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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...

Luol Deng Shouldn’t Rush Back from Spinal Tap Complications
May 9th, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Chicago Bulls small forward, Luol Deng, met with the media Thursday to discuss his recent health issues.  Deng experienced severe flu-like symptoms a week ago before game six of the Nets series.  He went to the ER on the suspicion he may have had Meningitis.  Doctors performed a spinal tap...

Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors Exploring a Boozer for Bargnani Trade
February 7th, 2013 at 9:06 PM
According to Marc Stein of ESPN and KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors are currently exploring a trade that would send Carlos Boozer to Toronto for former number one overall pick, Andrea Bargnani. The trade talks are currently not active but may be started...

Chicago Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Believes Luol Deng Won’t Need Surgery After Olympics
June 29th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ever since Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng decided to play a good portion of the 2011-12 season with a torn ligament in his left wrist, most people figured he would elect to have surgery after the Summer Olympics in London. Bulls management (and I'm sure many fans) wanted...

Chicago Bulls GM Gar Forman Talks Marquis Teague, Luol Deng Trade Rumors
June 29th, 2012 at 12:55 AM
Heading into the 2012 NBA Draft, most Chicago Bulls fans did not have Kentucky point guard Marquis Teague on their radar. Hell, Bulls management did not even have him on their radar, because nobody thought that he would fall to 29. But when the Bulls were finally on the clock,...

Bulls 101 Roundtable: Should the Chicago Bulls Trade Luol Deng?
June 26th, 2012 at 6:05 AM
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you all know that Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng has been mentioned in quite a few trade rumors. Some involve the Golden State Warriors, Toronto Raptors, and Sacramento Kings, but the universal theme of all these trades has...

Report: ‘No Chance’ Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng Gets Dealt to Golden State Warriors
June 25th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
With trade rumors swirling around the Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski has arrived to calm the brewing storm...for now. From Woj's Twitter on Monday morning:  ***PHOTO1*** The hot rumor had been a deal that would send Deng and the 29th pick to the Golden State Warriors for the seventh pick,...

Trade Rumors Swirling Around Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng
June 24th, 2012 at 11:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Just a couple of days ago, a report from Golden State Warriors beat writer Marcus Thompson of the Contra Costa Times stated that the Warriors would be interested in Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng if he was made available. Well, things are starting to heat up on that...

Report: Golden State Warriors Interested in Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng
June 22nd, 2012 at 7:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Now that the NBA season that almost never happened has come to a close, it's time to fully focus on the draft and free agency. The rumor mill has been churning for a few weeks now, and for the Chicago Bulls, Luol Deng's name has surfaced on numerous occasions as...

Chicago Bulls 2011-2012 Player Review: Luol Deng
June 17th, 2012 at 4:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Luol Deng had a pretty great year, for the most part. The veteran small forward came into the shortened season rocking a new fro-hawk and ready to play. And play he did. Deng started off driving more often and, during the time Richard Hamilton was sidelined with injury, showed...

Chicago Bulls 2011-2012 Player Review: Carlos Boozer
June 16th, 2012 at 9:05 AM
Year two of the Carlos Boozer experiment. Coming into the season, many didn't expect much from Boozer due to what happened in 2010-11. During last year's regular season, Boozer was missing in action for a large part due to his various injuries. During the postseason, Boozer was noticeably missing in...

Chicago Bulls Talk to Harrison Barnes at NBA Draft Combine: Moves Coming?
June 9th, 2012 at 12:07 AM
All right, here's the deal. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune filed a report yesterday stating that the Chicago Bulls had met with North Carolina wing Harrison Barnes at the NBA Draft Combine. Barnes is a surefire top-10 pick, meaning the Bulls would have to move way up in the...

Should Chicago Bulls’ Taj Gibson Get a Crack at Starting Lineup Next Season?
June 8th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
In a Chicago Bulls season full of injuries that ultimately ended up in bitter disappointment, Taj Gibson was one of the few consistent bright spots throughout. Night in and night out, Gibson endeared himself to fans with his defense and rebounding. He may not be the most talented guy in...

Miami Heat’s LeBron James Silences Critics for One Night
June 7th, 2012 at 11:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** I really had no idea what to expect in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. My heart told me the Celtics would dispatch the Heat and advance to the NBA Finals to face the Oklahoma City Thunder, but my head simply...

Don’t Count on Pau Gasol Coming to Chicago Bulls
May 31st, 2012 at 9:35 PM
Back at the trade deadline, a rumor surfaced that Derrick Rose had given Chicago Bulls management his blessing to go after Los Angeles Lakers power forward Pau Gasol. Who knows the actual validity of that rumor, but the supposed deal being discussed for Gasol centered around Carlos Boozer. Since no team...

Report: Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng Cleared to Play in London Olympics After Meeting with Team Management
May 26th, 2012 at 8:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** As promised by Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman a couple of weeks ago, team management met with Luol Deng earlier this week to discuss the All-Star forward's plans for the upcoming Summer Olympics in London. There has been much debate on whether Deng should play for host Great Britain...

Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler to Play in Las Vegas Summer League
May 24th, 2012 at 9:31 PM
So apparently it has turned into Jimmy Butler week at Bulls 101. After writing about Butler's rookie season and his future in the past few days, some news on the Chicago Bulls wing came across the wire on Thursday. It was revealed that the Bulls would be participating in this year's...

Carlos Boozer’s Defense by the Numbers
May 23rd, 2012 at 11:13 PM
When I first saw that the Chicago Bulls' resident matador Carlos Boozer received a vote for the 2011-12 NBA All-Defensive Team, I thought somebody on Twitter was making a joke. No way, I thought. That HAD to be Taj Gibson getting that vote.  But it was no joke.  ***PHOTO1*** Indeed, some coach actually...

What Does Future Hold for Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler?
May 23rd, 2012 at 3:12 PM
Chicago Bulls wing Jimmy Butler may have played only 363 total minutes in his rookie season (including playoffs), but that's not going to stop me from gazing into the crystal ball and taking an educated guess on how he will perform going forward. It's obviously hard to predict how much...

Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng Named to 2011-12 NBA All-Defensive Second Team
May 23rd, 2012 at 1:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls All-Star small forward Luol Deng was named to the 2011-12 NBA All-Defensive Second Team on Wednesday afternoon. It's a well deserved honor for a guy who played a good portion of the season with a torn ligament in his wrist, played the most minutes per game in...