| Jan 9, 2009
| 9:52 PM
Close to 90 minutes before the Bulls' 98-86 victory over the Wizards Friday night at the United Center, Tyrus Thomas held court in the locker room, teasing Ben Gordon about his height.
"What are you, Ben, about 5-8?" Thomas asked of the guard...
| Jan 11, 2009
Some will remember Saturday as the night the Bulls lost to the team with the league's worst record, a 109-98 overtime debacle to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Others will remember it as the night Vinny Del Negro channeled his inner Ditka and finally fired...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2009
MILWAUKEE — The Bulls' bus ride to Wisconsin on Wednesday afternoon sounded quiet for reasons beyond the fact that manic Andres Nocioni and free-spirited Drew Gooden weren't on it.
With those two players heading to Sacramento along with Cedric...
| Feb 21, 2009
With Tim Thomas still out East, Jerome James still injured and John Salmons and Brad Miller in street clothes, the Bulls dressed eight players Friday night at the United Center.
"Seven-and-a-half," cracked Lindsey Hunter, in a nod to his 38 years....
| Oct 10, 2008
| 8:29 PM
For one third-quarter stretch during Friday night's 102-95 loss to the Pacers at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Vinny Del Negro's vision coalesced.
Players, most notably Thabo Sefolosha, guarded passing lanes and forced turnovers. Lanes were filled....
| Oct 17, 2008
| 9:37 PM
All week, Deron Williams had done his detached, NBA best to downplay his return here. But when the orange-clad love started showering down during player introductions, he waved once, then twice and the cheers just got louder.
Forty feet away, Derrick...
| Oct 18, 2008
| 10:44 PM
Luol Deng says nothing has changed.
What he means, we have to assume, is that the added money of a new contract has not altered his personality. Nor has it made him a better player.
But as Deng spoke before the Bulls' 88-80 exhibition loss to the Utah...
| 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'...
| 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...