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Bottom line on the Bulls: Thank goodness that’s over
April 28th, 2017 at 11:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** I've played enough bad defense to know bad defense when I see it. And what I saw in the Celtics series was enough bad defense by the Bulls to send a defensive-minded coach into therapy for years. It's a good thing Tom Thibodeau wasn't here to witness it. He would...

Bulls go out with a whimper as playoff run ends in Game 6
April 28th, 2017 at 9:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** There would be no valiant last stand at home for the Bulls. Instead, all the United Center crowd was treated to was a fading whimper of a No. 8 seed. A reminder that playing Jekyll and Hyde basketball throughout the 41-41 regular season was inevitably going to catch up to them...

Front office is poised to start damage control with Jimmy Butler
April 28th, 2017 at 7:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jimmy Butler wasn't listening to his body on Friday. The three-time All-Star actually has been ignoring it for quite some time. Sore foot, sore knee, and possibly torn ligaments in his left hand, and there was Butler, once again punching the clock for Game 6 in the first-round playoff series with...

Rajon Rondo is still a ‘longshot’ to play in Game 6 or the series
April 27th, 2017 at 3:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Rajon Rondo's status for Game 6 on Friday night hasn't changed. According to coach Fred Hoiberg, Rondo's right thumb fracture was still an issue, and Rondo even making it back for the rest of this series remained in doubt. The Bulls stayed the night in Boston after the Game 5 loss...

Dwyane Wade needs to steady the boat going into elimination game
April 27th, 2017 at 3:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Most of this roster hasn't seen a playoff game, let alone a playoff game that now puts the Bulls on the brink of elimination. That's exactly what's at stake in Friday's Game 6, however: Win or go home. A perfect Dwyane Wade moment. Really, a huge reason that Wade was even...