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Fifth Seeded Chicago Bulls Take on First Seeded Miami Heat
May 6th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
As the NBA enters the second round of the 2013 playoffs, tired legs have been a topic of conversation around the league.  Memphis and Oklahoma City only had one day in between their round one closeout games and game one of the second round, and the same is true for...

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 (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 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...

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 (42-34) Vs Toronto Raptors (29-48) Game Preview: Pushing Through the Pain
April 9th, 2013 at 4:18 PM
After a disappointing loss the the Detroit Pistons back on Sunday evening, the Chicago Bulls are set to host the Toronto Raptors in the United Center. With only six games remaining on the Chicago's schedule (including tonight's matchup) this game could have a large effect on the final playoff picture....

Taj Gibson’s Foul on Lebron James Upgraded to a Flagrant Foul
March 30th, 2013 at 9:22 PM
According to a recent article by Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinal, the NBA front office apparently believes Lebron James was "correct" in his assertion that a foul committed by Taj Gibson was actually a flagrant foul. The change was made to a call late in the first quarter...

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 (38-31) Vs Miami Heat (56-14) Game Preview: Preventing History or Becoming Part of It
March 27th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
All season long, the rivalry between the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat has lost quite a bit of the luster it had these past few years. After major roster upheavals and the obvious lack of Derrick Rose both games this season between Miami and Chicago just haven't been the same....

Chicago Bulls 81 – Los Angeles Lakers 90: Game Grades
March 10th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
The Chicago Bulls kicked off their three game California road trip with a national televised game against the surging Los Angeles Lakers. Coming into the game, the Bulls have been fairly streaky while the Lakers had won 15 of their past 21 games. Ultimately, the Lakers came out victorious pushing...

Chicago Bulls (35-27) at Los Angeles Lakers (32-31) Game Preview: Fighting for the Playoffs
March 10th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
With just under two months and only 20 games left for each of these two teams in the regular season, the playoffs are in clear sight for the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers. Coming into the home stretch both teams know that every game counts from here on out...

Chicago Bulls Edge Utah Jazz, Win 89-88
March 8th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
For the second and final time this season, the Chicago Bulls went toe-to-toe with the Utah Jazz and for the second time this season the game came down to the wire. The game was really a story of two halves for Chicago. The Bulls started off the game as a much...

Miami Heat 86 – Chicago Bulls 67: Game Grades
February 22nd, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Welcome back to game grades. It's been a while but they're back. Sorry if that angered any of you. You'll see that the grades now have a new look to them. Rather than have two separate charts, I figured I should combine everything together to give it a cleaner and...

Chicago Bulls (29-18) at Indiana Pacers (28-19) Preview: Clash of the Central Division Titans… Finally
February 4th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The two top teams in the Central Division will clash today as the Chicago Bulls travel to Indiana to take on the Pacers. This game has been on Chicago's schedule for a while now as this game was originally set to be played back on December 26th. Due to severe...

Chicago Bulls Beat Atlanta Hawks Even Without Their Four Starters
February 2nd, 2013 at 9:01 PM
Coming into this game, there's no way the Chicago Bulls couldn't embarrass the Atlanta Hawks any more than they did the last time these two teams met. In the second night of back -to-back road games, the Bulls came out and beat the Hawks 93 to 76 WITHOUT Joakim Noah, Carlos...

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 104, Milwaukee Bucks 88: Bench Rob
January 30th, 2013 at 9:34 PM
The Bulls nearly give up another huge lead to the Bucks before pulling away in the fourth to get their longest road trip of the year off to a good start Wednesday night. In what looked like another big collapse in the making, the Bulls held an 18 point lead at...