Posts in category "Chicago Bulls"

NBA All-Star Game Shows Bulls Don't Matter

NBA All-Star Game Shows Bulls Don't Matter
I had the remarkable opportunity to be in Toronto for business around the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto over the last week. Being able to see and speak with some of the biggest athletes in the world – literally and figuratively – was amazing. So many incredible personalities! The basketball world was treated to the... Read more »

USA Basketball: Ranking the 30 Finalists for the 2016 Olympics

USA Basketball: Ranking the 30 Finalists for the 2016 Olympics
On Monday, USA Basketball announced the 30 finalists for the 2016 Summer Olympic roster. Some names that were noticeably missing: Derrick Rose, Chris Bosh, Isaiah Thomas, Damian Lillard, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant. If I was setting the lineup, here’s how I would run Team USA out there this summer (starter listed first): PG: Russell... Read more »

Marian Hossa: Chicago's Best Free Agent of All-Time?

Marian Hossa: Chicago's Best Free Agent of All-Time?
With Tuesday being Marian Hossa’s 37th birthday, I asked a fairly open-ended question on Twitter that jump started a fun topic: This guy turns 37 today. Where does he rank among the best free agent signings in #Blackhawks history? Top 5? 2? 1? pic.twitter.com/W1lVkbRhBi — Tab Bamford (@The1Tab) January 12, 2016 One of the first... Read more »
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10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History

10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History
With news on Sunday night that the Cubs were designating Edwin Jackson for assignment, I immediately jumped into a Twitter conversation with a bunch of folks about what the worst contracts in Chicago sports history have been. real question: where does Edwin Jackson rank on the loooong list of worst contracts in Chicago history? #ToddHundley... Read more »

2015 NBA Draft: First Round Reaction

2015 NBA Draft: First Round Reaction
Reaction to every pick from the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft. 1. Minnesota Timberwolves - Karl-Anthony Towns, C, Kentucky 6-11, 250 It was the most logical pick to start the night. He’s an incredibly talented big. He joins John Wall (2010) and Anthony Davis (2012) as only the third Kentucky player drafted at number... Read more »

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Final Edition

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Final Edition
The 2015 NBA Draft is next week, which is exciting for everyone… related to a kid who might be drafted. Outside of the top three or four overall picks, the NBA Draft has lost a great deal of momentum in recent years. With that being said, the draft is still the best place for teams... Read more »
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5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2010 NBA Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Chicago's 2010 NBA Draft
Every summer, we take some time to look back five years at how Chicago’s teams drafted. Traditionally, we’ve run our rear view mirror series closer together, but this year we’re looking ahead at each league’s draft with a trip down memory lane. Click here to look back at the 2010 NFL Draft for the Chicago... Read more »

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Lottery Edition

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Lottery Edition
Earlier this week, the NBA held their annual Draft Lottery. Most Chicago fans don’t remember, because they were up until 1 AM watching the Blackhawks win in triple overtime that night… and the Bulls are picking in the early 20s, so who won the lottery had little significance. However, in other cities, the Lottery was... Read more »

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Final Pre-Lottery Edition

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Final Pre-Lottery Edition
The NBA Draft Lottery will be held on May 19, so we don’t know which awful team sucked all season wins the rights to use the first overall selection in this summer’s selection meeting. But what we do know is there are a lot of teams with a lot of needs, and this year’s NBA... Read more »
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Today: Most Exciting Day In Chicago Sports History?

Today: Most Exciting Day In Chicago Sports History?
Monday wasn’t a great day for Chicago sports fans. Doug Buffone, a Chicago Bears icon who was one of the more popular sports personalities in this town over the last 40+ years, passed away. Less than two weeks away from Chicago hosting the NFL Draft, this was a somber note across every channel of sports... Read more »