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On this day in 1966, the Oakland Coliseum Arena hosted its first NBA game as the Chicago Bulls came into town to play the Warriors. Although it was fully rebuilt in 1996/1997, the arena is technically the oldest facility in use by the NBA.
The Bulls won the game 108-101. Rick Barry, coming off his Rookie of the Year season, led the warriors with 40 points. This Warriors team made the NBA FInals but ultimately lost to the Philadelphia 76ers, 4-2.
P.S. Look at the box score, see any familiar names? At the bottom of Chicago’s side, that’s coaching legend Jerry Sloan. Chicago retired his number #4. Also .. Chicago had a Boozer back then too?!
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Being that he was a free agent and a close friend of Derrick Rose, OJ Mayo was on Bulls fans radar this offseason. Ultimately, Mayo chose more money with Dallas and that was that. However, he did have some nice words to say about D Rose before being pummeled by the Bulls in Chicago last night:
“We grew up together,” Mayo said. “We started playing each other since we were...
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls already proved they could build a big lead. On Wednesday at the United Center, they were able to hang on for an easy 101-78 win over Dallas. Two days earlier, the Bulls led Milwaukee by 27 points late in the third quarter and gave it all back in a stunning 93-92 loss. Luol Deng led Chicago with 22 points, one of five players who scored in double-figures...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng had 22 points and six rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Dallas Mavericks 101-78 on Wednesday night.
Five Chicago players scored at least 11 points to help the Bulls (7-7) beat the Mavericks for the fourth straight time.
Nate Robinson came off the bench and added 14 points and six assists for Chicago, and fellow reserve Jimmy Butler scored a career...
First person that can twit pic me a Chicago Bulls jersey in the toilet will getmy tickets for tonight’s game
— Drew Gooden (@DrewGooden) November 26, 2012
Bucks forward, Drew Gooden, held a contest via Twitter before Monday night’s game in Chicago, awarding the first fan to send a picture of a Bulls jersey in a toilet 2 tickets to the game. Zack Krupp, a College of...
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau preaches 48 minutes of effort to his team. He didn't quite get that against the Mavericks on Wednesday night, but it was much better than the last time out.
Luol Deng had 22 points and six rebounds as Chicago cruised to a 101-78 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
Five players scored at least 11 points to help the Bulls (7-7) beat the Mavericks for...