Wizards 101, Bulls 99 in OT- Hinrich chokes

Wizards 101, Bulls 99 in OT- Hinrich chokes
Game 2 Box Score The Bulls’ season may not be over, but it’s at the very last commercial before the end of the show. They once again blew a double-digit lead in the 2nd half- this one in the final seven minutes- and lost Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Washington Wizards.... Read more »

Thibs 3rd in Coach of the Year voting, Pops wins again

Thibs 3rd in Coach of the Year voting, Pops wins again
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, the 2010-11 NBA Coach of the Year, finished a strong 3rd this year as Spurs coach Gregg Popovich won the award for the third time in his career. This was the second time in three years that Pops won the award, and he now joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley as... Read more »

Noah named NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Noah named NBA Defensive Player of the Year
Bulls center Joakim Noah was named NBA Defensive Player of the Year, the NBA announced today.  Noah becomes the first Bulls player since Michael Jordan in 1987-88 to earn the honor. Noah received 555 of a possible 1,125 points, including 100 first-place votes, from a panel of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States... Read more »
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Bulls vs Wizards Game 1 recap- Thibs blows it

Bulls vs Wizards Game 1 recap- Thibs blows it
Box Score It’s not often you’ll hear me say this about Tom Thibodeau, who is the second best coach in the NBA behind Gregg Popovich. But his refusal to take DJ Augustin out of Game 1 in the 4th quarter was the Bulls’ downfall as they lost home court advantage in a 102-93 Washington victory.... Read more »

Bulls vs Wizards series preview

Bulls vs Wizards series preview
Game 1 Tickets It’s almost hard to believe I am writing this Bulls playoff preview- first Derrick Rose tears his meniscus, and he’s out for the season. Then Luol Deng gets traded for nothing other than draft picks on January 6, and a very vocal majority of Bulls fans were calling for the team to... Read more »

2014 NBA Playoffs 1st round predictions

2014 NBA Playoffs 1st round predictions
As I type this, we are about 6 hours from the start of the NBA Playoffs- also known as my favorite time of year. The Bulls don’t start their postseason until Sunday evening, so I’ll have the complete series preview tomorrow morning. Today, I’ll look at the rest of the first-round series. EASTERN CONFERENCE (1)... Read more »
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The Bulls owe Jason Kidd a huge debt of gratitude

The Bulls owe Jason Kidd a huge debt of gratitude
The Bulls are going to have to get together and buy Nets coach Jason Kidd one hell of a Christmas present. Kidd sat Joe Johnson, Deron Williams, Paul Pierce (his 3 leading scorers), KG, Shaun Livingston and Mirza Teletovic- and started Jason Collins instead of Mason Plumlee- for Wednesday’s game in Cleveland. Predictably, the Nets... Read more »

Melo to the Bulls this summer? Don't count on it

Melo to the Bulls this summer? Don't count on it
In Part 1 and Part 2 of my look at the Bulls’ financial situation this summer, we’ve looked first at the financial aspects, and then at what players are most likely to become Bulls this summer. Now, it’s time to look at the unlikely scenarios- the big names. Carmelo Anthony. Kevin Love. Pau Gasol. When... Read more »

Bulls sign Greg Smith, release Tornike Shengelia

Bulls sign Greg Smith, release Tornike Shengelia
The Bulls signed free agent center Greg Smith on Monday, right after they released Tornike Shengelia to make room for Smith on the roster. Shengelia was acquired from Brooklyn for Marquis Teague. He played in 9 games for the Bulls, and in 17 total minutes he scored 4 points 2/4 FG, with 2 rebounds, 2 assists,... Read more »
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Bulls signings of Brewer, James and Amundson- the hidden motive Part 2

Bulls signings of Brewer, James and Amundson- the hidden motive Part 2
In part 1 of this article, I looked at the Bulls’ financial situation this summer, and why they won’t amnesty Carlos Boozer and clear out as much cap space as they possibly can, and why they signed Ronnie Brewer, Mike James, and Lou Amundson for more than just insurance against injuries in the playoffs. Now,... Read more »