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Derrick Rose Goes for 30 Points as Bulls Lose to Cavaliers in Exciting Preseason Affair
October 20th, 2014 at 8:40 PM
Columbus, Ohio got to witness one hell of a preseason game Monday night, that’s for certain. The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of the Chicago Bulls 107-98 in a showcase for two of basketball’s brightest young stars at the point guard position: Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving. Rose, who is still working...

Preview: Chicago Bulls Will Face LeBron, Cleveland Cavaliers for First Time Tonight in Columbus
October 20th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Chicago and Cleveland are the two favorites in the Eastern Conference to win the NBA title, so any time these two teams get to meet, it’s a treat to basketball fans everywhere, no matter the stakes. Tonight, at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio, the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers...

Team USA Captures Gold Medal in Spain, Defeats Serbia 129-92
September 14th, 2014 at 4:33 PM
It’s always supposed come easy for Team USA basketball, but nobody thought it’d be this easy, or convincing. Winning all nine of their FIBA World Cup games by at least 20 points mirrors what some would say the greatest basketball team ever assembled-- the Dream Team--did in Barcelona, Spain in...

It Shouldn’t (And Doesn’t) Matter If Derrick Rose Starts for Team USA
August 28th, 2014 at 2:49 PM
For the umpteenth time: Derrick Rose is playing for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup to recondition his body to game speed, to get his game legs underneath him and to get his cardiovascular endurance at game level, and use the games as a personal service to his betterment....

Team USA Blows Past Slovenia in Exhibition, Rose Struggles
August 26th, 2014 at 4:23 PM
In their final exhibition before the group stage of the FIBA World Cup gets underway, Team USA won quite easily 101-71 against Slovenia in Gran Carnaria, Spain. Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls did not start the contest for Team USA, which coincides with what head coach Mike Krzyzewski stated...

Where’s Derrick Rose Rank Among Point Guards in the NBA?
August 12th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
ESPN’s Nick Friedell wrote an article this afternoon detailing the relationship between Chicago’s Derrick Rose and the Portland Trailblazers young point guard phenom Damian Lillard. Lillard and Rose share much in common – for one, they’re both label mates on Adidas and each have their own signature shoe brand. As well...

2014-2015 Chicago Bulls Preseason Schedule Released
August 11th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
From October 6 to October 24 the Chicago Bulls will play an eight-game preseason schedule that features an opening night matchup against the Washington Wizards, who ended the Bulls’ season in the playoffs last year. The marquee (if we’re OK with calling a preseason matchup marquee, mind you) is the...

Kevin Love Likely Traded to Cleveland, How This Affects the Chicago Bulls
August 7th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Kevin Love is a 25-year-old superstar who’s averaged over 19 PPG and 12 RPG through his six-year career. Love is one of eight players to have average those numbers, and the other seven are all in the Hall of Fame. A delightful blend of size, touch, and instinct has thrust...

Day Three of Team USA Camp: Derrick Rose Continues to Excel
July 30th, 2014 at 5:59 PM
We’ve already covered why Derrick Rose playing for Team USA is a minimal risk, with fruitful reward. But today, after Rose had another terrific day at Team USA camp the approval and glowing reviews of his play is coming by the bundle. Chicago Bulls GM Gar Forman was on-hand in...

Chicago Bulls (18-13) V. Cleveland Cavaliers (8-27) Preview: It’s a New Year
January 7th, 2013 at 3:09 PM
The Chicago Bulls are 2-0 in 2013. It's hard to imagine a better possible start to the new year than the one we've gotten, especially after ending 2012 with an embarrassing home loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. Wins against the Orlando Magic — without Joakim Noah — and the Miami Heat,...

Chicago Bulls (8-8) at Cleveland Cavaliers (4-14) Preview: Much Ado About Scoring
December 5th, 2012 at 8:35 AM
***Editor's Note: I am very pleased to tell you that this preview was written by Brian Schroeder, a longtime Twitter associate of mine and a solid basketball writer. I think you'll enjoy reading him. Also, please go follow him on Twitter at @Cosmis.  The struggle for the garbage fire known as...

Chicago Bulls (1-0) at Cleveland Cavaliers (1-0) Preview: the Cleveland Show
November 2nd, 2012 at 12:02 PM
Once, this game would have been a scintillating matchup of elite, young point guards. Kyrie Irving facing off with Derrick Rose is appointment viewing under almost any circumstances. And yet, here we are. Kyrie is still around. He scored 29 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers' win over the Washington WIzards. But, as...

Chicago Bulls 115, Cleveland Cavaliers 86: Game Grades
November 2nd, 2012 at 11:00 AM
Last night the Chicago Bulls traveled to Cleveland to take on Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers for their first road game of the season. Going into the game expectations were fairly low for both sides but things changed fairly quickly. From the tip off, the Bulls were in solid...

Chicago Bulls Take on Cleveland Cavaliers in Regular Season Finale; Number One Overall Seed Still on the Line
April 26th, 2012 at 12:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Well. This is it. The last day of the regular season. It's certainly been quite a wild ride, but the Chicago Bulls have managed to be one of the most successful teams in the NBA despite fighting through truckloads of adversity. As it stands right now, the Bulls head...

Bulls 101 Round Table: NBA End of Season Awards
April 26th, 2012 at 7:49 AM
The 2011-12 NBA regular season is coming to a close, so you know what that means. It's awards season! We here at Bulls 101 dish out our awards for MVP, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. Our...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Making Statements
March 5th, 2012 at 1:37 PM
The Chicago Bulls entered the All-Star break on a two-game winning streak, and in the week after, have extended that out to six in a row. The Bulls won four games this past week, with two of those wins being of the "big" variety. The Bulls made statements in road...

Chicago Bulls Demolish Depleted Cleveland Cavaliers 112-91
March 3rd, 2012 at 8:52 AM
The Chicago Bulls were already heavy favorites heading into the matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, and when the news broke that Kyrie Irving would not play, it was pretty much game over even before tip. After all, the Cavs would not have the services of two of...

Chicago Bulls (29-8) at Cleveland Cavaliers (13-20) Preview
March 2nd, 2012 at 12:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** While ESPN and other media outlets continue to shower the public with Jeremy Lin love, Cleveland Cavaliers stud rookie point guard Kyrie Irving seems to be flying under the radar. Sure, most people see Irving as the prohibitive favorite for Rookie of the Year, but the general hype level...

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...

Kyrie Does It: Chicago Bulls (13-3) at Cleveland Cavaliers (6-7) Preview
January 20th, 2012 at 4:01 PM
The story going into Friday night's tilt between the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena (6:30 p.m. CT on CSN+) should have been the marquee point guard matchup of reigning MVP Derrick Rose and Rookie of the Year favorite Kyrie Irving. But with Rose likely missing his third...