Found October 30, 2012 on
The Chicago Bulls’ drafting of Derrick Rose in 2009 kicked of the beginnings of the all-American sports fairy tale. 2 years of the ragtag, scrappy bunch, with hard-nosed Kirk Hinrich and hot-shooting Ben Gordon teaming with the ROY to lead the upstarts to rollicking back-to-back 1st round exits. In 2011 the script played out perfectly; here comes the defensive genius Coach Tom Thibodeau, bringing with him a championship caliber defense. Then came the trumpeted signing of all-star Carlos Boozer, and the transcendent Rose nabbing MVP. The thrilling Eastern Conference loss against the newly minted Miami juggernaut. The stars were aligned; the young star and his carefully assembled cast had taken playoff lumps, grown together, they were ready to join the Big Boys on the center stage in the battle for the Larry O’Brien trophy. I mean, that’s how this movie HAS to play out, right?
In December 2011 Derrick Rose signed a max extension worth $93 million in December...and the film starte...
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You didn’t think I could go out for Halloween and not report back on the sports themed costume that I saw did you? Sure I love the slutty “insert anything” costumes that most girls wear but at some point those all just blur together. I’m more of a fan of originality, quality work, and flawless execution. I went to a dope bar called Public House (highly recommend if you are...
While rehabbing his injured ACL, Derrick Rose continues to maintain a certain status in the Chicago area. I'm not talking about his superstar status, but rather his philanthropic status. Rose has a clear understanding of his place in the heart of the Windy City, and he doesn't want to let people down. Unlike players in the past - like Charles Barkley - who have shied...
Derrick Rose may return to his offseason headquarters in Southern California while the Bulls are on their circus road trip.
When Jimmy Butler was drafted by the Chicago Bulls out of Marquette, eventually the idea was that he would replace Ronnie Brewer, and have a similar role within the bench mob. Now that Brewer is gone (and with him Kyle Korver, meaning 2/3 of the Chicago Jazz or Utah Bulls are now gone) it’s ready to happen.
“I have to be able to do what he did, and he showed me a lot,” Butler...
The Chicago Bulls have appointed Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen senior adviser to president and chief operating officer Michael Reinsdorf.
Pippen has been serving as a team ambassador. In a statement issued Wednesday, Reinsdorf says the new title will ''better reflect his role with the Bulls.'' He says Pippen has a ''great rapport'' with the players...
Forward Taj Gibson does not expect to agree to a contract extension with the Chicago Bulls before Wednesday's deadline.
Asked if he's turning down the Bulls' offer, Gibson says that's ''the way I see it.''
He spoke briefly before the season opener against the Sacramento Kings. The sides have until 10:59 p.m. Central time to reach an agreement. Otherwise...
Joakim Noah scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls got off to a good start without Derrick Rose, beating the Sacramento Kings 93-87 Wednesday in the season opener.
Richard Hamilton added 19 points, while Carlos Boozer chipped in with 18 points and eight rebounds.
The Bulls are out to show they can get by while their superstar recovers from a torn anterior...
In an effort to stay in top shape for another opportunity, Kyrylo Fesenko had been training in Colorado since being cut by the Bulls on Oct. 18.
While many have been quick to dismiss the Chicago Bulls with Derrick Rose sidelined, coach Tom Thibodeau's team is eager to prove its doubters wrong.
After six consecutive losing campaigns, the Sacramento Kings are also looking to surprise.
Chicago tries to continue its recent domination of Sacramento as both teams kick off their seasons Wednesday night at the United Center...