| Feb 2, 2008
| 10:57 PM
The Bulls' offense received an injection of hope Saturday, even if Pau Gasol took his 18.9 points per game from the Grizzlies to the Lakers.
Ben Gordon returned from missing five games with a sprained right wrist to score a team-high 33 points, and Joe...
| Feb 6, 2008
| 11:22 PM
The number of healthy and available players keeps dwindling, but the Bulls' chances haven't in the woebegone Eastern Conference playoff picture.
Remarkably, even after the short-handed Bulls fell 100-97 to the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night at the Rose...
| Feb 7, 2008
| 11:26 PM
This one was looking a bit like Mission Impossible.
The Bulls were playing their third game in four nights on the road Thursday night without three of their top four scorers—Ben Gordon, Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich all were out injured. The Golden...
| Feb 9, 2008
| 10:28 PM
Luol Pipp? Wally Gordon? Kirk "Wally Pipp" Hinrich?
When the Bulls' Lame Three are ready to play again, will they get back in the lineup with the way the Bulls have closed this Western Conference trip?
Saturday night's 97-87 loss to the Utah Jazz—...
| Feb 12, 2008
| 10:31 PM
A team strolled around the United Center floor Tuesday night with its collective chests puffed, a quiet confidence that it could overcome deficits to pull away and win at any time.
In recent seasons, that team used to be the Bulls, something Tyson...
| Feb 14, 2008
| 9:05 PM
With three days of no Bulls basketball thanks to the All-Star break, there's plenty of time for some math.
Over the last three seasons, the Bulls have averaged a 19-11 record after the All-Star Game.
Even a sportswriter can figure out a similar finish...
| Feb 20, 2008
| 7:51 PM
With the NBA's trade deadline coming Thursday, perhaps there's still time for general manager John Paxson to swing an oft-suggested deal for the long-lost A.J. Guyton.
That seems to be the only way the Bulls ever can defeat the Nets at IZOD Center.
| Feb 24, 2008
| 8:51 PM
For at least Sunday night, veteran experience or not, Larry Hughes and Drew Gooden were just like Joakim Noah, Tyrus Thomas or Thabo Sefolosha.
One video session on Saturday, one walk-through Sunday morning and a quick toss into the fire of competition...
| Mar 7, 2008
| 9:26 PM
Shortly after Doc Rivers joked about how he and Jim Boylan comprised the first All-Marquette coaching matchup in NBA history, the Celtics' coach turned serious.
"I think they're going to be in the playoffs," Rivers said of the Bulls. "They could be our...
| Mar 11, 2008
| 10:53 PM
For 48 blessed minutes of game action, the focus finally shifted from insubordination, oversleeping and off-the-court silliness to basketball.
For 48 minutes, the Bulls resembled the hard-working, scrappy bunch that used teamwork instead of tantrums to...
| Mar 14, 2008
| 11:17 PM
Ben Gordon screamed in frustration.
Luol Deng waved off reporters.
Drew Gooden uttered something unprintable.
Kirk Hinrich ducked out a door, perhaps in search of Louis Williams.
The speedy 76ers guard, along with Rodney Carney, Andre Iguodala and...
| Mar 17, 2008
| 9:10 PM
The collapse came just as dramatically and almost as severely.
That made Monday night's result just as painful and the postgame locker room equally dejected.
Trying to overcome the emotional hangover of blowing an 18-point fourth-quarter lead in a...