| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Among the byproducts of the Bulls having their starters intact only 19 times, going 15-4 in those games, are the development of players such as Nikola Mirotic and Tony Snell and bigger roles assumed by Aaron Brooks and others.
This depth gives coach Tom...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:41 AM
The Bulls improved to 45-29 with their home victory over the Knicks. Here are three observations.
Jimmy Butler is on an efficient offensive roll.
The All-Star guard followed posting 23 points on just eight shots in Toronto with 18 points on nine shots...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:28 PM
There are myriad ways to measure the supreme confidence and optimism emanating from the Bulls these days, from Derrick Rose scrimmaging hard for a second straight day Tuesday to the depth that has developed through the various injuries to the health...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
All the parsing of Derrick Rose’s words, the will-he-or-won’t-he speculation over his return and analysis of his play exists outside the Bulls’ realm.
Behind the closed doors of the Advocate Center, where Rose participated in the...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:08 PM
Saturday's victory over the hapless Knicks accomplished two things for the Bulls:
• It made Tom Thibodeau the 11th coach to post at least a .549 winning percentage in his first five full NBA seasons.
• And it quietly continued the Bulls'...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Maybe “60 Minutes” should do a piece on the Bulls’ latest flare-up.
Only the show should be called “32 Minutes.”
After coach Tom Thibodeau revealed that Joakim Noah did not play down the stretch Sunday in Oklahoma City...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:20 PM
Reclining in front of his locker stall at the Air Canada Centre late Wednesday with a smile on his face, Joakim Noah put it best.
"Two games in a week is unheard of," Noah said. "I'm hoping I can use that time to get some lifts in and get my body right....
| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Not only did the Bulls sweep the four-game season series from the Raptors with their 116-103 comeback victory, they moved 11/2 games ahead in the race for the Eastern Conference's third seed. Jimmy Butler's 23 points led five Bulls in...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 3:19 PM
The shots kept coming.
Five made corner 3-pointers, followed by five made wing 3-pointers, followed by five made 3-pointers from the top of the key and then the same routine on the other side of the court and back again.
Whenever Derrick Rose moved to...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 9:07 PM
Midway through the fourth quarter, an off-balance Nikola Mirotic surged to the rim and knocked in a difficult layup while getting hacked by Tyler Hansbrough.
In a rare display of emotion, the bearded 24-year-old rookie signaled the "and-one" — and...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:17 AM
It’s a recurring headline with Derrick Rose.
It’s also a recurring headache.
And a recurring doubt, frustration, anger, you-name-it.
“Contact next hurdle for Rose,’’ read the top of K.C. Johnson’s piece in Monday&...