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Rose Struggles on Offense, Team USA Plays the Dominican Republic Today
September 3rd, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Team USA is off to a fast and convincing 3-0 start to their FIBA World Cup. Beside one half of basketball against Turkey, the US has rarely shown lapses or weaknesses. Yesterday, the United States picked up another swift victory against New Zealand, 98-71. The game wasn’t much of a...

Rose Dazzles in Team USA Opener, US Takes on Turkey Next in Group Play
August 31st, 2014 at 8:30 AM
It sure didn’t take long for Derrick Rose to make his presence felt at the FIBA World Cup. After one game, Rose certainly looked the part of a former MVP, and when his signature moment of the game occurred – a lightening quick crossover thrusting him right down the gut...

Team USA and Derrick Rose Take on Finland in FIBA Group Stage Opener Today
August 30th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Bilbao, Spain – For Team USA, it’s been a noisy summer of 2014. It all began in early July when Derrick Rose arrived in Las Vegas for Team USA training camp in preparation for the FIBA World Cup, and Rose’s play was sparkling, exceptional, glistening. Remember that? Then in the...

Chicago Bulls (1-3) Vs Miami Heat (3-1): Backs Against the Wall
May 15th, 2013 at 5:18 PM
The Chicago rolled into Miami a week ago to steal game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.  They gave hope to Bulls' fans that they could compete even with a depleted roster.  Fast-forward three games and the Bulls have dug themselves a three-game hole, which LeBron James and the Heat...

Chicago Bulls (1-0) Vs Miami Heat (0-1): Game Two Preview
May 8th, 2013 at 2:56 PM
Nearly 48 hours later and still you have to wonder: How did we get here? The Bulls enter game 2 against the Miami Heat in an ideal position. Regardless of the result tonight they can return home at worst tied in the series after recording one of the most surprising wins...

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....

The Chicago Bulls (2-1) Defeat the Brooklyn Nets (1-2) 79-76 to Take a Commanding Series Lead
April 26th, 2013 at 1:51 AM
  These Bulls sure do know how to keep fans on the edge of their seats.  They came out slow and then bolted ahead before allowing the Nets a chance to steal the game in the final minutes.  The game ended in the seventies, exactly how Chicago likes it, and the...

Chicago Bulls (1-1) Vs Brooklyn Nets (1-1): the Series Has Finally Begun
April 25th, 2013 at 12:58 PM
  They say a playoff series doesn’t begin until someone wins on the road.  Well, the Bulls vs Nets series has just begun.   The Chicago Bulls stole home-court advantage away from the Brooklyn Nets with a 90-82 victory in Brooklyn on Monday night.  They returned to being a great defensive team after...

Chicago Bulls (0-1) Vs Brooklyn Nets (1-0) Game 2 Preview: Aiming for Redemption
April 22nd, 2013 at 4:13 PM
The Chicago Bulls opened up the playoffs with an absolute stinker in dropping their first game to the Brooklyn Nets 106-89.  A little more than 48 hours since then, the Bulls will have their chance for redemption and possibly salvaging a series from the funk they seemed to be in...

Playoffs, Game 1: Chicago Bulls (0-0) at Brooklyn Nets (0-0)
April 20th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
The Chicago Bulls start their playoff quest in the borough of Brooklyn tonight at 8 PM. After a regular season that ran the gamut from disappointing to exciting to dull to inspiring, the Bulls can finally put their focus on playing. On one game at a time. Despite the national focus...

Chicago Bulls Vs. Brooklyn Nets Playoff Series Preview
April 20th, 2013 at 5:57 AM
This year's 82 game regular season was a massive roller coaster ride for every team in the league, especially the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls had to deal with the lows of entering the season without superstar Derrick Rose, the uncertainty of his return, the fact that the team looked like...

Chicago Bulls (43-37) Vs Washington Wizards (29-52)
April 17th, 2013 at 6:06 PM
After the Atlanta Hawks lost to the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night, the Bulls returned to the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference as they hold the tie-break from the season series with Hawks. The Chicago Bulls will now finish out the regular season at home against the luckless Washington Wizards...

Chicago Bulls (43-37) Vs Orlando Magic (20-60) Game Preview: Figuring Out Playoff Positioning
April 15th, 2013 at 5:06 PM
After dropping a a game to the Miami Heat in Miami on Sunday the Chicago Bulls head slightly northward to Orlando to take on the Orlando Magic. The game will be Chicago's last road game and second to last game of the regular season. The Bulls hope to continue their...

Chicago Bulls (43-36) Vs Miami Heat (63-16) Preview: the Most Meaningless Heat/Bulls Game in 3 Years
April 14th, 2013 at 5:27 AM
The last time these two teams met a 27-game winning streak was on the line.  The Bulls, who have become adept at breaking long winning streaks, snapped the Heat’s streak back on March 27 in Chicago just before snapping the Knicks 13-game winning streak last Thursday.  However, they’ll have to...

Chicago Bulls (42-35) at Toronto Raptors (30-48) Game Preview
April 12th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
After a big overtime win against the currently seconded seeded New York Knicks last night at the United Center, the Chicago Bulls once again take the floor tonight to take on the Toronto Raptors for the final time this season. The teams have played two times already this season having...

Chicago Bulls (42-34) Vs Toronto Raptors (29-48) Game Preview: Pushing Through the Pain
April 9th, 2013 at 4:18 PM
After a disappointing loss the the Detroit Pistons back on Sunday evening, the Chicago Bulls are set to host the Toronto Raptors in the United Center. With only six games remaining on the Chicago's schedule (including tonight's matchup) this game could have a large effect on the final playoff picture....

The Chicago Bulls (41-33) Welcome in the Orlando Magic (19-57) on the Second Night of a Back to Back
April 5th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
Chicago is coming off an impressive 92-90 win in Brooklyn last to cap off a recent 5-2 stretch without several key players.  Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Marco Belinelli remain day to day, and Derrick Rose's return is still up in the air. However, The Bulls will try to maintain their...

Chicago Bulls (40-33) at Brooklyn Nets (43-31): Associates in Science
April 4th, 2013 at 4:55 PM
In a possible playoff preview, the Bulls visit Brooklyn to face the Nets. For the fourth time this season, they'll face off against the Nets, and with two of the previous three meeting being decided by four points of less, tonight looks to be an entertaining, if not necessarily well...