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Preview: 12-8 Chicago Bulls Against Struggling 8-11 Brooklyn Nets
December 10th, 2014 at 8:48 AM
It’s definitely not a bad time to play a team that’s openly trying throw the towel in before Christmas. Yup, earlier this week the Brooklyn Nets reportedly put the word out that high-profile names like Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez are available via trade. The Chicago Bulls aren’t...

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....

Chicago Bulls Loss to Boston Celtics is Like “a Symphony in Facedesk”
February 13th, 2013 at 9:46 PM
*Thud* That's the collective sound that could be heard all across the nation as Bulls fans repeatedly slammed their faces into desks as they watched this terrible, terrible game against the Boston Celtics unfold earlier tonight. The game was ugly from the beginning, and the collective feeling amongst everyone watching the...

Chicago Bulls (22-15) at Boston Celtics (20-18) Preview: Yay for not Making Sense!
January 18th, 2013 at 2:10 PM
The 2012-13 Chicago Bulls are the single most perplexing team in history. I'm pretty sure I've said that before, but it bears repeating. Let's look at their last four games. Friday, January 11: Beat the New York Knicks in New York, 108-101. Saturday, January 12: Lose to the Phoenix Suns at the United...

Chicago Bulls (13-10) V. Boston Celtics (12-11) Preview: Prepare for a Foray into Suckitude
December 18th, 2012 at 4:38 PM
In the wake of last night's horrific loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, this preview is simply going to be a list of things I'd rather do than watch tonight when the Chicago Bulls host the Boston Celtics at the United Center. 1. Argue about Marco Belinelli v. Kyle Korver for the...

Chicago Bulls (4-2) Vs. Boston Celtics (3-3) Preview: Teague Pass Alert
November 12th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
All right, Chicago. There's good news and bad news as the Chicago Bulls get set to take on the Boston Celtics. Good news: The Bulls are 4-2 and get to play a Celtics team at home that has looked discombobulated for much of the early season. Bad news: Who has two thumbs,...

Chicago Bulls Offseason Rumors: Luol Deng Trade Chatter Heating up, Boston Celtics Interested in Omer Asik
June 18th, 2012 at 12:25 PM
Ah, the NBA rumor mill. Out of all the major sports leagues, I'm pretty sure the NBA is untouched when it comes to speculative reports about possible trades/signings/whatever. And honestly, I love it. It's part of what makes writing about the NBA so fun. As long as you realize that...

Big Fourth Quarter from ‘Big Three’ Propels Miami Heat to Second Straight NBA Finals
June 10th, 2012 at 12:10 AM
Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics. Game 7. 73-73 heading into the fourth quarter. What else could you ask for with the Chicago Bulls out of the playoffs? Well, when it got down to winning time, the Heat's "Big Three" delivered one of their finest performances since so boldly joining forces in...

Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng Named to 2011-12 NBA All-Defensive Second Team
May 23rd, 2012 at 1:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls All-Star small forward Luol Deng was named to the 2011-12 NBA All-Defensive Second Team on Wednesday afternoon. It's a well deserved honor for a guy who played a good portion of the season with a torn ligament in his wrist, played the most minutes per game in...

What Should Chicago Bulls Do with Carlos Boozer?
May 13th, 2012 at 8:35 PM
Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer ended the season on, how shall we put it, a down note. Not only was his season-ending Game 6 performance a disaster, but for the second straight year, he found himself benched in the fourth quarter as the Bulls were eliminated. Boozer's struggles have...

Chicago Bulls Use Big Second Half to Charge Past Boston Celtics
April 6th, 2012 at 11:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** After one half of Thursday night's 93-86 win over the Boston Celtics, the Chicago Bulls looked like they were dead in the water. With Derrick Rose out for a 12th straight game and lethargy appearing to set in on both sides of the floor, the Bulls were in serious...

Chicago Bulls 93 – Boston Celtics 86: Game Grades
April 6th, 2012 at 12:29 AM
After dropping their first back to back regular season games in 80+ contests, the Chicago Bulls looked to turn things around against a surging Boston Celtics squad. The Bulls started this game off very quietly shooting only 32 percent on offense and playing very lethargic defense. The Bulls trailed by...

Boston Celtics (15-13) at Chicago Bulls (24-7) Preview: Out for Revenge
February 16th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
With the tough loss this past weekend fresh in their minds, the Chicago Bulls will be out for some revenge when the Boston Celtics come to town on Thursday night (7 p.m. on TNT). A Derrick Rose-less Bulls team lost to the Celtics 95-91 at the TD Garden on Sunday,...

Bulls 101 Round Table: Should Luol Deng Be an All-Star?
January 20th, 2012 at 9:47 AM
Fans, media and teammates alike have all trumpeted Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng for the All-Star game this season. We give our take on whether or not Deng should be in Orlando in February.  ***PHOTO1*** Brian: Luol Deng is worthy of an All-Star nod this year in the same way teammate Derrick Rose...

Weathering the Storm: Chicago Bulls 88 – Boston Celtics 79
January 14th, 2012 at 9:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** After a nearly perfect first half of basketball put them up 19, the Chicago Bulls were on the verge of blowing out an aging Boston Celtics team on Friday night at the TD Garden. The Bulls were executing their offense efficiently and stifling the Celtics on the defensive end.  But...

Rose or No Rose?: Chicago Bulls (10-2) at Boston Celtics (4-5) Preview
January 13th, 2012 at 10:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bulls were able to get by without Derrick Rose against the lowly Washington Wizards on Wednesday, but there's no doubt they would like to see the reigning MVP back for a Friday night showdown against the Boston Celtics. Beating the Wizards at home sans Rose is one...

We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby
November 26th, 2011 at 12:22 PM
Once the finishing touches were put on a memorable 2010-11 season, the threat of an ugly labor dispute hung over the NBA like a dark storm cloud. Even the most optimistic folk had a hard time envisioning a new collective bargaining agreement being reached before the owners locked out the...

Michael Jordan Leading Group of Owners Threatening to Derail NBA Labor Talks
November 4th, 2011 at 3:52 PM
Et tu, MJ? Howard Beck of The New York Times reports that Chicago Bulls legend and current Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is leading a faction of owners determined not to make any more "concessions" to the players in NBA labor negotiations.  ***PHOTO1*** The owners' faction includes between 10 and 14 owners...

NBA Lockout: Doom and Gloom Reigns After Tuesday’s Meeting, but NBA and NBPA Closer than They Let On
October 5th, 2011 at 9:13 AM
If one were to believe everything that came out of the mouth of NBA and NBPA leaders at their respective press conferences Tuesday, it would be easy to come to the conclusion that there will not be NBA basketball for a while. But amid all the doomsday rhetoric spewed by...