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Posted on May 1
The Bulls 2013-14 season ended Tuesday with that 75-69 defeat to lose 4-1 in the playoff series to the Washington Wizards.
Wednesday began Melo Watch 2014, Day 1: He’s having dinner.
“We have a big summer in front of us,” Bulls general manager Gar Forman told reporters at the Berto Center Wednesday after exit meetings with players. “We may have …
Posted on Apr 28
Only eight teams have come back from a 3-1 deficit in NBA playoffs history, none since the Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Lakers eight years ago.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has such strong belief in his team that he feels it could be the ninth to accomplish such a feat.
The first step towards doing that will come on …
Posted on Apr 26
Joakim Noah and the Bulls head in to Sunday’s Game 4 in Washington, D.C. with a chance to even the series at 2-2 against a Wizards team that will be without one of its key players.
Washington’s Nene was handed down a one-game suspension by the NBA for head-butting and grabbing Jimmy Butler around the neck with both hands and …
Posted on Apr 26
No, no Nene for the Washington Wizards noon Sunday in Game 4 of the first round playoff series against the Bulls.
And the Wizards, leading 2-1 in the series, have to be shaking their head and exclaiming, “Oh, no Nene!”
That’s because the NBA Saturday afternoon announced a one-game suspension for the Wizards’ big man who had been the star …
Posted on Apr 25
Facing adversity is hardly anything new for the Chicago Bulls. So perhaps as they prepare for Friday’s Game 3 in Washington D.C. facing a 2-0 deficit, they are as equipped as any team to respond with a victory.
“We’ve been counted out all season long, many times,” said Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau after Friday morning’s shootaround at the Verizon Center. …
Posted on Apr 23
Though the Bulls head to Washington facing a 2-0 deficit in their best of seven playoff series, don’t expect any major changes in Friday’s Game 3.
Twice Chicago has built a double digit lead in the second half but been unable to hold on for a victory.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has watched film and hopes his team will learn …
Posted on Apr 21
No more Bulls home court advantage with Washington’s 102-93 victory in Game 1 of the playoffs Sunday! Outplayed down the stretch and outrebounded! Again! If Nene means baby, the Bulls need a bigger pacifier! I’m not even close to being out of exclamation points!
“We’re not going to get away from the guys who have gotten us there,” Bulls …
Posted on Apr 21
Winning a best of seven series in the NBA Playoffs can often come down to making adjustments, particularly when you have a fourth seed meeting a fifth seed, as is the case with the Bulls and Wizards.
So it comes as no surprise that Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said his team will be making several following a 102-93 Game 1 …
Posted on Apr 18
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau understands that two significant points of emphasis in the NBA playoffs are being prepared and knowing your opponent well.
Fortunately for his team, those are two of his biggest strengths. Furthermore, Thibodeau’s step-by-step approach is not about to change as his team gets ready for Game 1 against the Washington Wizards on Sunday night.
“It’s one …
Posted on Apr 11
Winners of a season-high seven games in a row and now a season-best 15 games over .500, it’s easy to see why Bulls players are having fun with just three regular season games remaining.
“It’s always fun when you’re playing basketball,” said Bulls guard Jimmy Butler on Friday, prior to his team’s 106-98 win over the Pistons. “But I feel …