazr Mohammed: Excited about the hire of @ChrysaChin by @TheNBPA. She's been an amazing mentor to me since I've been in the @NBA. #HeadedInRightDirection Twitter @NazrMohammed

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The Chicago Bulls announced today the team has re-signed center Nazr Mohammed (NAH-zee). In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Last season with the Bulls, Mohammed saw action in 80 games (one start) and averaged 1.6 ppg and 2.2 rpg in 7.0 mpg. He also appeared in two of Chicago’s five playoff contests. NBA.com

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Jackson's waited a little longer. He was a rookie, a late first-rounder in 2011, when the Thunder reached The Finals against Miami, not getting much time at all as he learned the ropes. But OKC veterans like Nazr Mohammad put the word out that the kid was getting things done in practice, and that he was going to be good. "It was tough," Jackson said. "A guy like Nazr told me to be patient, just continue to work, and my time would come. Nazr and Royal Ivey were my vets. I give them a lot of credit for not letting me go haywire ... just preaching to me on road trips that my hard work was going to pay off." NBA.com

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