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Who gets the final Chicago Bulls forward roster spot?

It looks like the Chicago Bulls will go with five guards and seven forwards this season. Given the health history of Derrick Rose, it’s mandatory to have two guys on the roster who can run the point behind him. So with Rose, Jimmy Butler, Kirk Hinrich and Aaron Brooks as locks, the final guard slot goes to E’Twaun Moore (as we’ve chronicled before). Especially now that Kim...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Defeat Charlotte Bobcats

The Chicago Bulls earned their fourth victory when they defeated the Charlotte Hornets (101-96) during Sunday night’s game. Kirk Hinrich led the team with 26 points with Derrick Rose coming behind him with 17 points. Pau Gasol finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Lance Stephenson both finished with 14 points for Charlotte. Marvin Williams, Al Jefferson...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson’s Flop Against The Bulls Is In Midseason Form

Lance Stephenson has no problem flopping, even if it’s a preseason game. Stephenson showcased his flopping abilities during Sunday’s game vs. the Bulls when he was slightly tapped by Kirk Hinrich yet somehow went flying out of bounds. [@cjzero] The post Lance Stephenson’s Flop Against The Bulls Is In Midseason Form appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hinrich scores 26 points, Bulls beat Hornets

CHICAGO (AP) Kirk Hinrich scored 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-96 in an exhibition game Sunday night. Pau Gasol added 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bulls (4-2) win their fourth straight game. The Bulls led by 18 and entered the fourth up 83-70, but Charlotte rallied to cut it to one with 1:30 left on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Chicago Bulls Kirk Hinrich Running Out Of Shoot-Arounds?

At 33-years-old and heading into his 12th NBA season, Chicago Bulls veteran Kirk Hinrich is still lacing up the sneakers and leaving everything out there on the court every night. He’s still having fun – most of the time - , but he also knows this isn’t going to last forever. "I don’t know how many more shoot-a-rounds I have in me," Hinrich admitted.
Via Pro Bball Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Chicago Bulls: A Super Fans’ Guide to Fandom

Hey dere chief. Are youz ready for anudder championship run for da Bulls? Need ta know some info before ya become a Super Fan? Never fear…here is a 2014-15 Chicago Bulls Super Fans’ guide to get you prepared so you never feel left out at the pub or your friend’s house! Which White Guy Is That? There are several white guys on the Bulls, and several new ones suiting up this season...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who gets the last two Chicago Bulls roster spots?

Based on what we’ve seen in the first two Chicago Bulls preseason games, it appears we have a probably starting lineup in place. By looking at the starting fives that Coach Tom Thibodeau has used in both preseason tilts, and given how the minutes were allocated in those two games, it’s safe to assume that the Chicago Bulls depth chart looks like this: The 1: Derrick Rose, Aaron...
Via The Sports Bank
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Pickup Basketball Arsenal, Part 2

After successfully analyzing the secrets behind Kirk Hinrich’s ​jump shot, I never thought this series would become such a glaring success—six calls from outlets such ESPN.com have already come in, demanding my scouting services for the mea​ger wages of $100 per week. Just kidding. I just wanted an excuse to include dear Kirk in a column again. Let’s down to The...
Via The Sports Post
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Pickup Basketball Arsenal, Part 1

Analyzing basketball is an exercise in defeatism. Watching basketball without a TV and posing as one armchair sportswriter is itself asking for punishment. You grudgingly accept that not only are you bound to your most ridiculous predictions, but the joy, the neutrality of watching games live (even the next morning, over tape) vanishes. Soon, obligations to fit as many games as...
Via The Sports Post
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose: “My game is completely different”

The Chicago Bulls are extremely excited about the upcoming season, and they are mostly excited about superstar point guard Derrick Rose returning once again from his second knee injury. Rose has been very adamant that he is feeling completely healthy with no concerns, but he has also noted that he has changed his game due to the injuries that he suffered. It’s no surprise that...
Via Sports-Glory
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: The Strongest And Weakest Moves Of The Offseason

  Chicago Bulls: The Strongest And Weakest Moves Of The Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made: * Signed Pau Gasol * Signed Nikola Mirotic * Signed Aaron Brooks * Amnestied Carlos Boozer * Resigned Kirk Hinrich * Drafted Doug McDermott and Cameron Bairstow Strongest: Signing Pau Gasol * If Kevin Love is traded for, it would be the best move, as he...
Via HoopStuff
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose: ‘My confidence level is through the roof’

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose says he is back to playing like his old self. “I’m there, man,” Rose said. “I’m not worried about that. My confidence is very high, and that’s the only thing you might see this year — that my confidence level is through the roof.” Rose, who hasn’t played in an NBA game since Nov. 22, said Monday that he felt no pain n his knee...
Via Sports-Glory
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Bulls Free Agent Signings

The Chicago Bulls missed out on their prized target Carmelo Anthony in free agency, but still found ways to improve their roster via free agency.  Here I grade the Chicago Bulls free agent signings:Pau Gasol Grade: A-Pau Gasol was a great addition for the Bulls, but the only reason this is graded an A- is because Pau felt like a back-up plan almost.  It was known that the team...
Via TopSportsReport
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls News: Kirk Hinrich contract details

The Chicago Bulls have made a lot of moves this offseason in their attempt to make a run at the NBA Finals. One of those moves were making sure they re-signed their backup point guard, Kirk Hinrich.Kirk Hinrich got full Room exception from the Chicago Bulls - 2nd year player option - and a 15% trade kicker— Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) July 21, 2014 A person close to the situation...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls making push to acquire Kevin Love

The Chicago Bulls are making a push to acquire All-Star forward Kevin Love, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst. The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process. …Sources say that the Bulls, though...
Via Sports-Glory
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls re-sign Kirk Hinrich

The Chicago Bulls announced today the team has re-signed guard Kirk Hinrich. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. “Kirk has always been a big part of creating the professional culture we want day in, day out surrounding our club,” said Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman. “He helps our team in so many ways and Kirk had other opportunities...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Aaron Brooks Signing Grade

Chicago Bulls: Aaron Brooks Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: Numbers aren’t announced The contract numbers for Brooks aren’t announced yet, but I doubt it is more than the veteran’s minimum, 2 million per season at the most. Regardless, I thought I would write the grade anyways, mainly because I’m bored and I love the addition as...
Via HoopStuff
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Brooks to sign with the Bulls

      Free agent point guard Aaron Brooks is expected to sign to sign and finalize a deal with the Chicago Bulls, according to ESPN. The Bulls now have three point guards on their anticipated depth chart for the 2014-2015 NBA season, with Derrick Rose and Kirk Hinrich as their top two. Rose is coming off two straight injury-riddled seasons and Hinrich re-signed with the Bulls...
Via Pass The Pill
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls use amnesty provision on Carlos Boozer

The Chicago Bulls informed Carlos Boozer on Tuesday that they will use the amnesty provision on him, reports Adrian Wonarowski of Yahoo Sports. Chicago informed Carlos Boozer and his agent, Rob Pelinka, this morning that it would use amnesty clause today, source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 15, 2014 NBA runs blind bidding process on amnesty cases. High...
Via Sports-Glory
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls News: Kirk Hinrich signs

The Chicago Bulls have had a successful off season. They missed out on the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes, but they made a key signing of Pau Gasol on a long term, cap friendly deal. David Aldridge of NBA.com reports that the Bulls have also re-signed Kirk Hinrich to handle to back up point guard duties.By Jauerback (Own work) via Wikimedia CommonsBulls will sign Kirk Hinrich to two...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Contract Grade

Chicago Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons and 5.6 Million Kirk Hinrich and D.J. Augustin, the 2 Derrick Rose replacements from this season have agreed to contracts within a few hours of one another, basically for the same amount of money. This has to be the most ironic part of the offseason so far. Or is the...
Via HoopStuff
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Hinrich Agrees To Re-Sign With Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have agreed to re-sign Kirk Hinrich. Hinrich also drew interest from the Charlotte Hornets. Hinrich is expected to sign for more than the veteran's minimum, with the Bulls having the "room exception" of $2.7 million available after Carlos Boozer is amnestied.
Via RealGM
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Hinrich or DJ Augustin …. ?

Posted to Chicago BullsThe Chicago Bulls recently announced they would re-sign ‘Captain’ Kirk Hinrich for the 2014 season, which meant DJ Augustin was most likely out of the picture. Soon after, the Detroit Pistons signed DJ Augustin to a  two-year deal for roughly $6 million. This indicates the Chicago Bulls clearly chose Kirk Hinrich over DJ Augustin … would you have made...
Via Sports Mockery
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Resigning Grade

Chicago Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Resigning Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons and 5.6 Million Kirk Hinrich and D.J. Augustin, the 2 Derrick Rose replacements from this season have agreed to contracts within a few hours of one another, basically for the same amount of money. This has to be the most ironic part of the offseason so far. Or is the...
Via HoopStuff
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Hinrich Re-Signs with Bulls

The Bulls continue to make moves during free agency, this time they are re-signing guard Kirk Hinrich according to David Aldridge. While it’s not clear yet if the deal is for one-year or two the deal is believed to be just over the minimum. With D.J Augustin out of Chicago, Hinrich is looking at being the main option to back up the returning Derrick Rose.   The post Kirk Hinrich...
Via Overtime
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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