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Adding Shawn Marion to the Chicago Bulls Isn’t Very Practical, but It Would Be Welcomed
July 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Over the past couple of days on the tweeter network-y-thing Bulls fans have pondered up the idea of signing a former local (well, Waukegan and North Chicago are more like suburbs, but they certainly aren’t northern suburbs like Buffalo Grove and Lake Forest, either), Shawn Marion. The Matrix has had...

Bulls Summer League Wrap up: Who Gets a Training Camp Invite?
July 23rd, 2014 at 11:37 PM
Finishing the Las Vegas Summer League 4-1, the Chicago Bulls have plenty of optimistic outlooks to take from Vegas. Although summer league is not an exact science for evaluating or indicator of sustainable basketball playing ability, it is the first time some rookies get their first taste of NBA level...

The Bulls Aren’t Trading for Kevin Love, nor Should They
July 23rd, 2014 at 7:49 PM
It’s late July, free agency is on its last legs with only a few signings of significance remaining that could transpire. So naturally, the time to fire up the Kevin Love to the Chicago Bulls rumors couldn’t be more appropriate. To briefly give you a timeline: Love, the disgruntled Minnesota...

The Summer League Splash Bros, Chicago Bulls’ Doug McDermott and Tony Snell Receive All-NBA Summer League First Team Honors
July 21st, 2014 at 3:13 PM
  Doug McDermott and Tony Snell of the Chicago Bulls entered Summer League as virtual locks to make the Bulls NBA roster. Although Summer League implies a lax and less-than-stellar basketball environment, it’s equally a showcase for young players fighting for NBA entry and acceptance. McDermott and Snell didn’t face that...

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...

Headed Out West: the Los Angeles Lakers Claim Carlos Boozer
July 18th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
  After being amnestied by the Chicago Bulls, former All-Star power forward Carlos Boozer is headed to the Los Angeles Lakers. Boozer was placed on amnesty waivers and only teams with available space under the cap are able to bid on for a player on waivers. The Lakers, among a handful...

Euroleague Star Nikola Mirotic Isn’t Just a Shooter, but It’s What the Chicago Bulls Need Most
July 17th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
  For those unfamiliar with Nikola Mirotic, he recently signed a contract worth $17 million dollars over three years to play in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls. At 23 years old, the 6-foot-10, 220-pound Serbian-born forward has spent the majority of his amateur and professional basketball careers playing for his...

Chicago Bulls Make It Official: Amnesty Carlos Boozer
July 15th, 2014 at 5:43 PM
  Failing to find a trade suitor for the final year of Carlos Boozer’s $16.8 million dollar contract, the Bulls have used the amnesty provision to rid themselves of the oft-criticized big man. The news isn’t groundbreaking, and was anticipated. More so, an effect of the July 16 amnesty deadline the Bulls...

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’...

Two Games into Las Vegas Summer League, Chicago Bulls’ Doug McDermott and Tony Snell Shine
July 14th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
Now may be an appropriate time to remind you that once upon a time now Chicago Bull Anthony Randolph led the NBA Summer League in scoring back in 2009. Randolph’s massive production combined with raw talent oozing with potential actually garnered him a tryout invitation to for a spot on...

Nikola Mirotic Joining Chicago Bulls Next Season
July 13th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
***UPDATE*** Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the details of the contract are three-year, $17 million.  Serbian forward Nikola Mirotic whose draft rights have been owned by the Chicago Bulls since draft night in 2011 has announced over Twitter through his personal account that he’s agreed to join the Bulls for the 2014-2015 season....

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...