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Bench Unit Led by Gibson and Brooks Guides Chicago Bulls to Easy Victory
October 29th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
All eyes were on Derrick Rose as he played in his first regular season basketball game in a Chicago Bulls uniform for the first time in eleven months, but it was the Bulls second unit that stole the show in Chicago’s 104-80 victory against the New York Knicks at Madison...

Chicago Bulls Announce MRI Confirms Sprained Thumb for Jimmy Butler
October 21st, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Jimmy Butler sustained a thumb injury early in Sunday night's contest against the Charlotte Hornets. Butler left the game shortly after and did not return. The team initially called the injury a sprained thumb and monitored Butler on a day-to-day basis. It also should be noted that Butler did not...

Bulls Waive Solomon Jones, Kim English, and Ben Hansbrough
October 18th, 2014 at 12:06 PM
The Chicago Bulls announced Saturday morning that the team has waived forward Solomon Jones and guards Kim English and Ben Hansbrough. All three players were on contracts in training camp that were non-guaranteed and hold no salary cap bearing on the Bulls. All three players were signed on the same day...

VIDEO: Actor Mark Wahlberg Gives Shoutout to His Pal Jimmy Butler
October 17th, 2014 at 1:18 PM
It appears that Jimmy Butler really is having the greatest preseason in the history of professional basketball. Hitting a game winning three-pointer Thursday night against the Atlanta Hawks as time expired to cap off a sensational 20-point fourth quarter and a 29-point effort altogether usually puts a guy in good...

Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks Preseason Preview
October 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls will take on the Atlanta Hawks tonight at the United Center (7 p.m. Central) after collecting their second preseason win a few nights ago. In tonight's game, the Bulls will look to continue the rhythm and comfort they showed against the Denver Nuggets in their 110-point...

Preseason: Chicago Bulls Take on Denver Nuggets Tonight
October 13th, 2014 at 1:19 PM
After securing their first preseason win Saturday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, the Chicago Bulls are looking to build off their 91-85 victory by cleaning up their effort on the offensive end tonight against the Denver Nuggets. The starters for the Bulls all preformed well in the game against Milwaukee,...

Ray McDermott or Doug McDermott? Let’s Ask Aaron Brooks
October 10th, 2014 at 12:57 PM
Veteran players train immensely hard over the summer; they don’t have time for obtuse information or any nonsense. Take the case of the new Chicago Bulls backup point guard Aaron Brooks; he literally did not know the name of Bulls’ first-round draft Doug McDermott. No, seriously. It almost seems too unbelievable...

Bulls Drop Second Straight, Lose to Pistons 109-111 in OT
October 7th, 2014 at 9:39 PM
In a much more uneventful preseason game than Monday night’s loss to the Washington Wizards, the Chicago Bulls went to Detroit and suffered a 111-109 loss to the Pistons in overtime. The Bulls are now 0-2 for the preseason, and will next play on the road visiting the Milwaukee...

Chicago Bulls Preseason Opener Tonight Against the Washington Wizards
October 6th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
The Chicago Bulls are indeed one step closer to being fully back as they kick off a three-week preseason schedule at the United Center. After suffering yet another disappointing Bears loss on Sunday and watching two under matched baseball teams play all summer, you can feel Chicago is ready for...

Chicago Bulls Add Three Players for Training Camp
September 27th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Now with a roster standing at 17 after announcing the signings of Solomon Jones, Ben Hansbrough, and Kim English, the Chicago Bulls are all set for training camp, which opens on Monday with the team’s media day. All three deals are likely camp invites only, and it’s unlikely any of...

Update: Taj Gibson OK with Coming Off Bench
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Last week, a CSN Chicago report from Bulls’ insider Aggrey Sam indicated that coming into his sixth season with the Chicago Bulls, power forward Taj Gibson was ‘not thrilled’ with the prospect of not starting this forthcoming season. Over the weekend, Gibson sent one simple tweet to dispel any potential...

Chicago Bulls Announce 2014 Training Camp Schedule
September 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
If you’re getting the itch for needing some NBA basketball in your life--fret not--you’re not alone. The bad news is that the NBA regular season is still *sighs* over a month away. But the good news is that in the meantime you can satisfy your basketball cravings by checking out...

East Chicago Native E’Twaun Moore and Bulls Agree to Two-Year Deal
September 16th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
After being reported about a month ago by Orlando Magic insider Mary Stevens, E’Twaun Moore’s representation agency, Priority Sports, tweeted out confirmation that their client had indeed signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Bulls. ***PHOTO1*** Shams Charania of RealGM was the first to report that Moore’s deal is only 50 percent...

Chicago Bulls Release TV Schedule for 2014-15 Season
September 13th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
A month ago today, the NBA released the league schedule of games for the 2014-15 season. With that announcement, we found out the Chicago Bulls will be on national television 30 times this season, which did not come as much of a surprise. Two days ago, the Bulls released their...

Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League Holding Open Tryout in Chicago
September 12th, 2014 at 11:24 AM
Passing along an announcement made yesterday from NBA league offices, an open tryout for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League will be held this weekend in Chicago, September 14. Here’s the details and information for the event from NBA.com. DATE: Sunday, September 14, 2014. Check-in will begin at 1:00...

Luol Deng Indirectly Involved in Atlanta Hawks Organizational Racism, Ownership Ordeal
September 8th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
In the latest twist involving Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson and an alleged self-reported racist email (full text of the email can be found, here) from 2012 citing demographic disparities (essentially: too few rich white folk) in Atlanta Hawks attendance rates and lack of African-American fan spending on team store...

ICYMI: Doug McDermott Sings ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ (VIDEO)
August 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
***VIDEO1*** Doug McDermott is a fine basketball player, and thankfully for him singing isn’t part of the criteria of what makes a good basketball player. Last Thursday at Wrigley Field McDermott hopped on the microphone for the seventh inning stretch, as is tradition at Chicago Cubs games. What ensued was not...

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...