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Bulls to use team effort to make up for Rose loss

Tom Thibodeau's team knows it will take a team effort to hold the fort as Derrick Rose recovers from injury.

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James Harden trade speaks to Bulls, Taj Gibson

The Oklahoma City Thunder let money dictate their basketball decisions when they traded shooting guard James Harden this weekend. Now the Chicago Bulls face a similar situation with Taj Gibson.

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Hinrich full participant in practice, eyes opener

Chicago Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich is hopeful that he will play in Wednesday's season opener against the Sacramento Kings after being a full participant in practice on Monday.

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Nazr Mohammed speaks about Harden trade

The Bulls center gave his opinion of his ex-teammate's move to the Rockets.

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Bulls defeat Pacers in preseason finale

Nate Robinson shined again in a starting role, leading the Bulls with 21 points in a victory over the Pacers in their final preseason game of the season.

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Bulls SF Luol Deng says he feels no pain in wrist

Chicago Bulls All-Star forward Luol Deng says he isn't feeling any pain in the left wrist the bothered him during the 2011-12 season, so at this point he's confident in his decision to forgo offseason surgery.

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Bulls close out the preseason against the Pacers

The Chicago Bulls close out their preseason against the Indiana Pacers on Friday in South Bend, Ind.

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Bulls finalize roster, waive Allen, Jaric

The Chicago Bulls waived Ryan Allen and Marko Jaric on Wednesday, finalizing Chicago's regular season roster.

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Taj Gibson not focused on contract

The leader of Chicago's Bench Mob has demurred when asked about a possible contract extension with the Bulls.

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Kirk Hinrich suffers groin strain, may miss time

Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich suffered a groin strain on Tuesday against the Thunder and may have to miss time as a result.

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Bulls beat Thunder 94-89 on Tuesday night

Carlos Boozer led the Bulls with 24 points, but Kirk Hinrich suffered his second minor injury of the preseason.

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Durant and Westbrook to sit in Chicago Tuesday

OKC Thunder superstars Durant and Westbrook will not be playing in a preseason game at the United Center Tuesday night

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80% of NBA GMs pick Pacers over Bulls in Central

In a survey of NBA general managers, four out of every five polled said they thought the Indiana Pacers would win the Central Division, not the Chicago Bulls.

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Boozer showing up big time in preseason

The oft-criticized forward has made his presence felt in the preseason thus far.

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Bulls ease by T-Wolves in preseason action

Chicago battered a Timberwolves team that was missing its two starting big men on Friday night.

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Bulls, Taj Gibson in contract extension talks

Taj Gibson and the Chicago Bulls are engaged in talks about a contract extension, but the deadline for a deal is rapidly approaching.

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Rip Hamilton hoping to stay healthy in 2012

Rip Hamilton of the Chicago Bulls is hoping to stay healthy this season, and the team will be depending on him with Derrick Rose out.

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Kirk Hinrich misses win with thumb injury

The Chicago Bulls guard was out for Tuesday's game, but the injury is not considered to be serious.

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Nate Robinson has breakout game in win

The Chicago point guard scored 24 points and dished out 13 assists in the team's 100-94 win over the Bucks.

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Bulls slide by Bucks, 100-94

Nate Robinson compiled a double-double in Tuesday night's victory.

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The Bulls' Marco Belinelli says his shot will fall

Chicago forward Marco Bellinelli hasn't hit a 3 in three preseason games

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Chicago Bulls Notebook: Season Preview

The Chicago Bulls are back. Well, sort of. SB Nation Chicago's Ricky O'Donnell looks ahead to the upcoming season and takes in the preseason's most entertaining storylines.

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Bulls hoping new fines will curb flopping

The Chicago Bulls and head coach Tom Thibodeau welcome the newly instituted flopping rules, and hope they will improve the product on the court.

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Mohammed would like to end career with Bulls

14 year NBA veteran and Chicago native Nazr Mohammed would like to end his career with the Bulls.

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Deng, Hamilton return for Bulls vs. Bucks

The Chicago Bulls host the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday at the United Center. Luol Deng and Richard Hamilton will return to the lineup after missing the Bulls' last game.

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Hinrich, Hamilton happy to finally be teammates

After years of battling on opposing teams, Chicago Bulls guards Kirk Hinrich and Richard Hamilton are happy to be teammates.

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Deng back in lineup after tweaking groin

Luol Deng will be back in the lineup for the Bulls on Tuesday night after missing a game with a sore groin.

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Thibodeau emphasizes improvement in preseason

The Bulls head coach said on Sunday that he wants his team to approach the preseason correctly.

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Hinrich brings experience and leadership to Bulls

Kirk Hinrich's experience and leadership boosts a Chicago Bulls team built on work ethic

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Mohammed looks to bring winning attitude to Bulls

Nazr Mohammed brings more experience to a Chicago Bulls team looking to make its first NBA Finals appearance since 1998.

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Bulls, Cavs meet in exhibition at Assembly Hall

After winning their first exhibition game earlier this week, the Chicago Bulls meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in Champaign, Ill., on Friday night.

"(Tuesday's game) gave us a baseline, and we're striving for improvement each and every day," coach Tom Thibodeau said in a report by Nick Friedell of ESPNChicago.com. "We want to be a well-balanced team, we've got to be on both sides of the ball."

The Bulls defeated the Memphis Grizzlies, 92-88, in the United Center on Tuesday as five players, including three starters, scored in double figures.

Luol Deng had a game-high 18 points on 4-of-8 shooting from the floor, also going 9-of-11 from the free-throw line. Other double-digit scorers included Joakim Noah (10), Richard Hamilton (13), Nazr Mohammed (13), and Nate Robinson (13).

Meanwhile, the Cavaliers dropped their first preseason game against an NBA opponent, 97-80, to the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday. Point guard Kyrie Irving was the team's second-leading scorer in the contest, going for 16 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field. First-round draft pick Dion Waiters scored two points on 1-of-7 shooting from the floor in 14 minutes of action.

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. CT at the University of Illinois's Assembly Hall.

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Bulls to play back-to-back games over weekend

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is hoping that back-to-back preseason games will help prepare his team for the grind of the regular season.

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Bulls bench needs time to develop chemistry

Chicago's bench will need time to develop chemistry, as the Bulls cope with Derrick Rose's injury.

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Marquis Teague has long road to playing time

The rookie from Kentucky still has a lot of work to do before getting consistent playing time.

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Mohammed happy to be with Bulls in Chicago

New Chicago Bull Nazr Mohammed is happy to finally be playing in his hometown in his 15th season in the NBA.

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Noah reflects on his grandmother's passing

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah reflected on the passing of his grandmother as he returned to the basketball court on Tuesday.

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Hinrich impresses defensively in Bulls' debut

Chicago Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich set the tone on defense in the Bulls' preseason-opening victory on Tuesday.

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Bulls hold on to be Grizzlies, 92-88

Luol Deng leads the way for Bulls in preseason loss.

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Derrick Rose says he needs to be patient on return

Derrick Rose talked to ESPN's Rachel Nichols about recovering from his ACL injury.

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