Tag: Rasual Butler

Bulls narrow list of two-guard targets

Bulls narrow list of two-guard targets
While plenty of rumors have surrounded Eastern Conference contenders such as the Miami Heat, New York Knicks and Boston Celtics, the Chicago Bulls had been fairly quiet during the early stages of free agency. It had been hard to get a read on which direction Bulls management would decide to go in its search for... Read more »

Bulls have several options, roster decisions to make

Bulls have several options, roster decisions to make
Before the Chicago Bulls can begin chasing free-agent shooting guards such as Jason Richardson and Jamal Crawford or possible trade targets like O.J. Mayo or Courtney Lee, they will have several decisions to make on the current roster. As it stands now, the roster features nine players under guaranteed contracts — 10 once draft pick... Read more »

Bulls Notes: Cancellation of regular-season games seems inevitable

Bulls Notes: Cancellation of regular-season games seems inevitable
Following Tuesday’s collective bargaining session between the NBA owners and players’ union, commissioner David Stern told reporters the league would cancel the first two weeks of the regular season if the two sides are unable to reach an agreement by Monday. According to multiple reports, the NBA won’t resume labor negotiations to save the start... Read more »
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Brian Scalabrine signs with Benetton Treviso

Following a five-week training camp with Italy’s Benetton Treviso, Bulls free-agent forward Brian Scalabrine has inked a deal with the club for the upcoming season, according to the team’s website. His deal reportedly does not include an opt-out clause that would allow him to return to the NBA if the league-imposed lockout ends. “My expectations... Read more »

Bulls Notes: Joakim Noah, France lose to Spain in EuroBasket title game

Bulls center Joakim Noah ended his first international competition in defeat as his French national team lost on Sunday, 98-85, to Spain in the EuroBasket 2011 gold medal game. Both teams had already qualified for the 2012 London Olympics by advancing to the tournament’s title game. Noah, who fouled out late in the contest, posted... Read more »

Chicago Bulls' in-house two guard options

Since the Bulls’ season came to a jarring halt — five-game defeat to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals — we’ve looked at free agent options for the Bulls this offseason. At two guard, of course. Jason Richardson, Jamal Crawford and J.R. Smith are the prominant free agent options. Caron Butler, Mike Dunleavy,... Read more »
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Bulls: Season report card

The Chicago Bulls’ season came to an end on Thursday with an 83-80 loss to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. No one saw these Bulls, led by 22-year-old NBA MVP Derrick Rose, going to the East finals with the top seed in the NBA. But there they were, three games away from... Read more »

Bulls face questions heading into Game 2

The Bulls hung onto defeat the Indiana Pacers 104-99, led by Derrick Rose’s 39-point performance, to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. However, there are still several questions for the Bulls as they look forward to Game 2, which will be in Chicago on Monday, April 18th. Let’s take a look at some... Read more »

Your NBA-best Chicago Bulls finish season 62-20

Your NBA-best Chicago Bulls finish season 62-20
The Bulls finished the regular season with a 62-20 record and hold the likely MVP and Coach of the Year award winners in Derrick Rose and Tom Thibodeau, who tied Paul Westphal’s NBA record for most wins by a rookie coach. Just like the Bulls and all the analysts drew it up in preseason, right?... Read more »
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Butler coming back next year?

Rasual Butler, who was bought out by the Los Angeles Clippers last Sunday, was signed by the Bulls yesterday in a move that was expected. Butler was rumored to be Chicago bound since word broke that the Clippers bought him out, but fans in Chicago have been murmuring about his role on a 41-18 team... Read more »