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Bulls Offseason Roundup: Preseason Schedule Released
August 2nd, 2013 at 5:18 AM
The Chicago Bulls have officially released their preseason schedule for the 2013-2014 season.  The preseason will consist of eight exhibition games.  The schedule is as follows: October 5th – at Indiana Pacers October 7th – at Memphis Grizzlies (held in St. Louis) October 12th – at Washington Wizards (held in Rio De Janeiro) October...

Chicago Bulls Offseason: What’s Happened So Far
July 29th, 2013 at 6:49 PM
It’s been an unsurprisingly slow summer for the Bulls in terms of any major moves.  After coming off an injury riddled season, the Bulls look positioned to be at full strength for opening night of 2013-2014 NBA season (which also happens to be rumored to be opening up against the...

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...

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 65, Miami Heat 88: not with a Bang, but with a Rip.
May 13th, 2013 at 8:43 PM
The Bulls dropped Game 4 of their second round series against the Miami Heat, falling into what seems to be an insurmountable 3-1 hole on Monday night. The season isn't quite over, but in all likelihood, this was the last home game of the 2012-13 season for the Bulls, who...

Effort but not Execution: Chicago Bulls (1-2) 94-104 Miami Heat (2-1)
May 11th, 2013 at 5:54 AM
Watching the Bulls give multiple efforts on broken plays on both sides of the ball every possession is a joy to watch. It also is a good recipe to stay competitive. But then comes the other facet - execution. The Bulls missed that badly. With the game close entering its final stages,...

Luol Deng – the Story of a Wounded Warrior
May 9th, 2013 at 7:12 PM
Four years ago, the Chicago Bulls put out the following statement from long-time team physician Dr. Brian Cole: "He [Luol Deng] has been restricted from high-level activity since February 28th. At this point, he will undergo 'active rest' meaning that he will be encouraged to challenge himself physically." This was regarding Deng's ongoing...

Chicago Bulls Endure Embarassing Loss to the Miami Heat, 78-115
May 8th, 2013 at 9:01 PM
A game removed from pulling off the upset in game one, the Chicago Bulls came into game two against the Miami Heat and were utterly embarrassed in a loss 115-78. The loss is the worst playoff loss in the Bulls' franchise history. The game started off close and was a...

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...

The Chicago Bulls (1-0) Defeat the Miami Heat (0-1) 93-86 in 93-86 Game One: I Bet You Did not See That Coming
May 6th, 2013 at 9:36 PM
Just as everyone expected, the Chicago Bulls came out and handed the first-seeded Miami Heat a 93-86 home loss in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. And by everyone I mean absolutely no one.  No one gave them a chance (including me).  They were with their starting point guard...

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 Close Out Brooklyn Nets 99-93 in Game 7 (4-3)
May 4th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
  In front of family and friends Joakim Noah put on full display the kind of heart and hustle that had characterized these injury ravaged Bulls throughout the entire season.  With their season on the line, and much of their lineup hit with injuries, the Bulls managed to scrap together a...

Chicago Bulls Lose to the Brooklyn Nets 91-110: Recap
April 29th, 2013 at 9:13 PM
After winning a thriller in Chicago to go up three games to one, the Chicago Bulls went back to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York looking to eliminate the Brooklyn Nets from the playoffs. Unfortunately, the Bulls efforts proved to be fruitless as they lost to the Brooklyn Nets...

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....

Bulls Beat Nets in Triple-overtime Shootout to Take 3-1 Series Lead
April 27th, 2013 at 6:10 PM
None of this made any sense. The Bulls eventually dragged this one out, four hours after it started, with a 142-134 win in triple-overtime. Two nights ago, the Bulls took Game 3 against Brooklyn 79-76 in one of the lowest-scoring playoff games in recent memory. Well, since the last game of...

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...

Head Coach Tom Thibodeau: Best Head Coach in Eastern Conference?
April 24th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
  ***PHOTO1*** Tom Thibodeau was hired as the 21st head coach in Chicago Bulls history on June 23, 2010. And it’s probably safe to save that general manager Guy Forman is not regretting the hiring decision. After Thibodeau served as assistant under Glen “Doc” Rivers’ leadership, Forman saw a potential head...

Chicago Bulls Tie up Series with 90-82 Win Over the Brooklyn Nets
April 23rd, 2013 at 6:59 AM
The Chicago Bulls were absolutely embarrassed Saturday afternoon on the opening day of the 2013 playoffs.  Monday night they showed exactly the right amount of poise and effort to redeem themselves.  The Bulls defeated the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 in a tough fought grind out game that has become quite the...