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Joakim Noah Recovers from Offseason Knee Surgery
October 4th, 2014 at 1:49 PM
In Chicago, knee surgeries are like quarterbacks in Cleveland: when a new one pops up, you can’t help but think about the scarred memories associated with the last one. Bulls All-NBA center Joakim Noah underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to remove cartilage from a troublesome right knee in May, which left...

Nikola Mirotic Receiving High Praise from Bulls Players, Coaches
October 3rd, 2014 at 11:20 AM
A player like Nikola Mirotic comes to the NBA with a few unfair stereotypes imposed unto him through European stretch fours of years past. Whether it is every near seven-footer with touch and ability receiving the inevitable comparison to the Michael Jordan of Euro prospects, Dirk Nowitzki, or it is...

Bulls Training Camp News: What Tom Thibodeau Might Do with All That Depth
October 1st, 2014 at 7:15 PM
Today, after their afternoon training camp practice, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau was asked what his preference for the regular rotation of players would be, and apparently, Thibs is leaning towards going with nine deep. From Sam Smith of the Chicago Bulls website, here’s what Thibs had to say: ***PHOTO2*** If...

Bulls Training Camp News: the Starting Five, Rookies
September 30th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
Yesterday during Chicago Bulls media day head coach Tom Thibodeau addressed the media in his typical serious, all-business manner. But, while there actually were a few smiles cracked and a couple moments of jest from the normally reserved Thibodeau -- he had some interesting comments regarding the Chicago Bulls’ pair...

Chicago Bulls Media Day Recap, Rose Expects Championship
September 29th, 2014 at 6:41 PM
Media day for the Chicago Bulls came-and-went Monday afternoon at the Bulls’ new practice facility, the Advocate Center, in downtown Chicago. The buzz from the media in attendance reflected the positivity that Bulls management, coaches, and players held in their remarks for the forthcoming 2014-15 season. Starting with general manager Gar...

Chicago Bulls Add Three Players for Training Camp
September 27th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Now with a roster standing at 17 after announcing the signings of Solomon Jones, Ben Hansbrough, and Kim English, the Chicago Bulls are all set for training camp, which opens on Monday with the team’s media day. All three deals are likely camp invites only, and it’s unlikely any of...

Grading the Offseason of the Chicago Bulls
September 25th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
Normally, the exercise of prematurely evaluating draft picks and free agency signings before either have stepped foot on a basketball floor for their new team is an exercise of fruitlessness. It’s pandering to the needs of the instant gratification age and eschewing core principles of good journalism. Having said all...

Derrick Rose Makes $1 Million Dollar Donation to After School Matters
September 24th, 2014 at 9:05 AM
On Tuesday evening, E. Robbie Robinson vice chairman of After School Matters, a Chicago-based non-profit organization dedicated to creating alternative out-of-school programming for Chicago teens, announced that Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose would be making a $1 million dollar donation to the organization at the charity’s annual gala. Rose, an...

Chicago Bulls Re-Sign Nazr Mohammed for Season 17
September 23rd, 2014 at 9:09 AM
Yesterday, the Chicago Bulls announced that they are re-signing 37-year-old backup center Nazr Mohammed, who has spent nearly half of his life in the NBA. He’s played 16 seasons for eight different NBA teams including Chicago, and since joining the Bulls in 2012 the Chicago native has been noted as...

Update: Taj Gibson OK with Coming Off Bench
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Last week, a CSN Chicago report from Bulls’ insider Aggrey Sam indicated that coming into his sixth season with the Chicago Bulls, power forward Taj Gibson was ‘not thrilled’ with the prospect of not starting this forthcoming season. Over the weekend, Gibson sent one simple tweet to dispel any potential...

Chicago Bulls Announce 2014 Training Camp Schedule
September 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
If you’re getting the itch for needing some NBA basketball in your life--fret not--you’re not alone. The bad news is that the NBA regular season is still *sighs* over a month away. But the good news is that in the meantime you can satisfy your basketball cravings by checking out...

Report: Taj Gibson Unsatisfied with Reserve Role
September 19th, 2014 at 8:45 AM
Yesterday, CSN Chicago’s Bulls insider Aggrey Sam reported that Taj Gibson, the Chicago Bulls 29-year-old power forward is privately discontent with his current position as a non-starter for the Bulls. Sam promptly details in his report that Gibson has not started as a Bull on a regular basis since his...

Player Profile: Chicago Bulls’ Newest Signee, E’Twaun Moore
September 18th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
E’Twaun Moore may end up being man number thirteen off the Bulls bench, or he may end up working his way into the regular rotation off the bench next season. To this point, he’s started 24 games in his three-year NBA career, and he’s averaged just over 18 minutes a...

East Chicago Native E’Twaun Moore and Bulls Agree to Two-Year Deal
September 16th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
After being reported about a month ago by Orlando Magic insider Mary Stevens, E’Twaun Moore’s representation agency, Priority Sports, tweeted out confirmation that their client had indeed signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Bulls. ***PHOTO1*** Shams Charania of RealGM was the first to report that Moore’s deal is only 50 percent...

Pau Gasol Thrives, Derrick Rose Recovers, and Tom Thibodeau Learns: the Chicago Bulls 2014 World Cup
September 16th, 2014 at 11:09 AM
August and September are months usually reserved for your looniest faux-trade articles, and your zaniest Five Reasons Why X Team Will Win pieces from NBA writers and journalists. The dead period on the NBA calendar year was spared some of those animated pieces of literature this summer and instead were...

Team USA Captures Gold Medal in Spain, Defeats Serbia 129-92
September 14th, 2014 at 4:33 PM
It’s always supposed come easy for Team USA basketball, but nobody thought it’d be this easy, or convincing. Winning all nine of their FIBA World Cup games by at least 20 points mirrors what some would say the greatest basketball team ever assembled-- the Dream Team--did in Barcelona, Spain in...

Chicago Bulls Release TV Schedule for 2014-15 Season
September 13th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
A month ago today, the NBA released the league schedule of games for the 2014-15 season. With that announcement, we found out the Chicago Bulls will be on national television 30 times this season, which did not come as much of a surprise. Two days ago, the Bulls released their...

Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League Holding Open Tryout in Chicago
September 12th, 2014 at 11:24 AM
Passing along an announcement made yesterday from NBA league offices, an open tryout for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League will be held this weekend in Chicago, September 14. Here’s the details and information for the event from NBA.com. DATE: Sunday, September 14, 2014. Check-in will begin at 1:00...

Team USA Handles Lithuania 96-68, Advances to Gold Medal Game in FIBA World Cup
September 11th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
No, Team USA may not have needed the likes of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, or Carmelo Anthony to mow down lesser countries en route to the final game of the World Cup. But, you would have had a hard time believing that at the start of this World Cup it...

Spain Suffers Shocking Loss to France in FIBA World Cup Quarterfinal
September 11th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
For all the talk of a USA-Spain gold medal game during this World Cup, a game that would have truly tested the supremacy of United States basketball like when Argentina shook the basketball world in 2004. But in most disappointing fashion, Spain was upset by an undermanned France team 65-52...