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Luol Deng Trade Sets Chicago Bulls Up for Future Championship Run

Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. The trade will reportedly bring Chicago three draft picks and the right to swap draft picks with Cleveland in 2015. With the trade, the Bulls make a statement about their future direction. Details The Bulls acquired three picks in the trade. The Bulls get the Sacramento Kings' pick, top-12 protec ...

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Chicago Bulls Struggle in Season Opening Loss to Miami Heat

The Chicago Bulls were obviously going to be rusty. There was no question about that. Derrick Rose returned for the first time in over 550 days. The Bulls' starting played together for the first time ever. There was going to be rust. Against the Miami Heat however, you can't have that. Instead of coming in and upsetting the defending champs like so many hoped they would, Chicago allowed Miami to go on a 17- ...

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Chicago Bulls Don’t Have Second Creator Next to Derrick Rose: Does It Matter?

Ever since Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls engineered a championship-caliber team, the constant pressing question has always been about finding a consistent secondary scorer to play on the floor next to Rose. But maybe the problem isn't as pressing an issue as we think. It's true, there is only one player on the team who can consistently create their own shot, and that's Derrick Rose. However even with t ...

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Chicago Bulls: Keep Luol Deng and Let Him Become a Free Agent

It was recently announced that Chicago Bulls and forward Luol Deng opted not to continue negotiations on a contract extension. Deng will instead head to free agency during the offseason of 2014. Deng is currently on a six year $71 million contract he signed in the summer of 2008. First and foremost, the Bulls should not trade Luol Deng unless they get back equal value, which is incredibly unlikely. Deng is ...

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Chicago Bulls Sign Point Guard Mike James

After a season away in Dallas, ESPN's Mark Stein reported that veteran point guard Mike James is heading back to Chicago on a minimum contract. The 38-year old point guard played last season for the Dallas Mavericks. In 45 games, he averaged 6.1 points per game, 3.1 assists per game and 38.4% from the three point line in under 20 minutes a game. He was relied on to start ahead of Darren Collison for 23 game ...

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Chicago Bulls: Early Predictions of Their 2013-2014 Rotation

The Chicago Bulls have a roster spot open, but have likely signed every player who they expect to be in their rotation this season. There was a reasonable amount of turnover in the bench rotation, with fan favorites Nate Robinson and Marco Belinelli leaving in free agency. In response, Chicago drafted former New Mexico Lobo Tony Snell and signed veteran swingman Mike Dunleavy Jr. With the amount of change o ...

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Chicago Bulls Release Their 2013-14 Schedule: Three Games to Watch this Upcoming NBA Season

The Chicago Bulls officially released their 2013-14 schedule concurrently with the rest of the NBA on August 6. The Bulls will open their campaign with the much anticipated return of star point guard Derrick Rose on opening night against the hated Miami Heat. The Bulls reportedly will play 24 games on major national TV networks, including on opening night, Christmas and MLK Day. Looking at the schedule, the ...

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Derrick Rose Says Derrick Rose is the Best Player in the NBA

Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose has never been the type to shy away from a challenge. Who could forget three years ago at media day, when Rose sat alone at a press conference, and claimed, “Why can’t I be MVP?” Derrick took a similar challenge Thursday when CNN’s Pedro Pinto asked him who the best player in the NBA is. “Derrick Rose.” At first glance, this statement seems preposterous. Rose’s last N ...

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2013 Chicago Bulls Summer League Recap: Grading the Performance of the Key Players

The Chicago Bulls finished their 2013 Summer League season with a win over the Dallas Mavericks. The Bulls went 4-1 in their five game schedule, only loss being a tough loss against the Miami Heat. Despite not winning the “Summer League Championship,” Chicago played well above expectations. There are a few guys who may make appearances in the NBA this season. Marquis Teague and Tony Snell already have guara ...

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Chicago Bulls Interested in Marcus Camby?

After over two weeks of free agency, the Chicago Bulls' roster stands at 13. Malcolm Thomas however has an unguaranteed contract, and there is a reasonable chance that he gets cut, which would leave the Bulls with an open roster spot. As constructed, the Bulls have eight wing players, and only four post players: Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, Carlos Boozer and Nazr Mohammed. While anyone the Bulls bring in likely ...

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