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Jimmy Butler's Season is Better than Derrick Rose's MVP Year

Jimmy Butler's Season is Better than Derrick Rose's MVP Year
Derrick Rose became the youngest MVP in NBA History in 2011 when he won the award averaging  25.1 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game and 7.1 assists per game. Butler is averaging 25.6, 6.9 and 4.5. Butler will be considered for the award, but with the Bulls mired in mediocrity, he is not likely... Read more »

Tom Thibodeau's Ten Most Career Defining Moments

Tom Thibodeau's Ten Most Career Defining Moments
Tom Thibodeau returns to Chicago for the first time since being let go by John Paxson and Gar Forman at the end of the 2015 season. He returns to the place where his career began as a Head Coach. When the Bulls hired Thibodeau at the beginning of the 2010 season, the franchise was the... Read more »

Chicago Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses

Chicago Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses
The Bulls drafted Michael Jordan third in the 1984 NBA Draft. That was one year before the first NBA draft lottery. The Knicks took Patrick Ewing first overall that year amidst substantial controversy and conspiracy theories.   Wayman Tisdale went second to N.Y. Everyone outside of New York was claiming that the league wanted the... Read more »
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Bulls Question for 2015-16 is How to Get Past LeBron

Bulls Question for 2015-16 is How to Get Past LeBron
In four of the last six seasons, the Bulls have been ousted in the playoffs by a LeBron James led team. They lost to the Cavs in 2010 and 2015 and to Miami in 2011 and 2013.  In those six seasons a LeBron led team has won 14 out of 18 playoffs series. The loss... Read more »

Bulls Hope to Continue Regular Season Success Against Bucks in Playoffs

Bulls Hope to Continue Regular Season Success Against Bucks in Playoffs
After a 3-1 regular season against Milwaukee the Bulls will open up the post the post season against the Bucks at the United Center. The Bulls won both games at the United Center and split the two games in Milwaukee. In an season with constant injuries and players missing games. Tom Thibodeau will have almost... Read more »

Bulls Eastern Conference Favorites According to Experts

Bulls Eastern Conference Favorites According to Experts
While the Cleveland Cavaliers were hijacking ESPN to make sure the entire world knew about LeBron James returning back to as he put it, Northeast Ohio, nobody but a handful of experts seemed to notice the changes the Bulls were making. They traded up to get Doug McDermott in the first round and added Center... Read more »
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Bulls headed for a Critical Offseason

Bulls headed for a Critical Offseason
The Bulls loss to Washington has created a lot of discussion on their surprising five game first round loss to Washington. The disappointing end to another overachieving regular season has created a lot of discussion. Facebook was buzzing with Bulls fans chiming in on what just happened and what should happen this off-season. I was... Read more »

Bulls Send Patronizing Letter to Season Ticket Holders Following Deng Trade

Bulls Send Patronizing Letter to Season Ticket Holders Following Deng Trade
The Bulls earlier today sent what can only be seen as a patronizing letter to Bulls fans earlier today.  General Manager Gar Forman and Vice President of Player Development John Paxson acknowledged it will be an uphill battle for a championship in a letter to season ticket holders.  They touch on how they hated to lose... Read more »

Christmas Day Basketball in Chicago Predates the Bulls

Christmas Day Basketball in Chicago Predates the Bulls
The Bulls were not inaugurated as a franchise until 1966 and played in a Christmas Day game in their initial season. Christmas basketball in Chicago predates the Bulls by almost 30 years and two other Chicago franchises. Both the Stags and the Chicago Packers/Zephyrs(now the Washington Wizards) both played in Christmas Day games. Here is a... Read more »
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Derrick Rose and Chicago's Ten Most Injury Prone and Fragile Athletes

Derrick Rose and Chicago's Ten Most Injury Prone and Fragile Athletes
Derrick Rose’s comeback lasted ten games. After sitting out all of the 2012-13 season, Rose injured the medial meniscus in his right knee 19 months after tearing the ACL in his left. Per Espn’s Darren Rovell Rose has made $41 million in the last three seasons and played in only 50 games. In Rose’s first... Read more »