Bulls morning roundup


Bulls morning roundup

With yesterdays rout of the Charlotte Bobcats, the Bulls focus was already on their series-finale matchup with the Miami Heat.

Luol Deng and Derrick Rose sat out against Charlotte, but Coach Tom Thibodeau remained optimistic that the two All-Stars could rejoin the lineup tonight in Miami.

Richard Hamilton scored 24 points in Wednesdays win and is finding his rhythm at the right time.

Adding to the Bobcats futility was an incident between Coach Paul Silas and forward Tyrus Thomas.

What does Jeremy Lin have in common with President Barack Obama? Besides both being Harvard alumni, both help complete Times Magazine list of the 100 most influential people.

With less than a handful of games remaining, Thibodeau wants his team to play with more of a sense of urgency in preparation for the postseason.

The Boston Celtics clinched the Atlantic Division with a win yesterday, but the Big Three was nearly broken up with a tread deadline deal that fell apart.

Derrick Rose has missed more time on the court this season more than he has in his entire basketball career, but hes keeping a positive attitude with the postseason nearing.

Is Ryan Arcidiacono trying to become the fourth Jonas Brother?


Is Ryan Arcidiacono trying to become the fourth Jonas Brother?

The Jonas Brothers are in Chicago for concerts that are taking place on Thursday and Friday night, and they have enjoyed quite a week. This week the trio has enjoyed a nice golf outing at Village Links in Glen Ellyn, had some quality BBQ at Bub City and even got the amazing opportunity to play a touch football game at Soldier Field. But one particular Bulls guard is looking to add another fun experience to their Chicago trip.

The Bulls organization welcomed the Jonas Brothers to the city with a set of custom jerseys for the trio and their significant others and that's when Ryan Arcidiacono chimed in with his offer. 

Since the Jonas Brothers have already got to play some football on the actual Soldier Field grass, Arci figured they might as well keep the Chicago sports-themed fun going and shoot some hoops with him. 

Now, Arcidiacono didn't make it clear whether or not he was offering for the Jonas Brother to get some shots up with him at the United Center, where their shows take place on Thursday and Friday night. But, either way, his time is running out as they will be moving on to Jackson County, MO for their next stop on tour on September 21.

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Bears Week 3 injury report: Eddie Jackson, Trey Burton limited in practice

Bears Week 3 injury report: Eddie Jackson, Trey Burton limited in practice

The Chicago Bears have a favorable matchup Monday night against the Redskins in a game that could be just what the offense needs to get back on track. Washington will be the worst defense Mitch Trubisky has faced (by far) this season and should present opportunities for big plays in both the passing and running games.

But as is the case every week in the NFL, injuries could play a part in the outcome. And the Bears have a few notable names on their injury report.

The most notable is DL Bilal Nichols, who's expected to miss the game with a broken hand. Trey Burton was limited in practice once again with a groin injury, but he should be good to go Monday night. He returned to action in Week 2 and played 26 of 60 snaps on offense.

Kyle Long (hip), Eddie Jackson (shoulder) and Eddie Goldman (oblique) were also limited Thursday, but none appear at risk of missing the game.

The long week should help the Bears climb closer to full health with the exception of Nichols.