Adam Fluck Archive
Posted on Oct 3
The Bulls knew they were getting one of the NBA’s premier shooters when they added Mike Dunleavy on the first day of official free agent signings this summer.
But aside from that, two things have stood out about Dunleavy after a handful of practices—his off the charts aptitude for the sport and his ability to pass the ball.
“He’s a …
Posted on Oct 2
It wasn’t until last season that Jimmy Butler saw meaningful minutes on a regular basis, so he has yet to truly experience playing alongside Derrick Rose in the backcourt.
That is about to change, as Rose, Butler and the Bulls will play the first of eight preseason games Saturday when they visit the Indiana Pacers.
And both players, who spent …
Posted on Sep 9
One of the more cultured players in the NBA, Joakim Noah, as usual, has enjoyed an eventful offseason with trips to Africa and China.
But the Bulls center is back in Chicago now for most of September with the team set to open training camp at the Berto Center in just two and a half weeks.
While Noah has battled …
Posted on Jul 1
Like most draft hopefuls, Tony Snell spent last Thursday night watching the proceedings at home with family and friends, waiting for his name to be called.
But when he received early notice that he would be heading to Chicago to play for the Bulls, owners of the 20th overall selection, he kept the news to himself, a surprising move given …
Posted on Jun 27
The Chicago Bulls selected Tony Snell, a 6-7, 200-pound forward, with the 20th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft on Thursday. Later in the evening, they added Erik Murphy, a 6-10, 230-pound forward, with the draft’s 49th overall pick.
Both players will have an opportunity to help the Bulls get better in an area with room for improvement: shooting …
Posted on Jun 21
It may be the offseason for the Chicago Bulls, but that hasn’t stopped numerous prominent members of the organization from showing up at the United Center on game nights.
From former and current players to coaches and executive staff, several with Bulls ties have come to support their neighbors across the hall, the Chicago Blackhawks, as they make a run …
Posted on Jun 13
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was among those on hand at a sold-out United Center for the Blackhawks opening game of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday, a marathon 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins in triple overtime.
It was the first Blackhawks game he’s attended in person since being hired by the Bulls in 2010, two weeks after the Blackhawks …
Posted on May 12
Joakim Noah is among those who expect the physical nature of Chicago’s Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the Miami Heat to continue when the teams meet for Game 4 at the United Center on Monday night.
But he takes it a step further, saying it’s essential for the Bulls, who trail 2-1, to succeed.
“It’s our only chance,” Noah said …
Posted on May 8
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau reported Luol Deng will not rejoin the team until they are back in Chicago, meaning the All-Star small forward will miss Wednesday’s Game 2 in Miami.
However, Thibodeau wouldn’t rule Deng out for Game 3 on Friday at the United Center.
“Day-to-day,” said Thibodeau of Deng as the Bulls took the court at AmericanAirlines Arena for …
Posted on May 7
The night before the NBA Playoffs got underway, Bulls center Joakim Noah had serious doubts about whether or not he’d be able to play in the postseason.
Plagued by plantar fasciitis down the stretch, Noah rested for most of the final month of the regular season to alleviate the pain. When he returned to play limited minutes in the Bulls’ …