| Feb 4, 2008
| 10:13 PM
Like truckers at tollbooths and school buses dropping off elementary schoolchildren, the Bulls have encountered plenty of speed bumps this season.
The latest are more injuries as Tyrus Thomas sat with a sprained left foot and Kirk Hinrich left in the...
| 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 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 22, 2008
| 10:50 PM
Early Friday night, new Bulls Larry Hughes and Drew Gooden were sharing their experience of starting for the Cavaliers in last year's NBA Finals, and that destination seemed like a faraway dream.
Then, with those two and Shannon Brown and Cedric...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2008
| 9:52 PM
The Bulls have performed disappearing acts so many times this season that this one stood out for what didn't leave American Airlines Center.
Kirk Hinrich had long since waved goodbye, earning two quick technical fouls and an ejection in...
| Feb 27, 2008
| 10:01 PM
Despite their underachieving ways—and now because of them—the Bulls are engaged in some serious competition.
The first is for a playoff spot, and their 113-107 victory Wednesday night over the Pacers in a rare triumph at Conseco Fieldhouse...
| Feb 29, 2008
| 8:38 PM
The timeout needed no grease board to scribble strategy, no X-and-O instruction whatsoever.
Given that he strode to halfcourt to call it, Jim Boylan could have used smoke signals to communicate his displeasure, such was the amount of steam exiting his...
| 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...