| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2008
| 10:31 PM
If you like drama—or possibly consuming antacids— the Bulls are your team.
Shrugging off a demoralizing overtime loss Tuesday in Charlotte, the Bulls somehow pulled out a 115-109 overtime victory over the Clippers on Wednesday night at the...
| 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....
| 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 12, 2009
| 9:39 PM
Luol Deng said Monday night that the United Center felt like opening night because of the excitement surrounding his return from an ankle injury, Kirk Hinrich's return from thumb surgery and Thabo Sefolosha's return from the flu.
But his statement took...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2009
Somewhere, Craig Ehlo is wincing out of reflex. Longtime former Cavaliers coach Lenny Wilkens must be wearing a pained expression. And Gerald Wilkins, another famous victim, surely just grimaced.
Granted, the Bulls' 102-93 overtime victory Thursday night...
| Jan 19, 2009
| 8:31 PM
If you want a reason why the Bulls haven't put together a three-game win streak since April 2007 or have failed to win consecutive road games this season, this is as good as any:
Their mental lapses often drop their basketball IQ to that of a rec-...
| Jan 21, 2009
The Bulls have been in more stretch runs than a thoroughbred racehorse this season, blowing fourth-quarter opportunities more often than not.
That trend continued Tuesday night at the United Center when the Bulls faltered in the fourth quarter of a 105-...
| Jan 25, 2009
As Kevin McHale exited his postgame news conference, the Timberwolves coach spotted an old friend standing with a young kid.
McHale hugged the kid, leaned down and said, "How in the world did we win that game?"
The reeling Bulls were asking a similar...