Brooks scores 31 points, Bulls beat 76ers in OT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Brooks scored seven of his season-high 31 points in overtime to help the short-handed Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 104-95 on Wednesday night. Pau Gasol had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and Nikola Mirotic finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls. They snapped a three-game skid without[…]

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No Rose, no Butler, short-handed Bulls beat Wizards 97-92

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards. The Bulls were without former MVP Derrick Rose (right knee), all-star Jimmy Butler (left elbow), and trusted reserve Taj Gibson (left ankle) but still managed to improve to 4-2 on their season-high[…]

Bulls’ Butler out 3 to 6 weeks

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow and join the injured Derrick Rose on the sideline. Butler, Chicago’s scoring leader, was injured during Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. He missed most of the second half[…]