Bulls

Wed, 04/11/2012
Derrick Rose briefly ditched the walking boot protecting his sprained right ankle on Tuesday morning to don gym shoes and walk over, with only a slight limp, to chat idly about him supposedly being done talking about injuries. "Shoot, I thought I was too," Rose said...
Tue, 04/03/2012
Derrick Rose missed his 11th straight game with his injured groin on Monday night, but his recovery continues to gain momentum. In fact, there has been talk of putting Rose through contact as early as Tuesday, a Bulls' off day. Rose has not taken contact since suffering the injury on March 12...
Thu, 03/29/2012
ATLANTA — Lounging before Wednesday's game, Luol Deng chatted casually about the larger left wrist brace he now uses to protect his torn ligament, jokingly chiding an inquirer for guessing incorrectly how many games he had sported it. "Thanks for noticing," Deng said, smiling...
Thu, 03/15/2012
If the Bulls and Heat travel what many consider their ultimate collision course to reprise last season's Eastern Conference finals, the rivalry's storyline played out in tidy fashion after just one quarter Wednesday night at United Center. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade scored all of the Heat's points. All five starters, which didn't feature...
Thu, 03/08/2012
MILWAUKEE — Here's the thing about buzzer-beating game-winners: They turn everybody on the victorious side into kids again. So when Derrick Rose's 20-foot jumper splashed through the net as the clock hit double zero Wednesday night at Bradley Center to give the Bulls a pulsating 106-104 victory over the plucky Bucks, giddiness ensued...
Wed, 01/18/2012
C.J. Watson has wanted no part of the running joke, even in light-hearted private moments. But after scoring 23 points Tuesday night in the Bulls' 118-97 victory over the Suns at United Center, the silliness only will gain steam...
Sun, 01/15/2012
It’s clear the Bulls have re-established themselves as a team worthy of Chicago’s attention, because the city’s ever-twitchy fans are worried about them. Derrick Rose is playing too many minutes and is certain to wear down with so many games compressed into a tight schedule, a consequence of time lost to the N.B.A. lockout. There is no reliable...
Tue, 10/04/2011
First-round pick Nikola Mirotic said the only reason he stayed in this year's NBA draft is because of the strong possibility his rights would be acquired by the Chicago Bulls. In an interview with HoopsHype.com editor-in-chief Jorge Sierra, Mirotic said he was "thrilled by the Chicago option" and was told by Bulls management roughly two to...
Mon, 08/29/2011
Jim Hendry is a hard guy to dislike, which is why the people who worked with him and the reporters who covered him took a somber view of his recent dismissal as Cubs general manager. Not so Cub fans. In their eyes, Hendry bore the responsibility for two-and-a-half seasons of truly bad baseball on the North Side, more so than any of his...
Thu, 08/25/2011
The Chicago Bulls announced their television schedule on Thursday, even though the NBA lockout continues to leave many pessimistic a full, 82-game schedule will be played. The Bulls are currently scheduled to appear on national television 48 times, the most since the 1997-98 championship season. That includes 19 games on WGN America, nine...