Here we are 12 games into the Bulls’ season and three starters and the sixth man (as I write this) are already out with injuries.
Jay Cutler’s patience likely will be tested against Lovie Smith’s defense, which figures to do the smart thing against a quarterback Smith knows well.
Smith had an awkward tenure in Chicago, where even his greatest successes were tempered by disappointment.
Gibson injured the same ankle from earlier this season, but could be out much longer than one game this time around.
Already down Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol and Kirk Hinrich, Bulls lose Taj Gibson to an ankle injury.
You can’t win ’em all, but at Columbia University, sometimes you can’t win any of ’em.
Things have changed in Champaign, where John Groce’s team is shooting lights-out and firing on all cylinders offensively.