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Cavaliers-Bulls series preview
The Chicago Bulls face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the playoffs.
In-depth looks at what's going on with the Chicago Bulls.
Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose need to grow up and play ball
Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose need to grow up and play ball
Pros and Cons of Keeping Joakim Noah
Should the Bulls keep Noah? Chicago Bulls.
InevitaBULL? Is it time for the Bulls to trade Derrick Rose?
He's in the prime of his career, but Derrick Rose could also bring the Bulls the greatest value on the trade market this offseason.
News stories on the Chicago Bulls, including information on injuries, trades, free-agent signings and more.
Any Bulls rumors involving trades or free agents.
Chicago Bulls News, Opinion and Expert Analysis
Chicago Bulls news, schedules and results, and expert analysis on About.com: Find predictions, rumors, lists and more about their favorite NBA team.
Might the Bulls be interested in Dwight Howard?
If Pau Gasol and/or Joakim Noah -- or both -- leave the Bulls by choice or aren't retained, might the team be interested in Dwight Howard?
5 reasons why Fred Hoiberg's Bulls failed this season
Lack of continuity, lack of respect and lack of winning attitude were just some reasons why Bulls and coach Fred Hoiberg failed in 2015-16.
Recalling Thibs, looking ahead to where Bulls go from here
Reflecting back on what the Bulls have become since they fired Tom Thibodeau and brought in Fred Hoiberg, and what must be done in the offseason.
How Jimmy Butler ranks with the rest of the NBA?
Will Bulls management do the smart thing and keep Jimmy Butler to help build next season's team around? How does he rank vs. is NBA peers?
Have Bulls fans already forgotten the 2015-16 season?
With so much attention to the Blackhawks, Cubs and White Sox, In a way, the Bulls did themselves a favor by missing the playoffs.
Might Michigan State's Valentine be on Bulls' draft radar?
The first step the Bulls must take to improve is the upcoming NBA Draft. Michigan State's Denzel Valentine should be at the top of their list.
Cristiano Felicio: Bulls need to keep the 'Brazilian Beast'
Could Cristiano Felicio, the
Grading the Bulls: How did the starters do in 2015-16?
Bulls' starters didn't always make the grade, and some underperformed than what they were capable of, a big part why they'll likely miss the playoffs.
A, B, C, D or F: Grading the Bulls’ bench in 2015-16
The Bulls bench has been a mixed bag this season. There have been some unexpected surprises and poor disappointments.
Looking back at the history of the Chicago Bulls.
Remembering Chicago Bulls history on Thursdays.
Grading Derrick Rose's 2015-2016 season thus far
A, B, C, D or F -- how does Rose grade out?
Detailed descriptions of Chicago Bulls results.
Bulls: Derrick Rose is okay -- but what about Jimmy Butler?
Bulls fans took a big deep breath when news came that Derrick Rose's elbow was okay after Tuesday's game. But what about Jimmy Butler? Is his game ok?
Is there enough time for Bulls to salvage playoff berth?
Just when it looked like the Bulls were starting to steam towards the playoffs, losses once again jeopardize their playoff hopes.
No Bull: Why Chicago needs to be a two-NBA team town
Two NBA teams successfully co-exist each in both Los Angeles and New York. Why not a second NBA team in Chicago?
Ex-Bulls shooting guards -- but they were no Jimmy Butler
After more than a decade of a revolving door at shooting guard, the Bulls finally found success with Jimmy Butler.
Here's where to find all things NBA Draft.
Detailed previews of Chicago Bulls games.
Wheel of Fortune: 3 Bulls and their bang for the buck -- or not
The Chicago Bulls have a good cross-section of players with various values. Some are bargains, some are fair, some maybe not so much. Who are they?
The 3 Worst Chicago Bulls Losses this Season (and then some)
The Bulls have lost 32 games heading into Tuesday's action (vs. 33 wins). Some losses have been close, but others were downright forgettaBull.
The ForgettaBulls: Top 5 you likely forgot played for the Bulls
There are the unforgettaBulls like Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. Then there are the ones you likely don't remember -- and for good reason.
Matchup with Spurs will be a big test for Bulls
While the Bulls are starting to get some of their injured players back, issues still remain on whether they have enough to make the playoffs.
If anyone is going to rescue Bulls' playoff hopes, it's Jimmy Butler
Will the long-anticipated return of Jimmy Butler to the Bulls lineup be the jumpstart the team needs to get back into playoff contention?
Picking the 5 best Bulls since Y2K
Lots has changed with the Bulls since their six championship seasons in the 1990s, especially since Y2K came upon us 16 years ago.
Why going to a Bulls game is the best event in town
Forget the Cubs, Blackhawks, Bears or White Sox. There's no better sporting event to attend in Chicago than a Bulls game. Here's why.
Stop the presses, Derrick Rose is back. But for how long?
With two key players out due to injury, Derrick Rose is almost singlehandedly carrying the Bulls on his shoulders. But for how long?
Kobe Bryant's last game at the United Center is today
Tonight is Kobe Bryant's final game at the United Center, similar in stature to Michael Jordan's last game there in 2003.
Bulls Fail at Trade Deadline, Trounced by Cavaliers
Did the Bulls forget about making the playoffs and decide to focus on the future after making just one trade before the NBA trade deadline?
Flashback: See Derrick Rose back in his high school days!
Check out newly discovered highlights of Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose back when he was a prep standout at Chicago's Simeon High School.
Now that All-Star Game is over, where do the Bulls go from here?
With the NBA All-Star Game now history, can the Bulls overcome injury and inconsistency in the second half of the season to still make a playoff run?
How can Bulls keep struggling, even with so much All-Star talent?
4 players with a combined 13 All-Star appearances (14 after Sunday's game in Toronto). So how, with all that talent, are the Bulls struggling?
Are injury-plagued Bulls a sinking ship, or is there time to recover?
It's the end of the first half of the NBA season and the Bulls are in big trouble. Can they bounce back in the second half?
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An index of categories in the
What would John Paxson do with potential trade emails?
What would Bulls' boss John Paxson respond to hypothetical trade proposal emails from other NBA teams? Here's what we think might happen.
Discipline, lack of trade interest is negatively impacting Bulls
Lack of discipline, cohesiveness and no interest in potentially making a trade leaves Bulls in danger of falling short of potential long playoff run.
The ones that got away: 3 Bulls that should never have been traded
The Bulls have done fairly well in the trading wars over the last decade-plus. But every so often, they deal away someone they never should have.
Big relief for Bulls: Derrick Rose knee is OK
Derrick Rose says 'muscle fatigue' caused the recent flareup of tendinitis in his right knee that sidelined him for three games.
Bulls' 3-game losing streak: It's not panic time, but is it trade time?
Several Bulls players -- including some key fan favorites -- may have to be moved to strengthen the overall team.
What if Jimmy Butler, Michael Jordan played in a different era?
If we could turn back time, or move it ahead, how would Jimmy Butler fare in the 1990s, and how might Michael Jordan fare today?
Loss of Joakim Noah turns his, Bulls plans upside down
A big payday with another team and the opportunity to become a starter again somewhere else -- are all but gone now for Joakim Noah.
Looking ahead: How Bulls would fare against likely East playoff foes
If the Eastern Conference playoffs were to begin tomorrow, how would the Bulls shape up against likely opponents?
What did Bulls learn vs. Warriors that they could use for themselves?
The Bulls were trounced by the Warriors on Wednesday. But did the losing team take good notes and maybe learn a few things that can help them?
Bulls plethora of big men is a good 'problem' to have
With the NBA trade deadline Feb. 18, the Bulls' plethora of big men will have teams looking for trades. If the Bulls are smart, they'll keep them all.
Who are the Most Hated Bulls Players of All Time?
Who are the most hated Bulls of all time? You know, the guys that wore the red and white uniforms that opposing teams and fans absolutely despised.
Would the Bulls REALLY think about trading Derrick Rose?
He's only 27 years old, was NBA MVP just five seasons ago and would appear to be in the prime of his career. But could the Bulls consider trading Derrick Rose?
Bulls Notebook: Butler, Rose, Portis and OKC
Bulls Notebook: Butler, Rose, Portis and OKC
76ers put early scare into Bulls before big comeback and win
The Bulls thought the lowly 76ers would be an easy game, potentially a blowout. But Philly made a game of it in the first half before fading yet again.
Rebounding Bulls ready to deep-six the 76ers
After a three-game losing streak, the Bulls look to make it three wins in a row in Monday's game against the lowly Philadelphia 76ers.
McDermott becomes one of Bulls most improved players
Doug McDermott has become one of the Bulls' most improved players in the first quarter-plus of the season. He's definitely showing what he's got.
Going 3-on-3 with the Bulls: Who beats whom?
Who would win a battle of 3-on-3? Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson and Pau Gasol vs. Jimmy Butler, Nikola Mirotic and Joakim Noah?
Banged up Bulls still manage to outplay Nuggets
Despite several players playing with minor injuries, the Bulls are playing near the top of their game and, most importantly, continue winning.
Big game for Gasol, Noah as Bulls surprise Spurs
While Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler struggle, Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah come up with big performances as Bulls surprise Spurs
Are Joakim Noah's days with the Bulls numbered?
WIth unrestricted free agency awaiting at the end of the season, will the Bulls move Joakim while they can still get something of value for him?
Mike Dunleavy likely to learn Monday if back soreness is a setback
Will Bulls F Mike Dunleavy find out Monday if back soreness is a setback?
Can the Chicago Bulls’ mimic the Spurs’ consistent greatness?
Can the Chicago Bulls become the new version of the San Antonio Spurs?
Could a trade reinvigorate the struggling Lakers star?
Would a change of scenery help Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers? And if so, what about seeing Bryant in a Chicago Bulls uniform?
Too much roster depth in the paint for the Bulls?
Does Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg have a big man problem? Namely, too many?
Bulls show a lot in Portland win, Derrick Rose back from ankle sprain
The Chicago Bulls showed a lot in Wednesday's win at Portland, holding off a hungry Trailblazers team.
No doubt about it: Jimmy Butler has arrived
No doubt about it: The Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler has arrived
Remembering Flip Saunders: Good guy, good coach
Remembering Flip Saunders: A 'good guy, good coach'
E'Twaun Moore is nothing special, but he's a solid insurance player to have on the end of the bench.
Chicago Bulls' Wings
Taking a look at the wings on the Chicago Bulls' roster.
Jimmy Butler blossomed into a star and is in line for a max contract.
Mike Dunleavy was an important part of the Chicago Bulls this past season, but the veteran might not be back.
Tony Snell showed some flashes of potential in his second season, but inconsistency was a big problem.
Doug McDermott had a rough rookie campaign, but the hope is playing under Fred Hoiberg will be a big plus.
Derrick Rose needs surgery for fractured orbital bone
Derrick Rose needs surgery after getting elbowed in the face during the Chicago Bulls' first practice of the season.
Derrick Rose's free agency comments cause stir
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose caused a stir with some comments about free agency at Media Day, but it's really not a big deal.
Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy out 8-10 weeks
Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy is out eight-to-10 weeks after back surgery, giving Tony Snell and Doug McDermott an opportunity to step up.
Bulls Throwback Thursday: Game 6 vs. Celtics in 2009
Remembering the Chicago Bulls' incredible triple-overtime victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the 2009 playoffs.
Pau Gasol Wins MVP at EuroBasket
Chicago Bulls big man Pau Gasol won MVP as Spain won EuroBasket 2015.
Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic lead Spain to EuroBasket semifinals
Pau Gasol and Nikola Mirotic have led Spain to the EuroBasket semifinals.
Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson on the mend after tough season
Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson is getting healthy after suffering through an injury-plagued campaign that resulted in ankle surgery.
Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic starring for Spain at EuroBasket
While Spain has only gotten off to a 2-2 start at EuroBasket 2015, Chicago Bulls big men Paul Gasol and Nikola Mirotic have been productive.
Joakim Noah hopes to bounce back in contract year
Entering a contract year, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah looks to bounce back after a rough 2014-15 campaign.
Nikola Mirotic will play huge role for the Chicago Bulls in 2015-16
Nikola Mirotic is going to be an impact player for the Chicago Bulls in 2015-16.
Chicago Bulls Throwback Thursday: Elton Brand
Remembering Elton Brand's brief stint with the Chicago Bulls at the beginning of his career.
What are reasonable expectations for the Chicago Bulls in 2015-16?
Setting reasonable expectations for the Chicago Bulls in the 2015-16 season.
Chicago Bulls Throwback Thursday: Toni Kukoc
Toni Kukoc was a key member of the Chicago Bulls' second three-peat, and now Kukoc is back with the organization in an advisor role.
Chicago Bulls release 2015-16 schedule
The Chicago Bulls' 2015-16 schedule has been unveiled, and the Bulls will tip off the NBA season against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Derrick Rose opts out of Team USA minicamp
Derrick Rose has opted out of the USA Basketball minicamp next week, effectively ending his chances of participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Throwback Thursday: Fred Hoiberg as a Chicago Bull
Before joining the Chicago Bulls as a head coach, Fred Hoiberg spent time with the Bulls as a player.
Throwback Thursday: Space Jam
Remembering Michael Jordan in
How does Pau Gasol fit in with Chicago Bulls next season?
Pau Gasol will likely see a somewhat diminished role under new Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg next season, but the veteran will still have value.
Throwback Thursday: The 2008 NBA Draft
Remembering when the Chicago Bulls selected Derrick Rose over Michael Beasley in the 2008 NBA Draft.
What can the Chicago Bulls expect from Doug McDermott next year?
Chicago Bulls forward Doug McDermott is in line for an improvement in his second year. But just what should be expected of McDermott?
Chicago Bulls Summer League recap
Recapping the Chicago Bulls' performance in the Las Vegas Summer League.
Chicago Bulls bringing the band back together
The Chicago Bulls are basically bringing the same roster back next season.
Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy agree to new deals with Chicago Bulls
The Chicago Bulls did what needed to be done by re-upping with Jimmy Butler and Mike Dunleavy.
Chicago Bulls free agency primer
A look at the Chicago Bulls as free agency begins.
Looking at the bigs on the Chicago Bulls' roster.
The Chicago Bulls were lucky to get Bobby Portis in the draft.
Joakim Noah had a rough season and could be a trade candidate.
Pau Gasol had a big season for the Chicago Bulls, but there are questions about fit moving forward.
Taj Gibson had an injury-plagued season and could be on the trade market.
Nikola Mirotic showed flashes of his immense potential in his rookie season.
Nazr Mohammed and Cameron Bairstow
Nazr Mohammed and Cameron Bairstow are emergency players at the end of the bench.
Chicago Bulls lucky to get Bobby Portis
The Chicago Bulls got a steal in Bobby Portis in the 2015 NBA Draft.
Kevon Looney - UCLA
Kevon Looney has a ton of talent but is falling down draft boards because of an injury problem.
Delon Wright - Utah
Delon Wright could be the ideal backup point guard for Derrick Rose.
R.J. Hunter - Georgia State
R.J. Hunter is capable of being a lights-out shooter.
Rashad Vaughn - UNLV
Rashad Vaughn is an excellent shooter with good upside.
The Chicago Bulls should have plenty of nice options at No. 22 in the 2015 NBA Draft.
Sam Dekker - Wisconsin
Sam Dekker was a star in the NCAA Tournament.
Montrezl Harrell - Louisville
Montrezl Harrell is an athletic freak who should be a solid energy player.
Jerian Grant - Notre Dame
Notre Dame's Jerian Grant would be a nice combo guard.
Tyus Jones - Duke
Tyus Jones impressed in the NCAA Tournament.
Terry Rozier - Louisville
Terry Rozier has elite length and athleticism for a point guard.
Justin Anderson - Virginia
Justin Anderson could be an excellent 3-and-D guy if his outside shot translate to the NBA.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson - Arizona
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson may be the best wing defender in the draft.
Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson out 4 months after ankle surgery
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson will be out four months because of ankle surgery.
John Paxson beats Suns to earn 1st 3-peat
John Paxson helped the Chicago Bulls clinch their first three-peat with a clutch three in Game 6 of the 1993 NBA Finals.
No. 1: Michael Jordan's last Chicago Bulls shot
Michael Jordan's last shot with the Chicago Bulls earned them title No. 6.
No. 7: Michael Jordan's 'spectacular move'
Michael Jordan's incredible layup against the Los Angeles Lakers produced a memorable call by Marv Albert.
No. 6: The Shrug
Michael Jordan's shooting display in Game 1 of the 1992 NBA Finals surprised even him.
No. 5: Bulls cap off 72-win season with title on Father's Day
The Chicago Bulls' fourth title was an emotional one because it was won on Father's Day.
No. 4: The 1st championship
The Chicago Bulls' dynasty started with the first title in 1991.
No. 3: The Flu Game
The Chicago Bulls have had many great NBA Finals moments over the years.
No. 10: Bench ignites Game 6 comeback in 1992 Finals
The Chicago Bulls' bench helped lead an epic comeback to earn back-to-back championships.
No. 9: Steve Kerr buries Utah Jazz to win title No. 5
Michael Jordan found Steve Kerr for the title-clinching shot in 1997.
No. 8: Michael Jordan hits buzzer-beater in Game 1 of 1997 Finals
Michael Jordan hit a game-winning buzzer-beater in Game 1 of the 1997 NBA Finals.
Kirk Hinrich had a really rough season for the Chicago Bulls.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose endured an uneven season and another knee surgery, but there's reason for optimism moving forward.
Aaron Brooks fizzled in the playoffs after a strong regular season and likely won't be back with the Chicago Bulls next season.
Taking a look at the Chicago Bulls' point-guard situation heading into the offseason.
Bulls hire Fred Hoiberg
The Chicago Bulls have hired Fred Hoiberg to replace Tom Thiboeau as head coach.
Bulls fire Tom Thibodeau
The Chicago Bulls have fired head coach Tom Thibodeau after five seasons.
Tom Thibodeau saga nearing conclusion
The Chicago Bulls are on the verge of firing head coach Tom Thibodeau.
Bulls 2014-15 postmortem
The Chicago Bulls had high expectations for the 2014-15 season, but it was a year full of disappointment.
Tom Thibodeau era in Chicago ends meekly
The Chicago Bulls ended the Tom Thibodeau era in embarrassing fashion.
Bulls on the brink
The Bulls are on the brink of elimination.
Bulls try to bounce back after heartbreaking loss
The Chicago Bulls will try to bounce back after LeBron James beat them at the buzzer in Game 4.
Derrick Rose buries Cavaliers with buzzer-beater in Game 3
Derrick Rose's buzzer-beater to beat the Cavaliers in Game 3 was insane.
Bulls blow another chance to close out Bucks
The Chicago Bulls blew another opportunity to close out the Milwaukee Bucks.
Bulls can't finish off sweep of Bucks
The Chicago Bulls had a chance to sweep the Milwaukee Bucks, but the Bulls couldn't finish the job and will head back to Chicago for a Game 5.
Jimmy Butler stars as Bulls take 2-0 series lead over Bucks
Jimmy Butler has been a stud in the Chicago Bulls' first two playoff games against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Bulls vs. Bucks series preview
The Chicago Bulls will take on the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs.
Chance at No. 2 seed gone with loss to Cavaliers
The Chicago Bulls' chances of getting the No. 2 seed basically ended with a loss to the Cavaliers, but the Bulls remain optimistic about a possible playoff matchup.
A look at potential 1st-round matchups for Bulls
Who could the Chicago Bulls face in the first round of the postseason?
Nikola Mirotic making waves as Bulls win 2 straight
Nikola Mirotic has led the Bulls to two straight impressive wins, and the rookie should be in the conversation for Rookie of the Year.
Tom Thibodeau's minutes management under microscope again
Tom Thibodeau's minutes management is at the center of a strained relationship between the Chicago Bulls head coach and the front office.
Getting tough to watch these Bulls
The short-handed Chicago Bulls are not a fun team to watch right now.
Derrick Rose speaks, then Bulls lose to Grizzlies
Derrick Rose spoke to the media and said he plans to return this season, although he didn't give an exact timetable. Then, the Chicago Bulls lost to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Bulls falter on road after 2 impressive home victories
The Chicago Bulls came up with two short-handed wins at home in the last week, but that was followed up by two road losses.
Jimmy Butler out 3-to-6 weeks with elbow injury
The Chicago Bulls received more bad news when an MRI revealed that Jimmy Butler's elbow injury will keep him out of the lineup for three-to-six weeks.
Derrick Rose out 4-to-6 weeks after surgery
Derrick Rose will only miss four-to-six weeks after surgery on his meniscus, and Rose is expected to return this season.
Derrick Rose to undergo surgery for torn meniscus
Derrick Rose has suffered another torn meniscus and will need another surgery.
Bulls come out of All-Star break showing familiar inconsistencies
The Chicago Bulls came out of the All-Star break with two uneven performances, and Taj Gibson revealed that he has been playing with a hand injury.
The Chicago Bulls like their team
The Chicago Bulls were quiet at the trade deadline, and that's okay!
Bulls trending upward at All-Star break
The Chicago Bulls had a rough January, but a four-game winning streak heading into the All-Star break has the Bulls thinking big once again.
Bulls lucky to go .500 on 6-game road trip
The Chicago Bulls went .500 on their six-game road trip, but the Bulls were lucky to get those three wins.
Is Taj Gibson on the trade block?
Taj Gibson has been brought up in trade rumors, but is it worth trading the power forward?
Mike Dunleavy still out as Bulls face Rockets
Mike Dunleavy will miss his 17th straight game when the Chicago Bulls face the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
How Jimmy Butler and Pau Gasol became All-Stars for Bulls
Jimmy Butler and Pau Gasol earned well-deserved All-Star nods this season.
Bulls start 6-game road trip vs. league-best Warriors
The Chicago Bulls tip off a six-game road trip with a tough matchup against the Golden State Warriors.
Bulls put an end to Tom Thibodeau rumors with impressive victories
The Chicago Bulls put an end to a silly rumor about Tom Thibodeau's fragile job security with two impressive wins over the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks.
Bulls just need to win to quell Tom Thibodeau rumors
The Chicago Bulls look really bad right now and Tom Thibodeau is rumored to be on the hot seat, but it would be foolish to count them out.
Bulls' defense not performing up to snuff
The Chicago Bulls have historically been an elite defensive team under head coach Tom Thibodeau, but the defense has struggled this season.
Mike Dunleavy still plagued by ankle injury, Doug McDermott nears return
It's still unclear when Mike Dunleavy will return from an ankle injury, and the Chicago Bulls have missed his presence.
With Derrick Rose out, Pau Gasol answers the call vs. Bucks
With Derrick Rose sitting due to knee soreness, Pau Gasol scored a career-high 46 points in a win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Aaron Brooks providing consistent spark off Bulls' bench
Aaron Brooks is the latest in the line of diminutive point guards to excel under Tom Thibodeau.
Bulls have chance for special 2015
The Chicago Bulls are poised for a championship run this season, and there are many ways for them to make it possible.