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Bulls make Moore deal official

ESPN CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls have signed former Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore.The team didn't announce contract terms Thursday. Moore, 6-5 and 191 pounds, played in 79 games with the Magic last season, averaging 6.4 points and 1.7 rebounds per game. He shot 43 percent from the field. He was with Orlando for two seasons and the Boston Celtics for one season. Boston drafted him in 2011 out...
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Rose feeling good after winning gold

ESPN (Mark Woods) — MADRID –- Four shots. Four misses. But a second gold medal. It was not a personal performance that will rank highly among Derrick Rose's finest but it was, said the Chicago Bulls guard, still a night he will never forget as the United States secured their second straight FIBA Basketball World Cup with a 129-92 rout of Serbia in Madrid. “I got the gold without even scoring,”...
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Scouting report: Bulls ran Luol Deng 'into the ground'

ESPN (Jon Greenberg) — When the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Luol Deng in a January trade with the Bulls they received a player who had been run "into the ground" by Chicago, according to a leaked scouting report used by the Atlanta Hawks.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Atlanta's WSB-TV released the Hawks' now-infamous scouting report on Deng via their websites Friday. The then-unseen report was made famous by...
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Paxson happy with Rose's 'explosiveness'

ESPN (Jon Greenberg) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls are keeping tabs on Derrick Rose's play in the FIBA World Cup in Spain, but they're not admitting to counting his missed shots. That's tough to do when you're lighting candles and saying multi-denominational prayers for his good health.Coming off the bench for first time ever, Rose is averaging 5.4 points in 17.3 minutes a game, shooting 27.3 percent (15-for-55)...
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Bulls unveil new Chicago practice facility

ESPN (Jon Greenberg) — CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls unveiled their new 60,000-square foot practice facility, the Advocate Center on Friday.Opened just 15 months after the organization broke ground in the parking lot across the street from the United Center, it's a gleaming basketball palace (estimated to cost $25 million) with a naming rights deal (Advocate Health Care), two full practice courts, spacious training...
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Rose 'feeling good' after FIBA back-to-back

ESPN (Marc Stein) — BILBAO, Spain -- Derrick Rose quietly reached a milestone here Sunday night when he came off the bench in an otherwise forgettable first half for Team USA against Turkey. Rose's entrance into the game marked the first time the Chicago Bulls star played in the second half of a back-to-back set since Nov. 22, when his ill-fated appearance in Portland that night came to a halt with Rose suffering...
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Rose and Davis? Imagine the possibilities

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — Anthony Davis' play for Team USA has made the collective mind of Chicago basketball dance. Would Davis, a Chicago native, come back home to team with Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls? That scenario is still several years off, but that doesn't mean that fans can't enjoy the pair together in the moment as they did over the weekend when the Perspectives Charter product teamed up with Rose, the...
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Anxiety all part of game in Rose watch

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — That feeling isn't going away.That feeling fans have every time Derrick Rose jumps, every time he makes a cut and every time -- like Tuesday, when he has some soreness in his knee and he can't practice -- isn't going to go away for a long time. It's in the pit of most fans' stomachs because of recent history. That's because Rose has barely been on the floor the last few years. Forty-nine games...
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Kaplan on Rose: Knee soreness normal

ESPN (Staff) — If Derrick Rose is experiencing soreness in his surgically-repaired knees, it should be viewed as a completely normal part of the rehab process, according to Dr. Michael Kaplan, ESPN medical analyst."I think it's not something that you need to necessarily get nervous about," Kaplan said Wednesday on the "Carmen & Jurko Show" on ESPN Chicago 1000. "Obviously, when it's Derrick Rose, everybody...
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Rose sits for 'recovery day' with Team USA

ESPN (Mike Mazzeo) — WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, who played his first game Saturday since tearing the medial meniscus in his right knee back in November 2013, was given a rest day Monday as Team USA practiced at West Point. "I feel great actually. My body is good. I'm not aching, so that's a good sign, and I'm just trying to take it day by day," Rose, who scored seven points in 24 minutes...
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Chicago native Coach K happy to be back

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — CHICAGO -- The happiest man in the United Center on Saturday night probably won't be Derrick Rose. That's a surprise given how excited the former NBA MVP is to play in front of his home fans again for Team USA after playing in just five home games last season before a torn meniscus in his right knee ended his campaign. The happiest man will be standing on Team USA's sidelines. That man would...
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Derrick Rose: 'My game is totally different'

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — CHICAGO -- Mike Krzyzewski chuckled Friday when the topic of Derrick Rose's "role" on Team USA came up.With Paul George out of commission because of a gruesome leg injury and Kevin Durant leaving the team, Rose is expected to have more offensive responsibilities for Team USA as it gets set to face off against the Brazil on Saturday night at the United Center.In Krzyzewski's mind, though, not...
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2014-15 schedule: 10 games to watch

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls are gearing up for one of the most hyped seasons in recent memory. Coach Tom Thibodeau's team enters the season with a legitimate chance to contend for a title depending on Rose's health. The eyes of the basketball world will be focused on Rose as he tries to make his way back from a second serious knee injury. With that in mind, let's take a look at 10 of...
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Bigger Team USA role should benefit Rose

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — Tom Thibodeau spoke with a sense of relief during Team USA's training camp in Las Vegas two weeks ago. The Chicago Bulls head coach and Team USA assistant was ecstatic that Derrick Rose was back on the floor and performing at a high level and playing with the same speed and explosiveness that he had shown before his first knee injury in April 2012. But most importantly, Thibodeau was relieved...
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Lillard continues to learn from Rose

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — As far as the calendar is concerned, Derrick Rose, 25, is only a year and almost three months older than Damian Lillard, but the Chicago Bulls superstar is much older in professional basketball years. Rose is entering his seventh season in the league while Lillard, the Portland Trail Blazers star point guard, is coming into just his third year. The pair will reunite beginning Thursday in...
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