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Chicago Bulls Officially Announce Signings of Aaron Brooks and Doug McDermott
July 22nd, 2014 at 6:41 PM
Just to pass along the official word, the Chicago Bulls have signed both Aaron Brooks and Doug McDermott today. Neither contract details have been released, but the consensus is Brooks will most certainly receive a one-year deal on the veteran minimum salary. Meanwhile McDermott will receive the slotted rate for...

Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler, Doug McDermott Join USA Select Team Roster
July 22nd, 2014 at 6:09 PM
This summer just keeps getting better and better for Bulls rookie forward Doug McDermott as he and third-year swingman Jimmy Butler will be representatives of the Chicago Bulls for the 2014 USA Select Team. Comprised of a roster of 13 players, the two Bulls will be a part of a...

Cameron Bairstow and Chicago Bulls Agree to Deal
July 21st, 2014 at 12:10 PM
  Second-round draft pick 6-foot-9 forward Cameron Bairstow and the Chicago Bulls have agreed on a deal in principle expected to be three-years in length but nothing has been made official or available yet. Having played four seasons at the University of New Mexico, Bairstow played in 134 collegiate games and...

Former Chicago Bull Jimmer Fredette Signs with New Orleans Pelicans
July 18th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
  Jimmer Fredette’s career hasn’t taken off like his mesmerizing college days at Brigham Young University. The days of pulling-up from 30 feet off-the-dribble once upon a time are long gone as Fredette’s struggled to find an NBA home since being selected number ten overall by the Sacramento Kings in 2011. His time with the...

Chicago Bulls Waive Slew of Veterans: Mike James, Lou Amundson, and Ronnie Brewer
July 15th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
  With the waiving of veteran guards Mike James, Ronnie Brewer, and forward Lou Amundson the Chicago Bulls final roster is down to 11 spots. All of the contracts were unguaranteed, and were expected to be waived. Trimming the fat off the salary cap and aiming to narrow down a final core...

Chicago Bulls: Anthony Randolph Traded to Orlando Magic
July 14th, 2014 at 4:58 PM
  Originally acquired in a draft night trade with the Denver Nuggets, the Chicago Bulls have parted ways with lanky forward Anthony Randolph in a trade sending Randolph and two second round picks to the Orlando Magic. Orlando is expected to waive Randolph and the trade is viewed from the Bulls’...

Kirk Hinrich and Chicago Bulls Agree to Terms
July 13th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
***PHOTO1***   ***UPDATE*** Two-years, $5.6M with player option in year two ($2.73M), per TNT's David Aldrige.  Having spent all but two of his 11-year career with the Chicago Bulls, shooting guard Kirk Hinrich is returning to Chicago again for at least one more season. The wily veteran was an unrestricted free agent, and...

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...