| Apr 21, 2009
BOSTON — Joakim Noah sat in stunned silence late Monday night, ice packs on both knees, a blank stare on his sour face.
The Bulls had just lost a 118-115 gut-wrencher to the Celtics, tying their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at a game...
| Apr 24, 2009
Commissioner David Stern joked before Thursday night's Game 3 that Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf had called him the Grim Reaper because of home teams' tendency to lose when Stern attends their playoff games.
The Bulls' 107-86 loss to the Celtics,...
| Apr 26, 2009
| 4:12 PM
If there's any justice in the Bulls' universe, Norm Van Lier spent his Sunday afternoon high above the United Center, maybe sharing a drink with his friend Jimi Hendrix, and smiling at what transpired in the new Madhouse on Madison.
Van Lier's widow,...
| Apr 29, 2009
BOSTON -- Root canal surgery is more relaxing than these Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Given that the series made NBA history with its third overtime game, it might take less time too.
The Celtics outlasted the Bulls 106-104 in another overtime...
| Apr 1, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - T.J. Ford hit the go-ahead jumper with 3.9 seconds left, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Chicago Bulls 107-105 last night to tighten the race for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference. Chicago had a chance to tie or win, but Ben...
| May 3, 2009
BOSTON -- The 43rd season in Bulls franchise history unofficially started when the winning Ping-Pong-ball combination of 11-7-9-13 from last May's draft lottery kept No. 1 pick Derrick Rose in his hometown.
It officially ended Saturday night at TD...
| Apr 21, 2009
The Boston Celtics and San Antonio Spurs rebounded from home losses last night with victories that tied their National Basketball Association first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
Ray Allen hit a contested 3-pointer with two seconds left as the...
| Nov 13, 2008
| 9:26 PM
Last season the Bulls somehow turned around a 49-33 record from 2006-07 into the exact opposite at 33-49.
Suffice it to say the turnaround the Bulls pulled off Thursday night at the United Center seemed much more palatable.
Trailing by 19 in the first...
| Nov 15, 2008
| 10:02 PM
It took only 10 games for Derrick Rose to merit his first statistical link to Michael Jordan.
With, ahem, 23 points, Rose became the first Bulls rookie since Jordan in 1984 to score in double digits in all of his first 10 games, leading the Bulls to a...
| Nov 18, 2008
| 11:03 PM
Not surprisingly, Phil Jackson's memories of the Bulls' annual extended November trip are more pleasant than what has happened since he left.
"We looked forward to it," the Lakers' coach said Tuesday night.
That's because his Bulls teams went 38-23 on...
| Nov 19, 2008
| 10:57 PM
With so many lowlights, it's tough to know where to begin dissecting the Bulls' 116-74 drubbing at the hands of the Trail Blazers Wednesday night at Rose Garden.
Here's one attempt: Wet paper towels offer more resistance than the Bulls' big men.
| Nov 22, 2008
| 7:19 AM
Perhaps this is to solve the Bulls' big man woes: Start four guards.
Better yet, this is the way to respond to an embarrassing 42-point loss the previous game: Move the ball, shoot well and put it in Derrick Rose's hands down the stretch.
Rose scored 23...