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Denzel Valentine Finishes Eighth in ESPN’s Projected Rookie of the Year Standings

In ESPN’s Summer Forecast for the 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year race, Chicago Bulls guard Denzel Valentine came in at No. 8 in their standings. The “Summer of [Ben] Simmons” at two of the three summer leagues for the NBA a few weeks ago overshadowed most of the Chicago Bulls‘ unbeaten run to the Las […] Denzel Valentine Finishes Eighth in ESPN’s Projected Rookie of...
Via Pippen Ain't Easy
5 hours ago

USA Basketball comes to Chicago

As if Venezuela doesn’t have enough problems with food shortages and riots roiling the country in a desperate humanitarian crisis. Now the national basketball team must face a hungry USA Basketball juggernaut in the United Center 8 p.m. Friday. The USA team’s pre-Olympic exhibition tour officially is known as its Basketball Showcase. But it’s been a case of the missing opponent...
Via Bulls.com
7 hours ago

5 Wishful Free Agent Targets for the Chicago Bulls in 2017

  With all of the exciting offseason moves in the summer of 2016 officially completed, let’s take a look at the five most appealing free agents for the Chicago Bulls to target in the summer of 2017. Welcome to the worst time to be an NBA fan! The 2016 free agency period is pretty much over and […] 5 Wishful Free Agent Targets for the Chicago Bulls in 2017 - Pippen Ain't Easy...
Via Pippen Ain't Easy
1 day ago

Top 5 Robin Lopez Nicknames

With Robin Lopez‘s charismatic hair and personality to go with his solid play, Chicago Bulls fans are going to come up with nicknames for one of the new summer acquisitions. Here’s five to start with. Before we start, let me just put this out there: Robin Lopez is never going to be Joakim Noah. Beyond […] Top 5 Robin Lopez Nicknames - Pippen Ain't Easy - Pippen Ain't Easy ...
Via Pippen Ain't Easy
2 days ago

STL: The Bulls are (Summer League) champions

The SportsTalk Live panel breaks down the Bulls' Summer League title and discusses whether it means anything.
Via CSN Chicago
4 days ago

Chicago Bulls: What does winning the Las Vegas Summer League mean?

The Chicago Bulls went 7-0 and won the Las Vegas Summer League Championship, but does it mean anything? It shows that the future of the Bulls is bright, but what about right now? The summer league consists of young NBA players and prospects. The competition is not NBA-level, but it is close. Will this performance by the young Bulls show that they are ready to contribute this year...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls trade rumors: Blake Griffin edition

Rumors are swirling that Blake Griffin, forward for the Los Angeles Clippers, is on the trade block and the Chicago Bulls are interested in making a deal. The Clippers may just be testing the waters to see if they could get an exceptional deal for Griffin, or perhaps they want to make a move right now. Griffin has been the subject of rumors since the beginning of last season, but...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls sign Canaan, add long-range shooter

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls have signed guard Isaiah Canaan. A three-year veteran, Canaan spent most of the past two seasons with Philadelphia. He averaged a career-high 11 points last season while shooting 36 percent from the field and just over 36 percent from long range, hitting 176 of 485 3-pointers. Canaan was one of 11 players in the NBA who made four or more 3s in at...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Crazy finish to 2016 Summer League Championship

Check out the finish to the 2016 Summer League as Tyus Jones nails a three-pointer with six seconds left to give his team the lead, only to have Denzel Valentine to rip a three-pointer to tie the game at the buzzer. Then….at the end of overtime Xavier Solas banks in a three-pointer to tie the game up. Finally, Denzel Valentine finishes it off with a spinning buzzer beater in the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Summer League finish shows good signs for future

The Chicago Bulls won the NBA Las Vegas Summer League in dramatic fashion thanks to their young talent, led by first-round pick Denzel Valentine. The fourteenth overall pick in this year’s draft not only hit a three pointer with .02 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, but he also hit the game winning jumper from the elbow as time expired. Despite having only...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denzel Valentine plays hero in Summer League championship

Check out Denzel Valentine's two buzzer beaters that helped the Bulls earn the Las Vegas Summer League championship.
Via CSN Chicago
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bill Wennington: Wade's 'championship pedigree' will help

Former Bulls center Bill Wennington discusses how Dwyane Wade's experience will help Jimmy Butler become a better leader.
Via CSN Chicago
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denzel Valentine wins NBA Summer League for Bulls with pair of buzzer beaters

The Chicago Bulls selected former Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine with the final pick in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft. He signed his rookie contract with the team and it already looks like he is proving his worth after last night’s Summer League Championship. Valentine had a huge showing in the game for the Bulls and he ended up clinching the victory for the team...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denzel Valentine sinks two buzzer-beaters to win Summer League title

The Chicago Bulls defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League championship game on Monday night, 84-82, in a matchup that had a playoff feel to it. The thrilling game went into overtime after Denzel Valentine drained a game-tying three-pointer with 0.2 seconds left, after hitting just one of eight shots he attempted up to that point. Luckily for the Bulls, who...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denzel Valentine's last-second 3 sends game to OT

The NBA Summer League championship game is headed to overtime, thanks to some heroics from Denzel Valentine. The former Michigan State star and Chicago Bulls first-round draft pick sent the game to an extra session by burying a three-pointer with less than one second remaining. Then #Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine drills a late 3 of his own to tie the #NBASummer championship...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denzel Valentine officially signs with Chicago Bulls

The Chicago Bulls drafted former Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine to close out the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft and it looks like they are going to have a special player over the next few years. On Sunday, the team locked him up as he signed his rookie contract. It’s official! @chicagobulls A photo posted by Denzel Valentine (@denzelvalentine) on Jul 16, 2016 at...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Can The Stars Of Yesteryear Win In The Windy City?

The Chicago Bulls made a number of unique moves this offseason, shipping out longtime pillars for the stars of yesteryear. Will those moves prove to be beneficial, or are the Bulls living in a dream? The ire of the NBA community can come quickly and ferociously. Most transactions in sports fall into one of three categories. The largest by far are those decisions on which fans...
Via The Lottery Mafia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Officially Sign Former Michigan State Star Denzel Valentine

Former Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine, who was drafted 14th overall by the Chicago Bulls in this past June’s NBA Draft, has officially signed with the team. Valentine, who has played well in the NBA Summer League the past few weeks, announced the news on his Instagram page Sunday.  Terms of his contract have not been released. Valentine is averaging 12.3 points, 6.5 rebounds...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown Gets Covered By 6’7″ Chicago Bulls Player During Recent Workout

With time ticking down before the start of training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is making sure to get in his daily on the field work done wherever he can and with whoever he can. After the ESPYs took place this week in Los Angeles, Brown decided to... The post Antonio Brown Gets Covered By 6’7″ Chicago Bulls Player During Recent Workout appeared first...
Via Steelers Depot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley expresses remorse over Dwyane Wade departure: ‘I have great regret’

The departure of franchise icon Dwyane Wade this summer was probably the biggest black eye in the history of the Miami Heat. Even team president Pat Riley is willing to admit that much. In his first public comments since Wade’s decision to leave for the Chicago Bulls, Riley held a press conference on Saturday in which he took responsibility for Wade’s exit and expressed regret...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Calderon admits he should have been backup on Knicks

Jose Calderon may have been the worst starting point guard in the league last season, and even he isn’t trying to sugarcoat it. Some three weeks after he was traded by the Knicks in a package for former MVP Derrick Rose, Calderon opened up about his time in New York in an interview with Marc Berman of the New York Post on Friday, admitting that he would have been better suited...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls reportedly take Jimmy Butler off trade block

In a not-so-shocking turn, it doesn’t sound like the Chicago Bulls want to entertain trade offers for Jimmy Butler. After Butler and Derrick Rose came up in trade rumors, the Bulls wound up trading the latter. Many weren’t ready to agree the Bulls were done with a blowup, though, meaning the front office might have let Butler loose as well to gain as many assets for the future...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: STL: Will Bulls contend in the East?

The SportsTalk Live panel debates whether the new-look Bulls will be able to compete in the Eastern Conference and what their plan for going forward is.
Via CSN Chicago
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade's ex-wife wants divorce settlement re-opened after new deal

Three years after settling following their divorce, the ex-wife of Dwyane Wade is now pushing to have the settlement re-opened in light of Wade's new $47 million contract with the Chicago Bulls. Siohvaughn Funches is suing her former divorce lawyer, Brian Hurst, for malpractice, according to Kim Janssen of the Chicago Tribune. She claims that Hurst agreed to the $5 million-plus...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah pens heartfelt farewell to Chicago

Joakim Noah may be going back to the city of his birth to play for the New York Knicks, but the longtime Bulls star first took a moment to pen a heartfelt farewell to the town and fans who made the Windy City feel like a second hometown. Noah, a New York native, articulated his gratitude to Chicago and its passionate basketball fans in an essay published in the Chicago Tribune...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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