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Preview: 9-5 Chicago Bulls at 6-7 Denver Nuggets
November 25th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
The Chicago Bulls are a better basketball team when Derrick Rose plays. This isn’t new, or news, really. After last night’s win over the Utah Jazz, the Bulls are now 5-1 on the season when Rose plays, and 4-4 when he has sat out due to injury. It’s better to...

Injury Roundup: Chicago Bulls Lack of Transparency Causing Confusion
November 7th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
Whether it’s a strategic ploy to throw off their opponents or an annoying string of miscommunication between head coach, training staff, and front office, nobody is really sure what to believe on injury news for the dinged up Chicago Bulls these days. The best advice you could give the Bulls’...

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...

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...

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....

Report: Derrick Rose to Be Starter in Team USA First Exhibition Game
August 15th, 2014 at 3:06 PM
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is expected to be the starting point guard in Team USA’s first exhibition game against Brazil at the United Center in Chicago on Saturday night, preparing for the FIBA World Cup beginning at the end of August. Rose, along with Stephen Curry, James Harden,...

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...

Team USA Showcase Will Broadcasted Live on ESPN Tonight
August 1st, 2014 at 11:13 AM
To conclude four days of Team USA camp for both the National and Select teams, an intrasquad scrimmage showcase between 20 participants for the Men’s National Team will be broadcasted live tonight 8 p.m. CT on ESPN in Las Vegas. Divided into two teams of ten players each, Team USA White...

Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson Has Been Charged on Criminal Sexual Assault and Battery
July 31st, 2014 at 4:05 PM
Dating back to an incident on April 2, with an employee at a fitness center in northern suburb Vernon Hills – ex-Bull Rick Brunson, 42, was indicted on charges of attempted criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, domestic battery and aggravated battery today in a Lake County courtroom. According to a...

Chicago Bulls Cut Lead Assistant Head Coach Ron Adams Loose
July 5th, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Sunday the clock struck midnight for Ron Adams as the Chicago Bulls will not renew Adams’ contract. Previously leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder, Adams joined the Bulls and worked side by side with longtime friend, head coach, Tom Thibodeau. It is reported that general manager Gar Forman made this decision. Praised...

Chicago Bulls Do the Right Thing, Give Tom Thibodeau Four More Years
October 1st, 2012 at 2:02 PM
With training camp finally getting started with Media Day at the Berto Center, the Bulls threw the fans a bone and did what they should have done months ago by agreeing with Tom Thibodeau on a four-year contract extension. ***PHOTO1*** The Bulls picked up Thibodeau's option for the 2012-13 season shortly after...

Coach White Mamba? Scalabrine Possibly Joining Bulls Coaching Staff
August 29th, 2012 at 11:05 PM
So. CSN Chicago's Aggrey Sam is reporting that Brian Scalabrine — yes, that Scalabrine, you thought there was another one? — is in line to join Tom Thibodeau's staff for the upcoming season. I know, we were confused too. However, it actually makes a lot of sense if you think about it. Aggrey...

Report: Chicago Bulls and Tom Thibodeau Still Far Apart on Contract Extension
June 29th, 2012 at 1:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** I meant to get to this yesterday, but with all the draft hubbub, it conveniently slipped through the cracks. And based on the nature of the report, I almost feel like that's the way it was meant to be. Basically, K.C. Johnson reports that the Chicago Bulls and coach...

Chicago Bulls Bullets: Derrick Rose Out 8-12 Months, Tom Thibodeau’s Option to Be Picked up, Luol Deng and the Olympics
May 15th, 2012 at 9:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** If everything was going as planned, the Chicago Bulls would either be playing in or preparing for a second round playoff game tonight. Of course,everything did not go as planned. So instead, the biggest Bulls news of the day was based around ACL's and contracts rather than playoff outcomes....

Chicago Bulls Game 6 Loss to Philadelphia 76ers Helped by Key Tactical Errors
May 11th, 2012 at 12:01 PM
Much has been made of the bone-headed decision by Chicago Bulls point guard C.J. Watson to pass the ball off to Omer Asik in the final seconds of the team's 79-78 season-ending Game 6 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Instead of holding onto the ball and accepting a foul, Watson foolishly...

Chicago Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Places Second in Coach of Year Voting Behind Gregg Popovich
May 1st, 2012 at 9:43 PM
If there ever was a time for a repeat Coach of the Year winner, this was the time. Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was looking to become the first coach in NBA history to win the award in back to back seasons, but he was beaten out by San Antonio Spurs...

Bulls 101 Round Table: NBA End of Season Awards
April 26th, 2012 at 7:49 AM
The 2011-12 NBA regular season is coming to a close, so you know what that means. It's awards season! We here at Bulls 101 dish out our awards for MVP, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. Our...

Chicago Bulls GM Gar Forman: Tom Thibodeau Contract a ‘Non-Issue’
April 4th, 2012 at 1:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last week, there were rumblings from ESPN's Marc Stein that Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was unhappy with his lack of a contract extension. The Bulls have a team option on the reigning Coach of the Year for next season, but because of his success thus far, Thibs reportedly...