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Grading the Offseason of the Chicago Bulls
September 25th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
Normally, the exercise of prematurely evaluating draft picks and free agency signings before either have stepped foot on a basketball floor for their new team is an exercise of fruitlessness. It’s pandering to the needs of the instant gratification age and eschewing core principles of good journalism. Having said all...

Ray Allen and the Chicago Bulls are Perfect for Each Other, but in an Imperfect Reality
September 7th, 2014 at 7:15 PM
Earlier today, Sam Smith, the decorated and wonderful writer of the official Chicago Bulls blog composed a think piece on future Hall-of-Famer shooting guard Ray Allen who is one of the few notable remaining players without a team, and how the 39-year-old Allen would be an ideal fit in Chicago....

NBA Released 2014-15 Schedule: Here’s a Look at the Chicago Bulls Notable Games
August 13th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
Televised on NBA TV, the NBA announced it’s league schedule tonight – much the to rejoice of all those basketball fans battling the (to steal a baseball term) dog days of August with no basketball. Many of the marquee matchups broke on Twitter prior to being announced on TV, but...

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...

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...

Mind, Body, and Spirit: Pau Gasol Signs with the Chicago Bulls
July 13th, 2014 at 11:34 PM
  When news broke that free agent veteran big man Pau Gasol agreed to sign with the Chicago Bulls, beat writers in Chi city rejoiced. Aside from that, the reaction felt mixed in Chicago. Gasol admits the decision wasn’t easy claiming to have meditated diligently, which may or may not be...

Life Without Carmelo: Why the Chicago Bulls Should Move On
July 11th, 2014 at 12:08 PM
It’s not to say that any basketball team with Carmelo Anthony is a bad team. Having Carmelo Anthony as a part of your basketball team instantly makes your basketball team better, by all accounts. His skill-set and scoring ability is that of Hall of Famers and legends of the game....

Chicago Bulls, Carmelo Anthony May Be Perfect Fit and Could Lead to Championship
June 26th, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Since the Tom Thibodeau era began in Chicago, there’s been one major ongoing area of concern, and no -- its not Derrick Rose’s knees. While Rose’s health remains 24/7 – 365 news; the Tom Thibodeau era, even with Derrick Rose has never amounted to much success on the offensive end....

Arron Afflalo a Potential Option for Chicago Bulls?
June 24th, 2014 at 12:26 PM
Arron Afflalo is not a constellation prize and he’s not the fallback plan. Plan B doesn’t shoot .46/.43/.82 percent from the field, three, and free throw line while dropping 18 points a game and also bearing the brunt of being the only true scoring option on his team. Afflalo probably...

Chicago Bulls Endure Embarassing Loss to the Miami Heat, 78-115
May 8th, 2013 at 9:01 PM
A game removed from pulling off the upset in game one, the Chicago Bulls came into game two against the Miami Heat and were utterly embarrassed in a loss 115-78. The loss is the worst playoff loss in the Bulls' franchise history. The game started off close and was a...

Chicago Bulls Eastern Conference Semi-Finals Series Preview
May 6th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls found themselves in a first round matchup against the Brooklyn Nets in which a large number of unfortunate circumstances piled up against them making them an underdog team against the fourth seeded Brooklyn Nets. Despite needing to go the distance in the series, the Bulls overcame injuries...

Chicago Bulls Lose to the Brooklyn Nets 91-110: Recap
April 29th, 2013 at 9:13 PM
After winning a thriller in Chicago to go up three games to one, the Chicago Bulls went back to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York looking to eliminate the Brooklyn Nets from the playoffs. Unfortunately, the Bulls efforts proved to be fruitless as they lost to the Brooklyn Nets...

Chicago Bulls 89 – Brooklyn Nets 106: Game Grades
April 21st, 2013 at 5:18 AM
The first playoff game between the first round series between Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Nets got ugly fast as Chicago lost to Brooklyn 89-106. The game was, quite frankly, brutal to watch from the opening moments and progressively got worse over the course of the game to the point where...

Chicago Bulls Vs. Brooklyn Nets Playoff Series Preview
April 20th, 2013 at 5:57 AM
This year's 82 game regular season was a massive roller coaster ride for every team in the league, especially the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls had to deal with the lows of entering the season without superstar Derrick Rose, the uncertainty of his return, the fact that the team looked like...

Game Recap: Chicago Bulls Sweep the Orlando Magic with a 102-84 Win
April 16th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls took on the Orlando Magic yesterday evening looking to sweep the league's team with the second worst record in the league. While the three meetings earlier in the season were all determined within the final minutes of the game this game was all but done by the...

Chicago Bulls Fall as Miami Heat Get Revenge Win 105-93
April 14th, 2013 at 6:56 PM
After having their record 27 game winning streak ended by the Chicago Bulls last month, the Miami Heat came into this game looking for a little payback.  If anything just the fact that the big three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh were all playing spoke volumes about...

Chicago Bulls (43-36) Vs Miami Heat (63-16) Preview: the Most Meaningless Heat/Bulls Game in 3 Years
April 14th, 2013 at 5:27 AM
The last time these two teams met a 27-game winning streak was on the line.  The Bulls, who have become adept at breaking long winning streaks, snapped the Heat’s streak back on March 27 in Chicago just before snapping the Knicks 13-game winning streak last Thursday.  However, they’ll have to...

Chicago Bulls 101 – Miami Heat 97: Game Grades
March 28th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
It's finally over. The Miami Heat's winning streak is finally over at 27 and joy to the world it came at the hands of the Chicago Bulls with a 101-97 victory. To be honest, I didn't really expect last night's win. In my game preview I openly admitted that I...

Chicago Bulls End Miami Heat’s Win Streak at 27 Games
March 27th, 2013 at 10:53 PM
After a hotly contested battle the Chicago Bulls found themselves celebrating a 101-97 win over the Miami Heat effectively ending the second longest win streak in NBA history. Unlike other games against Miami, the Bulls really downplayed the game. Players hardly talked about the streak and how they'd like to...

Chicago Bulls (36-31) Vs Indiana Pacers (43-26) Preview: Fighting Off the Brooms
March 23rd, 2013 at 4:54 PM
With only 15 games left in the regular season. The Chicago Bulls' NBA season is starting to finish rounding the corner and is just about on the home stretch. Provided the Bulls don't lose out and the Philadelphia 76ers don't win out, Chicago essentially has a playoff spot locked up....