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John Paxson Says He Remains 'Committed' To Jim Boylen

John Paxson Says He Remains 'Committed' To Jim Boylen

John Paxson reaffirmed his commitment to Jim Boylen despite the Chicago Bulls’ struggles this season in an interview with K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago. “We’re committed to Jim. There’s no quick fix to this. We’re not thinking of making any changes. Jim is a grinder. He’s going to keep grinding. One thing I respect immensely about him is he’s willing to listen to ideas. The thing he and I do is talk basketball. When I see things, he listens…

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Otto Porter Jr. Out At Least Four More Weeks With Left Foot Injury

Otto Porter Jr. Out At Least Four More Weeks With Left Foot Injury

Otto Porter Jr. was evaluated on Monday by a foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Bob Anderson, in Green Bay, Wis. Anderson confirmed the bone injury and healing response in Porter’s left foot consistent with a small fracture that has become more clearly defined with repeated imaging over the last five weeks. Porter will continue his current period of immobilization and progress as tolerated over the next four weeks when he will be reassessed. Full article @ Otto Porter…

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Otto Porter Jr. Still Has Bone Edema, Set To Visit Foot Specialist

Otto Porter Jr. Still Has Bone Edema, Set To Visit Foot Specialist

Otto Porter Jr. underwent a repeat MRI of his left foot on Wednesday, Dec. 4, which revealed continued bone edema. Following a brief period of immobilization, Porter will resume a program of non-impact activities and targeted therapy. Porter will also be evaluated by Dr. Bob Anderson, a foot and ankle specialist in Green Bay, Wisc., and be reassessed in two weeks. Full article @ Otto Porter Jr. Still Has Bone Edema, Set To Visit Foot Specialist Source:…

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Chandler Hutchison Out With Right Shoulder Contusion

Chandler Hutchison Out With Right Shoulder Contusion

Chandler Hutchison underwent an MRI in Portland on Thursday morning which confirmed a right shoulder contusion sustained in Tuesday’s game at Golden State. Hutchison will be re-evaluated when the team returns to Chicago next week. Full article @ Chandler Hutchison Out With Right Shoulder Contusion Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Jerry Reindsorf Frustrated With Gar Forman Over Bulls' Poor Start

Jerry Reindsorf Frustrated With Gar Forman Over Bulls' Poor Start

Jerry Reinsdorf “is livid” about the Chicago Bulls’ slow start to the 19-20 season, according to several sources that spoke with Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times. Reinsdorf reportedly is focused on Gar Forman and his unhappiness has been building over time after several questionable decisions. The opinion of Doug Collins has been carrying weight in the matter. John Paxson is thought to be untouchable to Reinsdorf, while Boylen is also well-respected with his three-year extension signed off on by…

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Zach LaVine After Hitting 13 3's: 'Hopefully This Is That Turning Point For Us'

Zach LaVine After Hitting 13 3's: 'Hopefully This Is That Turning Point For Us'

Zach LaVine hit 13 3-pointers, including the game winner, in the Chicago Bulls’ 116-115 win over the Charlotte Hornets. The 13 3’s represent the second-most in NBA history, tied with Steph Curry. LaVine’s 49-point performance comes a day after he was benched in the first quarter by Jim Boylen. “We’ve been playing good in stretches. We just executed to perfection down the stretch. Obviously, you know, we got blessed a little bit with some luck. We can take this energy…

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Zach LaVine On Jim Boylen: 'It's Hard To Trust Someone Who Doesn't Trust You'

Zach LaVine On Jim Boylen: 'It's Hard To Trust Someone Who Doesn't Trust You'

Zach LaVine pointed to a lack of trust between him and Jim Boylen following the Chicago Bulls’ 116-108 loss to the Miami Heat. LaVine was pulled in the first quarter, with the Bulls down 13-0, after what Boylen described were defensive mistakes. “I thought, ‘He needs a break.’ I thought he needed to come in and think about it. I felt there were some defensive mistakes that didn’t need to be made. I thought he needed to come over and…

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Otto Porter Jr. Has Bone Bruising On Left Foot

Otto Porter Jr. Has Bone Bruising On Left Foot

Otto Porter Jr. underwent a repeat MRI on Tuesday, Nov. 19, of his left foot which revealed bone bruising not apparent on his original MRI and consistent with his ongoing symptoms. Porter will continue his current course of treatment and be reassessed in two weeks. Full article @ Otto Porter Jr. Has Bone Bruising On Left Foot Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Coby White Sets Bulls Record With 7 3-Pointers In Quarter

Coby White Sets Bulls Record With 7 3-Pointers In Quarter

Coby White became the youngest player in NBA history to hit 7 3-pointers in a game during the Chicago Bulls’ 120-102 win over the New York Knicks. White, who made all 7 3’s in the 4th quarter, also set a Bulls record for most 3’s in a quarter. “I know to shoot your way out of a slump, you gotta shoot the ball and stay confident. If you’re not confident, you’re never going to hit shots. I just try to…

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Cristiano Felicio Out 4-8 Weeks With Fractured Wrist

Cristiano Felicio Out 4-8 Weeks With Fractured Wrist

Cristiano FelĂ­cio sustained a non-displaced fracture of the trapezoid bone in his right wrist in practice on Monday, Nov. 11. The diagnosis was confirmed by a CT scan. Felicio is expected to be out four to eight weeks and will be re-examined in two weeks. Full article @ Cristiano Felicio Out 4-8 Weeks With Fractured Wrist Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap