| Oct 9, 2008
| 10:09 PM
An announced crowd of 16,440 visited the United Center on Thursday night to see the Bulls debuts of No. 1 pick Derrick Rose and coach Vinny Del Negro.
Nobody knows if their respective careers will arc to triumphant points where, one day, 30,000 will...
| Oct 21, 2008
| 10:25 PM
Vinny Del Negro likes to insist nothing should be read into his exhibition starting lineups.
Doesn't he know what Bulls fans do for a hobby and sportswriters do for a living?
Only two exhibitions remain after Tuesday night's 109-105 victory over the...
| Oct 22, 2008
| 10:29 PM
All those organizational discussions about whether Kirk Hinrich might adjust to a reserve role more professionally than Larry Hughes are moot for now.
Team sources said Hughes would miss six to eight weeks after dislocating his right shoulder late in the...
| Oct 24, 2008
| 9:26 PM
If Scott Skiles' return as coach of the Bucks for Friday's preseason finale and Tuesday's regular season opener doesn't start a rivalry with the Bulls, maybe this will:
Andres Nocioni's hard foul on Richard Jefferson late in the first half of the Bulls'...
| Oct 28, 2008
| 10:41 PM
The Bulls were well-versed in off-the-charts expectations long before Derrick Rose arrived as the can't-miss kid.
Picked by many to contend for last season's Eastern Conference championship, those expectations crushed a team's previously selfless...
| Nov 2, 2008
| 12:20 AM
By all accounts, Derrick Rose is one of those players who becomes more assertive as he becomes more assimilated.
Saturday night at the United Center, in part prodded by a pregame talk from coach Vinny Del Negro, Rose's pass-first, shoot-later mentality...
| Nov 3, 2008
| 8:54 PM
The Bulls lost a game Monday night they had no business winning, even if they somehow kept getting chances in the Magic's 96-93 victory.
The Bulls surrendered runs of 13-0 and 17-1, committed 18 turnovers that led to 26 Magic points and allowed 16...
| Nov 5, 2008
| 10:07 PM
Just less than eight minutes remained in the second quarter of the Bulls' 107-93 loss to the Cavaliers on Wednesday night when Ben Gordon fired a pass out of bounds that had been intended for Andres Nocioni.
As the ball rattled off the scorer's table,...
| Nov 7, 2008
| 9:39 PM
Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro insisted he was not trying to make a statement Friday night when he changed two starters in his lineup.
Perhaps not. But the entire team seemed to get the message.
The Bulls won their third game of the season in impressive...
| Nov 9, 2008
Not only do the Bulls no longer have a crowded backcourt, the number of their available players is dwindling as well.
With Kirk Hinrich, Drew Gooden, Larry Hughes and Michael Ruffin injured and in street clothes, the Bulls dressed just 10 players...
| Nov 11, 2008
| 10:34 PM
As a captain for the second year, Luol Deng has vowed to be more vocal this season.
His plea Tuesday night came through loud and clear.
"C'mon guys!" Deng shouted to his teammates after Hawks big man Al Horford beat Joakim Noah downcourt yet again to...
| Apr 8, 2008
| 9:22 PM
One year ago this month, the Bulls finished off a historic first-round sweep of the defending NBA champion Heat at a packed and raucous American Airlines Arena.
Tuesday night, in a collapse fitting for such a shockingly underachieving season, the Bulls...