Bulls Beat #318 - Behind the eight ball

Bulls Beat #318 - Behind the eight ball
The Bulls lost game one to the Wizards and now need to quickly find some answers to their ailing defense...

Bulls landed the bracket we wanted

Bulls landed the bracket we wanted
It was a crazy end to the season filled with some disappointing losses, and Chicago could have climbed into the three seed with a win. However, despite playing everyone even into overtime, the Bulls fell to the Bobcats who were hoping to climb out of seventh to avoid Miami in the first round. They did their part, but Washington won to keep them in seventh...

Most Improved player? Bulls have three candidates

Most Improved player?  Bulls have three candidates
The NBA's most improved player award seems to be one of the most difficult to project. Frequently, it goes to the guy who had his minutes jump from 10 to 30 per game who just continued to do the same things he was doing in 10. Gauging which type of improvement constitutes "most" can be challenging as well when differentiating how difficult it is to make the leap from scrub to pedestrian or pedestrian to star or star to superstar...
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Indiana clinches #1 seed, Bulls will likely stay in fourth

Indiana clinches #1 seed, Bulls will likely stay in fourth
If you're like me, and you think Paul George is overrated and the most important facet of the playoffs is to avoid Miami's half of the bracket, then the Bulls will likely succeed. Miami rested their guys and got destroyed by the Wizards to hand the #1 seed to the Pacers without Indiana having to win their final game. The Bulls and Raptors took care of business and remain knotted up with 48 wins a piece going into Wednesday's season finale...

Bulls fall to four seed, but that's not so bad

Bulls fall to four seed, but that's not so bad
Things keep changing at the top, and right after Miami won the first seed in the East, they gave it right back to Indiana. Indiana seemed destined to give it right back with a home game against the Thunder, but managed to pull their first quality win together in forever and now has a magic number of one to clinch the one seed in the East with a single game left to play against the Magic...

Bulls Beat #317 - For three!

Bulls Beat #317 - For three!
I discuss the Bulls rise to the three seed, coach of the year talk, and the Bulls subtle salary maneuverings...
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Noah triple doubles the Bulls past the Timberwolves

Noah triple doubles the Bulls past the Timberwolves
The Chicago Bulls won the toughest remaining game on the schedule, a road contest against the talented Minnesota Timberwolves. However, with the Timberwolves missing Nikola Pekovic and Kevin Martin, a bit of their bite was missing...

Bulls face toughest remaining test against Minnesota Timberwolves

Bulls face toughest remaining test against Minnesota Timberwolves
The Chicago Bulls are tied with the Toronto Raptors for third, but with just five games remaining, they may need to win out to grab the third seed from Toronto. Even that may not be enough given the light schedule the Raptors face...

ESPN's new stat shows Carlos Boozer as one of the worst players in NBA

ESPN's new stat shows Carlos Boozer as one of the worst players in NBA
ESPN unveiled it's new start, real plus / minus, and Carlos Boozer ranked, predictably, as one of the worst players on the team as well as one of the worst PFs in the NBA. Want to know why we love Taj Gibson? He ends up being the best on the team...
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Kevin Durant's streak more impressive than Michael Jordan's

Kevin Durant's streak more impressive than Michael Jordan's
Michael Jordan's got six reasons why he's a better player than Kevin Durant, on top of all the other reasons watching the two play. Kevin Durant's never winning a defensive MVP, and Jordan has the better all around game by a good margin. That said, Kevin Durant's 25 point scoring streak is easily more impressive than Jordan's...