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Lost in London: The Bulls’ Missed Olympic Opportunities

This past Sunday, the United States defeated Spain 107-100 in the men’s Olympic final to win its second consecutive gold medal. While LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and the rest of our country’s basketball representatives certainly deserve high praise for their efforts, the conclusion of the international tournament was a bittersweet moment for me. As Team USA stood proud during the national anthem ...

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Inventory: The 2012-2013 Chicago Bulls

With Derrick Rose out for most of the upcoming year and with the Bulls very close to eclipsing the luxury tax threshold, Jerry Reinsdorf, John Paxson and Gar Forman decided to take the time this off-season to revamp much of the team’s roster. Whether or not that was a good plan will be decided a few years down the line, but one thing right now is for sure: this Bulls team looks very different than the one t ...

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Chicago Bulls 2012/13 Player Preview

The signed contracts and (nearly) exhausted cap space indicate the roster is essentially set for the 2012/13 season. While most Bulls fans, including myself, have been left confused, frustrated, and even angered by management’s offseason decisions, it now serves little purpose to dwell on the past and identify what could have been better options. Sure, the most effective bench on the winningest team of the ...

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The Mitch & Nillz Bulls Show: Episode 10 – “Great Expectations”

Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more news & notes to discuss during these dog days of summer, the guys are back with Episode 10 of the Bulls Show. Listen in as Mitch & Nillz set their 2012/13 season expectations for each player on the current roster and give their thoughts on the US team’s continued pursuit for gold. Who should have a breakout year this season and who might underperform? ...

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Movin’ On Up: Bulls All-Time Statistics Projections

With  Kirk Hinrich coming back, we were curious to speculate on where these players could end up with one more season down. Along with just 2012-13, how close are these active guys to moving up on the main all-time team leader boards. Keep reading to find out more. Kirk Hinrich is the only active player to lead any one of the franchises all-time stat categories. Three-pointers made and Three-pointers attemp ...

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Derrick Rose on Cover of NBA 2K13

Earlier today, 2K sports revealed the cover for their upcoming game NBA 2K13. The popular video game series will have three cover athletes for the latest installment of the game coming in October.  All-Stars Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose and Blake Griffin will grace the cover. Rose and Griffin joined Kobe Bryant in a new commercial from 2K sports that featured NBA 2k12 accolades, which can be found here. 2K's ...

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Chicago’s Current Mount Rushmore

The city of broad shoulders prides itself on legendary architecture, gorgeous beaches, decadent food, and our professional sports teams and athletes. The major teams in town, The Cubs, Sox, Bulls, Bears, and Blackhawks have great players on their clubs, but who is the best of the best?  Evaluating the resumes of the current crop of Second City athletes was difficult and an arduous task, but that is a great ...

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2012 Was Never The Year Of The Bull, But We’ve Still Got Something To Root For

With 1:20 to go in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoff’s first round, Derrick Rose drove to the hoop, planted his feet and hit the floor. Rose tore the ACL in his left knee, all but ending the Bulls’ playoff run just as quickly as it had began. But let’s be honest with ourselves. Did anyone really believe this was the year the Bulls would overtake the Heat in the Eastern Conference, en route to hanging ...

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Derrick Rose’s Knee Surgery a Success

In what's going to be a long road to recovery, Derrick Rose successfully underwent left knee surgery to repair his torn ACL Saturday morning at Rush University Medical Center. The man behind the knife was none other than team physician Dr. Brian Cole. The average time it takes a torn ACL to heal is seven to nine months. This would mean the Bulls would be playing without Rose until near the All-Star break of ...

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Without Rose, Bulls Drop Game Two

With Derrick Rose lost for the season, the Bulls weren't ready to call it quits. Rose went down with a torn ACL with just over a minute to play in Saturday's 103-91 Game One victory in the team's opening round series with the Philadelphia 76ers. After the game, the mood in the locker room was not that of a team who had just kicked off their playoff run with a win. The Bulls were down, understandably, but ce ...

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