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Can the Bulls Upgrade at Shooting Guard Through Free Agency? (Probably Not)
July 12th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
The moratorium is over! Doesn’t have the same ring as, ‘The King has returned!’ does it? Now that the King holding the key to unlocking free agency mayhem has made his most defiant of decisions, the rest of the NBA is scrambling, reacting, and the such. LeBron James going back...

Chicago Bulls Look to Continue Pursuit of Central Division Title Against Charlotte Bobcats
January 28th, 2013 at 11:28 AM
As the Chicago Bulls return home to take on the Charlotte Bobcats for the second time this season, there's good news and bad news. The good news is that it would be hard for the Bulls to play any worse against the Bobcats this time around than they did last...

Chicago Bulls Bullets: Derrick Rose is Going to Be a Daddy, Luol Deng and the Olympics, Nikola Mirotic Update
April 11th, 2012 at 12:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Wednesday is the calm before the storm, otherwise known as the day before the Chicago Bulls take on the Miami Heat. It's unknown whether Derrick Rose will suit up for that one, but based on all the various reports, I would pretty much guarantee that he plays. Whether that's...

Chicago Bulls (41-11) Vs. Detroit Pistons (18-32) Preview
March 30th, 2012 at 2:58 PM
The Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons will face off on Friday night at the United Center, so naturally that means former Piston Rip Hamilton is about ready to return from a shoulder injury that has kept him out for nearly a month. Hamilton went through practice on Friday morning, and...

The Booze Cruise: Chicago Bulls 92 – Detroit Pistons 68
January 10th, 2012 at 12:13 AM
For the briefest of moments, it looked like the Detroit Pistons (2-7) would actually challenge the Chicago Bulls (8-2) into the fourth quarter on Monday night at the United Center. But then the Pistons remembered they were the Pistons, and the Bulls ran away with a 92-68 victory, outscoring Detroit...

A Walk in the Palace: Chicago Bulls 99 – Detroit Pistons 83
January 4th, 2012 at 10:43 PM
The Chicago Bulls (6-1) avoided a letdown after Tuesday night's comeback thriller and easily dispatched a woeful Detroit Pistons (2-4) squad 99-83 on Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Rip Hamilton returned from a two-game absence to face his former team, scoring 14 points in 32 minutes.  ***PHOTO1*** Carlos Boozer led...

Movin’ on to Motown: Chicago Bulls (5-1) at Detroit Pistons (2-3) Preview
January 4th, 2012 at 11:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** Looking at the numbers, the Detroit Pistons are not a good basketball team. They are 27th in scoring, 22nd in offensive efficiency and 25th in rebounding. And although they are 8th in points allowed, the Pistons' defensive efficiency is 26th. Couple all this with the fact that they have...

Kobe Bryant: What If He’d Come to Chicago?
December 5th, 2011 at 7:26 AM
(This past summer, Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant hooked up on a moderately spectacular alley-oop during an exhibition in the Philippines, causing a fellow Bulls fan to remember how Kobe nearly ended up on the Bulls. This intrigued me, and I decided to imagine what might have happened. Enjoy.) October 2007. Kobe...

Chicago Bulls Shooting Guard Candidate: Jamal Crawford
December 3rd, 2011 at 1:21 PM
For anybody that stayed with the Chicago Bulls through the dark ages, they'll remember the early days of shooting guard Jamal Crawford. Crawford had a few decent seasons with the Bulls in the early 2000s, but after they drafted Ben Gordon with the third overall pick in the 2004 NBA...

Is C.J. Watson a Viable Shooting Guard Option for the Chicago Bulls?
November 30th, 2011 at 12:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Over the next week or so, Bulls 101 will be taking a closer look at the shooting guard options for the Chicago Bulls. I've already discussed the likes of Brandon Roy and Tracy McGrady, but there are a plethora of other options out there (although not many great ones). One...

NBA Players Consolidate Two Antitrust Lawsuits
November 21st, 2011 at 8:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** NBA players consolidated their two antitrust lawsuits Monday, choosing to dismiss the complaint in California and combine it with their existing one in Minnesota. The players filed the lawsuits last Tuesday after disbanding their union due to a failure to reach a new collective bargaining agreement.  Players lead attorney David...

First Two Weeks of December Officially Canceled, Players File Two Antitrust Lawsuits
November 16th, 2011 at 8:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** In what was a mere formality, the NBA officially canceled games through Dec. 15 on Tuesday. With these cancellations, 324 games or about 26 percent of the schedule has been wiped out due to the lingering lockout. With the scene shifting to the courtroom, there's a good chance that...

NBA Lockout: Who’s to Blame for This Mess?
October 13th, 2011 at 7:54 AM
The NBA enjoyed one of its best seasons ever last year. A plethora of young stars have rejuvenated the league and elevated its popularity to levels not seen since Michael Jordan. The NBA brought in nearly $4 billion in revenues last season, a league record. So it would seem unfathomable for...

Luol Deng Cleared to Play for Great Britain in EuroBasket 2011
August 3rd, 2011 at 4:24 PM
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah won't be the only Bull heading overseas to play in EuroBasket 2011. Forward Luol Deng has been cleared to play in the tournament for Great Britain after resolving an insurance dispute.  ***PHOTO1*** Deng posted on his website that "significant liability issues" have been overcome that will allow him...