Paxson: Thibodeau rift with Bulls front office is 'a dead issue'

Tom Thibodeau's reported rift with the Bulls front office has been a storyline surrounding the organization on and off the last couple of seasons. But those issues appear to be in the past. Thibodeau joined the "Kap and Haugh show" last week and put the drama to bed and Bulls VP of basketball operations John Paxson did the same Thursday. "To me, it's a dead...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No Moves For Chicago Bulls At Trade Deadline – Right Move?

Chicago Bulls Basketball - On Thursday, John Paxson revealed that no action would more than likely be happening for the Chicago Bulls at trade deadline next week. We’ve got the trade deadline a week from now. You have to put yourself in the other team’s position — people don’t just give up great players. So we obviously talk and keep our eyes and ears open, but to anticipate...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Paxson Optimistic Bulls' Ownership Will Reinvest Savings Into Team

The Chicago Bulls will waive Andrew Bynum to save $20.6 million in salary and luxury tax. The Bulls have been the most fiscally conservative big market team in the NBA throughout the past decade. "We are confident we are going to take these resources and put them back into our team," said John Paxson. Ownership and Gar Forman spoke with Derrick Rose about the deal and Paxson...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Forman-Thibodeau ‘feud’ is nonsense, says Bulls VP Paxson

John Paxson would like names. One name several — it really didn’t matter Monday to the Bulls’ vice president of basketball operations who just wants someone to step up and ‘‘be a man.’’ In a Yahoo Sports story published Sunday the relationship between Bulls general manager Gar Forman and coach Tom Thibodeau was described as a ‘‘distrust’’ and ‘‘downright...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls make big front office moves

The Chicago Bulls made some moves today in the front office. Randy Brown was promoted to Assistant General Manager. So he’ll be right below “GarPax” in the organization. Although I think the GarPax belief is starting to go away. I think Gar Forman is the Chicago Bulls GM and John Paxson has a more clearly defined and distinct role separate from him. Here’s the other moves...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Paxson: Bulls 'Need To Be More Detailed And In-Depth' With Players

After a season Derrick Rose sat out with a torn ACL and Kirk Hinrich and Luol Deng missed critical playoff games, John Paxson thinks the Chicago Bulls' organization must be more connected in the health of its players. "We need to be more detailed and in-depth with our guys," Paxson said. "Our training staff is terrific and our medical people are outstanding....
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bulls VP John Paxson Says It’s OK Derrick Rose Wasn’t Mentally Ready to Play

The Chicago Bulls are the ones to blame for all of the backlash Derrick Rose received, because they are the ones that leaked the information regarding his being cleared to play before he was ready. The Bulls are in retreat mode now, and trying to clean up their mess, and most importantly Rose’s reputation.  Rose is liked by his teammates, and he is that city’s star, so keeping...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Paxson: Bulls Unlikely To Make Trade Before Deadline

John Paxson said the Bulls are unlikely to make any trades before the February deadline.
Via RealGM
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Paxson To Undergo Arrhythmia Procedure

John Paxson will undergo a long-planned procedure to address an arrhythmia issue.
Via RealGM
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

John Paxson: ‘Marketing’ (aka Adidas) Keeping Dwight Howard from Chicago Bulls

Earlier this week, we shared a report that said Adidas may want to keep Dwight Howard from joining the Chicago Bulls because they want to keep their star athletes (Derrick Rose is the other) in separate markets. That’s probably why you didn’t see the Bulls on Dwight’s list of teams where he would like to be traded. Bulls VP of Basketball Operations John Paxson essentially...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

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