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  • 3-pointers: Breaking down the Bulls' victory

    3-pointers: Breaking down the Bulls' victory
    The Bulls improved to 48-32 with their home victory over the 76ers. Here are three observations: Depleted 76ers' roster or not, Derrick Rose played well. Forget how shorthanded the 76ers were or how they didn't have a point guard to defend Rose....
  • No timetable for injured Nikola Mirotic: 'Going to be a few days'

    No timetable for injured Nikola Mirotic: 'Going to be a few days'
    How long Nikola Mirotic is sidelined depends on how quickly his strained left quadriceps and swollen left knee respond to treatment. But the Bulls’ X-factor is in jeopardy of missing Thursday’s Game 3 at least. “It’s going to...
  • Atlanta Hawks' Mike Budenholzer is NBA coach of the year

    Atlanta Hawks' Mike Budenholzer is NBA coach of the year
    Atlanta Hawks Coach Mike Budenholzer was honored as the NBA coach of the year on Tuesday, an award that moved him to tears as he spoke about the people who meant so much to his career. His players. His father. Danny Ferry. And, of course, Gregg...
  • Bucks turn Game 2 into a slugfest but still can't beat Bulls

     Bucks turn Game 2 into a slugfest but still can't beat Bulls
    The first-half score made you think it was a Knicks-Bulls playoff game from the mid-'90s. Where were Dennis Rodman and Charles Oakley? Their closest facsimiles Monday night were John Henson and Aaron Brooks. Not quite the Mayweather- Pacquiao undercard,...
  • Bulls showing their age, in a good way

    Bulls showing their age, in a good way
    You can't blame Milwaukee if it has a big brother complex when it comes to Chicago. The Bucks haven't had success anywhere close to what the Bulls have had in the past 30 years. Even the games in Wisconsin feel like Bulls home games. Then there's...
  • Balanced Bulls get big game from Jimmy Butler, go up 2-0 on Bucks

    Balanced Bulls get big game from Jimmy Butler, go up 2-0 on Bucks
    There's an enduring image from the 2011 Eastern Conference finals, the last Bulls playoff run Derrick Rose successfully navigated at full health. It's of Heat forward LeBron James switching onto Rose late in games and, more often than not, smothering...
  • Bulls' Mike Dunleavy likes his chances to finally get past 1st round

    Bulls' Mike Dunleavy likes his chances to finally get past 1st round
    This is Mike Dunleavy's 13th NBA season. He has never reached the second round of the playoffs. In fact, until last season, his first with the Bulls, Dunleavy had never played on a team with a winning record. His sub-.500 Pacers lost to the Bulls in...
  • Taj Gibson plays bigger role than Nikola Mirotic in Game 1

    Taj Gibson plays bigger role than Nikola Mirotic in Game 1
    Tom Thibodeau wouldn't touch the subject after Sunday's practice. But he answered the question with his playing time distribution in Game 1, using Taj Gibson almost twice as much as Nikola Mirotic. Gibson's ability to guard multiple positions seems a...
  • Love, Irving, Davis ready for the NBA playoff debuts

    Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are NBA veterans in every sense of the word. They are multi-time All-Stars, 3-point contest champions and both have played integral roles on Team USA, with Love winning Olympic gold in 2012 and Irving capturing the world...
  • Bulls' Mirotic rising at right time

    Bulls' Mirotic rising at right time
    Other than a passing mention in "The Great Gatsby," there haven't been many Montenegro references in American pop culture. So if and when one Montenegrin, Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic, wins the NBA Rookie of the Year award, it likely will be headline...
  • Monday's recap: Bulls 113, Nets 86

    Monday's recap: Bulls 113, Nets 86
    The summary Derrick Rose didn't play in the fourth quarter. This time, he didn't have to. The Bulls cruised to a 113-86 blowout of the Nets on Monday night at the Barclays Center, clinching home-court advantage in the first round and moving a half-game...