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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...

Chicago Bulls’ Free Agency Roundup: Mike Dunleavy Jr. Reaches Agreement with Bulls
July 1st, 2013 at 7:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** On just day 1 of the free agency period, the Chicago Bulls have already secured their first significant player after reports surfaced that the team had reached a 2 year, $6 million verbal agreement with Mike Dunleavy Jr.  Official contracts cannot be signed until next week but this will come...

NBA Draft 2013 Rumors Roundup: Bulls Once Again in the Midst of Rumors
June 27th, 2013 at 4:22 AM
With the NBA Draft just around the corner, once again the NBA rumor mill is churning and for the second consecutive year, the Chicago Bulls find themselves in the midst of some regarding All-Star forward, Luol Deng.  Word spread earlier in the week that there had been talks between the...

Chicago Bulls “Firmly in Lead” to Sign Free Agent SG Daequan Cook
January 4th, 2013 at 4:33 PM
Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting that with ex-Houston Rocket Daequan Cook having cleared waivers, that the Chicago Bulls are "firmly in the lead" to sign him as a free agent. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** ***PHOTO3*** Cook, who was traded to Houston from the Oklahoma City Thunder in the James Harden deal, was waived after the...

State of the Boozer-nion Redux: Chicago Bulls Offseason Grades, Part I
October 10th, 2012 at 1:26 PM
This is the first of a three part post grading the Chicago Bulls's offseason moves or lack thereof. General format of the grades will include the grade, followed by a brief background, reasoning for the grade, and potential impact it has for the future of the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls preseason...

Chicago Bulls Finally Sign Marquis Teague, Prove They Can’t Even Be Cheap Effectively
August 8th, 2012 at 2:10 AM
All right, straight to the heart of the matter. Last week, Mark Deeks of the excellent ShamSports.com noted that Bulls first-rounder Marquis Teague was the only unsigned first round pick from the 2012 draft. For those of you that don't want to actually read the article, his speculation was that the...

Chicago Bulls Add Three-Time Slam Dunk Champion Nate Robinson: the Offseason from Hell Marches On
July 30th, 2012 at 10:35 PM
So, as the header on this post might suggest, the Chicago Bulls are going to sign point guard Nate Robinson, formerly of the Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks. Presumably, this will be a deal for the minimum, likely for just one year. There's...

Bulls’ Free Agency Dominos Starting to Fall
July 23rd, 2012 at 1:53 PM
Things are starting to happen for the Bulls. Not necessarily good things — although that depends mostly on your point of view — but things nonetheless. After it was reported that Nazr Mohammed would be signing with the Bulls on Saturday, the Bulls officially announced the signing of former Bull Kirk...

Nazr Mohammed Reportedly Joining Chicago Bulls; Omer Asik Out?
July 22nd, 2012 at 5:32 PM
So, good news, better news and bad news. The good news is that a Bulls free agent target is actually intending to sign with them. The better news is that the signee is not Darko Milicic, but rather Nazr Mohammed, a veteran center formerly a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The...

Chicago Bulls Offseason Roundup: the Offseason from Hell Continues
July 20th, 2012 at 10:53 PM
Hey, remember how the Bulls were going to get OJ Mayo to be their shooting guard? Yeah...about that... ***PHOTO1*** That was Monday evening, and things have really only gone downhill from there. Kirk Hinrich still hasn't signed with the Bulls and we still don't know why. But you know who has signed? Vladimir...

Bulls Offseason Roundup: Kyle Korver Officially Traded; Bulls Looking at OJ Mayo
July 16th, 2012 at 6:29 PM
Hello all, sorry not to update the site at all this weekend. We've been going through some changes here at Bulls 101, but that's all been resolved and it's time to get back to work. It's been a "busy" weekend for the Bulls, or at least it seems like it should...

Report: Kyle Korver Traded to Atlanta Hawks
July 13th, 2012 at 2:41 PM
The Chicago Bulls have been trying to trade Kyle Korver for the past week, with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Atlanta Hawks being the two main suitors. Well, it looks like the Bulls finally have a taker in the Hawks. Per the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson:  ***PHOTO1***  According to Hawks 101, the Bulls...

Chicago Bulls Offseason: Proposed Changes to Build a Future Title Winner
July 12th, 2012 at 11:35 PM
In the days leading up to April 28, Chicago Bulls fans were clamoring excitedly about the upcoming playoffs. It was as if everyone were standing in line at an amusement park waiting to get onto a brand new roller coaster that promised to deliver on all fronts. The regular season...

Chicago Bulls Wave Goodbye to C.J. Watson and Ronnie Brewer
July 10th, 2012 at 8:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** We figured this day was coming for quite some time, but even so, it's still a tough pill to swallow when two key members of your team the last couple of seasons are let go. That's exactly what happened to the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday, as they declined to...

Chicago Bulls Stuck in Neutral as Other Contenders Improve
July 9th, 2012 at 3:17 PM
The Miami Heat have added Ray Allen for cheap. The Los Angeles Lakers have landed Steve Nash in exchange for draft picks. The Brooklyn Nets have acquired Joe Johnson and are possibly on the verge of getting Dwight Howard for very little. Countless other teams have made moves to bolster their...

Former Bull Kirk Hinrich Agrees to Return to Chicago
July 8th, 2012 at 12:50 PM
Kirk Hinrich made things official today when he and the Chicago Bulls agreed in principle on a two-year, $6 million contract. KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports the deal is for the mini-mid-level exception, rather than the full mid-level, which means the Bulls can still add salary. If they...

Chicago Bulls Target Brandon Roy Agrees to Deal with Minnesota Timberwolves
July 5th, 2012 at 10:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** In news that certainly does not come as a shock (at least to me), the Chicago Bulls fell short in the Brandon Roy sweepstakes after the guard agreed to a two-year, $10.4 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The decision was first reported by Jason Quick of The Oregonian, and was...

Omer Asik Offer Sheet: to Match or not to Match?
July 5th, 2012 at 8:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's been a few days since Chicago Bulls restricted free agent Omer Asik and the Houston Rockets came to terms on a three-year, $25.1 million deal, and I'm still not totally sure what the right call would be here. My initial reaction was "no way in hell do the Bulls...

Chicago Bulls Bullets: Free Agency Rumor Round Up
July 2nd, 2012 at 11:06 PM
So after 30+ hours of not having any power, I'm finally back in business. Considering this is currently one of the craziest times in the NBA, it was certainly not the most ideal time to lose power. Sure I was able to get brief updates on my phone, but that...

Chicago Bulls Offer Point Guard Kirk Hinrich a Contract to Return to Chicago
July 2nd, 2012 at 4:56 PM
On the heels of news breaking yesterday that Omer Asik was likely leaving Chicago, it came out that the Bulls had met with free agent point guard Kirk Hinrich and had offered him a contract to return to the city where he began his career. ***PHOTO1*** Terms of the contract aren't known yet,...