| May 6, 2013
| 7:15 PM
How in the world are the Bulls doing this? Somehow they managed to drag themselves past the first round and into a series against hated Miami. All this while Joakim Noah can barely walk. And Nate Robinson was puking his guts out against Brooklyn. And Luol...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Winning 45 games with 15 starting lineups that didn't include Derrick Rose demonstrated Tom Thibodeau's coaching ability even more than the Bulls posting the NBA's best regular-season record in his each of his first two seasons.
The Bulls did it with...
| Apr 23, 2013
NEW YORK — Fans flocked to the Barclays Center for Game 2 on Monday night between the Bulls and Nets fully expecting to see a key trio take control of this series.
Indeed, a Big Three did.
Except the players weren't Nets stars Deron Williams,...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Thanks to an injury, Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) is watching the NBA playoffs from well off the sidelines. So he did what any athlete with a smartphone would do: He angrily live-tweeted the L.A. Lakers' loss to San Antonio in Game 1 on Sunday.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:00 PM
This was never about the wait.
Within 11 months of coming together LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were in the NBA Finals.
No, this was always about the weight.
Because no team these past three seasons, perhaps ever, has played...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Even with the Bulls and Brooklyn playing Game 3 of their playoff series Thursday, we had football and on the brain. Maybe it's because the Bulls have been black and blue all season, or because Mel Kiper's hair helmet is unavoidable. Whatever the case,...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
I bought a Nate Robinson jersey this weekend because I'm not sure he'll be a Bull next year. You read that right. Because I don't think he'll be back, I bought his jersey.
This does not happen often. Chicago fans don't run out to buy as much merchandise...
| 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
| 6:26 PM
The Bulls were in an almost-must-win situation against Miami on Monday at the United Center. Win, and they turn it into a best-of-three series. Lose, and they're practically sunk with Game 5 on Wednesday in Miami.
Well, it was the second scenario that...
| 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 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Always, for teams climbing the mountain, there are nights like this, when their breathing's labored, and their opponent plays hard, and there's healthy spasms of doubt if they're who everyone thinks they are.
So it was late into Game 5 of the Heat's 94-...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:59 PM
MIAMI — If a special Bulls season defined by perseverance and patience was going to end Wednesday night, it was going to end like this.
With the defending NBA champion Heat feeling threatened until the last possession and lucky to escape a 94-91...