| Oct 17, 2008
| 9:37 PM
All week, Deron Williams had done his detached, NBA best to downplay his return here. But when the orange-clad love started showering down during player introductions, he waved once, then twice and the cheers just got louder.
Forty feet away, Derrick...
| Oct 18, 2008
| 10:44 PM
Luol Deng says nothing has changed.
What he means, we have to assume, is that the added money of a new contract has not altered his personality. Nor has it made him a better player.
But as Deng spoke before the Bulls' 88-80 exhibition loss to the Utah...
| Oct 21, 2008
| 10:25 PM
Vinny Del Negro likes to insist nothing should be read into his exhibition starting lineups.
Doesn't he know what Bulls fans do for a hobby and sportswriters do for a living?
Only two exhibitions remain after Tuesday night's 109-105 victory over the...
| Oct 24, 2008
| 9:26 PM
If Scott Skiles' return as coach of the Bucks for Friday's preseason finale and Tuesday's regular season opener doesn't start a rivalry with the Bulls, maybe this will:
Andres Nocioni's hard foul on Richard Jefferson late in the first half of the Bulls'...
| Oct 28, 2008
| 10:41 PM
The Bulls were well-versed in off-the-charts expectations long before Derrick Rose arrived as the can't-miss kid.
Picked by many to contend for last season's Eastern Conference championship, those expectations crushed a team's previously selfless...
| Oct 31, 2008
| 9:26 PM
Growing up a Celtics fan in Springfield, Mass., Vinny Del Negro revealed he attended Game 5 of the 1976 NBA Finals, a triple overtime victory over the Suns that many consider the greatest game in league history.
If you're a Bulls fan, Friday night...
| Nov 2, 2008
| 12:20 AM
By all accounts, Derrick Rose is one of those players who becomes more assertive as he becomes more assimilated.
Saturday night at the United Center, in part prodded by a pregame talk from coach Vinny Del Negro, Rose's pass-first, shoot-later mentality...
| Nov 5, 2008
| 10:07 PM
Just less than eight minutes remained in the second quarter of the Bulls' 107-93 loss to the Cavaliers on Wednesday night when Ben Gordon fired a pass out of bounds that had been intended for Andres Nocioni.
As the ball rattled off the scorer's table,...
| Nov 7, 2008
| 9:39 PM
Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro insisted he was not trying to make a statement Friday night when he changed two starters in his lineup.
Perhaps not. But the entire team seemed to get the message.
The Bulls won their third game of the season in impressive...
| Nov 9, 2008
Not only do the Bulls no longer have a crowded backcourt, the number of their available players is dwindling as well.
With Kirk Hinrich, Drew Gooden, Larry Hughes and Michael Ruffin injured and in street clothes, the Bulls dressed just 10 players...
| Apr 5, 2008
| 9:57 PM
The Washington Wizards are jockeying for better playoff position. The Bulls simply are trying to stave off elimination from the Eastern Conference postseason party.
Playing without two of their stars— Antawn Jamison (right shoulder sprain) and...
| Apr 9, 2008
| 9:12 PM
The Magic has clinched the Eastern Conference playoff's third seed. The Bulls have clinched a trip to Secaucus, N.J., for the draft lottery.
Players are acknowledging the difficulty in finding motivation at the end of a demoralizing season.