Tom Thibodeau isn't sure if Jimmy Butler will be available for the Bulls' season opener in New York in a week. But he is sure his team will be ready either way.
Given the Bulls’ injury history, reliable backcourt depth is of prime importance.
Pau Gasol has been around long enough to understand that this is a process. And Monday he took another step toward completing it.
It may have been Derrick Rose’s first fourth quarter action of the season, but it didn’t seem like unfamiliar territory to him.
The Bulls know Monday night's showdown against the Cleveland Cavaliers is more than just a preseason game, but good luck trying to get anything out of them.