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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 inĀ 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 »

Bulls move past Toronto with comeback win vs Pistons

Bulls move past Toronto with comeback win vs Pistons
DJ Augustin had 24 points, including 12 in the 4th quarter, as the Bulls rebounded from a horrific first half to down the Detroit Pistons 106-98 Friday night at the United Center. The win not only was the Bulls’ 7th in a row, it also put them a game ahead of Toronto for the 3rd... Read more »

Bulls signings of Brewer, James and Amundson- the hidden motive

Bulls signings of Brewer, James and Amundson- the hidden motive
It has long been rumored that the Bulls will amnesty Carlos Boozer this summer, a move that would put them under the salary cap and keep them from of paying the luxury tax next season. The only problem with that scenario, according to CBA guru Larry Coon, is that doing so would only give the... Read more »
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Bulls 102, Wolves 87- Noah's triple-double leads Bulls to 6th straight win

Bulls 102, Wolves 87- Noah's triple-double leads Bulls to 6th straight win
Joakim Noah had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Bulls to a 102-87 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. While the final score made this look like a routine win, it was anything but that, especially in the first half. If you didn’t know better, you would have thought... Read more »

Bulls to sign Louis Amundson

Bulls to sign Louis Amundson
The Bulls will sign PF/C Louis Amundson for the rest of the season and playoffs, either late tonight or sometime Thursday. Amundson was a Bull briefly last season after signing a 10-day contract on March 2, 2013. He played in one game, missing his only shot and grabbing an offensive rebound. At 6’9″ and 225... Read more »

Bulls sign Mike James

Bulls sign Mike James
The Bulls have once again signed veteran PG Mike James for the rest of the season and the playoffs. The 38-year-old James is very familiar with the Bulls’ locker room and with Thibs. He made the Bulls’ roster in 2011-12 but didn’t play in any games before being waived on January 28. He then signed... Read more »
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A Chicago Bulls Christmas

A Chicago Bulls Christmas
‘Twas the night before Christmas, all through the UC Healthy Bulls prayed, to avoid injury With Derrick Rose hurt, and out for the year For tanking and losses, is all that they cheer Trade Boozer, Trade Deng, yes trade them for picks And maybe the lottery brings a quick fix Play Murphy, play Nazr, and... Read more »