| Apr 21, 2009
BOSTON — Joakim Noah sat in stunned silence late Monday night, ice packs on both knees, a blank stare on his sour face.
The Bulls had just lost a 118-115 gut-wrencher to the Celtics, tying their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at a game...
| Apr 24, 2009
Commissioner David Stern joked before Thursday night's Game 3 that Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf had called him the Grim Reaper because of home teams' tendency to lose when Stern attends their playoff games.
The Bulls' 107-86 loss to the Celtics,...
| Apr 26, 2009
| 4:12 PM
If there's any justice in the Bulls' universe, Norm Van Lier spent his Sunday afternoon high above the United Center, maybe sharing a drink with his friend Jimi Hendrix, and smiling at what transpired in the new Madhouse on Madison.
Van Lier's widow,...
| Apr 29, 2009
BOSTON -- Root canal surgery is more relaxing than these Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Given that the series made NBA history with its third overtime game, it might take less time too.
The Celtics outlasted the Bulls 106-104 in another overtime...
| May 1, 2009
This Eastern Conference quarterfinal series has changed time zones and blood pressures, featured stunning individual performances and selfless team play and traveled through six indescribable games to lead to one fitting conclusion:
Win or go...
| 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 14, 2010
| 1:13 PM
The Bulls begin a stretch of 10 of 12 games on the road Thursday night in Boston. That means I'll be more acquainted with your questions than my wife and kids in the very near future.
Whether that's a good thing or not is debatable. This is not: Your...
| 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...