| Nov 18, 2008
| 11:03 PM
Not surprisingly, Phil Jackson's memories of the Bulls' annual extended November trip are more pleasant than what has happened since he left.
"We looked forward to it," the Lakers' coach said Tuesday night.
That's because his Bulls teams went 38-23 on...
| Nov 19, 2008
| 10:57 PM
With so many lowlights, it's tough to know where to begin dissecting the Bulls' 116-74 drubbing at the hands of the Trail Blazers Wednesday night at Rose Garden.
Here's one attempt: Wet paper towels offer more resistance than the Bulls' big men.
| Nov 22, 2008
| 7:19 AM
Perhaps this is to solve the Bulls' big man woes: Start four guards.
Better yet, this is the way to respond to an embarrassing 42-point loss the previous game: Move the ball, shoot well and put it in Derrick Rose's hands down the stretch.
Rose scored 23...
| Nov 23, 2008
| 10:04 PM
Lindsey Hunter has seen this movie before: A taut game, a leader needed and Chauncey Billups in the thick of it all.
"He's a winner," Hunter said of his former Pistons teammate.
The Bulls blew a prime opportunity Sunday night at the Pepsi Center,...
| Nov 25, 2008
Immediately after the Bulls' scintillating 101-100 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night, Larry Hughes put his aching body through his nightly postgame ritual.
The right shoulder was wrapped. Into the ice bucket went both ankles. And with every...
| Nov 30, 2008
| 7:49 PM
When the highlight shows roll on the Bulls' 103-92 victory Sunday over the 76ers, they will focus on Derrick Rose's spectacular block, ankle-breaking drive and one-handed alley-oop dunk — understandably so.
Rose's full-length sprint to block...
| Dec 2, 2008
| 10:27 PM
Larry Hughes didn't need the Bulls' 103-95 overtime loss to the 76ers to remind him that games are played on the court, not on paper.
That's why the veteran guard offered the vocal equivalent of a shoulder shrug when asked about Tuesday starting a...
| 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.