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Moore’s Late 3 Lifts Bulls by Thunder, Westbrook

March 6, 2015

Well, the Chicago Bulls kept Russell Westbrook off the boards. Meaning the Oklahoma City Thunder guard did not have double-digit rebounds. Also meaning he did not record his fifth consecutive triple-triple. And his teammates missed enough shots off his passes that he didn’t even post a double-double. And that pretty much meant trouble for the […]

Bulls Improve to 1-0 Since Butler Elbow Injury

March 4, 2015

Midweek musings: With Jimmy Butler sidelined by an elbow injury for the next few weeks, the Chicago Bulls turned to Tony Snell to take his place in the starting lineup Tuesday at home against Washington. Snell filled Butler’s role of playing the most minutes (40), provided some defense and had 11 points. Not bad. Most […]

Bulls 1-0 Since Rose’s Latest ‘Successful’ Surgery

February 28, 2015

The Chicago Bulls said Derrick Rose underwent successful surgery on his right knee Friday. Generally meaning the doctor was pleased with his surgical prowess. And the patient lived. And the bill will be paid promptly. A more accurate assessment probably should wait until Rose returns to the basketball court and shows at what level he […]

Bulls Fall in 1st Game After Rose Surgery News

February 26, 2015

The Chicago Bulls can only hope their first was their worst. As in their first game since learning guard Derrick Rose was going to need another knee surgery. They lost to the Charlotte Hornets 98-86 at the United Center. You can blame the loss on the team still in shock. Or anything you’d care to. […]

More Surgery for Rose; More Questions for Bulls

February 25, 2015

Derrick Rose reported today with right knee pain. An exam and subsequent MRI confirmed a medial meniscus tear of the right knee. Surgery will be scheduled, after which a timeline for his return will be determined. – Chicago Bulls And so the Bulls delivered news Tuesday night via email that will impact their NBA title […]

Snell, Mirotic Help Bulls Beat Bucks

February 24, 2015

OK, it’s time. Time to stop focusing on Derrick Rose’s regular-season performances this season. Mainly because whatever he does doesn’t matter. And quite possibly because his game-to-game ups and downs could drive a sane person crazy. So if you know any sane people (couldn’t find any around here and that included looking in a mirror), […]

Bulls Persistent as Well as Inconsistent

February 22, 2015

Sunday smorgasbord: The Chicago Bulls continued the one thing they have been consistent about this season — their inconsistency. This time it came in a 112-107 victory vs. the visiting Phoenix Suns. * Speaking of consistency, the closest thing the Bulls have to that on their roster is forward Pau Gasol. He had a game-high […]

That Motown Sound by Bulls vs. Pistons Was a Thud

February 21, 2015

Championship NBA teams travel to Detroit and defeat the Pistons. The Chicago Bulls traveled to Detroit and lost. Draw whatever conclusions you want from that. Even those of us with limited drawing (or conclusion-drawing) skills know that’s not a pretty picture. * Speaking of the Bulls’ 101-90 loss Friday night, it’s never a good sign […]

Rose, Snell Star in Bulls’ Win vs. Cavaliers

February 13, 2015

In the final game before the NBA’s all-star weekend, non-all-star Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls defeated perennial all-star LeBron James and the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers 113-98 Thursday night. Rose played like an all-star (if not better) in scoring a team-high 30 points and issuing seven assists. More astoundingly, he committed only two turnovers (both […]

Goodness! Bulls’ Loss Had Plenty of Badness

February 5, 2015

Thursday thoughts (OK, more like words thrown together, but you get the idea): It is so easy to become caught up in the game-by-game progress — or lack of it — by the Chicago Bulls in their quest for a seventh NBA title. Or at least a second-round postseason series. That said, what can you […]

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