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Paying the NBA luxury tax for a winner- the truth behind the myth

Paying the NBA luxury tax for a winner- the truth behind the myth
I guess to the untrained eye, it makes sense that the team that spends the most money on players and pays the NBA luxury tax will have the best team. After all, the best players make the most money, so if your team spends the most money, they should have more good players, right? Wrong.... 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 »

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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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat: Preview, tickets, Derrick Rose comeback, ring ceremony

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat: Preview, tickets, Derrick Rose comeback, ring ceremony
Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat, tonight at 7 PM CT, TNT (Tickets) According to some website I Googled (appspot.com), it has been exactly one year and six months since April 28, 2012. Every Bulls fan probably has that date etched in their heads, of course it’s the last day that Derrick Rose played a real... Read more »

Rose is done for the playoffs- are the Bulls?

Rose is done for the playoffs- are the Bulls?
No, they aren’t. Can they still win an NBA championship this spring? Almost certainly not. Can they still win this series against the Sixers? I fully expect them to. Can they still beat either Atlanta or (most likely) Boston in the next round? Yes, they can. Can they still beat the Heat and get to... Read more »

Bulls Comeback Bid Falls Just Short in Loss to Miami

Bulls Comeback Bid Falls Just Short in Loss to Miami
Inadvertent whistles. Missed free throws. Stealing a jump ball on the way up. And that was just in the final minute. Sunday’s Bulls/Heat game was certainly played in a playoff atmoshpere, and it was certainly an exciting 48 minutes of basketball. But in the end, just like last year’s Eastern Conference Finals, the Heat had... Read more »
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Bullsville Radio: Robert Smith of HotHotHoops.com

Bullsville Radio: Robert Smith of HotHotHoops.com
Bullsville Radio Episode 5 The Bulls visit Miami today at 2:30 PM CT (ABC). My guest today is Robert Smith of HotHotHoops.com, and we discuss Norris Cole, Dwyane Wade’s injury, the Heat’s search for front-court help, and of course today’s showdown.
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