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Posted on Nov 19
Jimmy Butler didn’t drive the team bus to the arena Wednesday in Phoenix. He didn’t tape anyone’s ankle. He didn’t sing the national anthem. But Butler did pretty much everything else for the Bulls in a spectacular down-the-stretch shooting and defensive performance to carry the Bulls to a 103-97 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
It was an unlikely and perhaps …
Posted on Nov 17
Jimmy’s under the boards, Jimmy’s in the open, Jimmy makes the shot.
And then Jimmy made the block. And the Bulls won!
Jimmy likes it when the Bulls win.
“We’ve got to learn to build on our leads,” said Bulls guard Jimmy Butler Monday after the Bulls 96-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers. “But a win’s a win,”
Butler had …
Posted on Nov 14
Hush, hush not so sweet Charlotte.
The Bulls may not have finally quieted and solved the mystery of the Charlotte Hornets. But Friday in the United Center, the Bulls at least got a measure of justice for themselves in a hard earned 102-97 victory.
“This was a good one,” said Jimmy Butler. “At home, after what they did to us …
Posted on Nov 4
The Thunder is coming; the Thunder is coming.
“Two of the top players in the league,” the Bulls’ version of Paul Revere, coach Fred Hoiberg, acknowledged Wednesday about Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. “Those two guys against Orlando go for 48 and 41. It’s a very difficult tandem to stop. And they’ve got other weapons around them that can knock …
Posted on Nov 2
The Bulls with Sunday’s 92-87 victory over the Orlando Magic have won 75 percent of their games. That’s very good. Though the message in it may be, at least early in the season with this Bulls team attempting various forms of transition, is they haven’t played particularly well in 75 percent of their games.
“We had an 81-66 (fourth quarter) …
Posted on Oct 29
The Bulls Wednesday defeated the Brooklyn Nets 115-100 for just the Bulls’ second 2-0 start in the last 13 years.
“Guys are continuing to work on their games; they are knocking down shots and getting guys open in rhythm. That’s team basketball,” said Jimmy Butler, who led the Bulls with 24 points, six assists and a dominant defensive effort against …
Posted on Oct 24
It was the first day of the rest of the Bulls lives Friday in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The Bulls closed the preseason with a 103-102 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in the first game of their preseason.
Derrick Rose was back playing for the first time, flying down the lanes, and thus all seemed, if not perfect, much better for the …
Posted on Oct 22
Derrick Rose Friday will play in his first preseason game for the 2015-16 season.
Unless, of course, he doesn’t.
But it is now looking—even if Rose’s rose colored glasses still are showing two of everything—as if Rose will at least play for a few minutes when the Bulls close the preseason in Lincoln, Neb.
“Every day I’m improving,” Rose said …
Posted on Oct 15
Nothing appears to have been set up quite yet, But if the Illinois Tollway Authority is considering how to speed up traffic for the I-PASS lane, they might consult the Bulls. Because the Bulls don’t appear to be putting up much resistance to traffic.
“I am disappointed in us not getting back,” said Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg Wednesday after the …
Posted on Oct 11
Last year it was the fall of Doug McDermott. This year the Bulls preseason has become the Fall of Doug McDermott.
The second year forward, who is emerging as one of the team’s most important players, Saturday continued his hot shooting to help lead the Bulls to a wire-to-wire 114-105 preseason win over the Minnesota Timberwolves in Winnipeg, Canada.