| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The Bulls improved to 4-1 with a workmanlike, 95-86 victory Wednesday over the Bucks in Milwaukee. Here are three observations:
The offensive depth should be here to stay.
The Bulls feature talented offensive players. Perhaps more important, they...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:18 AM
Nobody’s sure who’s in charge of Derrick Rose’s availability each game, but it’s starting to look as if that person is --- are you sitting down? --- Rose himself.
More importantly, the person in charge of Rose’s...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:32 AM
The past three years couldn't zoom by soon enough for Nikola Mirotic.
The last time the Bulls had a European player with his size and skill set, the team was able to pull off its second three-peat. Of course, this isn't to suggest that Niko, as he's...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Bulls improved to 6-2 with a 102-91 victory Monday over the Pistons in which the lineup of Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy, Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol played together for the first time.
Here are three observations:
Ask Jimmy Butler...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Kobe Bryant wanted Pau Gasol to return to the Lakers. Phil Jackson asked Gasol to try the Knicks. The Spurs and Thunder offered the veteran big man money, a starting role and a title chance.
But the Bulls were intriguing to him. So last July, in a...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Trying to sort out their worst start in 57 years, the Lakers might have uncovered a revelation.
Their second-best player is not Jeremy Lin so far. Or Carlos Boozer.
It's Jordan Hill.
Hill signed an unexpectedly large contract during the off-season,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:26 PM
There's never a good occasion for an injury, but from the Orlando Magic's perspective, this is an especially rotten time for big man Kyle O'Quinn to be nursing a sprained left ankle.
A game against the hard-nosed Chicago Bulls looms Tuesday night.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In 2012, Taj Gibson said before the home opener that he wouldn’t take the Bulls’ latest offer on a contract extension. Postgame, after in-game negotiations, Gibson signed a four-year, $33 million deal minutes before the deadline.
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:34 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Wearing a brace to protect the left ankle he sprained the night before, Derrick Rose warmed up for 30 minutes before the Bulls' 106-105 victory over the Timberwolves on Saturday night and got listed as a starter.
Then Rose sat,...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Derrick Rose said he'd likely play Tuesday vs. the Magic as the Bulls begin four games in five nights. The Bulls won in Minnesota 106-105 on Saturday without him, improving to 2-1. Here are three observations:
The days of last season’s sluggish...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Kobe Bryant tried to shoot the Lakers to victory. Again and again.
Lakers fans felt every one of his attempts at Staples Center, groaning when he missed and celebrating when he scored.
Bryant's 39 points weren't enough, which made one wonder, when...