| Mar 17, 2008
| 9:10 PM
The collapse came just as dramatically and almost as severely.
That made Monday night's result just as painful and the postgame locker room equally dejected.
Trying to overcome the emotional hangover of blowing an 18-point fourth-quarter lead in a...
| Mar 18, 2008
| 10:27 PM
Admit it: When the Bulls' 25-point third-quarter lead dwindled to nine early in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, several scenarios came to mind, none of them involving a victory.
Too many fourth-quarter collapses had you contemplating changing the...
| Mar 20, 2008
| 9:40 PM
Too bad the Bulls didn't keep Bruce Bowen from that Toni Kukoc trade back in 2000.
If they had, they could have tried to sell all the boos that rained down Thursday night from a disgusted United Center crowd as chants for "Bruuuuuuce."
| Mar 22, 2008
| 8:01 PM
Bulls gag up 13-point fourth-quarter lead and lose to the Indiana Pacers here Saturday night 108-101.
Bulls player loses it, this time Andres Nocioni, and gets into a heated, expletive-filled confrontation with coach Jim Boylan and is sent to the...
| Mar 25, 2008
| 9:11 PM
Drew Gooden and Joakim Noah have started in NBA Finals and NCAA championship games, respectively, for Cleveland and the University of Florida.
For the Bulls, well, they have started in some fourth-quarter collapses. Tuesday night at the United Center,...
| Mar 29, 2008
| 9:53 PM
Nine games remain in this most perplexing of Bulls seasons.
The playoffs remain a possibility only for serious dreamers and those fans with plenty of pins and voodoo dolls for every member of the Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey Nets and Indiana Pacers.
| 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 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 20, 2008
| 2:01 PM
Good to be back in the saddle for this feature after my friend and mentor Sam Smith occupied this seat for the past few seasons. I started doing this for fledgling Trib site back in 1996 for Bulls playoffs and here we are in 2008. And how cool is this for...
| 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...
| Nov 23, 2008
| 10:04 PM
Lindsey Hunter has seen this movie before: A taut game, a leader needed and Chauncey Billups in the thick of it all.
"He's a winner," Hunter said of his former Pistons teammate.
The Bulls blew a prime opportunity Sunday night at the Pepsi Center,...
| Nov 25, 2008
Immediately after the Bulls' scintillating 101-100 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night, Larry Hughes put his aching body through his nightly postgame ritual.
The right shoulder was wrapped. Into the ice bucket went both ankles. And with every...