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Preview: 10-6 Chicago Bulls Finish Road Trip Against 6-8 Brooklyn Nets
November 30th, 2014 at 12:35 PM
Fourteen days away from home in late November is a customary thing for the Chicago Bulls. Every year, the circus comes to town and forces both the Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks out of the United Center, sending both teams out West for what’s been dubbed as the Circus Road...

Joakim Noah Supports Derrick Rose, Says People Need to ‘Chill’
November 14th, 2014 at 1:56 PM
Joakim Noah is the best. After Chicago’s 100-93 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night, the Bulls’ All-NBA center and All-NBA personality spoke his mind on the subject of his much maligned teammate, Derrick Rose. In a colorful and expressive post game rant, Noah offered some NSFW food for...

Recap: (7-2) Chicago Bulls Drop (7-2) Toronto Raptors 100-93, Rose Leaves with ‘Minor’ Injury
November 13th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
***UPDATE*** ***PHOTO1*** Derrick Rose went down awkwardly on a drive attempt about midway through the fourth quarter, and all of a sudden the meaning of an otherwise brilliant basketball game was rendered inconsequential. The Bulls did end up with an impressive 100-93 win over the Toronto Raptors, but Rose’s status is...

Eastern Conference Showdown: (7-1) Toronto Raptors Host (6-2) Chicago Bulls
November 13th, 2014 at 9:07 AM
Basketball fans, we have ourselves one heck of a game on tap tonight in Toronto. In a nationally televised matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams, the Chicago Bulls will travel to what is sure to be a lively Air Canada Centre to face the upstart Toronto Raptors. For...

Chicago Bulls (42-35) at Toronto Raptors (30-48) Game Preview
April 12th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
After a big overtime win against the currently seconded seeded New York Knicks last night at the United Center, the Chicago Bulls once again take the floor tonight to take on the Toronto Raptors for the final time this season. The teams have played two times already this season having...

Chicago Bulls (42-34) Vs Toronto Raptors (29-48) Game Preview: Pushing Through the Pain
April 9th, 2013 at 4:18 PM
After a disappointing loss the the Detroit Pistons back on Sunday evening, the Chicago Bulls are set to host the Toronto Raptors in the United Center. With only six games remaining on the Chicago's schedule (including tonight's matchup) this game could have a large effect on the final playoff picture....

Chicago Bulls Place a Carlos Boozer for Andrea Bargnani Trade on the Table
February 15th, 2013 at 6:18 PM
Just over a week ago we reported that the Chicago Bulls were discussing a trade to ship Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson to the Toronto Raptors for Andrea Bargnani and John Lucas III. It was initially believed that the talks weren't going anywhere and nothing was imminent. According to K.C....

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 107, Toronto Raptors 105 (OT): Game Grades
January 17th, 2013 at 8:34 AM
As the title indicates, the Chicago Bulls managed to squeak a win out against the Toronto Raptors tonight in what ended up being an overtime thriller. The game was bizarre in almost every aspect. I don't know how to make heads or tails out of this game so I'll leave...

Bulls 101 Roundtable: Should the Chicago Bulls Trade Luol Deng?
June 26th, 2012 at 6:05 AM
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you all know that Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng has been mentioned in quite a few trade rumors. Some involve the Golden State Warriors, Toronto Raptors, and Sacramento Kings, but the universal theme of all these trades has...

Report: Golden State Warriors Interested in Chicago Bulls’ Luol Deng
June 22nd, 2012 at 7:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Now that the NBA season that almost never happened has come to a close, it's time to fully focus on the draft and free agency. The rumor mill has been churning for a few weeks now, and for the Chicago Bulls, Luol Deng's name has surfaced on numerous occasions as...

Chicago Bulls Talk to Harrison Barnes at NBA Draft Combine: Moves Coming?
June 9th, 2012 at 12:07 AM
All right, here's the deal. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune filed a report yesterday stating that the Chicago Bulls had met with North Carolina wing Harrison Barnes at the NBA Draft Combine. Barnes is a surefire top-10 pick, meaning the Bulls would have to move way up in the...

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 Tip Toronto Raptors 102-101 in Overtime on Luol Deng’s Buzzer-Beater
March 25th, 2012 at 12:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Sometimes in sports, it's better to be lucky than good.  Both Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and Luol Deng admitted as much after the Bulls escaped the United Center with a 102-101 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night. Deng's follow-up of a C.J. Watson air-ball saved the Bulls...

Chicago Bulls (39-10) Vs. Toronto Raptors (16-32) Preview: We Meet Again
March 24th, 2012 at 10:47 AM
Because of how crazy this season has been, it feels like the Chicago Bulls have not played in a week. In reality, the Bulls will be returning from a measly two-day hiatus to once again take on the Toronto Raptors (7 p.m. CT on WGN). The Bulls beat the Raptors...

Chicago Bulls Use 20-0 Fourth Quarter Run to Get Past Toronto Raptors 94-82
March 21st, 2012 at 10:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** For three quarters on Wednesday night, the once again Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls messed around against the Toronto Raptors. And that's probably putting it nicely, although I would not really know, because I did not see a single minute of the game.  Anyways, after a first quarter that seemed to...

Chicago Bulls (38-10) at Toronto Raptors (15-31) Preview: Dormant Dinos
March 21st, 2012 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bulls play the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre (6 p.m. CT on WCIU) for the first of two matchups this week. After Wednesday's game, the Bulls get two days off before facing the Raptors again at the United Center on Saturday. And...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Talks About Toe Injury
January 20th, 2012 at 11:37 AM
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose did not participate in Friday morning's shootaround and is still labeled a game-time decision for the the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.  ***PHOTO1*** Rose said Friday that the swelling has gone down in his injured big left toe and that he wants to play against rookie standout...

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...

Defense Wins Random Games in January: Bulls 77, Raptors 64
January 14th, 2012 at 10:30 PM
Stat of the year (so far) #1: The Bulls, for all their problems and various injuries, are now 12-2. Stat of the year (so far) #2: In five home games, the Bulls have surrendered more than 70 points just once and have yet to allow 75 points in a home game. Granted,...