| Jan 16, 2009
Somewhere, Craig Ehlo is wincing out of reflex. Longtime former Cavaliers coach Lenny Wilkens must be wearing a pained expression. And Gerald Wilkins, another famous victim, surely just grimaced.
Granted, the Bulls' 102-93 overtime victory Thursday night...
| Jan 19, 2009
| 8:31 PM
If you want a reason why the Bulls haven't put together a three-game win streak since April 2007 or have failed to win consecutive road games this season, this is as good as any:
Their mental lapses often drop their basketball IQ to that of a rec-...
| Jan 28, 2009
| 10:35 PM
Luol Deng, Ben Gordon, Kirk Hinrich and Andres Nocioni have been on three Bulls teams that played 22 playoff games so, believe it or not, they do know something about winning.
And they know enough to know the time is now.
Taking advantage of a woebegone...
| Jan 30, 2009
| 11:10 PM
Typically, a franchise's first victory in 10 tries and more than 11 years in a certain arena would be big news.
But the Bulls' desperation makes their needs more current so, instead, they'll merely savor two straight victories.
The Bulls' 109-88 triumph...
| Feb 3, 2009
| 9:38 PM
If Jerry Krause had been able to sign Tracy McGrady during an ill-fated free-agent chase in 2000, the Bulls would be working on an eight-peat right about now.
Obviously, that's meant as sarcasm because McGrady never has exited the first...
| Feb 4, 2009
| 9:58 PM
When Tyrus Thomas played here last season, he purchased approximately 100 tickets and sent them to his mother for distribution. But he still had to deal with the inherent stress of who got what.
Not this season.
"I'm not doing that again," the Baton...
| Feb 7, 2009
| 9:52 PM
With a victory Saturday night, the Bulls would have won five games on a road trip for the first time in 12 years.
Of more significance, however, was an apparent turning point for a team that appeared dysfunctional and disjointed just two weeks ago.
| Feb 10, 2009
| 9:42 PM
Tyrus Thomas didn't just help spearhead an improbable comeback Tuesday night at the United Center.
He further flamed a debate.
The Bulls' 107-02 victory over the Pistons doesn't happen without Thomas' monstrous fourth quarter, Ben Gordon's four-point...
| Feb 12, 2009
| 10:14 PM
Given two chances in the final 6.5 seconds to defeat the Bulls on Thursday night at the United Center, the Miami Heat knew precisely what it was doing the second time around.
Watching what the Bulls did not do defensively on Miami's previous inbounds...
| Feb 13, 2009
Shawn Marion's dunk with 1.1 seconds left gave the visiting Miami Heat a 95-93 win over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
Dwyane Wade, selected as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star game this weekend in Phoenix, scored 24 points....
| Feb 21, 2009
With Tim Thomas still out East, Jerome James still injured and John Salmons and Brad Miller in street clothes, the Bulls dressed eight players Friday night at the United Center.
"Seven-and-a-half," cracked Lindsey Hunter, in a nod to his 38 years....
| Oct 9, 2008
| 10:09 PM
An announced crowd of 16,440 visited the United Center on Thursday night to see the Bulls debuts of No. 1 pick Derrick Rose and coach Vinny Del Negro.
Nobody knows if their respective careers will arc to triumphant points where, one day, 30,000 will...