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The little engine that could finally threw a gear.
Dwyane Wade is limping around in obvious pain. LeBron James' shooting percentage is down. Shane Battier and Ray Allen have struggled to get anything going from 3-point range.
Bulls forward Luol Deng was activated before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat on Monday night but was not in the starting lineup after initially being ruled out because of an illness.
The Chicago Bulls officially ruled out the ailing Luol Deng and injured Kirk Hinrich along with Derrick Rose for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday.
It started with the flu, and turned into a hospital stay. There were terrible headaches and weakness. Just walking was a chore.
Derrick Rose still has not ruled out a return this season for the Chicago Bulls, saying he could play in their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Miami Heat.
Time for the Nets' biggest game in Brooklyn.
A year ago, Derrick Rose owned Chicago.
A.J. Price scored a career-high 24 points and John Wall overcame a slow start to finish with 23 for the Wizards, who kept coming back every time it looked as though the Bulls were ready to put them away.
Luol Deng scored 28 points, Carlos Boozer added 21 points and 17 rebounds, and the Bulls brought the Heat's pursuit of NBA history to a screeching halt.
Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose still isn't sure when he'll come back from his knee injury.
Derrick Rose is still not sure he'll play this season, saying that at this point the obstacles are more mental than physical as he tries to return from knee surgery.
Injured Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose is "not quite" ready to return from his knee injury, coach Tom Thibodeau said Friday.
Derrick Rose stood chatting with coach Tom Thibodeau for several minutes Wednesday after practice. Then, the Chicago Bulls' superstar worked on his jumper.
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers turned their attention Monday from bad basketball and trade talk to more somber matters.
Rose said Deng's absence does not have him feeling pressure to rejoin the lineup.
"My spirits are up," Rose said. "Just happy to be here. My family is here. My teammates are here. Just everybody that we need."