Posts in category "Chicago Bulls"

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 5, Chris Clay

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 5, Chris Clay
BULLS FAN CAM, Game 5: Bulls 91 @ Nets 110 Chris Clay, 25, Bolingbrook Chosen by Joscar Demby 25-year-old Chris Clay is a die-hard Bulls fan and a lover of basketball. He played four years at Romeoville High School, and still plays the game regularly. In fact, it is his playing experience that informs his... Read more »

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 4, Joscar Demby

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 4, Joscar Demby
BULLS FAN CAM, Game 4: Nets 134 @ Bulls 142 (3OT) Joscar Demby, 24, Lisle Chosen by Devin Demby After four years of basketball at Millikin University, Joscar Demby (younger brother of Devin) now plays for the Chicago Muscle of the Premier Basketball League. He estimates that he watched about 80% of the Bulls games... Read more »

My original D-Rose injury column for RedEye, 4-28-2012, and other stories

My original D-Rose injury column for RedEye, 4-28-2012, and other stories
April 28, 2012, Saturday afternoon. The Bulls were polishing off the 8th seeded Philadelphia 76ers in a Game 1 playoff win when Derrick Rose knifed into the lane and blew out his knee. Watching at home with my computer up, I flipped up a blank Word Doc and banged out a column. I did one... Read more »
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Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 3, Devin Demby

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 3, Devin Demby
BULLS FAN CAM, Game 3: Nets 76 @ Bulls 79 Devin Demby, 25, Bolingbrook Chosen by Marcus Turner From 2006 to 2010, Devin Demby played basketball at Millikin University, sometimes doing things like this: Demby watched Game 3 with his girlfriend, a Heat fan from Miami. “We go at it,” he says laughing while describing... Read more »

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 2, Marcus Turner

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 2, Marcus Turner
BULLS FAN CAM, Game 2: Bulls 90, @ Nets 82 Marcus Turner, 28, Orland Park Chosen by Christopher Cason Bulls fan Marcus Turner in four words: detailed, informed, passionate, opinionated. Along with watching as many games per season as he can, the 28-year-old photographer habitually reads RealGM and keeps up with Blog-a-Bull, Chicago Bulls Confidential,... Read more »

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 1, Christopher Cason

Fan Cam: Bulls-Nets Game 1, Christopher Cason
Hi Eye On Chi readers! I am introducing a new feature on Eye On Chi called “Fan Cam,” an interview series with Chicago sports fans. I know this is outside of my reviews of Chicago journalism, but it’s still Chicago, and I want to roll it out here. Here’s how it works: after each playoff... Read more »
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People With Passion: Sam Smith, Part II

People With Passion: Sam Smith, Part II
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism December 24, 2011: Sam Smith Here, in Part II of Jack M Silverstein’s three-part interview with Bulls writer Sam Smith, Sam discusses the making of The Jordan Rules, his book about the 1990-91 Chicago Bulls. PART II OF III CLICK HERE FOR PART I - - - I... Read more »

People With Passion: Chuck Swirsky

People With Passion: Chuck Swirsky
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism December 9, 2011: Chuck Swirsky In the 19th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Chicago Bulls radio play-by-play man Chuck Swirsky explains his on-air relationship with color man Bill Wennington, and tells the story of Ron Santo’s hiring at WGN in 1989. -... Read more »

WHAT TIME IS IT? 90s Bulls "One Shining Moment" Time -- HUH!

WHAT TIME IS IT? 90s Bulls "One Shining Moment" Time -- HUH!
Tonight I am interviewing legendary Bulls beat writer Sam Smith, author of the explosive 1991 best-seller The Jordan Rules, and incredibly, I am actually reading the book for the first time. It is, as expected, simply delicious, and has me savagely scouring youtube for full Bulls game broadcasts from the 1990-91 season. After spending a... Read more »
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