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Jul 24

When the Bulls and Gar Forman entered the offseason, their top priority was to sign a combo guard who could play both the point guard and shooting guard positions, the general manager acknowledged on Tuesday at the Berto Center.

Enter Kirk Hinrich, whose signing with the team became official on Monday.

“Obviously, Kirk is a proven veteran in this league,” …

Jul 24

The Bulls will not match the restricted free agent offer to Omer Asik, allowing Asik to join the Houston Rockets.

“We have decided not to match Houston’s offer sheet for restricted free agent Omer Asik,” Bulls general manager Gar Forman said Tuesday morning. “It was a difficult decision because Omer did a nice job for us. Matching the offer for …

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 …

Jun 28

Despite facing a season that will start without Derrick Rose, the Bulls approached the 2012 NBA Draft with the same philosophy as any other year: Select the best player available.

Bulls General Manager Gar Forman did just that on Thursday, and it just so happened that at No. 29, Chicago took a point guard in Kentucky freshman Marquis Teague.

“We …

Jun 28

The Chicago Bulls selected point guard Marquis Teague with the 29th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on Thursday night.

Teague, a 6-2, 180-pounder who played one season at Kentucky, averaged 10 points and 4.8 assists in 32.6 minutes per game as a freshman.

With Derrick Rose recovering from a torn ACL, finding another guard who will potentially be …

May 15

And nooowwwwwwwwww, the starting lineup for your Chicago Bulls:

At forward from Duke, 6-9, No. 5, Carlos Boozer!

A 6-8 forward from Mt. Zion Christian Academy, No. 6, Tracy McGrady!

The man in the middle from Florida, 6-11, No. 13, Joakim Noah!

At guard, 6-7 from Connecticut, No. 32, Richard Hamilton!

From Chicago, a 6-2 guard, No. 2… Jannero Pargo?…

May 15

Not only was the surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in Derrick Rose’s left knee a success, the Bulls head team physician believes last season’s NBA MVP is very capable of returning to his pre-injury level of play.

Dr. Brian Cole was joined by Bulls general manager Gar Forman and athletic trainer Fred Tedeschi to discuss Rose’s surgery at …

May 11

In the end for the Bulls Thursday and for the 2011-12 season, it was a game they weren’t supposed to win that they left shocked they lost.

Sort of the way this whole season went.

The Bulls had lost Derrick Rose, were still without Joakim Noah, had Taj Gibson playing through a sprained ankle, saw Luol Deng leave early in …

Apr 3

Derrick Rose could possibly play Thursday against the Boston Celtics, though I personally doubt he will. And there’s apparently no misunderstanding between the Bulls and coach Tom Thibodeau regarding the discussions on Thibodeau’s future with the team.

Those were some of the issues that Bulls General Manager Gar Forman addressed before a private team fundraising auction and dinner at the …

Mar 30

While Bulls guard Derrick Rose missed his ninth game in a row Friday with a sore right groin, Detroit’s Ben Gordon was also sidelined for a second consecutive game with a similar injury.

“A groin is one of those things where if it’s not 100 percent, there’s the chance you risk re-injuring it,” said Gordon following the Pistons shootaround Friday …

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