Bulls Players Have Been Told Thibodeau Is Out
Video: Kanye West Performs “All Day” During A Timeout At Game 4 Of Cavs/Bulls Series
Jimmy Butler Is Out 3 To 4 Weeks
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler could miss three to four weeks with an elbow sprain, but he isn’t expected to need surgery, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.
Butler was scheduled to have an MRI on his left elbow after being injured in Sunday’s 96-86 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Derrick Rose To Have Surgery On Torn Meniscus
The Bulls announced Tuesday that Derrick Rose will undergo surgery to address a medial meniscus tear in his right knee, marking the third time he’s undergone knee surgery since May 2012.
Rose reported feeling pain in his right knee, which led to an exam and an MRI, which confirmed the tear. A surgery date and a recovery timeline have not yet been set.
Lebron James Breaks Scottie Pippen’s Assist Record For Forwards
With his fifth assist of the game – this behind-the-back beauty to Kevin Love – LeBron James set the record for assists by a forward.
LeBron now has 6,136 career assists, one more than Scottie Pippen. The Cavaliers forward still falls behind 26 guards for career assists.
The Time Michael Jordan Wore The Number 12
Jordan’s No. 23 jersey is believed to have been stolen on the day of the game. The Bulls did not bring a backup No. 23 jersey with them, but the team did have a just-in-case No. 12 kit bearing no name on the back. Sam Smith, who covered the game for the Chicago Tribune and now writes for Bulls.com, remembered a search in the crowd for a No. 23 jersey that would fit Jordan’s 6’6’’ frame.