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Game Recap: Chicago Bulls Sweep the Orlando Magic with a 102-84 Win
April 16th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls took on the Orlando Magic yesterday evening looking to sweep the league's team with the second worst record in the league. While the three meetings earlier in the season were all determined within the final minutes of the game this game was all but done by the...

Chicago Bulls (43-37) Vs Orlando Magic (20-60) Game Preview: Figuring Out Playoff Positioning
April 15th, 2013 at 5:06 PM
After dropping a a game to the Miami Heat in Miami on Sunday the Chicago Bulls head slightly northward to Orlando to take on the Orlando Magic. The game will be Chicago's last road game and second to last game of the regular season. The Bulls hope to continue their...

The Chicago Bulls (41-33) Welcome in the Orlando Magic (19-57) on the Second Night of a Back to Back
April 5th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
Chicago is coming off an impressive 92-90 win in Brooklyn last to cap off a recent 5-2 stretch without several key players.  Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Marco Belinelli remain day to day, and Derrick Rose's return is still up in the air. However, The Bulls will try to maintain their...

Chicago Bulls Reportedly Pursuing Sharpshooter JJ Redick
February 9th, 2013 at 9:17 PM
The Chicago Bulls are involved in another trade rumor this time with the Orlando Magic. According to Hoopsworld writer, Alex Kennedy, sources are telling him that the Chicago Bulls are one of many teams pursuing Orlando sharpshooter and three point specialist, JJ Redick. This is the second trade the Bulls...

Bulls 101 Roundtable: Who is This Man and What Has He Done with Carlos Boozer?
January 21st, 2013 at 11:30 AM
With Carlos Boozer celebrating his New Year's with nearly three weeks of much-improved play — so much so that some people seriously think he should be an All-Star — the Bulls 101 staff takes a swing at whether he'll be able to keep it up and what, if anything, should...

Chicago Bulls (16-13) at Orlando Magic (12-19) Preview: the Magic of 2013
January 2nd, 2013 at 2:22 PM
Things that the Chicago Bulls have done this season: Lost to the Charlotte Bobcats at home, ending Charlotte's 18-game losing streak. Lost to the Houston Rockets — and old friend Omer Asik — at home by 23 points, on national TV on Christmas Day. Blown a 27-point lead in a loss to the...

Chicago Bulls 99, Orlando Magic 93: No Soup — Er, Big Macs for You!
November 7th, 2012 at 1:05 AM
As anyone who follows the Chicago Bulls is doubtless aware, if the Bulls score 100 points and win at the United Center, all fans receive a free Big Mac from McDonalds. So, when Joakim Noah stepped to the free throw line with 23 seconds left and drained the first of...

Chicago Bulls (2-1) Vs. Orlando Magic (2-0) Preview: Black Magic
November 6th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
Let's go back to January 2012. Suppose a 2-1 Chicago Bulls team were to take on an undefeated Orlando Magic team in Chicago. That would be exciting, right? Derrick Rose taking on Dwight Howard? Fast forward 10 months. Same setup. A 2-1 Bulls team taking on an undefeated Magic team. Yeah...about...

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...

Houston Rockets to Pursue Chicago Bulls’ Omer Asik?
June 29th, 2012 at 9:40 AM
Before the 2012 NBA Draft, the Houston Rockets did all they could to stockpile picks in order to try and move up high in the lottery. The idea, at least most presumed, was to offer the Orlando Magic a worthwhile package for disgruntled superstar Dwight Howard. However, the Rockets were...

2011-12 NBA Playoff Preview: Time to Get BIG
April 28th, 2012 at 8:16 AM
Well, a long and tumultuous post-lockout season has finally drawn to a close. 66 games in 123 days for each team, which becomes 990 games in 123 days for the entire NBA. Now we've made it to the playoffs and things promise to get even more interesting than they already...

Eastern Conference Playoff Seeding Watch: Final Two Spots Still up in the Air
April 25th, 2012 at 10:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** Heading into Wednesday night's NBA action, the final three spots in the Eastern Conference were still up in the air. That number is now down to two.  The Orlando Magic clinched the sixth seed with a 102-95 victory over the woeful Charlotte Bobcats. The Magic will face the Indiana Pacers...

A Look at the Eastern Conference Playoff Picture
April 18th, 2012 at 11:33 AM
The NBA regular season is winding down (just about one week left!) and the playoff races in both conferences are heated. The Western Conference is pretty much mayhem, while there are certainly some good battles going on in the East as well. As much as I'd love to delve into...

Bulls 101 Round Table: How Concerning is Derrick Rose’s Health?
April 11th, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose missed yet another game with yet another injury on Tuesday against the New York Knicks. While Rose's latest injury does not appear serious and he should be able to go against the Miami Heat on Thursday, there remains some concern about whether he'll be able...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Finding Ways to Win
March 26th, 2012 at 10:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** Another week for the Chicago Bulls without Derrick Rose and Rip Hamilton. Three more victories. And more importantly, zero losses.  It has not always been pretty, but the Bulls continue to find different ways to win games without their superstar. Whether it's with a dominant defensive performance, an exhilarating fourth...

Chicago Bulls 85, Orlando Magic 59: Coming up Snake-Eyes
March 19th, 2012 at 10:45 PM
Basketball's a funny sport sometimes. Especially this year. Before the game, I was very seriously considering skipping this game, and would have done so if I hadn't been on recap duty. I figured that the Bulls, on the road and without Derrick Rose, would struggle against an Orlando Magic team that...

Chicago Bulls (37-10) at Orlando Magic (29-17) Preview: Pick Your Poison
March 19th, 2012 at 2:59 PM
When the Chicago Bulls visit the Orlando Magic on Monday night (7 p.m. CT on TNT), Tom Thibodeau will be looking to become the fastest coach to 100 victories. In one-plus seasons, Thibodeau has compiled a 99-30 record in 129 games. The current record is held by current Nets coach...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Revenge, Buzzer-Beaters, Boozer and Dwight Howard
March 12th, 2012 at 12:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Safe to say it was a pretty eventful week in the world of the league-leading Chicago Bulls. We saw a big "REVENGE" win over the Indiana Pacers, Derrick Rose's first career game-winning buzzer beater and some nice Carlos Boozer domination.  We also got our fill of Dwight Howard. First, the...

Dwight Howard’s 29 and 18 Too Much as Chicago Bulls Fall to Orlando Magic 99-94
March 9th, 2012 at 10:18 AM
In the hours before the Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic faced off at the United Center on Thursday night, Magic center Dwight Howard took some time off from answering the never-ending trade questions to do some impressions of Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal. The impressions were pretty darn good, or at...

Orlando Magic 99 – Chicago Bulls 94: Game Grades
March 8th, 2012 at 11:06 PM
The Orlando Magic came into the United Center Thursday night with the third best record in the East to face off against the league leading Chicago Bulls. The Bulls were hoping to keep their eight-game winning streak alive, however, the Magic had other plans. Orlando came out of the gate...