Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler to miss 3 to 6 weeks because of injury

The banged-up Chicago Bulls will have to get by without another key player, with All-Star guard Jimmy Butler joining former MVP Derrick Rose on the sideline. Bulls officials said Butler will miss from three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow.

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Short-handed Hawks still win

Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Hawks held off the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night.

Bulls expect Rose back this season after surgery

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose had surgery Friday morning on the torn medial meniscus in his right knee. General manager Gar Forman estimated Rose’s return to action at four to six weeks, meaning Rose should play again in the regular season

Chicago guard Derrick Rose needs knee surgery

Oft-injured Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose has a medial meniscus tear of his right knee and will require surgery. It is the same medial meniscus Rose, the league MVP in 2011, tore in November 2013.