Chicago Bulls come out winners with World Cup play

Chicago Bulls come out winners with World Cup play
With Derrick Rose emerging from the World Cup healthy, the debate is likely over on whether or not it was a good idea for him to play. Rose now has a six week head start on removing some rust which can only be viewed as a good thing...

Derrick Rose's Team USA Experience: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Team USA wrapped up the gold medal for the second consecutive World Cup (previously known as the World Championship). For those thinking this was an obvious outcome of no value, it's worth noting that the U.S. had never won consecutive World Championships before. It's been a change in culture that convinced quality players to go to the World Cup even since we began bringing pros to these events...

Bulls Beat #337 - Derrick is Golden but not good

Bulls Beat #337 - Derrick is Golden but not good
Derrick Rose plays poorly but comes home with the gold. Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Bruce Levenson, and Danny Ferry throw sports into a negative news cycle...
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Ray Rice? We've got it all wrong

Ray Rice has thrown the sports world into a tizzy and as everyone jumps on board to do the right thing and destroy this domestic abuser and crush anyone who says anything other than burn Ray Rice at the stake, I'd like to take this moment to note that our professional sports leagues are not a justice system...

Is Danny Ferry's report based on Chicago sources, and is it accurate?

Is Danny Ferry's report based on Chicago sources, and is it accurate?
Danny Ferry's quote about Luol Deng can't be taken in any light except the most negative. After seeing the full transcript and full context, he literally was just calling all African's liars something which shouldn't be viewed as even remotely acceptable to any of us. I came up with an alternate context simply because it was so difficult to believe anyone would paint Luol in that light given his sterling reputation around the league...

Derrick Rose backs up promise of strong play against Slovenia

Derrick Rose told everyone he made one little adjustment and to watch and see tomorrow. Well, he didn't really shoot a whole lot better, but we did get a glimpse of classic Derrick Rose anyway...
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Derrick Rose tweaks shot, vows to be more aggressive

Derrick Rose tweaks shot, vows to be more aggressive
Derrick Rose was reportedly in sensational spirits in yesterday's interviews after practice. He reportedly made a tweak to his jumper and is rolling in confidence and was telling the media "you'll see". I hope we do see, because now, Derrick Rose is going to be trying...

Bruce Levenson's email, racist, capitalistic, or both?

Bruce Levenson's email, racist, capitalistic, or both?
Bruce Levenson self reported (or didn't depending on sources) a "racist" email to the league's office and now will sell his stake in the Atlanta Hawks. Quite honestly, I question how racist this email is though...

Bulls Beat #336 - Derrick Rose kind of stinks right now

Bulls Beat #336 - Derrick Rose kind of stinks right now
If you're a fan of Derrick Rose and can't listen to some criticism, I suggest you don't download this episode of the Bulls Beat, because well, he's playing some awful basketball...
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Derrick Rose finishes fifth game in six nights with a lot of shots

Derrick Rose took nine shots in the game against Ukraine, the most he's done so far. He knocked down only two baskets including this up and under drive to the basket. ...