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NBA Playoffs: Will Thibodeau utilize bench down the stretch?

The second round started off great for Chicago Monday night, with the Bulls defeating the Cavs 99-92 in Cleveland. Chicago played a solid game, but there was something to be a bit concerned about after the first meeting of the series. Chicago's bench players saw limited action and the starters played extended minutes.The only starter to play less than 35 minutes was Joakim Noah, who played 29 minutes. Jimmy ...

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Thibodeau-led Bulls set for third try at LeBron James in NBA Playoffs

For the last five years, the biggest obstacle standing in the way of the Chicago Bulls and a shot at a championship is Cleveland's LeBron James. His teams have dominated the Eastern conference for half a decade now and the road to the finals inevitably goes through him. This will be the 5th playoff appearance for the Bulls with Tom Thibodeau as head coach and the third time they will have faced a LeBron-led ...

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WATCH: Joakim Noah tricks Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan

The Chicago Bulls earned a big win over Toronto to move 1 1/2 games ahead of the Raptors as the 3rd seed in the Eastern Conference. The Bulls got solid outputs from Jimmy Butler, Tony Snell and Pau Gasol in the win. But one play towards the end stood out as the Raptors committed a turnover just the way Joakim Noah planned. With 1:21 left and down 9, Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan picked up his dribble and look ...

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Joakim Noah stars in new NBA commercial

Meet Joakim Noah's swingman. The Chicago Bulls center stars in a new NBA commercial featuring him and his "swingman" as they explain their awesome friendship.  Dr. Tom Murphy serves as not only Noah's friend, but his impersonator allowing Noah to sneak out of distractions. Check out this hilarious commercial below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2R4Czt8MpI ...

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Joakim Noah didn’t care for Raptors/76ers game

https://twitter.com/bruce_arthur/status/532929064156532736 The Chicago Bulls have already played the Philadelphia 76ers and came away with a win. Now tonight they face one of their toughest opponents yet, the Toronto Raptors and are looking for the same result. The Raptors and 76ers already played this season, resulting in a Raptors blowout win. So when Pau Gasol was studying film on the Raptors by watching ...

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Bulls win season opener 104-80

The 2014-15 edition of the Running of the Chicago Bulls is back, and boy did they look good against the New York Knicks. Their 104-80 win had many positive points and if you did not notice, the minutes were spread out evenly. Coming into the season the biggest concerns were Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah’s legs. Coach Tom Thibodeau said that they would be monitored to start the season and he stuck by his word ...

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NBA general managers vote Chicago Bulls “league’s best defensive team”

The annual NBA general manager survey was officially released on NBA.com earlier today and the Chicago Bulls show up twice on defensive results. General managers voted the Bulls as the leagues "best defensive team" receiving 85.7 percent of the votes. But that wasn't the only defensive category the Bulls showed up in. Center Joakim Noah was voted the best center in the league by GM's, receiving 36 percent o ...

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Ten Year Hinrich: Franchise Records Rank Review for 2014-15

Having a long career, namely a career to have been loyal to a single franchise, comes with certain perks and ranks. Going into the 2014-15 season, we'll count down just how many statistical categories Captain Kirk (along with a few other Bulls) are from moving up the all-time Bulls records.   32. Three-pointers made to be the first Bull with 1,000 from downtown. Kirk Currently leads the Bulls all-time ...

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The complexity that is Pau Gasol’s twitter handle

Pau Gasol signed a 3-year, $22 million deal with Bulls this summer, and the love fest in Chicago has already commenced. Gasol is the big, seven foot presence the Bulls have been missing for years. Most importantly, Carlos Boozer will be screaming “Gimme Dat!” and “And One!” in another uniform. Gasol is off to a solid start, averaging 10.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3 blocks per game in the preseason. He’s a s ...

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Chicago Bulls Player Value Rankings, Part 5

We have finally reached the conclusion of the Chicago Bulls Player Value Rankings. Here are links to Part 1, 2, 3, and 4. Today in Part 5 I cover the heart and soul of the Chicago Bulls. Enjoy. THE RUNDOWN: 15.) Nazr Mohammed 14.) Cameron Bairstow 13.) E’Twaun Moore  12.) Aaron Brooks 11.) Kirk Hinrich 10.) Tony Snell 9.) Mike Dunleavy Jr. 8.) Pau Gasol 7.) Taj Gibson 6.) Doug McDermott 5.) Nikola Mirotic 4 ...

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