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[…]

Bulls center Noah unlikely to play for France at EuroBasket

PARIS (AP) — Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is unlikely to play for France at the European Championship in September. Noah is going through a difficult season after surgery on his left knee in the offseason, and told L’Equipe newspaper on Wednesday he is focusing on his NBA career. The 30-year-old Noah, whose only appearance[…]

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[…]