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Derrick Rose thinks Knicks fans will appreciate him more

Derrick Rose had a tumultuous relationship with Chicago Bulls fans, and the former MVP thinks New York Knicks fans will appreciate him more. Rose was introduced to the New York media on Friday as an official member of the Knicks following his trade there on Wednesday. He said he wasn’t sure why the Bulls traded him, but he feels he will be appreciated more in New York. “I don’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls draft grades: What the NBA draft experts thought

Let's see what everyone else thought about how the Bulls drafted Yesterday was a weird and interesting day for the Chicago Bulls. They nearly traded Jimmy Butler, filing the night filled with pure terror that the Bulls would actually trade Butler for a package of Zach LaVine and the #5 pick and confusion as Gar Forman denied the rumors that the Bulls were not shopping their star...
Via Blog a Bull
9 hours ago

Getting to Know Paul Zipser, the Bulls second round pick

Here's a quick overview of the incoming 48th overall pick. Let's be honest, we all though it was going to be Georges Niang. You can imagine my own shock when Mark Tatum announced that the Bulls selected an international prospect out of Germany's Bayern Munich. It was already a busy night for foreign-born players with (by my count) seventeen going in the first forty-seven picks,...
Via Blog a Bull
11 hours ago

NBA Free Agency: Brandon Jennings could be a fit with the Bulls and Fred Hoiberg

With the 2016 NBA Draft in the rearview mirror, the Bulls front office will now focus on shoring up the rest of the roster when
Via CSN Chicago
12 hours ago

2016 Draft Night was a Weirdly Solid One for the Bulls

To describe the 2016 NBA Draft for the under-construction Chicago Bulls, the words “weird” and “confusing” come to mind. After Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram came off the board as the top two picks of the 2016 NBA Draft on Thursday night, the draft officially kicked off. The Chicago Bulls weren’t scheduled to pick until No. 14, but […] 2016 Draft Night was a Weirdly...
Via Pippen Ain't Easy
13 hours ago

Chicago Bulls’ Recent Draft Choices Are No Slouches

ESPN Chicago’s Nick Friedell tweeted about Gar Forman saying the Bulls love prospects from big schools who play at a high level for several years. Denzel Valentine, the Bulls’ first-round pick this year was AP Player of the Year, while recent second-round pick Paul Zipser was MVP of the adidas Eurocamp. From Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah […] Chicago Bulls’ Recent Draft Choices...
Via Pippen Ain't Easy
14 hours ago

Bulls GM Gar Forman: ‘We did not shop Jimmy Butler’

One of the bigger story lines during Thursday night’s 2016 NBA Draft surrounded whether or not the Chicago Bulls were going to deal superstar Jimmy Butler, only days after trading Derrick Rose, effectively indicating the team planned to start from scratch and embark on a massive rebuilding effort. Reports indicated that the Bulls were negotiating with the Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls’ Backcourt Becomes Taller, Pass-First, Hoiball Fit

In the past, the Chicago Bulls have had scoring point guards. Because of who they drafted and acquired, Hoiball looks like it will change to a share-the-ball-more playing style. All of the new guards on the Bulls depth chart right now are taller, pass-first point guards. It’s a shift from the previous years for the Bulls where […] Chicago Bulls’ Backcourt Becomes Taller,...
Via Pippen Ain't Easy
15 hours ago

How the Bulls' Central Division foes fared in the 2016 NBA Draft

The Bulls got the player they wanted in Denzel Valentine with the 14th pick, and opted for German small forward Paul
Via CSN Chicago
15 hours ago

After the NBA Draft ended, Bulls GM denied trade talks involving Jimmy Butler

Throughout last night’s NBA Draft, there were multiple reports coming out saying that the Chicago Bulls were in serious discussions to trade guard Jimmy Butler. Leading up to the draft, there were reports that the Minnesota Timberwolves were pushing hard to acquire Butler. By the end of the night, Butler is still with the Bulls but their general manager wasn’t happy about the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bulls are denying all of those Jimmy Butler trade rumors

Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler spent part of the NBA Draft in the team's practice facility getting some work done, while outside rumors swirled that Chicago was in active trade talks involving Butler.The Bulls reportedly were talking to Boston, which had three first-round picks and five second-rounders in the 2016 draft.And they were reportedly talking to Minnesota, which held the...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Is youth the new direction?

Youth seems to be the new theme for the Chicago Bulls. After parting ways with their face in Derrick Rose, the Bulls have opened up a new chapter in their historic franchise, and it seems to have a lot of young faces. Starting with the NBA draft, Chicago obtained an absolute steal in Denzel Valentine. He may not have the best fundamentals, but the guy finds ways to score and is very...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The State of the Chicago Bulls

The Chicago Bulls had a busy week dealing with a trade involving hometown superstar Derrick Rose along with drafting two players in Denzel Valentine and Paul Zipser. The plan is to get younger and more athletic, something the Bulls did and did not do with the trading of Rose. They sent Rose and a 2017 second round draft pick while receiving Robin Lopez, Jose Calderon and Jerian Grant...

Chicago Bulls take Paul Zipser in second round of NBA Draft

The Bulls continued to address their need for wing depth at Thursday night’s draft when they selected small forward Paul Zipser with the 48th overall pick. Zipser is 6 feet 8 inches and hails from Heidelberg, Germany. His professional basketball career started in 2010 when he was a part of USC Heidelberg. He then played for FC Bayern Munich starting with the 2013-14 season, where...
Via The Bulls Charge
1 day ago

NY tabloids all made same Rose headline pun

Ever come up with a great joke, get ready to share it and then realize 100 people have already made it? That’s probably how headline writers from the New York Daily News, New York Post and Newsday felt Thursday morning. Derrick Rose was traded to the Knicks on Wednesday, and one pun sprung to mind for headline writers at all three tabloids. It's clever... Until you all do...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

President Barack Obama has ‘discussed’ owning NBA team

As his tenure as the 43rd President of the United States of America nears its end, Barack Obama is setting his eyes on another big challenge. Speaking Wednesday to the press, White House press secretary Josh Earnest revealed Obama wouldn’t mind becoming an NBA owner, via ESPN News Services. “Earnest said Wednesday that the president, well known for being a big fan of Chicago...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could Chicago Snag the Steal of the Draft with the Last Lottery Pick?

What should the Chicago Bulls do with the first lottery pick they’ve held since drafting the man they just traded to New York City? They should start by finding a time machine and figuring out who’s the best player available at No. 14 overall. Time after time, the Chicago Bulls have helped catapult themselves into championship contention by nailing the night that matters most...
Via The Lottery Mafia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why did the Chicago Bulls trade Derrick Rose?

The Chicago Bulls traded Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 second–round pick to the New York Knicks for Jose Calderon, Robin Lopez and Jerian Grant on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulls, who just last season, took the Cavaliers to six games in the second round of the playoffs, have now traded away their home town hero. The Rose trade is supposedly the first of many moves to come...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls agree to trade Derrick Rose to Knicks

With Thursday’s draft approaching, many teams have been active on the trade market. The biggest trade thus far occurred this afternoon, as the Chicago Bulls traded point guard Derrick Rose, Justin Holliday, and a second round pick in next season’s draft to the New York Knicks for Robin Lopez, Jerian Grant, and Jose Calderon. The Bulls are sending Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Paxson made his clutch 3 in Phoenix 23 years ago today

Bulls guard John Paxson's clutch 3-pointer that put the Bulls ahead for good in the deciding game of the 1993 NBA Finals in Phoenix happened 23 years ago today.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pippen, Rodman both say Bulls still greatest ever

Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman both spoke out about how the Warriors' loss in the NBA Finals means the 1995-96 Bulls are still the greatest team of all time.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vincent Goodwill on the Bulls' offseason

Vincent Goodwill was on SportsNet Central to talk about the Bulls' offseason with Kip Lewis.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman say ’96 Bulls are still greatest NBA team of all-time

Following the Golden State Warriors’ loss in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, members of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls are coming out and letting people know that they are the greatest NBA team of all time. While appearing on Mike and Mike on Monday, Scottie Pippen was asked point-blank who the greatest NBA team of all-time was. He quickly said the ’96 Bulls. According to Pippen...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol may freeze sperm prior to Summer Olympics

It’s not yet known whether Chicago Bulls big man Paul Gasol will suit up for the Spanish National Team in the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio. Though, one thing is clear. If Gasol does indeed head to Brazil to represent his nation, he might be leaving an important package back at home. Gasol indicated just recently that he has to consider freezing some of his sperm as a way...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan spent entire season hustling Pippen in Jumbotron races

Michael Jordan once spent an entire season winning $100 a game off Scottie Pippen over Jumbotron races, and Pippen was none the wiser as to why Jordan kept getting the better of him. ESPN’s Amin Elhassan relayed the story in an episode of “The Lowe Post,” with Jordan, a notorious gambler, figuring out who was going to win prerecorded races and betting Pippen $100 on the winner...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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