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Joakim Noah Recovers from Offseason Knee Surgery
October 4th, 2014 at 1:49 PM
In Chicago, knee surgeries are like quarterbacks in Cleveland: when a new one pops up, you can’t help but think about the scarred memories associated with the last one. Bulls All-NBA center Joakim Noah underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to remove cartilage from a troublesome right knee in May, which left...

Derrick Rose Sits Out Team USA Practices, Unlikely to Start in Exhibition
August 19th, 2014 at 4:34 PM
In today’s addition of apprehensiveness and sensitivity regarding Derrick Rose’s health, Rose has sat out two consecutive Team USA practices at West Point Academy for planned rest given to the Chicago point guard. As NBA.com writer John Schuhmann reports – if Rose felt there were a need to take time...

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...

Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors Exploring a Boozer for Bargnani Trade
February 7th, 2013 at 9:06 PM
According to Marc Stein of ESPN and KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors are currently exploring a trade that would send Carlos Boozer to Toronto for former number one overall pick, Andrea Bargnani. The trade talks are currently not active but may be started...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose: ‘We Have a Legit Chance to Win Multiple Championships’
December 14th, 2011 at 7:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has always had a lot of confidence, even if he's not the most brash or demonstrative guy. So it's little surprise that he envisions himself and the Bulls winning a NBA championship in the near future. But Rose won't stop at just one. Rose...

Report: Derrick Rose Extension a ‘Top Priority’ for Chicago Bulls
November 30th, 2011 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Beginning at 8 a.m. CT Wednesday morning, NBA teams could finally contact player agents to discuss terms for new contracts. For the Chicago Bulls, this means setting up the framework for Derrick Rose's maximum contract extension. According to ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell, Rose's extension is a "top priority" for...

Former Chicago Bulls Horace Grant, Ron Harper and Luc Longley Share Thoughts on Current Team
October 4th, 2011 at 7:30 AM
ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell has been in Australia for the past several weeks, but that does not mean he has been slacking on the Bulls beat. Friedell caught up with former Chicago Bulls Horace Grant, Ron Harper and Luc Longley, all who were in the land down under for a...

Chicago Bulls Shooting Guard Kyle Korver Sees No End in Sight for NBA Lockout
August 28th, 2011 at 10:22 PM
With essentially no progress in negotiations after nearly two months of the NBA lockout, it's almost impossible to be optimistic about the season starting on time. Chicago Bulls shooting guard Kyle Korver echoed these sentiments during a recent phone interview with ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell.  ***PHOTO1*** "I have not heard many good...

Fun with Lists: Nick Friedell’s Top Five Chicago Bulls of All Time
August 11th, 2011 at 12:21 PM
ESPN and it's individual city websites (Chicago, LA, New York, Boston, Dallas) are doing a project with the goal of coming up with a Hall of Fame for each city. As part of this project, several of the beat writers were asked to rank their top five players for each team....

ESPN Chicago: Joakim Noah’s Team France Play Encouraging
August 10th, 2011 at 3:39 PM
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah took the floor for the first time as a member of Team France on Tuesday in a friendly match against Team Spain. Although Spain trounced France 76-53, ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell found several positives in Noah's game.  ***PHOTO1*** Although Friedell didn't catch the entire game, there were...

ESPN Chicago: Expect Bulls to Keep Both Draft Picks
June 8th, 2011 at 10:41 AM
Many fans are hoping for the Chicago Bulls to make some kind of big splash this offseason in order to get over that Miami Heat hump. Both Doug Thonus at Bulls Confidential and your friendly BullsBlogger at Blog-A-Bull think the perfect time to make this splash would be on draft night. However,...