Archive for December 2011

Bulls' Derrick Rose confident in return to 'new' style

Bulls' Derrick Rose confident in return to 'new' style
In many ways, the Bulls’ 108-98 victory over the Sacramento Kings at Power Balance Pavilion on Thursday night proved to coach Tom Thibodeau’s players that they can return to the level and style of play that led them to a 62-20 record during the 2010-11 season. The Bulls had five players in double figures and... Read more »

Seeking redemption, Bulls grind out 108-98 win over Kings

Seeking redemption, Bulls grind out 108-98 win over Kings
Given the panic level among Chicago’s professional basketball fans over the past couple days, Thursday night’s game between the Bulls and Sacramento Kings seemed to carry much more intrigue than a 62-win team vs. a 24-win team, from a season ago, normally would. Coming off a disappointing 99-91 road loss to the Golden State Warriors... Read more »

Bulls have 'kinks' to work out on both ends

Bulls have 'kinks' to work out on both ends
Following an improbable come-from-behind victory against the L.A. Lakers on Christmas Day, the Bulls played lethargic throughout in their 99-91 loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena — which has been unkind to Chicago, which has lost nine of its last 11 games in the building — on Monday night. Coach Tom Thibodeau’s... Read more »
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Bulls get Christmas Day miracle in victory over Lakers

Trailing by 11 points with 3:44 left in the fourth quarter, the Bulls appeared to be on their way to a disappointing season-opening, Christmas Day loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center, but found lightning in a bottle late in the game and won, 88-87, in dramatic fashion. They struggled to find much... Read more »

What to watch for in Bulls' season opener vs. Lakers

What to watch for in Bulls' season opener vs. Lakers
After a five-month lockout that shortened the preseason to two games, the 66-game NBA season starts on Sunday with a slate of five games, featuring the Chicago Bulls against the L.A. Lakers in a 4:00 p.m. Chicago time contest at the Staples Center on ABC. Then, the Bulls will visit the Golden State Warriors on... Read more »

Chicago Bulls 2011-12 season preview and NBA predictions

Chicago Bulls 2011-12 season preview and NBA predictions
The Chicago Bulls worked hard during the extended offseason and have repeatedly said they are hungrier than ever after losing to the Miami Heat in last season’s Eastern Conference finals. With a full season alongside coach Tom Thibodeau under the Bulls’ belt, they are a confident, cohesive bunch. Reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose and his... Read more »
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Bulls player preview: Derrick Rose

Bulls player preview: Derrick Rose
With fans preparing for the upcoming NBA season, let’s further analyze each Chicago Bull to gauge what kind of impact they could have as the team looks to reach the next level. You can also check out the player previews for Omer Asik, C.J. Watson, Ronnie Brewer, Kyle Korver, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, John Lucas III,... Read more »

Bulls player preview: Carlos Boozer

Bulls player preview: Carlos Boozer
With fans preparing for the upcoming NBA season, let’s further analyze each Chicago Bull to gauge what kind of impact they could have as the team looks to reach the next level. You can also check out the player previews for Omer Asik, C.J. Watson, Ronnie Brewer, Kyle Korver, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, John Lucas III,... Read more »

Bulls player review: Rip Hamilton

Bulls player review: Rip Hamilton
With fans preparing for the upcoming NBA season, let’s further analyze each Chicago Bull to gauge what kind of impact they could have as the team looks to reach the next level. You can also check out the player previews for Omer Asik, C.J. Watson, Ronnie Brewer, Kyle Korver, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, John Lucas III,... Read more »
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Derrick Rose reaffirms desire to be Bull for life

Derrick Rose reaffirms desire to be Bull for life
As Derrick Rose joined general manager Gar Forman and coach Tom Thibodeau in a Wednesday morning press conference at the Berto Center to announce his five-year, $94.8 million contract extension, the reigning NBA MVP reiterated one of the goals he hopes to accomplish during his career: To be a Chicago Bull for life. “I don’t... Read more »
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