Archive for the ‘Summer League’ Category

Jul 18

Maybe Luol Deng should go ahead and have that wrist surgery. Yes, it’s just NBA Summer League. But Bulls second-year small forward Jimmy Butler showed in Tuesday’s 79-74 opening loss to the Boston Celtics in Las Vegas he may be ready to take that big first step toward being an NBA producer.

“The coaches tell me I have to stay …

Jul 2

Dating back to when John Paxson took over as Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Bulls in the spring of 2003, the team has placed a premium on drafting players who come from winning collegiate programs.

When Gar Forman was named General Manager six years later, that trend continued. So when the Bulls found themselves on the clock …

Jul 18

The following is a recap from of the Bulls’ 83-69 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in Las Vegas on Sunday. The contest was Chicago’s last for 2010 NBA Summer League play, as the team finished 1-4. For the game’s box score and video highlights, visit now.

The Portland Trail Blazers capped off their 2010 NBA Summer League …

Jul 18

The following is a recap from of the Bulls’ 76-75 loss to the Sacramento Kings in 2010 NBA Summer League action from Las Vegas. For the game’s box score and video highlights, visit now.

A free throw from Tyrese Rice — his only point of the game — with 1.6 seconds gave the Sacramento Kings (4-1) a 76-75 …

Jul 17

NBA Summer League action carries on in Las Vegas, but the story of the day on Friday for the Bulls was the signing of unrestricted free agent guard Ronnie Brewer. Not long after the Bulls learned Orlando would match their three-year offer sheet for J.J. Redick, a deal for Brewer, reportedly for three-years and $12.5 million, was in place.

“We’re …

Jul 14

Head Coach Tom Thibodeau joined his team’s Summer League squad in Las Vegas on Wednesday and must have been happy with the results he saw on the court, as the Bulls easily defeated the Los Angeles Clippers, 79-50.

Bulls guard John Lucas III led all scorers with 25 points on 9-of-12 from the field, including a perfect 6-of-6 from behind …

Jul 13

NBA Summer League action for the Bulls doesn’t officially get underway until Tuesday night, but the team got a head start on Monday evening with a scrimmage against the Cavs at Durango High School in Las Vegas.

Following the scrimmage, Bulls Summer League Head Coach Pete Myers talked with Chuck Swirsky, who is in Vegas for the action this week.…

Jul 12

The Bulls have arrived in Las Vegas for NBA Summer League action, participating in a team shootaround on Monday with a scrimmage against the Cleveland Cavaliers set for the evening. 

Pete Myers, the team’s longtime Assistant Coach who earned roster spots himself via summer league action during his playing career, is serving as the team’s Head Coach in Las Vegas. …

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