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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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Derrick Rose appears on the cover of ESPN The Magazine

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is already back on the court in his return to the NBA after suffering another season-ending injury last year. The hype around Rose and the Bulls is back and many have them as contenders to win the NBA's Eastern Conference. https://twitter.com/ChiCitySports23/status/522426470397136896 Rose has appeared on his fair share of magazine covers over the years and now he's featured ...

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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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Chicago Bulls Player Value Rankings, Part 4

We are nearing the end of this list. Today in Part 4 I will cover the up and coming prospects on the Bulls' roster. Here are links to Part 1, 2, and 3. GROUP C: “The Young Studs” 6.) Doug McDermott Deciding where Doug McDermott fits on this list wasn’t very difficult. That’s because the Creighton star was involved in a draft day trade that showed how valuable he already is. Trading for the 11th pick came at ...

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Three names to know for the 2014-2015 NBA Season

It's October, which means the NBA season is just a few weeks away. This offseason saw crazy moves across the league and a huge shift in power, none bigger than LeBron James rejoining the Cavs. Everyone will have their eyes on LeBron and other superstars this season, but here are a few low key players you should keep your eyes on: Gorgui Dieng For anyone who didn't follow the Minnesota Timberwolves last seas ...

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Joakim Noah fined by NBA for altercation with Paul Pierce

The NBA has fined Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah and Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce $15,000 each for their altercation on Monday night. https://vine.co/v/OKdrvmeMdJJ Pierce was frustrated by what he thought was a foul that wasn't called on the offensive end. He then fouled Chicago's Jimmy Butler hard in the open court before jawing with Noah.  With coach Tom Thibodeau in between the two, Noah shov ...

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Chicago Bulls Player Value Rankings, Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series I still didn't reach the heart of the Bulls' attack. Part 3 delves into two players that will be pivotal to the Bulls' success this season. GROUP D: “The Veteran Forwards” 8.) Pau Gasol Yep. The Bulls' biggest signing of the summer comes in at just eighth on this list. That gives you an idea of how much better the Bulls’ offseason could’ve been. No Melo and no Love, but inste ...

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Chicago Bulls Player Value Rankings, Part 2

In Part 1, I covered some less than stellar trade assets. Today in Part 2 of this series I will begin to delve into the Bulls' rotation. GROUP E: “The Rotation Guys” 11.) Kirk Hinrich Why, oh why, do the Bulls love Kirk Hinrich so much? After shooting under 40 percent from the field for the second consecutive season, the Bulls rewarded Hinrich by signing him to a two year, $5.6 million contract. Hinrich als ...

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Derrick Rose goes coast-to-coast and finishes with acrobatic layup

He's back folks. Last night Derrick Rose made his return to the United Center as he took the court for the first time since suffering a season-ending injury last season. Although Rose played for Team USA over the summer, this was Chicago's first chance to see him in NBA action. Rose finished with 11 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the field including this acrobatic finish at the rim as he went coast-to-coas ...

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Chicago Bulls Player Value Rankings, Part 1

Finally, the annual Chicago Bulls player value rankings are back. The concept is pretty simple. I’m going to rank every Bulls player in a similar fashion to Bill Simmons’ annual trade value rankings. Instead of ranking the most valuable players across the league, I've decided to make a list of just the Chicago Bulls’ players. Before starting the list, here are some rules for my rankings.  This list only inc ...

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