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Chicago Bulls (1-3) Vs Miami Heat (3-1): Backs Against the Wall
May 15th, 2013 at 5:18 PM
The Chicago rolled into Miami a week ago to steal game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.  They gave hope to Bulls' fans that they could compete even with a depleted roster.  Fast-forward three games and the Bulls have dug themselves a three-game hole, which LeBron James and the Heat...

Chicago Bulls Endure Embarassing Loss to the Miami Heat, 78-115
May 8th, 2013 at 9:01 PM
A game removed from pulling off the upset in game one, the Chicago Bulls came into game two against the Miami Heat and were utterly embarrassed in a loss 115-78. The loss is the worst playoff loss in the Bulls' franchise history. The game started off close and was a...

Chicago Bulls (1-0) Vs Miami Heat (0-1): Game Two Preview
May 8th, 2013 at 2:56 PM
Nearly 48 hours later and still you have to wonder: How did we get here? The Bulls enter game 2 against the Miami Heat in an ideal position. Regardless of the result tonight they can return home at worst tied in the series after recording one of the most surprising wins...

The Chicago Bulls (1-0) Defeat the Miami Heat (0-1) 93-86 in 93-86 Game One: I Bet You Did not See That Coming
May 6th, 2013 at 9:36 PM
Just as everyone expected, the Chicago Bulls came out and handed the first-seeded Miami Heat a 93-86 home loss in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. And by everyone I mean absolutely no one.  No one gave them a chance (including me).  They were with their starting point guard...

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 Fall as Miami Heat Get Revenge Win 105-93
April 14th, 2013 at 6:56 PM
After having their record 27 game winning streak ended by the Chicago Bulls last month, the Miami Heat came into this game looking for a little payback.  If anything just the fact that the big three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh were all playing spoke volumes about...

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...

Bulls 101 Roundtable: End of the Season Awards
April 1st, 2013 at 3:32 PM
The NBA season is rapidly coming to a close with approximately 10 games left for most teams. And you all know what that means: it's almost awards season. Below are the players and executives we here at Bulls 101 believe should win for Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year,...

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....

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 96, Miami Heat 89: Taking Their Talents to South Beach
January 5th, 2013 at 1:53 PM
Raise your hand if you truly expected the Chicago Bulls to beat the Miami Heat on the road last night. You're lying, but congratulations to all of you. This game came as a surprise to most people. The Bulls had been playing extremely poorly of late, with their only wins coming against...

Quarterly NBA Awards Report: a Bulls 101 Roundtable
December 17th, 2012 at 4:21 PM
As the NBA reaches the quarter-season mark, and with the yearly Christmas extravaganza coming up, the Bulls 101 staff takes a look at the NBA award races: MVP, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Most Improved Player, Rookie of the Year and Sixth Man of the Year. MVP Avi:...

Southeast Division 2012-2013 Season Preview: Let It Go, Guys, Let It Go
October 24th, 2012 at 7:00 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'...

LeBron James Finally Gets His Ring as Miami Heat Trounce Oklahoma City Thunder to Win NBA Title
June 22nd, 2012 at 1:42 AM
I remember watching "The Decision" back in the summer of 2010, simultaneously cursing the ridiculousness of it and praying that LeBron James would choose the Chicago Bulls as his next destination. When LeBron uttered his famous "take my talents to South Beach" line, a feeling of both disappointment and rage...

Miami Heat on Brink of NBA Title After Exhilarating 104-98 Win Over Oklahoma City Thunder
June 20th, 2012 at 12:40 AM
I'm still trying to catch my breath. A Game 4 that started with the Oklahoma City Thunder running out to an early 17-point lead ended with the Miami Heat grabbing a heart-pounding 104-98 win despite LeBron James finding himself on the bench with leg cramps. With the victory, the Heat...