| Mar 22, 2009
The Lakers began a season-long seven-game trip Saturday night at the United Center, and any longtime Bulls fan knows that means time for Phil Jackson to pass out books to his players.
"Kids don't read anymore," Jackson said. "They just watch things. I...
| Mar 25, 2009
With Derrick Rose sitting on the bench in his uniform and sweats Tuesday night, many in the crowd of 20,502 might not have known injury forced the rookie guard to miss his first game of the season.
But if the left-handed high-fives weren't enough of a...
| Mar 27, 2009
For all the talk about who started Thursday night, the Bulls showed once again why finishing is most important.
Hours after coach Vinny Del Negro raised eyebrows by starting Kirk Hinrich for the banged-up Derrick Rose, the Bulls continued to turn the...
| Mar 29, 2009
Vinny Del Negro doesn't do Scott Skiles-style fist pumps. Tyrus Thomas isn't quite as demonstrative as Tyson Chandler. And Derrick Rose is — how to put this nicely? — a tad quicker than Chris Duhon.
Save for holdovers Kirk Hinrich, Ben Gordon...
| Mar 30, 2009
TORONTO — The next time Vinny Del Negro talks about "getting after it defensively," smile, nod your head and go back to dreaming about the Bulls playing with a red-white-and-blue basketball.
ABA-type shootouts are the norm now, no matter if the...
| Apr 1, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Kirk Hinrich sported a gash above his right eye that required five stitches, and he hobbled on a severely sprained left ankle to play 39 minutes.
He had little choice.
With John Salmons sidelined by a sore groin, the Bulls were down...
| Apr 5, 2009
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As a radio host, "Zakk" was never afraid to explore the lighter, or the darker, side of sports.
While at KSJO-FM in San Francisco, his show performed a live exorcism for the defending AFC...
| Apr 8, 2009
Tuesday's first timeout brought a video tribute to Michael Jordan for his Hall of Fame selection the previous day.
The second stoppage featured a similar salute to Jerry Sloan, who played and coached for the Bulls but will be going to Springfield, Mass.,...
| Apr 10, 2009
It's a good thing Philadelphia's Spectrum is being torn down this fall.
After the Bulls lost a taut game in the closing seconds there March 13, Vinny Del Negro almost unhinged a coach's office door with a vicious slam, his frustration palpable as his...
| Jun 27, 2008
Derrick Rose likes to attract attention about as much as he likes committing turnovers, so a seersucker suit and bow tie definitely weren't part of his equation Thursday night.
Nevertheless, Rose is all dressed up with somewhere to go after the Bulls...