| Dec 6, 2008
| 9:41 PM
A lack of consistent production from Bulls big men has been a dominant story line all season, so Ben Gordon decided to take matters in his own hands — or, more accurately, his finger.
With Joakim Noah benched and Tyrus Thomas playing just 5 minutes...
| Dec 9, 2008
| 9:27 PM
As happy as Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni is with Chris Duhon, he joked about how he cursed a couple of times when the Bulls cashed in a 1.7 percent chance to win the draft lottery last May, mere days after he rejected the Bulls' job.
"Chicago is going to...
| Dec 12, 2008
| 8:56 PM
After talking excitedly all week about seeing coach John Calipari and his former college teammates, Derrick Rose's interaction was limited to a brief conversation on a runway as the Bulls landed and the University of Memphis prepared to fly to Washington....
| Dec 13, 2008
| 9:39 PM
Vinny Del Negro has been asked about the inconsistency of his big men so often he could begin charging for answers.
"We would love to have [production]," Del Negro said. "You need a nice balance."
Finally, the Bulls found some, getting energy,...
| Dec 20, 2008
| 9:59 PM
Because broadcasters Bill Wennington and Stacey King were otherwise occupied and unavailable to sign emergency 10-day contracts, the Bulls took another route Saturday night when Drew Gooden and Tyrus Thomas sat with injuries.
| Dec 23, 2008
| 10:12 PM
If Detroit can get Rodney Stuckey to impersonate Allen Iverson, the Bulls need Luol Deng to morph into Luol Deng circa May 2007.
With Iverson sidelined for all but 3 minutes, 16 seconds of the second half because of a strained left groin and missing...
| 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....
| Dec 27, 2008
| 8:31 PM
The Bulls allowed season highs in points, field-goal percentage, field goals made and assists Saturday night in their 129-117 loss to the Hawks at Philips Arena.
Whenever that happens, as it could again in this most dreadful of defensive seasons, the...
| Dec 29, 2008
| 9:21 PM
The streak had to end sometime.
Covering seven straight road losses and all but the final road game of December, the Bulls avoided a winless road month with a gritty 100-87 victory over the Nets on Monday night at the IZOD Center.
Uh, wait. There's...
| Dec 31, 2008
| 7:13 PM
Bulls afternoon games always have had a different, quieter feel to them. The crowd is more family-oriented, less beverage-enhanced.
Yet the United Center could have passed for a library for much of Wednesday's action for reasons that went beyond the 1 p....
| 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 6, 2009
| 9:53 PM
Way back during training camp in October, some people cringed when Drew Gooden called this Bulls season a rebuilding year.
There are two problems with that reaction: Gooden is right, and a team can make the playoffs while rebuilding, particularly in a...