Posts tagged "Jimmy Butler"

Depleted Bulls get scrappy

Depleted Bulls get scrappy
While Derrick Rose will surely grab most of the headlines, and deservedly so, the Chicago Bulls know exactly how they were able to scratch and claw their way to a 104-99 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night. With their second- and fourth-leading scorers, in starters Luol Deng and Rip Hamilton, nursing wrist... Read more »

Bulls scrap out 104-99 win over Knicks

Bulls scrap out 104-99 win over Knicks
Shorthanded once again, the Chicago Bulls pulled out a hard-fought 104-99 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night at the United Center. The Bulls improved to 35-9, 16-3 at home, this season, good for the best record in the NBA. The Bulls placed five players in double figures against the Knicks (18-24). Derrick... Read more »

Bulls bracing for slumping Knicks, 'Linsanity'

Bulls bracing for slumping Knicks, 'Linsanity'
After winning seven straight games last month, the New York Knicks have lost eight of their last 11 while overnight star Jeremy Lin has averaged 18.3 points, 8.1 assists and 3.9 turnovers during that stretch. They are losers of five contests in a row, giving New York media and fans plenty of reasons to criticize... Read more »
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Bulls' Kyle Korver taking advantage of extended minutes

Bulls' Kyle Korver taking advantage of extended minutes
Chicago Bulls coaches and players have been without both Luol Deng and Rip Hamilton, the team’s second- and fourth-leading scorers, respectively, for extended stretches of this season. Deng had missed seven games in a row due to a torn ligament in his left wrist before returning to the lineup Saturday night against the Milwaukee Bucks.... Read more »

Turnovers rearing their ugly head for Bulls

Turnovers rearing their ugly head for Bulls
Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has repeatedly stressed that his team should commit under 13 turnovers per game. However, the Bulls piled up 17 turnovers in Wednesday night’s 98-82 loss to the Phildelphia 76ers and are averaging exactly that in their last three games. The Sixers capitalized on the Bulls’ miscues, scoring 29 points off... Read more »

Luol Deng hopes for speedy recovery from wrist injury

Luol Deng hopes for speedy recovery from wrist injury
With the league’s best record at 16-3, the last thing the Chicago Bulls needed was a significant injury to one of their stars. Although Luol Deng was diagnosed with a torn ligament in his left wrist, the eighth-year veteran opted not to have surgery and, as expected, will rest the injury before attempting to play... Read more »
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Bulls' Joakim Noah impresses in return

Bulls' Joakim Noah impresses in return
It’s a small sample size, but everyone can see the difference in Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah’s play recently. After missing Saturday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Noah returned on Monday night and dropped his fourth double-double of the season, with 16 points and 10 rebounds in 30 minutes of action in the Bulls’... Read more »

Bulls blown out by Hawks 109-94

Bulls blown out by Hawks 109-94
With the exception of a second-quarter surge, the Chicago Bulls were routed right out of Philips Arena by the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night, 109-94. The loss snapped the Bulls’ six-game winning streak and dropped them to 7-2. Playing again without both Rip Hamilton and C.J. Watson, the Bulls had five players in double figures,... 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: Jimmy Butler

Bulls player preview: Jimmy Butler
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 »