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Chicago Bulls (37-31) Vs Minnesota Timberwolves (24-43) Preview: Trying to Build Momentum
March 24th, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Fresh off a win last night against the Indiana Pacers, the Chicago Bulls look to build their momentum with a win tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. A win would give Chicago their first back-to-back wins since the beginning of February. Since the start of the second half of the season the...

Chicago Bulls (3-2) Vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (4-1) Preview: Love the Team You’re With
November 10th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
For all of our hand wringing as Chicago Bulls fans — hey, that guy's name looks familiar — over Derrick Rose being out, one suspects that Minnesotans scoff at us. The Minnesota Timberwolves, having lost point guard Ricky Rubio to a torn ACL and forward Kevin Love to a broken hand sustained while...

Oklahoma City Thunder 97, Chicago Bulls 91: Thunderstruck
November 8th, 2012 at 11:45 PM
The "closer" ideology is a tricky subject, but one that's generally considered a bit silly these days. Statistics peg teams that do things other than run isolation for one player over and over again as the best in the clutch. But when those isolations, known in NBA circles as "hero ball,"...

Northwest Division 2012-2013 Season Preview: Mountains to Move
October 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 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...

Chicago Bulls at Minnesota Timberwolves: a Tale of Two ACLs
October 13th, 2012 at 6:12 PM
The Chicago Bulls are getting set to tip off against the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight in a battle that should have been fairly entertaining. Unfortunately, both teams have stars, Ricky Rubio and Derrick Rose, that have been taken out of action by their respective ACL injuries. So we're stuck with watching...

Chicago Bulls Week in Review: Winning Ugly
January 16th, 2012 at 7:40 AM
The Chicago Bulls made it through their five games in six nights stretch with nary a blemish, going 5-0 for the week and grabbing hold of the best record in the NBA. While the Bulls were able to make it through the grueling week unscathed (at least on the record...

Chicago Bulls Complete Sweep of Back-to-Back-to-Back Set
January 11th, 2012 at 11:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Due to some technical issues over the past few days, we were not able to get a timely recap up for the Chicago Bulls' 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. With the Bulls turning around to play their third game in three nights against the Washington Wizards...

Love and Basketball: Chicago Bulls (8-2) at Minnesota Timberwolves (3-6) Preview
January 10th, 2012 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ricky Rubio. Derrick Rose. Get excited. Well, you'll have to sit through Luke Ridnour vs. Rose to start off, but still. Everyone, including Minnesotans, is waiting for Rubio to come in and face off with the reigning MVP. Oh, and the rest of the game might be fun, I guess. For...

The Booze Cruise: Chicago Bulls 92 – Detroit Pistons 68
January 10th, 2012 at 12:13 AM
For the briefest of moments, it looked like the Detroit Pistons (2-7) would actually challenge the Chicago Bulls (8-2) into the fourth quarter on Monday night at the United Center. But then the Pistons remembered they were the Pistons, and the Bulls ran away with a 92-68 victory, outscoring Detroit...