Chicago Bulls | 2008 Orlando Pro Summer League
Bulls Director of Player Personnel Gar Forman | New Jersey Nets President Rod Thorn
Former Illini and Magic guard Nick Anderson | Bulls Advance Scout Chris Thomas
Orlando Magic guard/forward Mickael Pietrus | Bulls Advance Scout/Asst. Coach Mike Wilhelm
Orlando Magic senior vice president Pat Williams | UNLV Head Coach Lon Kruger
Okla. City forward Kevin Durant | Bulls Head Coach Vinny Del Negro
Bulls forward Drew Gooden | New Jersey Head Coach Lawrence Frank
Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson | Miami Heat GM Randy Pfund
Boston Head Coach Doc Rivers | Assistant Coach Del Harris
Oklahoma City rookie Russell Westbrook | Assistant Coach Bob Ociepka
Bulls rookie Derrick Rose played two games in Orlando before tendinitis in his right knee cut his summer league short.
(Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty Images)
Friday: Oklahoma City 86, Bulls 73
Bulls center Aaron Gray recorded a double-double in his team’s final summer league contest, an 86-73 defeat to Oklahoma City. Gray recorded 16 points and 12 rebounds, while JamesOn Curry led Chicago (2-3) with 17 points.
Thursday: New Jersey Nets 84, Bulls 68
Playing without Derrick Rose and Tyrus Thomas, the Bulls trailed the entire way in an 84-68 loss to the New Jersey Nets. Demetris Nichols scored 15 points to lead Chicago, which dropped to 2-2. Cedric Simmons recorded 10 points and six rebounds for the Bulls.
Wednesday: Bulls 86, Orlando Magic 74
Tyrus Thomas scored a game-high 25 points and had six rebounds as the Bulls beat the Orlando Magic, 86-74. Chicago (2-1) played without the services of top pick Derrick Rose, who sat out to rest his knee and is day-to-day. Joakim Noah recorded a double-double with 10 points and 12 boards.
Tuesday: Bulls 89, Indiana Pacers 84
Trailing by eight points heading into the final frame, the Bulls went on a 15-0 run in the 4th quarter and held on for a 89-84 win over the Indiana Pacers. Keith Langford led Chicago (1-1) with 19 points, Tyrus Thomas added 17 and seven boards, and Demetris Nichols finished with 16.
Monday: Miami Heat 94, Bulls 70
Four Bulls scored in double digits, including Derrick Rose with 10, but it wasn't enough to offset a monster game from the Heat's Michael Beasley as Chicago dropped 94-70 decision to Miami. Beasley tallied 28 points and nine rebounds in his summer league debut, while Tyrus Thomas recorded a double-double with 12 and 10 for the Bulls.
|No.||Name||Pos||Ht | Wt||Born||College/Country||2007.08 Team|
|1||Derrick Rose||G||6-3 | 190||10/04/88||Memphis||Memphis (NCAA)|
|2||P.J. Couisnard||G||6-4 | 217||10/17/84||Wichita State||Wichita State (NCAA)|
|3||Marcel Jones||F||6-8 | 215||Oregon State||Oregon State (NCAA)|
|6||Keith Langford||G||6-4 | 215||09/15/83||Kansas||San Antonio Spurs/Angelico Biella (Italy)|
|13||Joakim Noah||F||6-11 | 232||02/25/85||Florida||Chicago Bulls|
|15||Cedric Simmons||F||6-9 | 235||01/03/86||North Carolina State||Chicago Bulls|
|17||Justin Bowen||F||6-7 | 210||05/26/83||UIC||Austin Toros (NBDL)|
|20||JamesOn Curry||G||6-3 | 190||01/07/86||Oklahoma State||Chicago Bulls/Iowa Energy (NBDL)|
|21||Chris Charles||C||7-0 | 222||02/23/81||Villanova||Elkhart Express (IBL)|
|22||Brad Buckman||F||6-9 | 245||01/11/84||Texas||UMobitelco (Romania)|
|24||Tyrus Thomas||F||6-9 | 215||08/17/86||Louisiana State||Chicago Bulls|
|34||Aaron Gray||C||7-0 | 270||12/07/84||Pittsburgh||Chicago Bulls|
|35||Demetris Nichols||F||6-8 | 216||09/04/84||Syracuse||Chicago Bulls/Iowa Energy (NBDL)|
|42||Keith Gayden||F||6-8 | 215||12/15/83||Duquesne||Elgin Racers (IBL)|
|43||Doug Thomas||F||6-8 | 245||09/20/83||Iowa||Iowa Energy (NBDL)|
|44||Rashaun Freeman||F||6-9 | 255||12/15/84||Massachusetts||Nantes (France)|
|54||Will Daniels||F||6-8 | 228||04/21/86||Rhode Island||Rhode Island (NCAA)|
Head Coach: Vinny Del Negro
Assistant Coaches: Del Harris, Bernie Bickerstaff, Bob Ociepka, Pete Myers