Latest Wendell Carter News

Bulls expect Carter to miss 8-12 weeks with thumb injury

Jan. 18, 2019 5:28 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls expect prized rookie center Wendell Carter Jr. to miss eight to 12 weeks because of a left thumb injury. The team said Friday that surgery has been recommended for Carter, who was hurt Tuesday against the Lakers. The injury was initially diagnosed as a sprain, but more...

Murray, Jokic lead Nuggets to 135-105 rout of Bulls

Jan. 18, 2019 12:49 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The pledge from Jamal Murray: More effort. The promise from Nikola Jokic: More aggressiveness. It added up to just the sort of confidence-restoring, bounce-back performance the Denver Nuggets needed. Murray scored 22 of his 25 points in the third quarter, Jokic finished two rebounds shy of...

Mitchell's 34 points push Jazz past Bulls, 110-102

Jan. 13, 2019 1:45 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell relishes a challenge. "When the odds are stacked against us, with our backs up against the wall, that's when we play our best," said Mitchell, who filled in at point guard again as Utah is still missing its top three at that position. Mitchell scored 34 points, his...

McCollum scores 24 points, Trail Blazers beat Bulls 124-112

Jan. 10, 2019 1:35 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers are taking advantage where the schedule allows. CJ McCollum had 24 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the final quarter to send the Chicago Bulls to their fifth straight loss, 124-112 on Wednesday night. Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and eight rebounds...

Russell leads Nets past Bulls 117-100 for 3rd win in a row

Jan. 6, 2019 7:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — D'Angelo Russell is on a roll, and so are the Brooklyn Nets. Russell scored 28 points, DeMarre Carroll had 20 points off the bench and the Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 117-100 on Sunday for their third straight victory. Jarrett Allen added 19 and six rebounds as the Nets improved to 12-3 in...

Vucevic leads Magic to 112-84 rout of Bulls

Jan. 3, 2019 12:01 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic had no trouble finding motivation Wednesday night. A loss in Chicago less than two weeks ago and a blowout defeat only two days ago was all the incentive they needed. Vucevic had 22 points and 12 rebounds before sitting out the fourth quarter, Aaron...

Towns scores 34 points, leads Timberwolves past Heat 113-104

Dec. 31, 2018 12:17 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night. Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have...

Leonard scores 27 as Raptors beat Bulls 95-89

Dec. 30, 2018 9:49 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A game against the defensive-minded Chicago Bulls wasn't the ideal situation for the Toronto Raptors to get their struggling offense back on track. In the end, Toronto did just enough to eke out a win. Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, Pascal Siakam had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the...

LaVine's 24 points leads Bulls to 101-92 win over Wizards

Dec. 28, 2018 10:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chicago Bulls coach Jim Boylen knows that Zach LaVine can't play as much he'd like due to a recent ankle injury. But LaVine made the most of his 29 minutes on Friday night, scoring 19 points in the second half, including 11 straight in the third quarter, in the Bulls' 101-92 victory over...

Vucevic leads Magic over Bulls 97-91 in Mexico City

Dec. 14, 2018 1:36 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Bulls had the fans, but Nikola Vucevic and the Magic got the win. Vucevic scored 26 points, including a tiebreaking jumper with 28 seconds remaining, and Orlando snapped a three-game losing streak with a 97-91 victory over Chicago on Thursday night in its first of two games in...