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Mar 5

OK, no more Mr. Nice Guy for Derrick Rose.

He tried. He thought being professional was the right way. He thought he’d be rewarded for showing respect, for revering the game, for appreciating authority, for simply not acting out like a brat.

So Rose attacked the defense and the basket over and over Thursday in the Bulls 105-96 come-from-ahead loss …

Mar 4

By Adam Fluck

Derrick Rose and Luol Deng, both of whom are nursing sore knees, are expected to play when the Bulls host the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.

“If they’re out there running, they loosen up and they’re playing well, they’re going to be out there,” said Bulls Head Coach Vinny Del Negro.

For Deng, it will be a …

Nov 2

It’s a Monday-no game for the Bulls but I’m always thinking, eating and talking hoops. I love it!

Shameless plug: BullsTV right here on …

Jul 26

LAS VEGAS—So now the guessing begins, though it will go on for another year. Who gets added to the USA Basketball team that will play in the 2010 World Championships and defend the Olympic gold medal in London in 2012?

“I think I played all right,” said Bulls guard Derrick Rose. “You always can give a little more. Hopefully (it …

Jul 25

LAS VEGAS—Introducing your Chicago Bulls, 2009-10.

G: Derrick Rose G: John Salmons G: Kirk Hinrich G: Jannero Pargo G: Lindsey Hunter

F: Luol Deng F: Tyrus Thomas F: James Johnson F: Taj Gibson

C: Joakim Noah C: Brad Miller C: Jerome James C: Aaron Gray

With USA Basketball wrapping up its tryout camp here with a public scrimmage game Saturday, …

Jul 23

LAS VEGAS—The NBA can take the kid out of you pretty fast.

Derrick Rose is learning that. Rose, effectively, began his second year of NBA life here Thursday trying out for a spot on the USA Basketball team that will play in the World Championships in Turkey in 2010 and the 2012 Olympics in London.

“I wanted to be there (last …

Dec 13

You figured this "small ball" thing had to catch up to the Bulls at times, and it will continue to do so as it did here Friday with the Memphis Grizzlies jumping all over the Bulls, figuratively and literally, in a 103-96 victory.

The loss dropped the Bulls to 10-12 with a wakeup call to play the New Jersey Nets …

Dec 11

Forget Oklahoma and Florida.

This is No. 1 vs. No. 2 Friday, and it’s in Memphis and it’s for the NBA Rookie of the Year award.

It’s really not more than a two-player race for anyone who is paying attention.

The Bulls Derrick Rose and the Memphis Grizzlies’ O.J. Mayo are the two top rookies in the Class of 2008, …

Nov 1

I’m going to try to stay away from all the Halloween clichés—horror show, and frightful night and it being scary.

Though Friday night’s brutal 96-80 Bulls loss to the defending champion Boston Celtics (there’s one excuse, at least) was all of those colorful adjectives and more.

The worst part, though, was how unprepared the Bulls were and how indifferent they …

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