Connect with us

Chicago Bulls Update: Derrick Rose Set To Return Tonight Vs Hawks, Pau Gasol Replaces Jimmy Butler For All-Star Game

Chicago Bulls Update: Derrick Rose Set To Return Tonight Vs Hawks, Pau Gasol Replaces Jimmy Butler For All-Star Game
adidas miCoach Derrick Rose adifansnet / Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0

Sports

Chicago Bulls Update: Derrick Rose Set To Return Tonight Vs Hawks, Pau Gasol Replaces Jimmy Butler For All-Star Game

Injury-prone Derrick Rose missed the last game for the Chicago Bulls due to general soreness. Rose is set to return for Wednesday night’s crunch game against the Atlanta Hawks.

Injury-prone Derrick Rose missed the last game for the Chicago Bulls due to general soreness. Rose is set to return for Wednesday night’s crunch game against the Atlanta Hawks.

Chicago Bulls look forward to build positive momentum ahead of the All-Star break after losing 12 of 17. The All-Star break starts Thursday.

The Bulls are playing without their new perennial All-Star Jimmy Butler, who has has been ruled out for three to four weeks with a strained left knee. Butler is Bulls’ leading scorer and the best defender this season. Pau Gasol will be replacing him in the All-Star game. The Spaniard has cancelled a holiday trip after Adam Silver announced his name for the game.

Coach Fred Hoiberg said that Nikola Mirotic has lost 15 pounds due to complications from his appendectomy and is “still in a lot of pain,” as reported by the Chicago Tribune.

Rose has played 44 games this season for the Bulls, averaging 15.9 points and 4.8 assists. He shot 40.8 percent from the field. He has gelled with Jimmy Butler to form the most formidable backcourt pair of the league.

The Bulls lost three in a row to drop to 27-24 and are currently in the seventh position in the Eastern Conference, according to CBS Local.

Read More: NBA Trade Rumors: Bulls To Trade Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah For Blake Griffin

About Somak Raychowdhury

Somak covers all the latest happening in Sports, may it be basketball, boxing or soccer. He has ten years of experience reporting about the hottest NBA trade rumors. Follow him to know who is going to be traded to which team for the next season or to be updated on Manny Pacquiao's next fight schedule.

More in Sports

Good News

MNU EXCLUSIVES

To Top