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Chicago Bulls have told players Tom Thibodeau won’t be back

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bulls were able to knock off the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, but fell at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round. Tom Thibodeau was practically coaching for his job this season, but it appears that his tenure with the Bulls has come to a close. According to a report from Sporting News, the...
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Bulls' Mirotic named to All-Rookie first team

The Chicago Bulls waited a long time for Nikola Mirotic. The Montenegro native was drafted at No. 23 overall in 2011, by the Houston Rockets, and his rights ended up in the Bulls' hands by way of trade.Nikola didn't make his NBA debut until 2014, though, this past fall with the Bulls. After finishing up in European leagues (including in Spain, where he was a premier league MVP) the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert calls out reporter over Mirotic quotes

All seems to be solid on the Cleveland Cavaliers front. Following a Game 6 win over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night, the team is heading to the Eastern Conference Finals. It was an absolutely dominating performance against the Bulls in Chicago that enabled Cleveland to move on. During that game, Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert took exception to a flagrant foul Bulls forward Nikola...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert on Nikola Mirotic: “That dude better be cool. I’m from here”

The Cleveland Cavaliers closeout the Chicago Bulls Thursday night in impressive fashion to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The Cavaliers role players came up big in this game and it all started after an altercation. Iman Shumpert got clotheslined by Nikola Mirotic, which he was given a flagrant foul for afterwards. That incident fired up the Cavaliers as they proceeded...
Via No Guts, No Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert was motivated by Nikola Mirotic clothesline

Iman Shumpert scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds in Game 6 Thursday night to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. Cavs fans can thank Nikola Mirotic for that. Late in the first half, Shumpert faked like he was going to attempt a 3-pointer and then...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Mirotic Needs to Stop Flopping!

The Chicago Bulls are up 2-0 on their division rival Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.  Although the young Bucks will benefit from making a surprise playoff appearance, Chicago is definitely the better of the two teams as Milwaukee struggles to put the basketball through the hoop consistently.  Chicago should advance in five or... The post Nikola Mirotic...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Nikola Mirotic deserving of Rookie of the Year

This season has proven to be one of the closest battles for NBA awards across the board that the league has seen in years.  Trying to determine the NBA’s Rookie of the Year is no exception either.  The award is meant to go to the league’s top rookie performer, but with several rookies making key contributions in such a variety of ways there is no clear answer this season....
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Nikola Mirotic coming up clutch

After becoming the go-to scorer on an injury-depleted squad, rookie Nikola Mirotic has become an irreplaceable force on a team in desperate need of some offense. In a win over the Indiana Pacers last Wednesday, he proved that again with 25 points, nine rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks. What made Mirotic’s performance much more astounding is that he continued hitting...
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Rookie of the year bid for Niko Mirtoić

Chicago Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotić has been worth the wait. He was drafted in 2011 by the Houston Rockets and then the draft rights were traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves and then once again traded to the Bulls all in one night. When Chicago acquired Mirotić they knew that he would spend time playing professionally for Real Madrid in Spain which has arguably the second...
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Nikola Mirotic making strides

Nikola Mirotic is making history for the Chicago Bulls this season. He is breaking the norm of Tom Thibodeau’s reputation for minimally playing rookies during their first year in the league. Mirotic is playing on average 18.2 minutes per game. This is the most a rookie has played while under Tom Thibodeau in Chicago. Thibs said this summer that he believes a championship team needs...
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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