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Recap: (8-3) Chicago Bulls Defeat (5-4) Los Angeles Clippers 105-89
November 18th, 2014 at 12:29 AM
Jimmy Butler has been playing like an All-Star, and nobody in the league has noticed. Butler led a depleted Chicago Bulls team, which was without Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol, into the Staples Center to defeat the formidable Los Angeles Clippers. It was just another night at the office for...

Preview: (7-3) Chicago Bulls Head West to Take on (5-3) Los Angeles Clippers
November 17th, 2014 at 1:19 PM
***UPDATE*** Rose is out for tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Back in August, oddsmakers opened the Chicago Bulls at 11/2 and the Los Angeles Clippers at 12/1 to win the NBA title. Both teams are within their championship window, and tonight’s game at the Staples Center could be a preview of the finals in June....

ESPN Summer Forecast Predicts Derrick Rose Finishes Third in MVP
August 15th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
At the halfway point of ESPN’s NBA Summer Forecast series, ESPN’s panel of expert analysts, beat reports, and writers predicted Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls finishing third in the Most Valuable Player race for the 2014-15 season. One could say it’s suspect to list Rose at the number three...

Is Derrick Rose’s Supporting Cast Good Enough?
January 26th, 2013 at 2:09 PM
The big news across the NBA has been the announcement of the NBA All-Star reserves for this year's All-Star game in Houston. Amongst those named, Chicago's starting center, Joakim Noah, and currently injured starting small forward, Luol Deng, were named to the team. This is Noah's first time being named to...

Chicago Bulls (5-3) at Los Angeles Clippers (6-2) Preview: Bow Before the Point God
November 17th, 2012 at 3:22 PM
Based on what we've seen from the Chicago Bulls so far this year, expecting them to get manhandled by the Los Angeles Clippers in LA is not unreasonable.  The Clippers are fresh off a beatdown of the Miami Heat in LA on Thursday, a team that we already know is —...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose on Cover of NBA 2K13 Along with Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin
June 26th, 2012 at 5:01 PM
The NBA 2K video game has been my favorite basketball simulation over the past few years. NBA 2K11 had Michael Jordan on the cover, and famously brought M-Jeff and his Chicago Bulls teammates to life in the "Jordan Challenges." NBA 2K12 followed that up with a "Legends Mode" that allowed you to...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Stars in New NBA 2K13 Promo
June 13th, 2012 at 11:11 AM
I'm not sure whether this will cheer up Chicago Bulls fans, or just make them even more depressed. Injured Bulls superstar Derrick Rose stars alongside Blake Griffin and Kobe Bryant in a new promo for NBA 2K13, which will be the newest installment in the critically acclaimed series. Rose is...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Named 2012 All-Star Starter
February 2nd, 2012 at 9:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose was named an Eastern Conference starter for the 2012 All-Star game in Orlando. Rose received a total of 1,514, 723 votes, which was third among all NBA players behind Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant.  This is Rose's third straight All-Star selection and the...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Named Finalist for 2012 U.S. Olympic Team
January 16th, 2012 at 11:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** As expected, Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose has been named as a finalist for the 2012 United States Olympic basketball team. Rose is one of 20 guys aiming to make the squad that will be heavy favorites to win a second straight gold medal in this summer's...

Report: Chicago Bulls’ Carlos Boozer Will not Be Considered for 2012 USA Olympic Basketball Team
January 8th, 2012 at 8:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer has been a part of the last two United States Olympic basketball teams, winning a bronze medal in 2004 and a gold in 2008. But according to Marc Stein of ESPN, it appears that Boozer is already out of the running for a...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Starting Strong
January 2nd, 2012 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The first week of the NBA season is in the books and the Chicago Bulls are off to an expected strong start. Things started kind of rocky with two lackluster efforts against the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, but after the disappointing loss to the Warriors, the...

The Windy City Assassin: Chicago Bulls 114 – Los Angeles Clippers 101
December 31st, 2011 at 8:06 AM
As Chicago Bulls announcer Stacey King likes to say, "The hype is real Funk. The hype is real." On Friday night in Lob..er Los Angeles, the hype was very real, as Derrick Rose outdueled Chris Paul in an epic showdown of perhaps the best two point guards in the NBA....

Welcome to Lob City: Chicago Bulls (2-1) at Los Angeles Clippers (1-1) Preview
December 30th, 2011 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the biggest storylines coming into the season was how the Los Angeles Clippers - previously the butt of many NBA jokes - had revamped their roster and transformed themselves into a possible contender in the Western Conference. The trade for Chris Paul was obviously the most noteworthy...

2011-12 NBA Season Preview: Team-by-Team Breakdown, Part 1
December 24th, 2011 at 8:15 AM
OK. Basically, what you see here is my expression of exactly how excited I am for this NBA season. When I was informed that we here at Bulls 101 would be doing a general NBA preview in addition to a Bulls preview, I was ecstatic. Having waited fully six months...

2011-12 NBA Preview: Storylines to Watch
December 23rd, 2011 at 3:19 PM
As this is a Chicago Bulls website, we've naturally spent a lot of time this past week previewing the Bulls. But as we approach the start of the season that almost never was, it's time to take a look at some of the juicy storylines from around the NBA. With...

Chris Paul Traded to Los Angeles Clippers; Dwight Howard Taken Off Market
December 15th, 2011 at 6:59 AM
Believe it or not, but Rip Hamilton was not the only major transaction in the NBA on Wednesday. It just so happens that a certain superstar point guard will finally call Los Angeles home. But Chris Paul will not be suiting up for the Lakers, he'll be joining the "other"...

Chicago Bulls Bullets: Rip No Lock?, Howard Wouldn’t Sign Extension, TV Schedule Released
December 13th, 2011 at 8:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was a relatively quiet news day for the Chicago Bulls, although compared to the rest of the NBA circus, almost every day has seemed pretty pretty low key for the Bulls. Here's some news and notes from the Bulls and around the league.  Most people figure Rip Hamilton is...

The NBA is a Complete Circus
December 12th, 2011 at 9:07 PM
When people think of a circus, they usually think of acrobats, clowns and elephants among other things. But the word circus has several different meanings, one of them being this: a person or group of people whose behavior is wild, disorganized, or (esp. unintentionally) comic. That sound familiar NBA fans?  It...

10 Must-See Chicago Bulls Games in 2011-12 Season
December 7th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
The 2010-11 NBA schedule has finally been released, and by now thousands of diehards have pored over every part of it to find all the best games as well as all the little quirks. With the season being compressed as it is, many teams will have some real tough stretches...

NBPA Finds Itself in a Precarious Position
November 4th, 2011 at 6:38 AM
Officials from the NBPA emerged from an executive meeting Thursday to toot the same horn they've been tooting throughout the duration of the NBA lockout: The union is unified and won't accept an unfair deal for the players. They will take this message into a negotiating session with the league...