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Derrick Rose Anticipating to Play in Exhibition Tonight Against Puerto Rico
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:07 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose caught national media attention this week regarding his Team USA participation and some reported soreness in his surgically repaired left knee (the knee he tore his anterior cruciate ligament two seasons ago). But on Wednesday, Rose dispelled any rumors suggesting his knees were bothering...

Derrick Rose “Game Time Decision” Tonight in Exhibition for Team USA
August 20th, 2014 at 5:14 PM
NBA TV’s Matt Winer is reporting Derrick Rose may not play tonight, calling Rose a "game time decision" in Team USA’s exhibition against the Dominican Republic on NBA TV in Madison Square Garden. An earlier report from George Ofman from CBS Chicago also had brought attention to the possibility Rose...

Michael Jordan Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)
August 20th, 2014 at 3:02 PM
***VIDEO1*** When the Greatest of All Time responds to the viral national craze known as the “Ice Bucket Challenge” which raises awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease – it’s a pretty big deal. Chicago Bulls legend and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan responded to other video challenges from...

Rose, Thibodeau Represent Chicago as Part of Team USA Tonight on ESPN
August 16th, 2014 at 1:41 PM
Derrick Rose and Tom Thibodeau of the Chicago Bulls will be a part of Team USA’s exhibition game tonight against Team Brazil as part of a warm up for the FIBA World Championship at the end of August in Spain. The game will be televised by ESPN at 8 p.m....

2014-2015 Chicago Bulls Preseason Schedule Released
August 11th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
From October 6 to October 24 the Chicago Bulls will play an eight-game preseason schedule that features an opening night matchup against the Washington Wizards, who ended the Bulls’ season in the playoffs last year. The marquee (if we’re OK with calling a preseason matchup marquee, mind you) is the...

Chicago Bulls Officially Announce Signings of Aaron Brooks and Doug McDermott
July 22nd, 2014 at 6:41 PM
Just to pass along the official word, the Chicago Bulls have signed both Aaron Brooks and Doug McDermott today. Neither contract details have been released, but the consensus is Brooks will most certainly receive a one-year deal on the veteran minimum salary. Meanwhile McDermott will receive the slotted rate for...

Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler, Doug McDermott Join USA Select Team Roster
July 22nd, 2014 at 6:09 PM
This summer just keeps getting better and better for Bulls rookie forward Doug McDermott as he and third-year swingman Jimmy Butler will be representatives of the Chicago Bulls for the 2014 USA Select Team. Comprised of a roster of 13 players, the two Bulls will be a part of a...

Cameron Bairstow and Chicago Bulls Agree to Deal
July 21st, 2014 at 12:10 PM
  Second-round draft pick 6-foot-9 forward Cameron Bairstow and the Chicago Bulls have agreed on a deal in principle expected to be three-years in length but nothing has been made official or available yet. Having played four seasons at the University of New Mexico, Bairstow played in 134 collegiate games and...

Former Chicago Bull Jimmer Fredette Signs with New Orleans Pelicans
July 18th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
  Jimmer Fredette’s career hasn’t taken off like his mesmerizing college days at Brigham Young University. The days of pulling-up from 30 feet off-the-dribble once upon a time are long gone as Fredette’s struggled to find an NBA home since being selected number ten overall by the Sacramento Kings in 2011. His time with the...

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...

Chicago Bulls: Anthony Randolph Traded to Orlando Magic
July 14th, 2014 at 4:58 PM
  Originally acquired in a draft night trade with the Denver Nuggets, the Chicago Bulls have parted ways with lanky forward Anthony Randolph in a trade sending Randolph and two second round picks to the Orlando Magic. Orlando is expected to waive Randolph and the trade is viewed from the Bulls’...

Kirk Hinrich and Chicago Bulls Agree to Terms
July 13th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
***PHOTO1***   ***UPDATE*** Two-years, $5.6M with player option in year two ($2.73M), per TNT's David Aldrige.  Having spent all but two of his 11-year career with the Chicago Bulls, shooting guard Kirk Hinrich is returning to Chicago again for at least one more season. The wily veteran was an unrestricted free agent, and...

Derrick Rose Update: 100% and Ready for Season Opener
July 16th, 2013 at 4:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** Derrick Rose has finally publicly stated himself, for the first time since his ACL injury on the opening day of the 2012 NBA playoffs, that he is at last at 100%.  Much controversy arose during the season as Rose's return date was continually left up in the air and even...

Taj Gibson’s Foul on Lebron James Upgraded to a Flagrant Foul
March 30th, 2013 at 9:22 PM
According to a recent article by Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinal, the NBA front office apparently believes Lebron James was "correct" in his assertion that a foul committed by Taj Gibson was actually a flagrant foul. The change was made to a call late in the first quarter...

Report: Derrick Rose Cleared to Play; not Yet Ready to Return
March 8th, 2013 at 6:41 PM
Amidst speculation earlier in the week from some of the local beat writers for the Bulls that Derrick Rose could sit out the rest of the season, came some good news for Bulls fans on Friday morning when it was reported that Rose had finally been medically cleared to play. ...

Chicago Bulls Stand Pat at the Trade Deadline and Reggie Rose Loses It
February 21st, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The trade deadline has come and gone and we have heard nary a whimper from the Chicago Bulls as far as trades go. The lack of moves isn't very surprising. In the days leading up to the trade deadline as well as throughout the day there have been little to...

Chicago Bulls Place a Carlos Boozer for Andrea Bargnani Trade on the Table
February 15th, 2013 at 6:18 PM
Just over a week ago we reported that the Chicago Bulls were discussing a trade to ship Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson to the Toronto Raptors for Andrea Bargnani and John Lucas III. It was initially believed that the talks weren't going anywhere and nothing was imminent. According to K.C....

Chicago Bulls Reportedly Pursuing Sharpshooter JJ Redick
February 9th, 2013 at 9:17 PM
The Chicago Bulls are involved in another trade rumor this time with the Orlando Magic. According to Hoopsworld writer, Alex Kennedy, sources are telling him that the Chicago Bulls are one of many teams pursuing Orlando sharpshooter and three point specialist, JJ Redick. This is the second trade the Bulls...

Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors Exploring a Boozer for Bargnani Trade
February 7th, 2013 at 9:06 PM
According to Marc Stein of ESPN and KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors are currently exploring a trade that would send Carlos Boozer to Toronto for former number one overall pick, Andrea Bargnani. The trade talks are currently not active but may be started...

Chicago Bulls and Taj Gibson Reach Agreement on Four-year Extension
October 31st, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Mere minutes — well, less than an hour, anyway —  before the 11 PM CST deadline, the Chicago Bulls and Taj Gibson finally agreed on an extension that will keep Gibson in Chicago until the summer of 2017. The contract will pay Gibson $8 million per year, or $32 million total,...