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Posted on Feb 23
The Bulls concluded their first half of the 2011-12 season Wednesday with a dominant 110-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in which Joakim Noah had his first ever triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, the first triple-double for a Bulls center since Artis Gilmore in 1977.
Call it “party time,” as Noah left with his teammates to …
Posted on Feb 17
Derrick Rose has missed more games this season than in his previous three seasons combined, and he’ll probably miss his 10th game Saturday when the Bulls host the New Jersey Nets.
Richard Hamilton, who was expected to take the offensive pressure off Rose, has played in just 11 of the 32 games.
Yet, the Bulls are in the top 10 …
Posted on Feb 11
The Bulls are 23-6 after Friday’s again dominating win over the Charlotte Bobcats, this time 95-64, the Bulls’ league record fourth consecutive road victory by at least 20 points.
They have the best record in the NBA, and the toughest part, at least in the regular season, may be behind them now.
“We’re coming out with a better mindset, focused, …
Posted on Jan 28
It’s national TV; last season’s Eastern Conference finalists; the team with the best record in the conference, the Bulls; against the team most expect to win the NBA title, the Miami Heat.
It doesn’t get any bigger than Sunday in Miami for a regular season NBA game, and if the coaches don’t care to acknowledge that and the Bulls are …
Posted on Jan 5
It was the kind of night Wednesday in Detroit for the Bulls to keep it simple: Get a win over a non-playoff team and get out healthy.
Well, they accomplished the winning part. And hopefully the other, though there’s always breath to hold and prayers to say when it is Derrick Rose heading for X-rays.
The Bulls rather easily, never …
Posted on Jan 1
We don’t really celebrate the calendar year in the NBA because of the fall-through-spring season. But as we start 2012 with the Bulls much delayed home opener Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies, here’s a look at the top 20 Bulls events of 2011.
1. Derrick Rose wins MVP: Individual awards are not what any season is about. But 2011 was …
Posted on Dec 19
Wow, it seems like preseason started just a few days ago and Tuesday in the United Center is the Bulls final preseason game.
Oh, right, it did start Friday and will conclude Tuesday. So Tuesday is the game that matters, at least some, the last preseason game, and the Bulls should get a good, long look at newly acquired Rip …
Posted on Dec 16
Welcome back, NBA. I missed you. Oh, to read a box score again. That was sweet. The NBA returned Friday with four exhibition games, including the Bulls’ 95-86 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis.
It wasn’t a great effort by the Bulls, who fell behind quickly and rallied thanks to a fairly awful Pacers’ bench. The Pacers are a …
Posted on May 19
We’ll hear all the same stuff for the length of this Eastern Conference finals series between the Bulls and Miami Heat which is now tied 1-1 with Miami’s 85-75 victory on Tuesday.
It’s about rebounding and second chance points and hustle and effort and energy and, dare I say, focus, intensity and momentum.
But for the Bulls, as it has …
Posted on May 14
Perhaps never have the Bulls been as popular as they likely will be for the next two weeks in the Eastern Conference finals starting Sunday in the United Center.
Can you measure a whole basketball world rooting against one team?
Human emotion is both difficult to predict and often irrational. And if everyone is not fully sure why, they don’t …