| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In NBA playoff parlance, we call this a gift.
The beaten-up, struggling, Derrick-Rose-less Bulls get a first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, perhaps the dumbest team in the league.
The Bulls won three of the four games against the Nets...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:43 PM
This time, the Bulls were hurting for reasons other than injury.
Welcoming back critical rotation pieces in Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson, the Bulls' defense was battered and bruised as the Trail Blazers cruised to a 99-89 victory that wasn't that close...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Nate Robinson showcased the full effect of his mercurial nature, goading J.J. Barea into a technical foul, stuffing the box score with 22 points and 10 assists and making sure the postgame locker room sounded like detention hall with...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:45 PM
The United Center faithful haven't forgotten how to use the "MVP" chant.
Dormant all season with Derrick Rose sidelined, Joakim Noah forced its special appearance with a game for the ages.
Noah answered coach Tom Thibodeau's call for more intensity,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:54 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Eighteen years ago this month, Michael Jordan, wearing No. 45, made his dramatic comeback from retirement and a baseball experiment at this city's old Market Square Arena.
In this age of instantaneous reaction and social media...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Nobody said victories would be pretty anymore.
Pretty first left the building when Derrick Rose lay in a crumpled heap April 28, his left ACL snapped. Throw in injuries to rotation regulars Kirk Hinrich, Richard Hamilton and Taj Gibson and the need for...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:28 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Joakim Noah didn't get much sleep during the All-Star Game break in Houston, but he could rest easy after going all out Tuesday night.
"Joakim was everywhere," coach Tom Thibodeau said after the Bulls' 96-87 victory in New Orleans....
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:32 PM
SALT LAKE CITY -- The boos rained down early on Friday night from the Jazz faithful. But by night's end, they had changed to "Booz" inside a giddy Bulls locker room.
Carlos Boozer overcame early foul trouble and a late technical to score 11 straight...
| Jan 22, 2013
Shot after shot before Monday night's Bulls-Lakers game at the United Center, Derrick Rose smoothly lofted high-arching attempts four feet beyond the 3-point line that fell softly through the net.
Five straight baskets represented Rose's longest...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Tom Thibodeau couldn't mask his frustration even after his Bulls nearly overcame a 17-point deficit.
Instead, the coach wondered what could have been had his team made open shots, took better care of the basketball, or worked harder on the boards.
| Jan 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area?
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...