| May 3, 2009
BOSTON -- The 43rd season in Bulls franchise history unofficially started when the winning Ping-Pong-ball combination of 11-7-9-13 from last May's draft lottery kept No. 1 pick Derrick Rose in his hometown.
It officially ended Saturday night at TD...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 4:00 PM
This is a big moment in this mailbag's history.
Last season, a regular contributor and astute questioner asked one of the most burning--and obscure--questions in NBA history: Could Steve Kerr ever bench press 250 pounds?
I never ran into Kerr last...
| Feb 12, 2009
| 10:14 PM
Given two chances in the final 6.5 seconds to defeat the Bulls on Thursday night at the United Center, the Miami Heat knew precisely what it was doing the second time around.
Watching what the Bulls did not do defensively on Miami's previous inbounds...
| Feb 19, 2009
MILWAUKEE — The Bulls' bus ride to Wisconsin on Wednesday afternoon sounded quiet for reasons beyond the fact that manic Andres Nocioni and free-spirited Drew Gooden weren't on it.
With those two players heading to Sacramento along with Cedric...
| Feb 21, 2009
With Tim Thomas still out East, Jerome James still injured and John Salmons and Brad Miller in street clothes, the Bulls dressed eight players Friday night at the United Center.
"Seven-and-a-half," cracked Lindsey Hunter, in a nod to his 38 years....
| Feb 23, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Maybe the Bulls should go back to dressing only eight players.
The sense of urgency and desperation that had defined back-to-back victories since the All-Star break vanished Sunday in a flat performance at Conseco Fieldhouse, where...
| Feb 25, 2009
Tim Thomas is a fan of saying basketball is basketball, which might be another way of saying if you need him, he will be hanging at the three-point line.
But Thomas and the Bulls did make the game look ridiculously easy Tuesday night at the United Center...
| Feb 26, 2009
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — During crunch time of a very winnable game Wednesday night, the Nets turned to All-Star guard Devin Harris. The Bulls opted for Tyrus Thomas.
You do the math.
Any way you add it up, the scoreboard read Nets 111, Bulls 99...
| Feb 28, 2009
WASHINGTON — For the country's sake, let's hope President Barack Obama's stimulus package is more effective than his pep talk to the Bulls.
For the Bulls' sake, Friday night had better serve as the nadir if the playoffs and progress are goals.
| Mar 1, 2009
It is a word tossed about so often in sports that not enough weight is attached to it.
Every team strives for it; few master it. The Bulls play with it like a kitten pushes around a ball of string.
But Saturday night, they at least...
| Mar 4, 2009
CHARLOTTE — The depth that defined the impressive victory over Orlando and desperation that underscored the comeback victory over Houston weren't here Tuesday night.
Listlessness and sloppiness replaced those elements as the Bulls succumbed...