Tom Thibodeau played his starters heavy minutes and tightened up his rotation.
Contract negotiations in sports have long proven to be a distraction to the player involved, the team or both.
Mohammed appeared in just eight games for Oklahoma City in last year’s playoffs, averaging 2.3 points and 2.0 rebounds.
Ironically, these posts came just a few days after John Calipari went on ESPN’s First Take to defend the Bulls superstar.
Every year, all 30 of the NBA’s general managers are surveyed on questions ranging from which player is the most clutch to who will win a particular division or the NBA Championship.
The next two games will be played more like regular season contests as opposed to preseason.
"This is where I hopefully want to retire one day. So we'll have to wait and see."
These days, you can place a wager on just about anything… Including the odds that Derrick Rose will win MVP this season.