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Chicago Bulls (3-1) Vs Brooklyn Nets (1-3) Preview: Cutting the Nets
April 29th, 2013 at 5:21 PM
After an extremely dramatic and close game four victory in triple overtime, the Chicago Bulls look to ride the emotional high and finish off the Brooklyn Nets tonight in Brooklyn. A win tonight would advance the Bulls to second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs to play the Miami Heat....

Chicago Bulls Tie up Series with 90-82 Win Over the Brooklyn Nets
April 23rd, 2013 at 6:59 AM
The Chicago Bulls were absolutely embarrassed Saturday afternoon on the opening day of the 2013 playoffs.  Monday night they showed exactly the right amount of poise and effort to redeem themselves.  The Bulls defeated the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 in a tough fought grind out game that has become quite the...

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 (28-17) Vs Brooklyn Nets (27-19) Preview: a Battle Between Financial Opposites
February 1st, 2013 at 3:51 PM
The Chicago Bulls continue the longest road trip of their season tonight with their second game against the Brooklyn Nets. The last time these two team met back on December 15th Chicago escaped with a nail biting win 83-82. This game could end up a nail biter again as both teams...

Chicago Bulls (12-9) Vs Brooklyn Nets (13-9) Preview: Hello, Brooklyn
December 15th, 2012 at 3:46 PM
The Chicago Bulls resume the toughest stretch of their season so far Saturday night in the United Center as they play the newly-minted Brooklyn Nets for the first time. Despite being a relatively important early season matchup between two likely playoff teams, the prevailing storyline coming into this game is the...

Report: Free Agent Jason Kidd Won’t ‘Rule Out’ Chicago Bulls
June 18th, 2012 at 9:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** We all know the story by now. With Derrick Rose sidelined until who knows when and C.J. Watson's future with the team in doubt, the Chicago Bulls may be in the market for a point guard when free agency begins July 1. Big names like Steve Nash and Jason...

New Orleans Hornets Win NBA Draft Lottery; What Does It Mean for the Chicago Bulls?
June 2nd, 2012 at 3:41 PM
After a full 48 hours of conspiracy jokes — admittedly, some of them were mine — and complaining/bitterness from fans of teams who lost out — sorry, Bobcats fans, my condolences — it's time to review the NBA Draft Lottery results. ***PHOTO1*** Obviously, the most important result was the one at the...

NBA Trade Deadline Roundup: Chicago Bulls Stay Quiet While Insanity Prevails Elsewhere
March 15th, 2012 at 10:20 PM
Despite numerous, emphatic reports that this year's trade deadline would go by quietly, it did nothing of the sort. In fact, the trades came in fast and furious in the hour immediately before the 3 PM EST deadline and then even more so in the hour immediately after. And each...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Roller Coaster Ride
February 20th, 2012 at 10:05 AM
It was an interesting week to say the least for the Derrick-Rose less Chicago Bulls. Rose missed all three games with a back injury, and the Bulls played three games that could not have been more different. One was a good old fashioned shootout. One was an ugly, grind it...

New Jersey Nets 97 – Chicago Bulls 85: Laying an Egg
February 18th, 2012 at 8:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Outworked. Outhustled. Outplayed. Whatever you want to call it, the Chicago Bulls' performance against the New Jersey Nets on Saturday at the United Center was nothing short of embarrassing. Whether it was the strange 3 p.m. start, or not having Derrick Rose, or just a case of taking the...

New Jersey Nets (8-23) at Chicago Bulls (25-7) Preview: Halfway Home
February 18th, 2012 at 10:49 AM
Can you believe it? When the New Jersey Nets visit the United Center for a matinee on Saturday (3 p.m. on WGN), the Chicago Bulls will have reached the halfway point of this condensed season. The year has absolutely flown by so far, and it certainly has been an eventful...

Chicago Bulls (22-6) at Charlotte Bobcats (3-22) Preview: Toothless Cats
February 10th, 2012 at 11:24 AM
The Chicago Bulls will seek their fourth straight road win of 20 points or more when they face the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night (6 p.m. CT on CSN). And considering just how awful the Bobcats are, there's a pretty good chance the Bulls will be able to achieve that.  The...

Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng Selected to All-Star Team
February 9th, 2012 at 7:56 PM
After weeks of lobbying from fans, media, teammates and coaches alike, Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng has been rewarded with a spot on the Eastern Conference All-Star team. This is Deng's first All-Star selection and he has now become the 14th All-Star in franchise history. Deng will be joining Derrick...

2012 NBA All-Star Reserves: One Man’s Opinion
February 9th, 2012 at 7:23 AM
Well, we already know who will be starting in Orlando. Now it's just a question of who is going to back them up. They'll be announced later tonight, so I figured I should throw out who I think should get in now, before we all inevitably get upset at the...

Chicago Bulls 108 – New Jersey Nets 87: Taking Out the Trash
February 6th, 2012 at 11:55 PM
In any matchup between the Chicago Bulls and New Jersey Nets these days, the Bulls will be heavy favorites. When the Bulls have the pleasure of facing an extremely short-handed Nets team, it's pretty much a blowout waiting to happen. And that's exactly what happened on Monday night in the...

Chicago Bulls (20-6) Should Have No Problem Against New Jersey Nets (8-17)
February 6th, 2012 at 2:07 PM
Derrick Rose and his traveling band of Chicago Bulls hit the road again on Monday night for game six of their nine-game road trip. On the docket are the defenseless and short-handed New Jersey Nets (6:30 p.m. CT on CSN). The Nets have lost four of their last five and...

Rip City: Chicago Bulls 110 – New Jersey Nets 95
January 23rd, 2012 at 11:20 PM
Derrick Rose returned to the starting lineup and scored 22 points to go along with eight assists in a 110-95 Chicago Bulls (16-3) victory over an absolutely woeful New Jersey Nets (5-13) squad on Monday. Rose was one of six Bulls in double figures on the night, as all five...

A Rosy Return?: New Jersey Nets (5-12) at Chicago Bulls (15-3) Preview
January 23rd, 2012 at 2:05 PM
A battered and bruised Chicago Bulls team welcomes the lowly New Jersey Nets to the United Center on Monday night (7 p.m. CT on WGN). The Bulls have been decimated by injuries this season, as Derrick Rose, Rip Hamilton, Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, C.J. Watson and John Lucas III have...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Hopes to Play Monday Against New Jersey Nets
January 23rd, 2012 at 11:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has been telling people he will play Monday night, according to the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson. The Bulls will be taking on Deron Williams and the woeful New Jersey Nets at the United Center. Rose has missed the last four games with a...

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...