Found June 24, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
Despite all the Derrick Rose drama of “will he or won’t he play this year,” the Chicago Bulls did rather well for themselves relying on a collective effort to fill the void left by Rose.  With their superstar returning for next season, the Bulls are a couple of minor acquisitions away from once again being a title contender. Chicago Bulls (45-37 last year) 2012-13 Season Summary: With all the talk of Derrick Rose’s recovery often overshadowing the actual product on the court, the Chicago Bulls quietly put together a very respectable season by earning the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference and winning their first round playoff series against Brooklyn.  Without Rose, the Bulls just didn’t have enough to make more of a postseason push. Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer primarily carried the offensive load though Boozer once again lacked the consistency or star power to redeem his outrageously overpriced contract.  Joakim Noah did all the other typical Joakim Noah things particularly on the...

Deng, Bulls Discuss Contract Extension

The Chicago Bulls have begun contract extension talks with Luol Deng. Deng has one season and $14.3 million remaining on his contract. Deng's agent had talks with the Bulls after their elimination from the playoffs and plan on resuming discussions in the near future. The Bulls are conscious of how their roster will be constructed in relation to the luxury tax.

Malibu fight involving Pippen being investigated

Authorities are investigating a fight involving former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen and a man outside a popular Malibu sushi restaurant during the weekend. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore says the altercation occurred about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Nobu restaurant on the Malibu shoreline. Whitmore says there was an argument...

Bulls-Wiz discuss Deng deal

According to a report, the Chicago Bulls are discussing a deal that would send Luol Deng to the Washington Wizards for the No. 3 pick in Thursday's NBA draft. 

Report: Pippen was spit on by fan

New details have emerged regarding the weekend altercation between former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen and an autograph-seeker that left the man hospitalized with a head injury. The unidentified victim was inside a restaurant, Nobu Malibu in Malibu, Calif., taking photos as Pippen dined with his family Sunday evening, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Capt. Patrick Davoren said...

Scottie Pippen reportedly throws ‘bows in Malibu nightclub fight, sends man to hospital

Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen reportedly sent someone to the hospital after getting into a fight outside a Malibu nightclub.

Marcus Fizer Hopes Christian Faith, Physicality Appeals To Warriors

Marcus Fizer had a two-day workout with the Golden State Warriors last week as he attempts an NBA comeback at 34. Fizer is hoping that his physicality and Christian faith will give him a place with the Warriors as a veteran forward. "I ran from it and fought it for so long, but each and every time I chose to do things my way, God always showed up and let me know that it wasn...

Video: LeBron James watched old Bulls highlights during 2013 NBA Finals

A relaxed, maturing LeBron James sat down with Rachel Nichols and explained what he did for entertainment during the 2013 NBA Finals (i.e. watch Chicago Bulls highlights).

2013 NBA Draft Buzz (6/24)

The NBA finals are over and the NBA Draft is just in a couple of days away. Check out the latest NBA draft buzz below.   - The Bulls might be looking to trade Luol Deng to the Wizards for the #3 Pick. - Nerlens Noel entourage is scaring NBA Teams away from him. -Alex Len rising the whole way to #1 pick overall? -The Cavaliers and Mavericks are interested in swapping the No. 13 and...

Cops: Pippen questioned over fight

Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen was questioned Monday about a fight that occurred over the weekend between him and an autograph seeker outside a Malibu restaurant, authorities said. Pippen came in voluntarily to a substation after he was named as a suspect in an investigation of an assault with intent to commit great bodily injury, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials...

Bulls Explore Trade Of Luol Deng To Wizards For No. 3 Pick

The Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards have held discussions on a trade of Luol Deng for the No. 3 overall pick. The Wizards would likely need to include Emeka Okafor, who would have to formally opt into his contract for next season for the trade to go trhough. The Cleveland Cavaliers also have interest in Deng, according to sources. The Bulls are trying to gauge the trade value of Deng.

Bulls Offer Luol Deng to Cavaliers & Wizards

  Rumors swirl that the Chicago Bulls are exploring trade options with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards involving Luol Deng. The talks with the Wizards centered around Emeka Okafor and their #3 pick, while the deal with the Cavs was centered around the #1 overall pick. Multiple sources have said they don’t expect either [...]

2013 NBA Draft: Could Luol Deng be traded to Washington for No. 3 pick?

A big-time trade rumor has surfaced with the possibility of Chicago trading Luol Deng to the Washington Wizards for the No. 3 Draft pick and Emeka Okafor.

NBA Rumors: Cavs interested in trading for Luol Deng; No. 1 pick in play?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of two teams who are reportedly expressing high levels of interest in Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Cavaliers join the Washington Wizards as teams who could potentially acquire the All-Star small forward. The Wizards, owner of the No. 3 pick, would reportedly have to move it to Chicago along with center...
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