| May 6, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Don’t look now, and Derrick Rose apparently isn’t, but the Bulls franchise player’s image could become a five-alarm fire in the next two weeks.
I didn’t think there was anything worse than Rose’s sitting on the bench in...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:01 PM
I'm trying to read the tea leaves about the Bulls, and it's not easy.
Our dear Bullies took small forward Tony Snell out of New Mexico and power forward Erik Murphy out of Florida in the NBA draft, which tells me nothing. Snell is a tall, athletic...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Feeling left out during this free-agent frenzy, Magic fans?
Well, your time is coming.
More on LaMarcus Aldridge later.
The Magic have acquired some pieces in their rebuild, but they need a star and preferably two.
They could have enough cap...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:02 AM
As Derrick Rose continually dominated the Miami Heat's ball boys during pregame warmups at AmericanAirlines Arena, it became increasingly clear that the Chicago Bulls were largely playing for the future these past two weeks.
Without Rose, as...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:07 PM
"Hi Dad. [Pauses, looks at TV.] ESPN Classic?"
"Yeah. Today's the 10-year anniversary of the classic Four Man Bulls game. Your mother and I watched it with you in the crib."
"But I don't get it—'Four Man Bulls game?' "
"It was this crazy...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:58 PM
By tipoff of the Bulls' 88-65 blowout loss to the Heat on Monday night, it became clear the United Center crowd would begin the game as short-handed as the team it came to watch.
Due to either low interest or heavy traffic related to Monday's rare rush-...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:38 AM
The crowd arrived late. The Bulls didn’t arrive at all. Ba-bum-cha!
Each seat in the United Center held a poster proclaiming “Next Man Up.’’ There just weren’t enough men -- or women or children -- to hold them up.
| May 15, 2013
| 6:52 PM
And so it ends. No more basketball. No more games. No more 2013 Chicago Bulls.
The season started with fans talking about who wasn't there. It ended with fans talking about who was. It started with hope for The Return. It ended with the return of hope....
| May 7, 2013
| 4:04 AM
No Derrick Rose, no Kirk Hinrich, no Luol Deng, no problem for the Chicago Bulls who rip away home court advantage from the Miami Heat and suddenly make things interesting in the NBA East. The Bulls scored the last ten points of the game, Nate Robinson&...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Here in Chicago, sports talk has become consumed by snide disdain for star point guard Derrick Rose as he remains on the bench during the playoffs while the Bulls hobble on after an impressive if battering series against the Brooklyn Nets. Now that they&...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:23 PM
For pure entertainment, the Bulls have delivered as much compelling drama in the playoffs as anything Chicago's theater district has to offer. "The Book of Mormon" has nothing on "The Gospel According to Thibs."
They captured the imagination of a city...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:45 PM
NEW YORK — Over lunch in Las Vegas last summer, Bulls general manager Gar Forman and free-agent NBA center Jason Collins met to discuss what Collins might offer Chicago.
The word pioneer never came up.
"A very, very impressive guy,'' Forman...