Jimmy Butler named reserve for 2016 NBA All-Star Game, Pau Gasol left out

The Butler has done it again.   Jimmy Butler was among the list of players added to the East’s roster for the 2016 All-Star game as officially announced by the NBA Thursday night.   Butler’s selection is the second of his career with the first one coming last year. He missed out on being named…

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Derrick Rose undergoes successful surgery for orbital fracture

Derrick Rose underwent surgery Wednesday for the left orbital fracture he sustained in Tuesday’s practice. (UPDATE: the Bulls announced he is expected to return in two weeks.) Per the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson, Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg said Rose’s surgery went well, but no timetable for his return has been determined yet. Despite that,…

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Derrick Rose suffers injury in first practice of 2015-16 season

Add a left orbital fracture to the list of injuries that Derrick Rose has suffered since entering the NBA. The Chicago Bulls announced Tuesday, the first day of training camp, that Rose has suffered a left orbital fracture during practice. The injury occurred after¬†Rose took an elbow to the face. Per K.C. Johnson of the¬†Chicago…

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Mike Dunleavy undergoes back surgery

The Chicago Bulls announced that forward Mike Dunleavy underwent a low back microdiscectomy procedure Friday at Rush University Medical Center. According to a press release, “Dunleavy experienced some occasional back discomfort over the summer which had recently worsened.” He had the surgery after discovering “conservative measures” didn’t help the back discomfort. Dunleavy is expected to…

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Gibson undergoes surgery, Iowa State assistant to join Bulls

(Photo credit: Kelvin Kuo – USA TODAY Sports)   The Chicago Bulls announced Friday morning via press release that forward Taj Gibson underwent surgery for his left ankle. Foot specialist Dr. David Porter did the arthroscopy and repair on Tuesday in Indianapolis.   The press release also stated that Gibson’s surgery went as planned and…

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