Mike Dunleavy Jr. Out 8-10 Weeks With Back Surgery

Mike Dunleavy Jr. will miss eight to 10 weeks with a low back microdiscectomy. The Chicago Bulls re-signed Dunleavy during free agency after he resisted strong overtures from the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: What Should Be Their Rotation?

Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… I recently wrote on what should be the Chicago Bulls’ starting five. I picked Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy Jr., Taj Gibson and Joakim Noah. Four of them are no brainers, but I picked Gibson and not Pau Gasol because of the defensive potential of that frontcourt...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: When To Start Doug McDermott

  (Oct. 5, 2014 – Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Chicago Bulls recently traded two mid-first round picks so they could pick Creighton scorer Doug McDermott 11th in the strong Andrew Wiggins draft. He is one of the best college players in history and the Bulls expected him to make a difference for them...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Offseason- Love It/Like It/Hate It

(May 11, 2015 – Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America)   By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Chicago Bulls had a relatively quiet free agency, just signing their own free agents, getting one player in the NBA Draft and firing and hiring Tom Thibodeau, but this is what I think of their offseason. This is what I loved/liked/hated in their offseason...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Bulls Offseason Grade

(Feb. 25, 2015 – Source: David Purdy/Getty Images North America)   By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Fired coach Tom Thibodeau and hired coach Fred Hoiberg Players Added: Bobby Portis (Pick 22) No Longer Bulls: Nazr Muhammad? E’Twaun Moore? Re-Signed: Jimmy Butler (5-95), Mike Dunleavy Jr. (3-14) and Aaron Brooks (1, minimum) The Chicago Bulls had just about...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls announce Dunleavy Jr., Brooks signings

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls say they have signed forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. and backup guard Aaron Brooks. The deals were announced Tuesday. Both players reached agreements before the league's signing moratorium ended last week. Dunleavy, who turns 35 in September, got a three-year, $14 million contract. He averaged 9.4 points in 63 games - all starts - and shot 41 percent from...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Mike Dunleavy Jr. Signing Grade

  (Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Contract: 3 seasons, 15 million dollars With all of the hilariously big contracts being given to role players, the Chicago Bulls were able to sign a starter and a big part of their rotation, Mike Dunleavy Jr. for just 5 million per season. This is an excellent contract for the...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy signs three-year deal to stay in Chicago

So much for that. Yesterday, reports emerged suggesting that the Cavaliers (and LeBron James) were interested in acquiring sharpshooting small forward Mike Dunleavy. Today, Dunleavy has reportedly signed a three-year deal to stay in Chicago. Mike Dunleavy Jr., has agreed to a three-year, $14.4 million deal with the Chicago Bulls, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls sign Mike Dunleavy to three-year, $14.4 million deal

Free-agent forward Mike Dunleavy has agreed to a three-year, $14.4 million contract to return to the Chicago Bulls. Mike Dunleavy Jr., has agreed to a three-year, $14.4 million deal with the Chicago Bulls, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Dunleavy deal includes a partial guarantee in the third year of the contract, sources...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy Agrees Upon Three-Year, $14.4M Deal With Bulls

Mike Dunleavy Jr. has agreed upon a three-year, $14.4 million deal with the Chicago Bulls. Dunleavy will receive a partial guarantee on his contract in Year 3. Dunleavy also drew interest from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards. Dunleavy joined the Bulls in 2013.
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Which Free Agents Should Chicago Re-Sign?

  (March 4, 2015 – Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Free Agents: Jimmy Butler (RFA) Kirk Hinrich (Player Option) Aaron Brooks (UFA) Mike Dunleavy Jr. (UFA) Nazr Muhammad (UFA) The Chicago Bulls have 5 players that are or can become free agents this offseason. After a season, where they had the third best record...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: The Perfect Chicago Offseason

  (May 7, 2015 – Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Chicago Bulls had a lot of injuries, but they had a strong regular season, winning 50 games, they were the 3rd seed in the East and they made it to the 2nd round of the playoffs, beating the Bucks in round 1 and losing to the Cavaliers in round 2. It seems...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

For Bulls, question remains which team will show up

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bulls are about to face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinals, and even they aren't quite sure which team will show up. That's because they were as inconsistent as anyone during the season. The ups and downs continued in the first round against Milwaukee, so good luck trying to figure out which version of the Bulls...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy Jr. Dodges Suspension From NBA

Mike Dunleavy Jr. will not be suspended by the NBA for his hit on Michael Carter-Williams. Dunleavy will be assessed a flagrant 1 foul. Dunleavy's hit on Carter-Williams provoked several retaliations during Game 6 against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Allie LaForce Working the Stationary Bike at Bulls-Bucks

Thursday night’s Chicago Bulls-Milwaukee Bucks game was an absolute laugher, to say the least. Really, the only saving grace during the Bulls’ 54-point beatdown were the shenanigans of Mike Dunleavy Jr., Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Michael Carter-Williams:   But other than that, there was really nothing of substance anyone could say about the game. Luckily, TNT sideline reporter...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Antetokounmpo Remorseful For Flagrant Foul On Dunleavy

Giannis Antetokounmpo took responsibility for his flagrant foul on Mike Dunleavy Jr. that resulted in his ejection. “It was a bad play by me. It is not going to happen again," said Antetokounmpo. “It was national TV. Kids were watching. A lot of people see me as a role model. I’m disappointed in myself." Antetokounmpo said he will apologize to Dunleavy for the incident and...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls set records, eliminate Bucks from playoffs

  The Chicago Bulls will open the conference semifinals in Cleveland on Monday after beating the Milwaukee Bucks 120-66 to close out the first round playoff series 4-2. The Bull set a franchise record for playoff victory margin, sent the Bucks to their biggest loss in franchise history in regular season or playoffs, produced the largest series clinching margin of victory in...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Antetokounmpo ejected for leveling Dunleavy

Much of the country spent Thursday evening watching the NFL Draft. During game six between the Bulls and Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo made a hit that resembles one you would see on a football field. As a result, Antetokounmpo was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and ejected from the game. After making a three-pointer late in...Read More
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Carter-Williams Tried To Start A Fight With Mike Dunleavy Jr.

Michael Carter-Williams and Mike Dunleavy Jr. both received technical fouls for the words that were exchanged during Game 4. Full video below via @MarcusD: The post Michael Carter-Williams Tried To Start A Fight With Mike Dunleavy Jr. appeared first on Diehardsport.
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks drop Game 2 in Chicago, series moves to Milwaukee

CHICAGO (AP) -- Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. After scoring 25 points in Game 1, Butler trumped that with another terrific performance. He was at his best down the stretch, scoring 14 points in the fourth quarter...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls praise Nikola Mirotic: ‘He’s basically carried us this month’

  The Chicago Bulls officially clinched a playoff spot and at 43-29 moved into an effective tie with Toronto for third in the Eastern Conference. Nikola Mirotic and Pau Gasol carried the Bulls to a 98-86 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. Mirotic scored 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter while Gasol had 27 points and 12 rebounds.  Jimmy Butler returned...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Are Chicago Bulls still contenders in East if healthy once again?

The Chicago Bulls have probably been the most inconsistent team that had championship expectations placed on them coming into the season, and obviously, injuries have played a huge part in their roller-coaster ride of a year. To start the 2014-15 campaign, the oft-injured Derrick Rose unsurprisingly dealt with numerous small injuries, forcing him to miss quite a few games. Jimmy...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Wes Matthews Season Over - Torn Achilles

The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Dallas Mavericks last night, but lost Wes Matthews for the rest of the season, to a torn Achilles.  With Matthews out, Arron Afflalo jumps into the starting rotation and you should check to see if his lack of scoring since being traded has seen him end up on the waiver wire. Steve Blake and C.J. McCollum should pick up extra playing time...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy Jr. Rejected Hard by … the Rim

This embed is invalid" />   The Chicago Bulls trail the Oklahoma City Thunder by the score of 50-48 after a half of play. However, things could be all square if Mike Dunleavy’s attempt at going showtime didn’t fail miserably. As you can see in the Vine above, Dunleavy spoiled what would have been a slick assist from Nikola Mirotic by getting stuffed by the...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns wither down stretch, fall to Bulls

CHICAGO -- Pau Gasol had 22 points and 14 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls beat the revamped Phoenix Suns 112-107 on Saturday night for their fifth victory in six games. Jimmy Butler added 19 points, Derrick Rose had 16, Mike Dunleavy Jr. 15, and Taj Gibson and Aaron Brooks came on strong in the fourth quarter to finish with 12 points apiece. P.J. Tucker led Phoenix with 20 points...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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