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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 (23-16) Vs Los Angeles Lakers (17-23): Dream Within a Dream
January 21st, 2013 at 3:38 PM
The Chicago Bulls get another try to right the ship at home on Martin Luther King Jr Day against the formerly formidable Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers, as I'm sure you know, were one of the favorites in the Western Conference (and by extension, the NBA) when this season started. Now, under...

Pacific Division 2012-2013 Season Preview: I Can’t Stand the Lakers
October 25th, 2012 at 6:20 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 organized. This...

Chicago Bulls #NBARank: Derrick Rose Emerges at 5
September 27th, 2012 at 3:43 PM
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 previous installments, click here, here, here, here, here, here here and here. Derrick Rose: 5 ***PHOTO1*** Despite an injury filled season that ended in tragedy, Chicago Bulls'...

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...

NBA Releases Full 2012-2013 Schedule: Omer Asik Returns to United Center on Christmas Day
July 26th, 2012 at 7:28 PM
All right, the schedule's out. We know when and where the Bulls will be playing this year. Let's face it, though: After the events of this offseason so far, we pretty much know how the season will turn out. The Bulls, behind the genius of Tom Thibodeau, will compete and...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Stars in New NBA 2K13 Promo
June 13th, 2012 at 11:11 AM
I'm not sure whether this will cheer up Chicago Bulls fans, or just make them even more depressed. Injured Bulls superstar Derrick Rose stars alongside Blake Griffin and Kobe Bryant in a new promo for NBA 2K13, which will be the newest installment in the critically acclaimed series. Rose is...

Chicago Bulls 2011-2012 Player Review: John Lucas III
May 25th, 2012 at 9:22 AM
Despite the fact that John Lucas III has been on the Chicago Bulls roster since the 2010-2011 season, I really had no idea that he even existed until this year. I'm attributing that mainly to the fact that in that 2010-2011 season, he only played garbage minutes, and by the...

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...

West Edges East 152-149 in 2012 NBA All-Star Game; Derrick Rose and Luol Deng Quiet
February 27th, 2012 at 11:24 AM
Derrick Rose, Luol Deng and Tom Thibodeau are all no-nonsense guys, so they were a bit out of place at an All-Star Game littered with hijinks and showboating. Naturally, Rose and Deng took a backseat to some of the league's more demonstrative stars in the West's 152-149 victory over the East. Oklahoma...

Bulls 101 Round Table: NBA Midseason Awards
February 20th, 2012 at 12:16 PM
With the Chicago Bulls having reached the halfway point of the season and the All-Star break rapidly approaching, we here at Bulls 101 felt it was time to share our NBA midseason awards picks. Enjoy.  ***PHOTO1*** MVP Brian: LeBron James It's LeBron James and it's not close. The Heat have the best record in...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Named 2012 All-Star Starter
February 2nd, 2012 at 9:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose was named an Eastern Conference starter for the 2012 All-Star game in Orlando. Rose received a total of 1,514, 723 votes, which was third among all NBA players behind Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant.  This is Rose's third straight All-Star selection and the...

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...

Chicago Bulls Bullets: All-Star Voting, Injury Update, Frontcourt Struggles
January 12th, 2012 at 9:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bulls are finally enjoying a day off after three games in three nights. The Bulls did win all three of those games to move to 10-2, but some issues have cropped up along the way. Let's check out some news and notes from around the team.  To the...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Starting Strong
January 2nd, 2012 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The first week of the NBA season is in the books and the Chicago Bulls are off to an expected strong start. Things started kind of rocky with two lackluster efforts against the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, but after the disappointing loss to the Warriors, the...

Report: Derrick Rose’s New Shoe Deal with Adidas May Net Him Close to $250 Million
December 30th, 2011 at 4:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose recently became a very rich man after he signed a new five-year, $94.8 million contract extension. But that pales in comparison to what adidas may pay Rose when he signs his upcoming shoe deal, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.  One industry source insisted to ESPN.com this week...

NBA Season Off to a Great Start
December 25th, 2011 at 10:15 PM
The NBA is back in rip-roaring fashion. Despite some expected sloppiness and some putrid individual play, Opening Day on Christmas Day has provided some great theater. And there's still one game in progress!  Here are some thoughts on the four games played thus far.  ***PHOTO1*** New York Knicks 106 - Boston Celtics 104 You...

A Christmas Miracle: Chicago Bulls 88 – Los Angeles Lakers 87
December 25th, 2011 at 8:53 PM
Well, the season is officially underway, now that the Chicago Bulls have beaten the Los Angeles Lakers by a point in one of the more improbable endings of a Bulls game in recent memory. The Bulls finished the game on a 17-5 run in the last 3:44, with Derrick Rose...

Derrick Rose is Coming to Town: Chicago Bulls at Los Angeles Lakers Opening Day on Christmas Day Preview
December 25th, 2011 at 10:47 AM
It's here. It's finally here!!! Chicago Bulls fans have been waiting for this day since the buzzer sounded on last year's Game 5 collapse in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat. We had to wait a bit longer than usual because of that silly lockout thing, but now...

2011-12 NBA Preview: Storylines to Watch
December 23rd, 2011 at 3:19 PM
As this is a Chicago Bulls website, we've naturally spent a lot of time this past week previewing the Bulls. But as we approach the start of the season that almost never was, it's time to take a look at some of the juicy storylines from around the NBA. With...