| Apr 21, 2009
BOSTON — Joakim Noah sat in stunned silence late Monday night, ice packs on both knees, a blank stare on his sour face.
The Bulls had just lost a 118-115 gut-wrencher to the Celtics, tying their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at a game...
| Apr 26, 2009
| 4:12 PM
If there's any justice in the Bulls' universe, Norm Van Lier spent his Sunday afternoon high above the United Center, maybe sharing a drink with his friend Jimi Hendrix, and smiling at what transpired in the new Madhouse on Madison.
Van Lier's widow,...
| Apr 1, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - T.J. Ford hit the go-ahead jumper with 3.9 seconds left, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Chicago Bulls 107-105 last night to tighten the race for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference. Chicago had a chance to tie or win, but Ben...
| May 3, 2009
BOSTON -- The 43rd season in Bulls franchise history unofficially started when the winning Ping-Pong-ball combination of 11-7-9-13 from last May's draft lottery kept No. 1 pick Derrick Rose in his hometown.
It officially ended Saturday night at TD...
| Nov 13, 2008
| 9:26 PM
Last season the Bulls somehow turned around a 49-33 record from 2006-07 into the exact opposite at 33-49.
Suffice it to say the turnaround the Bulls pulled off Thursday night at the United Center seemed much more palatable.
Trailing by 19 in the first...
| Nov 19, 2008
| 10:57 PM
With so many lowlights, it's tough to know where to begin dissecting the Bulls' 116-74 drubbing at the hands of the Trail Blazers Wednesday night at Rose Garden.
Here's one attempt: Wet paper towels offer more resistance than the Bulls' big men.
| Nov 20, 2008
| 2:01 PM
Good to be back in the saddle for this feature after my friend and mentor Sam Smith occupied this seat for the past few seasons. I started doing this for fledgling Trib site back in 1996 for Bulls playoffs and here we are in 2008. And how cool is this for...
| Nov 30, 2008
| 7:49 PM
When the highlight shows roll on the Bulls' 103-92 victory Sunday over the 76ers, they will focus on Derrick Rose's spectacular block, ankle-breaking drive and one-handed alley-oop dunk — understandably so.
Rose's full-length sprint to block...
| Dec 2, 2008
| 10:27 PM
Larry Hughes didn't need the Bulls' 103-95 overtime loss to the 76ers to remind him that games are played on the court, not on paper.
That's why the veteran guard offered the vocal equivalent of a shoulder shrug when asked about Tuesday starting a...
| Dec 6, 2008
| 9:41 PM
A lack of consistent production from Bulls big men has been a dominant story line all season, so Ben Gordon decided to take matters in his own hands — or, more accurately, his finger.
With Joakim Noah benched and Tyrus Thomas playing just 5 minutes...
| Dec 9, 2008
| 9:27 PM
As happy as Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni is with Chris Duhon, he joked about how he cursed a couple of times when the Bulls cashed in a 1.7 percent chance to win the draft lottery last May, mere days after he rejected the Bulls' job.
"Chicago is going to...