The Cleveland Cavaliers are on top of the NBA draft yet again, only this time there is no LeBron James waiting to save them. There may not even be a Kyrie Irving.
The little engine that could finally threw a gear.
Dwyane Wade is limping around in obvious pain. LeBron James' shooting percentage is down. Shane Battier and Ray Allen have struggled to get anything going from 3-point range.
Bulls forward Luol Deng was activated before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat on Monday night but was not in the starting lineup after initially being ruled out because of an illness.
The Chicago Bulls officially ruled out the ailing Luol Deng and injured Kirk Hinrich along with Derrick Rose for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday.
It started with the flu, and turned into a hospital stay. There were terrible headaches and weakness. Just walking was a chore.
Derrick Rose still has not ruled out a return this season for the Chicago Bulls, saying he could play in their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Miami Heat.
Time for the Nets' biggest game in Brooklyn.
A year ago, Derrick Rose owned Chicago.