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Nikola Mirotic named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

Chicago Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic didn't win Rookie of the Year, but he did rack up another award on Monday. Mirotic was named to the NBA's All-Rookie first team joining Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Clarkson, Nerlens Noel and Elfrid Payton. The 24-year-old out of Montenegro averaged 10.2 points and 4.9 rebounds in 82 games for the Bulls this season. Mirotic came over to Chicago this year after playing f ...

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NBA Playoffs: Kevin Love Injury Will Have Big Impact on 2nd Round

With power forward Kevin Love officially done for the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers will have to figure out quickly how to replace his production by Monday when they play game 1 versus the Chicago Bulls. The two most likely candidates to fill his spot are Shawn Marion and Tristan Thompson, who have not made big contributions to the team this year. Marion was a legitimate scoring threat and high flyer back ...

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Chicago Bulls Nikola Mirotic wins Rookie of the Month

The Chicago Bulls may have struck gold with rookie Nikola Mirotic. The 2011 draft pick was named the Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for December, his first award in the NBA. Mirotic averaged 9.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game for the Bulls who went 11-4 in the month of December. Mirotic has found his role with the Bulls offense and has shined with his opportunity. He's started the pas ...

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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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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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Free Agents Fits: Nikola Mirotic

This is the second part of a two-part series analyzing the Bulls’ free-agent signings this summer. The first installment on Pau Gasol can be read here. The wait is over. Nikola Mirotic, who the Bulls selected with the 23rd pick in the 2011 draft, is finally coming over to the NBA. Before delving into how the European star will fit into the Bulls rotation this season, we first have to look at his ridiculous ...

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Chicago Bulls Summer League Recap

The Chicago Bulls won their third straight game with a blow out win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday afternoon. Six Bulls players scored in double digits, led by Doug McDermott’s twenty points. McDermott was impressive once again, coming off a thirty-one-point performance against the Nuggets on Sunday night. The Chicago Bulls finished up 3-0 and snagged the top seed in the NBA Summer League. The B ...

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Free Agent Fits: Pau Gasol

This is the first of a two-part series analyzing the Bulls’ free-agent signings this summer. The first installment is on former Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol. The “2014 Plan" didn’t exactly go as planned. After striking out on Carmelo Anthony, the Chicago Bulls had to settle for Spanish big man Pau Gasol as a consolation prize. Gasol is nothing to sneeze at, especially at ...

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Summer League Recap: Days 1 and 2

NBA Summer League Day 1 I'll be in Las Vegas for the entirety of the NBA Summer League, attending and writing about all of the Bulls' games among others. Game 1: New York Knicks vs. Dallas Mavericks Eric Griffin on the Mavericks squad is a freak athlete who had a monster slam. He followed up with a nice game on Saturday vs. Timberwolves. The Knicks had a few notable players in today's game. Tim Hardaway Jr. ...

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Bulls begin negotiations with Nikola Mirotic

It looks like the Chicago Bulls have can begin to pursue their international star. A report from HoopsHype.com, a Spanish site, says that Nikola Mirotic is leaving Real Madrid and will pay his buyout of $3 million. The Bulls can pay up to $600,000 of that amount. The Bulls have been waiting a few years for Mirotic to come over and now that is looking more and more likely to happen. Especially with the repor ...

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