| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The undermanned Bulls ended the Heat’s 27-game winning streak Wednesday night, and of course the 1972 Miami Dolphins popped champagne. Or something like that.
But with Nazr Mohammed starting -- no lie -- and Kirk Hinrich ripping the ball out of...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:57 AM
If you have any basketball sensibilities, then don’t watch a Bulls playoff game
Not an entire game, anyway. Your system can’t take it. It’s the ghost pepper of the playoff basketball Scoville Scale. I’m telling you this for...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In NBA playoff parlance, we call this a gift.
The beaten-up, struggling, Derrick-Rose-less Bulls get a first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, perhaps the dumbest team in the league.
The Bulls won three of the four games against the Nets...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Winning 45 games with 15 starting lineups that didn't include Derrick Rose demonstrated Tom Thibodeau's coaching ability even more than the Bulls posting the NBA's best regular-season record in his each of his first two seasons.
The Bulls did it with...
| Apr 23, 2013
NEW YORK — Fans flocked to the Barclays Center for Game 2 on Monday night between the Bulls and Nets fully expecting to see a key trio take control of this series.
Indeed, a Big Three did.
Except the players weren't Nets stars Deron Williams,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:43 PM
This time, the Bulls were hurting for reasons other than injury.
Welcoming back critical rotation pieces in Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson, the Bulls' defense was battered and bruised as the Trail Blazers cruised to a 99-89 victory that wasn't that close...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Nate Robinson showcased the full effect of his mercurial nature, goading J.J. Barea into a technical foul, stuffing the box score with 22 points and 10 assists and making sure the postgame locker room sounded like detention hall with...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:51 PM
On a breakaway in the first quarter of the Bulls' 101-97 victory Wednesday night over the Heat, only Kirk Hinrich stood between LeBron James and a basket suitable for framing.
Fearlessly, Hinrich tackled James in the open court with a technique that...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Tom Thibodeau had a chance to prove he isn’t crazy, but no.
The Bulls coach had a chance to show he knew how and when to lose a game, but no.
While you were sleeping, so were the Bulls. They went into Sacramanto to face a Kings team missing...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:54 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Eighteen years ago this month, Michael Jordan, wearing No. 45, made his dramatic comeback from retirement and a baseball experiment at this city's old Market Square Arena.
In this age of instantaneous reaction and social media...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Nobody said victories would be pretty anymore.
Pretty first left the building when Derrick Rose lay in a crumpled heap April 28, his left ACL snapped. Throw in injuries to rotation regulars Kirk Hinrich, Richard Hamilton and Taj Gibson and the need for...