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The Chicago Bulls of the 90’s were not only the locale of Jordan, Pippen, and Rodman; they also featured some of the deepest benches in basketball. An integral piece in the Bulls’ second three-peat was the sixth man and versatile Croatian Toni Kukoc, a 6’11” Small Forward that fits the stereotype for what we’ve come to know about European players. Kukoc was drafted with the 2nd pick of the 2nd round by the Bulls, and actually stayed in Croatian leagues for three years after getting picked. His nicknames gained from prowess oversees include, “The White Magic”, “The Spider From Split”, and “The Croatian Sensation.” His length and athleticism allowed him to enjoy an advantage on both sides of the ball against wing players, and when needed, Kukoc could also slide into the four spot when the Bulls wanted to play ‘small’.
Kukoc made an immediate impact when he finally came to the Bulls for the 1993-4 season, garnering All-Rookie Second Team honors. However, Kukoc began to play at a truly h
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With Derrick Rose’s health condition up in the air for the 2012-13 season after tearing his ACL in the playoffs, the Chicago Bulls enter the off-season with a ton of uncertainty. Luol Deng’s name has already popped up in numerous trade rumors as the team tries to deal with the fallout from losing their star power.
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2011-12 Season Summary:
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng has been in trade rumors for the past month as Chicago looks to get some quick pieces to help their team for the first half of the season with star point guard Derrick Rose out with a torn ACL.
Deng has been rumored to go to several teams. One is the Golden State Warriors, who are missing a small forward to be a legit playoff-contender. The Bulls...
The Chicago Bulls own the 29th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, and whoever they select will be joining a team that appears to be in a holding pattern.
That's because superstar Derrick Rose is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
The Bulls are in an awkward spot after capturing the No. 1 overall playoff seed the past two years. They were widely...
Luol Deng is in Houston training with team Great Britain in preparation for this summer’s 2012 London Olympic Games. The team has begun to play in friendly games with Russia and Lithuania, however, Luol Deng will not participate until the actual games in London due to his left wrist.
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Team USA started fielding a team composed of NBA players, beginning with the Barcelona Games in 1992, as the “Dream Team” charmed their host-city, while amazing the rest of the planet who watched the games on TV with their play, winning the Gold Medal with ease. Starting with that group, all of the Association players who have been fortunate to represent Team USA in these...
The Bulls could have been in the NBA finals but that all change when Derrick Rose torn his ACL. The Bulls really need a backup point guard to Rose. Especially with Rose’s status to begin the season unknown.
The Bulls could also use another player on the wing. While Luol Deng and Rip Hamilton are solid players that are not that athletic. The Bulls also...
June 26: Luol Deng brushes the trade rumors aside as he parties in Houston, where he is training for the Olympics with Great Britain
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June 26: Kyle Korver at a cafe in Philly enjoying the sunshine.
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Winning 50 games in the lockout shortened season of 2011-12 was a major accomplishment for the Chicago Bulls. However, all that excitement and hopefulness of re-claiming the Larry O’Brien Trophy came crashing down with one injury to Derrick Rose. Unfortunately, that’s how the Bulls 2011-12 season will be remembered. Being the best regular season team in the NBA went all...