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Chicago Bulls (11-9) at Philadelphia 76ers (12-9) Preview: Answering the Liberty Bell
December 12th, 2012 at 3:47 PM
When last the Chicago Bulls visited the city of brotherly love, CJ Watson made a stupid pass to Omer Asik, who missed two free throws and was forced to foul Andre Iguodala, who made the game-winning free throws to vanquish the Bulls form the playoffs. Now, 7 months later, precisely none...

Los Angeles Clippers 94, Chicago Bulls 89: Clippers Gonna Clip
December 12th, 2012 at 2:22 PM
As per usual, the Chicago Bulls played solid defense and rebounded like mad. And, like most days, they just couldn't score enough to pull out the victory. Look, the Los Angeles Clippers are a really good team. They kind of remind me of the Bulls of the last couple of years:...

Chicago Bulls (11-8) V. Los Angeles Clippers (14-6) Preview: the Second Time’s the Charm? Maybe?
December 11th, 2012 at 3:41 PM
Hopefully, you've all managed to forget what happened the last time the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers faced off. But since it's important to the premise of this piece, we're going to remind you anyway. The Bulls traveled to Los Angeles back in November and got their asses kicked, losing...

Chicago Bulls (6-6) V. Milwaukee Bucks (6-5) Preview: the Buck Stops Here, Hopefully
November 26th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Good news and bad news from the Chicago Bulls' annual Circus Roadtrip. The good news is nobody got hurt and they salvaged a 2-3 record. The bad news is they lost three in a row for the first time since Tom Thibdoeau took over the team and saw their roster...

Portland Trailblazers 102, Chicago Bulls 94: Blazing a Trail to Mediocrity
November 19th, 2012 at 6:00 PM
One night after a legitimate beatdown at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers, and less than a week after blowing a 14 point fourth quarter lead against the Phoenix Suns, the Chicago Bulls lost again, falling to 5-5 on the year.  Three things have now become clear: 1) The bench is pretty...

Los Angeles Clippers 101, Chicago Bulls 80: Well, That Happened
November 18th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Look, we knew this was a possibility. We knew full well that the Chicago Bulls were inferior to the Los Angeles Clippers. And that has less to do with the Bulls being terrible and more to do with the Clippers being really, really good. There were a few reasons the Bulls...

Chicago Bulls (5-3) at Los Angeles Clippers (6-2) Preview: Bow Before the Point God
November 17th, 2012 at 3:22 PM
Based on what we've seen from the Chicago Bulls so far this year, expecting them to get manhandled by the Los Angeles Clippers in LA is not unreasonable.  The Clippers are fresh off a beatdown of the Miami Heat in LA on Thursday, a team that we already know is —...

Chicago Bulls 112, Phoenix Suns 106 (OT): Let’s Try This Again
November 15th, 2012 at 11:08 PM
All right. I've calmed down. I am now capable of discussing last night's game in a rational and coherent manner. Here goes nothing. ***PHOTO2*** With 24 hours between me and the end of the game, I've come to realize that my problem was not with the collapse itself, but rather how and...

Chicago Bulls (4-3) at Phoenix Suns (4-4) Preview: Turning up the Heat, Kinda
November 14th, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Coming off a tough loss at home to the Boston Celtics, the Chicago Bulls embark on their first real road trip of the season, their annual Circus trip. Their only prior road game came in the second game of the season, when they trekked all the way to Cleveland and...

Pacific Division 2012-2013 Season Preview: I Can’t Stand the Lakers
October 25th, 2012 at 6:20 AM
  Hello there! For the second consecutive year, I am putting entirely too much effort into previewing the NBA season. Last year, I tried to cram everything into two parts — three, actually, if you include the preview for just the Bulls — but that was impractical and not particularly well organized. This...

2011-12 NBA Playoff Preview: Time to Get BIG
April 28th, 2012 at 8:16 AM
Well, a long and tumultuous post-lockout season has finally drawn to a close. 66 games in 123 days for each team, which becomes 990 games in 123 days for the entire NBA. Now we've made it to the playoffs and things promise to get even more interesting than they already...

Eastern Conference Playoff Seeding Watch: Final Two Spots Still up in the Air
April 25th, 2012 at 10:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** Heading into Wednesday night's NBA action, the final three spots in the Eastern Conference were still up in the air. That number is now down to two.  The Orlando Magic clinched the sixth seed with a 102-95 victory over the woeful Charlotte Bobcats. The Magic will face the Indiana Pacers...

Report: Rip Hamilton May Return Friday
January 15th, 2012 at 7:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls shooting guard Rip Hamilton may return from his groin injury as early as Friday for the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Neil Hayes of the Chicago Sun Times. "He's still day-to-day," Tom Thibodeau said. "We just want to be real smart with him. We don't want...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Starting Strong
January 2nd, 2012 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The first week of the NBA season is in the books and the Chicago Bulls are off to an expected strong start. Things started kind of rocky with two lackluster efforts against the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, but after the disappointing loss to the Warriors, the...

Chicago Bulls Finish West Road Trip on High Note
December 31st, 2011 at 2:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was just days ago when some Chicago Bulls fans were panicking after an ugly loss to the Golden State Warriors. The Bulls' offense was struggling after two lethargic performances, and many wondered what had happened to the dominant regular season team of last year.  Those worries were put on...

The Windy City Assassin: Chicago Bulls 114 – Los Angeles Clippers 101
December 31st, 2011 at 8:06 AM
As Chicago Bulls announcer Stacey King likes to say, "The hype is real Funk. The hype is real." On Friday night in Lob..er Los Angeles, the hype was very real, as Derrick Rose outdueled Chris Paul in an epic showdown of perhaps the best two point guards in the NBA....

Welcome to Lob City: Chicago Bulls (2-1) at Los Angeles Clippers (1-1) Preview
December 30th, 2011 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the biggest storylines coming into the season was how the Los Angeles Clippers - previously the butt of many NBA jokes - had revamped their roster and transformed themselves into a possible contender in the Western Conference. The trade for Chris Paul was obviously the most noteworthy...

A Golden State of Mind: Chicago Bulls (1-0) at Golden State Warriors (0-1) Preview
December 26th, 2011 at 4:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** There's no rest for the weary as the Chicago Bulls travel to Oracle Arena to face the Golden State Warriors at 9:30 p.m. CT on Monday night. Both squads are on the second of a back-to-back, with the Bulls coming off their thrilling Christmas Day victory over the Los...

Chicago Bulls Free Agent Target Caron Butler Agrees to Deal with Los Angeles Clippers
December 8th, 2011 at 8:41 PM
Well things have sure gotten out of hand, haven't they NBA? The day started with a few veterans agreeing to deals. Then, while commissioner David Stern was announcing the ratification of the new collective bargaining agreement, reports surfaced that Chris Paul had been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers as part...

Reports: Caron Butler Has Interest in Chicago Bulls
December 2nd, 2011 at 6:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** Free agent small forward Caron Butler has been working out in Chicago this offseason as he prepares to return to the court after surgery on his right knee. And according to the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson, Butler is hoping Chicago becomes his new permanent home.  As the NBA free-agency period...