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Bulls trade Deng for Bynum and picks

The Deng era is over in Chicago. The Bulls have official traded Loul Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Bynum and 3 future draft picks. After contract talks never came to a head most saw this move coming from Chicago. Deng was willing to test the FA market, and we all know teams overpaid for talent through free agency. Deng was already as good as gone. Chicago was not willing to let him walk for not ...

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Bulls draft day options

The 2013 NBA draft is just days away.  The overwhelming pessimism surrounding this year’s crop of talent hasn’t stopped scouts and GMs from doing their jobs. Good draft or bad draft, the process is always the same—every team does tons of research and scouting that comes to a pinnacle on draft night. Every season coach Tom Thibodeau makes his team compete regardless of his roster—next season will be no diffe ...

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The Luol Deng Conundrum Part 2: Trade Options

Since I wrote Part 1 of the Luol Deng Conundrum there has been an update on Deng’s wrist. Deng has chose to forgo surgery on a torn ligament in his left wrist for a second straight summer, meaning he’ll play another full season with the injury. Deng’s decision to pass on surgery didn’t come as a surprise last offseason since he opted to represent Great Britain in the Summer Olympics, but this offseason it’s ...

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Bulls Show: Nillz Hitz (Vol. 5)

Is this an overreaction or harsh reality? When the Bulls lost to the New Orleans Hornets without 1st overall draft pick Anthony Davis in early November, the season was too young for the new pieces to mesh. When the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a 27 point deficit to defeat the Bulls less than a month later, maybe the collapse was simply a mental letdown. When the Charlotte Bobcats spoiled the Bulls’ new year’s e ...

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Bulls Show 23: “Ripped Hamilton” & The Central Division Gauntlet

Mitch & Nillz review the Bulls' last two games - both victories overshadowed by Rip Hamilton's injury. The guys also weigh in on the "substantial sanctions" levied during the San Antonio Spurs' controversy, then look ahead to the Bulls' upcoming week that features 4 games in 5 nights against Central division rivals & the New York Knicks. Of course no episode would be complete without the "rapid fire ...

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Bulls Hot in Cleveland

The Bulls travel to Cleveland to face a well rounded Cavalier team. Reigning Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving starts the season healthy, along with Cleveland's Center, Anderson Varejao(who also grabbed 23 boards in his regular season debut.) Kirk and Boozer started the game on fire. Carlos Boozer hit 5 of his first 6 shots to finish the half with 12 points. Behind a 67% first half shooting performance and ra ...

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Chicago Bulls Clinch The Top Spot in the NBA Eastern Conference

The first seed in the East now belongs to the Chicago Bulls in the 2010-11 regular season after their 93-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.  The Cavs ended with the best record in the Eastern Conference for the past two consecutive seasons until the Bulls officially recrowned them from that honor on Friday evening. Derrick Rose was not very aggressive but did not need to be since Cleveland did not have th ...

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Bullseye View: Waiting, Chaos of NBA Free Agency Drags On

The next hours and days will be the most pivitol time in the history of the Chicago Bulls' franchise since 1998. Jerry Reinsdorf, Gar Forman, John Paxson, and the Bulls' FO are trying to land either, if not both of, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. These two free-agents are arguably the best players in the NBA. Both of these men sit atop of the superbly talented 2003 Draft Class. Wade is a one-time NBA champio ...

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Cavs Fire Brown, Bulls Won’t Bite

The Cleveland Cavaliers have taken a big gamble by firing Mike Brown on Monday. Brown had served as head coach for the Cavaliers for 5 seasons with no NBA championships and 1 Finals appearance to show for it. This might be foreshadowing of other [...] ...

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LeBron: Escaping The Shadow of a Basketball Icon

Since the year 1991, the Chicago Bulls have won more championships than any other franchise in the NBA - winning a total of six (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, and 1998). The next closest teams are the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, at 4 apiece. The Bulls won these titles in dominant fashion. The NBA never saw such dominance since the 1960's Boston Celtics, of Cousy and Russell, who won 10 of 11 d ...

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