Posts tagged "Chicago Bulls"

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2012 NBA Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2012 NBA Draft
Over the past two days we have started the 2017 edition of our 5 Year Draft Rewind series with the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bears.  Now, on the day that the 2017 NBA Finals finally begin, let’s look back to the 2012 NBA Draft and the Chicago Bulls. The 2011-12 NBA season was cut short to 66... Read more »

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Bulls

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Bulls
We’re continuing our series of Wish Lists. Earlier, I outlined five holiday wishes for the Chicago Bears. Now, let’s take on the nearly impossible task of the Chicago Bulls. This list will have fewer points. Two, specifically. 1. Burn it down. I know there was a lot of excitement about bringing Dwyane Wade “home” but... Read more »

Chicago Bulls: Good Draft, Now What?

Chicago Bulls: Good Draft, Now What?
Over the last few days, the Chicago Bulls have been at the center of a majority of the conversation around the NBA. How did they do? And what’s next? Let’s take a look at the reshaping of the once-great franchise. Derrick Rose Trade The Bulls dealt Rose to the Knicks for a package of three... Read more »
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Chicago Fire Sale Begins: Bulls Trade Cameron Bairstow

Chicago Fire Sale Begins: Bulls Trade Cameron Bairstow
On Friday morning, the Bulls announced a trade to acquire a guard. Brace yourself, the NBA Draft is coming… The Bulls traded forward Cameron Bairstow to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for guard Spencer Dinwiddie. Dinwiddie, 23, is listed at 6-6, 200 and was drafted by the Pistons in the second round (38th overall) in the 2014 NBA... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2011 NBA Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2011 NBA Draft
We began our summer series looking in the rear view mirror five years with the Cubs and White Sox in honor of the MLB Draft beginning on Thursday evening. Now, let’s turn our attention the Chicago Bulls. The 2016 NBA Draft begins on June 23, and the Bulls are still in search of lots of... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2010 NBA Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 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 »

1 Night, 2 Stars Injured: Patrick Kane & Derrick Rose Out

1 Night, 2 Stars Injured: Patrick Kane & Derrick Rose Out
A little more than seven minutes into Tuesday night’s Blackhawks game, Patrick Kane was shoved awkwardly into the boards. He was slow to get up, and when he did rise he was holding his left arm. The league’s leading point producer went straight to the dressing room and did not return to the game. As... Read more »
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Jimmy Butler & Brandon Saad: Chicago's Young Free Agent Dilemmas

Jimmy Butler & Brandon Saad: Chicago's Young Free Agent Dilemmas
In the summer of 2015, two young players who are quickly ascending the ranks of fan favorites in Chicago need to get paid. And, unfortunately, both present salary cap headaches for their respective general managers. Jimmy Butler and Brandon Saad are each coming into their own as stars in their respective leagues. And their respective... Read more »