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Feb 18

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau likes to say every game reveals something about your team. So what do you suppose the New Jersey Nets’ 97-85 domination of the Bulls in the United Center revealed about the home team?

I’ll make it the top 10 things we learned about the Bulls Saturday.

10. They don’t do well falling behind 22-3 in the …

Feb 17

It’s the kind of sports story you just love. Guy from the D-League everyone’s overlooked just won’t give up. And because he wouldn’t, the Bulls Thursday were able to avenge a loss in Boston Sunday and defeat the Celtics 89-80.

“I love this,” said Luol Deng with another versatile all around effort with 23 points and 10 assists, including six …

Feb 14

When last called upon by the Bulls to help fill in when Derrick Rose and C.J. Watson were sidelined with injuries in January, NBA journeyman Mike James did just that.

After signing a 10-day contract with the team Tuesday afternoon, James is back in Chicago and could see action right away against Sacramento as the Bulls begin a six-game homestand.…

Jan 28

The Bulls got a big three performance in Friday’s 107-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Derrick Rose toed the line, as it were, with a season high 34 points while Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah both had double/doubles, combining for 35 points and 29 rebounds.

So are the Bulls ready for the Miami Heat and its Big Three Sunday?

“We’re …

Jan 22

It mostly was an exercise in speculation and imagination, though Luol Deng didn’t much like it. I used to come up with various trade scenarios involving Deng. They weren’t unpopular.

After averaging 18.8 and 7.1 rebounds in the 2006-07 season when the Bulls won 49 games and swept defending champion Miami in the first round of the playoffs, Deng was …

Jan 21

When Derrick Rose missed his fourth consecutive game with a toe injury Saturday as the Bulls defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 95-89 and improved to an NBA-best 15-3 overall record, he had plenty of company at the end of the bench.

Joakim Noah was a late scratch due to a sprained ankle. Omer Asik started in his place, snagging a career-high …

Jan 12

Just imagine you didn’t know anyone in the NBA and you watched the Bulls Wednesday defeat the Washington Wizards 78-64. You’d never heard of the point guards playing against one another, John Wall and John Lucas III.

Lucas, leading the Bulls, had 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists with two turnovers, while Wall for the losers was without a …

Jan 11

It’s John Lucas III at point guard Wednesday for the Bulls with Derrick Rose missing just the seventh game of his career with a sprained toe from Tuesday’s game in Minnesota.

So, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was asked before Wednesday’s game against the Washington Wizards, who’ll back up Lucas with C.J, Watson still out injured along with Richard Hamilton.

“Lucas,” …

Jun 22

The Bulls Tuesday are expected to take another look at Ohio State center B.J. Mullens and Pitt forward DeJuan Blair.

Which must mean the team is committed to adding front court depth.

Though Bulls general manager Gar Forman said at the Bulls’ Monday predraft press conference that the team would not hesitate to pick a point guard in Thursday’s NBA …

Mar 24

Whew! That was a relief. It’s good the Bulls won’t have to play the Washington Wizards in the playoffs. I know, I know. If, if, if the Bulls make the playoffs.

The Bulls took another uncertain step toward that small goal Monday by outlasting the undermanned and going nowhere Wizards, 101-99.

“A win is a win,” decided Ben Gordon, who …

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