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Bulls beat Cavs 117-99, Are Officially a Jump Shooting Team

Bulls beat Cavs 117-99, Are Officially a Jump Shooting Team
It was a feel good win for the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night as they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers (sans Lebron) 117-99. The Bulls have now won four straight games and are 5-1 against the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers were without Lebron James, Kevin Love, and J.R. Smith, so any... Read more »

Piecing Together The Point Guard Puzzle

Piecing Together The Point Guard Puzzle
The Chicago Bulls have had many problems in this very confusing 2016-17 season. But perhaps the most obvious is the starting point guard position. That starting guard spot next to Dwyane Wade and All-Star Jimmy Butler has been a revolving door that has featured 29 starts for disgruntled veteran Rajon Rondo, 15 starts for Jerian... Read more »

Bulls Find New Ways To Confound Fans, Lose to Hawks

Bulls Find New Ways To Confound Fans, Lose to Hawks
Chicago trailed by 22 at the end of the first, 29 at half, and 30 at the end of the third. The fact that the Bulls were able to bring the score to a respectable 102-93 is quite an impressive feat. In Friday night’s Bulls-Hawks game, Chicago appeared to be closer to a team about... Read more »
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How To Win The "Rondo Wars"

How To Win The "Rondo Wars"
Rajon Rondo has officially done it. It took him a grand total of 29 games to ruin his welcome on his fourth team in his decade long NBA career. But I warn Bulls fans to not fear, because there’s always a trade partner in today’s league if you look long enough. At this point, it’s... Read more »

What Should the Bulls do With Rajon Rondo?

What Should the Bulls do With Rajon Rondo?
The Rajon Rondo experiment was setup to fail from the very beginning. Bringing in an aging floor general┬áto play alongside of two ball dominant players in Dwyane Wade, and franchise cornerstone Jimmy Butler has proven to be quite the challenge. The “Three Alphas” haven’t done much to assert their dominance in the Eastern Conference. Their... Read more »

A Quarterly Review: What To Make Of The Bulls?

A Quarterly Review: What To Make Of The Bulls?
Nearly two months of NBA basketball has passed. Before we’ve realized, 20 something games have been played, marking over a quarter of the season complete. How have the new-look Bulls fared during the opening stretch of the season? Mark Karantzoulis and Drew Edstrom talk Bulls, what we’ve seen to date, and what we can expect... Read more »
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Bulls Drop Winnable Game To Nuggets

Bulls Drop Winnable Game To Nuggets
On a night when Derrick Rose hit a clutch jumper for the New York Knicks, the Bulls had a chance to create their own late-game magic Tuesday against the Denver Nuggets. They trailed by two with 9.5 seconds left and chose to go for the win. They got the open 3-point opportunity they wanted, but... Read more »

Bulls Shake Off Lakers, Get to 3-1 on Circus Trip

Bulls Shake Off Lakers, Get to 3-1 on Circus Trip
This year’s incarnations of the Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers are not what they were for a long time as far as franchise faces. By trading Derrick Rose, the Bulls let it be known that Jimmy Butler is their true leader. Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant’s retirement means the Lakers are without a defining player for the... Read more »

Reacting To Rondo: A Look Into Rondo's 1st Ten Games As A Bull

Reacting To Rondo: A Look Into Rondo's 1st Ten Games As A Bull
The new era of Chicago Bulls basketball has gotten off to an exhilarating start. But if you look very closely through all of the Jimmy Butler dominance, the Dwyane Wade bravado, and the amazing offensive rebounding numbers, there is one obvious problem on this team: Rajon Rondo is not producing. He was brought in to... Read more »
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Bulls Give Blazers No Chance

Bulls Give Blazers No Chance
The very last circus trip could not have started better for the Bulls Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Never mind that Rajon Rondo and Doug McDermott were absent. The Bulls scored the game’s first 10 points and played with such force on both ends, forcing Portland to burn two timeouts before the first quarter... Read more »