Taj Gibson, dealing with the effects of an ankle injury suffered earlier this week, barely played more than 3:30 in the Bulls' 110-106 win over New York Friday.
Kirk Hinrich isn't out for revenge Saturday night against Atlanta, while Marquis Teague is excited to square off against his brother, Jeff, for the first time ever in an organized game.
While it's early in the season, the Bulls looks like a team New York would like to avoid in a potential playoff matchup. CSN Bulls Insider Aggrey Sam has the story from Madison Square Garden.
Joakim Noah received his league-leading seventh technical and was ejected following an altercation with Knicks big man Tyson Chandler, but he and the Bulls don't foresee any repercussions from the incident.
Luol Deng suffered a shoulder injury in the third quarter of the Bulls' win over New York Friday, but stayed in the game to pace the Bulls with 29 points.
Three members of the Knicks were ejected while Luol Deng 29 points, Marco Belinelli 22 points and Kirk Hinrich 16 points paced the Bulls to a 110-106 win over New York Friday night.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says Taj Gibson will be a game-time decision against the Knicks on Friday, but Gibson believes he'll be ready to go.
Taj Gibson turned in a solid stat line -- 14 points, five rebounds and four assists -- but had to battle through an ankle injury, which has actually been bugging him since last season's playoffs.
Joakim Noah calls himself a "point center" in that he's a big man who can rebound and score, but can also distribute the ball to his teammates, something that was on full display with his second career triple-double.