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Chicago Bulls (5-5) at Houston Rockets (4-7) Preview: Old Friends
November 21st, 2012 at 10:27 AM
Omer Asik wasn't the first domino to fall in the Chicago Bulls' depressing offseason, but he was the largest. Faced with potentially paying the luxury tax for the first time ever, the Bulls had a decision to make when Asik signed a 3 year, $25 million offer sheet with the Houston...

The Derrick Rose Dilemma: How Do You Solve a Problem Like an ACL?
November 13th, 2012 at 1:50 PM
The Chicago Bulls worry me right now, and it has nothing to do with Kirk Hinrich's injury or the lack of anything resembling consistent bench production. No, the source of my worry is one Derrick Martell Rose. Specifically, Derrick Martell Rose's left knee. ***PHOTO1*** With reports surfacing that Rose has started cutting in...

Chicago Bulls 2012-2013 Season Preview: Whither Thibs Goeth, There Also Goeth Many Wins
October 22nd, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Hello there! For the second consecutive year, I am putting entirely too much effort into previewing the NBA season. Last year, I tried to cram everything into two parts — three, actually, if you include the preview for just the Bulls — but that was impractical and not particularly well...

State of the Boozer-nion Redux: Chicago Bulls Offseason Grades, Part I
October 10th, 2012 at 1:26 PM
This is the first of a three part post grading the Chicago Bulls's offseason moves or lack thereof. General format of the grades will include the grade, followed by a brief background, reasoning for the grade, and potential impact it has for the future of the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls preseason...

Chicago Bulls and Taj Gibson in Talks for Contract Extension
September 22nd, 2012 at 12:29 PM
Finally, some good news comes out of a highly depressing offseason. Aggrey Sam of CSN Chicago reported yesterday that the Chicago Bulls are working on a contract extension for Taj Gibson. The talks are still in the very early stages of negotiation, so it will likely be a while before anything...

Chicago Bulls #NBARank: Marco Belinelli Comes in at 225
September 1st, 2012 at 12:05 AM
ESPN.com is doing its second annual #NBARank, in which they rank every single NBA player. We here at Bulls 101 will be taking a brief look at where each of the Bulls players falls along the way. For the first three installments, click here, here, here and here. Marco Belinelli: 225 Let the record show that Belinelli is here at...

Bulls Owner Jerry Reinsdorf Pledges Derrick Rose Will not Be Rushed Back
August 11th, 2012 at 6:00 PM
Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf made an appearance on Chicago's ESPN Radio today, talking about the Bulls offseason so far and the outlook going into next year. But his main concern is that Derrick Rose not rush back from his ACL tear. Reinsdorf compared the situation to 1985-86, when Michael Jordan broke his...

Chicago Bulls Finally Sign Marquis Teague, Prove They Can’t Even Be Cheap Effectively
August 8th, 2012 at 2:10 AM
All right, straight to the heart of the matter. Last week, Mark Deeks of the excellent ShamSports.com noted that Bulls first-rounder Marquis Teague was the only unsigned first round pick from the 2012 draft. For those of you that don't want to actually read the article, his speculation was that the...

Chicago Bulls Offseason: Proposed Changes to Build a Future Title Winner
July 12th, 2012 at 11:35 PM
In the days leading up to April 28, Chicago Bulls fans were clamoring excitedly about the upcoming playoffs. It was as if everyone were standing in line at an amusement park waiting to get onto a brand new roller coaster that promised to deliver on all fronts. The regular season...

Chicago Bulls to Move Practice Facility Downtown
June 13th, 2012 at 9:41 AM
In a move that was rumored by the Chicago Tribune last month, the Chicago Bulls will move their practice facility from the Berto Center in Deerfield to a location somewhere in downtown Chicago.   The new facility has no timetable and will be privately funded, but K.C. Johnson reports that the...

All Signs Point to Chicago Bulls Attempting to Avoid Luxury Tax in 2012-13
June 8th, 2012 at 7:10 AM
The luxury tax. It's something the Chicago Bulls have avoided like the plague for almost as long as I can remember. And since the Bulls are likely not title contenders next season due to the injury to Derrick Rose, all signs point to them doing all they can to get...

Chicago Bulls’ Carlos Boozer Stumbles in Game 6 Loss; Makes Questionable Post-Game Comments
May 11th, 2012 at 10:51 AM
For the second straight season, Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer was on the bench as his team's season came to a disappointing close. Last year, Boozer was stuck on the pine for the entire fourth quarter of the Bulls' heartbreaking Game 5 loss to the Miami Heat in the...

Chicago Bulls GM Gar Forman: Tom Thibodeau Contract a ‘Non-Issue’
April 4th, 2012 at 1:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last week, there were rumblings from ESPN's Marc Stein that Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was unhappy with his lack of a contract extension. The Bulls have a team option on the reigning Coach of the Year for next season, but because of his success thus far, Thibs reportedly...

Jason Richardson Returning to the Orlando Magic?
December 10th, 2011 at 7:30 PM
So, remember when we thought that Jason Richardson was the answer for the Bulls? Well, he may have been, but with Yahoo! Sports, among others, reporting that Richardson is headed back to the Orlando Magic on a four year, $25 million contract, he seems to be out of the running. ***PHOTO1*** Frankly,...

Report: Chicago Bulls Near Deal for Rip Hamilton
December 9th, 2011 at 11:31 PM
After the craziness that was Chris Paul-Gate on Thursday, Friday promised to deliver more wackiness with the official start of free agency. Sure enough, there was plenty of wheeling and dealing (David West to the Celtics!) and more silly rumors (Dwight Howard's undercover meeting with the Nets).  To the frustration of...

Chicago Bulls Remain in Shadows After Wild NBA Day
December 9th, 2011 at 9:32 AM
MADNESS? THIS! IS! THE NBA! Thursday marked one of the wildest and most mind numbing days in recent NBA history. The Chris Paul fiasco ruled the day, but there was plenty of other zaniness that was newsworthy in itself. Tyson Chandler to the Knicks? Shane Battier to the Heat. Caron...

Chicago Bulls Free Agent Target Caron Butler Agrees to Deal with Los Angeles Clippers
December 8th, 2011 at 8:41 PM
Well things have sure gotten out of hand, haven't they NBA? The day started with a few veterans agreeing to deals. Then, while commissioner David Stern was announcing the ratification of the new collective bargaining agreement, reports surfaced that Chris Paul had been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers as part...

Chicago Bulls Shooting Guard Candidate: Keith Bogans
December 4th, 2011 at 10:46 AM
So, remember how the Chicago Bulls won 62 regular season games last year and then nine more in the playoffs? Remember who started at shooting guard for all 98 (regular season and playoff) games? Veteran from Kentucky, wore number six? Ringing any bells? ***PHOTO1*** Keith Bogans was not a spectacular player. No one...

Jerry Reinsdorf: Luxury Tax Won’t Stop Chicago Bulls from Making Key Addition
November 30th, 2011 at 7:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf has said in the past that he would be willing to pay the luxury tax if the team had a legitimate shot at winning a championship. But up to this point, the Bulls have managed to stay out of the tax. And early reports from...

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...