| Dec 18, 2007
| 10:55 PM
Even though his fascination with playing for the Bulls has faded, Kobe Bryant heard the United Center cheers, both then and now.
"A couple of my friends played against the Bulls when [the 'Kobe' chants] took place [earlier this season]," Bryant said...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 9:16 PM
After fielding positive question after positive question about Aaron Gray, Bulls coach Scott Skiles paused to warn people about going overboard when a rookie has two straight good games.
A rarely heard sound emanating from the Bulls' postgame locker room...
| Dec 21, 2007
| 7:01 PM
Once, after a game like the Bulls' an unemotional, indifferent 107-82 loss Friday night to the Celtics, former Phoenix coach Cotton Fitzsimmons gathered his players in the locker room and symbolically flushed the toilets.
Just flush this one away and...
| Dec 22, 2007
| 10:48 PM
Was it Elizabeth Barrett Browning who wrote, "How do I lose thee Bulls? Let me count the ways."
In yet another embarrassing blowout, this time 116-98 to the Houston Rockets, the Bulls lost again Saturday night because of poor play from their bench...
| Dec 26, 2007
| 9:34 PM
And then they were 9-17.
And so went the continuation of this discouraging Bulls season here Wednesday night in a 94-79 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
Been there. Seen that.
Somehow, interim coach Pete Myers was unable to get the Bulls shots to go...
| Dec 28, 2007
| 9:12 PM
Jim Boylan's Friday started at 6 a.m. with his Labrador retriever staring him in the face, demanding a walk, and piles of garbage and recycling to take to the curb.
It ended, near 10 p.m., with him strolling down a United Center hallway, a 103-99 Bulls...
| Dec 30, 2007
| 8:27 PM
The only thing missing from the Bulls' 100-83 Sunday matinee victory over the Knicks was a group hug.
And since league rules dictate a 10-minute cooling-off period before reporters enter the locker room, perhaps that happened privately as well.
| Dec 31, 2007
| 12:18 PM
What's happening to Sam's mailbag? Don't you realize that frustrated Bulls fans need you? Anyway, I'm sick of the accumulation of young "assets." It's time to use them and consolidate a little. How's this trade? Bulls send Ben Gordon, Andres Nocioni and...
| Dec 31, 2007
| 8:14 PM
On one hand, the Bulls' 112-110 overtime loss Monday afternoon to the Magic resembled gritty efforts of seasons past, a stark contrast to several blowouts from earlier this season.
On the other, moral victories don't exist in professional sports,...
| Jan 2, 2008
| 10:27 PM
The teasing of Joakim Noah began early Wednesday, with Ben Gordon joking at the morning shootaround that Noah can't dunk so why bother throwing him a lob pass.
It continued before the Bulls' 109-97 victory over the Bobcats, with Ben Wallace claiming...
| Jan 5, 2008
| 10:15 PM
After the drama of the Bulls' 94-93 victory over the Kings ended Saturday night, the comedy began.
"I don't know if I could've taken another overtime game, so I'm glad I sent my best free-throw shooter to the line and he came through," interim coach...
| Jan 8, 2008
| 10:23 PM
Since Jim Boylan took over as coach, the Bulls have squeaked by a Kings team missing its top two scorers and four rotation players.
They have dawdled for most of three quarters against a listless Bobcats team before pulling away for a convincing victory....