| Dec 23, 2008
| 10:12 PM
If Detroit can get Rodney Stuckey to impersonate Allen Iverson, the Bulls need Luol Deng to morph into Luol Deng circa May 2007.
With Iverson sidelined for all but 3 minutes, 16 seconds of the second half because of a strained left groin and missing...
| Dec 26, 2008
| 9:02 PM
The Bulls lost Luol Deng to injury, their composure to pressure and yet another chance to post their first road victory of December in a dismal 90-77 loss Friday to the Heat.
"It's tough to win when you're not doing anything well," guard Ben Gordon said....
| Dec 27, 2008
| 8:31 PM
The Bulls allowed season highs in points, field-goal percentage, field goals made and assists Saturday night in their 129-117 loss to the Hawks at Philips Arena.
Whenever that happens, as it could again in this most dreadful of defensive seasons, the...
| Dec 28, 2008
Hedo Turkoglu scored 11 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter, and the Orlando Magic slowly pulled away to beat the host Minnesota Timberwolves 118-94 Saturday night.
Rashard Lewis added 24 points, Jameer Nelson 20 and Dwight Howard 17 for the Magic,...
| Dec 29, 2008
| 9:21 PM
The streak had to end sometime.
Covering seven straight road losses and all but the final road game of December, the Bulls avoided a winless road month with a gritty 100-87 victory over the Nets on Monday night at the IZOD Center.
Uh, wait. There's...
| Dec 31, 2008
| 7:13 PM
Bulls afternoon games always have had a different, quieter feel to them. The crowd is more family-oriented, less beverage-enhanced.
Yet the United Center could have passed for a library for much of Wednesday's action for reasons that went beyond the 1 p....
| Jan 2, 2009
| 9:10 PM
The blowout losses and "ole" defenses are leading to slumped shoulders, long faces, sulking body language and, finally, simmering frustration bubbling over.
Andres Nocioni and Joakim Noah spent several minutes bickering on the court over a blown...
| Jan 3, 2009
| 9:52 PM
This was supposed to be a soft spot on the Bulls' schedule, the first of four home games against the league's worst teams after two consecutive poundings at the hands of its best.
Instead, they opened a five-game homestand Saturday night looking, if...
| Jan 6, 2009
| 9:53 PM
Way back during training camp in October, some people cringed when Drew Gooden called this Bulls season a rebuilding year.
There are two problems with that reaction: Gooden is right, and a team can make the playoffs while rebuilding, particularly in a...
| Jan 9, 2009
| 9:52 PM
Close to 90 minutes before the Bulls' 98-86 victory over the Wizards Friday night at the United Center, Tyrus Thomas held court in the locker room, teasing Ben Gordon about his height.
"What are you, Ben, about 5-8?" Thomas asked of the guard...
| Jan 11, 2009
Some will remember Saturday as the night the Bulls lost to the team with the league's worst record, a 109-98 overtime debacle to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Others will remember it as the night Vinny Del Negro channeled his inner Ditka and finally fired...
| Jan 14, 2009
| 8:44 PM
The way a sport coat-clad Drew Gooden celebrated on the Air Canada Centre court Wednesday night, one might have guessed he contributed to the Bulls' 102-98 victory over the Raptors.
Even though Gooden sat with a strained left groin, that guess would be...