| 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.
| Apr 11, 2008
| 8:44 PM
Do it again.
That's basically the challenge management issues when Joakim Noah and Tyrus Thomas flash signs of greatness, as they did Friday night at the United Center in the Bulls' 100-95 victory over the Cavaliers.
Be prepared. Be consistent. Be...
| Apr 13, 2008
| 8:37 PM
A year ago, Larry Hughes was preparing for a lengthy playoff run that culminated in an NBA Finals appearance with Cleveland.
Sunday night at the United Center, Hughes had plenty of time to reminisce, logging a Bulls season-low 12 minutes in a 104-84...
| Apr 14, 2008
| 8:47 PM
Tyrus Thomas lost a contact lens during the first quarter of the Bulls' stunning 151-135 victory over the Bucks on Monday night at the Bradley Center.
But instead of turning into The Gang Who Couldn't See or Shoot Straight, the Bulls shot the lights...
| Apr 16, 2008
| 9:35 PM
If you're just crawling out from the rock under which you hid when, say, Scott Skiles got fired or Ben Wallace got traded or another loss followed another off-the-court transgression, here's all you need to know about the Bulls' 42nd season:
On a night...
| Dec 3, 2007
| 10:25 PM
Thus far, the only victim of the Bulls' abysmal start has been the won-lost record.
Monday night at the United Center, the bumbling and stumbling claimed Kirk Hinrich and Tyrus Thomas.
Coach Scott Skiles benched those two starters to open the second...
| Dec 11, 2007
| 8:03 PM
If there's any silver lining to the Bulls' slow start other than, say, lower scalper prices, it's that their poor play hasn't buried them in a supposedly improved Eastern Conference.
Somehow, the Bulls are a mere 1½ games out of the eighth and final...
| Dec 12, 2007
| 9:56 PM
Even if the NBA is a game of runs, rare is the contest that features a team turning a 16-point lead into a 21-point deficit and eventually a 117-102 loss.
Welcome to the 2007-08 Bulls, who continue to find new ways to define underachieving.
| Dec 18, 2007
| 10:55 PM
Even though his fascination with playing for the Bulls has faded, Kobe Bryant heard the United Center cheers, both then and now.
"A couple of my friends played against the Bulls when [the 'Kobe' chants] took place [earlier this season]," Bryant said...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 9:16 PM
After fielding positive question after positive question about Aaron Gray, Bulls coach Scott Skiles paused to warn people about going overboard when a rookie has two straight good games.
A rarely heard sound emanating from the Bulls' postgame locker room...
| Dec 21, 2007
| 7:01 PM
Once, after a game like the Bulls' an unemotional, indifferent 107-82 loss Friday night to the Celtics, former Phoenix coach Cotton Fitzsimmons gathered his players in the locker room and symbolically flushed the toilets.
Just flush this one away and...
| Dec 26, 2007
| 9:34 PM
And then they were 9-17.
And so went the continuation of this discouraging Bulls season here Wednesday night in a 94-79 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
Been there. Seen that.
Somehow, interim coach Pete Myers was unable to get the Bulls shots to go...