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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...

The Latest Installment of a YouTube Video Comparing Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant
August 6th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
It seems people’s obsession over Kobe Bryant emulating Michael Jordan has taken another step towards prolonging the never-ending comparison of the two exceptional talents. At some point, we’re going to have to settle on an agreement that they’re both terrific individual players, but that point probably won’t happen until Twitter...

Scottie Pippen Jokes in New Foot Locker Commercial to Be Greatest Bulls Player Ever
August 6th, 2014 at 12:44 PM
Consistent with the cleverness and source for a quality advertisement, Foot Locker teams Houston Rocket James Harden with NBA Hall-of-Famers Charles Barkley and former Chicago Bull Scottie Pippen in its most recent commercial. In the closing moments of the ad, Barkley asks Pippen to reassure the up-and-comer Harden that a...

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...

Former Chicago Bulls Star Scottie Pippen Fights in Malibu
June 24th, 2013 at 11:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen was outside Nobu in Malibu, California where he got into an altercation with another man. The cause of the altercation is not yet known, but Pippen did a number on the poor fellow. Pippen not only knocked this man out, but injured him so...

Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen Makes Appearance on Conan
June 15th, 2012 at 1:45 PM
Conan O'Brien has been doing shows in Chicago all week, and on Thursday night, he got a surprise visit from a very special guest.  During his opening monologue, Conan donned a Boston Celtics jacket and playfully taunted the jeering crowd. Enter Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen to thunderous applause....

Chicago Bulls Bullets: Trade Suggestions, Olympic Update, Gar Forman Speaks, Dream Team Doc
June 15th, 2012 at 10:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the Chicago Bulls sitting on their couches watching the NBA Finals like the rest of us (and in the case of John Lucas III, getting into arguments on Twitter like the rest of us), it's pretty slow news wise around here. Things will certainly heat up with the...

Happy 49th Birthday to Michael Jordan
February 17th, 2012 at 7:26 PM
While Michael Jordan may currently be a lousy executive, I will always know him as the best basketball player that ever lived. I only got to see him play in person once, but watching him all those times on television growing up helped shape me as a basketball fan. ***PHOTO1*** I started...

Michael Jordan Leading Group of Owners Threatening to Derail NBA Labor Talks
November 4th, 2011 at 3:52 PM
Et tu, MJ? Howard Beck of The New York Times reports that Chicago Bulls legend and current Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is leading a faction of owners determined not to make any more "concessions" to the players in NBA labor negotiations.  ***PHOTO1*** The owners' faction includes between 10 and 14 owners...

Former Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman: Players Should “Bow Down” to Owners
October 14th, 2011 at 7:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former Chicago Bull and recent Hall of Fame inductee Dennis Rodman has always been a controversial character. So when Rodman was asked his opinion on the current state of the NBA labor negotiations, it's no surprise that he gave a rather controversial answer. "I think the players should bow down," he...

Former Chicago Bull Scottie Pippen Clarifies Comments Regarding Michael Jordan and LeBron James
October 7th, 2011 at 9:41 AM
Remember earlier this year when Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen intimated that LeBron James could be the best player of all time? Pippen caught a lot of heat for those comments, and he wound up backtracking a bit a few days later.  ***PHOTO1*** It's now several months later and the story has...

Michael Jordan Reveals His Favorite Chicago Bulls Team
October 5th, 2011 at 12:00 PM
NBA 2K12, the follow up to last year's wildly popular NBA 2K11 was released Tuesday to a public of basketball fans starving for NBA basketball. Early reviews are in, and it appears that 2K12 may be even better than it's fantastic predecessor.  Leading up to and accompanying the release have been a...

Former Chicago Bulls Horace Grant, Ron Harper and Luc Longley Share Thoughts on Current Team
October 4th, 2011 at 7:30 AM
ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell has been in Australia for the past several weeks, but that does not mean he has been slacking on the Bulls beat. Friedell caught up with former Chicago Bulls Horace Grant, Ron Harper and Luc Longley, all who were in the land down under for a...

Chicago Bulls Legend Michael Jordan Ruined Careers and Messed with Heads
September 29th, 2011 at 2:54 PM
I have spent quite a bit of time in this past week covering all things NBA lockout. I'd say it's time to take a little break from that and take a look at some hilarious stories about Michael Jordan that may or may not be true.  ***PHOTO1*** The Basketball Jones stumbled across...

Dennis Rodman Never Had a Conversation with Chicago Bulls Teammates Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen
September 21st, 2011 at 7:29 PM
Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman were the centerpieces of one of the most famed NBA dynasties of all time. The trio led the Chicago Bulls to their second three-peat of the 1990's, with one of those seasons being the historic 72-win campaign.  ***PHOTO1*** But just because these men could make beautiful...

Chicago Bulls Legend Michael Jordan Reportedly Fined $100,000 for Talking NBA Lockout
September 12th, 2011 at 7:58 PM
Several weeks ago, Chicago Bulls legend and current Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan spoke to an Australian newspaper about the NBA lockout. He also specifically mentioned the Milwaukee Bucks' Australian center Andrew Bogut in the interview. This was a big no-no, and many speculated that Jordan would be fined a...

Michael Jordan Opens New Steak House in Chicago
August 24th, 2011 at 12:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** Who remember's Michael Jordan's Restaurant? During the 1990's, the restaurant was a top tourist attraction and a prime gathering spot for Chicago Bulls fans during the dynasty. The restaurant closed down in 1999 following a feud between the owners and the Bulls legend. But on Tuesday, the Michael Jordan...

NBA Lockout Update: Regional Meetings, Michael Jordan Speaks, China Says No to NBA Stars, Goodman Vs. Drew Showdown
August 22nd, 2011 at 7:24 AM
Another week has passed in the NBA lockout, and we still are no closer to an agreement than last week. But again, that doesn't mean that nothing happened in the NBA world. We had several NBA player regional meetings, highlighted by a passionate speech by Lakers star Kobe Bryant. Michael...

Scottie Pippen Wins $2.37 Million Judgment Over Airplane Deal
August 20th, 2011 at 12:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** I had no idea Scottie Pippen was ever in the airline industry. But apparently he was, and he once held ownership of an airplane through a company called Air Pip. Shockingly (not), Air Pip was a complete disaster. Or maybe it wasn't so bad after all.  Pippen won a $2.37 million judgment against Miami...

Memorable Dennis Rodman Moments: Taking on Frank Brickowski in the 1996 NBA Finals
August 18th, 2011 at 10:05 AM
So we all know that Dennis Rodman was an agitator who liked to mess with other players. Well my memorable Rodman moments are of him doing just that. This time the victim was Seattle Supersonics forward Frank Brickowski.  ***PHOTO1*** It all began in Game 1 of the 1996 NBA Finals. On a shot...