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Chicago Bulls: Why Tony Snell Needs to Stay in the Rotation
February 16th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
The emergence of Tony Snell has been, shall we say, unexpected? In Chicago’s last four games before the All-Star break, Snell produced 18.5 points per game on nearly 70 percent shooting from the field and 60 percent from three-point range. It’s safe to say those shooting numbers likely aren’t sustainable...

Chicago Bulls Firing on All Cylinders at the Break
February 13th, 2015 at 10:50 AM
All eyes were on the Chicago Bulls Thursday night as they faced off against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the final game before the All-Star break. No other games were scheduled for Thursday so the entire league got a chance to see how far Derrick Rose had progressed...

Recap: Led by Rose’s 30 Points, 34-20 Chicago Bulls Defeat 33-22 Cleveland Cavaliers
February 12th, 2015 at 10:25 PM
For as tumultuous a first half of the season as the Chicago Bulls have had, heading into the All-Star break on a four-game win streak and sitting in third place in the Eastern Conference ain’t too bad. Tonight, the Bulls took care of business against the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning convincingly...

Preview: 33-20 Chicago Bulls and 33-21 Cleveland Cavaliers
February 12th, 2015 at 1:27 PM
The NBA has only one game on the docket tonight, but it fortunately happens to be a really good one. The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers typically demand the attention of the basketball world, and tonight they’re getting our complete and undivided. There are plenty of storylines to a Bulls-Cavs matchup,...

Recap: 33-20 Chicago Bulls Wax 18-33 Sacramento Kings
February 10th, 2015 at 9:51 PM
Wouldn’t you know it, even in a game where the Chicago Bulls thoroughly outplayed the Sacramento Kings, playing just about as well as they possibly could – there’s still something to worry about. We’ll get to that part momentarily, because first: the good stuff. Chicago defeated Sacramento 104-86, winning in just...

Chicago Bulls: Taj Gibson Trade Rumors
February 5th, 2015 at 2:05 PM
Trade rumors have a funny way of working. Well, perhaps funny isn’t the right word – more like convenient. When the Chicago Bulls were winners of 13 out of 15 games earlier this season, poised to become a real title contender – remember, even Las Vegas thought as much –...

Pau Gasol Named Eastern Conference All-Star Starter
January 22nd, 2015 at 6:47 PM
The NBA has announced All-Star game starters for both conferences, and Pau Gasol of the Chicago Bulls received enough fan votes to be named starting center in the Eastern Conference. ***PHOTO1*** Gasol, 34, is making his fifth career All-Star game appearance, but this will be the first time that he is going...

Recap: 27-16 Chicago Bulls Defeated by 22-20 Cleveland Cavaliers
January 19th, 2015 at 9:34 PM
Things are broken right now for the Chicago Bulls. After tonight’s embarrassing 108-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Bulls have now lost six of their last eight games overall. Injuries, slumps, bad defense – all valid reasons as to why the Bulls are playing such bad basketball. There’s no...

Preview: 27-15 Chicago Bulls and 21-20 Cleveland Cavaliers
January 19th, 2015 at 12:03 PM
Can anybody say they actually predicted the Chicago Bulls would the No. 4 seed in the East and the Cleveland Cavaliers would be the No. 6 seed halfway through the season? This would have been considered blasphemous in August, but here we are stuck in this bizarre world in January....

Chicago Bulls: the Jimmy Butler Experience
December 28th, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Chicago Bulls’ fourth year swingman Jimmy Butler is the buzz of the basketball world. Here’s a guy from Tomball, Texas, with a back-story more remarkable than anything he’ll accomplish as an NBA player. By his own admission, though, Butler does not like to speak on his upbringing. He has no...

Preview: 11-12 Miami Heat and 14-8 Chicago Bulls
December 14th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
Can you consider the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls rivals anymore? After all, we only got to see a Derrick Rose-LeBron James playoff matchup once during James’ run in Miami as Rose’s fragile knees took two and a half years off the career of the league’s youngest MVP. Miami still...

Preview: 13-8 Chicago Bulls and 17-5 Portland Trail Blazers
December 12th, 2014 at 2:08 PM
Initially, one would think the Portland Trail Blazers are in a class above the Chicago Bulls right now. The Blazers are 17-5, they play in the incredibly difficult Western Conference, and they have Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge – two of the best players at their respective positions in the...

Cavaliers Edge Bulls 114-108 in OT, Rose Leaves in Fourth Quarter with Sprained Ankle
October 31st, 2014 at 10:21 PM
It sure was an entertaining affair Friday night at the United Center. The Cleveland Cavaliers outlasted the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in the overtime victory. Led by LeBron James who finished with 36 points, eight rebounds, four assists, and four steals on 14-30 shooting and Kyrie Irving who had 23 points...

Preview: Chicago Bulls (1-0) and Cleveland Cavaliers (0-1), Rose V. James Tonight on ESPN
October 31st, 2014 at 11:46 AM
Derrick Rose and LeBron James have faced off against one another only three times since the 2010-11 Eastern Conference Finals. Two times in the lockout shortened 2011-12 season, and on opening night last year. That’s it. What was once considered a budding rivalry between James and Rose has the opportunity...

Chicago Bulls Season Preview and Predictions
October 29th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
Chicago Bulls regular season basketball is back in our lives, folks. It’s a fresh new season filled with high hopes and higher aspirations. There’s optimism abound, and it’s time for Bulls101 to drop some infallible predictions. We’ve essentially produced a running preview all summer long – so we’ll spare you every...

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...

The Case for the Bulls to Overpay Jimmy Butler, and Why Overpaying is Relative
October 10th, 2014 at 8:48 PM
October 29 marks the regular season opener for the 2014-15 Chicago Bulls season, but just two days later marks the deadline for a large, looming decision for the organization moving forward. The Chicago Bulls have 21 days -from today until October 31 -- to reach a contract extension with fourth-year...

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....

ESPN Summer Forecast Predicts Derrick Rose Finishes Third in MVP
August 15th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
At the halfway point of ESPN’s NBA Summer Forecast series, ESPN’s panel of expert analysts, beat reports, and writers predicted Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls finishing third in the Most Valuable Player race for the 2014-15 season. One could say it’s suspect to list Rose at the number three...

NBA Released 2014-15 Schedule: Here’s a Look at the Chicago Bulls Notable Games
August 13th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
Televised on NBA TV, the NBA announced it’s league schedule tonight – much the to rejoice of all those basketball fans battling the (to steal a baseball term) dog days of August with no basketball. Many of the marquee matchups broke on Twitter prior to being announced on TV, but...