Adam Fluck Archive
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’ …
Posted on May 2
For the Bulls to wrap up their first round series against the Nets on Thursday, all they’ve got to do is something that has happened every other time the teams have met at the United Center this season – win at home.
Chicago has claimed all four meetings at home this year against Brooklyn – two in the regular season …
Posted on May 1
Though Tom Thibodeau admitted Kirk Hinrich was extremely limited in Wednesday’s practice at the Berto Center, the Bulls guard said he’s improving and labeled himself a game-time decision for Thursday’s Game 6 against the Brooklyn Nets at the United Center.
Meanwhile, Luol Deng and Taj Gibson missed Wednesday’s practice as both stayed home sick. Thibodeau was hopeful they will be …
by Adam Fluck
Posted on Apr 25
It turns out Chicago’s Joakim Noah isn’t the only one dealing with plantar fasciitis in the Bulls and Nets first round playoff series.
As the teams prepare for Game 3 at the United Center on Thursday night, Brooklyn’s Joe Johnson sat out of the team’s practice on Wednesday and his status is uncertain.
“I feel a little better than I …