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The Chi-Town Shake Up

This was supposed to be Chicago’s year. Their former MVP, Derrick Rose, was coming back fully healthy from another ACL tear. The team signed Pau Gasol, who has championship pedigree. Jimmy Butler was already a top-notch defender and was looking to continue his progress on the offensive end. Finally, you have one of the top […]
Via Legion Report
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Optimism With The Bulls Next Season Is Okay

Having to watch another quality season go down the drain is tough for Chicago Bulls fans and has begun to pull at that compulsion that maybe it’s time to blow the whole thing up and start from scratch. First of all, no.  That route rarely solves the problem.  More often than not the best thing to do is tweak the roster from year to year, figuring out where to improve and just...
Via Sports Mockery
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott: “I trust The Bulls Organization To Make The Right Hire”

Doug McDermott probably thought he was in a great spot when he found out he would begin his NBA career with the Chicago Bulls. A top draft pick and on a contender? Seems ideal for any rookie who wants to play and was an elite scorer in college, especially with a team that finished last in scoring the year before. Poor, McDermott, he was completely wrong. I must admit, I bought in...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers will reportedly pursue Tom Thibodeau

Byron Scott still has a year remaining on his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, but that isn’t stopping the team from exploring other options. According to basketball reporter Jordan Schultz, the Lakers are planning to pursue Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. It is basically a foregone conclusion that Thibodeau will not be coaching...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Bulls Select?

Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects will join Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol, and Joakim Noah as the newest member of the Chicago Bulls. NBA Mock Draft Link: http://topsportsreport.com/featured...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler makes an adorable post on Instagram (PHOTO)

Jimmy Butler is about to get paid. The Chicago Bulls' shooting star made a much larger name for himself this past season, appearing in the All-Star game for the first time and pairing with Derrick Rose for one of most formidable backcourts in the Eastern Conference.Butler also happens to be a free agent this summer. His strength as a scorer and defender at one of the NBA's weakest...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau’s expiration date has passed

When a milk carton sits in your fridge for a while, you always check the expiration date because you don’t want the sour taste that comes once it passes your lips. That was the feeling I had Thursday night at Game 6 in the meeting between the Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers. If there was any thought Tom Thibodeau would be back as the coach of the Bulls next season,...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reported Friction between Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler Impacted Playoff Performance

Jimmy Butler #21 and Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls speak during a game against the Denver Nuggets on October 13, 2014 at United Center, Chicago, Illinois. (Mandatory Credit: Gary Dineen/Getty Images) Professional basketball is a sport well known for hotheaded star players who squabble for the spotlight, and, for the Chicago Bulls, the simmering tension between top scorer...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tension exists between Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler

If the Chicago Bulls want their backcourt of the future to consist of Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler, the two superstars are going to have to work on learning to coexist. Dan Berstein of 670 The Score in Chicago reports that Rose became frustrated during Chicago’s blowout Game 6 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert calls out reporter over Mirotic quotes

All seems to be solid on the Cleveland Cavaliers front. Following a Game 6 win over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night, the team is heading to the Eastern Conference Finals. It was an absolutely dominating performance against the Bulls in Chicago that enabled Cleveland to move on. During that game, Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert took exception to a flagrant foul Bulls forward Nikola...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bulls bid farewell to the playoffs and the will to win

I like to think I know a good deal about basketball. I’m not an amazing NBA Historian. I can’t tell you Michael Jordan’s season averages from 1997 like some sports writers can. But I do pride myself in knowing how the league works today, what teams are good, and what teams are bad. So how was I so wrong in thinking the Bulls were a championship-caliber team? I know sometimes...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Fred Hoiberg the next coach of the Chicago Bulls?

With the Chicago Bulls officially eliminated from the playoffs at the hands of the LeBron James and company, all the attention now turns to the future of Tom Thibodeau and whether he will be the head coach next season. Thibodeau has coached the Bulls for the past five seasons, leading the team to a 255-139 record and a recording a playoff birth in each of those seasons. Seeing those...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls job is Fred Hoiberg's 'if he wants it'

With the elimination of the Chicago Bulls from the NBA Playoffs, all signs point to the franchise parting ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau. Who will take over the historic franchise if the job opens up as expected? According to Yahoo Sports’ NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg is the only coach on the Bulls’ list. “The job will be Fred Hoiberg’s...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving frustrated by knee injury, but says he’ll be ready for next series

Despite aggravating an already-existing left knee injury during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ series-clinching blowout of the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night, Kyrie Irving insisted after the Game 6 victory that he’ll be good to go come next Wednesday, when Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals is scheduled. Irving expressed frustration after the game over how...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

After falling to LeBron again, the Chicago Bulls face a complex future

The Chicago Bulls had their best chance of the century, this year, to get through the Eastern Conference and fight for a title in the NBA Finals....
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bulls, Fred Hoiberg, Tom Thibodeau and rumor vs. reality

Injured, banged up, with rumors of an impending firing of Tom Thibodeau whenever the season was to be over, the Chicago Bulls are no longer in the NBA playoffs. Sad face, right? Well, maybe not if you are management, which has reportedly been wanting to fire Thibodeau when the season was over. That time is now for the Bulls, and without a deep playoff run which would have enabled...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is ‘gone’

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein and his sources, Tom Thibodeau coached his final Bulls game on Thursday night. The story is the same no matter who you check with: Thibodeau and his front-office superiors John Paxson and Gar Forman, despite their public pronouncements to the contrary, are utterly done with each other. As one source close to the situation puts it: “Thibs is...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan could beat LeBron James one-on-one, NBA fans say

Michael Jordan is the greatest NBA player of all time, and you won’t hear too many solid arguments otherwise. But there’s another hot sports debate currently going on right now regarding Jordan and LeBron James. If the two players squared off and played one-on-one against each other right now—who would win? It’s an interesting topic, and Public Policy Polling recently...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

After Bulls go down in flames, is Tom Thibodeau next?

With their backs up against the wall against the Cavaliers on Thursday night, the Bulls looked like the fat and/or skinny kid in dodgeball. Despite Cleveland missing two of its top three players — one of them for the entire series — Chicago proved to be a much easier out than anyone could have imagined, meekly ending their season in a 94-73 Game 6 loss. Though no one is officially...
Via Rumors and Rants
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to Dellyville: Cavs vs. Bulls Game 6 Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers 94Chicago Bulls 73Box ScoreCavs win series, 4-2 There was no doubt that the Cavs were going to get all Chicago could give them in Game 6 at the United Center. The Bulls are a proud outfit, and they were playing perhaps their last game under head coach Tom Thibodeau. There is a healthy distaste between the Cavs and Bulls, and the Taj Gibson-Dellavedova skirmish...
Via Waiting For Next Year
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah wins prestigious NBA citizenship award

Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah is the 2015 recipient of the J. Walter Kennedy Award which is given annually by members of the Professional Basketball Writers Association to a player, coach or trainer who exemplifies dedication to community service. The Bulls center’s work with through his Noah’s Arc Foundation, specifically the recently launched “Rock Your...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bulls late comeback falls short

  When I woke up this morning, I still had the same feeling as I did watching the end of the game last night, frustration and anger. The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Chicago Bulls 106-101 in Game 5 yesterday and now own a 3-2 series lead. I hate to be pessimistic because I’m a glass half full kind of guy, but I don’t like the Bulls chances at coming back and winning this...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers expected to offer Jimmy Butler max contract

Jimmy Butler has developed into one of the top players in the NBA, so it’s no surprise that teams would be interested in him. According to a report, the Lakers are one of those teams. Real GM’s Shams Charania reports that the Lakers are among the teams expected to give Butler a max offer sheet...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kanye West performs during timeout of Cavs-Bulls

Chicago Bulls fans were treated to a special performance during Game 4 of the Cavs-Bulls series at the United Center on Sunday afternoon. Kanye West, who grew up in Chicago, was in attendance and did pregame introductions for the Bulls. He also performed “All Day” during the first media timeout of the game. A video posted by Sean Highkin (@highkin) on May 10, 2015 at...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones continues Twitter assault on Joakim Noah

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones isn’t necessarily afraid to rattle some cages. In what has been a continuing feud between Jones and Chicago Bulls big man Joakim Noah, the former decided to take on Noah as Chicago was hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. I see @JoakimNoah ain't here to block shots, get dunked on chump — Cardale...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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