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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: 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 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...

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...

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...

Revisiting Joakim Noah’s 2013-14 Season and Just How Historic It Was
August 18th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
Before winning the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award, before being named All-NBA First Team, and before Joakim Noah single handedly refused to let the Bulls lose their season after suffering yet another season-long loss of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng was traded away – Joakim Noah was the...

2014 is a Big, Big Season for Tom Thibodeau
August 9th, 2014 at 12:43 PM
He’s won over 200 games in four seasons (205 to be exact) as Chicago Bulls head coach, he has a .657 winning percentage over that time, and also picked up an NBA Coach of the Year award in 2010-11 when the Bulls won a league best 62 games. Tom Thibodeau’s...

Two’s a Company at the Three: Who Starts at Small Forward for the Chicago Bulls?
August 8th, 2014 at 7:10 PM
Four-fifths of the Chicago Bulls starting lineup is all but certain and solidified: Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler, Pau Gasol, and Joakim Noah are a formidable foursome, each bringing distinct abilities forming a well-rounded bunch. Small forward for the Bulls, or the ‘three’ position, is a bit of a toss up,...

Chicago Bulls: the Backup Center Dynamic
July 24th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
Reigning Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah played and started 80 games last season for the Chicago Bulls playing 35.3 minutes a game at a relentless pace. For seven seasons Joakim Noah has poured his heart and soul on to the hardwood; as fierce a competitor the NBA has...

The Bulls Aren’t Trading for Kevin Love, nor Should They
July 23rd, 2014 at 7:49 PM
It’s late July, free agency is on its last legs with only a few signings of significance remaining that could transpire. So naturally, the time to fire up the Kevin Love to the Chicago Bulls rumors couldn’t be more appropriate. To briefly give you a timeline: Love, the disgruntled Minnesota...

Chicago Bulls Waive Slew of Veterans: Mike James, Lou Amundson, and Ronnie Brewer
July 15th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
  With the waiving of veteran guards Mike James, Ronnie Brewer, and forward Lou Amundson the Chicago Bulls final roster is down to 11 spots. All of the contracts were unguaranteed, and were expected to be waived. Trimming the fat off the salary cap and aiming to narrow down a final core...

Mind, Body, and Spirit: Pau Gasol Signs with the Chicago Bulls
July 13th, 2014 at 11:34 PM
  When news broke that free agent veteran big man Pau Gasol agreed to sign with the Chicago Bulls, beat writers in Chi city rejoiced. Aside from that, the reaction felt mixed in Chicago. Gasol admits the decision wasn’t easy claiming to have meditated diligently, which may or may not be...

Chicago Bulls, Carmelo Anthony May Be Perfect Fit and Could Lead to Championship
June 26th, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Since the Tom Thibodeau era began in Chicago, there’s been one major ongoing area of concern, and no -- its not Derrick Rose’s knees. While Rose’s health remains 24/7 – 365 news; the Tom Thibodeau era, even with Derrick Rose has never amounted to much success on the offensive end....

Chicago Bulls Endure Embarassing Loss to the Miami Heat, 78-115
May 8th, 2013 at 9:01 PM
A game removed from pulling off the upset in game one, the Chicago Bulls came into game two against the Miami Heat and were utterly embarrassed in a loss 115-78. The loss is the worst playoff loss in the Bulls' franchise history. The game started off close and was a...

Fifth Seeded Chicago Bulls Take on First Seeded Miami Heat
May 6th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
As the NBA enters the second round of the 2013 playoffs, tired legs have been a topic of conversation around the league.  Memphis and Oklahoma City only had one day in between their round one closeout games and game one of the second round, and the same is true for...

Chicago Bulls Eastern Conference Semi-Finals Series Preview
May 6th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls found themselves in a first round matchup against the Brooklyn Nets in which a large number of unfortunate circumstances piled up against them making them an underdog team against the fourth seeded Brooklyn Nets. Despite needing to go the distance in the series, the Bulls overcame injuries...

Chicago Bulls (3-1) Vs Brooklyn Nets (1-3) Preview: Cutting the Nets
April 29th, 2013 at 5:21 PM
After an extremely dramatic and close game four victory in triple overtime, the Chicago Bulls look to ride the emotional high and finish off the Brooklyn Nets tonight in Brooklyn. A win tonight would advance the Bulls to second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs to play the Miami Heat....

Chicago Bulls Tie up Series with 90-82 Win Over the Brooklyn Nets
April 23rd, 2013 at 6:59 AM
The Chicago Bulls were absolutely embarrassed Saturday afternoon on the opening day of the 2013 playoffs.  Monday night they showed exactly the right amount of poise and effort to redeem themselves.  The Bulls defeated the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 in a tough fought grind out game that has become quite the...