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It’s official: Kyle Korver was traded for nothing

The Bulls historically bad summer of 2012 just keeps getting worse. That summer Chicago let C.J. Watson, John Lucas, Ronnie Brewer and Omer Asik walk while completing what might go down as the most frugal trade in Bulls history. In that salary-dumping trade, the Bulls sent sweet-shooting Kyle Korver to the Atlanta Hawks for cash considerations and a $5.1 million traded player exception. A trade exception ca ...

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Red Hot Bulls Put On Ice Down in Atlanta

The Bulls face the Atlanta Hawks to close out a three game road trip. The Hawks are closing out a tripleback(3 games in 3 days) after playing a vigorous overtime game last night and a triple OT game the night before. The Hawks came out swinging, as Atlanta forward,  Josh Smith, frustrated the Bulls on all matchups early on. The Bulls were unable to make baskets and Atlanta was slowly, but surely building th ...

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Chicago Bulls Defeat Atlanta Hawks Behind Boozer to Face The Miami Heat in the ECF

Derrick Rose said before Game 6 of their Semi-finals series with the Atlanta Hawks that this was the most important game of all of their lives. The game ended in the third road blow-out of the Hawks by the Bulls this season; 93-73 in Chicago's favor. From the very onset of the game, the Chicago Bulls came out and played like it.  Rose was the facilitator for his teammates and the team displayed great ball m ...

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Chicago Bulls Now 1 Win Away From Eastern Conference Finals After Game 5 Victory

Chicago Bulls' head coach Tom Thibodeau made the defensive mad scientist decision to sit both of their starting front-court players and instead play Omer Asik and Taj Gibson.  Up until that point, the Atlanta Hawks were abusing the Bulls' defense with their pick-and-roll game.  With about 8:00 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Coach Thibs decided to use a defensive line-up by putting in Brewer, Gibso ...

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Bulls Regain Home Court, Take Game 3

In convincing form, the Chicago Bulls ironed out every wrinkle they came across through the game to build a solid 48 minute effort to beat the Atlanta Hawks to take Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. Well, not entirely every wrinkle, although Coach Thibodeau and company came out with the right game plan, and stopped time to divert all of Atlanta's momentum changers early on. Derrick Rose was repo ...

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Chicago Bulls Batter Atlanta with Rebounding, Defense to Even Series 1-1

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Semi-Finals - Game 2: Derrick Rose was awarded the 2010-11 Most Valuable Player award by NBA commissioner David Stern prior to tip-off for Game 2 against Atlanta.  The league's youngest recipient of the MVP trophy in history would not be distracted and neither would his teammates, as they sought to avoid going down 0-2 in the series. After a disappointing Game 1 loss, the B ...

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Second Round Matchup: Previewing the Atlanta Hawks

The Pacers tested the Bulls with their logjam of Forwards, making a 1-8 series into a physical test that nobody was expecting to see. This is playoff basketball, ladies and gentlemen, you're going to see things that you didn't expect to see. Now Atlanta, this is a whole different beast. Of course, Atlanta is going to apply tactics that Indiana used that were effective, but they have an entirely different pe ...

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Derrick Rose and the Bulls Dominate in the Dirty South

The Chicago Bulls went into Atlanta and smoked the Hawks, 114-81, on Tuesday night. Derrick Rose and company got vengeance for their March 2nd loss, in which the led by 19 points before blowing the lead and the game to Al Horford and the Hawks. For the second night in a row, the Bulls routed their opponent. Derrick Rose had 30 points and 10 assists in three quarters.  He had a career-high six three-point fi ...

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Derrick Rose, Thibs Guides Boozerless Bulls Past Hawks

On the eve of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first Chicago Bulls'  championship team, Horace Grant and Scottie Pippen were in the house as the Bulls-Hawks game.  It wasn't the "Madhouse on Madison" of old, across the street in Chicago Stadium.  But these new-breed Bulls are doing their great, past teams some justice with their play. The Chicago Bulls have now wo ...

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Boozer Ruled Out, Deng Questionable Tonight vs. Hawks

Carlos Boozer will not play, and is ruled as day-to-day with an ankle sprain, tonight for the Bulls as the Atlanta Hawks come to the United Center later tonight.  Boozer has had to endure with swelling after taking a hard foul from Charlotte Bobcats' center Kwame Brown on Wednesday night. In addition, Luol Deng may miss his first start of the season tonight due to a left thigh bruise.  He is a game-time dec ...

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