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Kirk Hinrich healthy, starting for Bulls tonight

Kirk Hinrich healthy, starting for Bulls tonight
The Chicago Bulls will begin the season without Derrick Rose, of course, but they won’t have to begin the year without Kirk Hinrich. He’s back with the Bulls after signing with the team as a free agent this offesason. He will start alongside Richard Hamilton, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah tonight in the... Read more »

Derrick Rose buys Trump Tower condo; now neighbors with Patrick Kane

Derrick Rose buys Trump Tower condo; now neighbors with Patrick Kane
Talk about the top of the Chicago food chain. It seems Chicago Bulls franchise player Derrick Rose and his counterpart on the Blackhawks (although technically Jonathan Toews is the better/more important player) now live in the same building. And not just any building: Chicago’s most recently built skyscraper of skyscrapers, Trump Tower. Rose just bought... Read more »

Let's Chillax a Little with the Derrick Rose Hero Worship!

Let's Chillax a Little with the Derrick Rose Hero Worship!
Last winter, I began to notice that Derrick Rose was becoming to the state of Illinois, the city of Chicago what Brett Favre was to the state of Wisconsin 1994-2008. They were deified, canonized, sacrosanct- deemed incapable of ever doing wrong in any sense. This is a dangerous path people. I’ll admit I’ve hyped up... Read more »

Bulls Find Defensive Specialist in Marquette's Jimmy Butler

Marquette small forward Jimmy Butler was one of 54 players invited to the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago last month.  He’ll soon be heading back down I-94 again, this time as a member of the Chicago Bulls . GM Gar Forman selected him with the 30th (last) pick in the first round of the draft... Read more »

Chicago Bulls 2011 NBA Draft: Exploring all the Options

Due to a power outage in Deerfield, IL, the Chicago Bulls will move their NBA Draft headquarters and media event from the Berto Center practice facility to their home game arena, the United Center. And due to a shooting/perimeter scoring outage in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Bulls had to move from the NBA postseason... Read more »

Bulls Fall Behind 2-1, Apocalypse Now? No, but Heat is Certainly Being Felt

Remember Chicago Bulls fans, the Bulls haven’t lost three in a row all year. So this is not the apocalypse. That was Saturday; and you survived it. Things do look bad- really bad right now, but Thibs will make adjustments. Again this is not the apocalypse, it’s not even the 2pacalypse. But the tide has... Read more »

Bulls Beat Atlanta in Game 5- Hey Ya!

83% of game 5 winners in a NBA Playoff series, when the series was tied 2-2 heading in, have gone on to win the series. Great news for the Chicago Bulls, bad news for the Atlanta Hawks. -Was there a Taj.O web redemption in game 5? Maybe? Taj Gibson had 11 points – all in... Read more »

Bulls Championship Teams Featured Numerous McDonald's All-Americans

Tomorrow night, the United Center- home of the Chicago Bulls will host the 2011 McDonald’s All-American Game, the nation’s premier high school all-star game. The Michael Jordan statue outside the UC is adorned with MJ’s jersey from his appearance in the 1981 game. In that memorable contest, Jordan dropped 30 points, which ranks second most... Read more »

Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah 3rd at their Position in NBA All-Star Voting

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder top the Western Conference, while Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic and LeBron James of the Miami Heat lead the Eastern Conference after the second returns of 2011 NBA All-Star Balloting presented by T-Mobile. Bryant, The Finals MVP last season,... Read more »

Watch Derrick Rose's new Powerade Spot Here!

The Chicago Bulls budding superstar is back with a new endorsement. Derrick Rose, one of the best young point guards in the NBA’s Eastern Conference teamed up with Ken Jeong for an Adidas ad released last month. Now he’s produced a spot for Powerade. Big ups to Docksquad Sports, a fellow made man in the... Read more »
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