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Feb 27

Are the Bulls, who lost their seventh in their last 10 games Tuesday at the United Center to the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-98, worn down from the demands of the season with so many injuries?

Were the players, even like the fans, too anxiously awaiting the return of former league MVP Derrick Rose after the All-Star break, as many speculated before …

Feb 22

It turns out the Bulls might need Derrick Rose after all.

“It was supposed to be an exciting night,” said Joakim Noah said of the much anticipated national TV matchup Thursday with the Miami Heat which turned into an 86-67 Miami rout. “To come out and play like that is disappointing. They kicked our (butt). You got to give credit …

Jan 24

Joakim Noah, collegiate champion, iconoclast, innovative wardrobe manager with a career 8.9 scoring average his first two seasons, once suspended by his teammates, anthropology who clearly has evolved and is fond of talking about “swag,” is now an NBA All-Star.

Noah landed his first All-Star appearance and was joined by Luol Deng, making his second All-Star appearance.

Yes, the Bulls …

Jan 7

Chicago Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf is among the new nominees for enshrinement into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The news was first reported by NBA.com.

“I am both surprised and humbled by the nomination,” said Reinsdorf, one of the candidates for the Contributor category. “To be even mentioned in the company of current members of the Naismith Memorial …

Jan 1

It was coming to the end of the long road trip in late November. The Bulls were the team to beat in Michael Jordan’s first full season after his 1993 retirement.

The Bulls had opened the trip with an overtime win in Dallas, and then they took care of the Spurs, a 62-win team that season working on 59 wins. …

Dec 22

It felt like Bulls/Knicks Friday all over again when it really mattered. When Michael Jordan was in the face of Xavier McDaniel when he was bullying Scottie Pippen. When Pippen was dunking and stepping over a supine Patrick Ewing and then screaming invective at Spike Lee. John Starks dunking on Jordan and then Jordan, Pippen and Horace Grant stuffing Charles …

Dec 12

Considering the circumstances, the Bulls’ 94-89 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday wasn’t all that bad. Look, it was the likes of some of the greatest athletes in the NBA today, like Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, helping the Clippers to 10 dunks while George Yardley, Togo Palazzi, Harry Gallatin, Max Zaslofsky and Bobby Wanzer just couldn’t keep up.…

Dec 8

The basketball world little notes nor long remembers an early December Bulls 108-104 victory over the Detroit Pistons, the Bulls 16th consecutive over Detroit.

The Bulls moved their record to a pedestrian 10-8 with a Saturday matchup in the United Center against the East leading New York Knicks.

But Friday’s win was more a moment in time to savor, a …

Nov 13

There’s no complaining this season — or shouldn’t be — about the annual November road trip starting in Phoenix Wednesday. The Bulls play just four games in the Western Conference over eight days before a final road game in Milwaukee Nov. 24. But in playing the Suns, the Bulls face a bit of a defensive quandary they haven’t quite seen …

Oct 9

It didn’t appear like the Bulls would able to count on Luol Deng this season.

Deng seemed to be facing wrist surgery. Nevertheless, he was playing in the Olympics, which produced some tension between he and management. There were trade rumors.

But as the Bulls prepare to open the preseason Tuesday at the United Center against the Memphis Grizzlies, Deng …

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