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Bulls avoid luxury tax, but it was NOT their #1 priority

Bulls avoid luxury tax, but it was NOT their #1 priority
Bulls avoid luxury tax is not really news, since it has been widely reported for over two months that the team would almost certainly stay under the tax threshold as soon as Erik Murphy was claimed by the Utah Jazz after the Bulls waived him. But for some strange reason, the overwhelming majority of Bulls... Read more »

Jerry Reinsdorf is cheap- the facts behind the myth

Jerry Reinsdorf is cheap- the facts behind the myth
Bill Simmons’ latest shot at Bulls management- which I covered yesterday- has once again brought the “Jerry Reinsdorf is cheap” discussion back to the internet. It’s always quite the comical discussion, because it leads to all kinds of ignorant people throwing in their uneducated two cents worth with all kinds of “examples” of Reinsdorf’s miserly... Read more »

According to Bill Simmons Bulls are cheap

According to Bill Simmons Bulls are cheap
Bill Simmons Bulls bashing continues, as in a May 22 Grantland article he deeply insinuates that Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf is more concerned with profits than winning. Reinsdorf isn’t really cheap The following Bill Simmons Bulls comment was in response to a general inquiry about which teams would be a big part of the Kevin... 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 »

Deng sits, Bulls suck- Marquis Teague, Nazr Mohammed only positives

Deng sits, Bulls suck- Marquis Teague, Nazr Mohammed only positives
Luol Deng sat out Saturday’s game vs Detroit with a sore calf, and it finally caught up with the Bulls as they got blown out in the 2nd half by the Pistons, losing 92-75 in a game where most of the team sucked. Nazr Mohammed only played six minutes, and his two points, two rebounds... Read more »

Deng, Teague lead Bulls past Heat

Deng, Teague lead Bulls past Heat
No tank for you!! That was certainly the message the Bulls sent on TNT Thursday night, thoroughly dominating the final 47 minutes of a 107-87 win over the Miami Heat. LeBron James came out looking to send a message, taking a rebound all the way for a layup and then grabbing a steal and going all... Read more »
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Luol Deng, Nikola Mirotic continue to dominate; Bulls continue to lose

Luol Deng, Nikola Mirotic continue to dominate; Bulls continue to lose
Luol Deng continued his upward scoring trend since Derrick Rose got hurt, scoring 37 points while adding 8 rebounds and 7 assists in last night’s triple overtime thriller against New Orleans at the United Center. Unfortunately, the Bulls’ offense broke down on too many occasions down the stretch, struggling with horrible spacing and some bad... Read more »

Bulls fall to Cavs: Deng creating offense for himself and others, Snell shines again

Bulls fall to Cavs: Deng creating offense for himself and others, Snell shines again
After sleepwalking through the first half, the Bulls fought all the way back from a 15-point deficit to take a fourth-quarter lead in Cleveland on Saturday. Unfortunately, a few bad turnovers allowed the Cavs to regain the lead before holding on for a 97-95 victory. The loss wasn’t a surprise, as the team was obviously drained... Read more »

Luol Deng, superstar?

Luol Deng, superstar?
Most people don’t associate “Luol Deng” and “superstar” in the same breath, but fully healthy for the first time in three years- and without Derrick Rose for the rest of the season- the man from Sudan is making a bid to become even more highly sought-after when his contract expires July 1, 2014. Historically, Deng... Read more »
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Bulls' GM Gar Forman speaks about Rose injury, tanking, rebuilding... some Bulls fans (the idiots) freak out

Bulls' GM Gar Forman speaks about Rose injury, tanking, rebuilding... some Bulls fans (the idiots) freak out
In case you didn’t catch it, Bulls GM Gar Forman spoke with ESPNChicago.com on Tuesday, saying pretty much exactly what you would expect a GM in his position to say. Unless you are a certain contingent of Bulls fans, of course. Apparently, they expected Forman to come right out and tell the media that the... Read more »
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