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Derrick Rose talks about his rehab

Derrick Rose talks about his rehab
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose addressed the media today for the first time in awhile and said “I’m at peace with my health and no one should be worried” “just trying to stay positive, work extremely hard to be better than before. I’m working on my patience knowing that I have to prove I’m ready... Read more »

Bulls summer league roster includes Illini Demetri McCamey

Bulls summer league roster includes Illini Demetri McCamey
The Chicago Bulls announced their team which will participate in the 2012 Las Vegas Summer League.  Current Bulls forward Jimmy Butler (last year’s #1 pick out of Marquette), along with Chicago’s first-round pick Marquis Teague (No. 29 overall in the 2012 NBA Draft out of Kentucky) highlight this summer’s 12-man roster. Will Teague be the... Read more »

Philly amnesties Elton Brand, should Bulls do same with Boozer?

Philly amnesties Elton Brand, should Bulls do same with Boozer?
The Philadelphia 76ers will release former All-Star Elton Brand under the league’s amnesty clause, according to ESPN: The move to release Brand will be necessitated by the expected signing of free-agent guard Nick Young and the planned re-signing of center Spencer Hawes. Teams that did not use their one-time amnesty clause last season can waive... Read more »
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Illinois big man Meyers Leonard joins Damian Lillard as Portland NBA Lottery pick

The Portland Trail Blazers made an interesting splash in the 2012 NBA Draft taking a point guard from a mid-major school that few people had heard off, and a project pick at center. They took Damian Lillard at #6 from Weber St. and a guy who played for someone named Weber in Meyers Leonard from... Read more »

Illini Meyers Leonard going 14th to Milwaukee Bucks tonight?

Illini Meyers Leonard going 14th to Milwaukee Bucks tonight?
Meyers Leonard to the Milwaukee Bucks at #12 in tonight’s NBA Draft. That’s what we’re hearing. It makes sense, as Milwaukee is now sans Andrew Bogut and desperately needs a big even though they just acquired Samuel Dalembert (Dalembert is in the final year of his contract though so the Bucks could allow Leonard to... Read more »

What moves should Bulls make on Draft night?

What moves should Bulls make on Draft night?
Winning 50 games in the lockout shortened season of 2011-12 was a major accomplishment for the Chicago Bulls.  However, all that excitement and hopefulness of re-claiming the Larry O’Brien Trophy came crashing down with one injury to Derrick Rose.  Unfortunately, that’s how the Bulls 2011-12 season will be remembered. Being the best regular season team... Read more »
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How Derrick Rose's injury reshapes Bulls entire offseason approach

How Derrick Rose's injury reshapes Bulls entire offseason approach
With Derrick Rose’s health condition up in the air for the 2012-13 season after tearing his ACL in the playoffs, the Chicago Bulls enter the off-season with a ton of uncertainty.  Luol Deng’s name has already popped up in numerous trade rumors as the team tries to deal with the fallout from losing their star... Read more »

Likely #1 NBA Draft pick a Chicago product (Anthony Davis video)

Likely #1 NBA Draft pick a Chicago product (Anthony Davis video)
A couple years ago, Anthony Davis was a lightly recruited guard at Charter Perspectives High School in Chicago, Ill. Then he grew over half a foot, and became a big man prospect with guard skills. The rare combination of attributes led to his shooting up the recruiting rankings. He became a McDonald’s All-American, won all... Read more »

Bulls-Sixers Playoff Series: Collins, Turner, Brand return

Bulls-Sixers Playoff Series: Collins, Turner, Brand return
Tomorrow at noon the #1 vs. #8 Chicago Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers playoff series tips off. This first round match-up of the NBA playoffs has a distinctive “homecoming” feel to it. Doug Collins who coached the Bulls for many years in the 1980s as Phil Jackson’s predecessor, was almost signed as the coach again in... Read more »
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Sixers Evan Turner wants Bulls in first round of Playoffs

Sixers Evan Turner wants Bulls in first round of Playoffs
Philadelphia 76ers guard and 2010 #2 overall pick Evan Turner is looking forward to a potential  match-up against his hometown Chicago Bulls. After Turner scored a career high 29 points on the Milwaukee Bucks last night, I asked Turner about the potential first round playoff match-up with the Bulls. “We probably match-up better with them,... Read more »
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