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Time for Bulls to consider resting players for next season

With minuscule playoff hopes, would it be smarter for the Bulls to rest Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose, and Taj Gibson for the rest of the season? Technically, the Chicago Bulls are not yet mathematically eliminated from the playoffs being 2.5 games behind the Detroit Pistons for the 8th and final Eastern Conference playoff spot and 3.0 games back of the Indiana Pacers. But with only four games left on the sche ...

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Taj Gibson on Chicago Bulls: “We used to be scrappy”

The Chicago Bulls put up another poor performance with a 108-91 loss to the Charlotte Hornets as it appears the team has hit rock bottom. The loss marked their fifth in the last six games as they just completed a seven game road trip. Monday's performance may have been the worst however and despite missing both Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose, there's really no excuse to lose by 17 to the Hornets. Many fans a ...

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VIDEO: Blake Griffin ejected after clothesline to Taj Gibson

The Chicago Bulls took advantage of the Los Angeles Clippers worst shooting performance of the 2015 season thus far to earn a win on Thursday night. But they may have also taken advantage of one of the Clippers best players being ejected. Forward Blake Griffin was ejected from the game after wrapping up Taj Gibson hard on a block attempt: https://twitter.com/BleacherReport/status/675147137303183360 Griffin ...

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NBA Offseason: Chicago Bulls should Keep the Team Intact for One More Season- Here’s Why

This offseason there has been much speculation weather Chicago will try to make any trades, particularly involving reserve power forward Taj Gibson and starting center Joakim Noah. After the way the Bulls exited the playoffs last season, many people are entertaining the idea of trading the two aging but still highly productive big men to free up cap space to potentially sign a star player. Although it sound ...

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Prospects Bulls Should Target in 2015 Draft

In this year's draft the Chicago Bulls have only one pick, the 22nd pick of the first round. With at least four roster spots to fill and many players currently on the team getting older, Chicago should look to draft a player that can make a solid contribution coming off the bench from day one and possibly one day take over for some of their aging players. Much of the big names will be long gone by the time ...

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Taj Gibson to miss four months to recover from surgery

Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson is expected to miss approximately four months after receiving surgery on his left ankle. Dr. David Porter, a foot specialist from Indianapolis, performed arthroscopic surgery on Gibson's left ankle on Tuesday. The cleaning and repairing of the ankle was successful and the Bulls stated that Gibson has already begun his rehabilitation for his left ankle. Gibson is likely ...

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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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NBA Playoffs: 3 Things Bulls Must Improve For Round 2

In the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Milwaukee Bucks in six games to advance to the 2nd round. Although the Bulls crushed the Bucks in game six 120-66, overall in the series they did not play as well as they are capable of. In round two they will face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who will pose as a much tougher challenge than Milwaukee did. If Ch ...

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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 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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