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Joakim Noah Injury Leaves His Status for Playoffs Series Against Brooklyn Nets Questionable
April 19th, 2013 at 3:21 PM
The final games of the Chicago Bulls' regular season saw the return of many players from injury including and most notably starting center Joakim Noah. For the final quarter of the season, Noah has seen himself in and out of the lineup with a foot ailment and, like the rest...

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...

Chicago Bulls Sign Malcolm Thomas to a 10-Day Contract
March 18th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
With the recent departure of power forward Lou Amundson to the New Orleans Hornets, the continued poor play of Nazr Mohammed, and the absence Taj Gibson due to injury the Chicago Bulls were in the market for yet another back-up big man. Enter Malcolm Thomas, one of the stars of Chicago's...

Derrick Rose’s Hamstring are Preventing His Return
March 10th, 2013 at 3:45 PM
During the first quarter of this Chicago Bulls versus Los Angeles Lakers game, ESPN reporter Doris Burke shed some light on the ever changing Derrick Rose situation. Reportedly, Rose's hamstrings are "on fire" after practices. On Twitter I've been guessing all along that the matter of Rose not coming back isn't...

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....

Is Derrick Rose’s Supporting Cast Good Enough?
January 26th, 2013 at 2:09 PM
The big news across the NBA has been the announcement of the NBA All-Star reserves for this year's All-Star game in Houston. Amongst those named, Chicago's starting center, Joakim Noah, and currently injured starting small forward, Luol Deng, were named to the team. This is Noah's first time being named to...

Joakim Noah, Luol Deng Named to Eastern Conference All-Star Team
January 24th, 2013 at 7:29 PM
It is officially official: Luol Deng and Joakim Noah will represent the Chicago Bulls at the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston. For Deng, it is his second All-Star nod, the first coming last year. He's having a solid year, as his defense has remained as good as it's ever been...

#TheReturn Episode Six: “All in” — Derrick Rose
November 27th, 2012 at 11:06 AM
***VIDEO1*** Let the record show that I am nothing if not willing to sell out to the almighty god of the page view. Enjoy.

The Derrick Rose Dilemma: How Do You Solve a Problem Like an ACL?
November 13th, 2012 at 1:50 PM
The Chicago Bulls worry me right now, and it has nothing to do with Kirk Hinrich's injury or the lack of anything resembling consistent bench production. No, the source of my worry is one Derrick Martell Rose. Specifically, Derrick Martell Rose's left knee. ***PHOTO1*** With reports surfacing that Rose has started cutting in...

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,...

2012-2013 Chicago Bulls Season Preview: My Thibs-dom for a Rose, That Would Smell as Sweet by Another Name…or Something
October 29th, 2012 at 7:58 AM
With the preseason officially over and the regular season less than a week away, it seems appropriate for us Chicago Bulls fans to start looking and preparing ourselves. From the lack of Derrick Rose, to extensions, a new bench, and the always lingering possibility of injury it's definitely going to...

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...

Southeast Division 2012-2013 Season Preview: Let It Go, Guys, Let It Go
October 24th, 2012 at 7:00 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...

Northwest Division 2012-2013 Season Preview: Mountains to Move
October 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 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...

Chicago Bulls 2012-2013 Season Preview: Whither Thibs Goeth, There Also Goeth Many Wins
October 22nd, 2012 at 7:00 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...

Bench Mob Vista and Teague Pass Alert, Jr: Chicago Bulls Offseason Grades Part III
October 15th, 2012 at 1:25 PM
This is the final portion of a three part post grading the Chicago Bulls's offseason moves or lack thereof. General format of the grades will include the grade, followed by a brief background, reasoning for the grade, and potential impact it has for the future of the Chicago Bulls. You can find part one here and...

In for a Nikola, in for a Dollar: Chicago Bulls Offseason Grades Part II
October 13th, 2012 at 12:22 PM
This is the second of a three part post grading the Chicago Bulls's offseason moves or lack thereof. General format of the grades will include the grade, followed by a brief background, reasoning for the grade, and potential impact it has for the future of the Chicago Bulls. You can find part one here. There...

Chicago Bulls #NBARank: Derrick Rose Emerges at 5
September 27th, 2012 at 3:43 PM
ESPN.com is doing its second annual #NBARank, in which they rank every single NBA player. We here at Bulls 101 will be taking a brief look at where each of the Bulls players falls along the way. For previous installments, click here, here, here, here, here, here here and here. Derrick Rose: 5 ***PHOTO1*** Despite an injury filled season that ended in tragedy, Chicago Bulls'...

Chicago Bulls Sign Kyrylo Fesenko; Don’t Worry, We’re Confused Too
September 26th, 2012 at 9:14 PM
ESPN's Marc Stein reports that the Bulls are signing center Kyrylo Fesenko to a non-guaranteed contract and he will join the team for training camp starting next week. One small problem: the Bulls are hard-capped for the entirety of the season at $74 million, and are currently so close to the cap...