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Jimmy Butler Needs to Prove He is More Than Just a Great Defender

Chicago Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler is arguably the best wing defender in the NBA right now. Defensively, not many players in the league can touch him; offensively, he is still a work in progress entering his 4th NBA season. Don’t get me wrong, Butler’s PPG have increased every year he has been in the NBA. Last season Butler averaged a career high 13.1 PPG, but he also averaged...
Via Sports Mockery
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose reportedly experiencing knee soreness

TweetDerrick Rose has shown flashes of his old self in two exhibition games for Team USA this summer, but according to reports the Chicago Bulls PG has been absent from the practice floor lately due to soreness in his surgically repaired knees. A source familiar with Rose’s condition told ESPNChicago.com’s Nick Friedell that Rose has been bothered by knee soreness since his return...
Via Los That Sports Blog
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Mirotic will be an above-average player

After five years with Real Madrid, European forward Nikola Mirotic joined the Bulls on a three-year, $17 million contract earlier this offseason. Mirotic, who was drafted by the Bulls in the first-round of the 2011 NBA Draft, comes to Chicago with some serious accolades. He was a two-time Euroleague Rising Star (2011, 2012), FIBA U-20 MVP (2011), two-time All-Euroleague Second Team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Experiencing Knee Soreness

After coming off two major knee injuries this is to be expected but certainly now what the Chicago Bulls want to hear. According to an ESPN source, the Bulls point guard has been experiencing soreness in his knee since Team USA’s matchup against Brazil August 16. Rose, who is training with Team USA, was given two straight days off to rest, though head coach Mike Krzyzewski noted...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Gets Loud Ovation From Chicago Fans During Team USA’s Exhibition Against Brazil

Chicago Bulls fans were clearly happy about seeing their star PG play during Team USA’s exhibition game against Brazil. Rose, who was tore his ACL in 2012, and then tearing his meniscus last season, Rose appears to be completely 100%, finishing with 7 points during the team’s 95-78 win. [Vine] The post Derrick Rose Gets Loud Ovation From Chicago Fans During Team USA’s Exhibition...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thibodeau: Rose Has Become More Comfortable All Summer Long

Derrick Rose had seven points, four rebounds and two assists in 24 minutes during USA's 95-78 win over Brazil in an exhibition game at the United Center. Rose was introduced last and receive a warm welcome from the crowd. "That was huge. I was surprised I didn't get nervous out there," Rose said. "All summer long I think he's gotten more comfortable,"...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose: “My game is completely different”

The Chicago Bulls are extremely excited about the upcoming season, and they are mostly excited about superstar point guard Derrick Rose returning once again from his second knee injury. Rose has been very adamant that he is feeling completely healthy with no concerns, but he has also noted that he has changed his game due to the injuries that he suffered. It’s no surprise that...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Pau Gasol Spending Off-season Unselfishly

Changing teams can be tough for many athletes. You have to move furniture, memorabilia, and other valuables. You have to arrange for your family to get all settled in, whether that be with daycare, school, or other daily activities. During the off-season, especially, it interferes with your downtime. Pau Gasol was uprooted from his comfort zone in Los Angeles, and chose to come to...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Purdue Star to Sign With the Chicago Bulls

First reported by Mary Stevens of Sports Talk Florida, 2011 2nd round pick and former Boilermaker standout E’Twaun Moore is expected to sign with the Chicago Bulls within the next few days. Moore played with Orlando as a backup SG last season. Moore is a local product, playing High School basketball at East Chicago. Moore’s team at EC Central won the 2007 state title, beating...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Re-Sign Jimmy Butler By Training Camp

Chicago Bulls: Re-Sign Jimmy Butler By Training Camp By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Bulls’ best perimeter player, Jimmy Butler has played in 3 NBA seasons and is eligible for an extension this offseason. The only 3 season player who has re-signed this offseason is Kyrie Irving who received a max contract and just about a handful of these players are signed...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Sign Shawn Marion?

Chicago Bulls: Sign Shawn Marion? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Cleveland Cavaliers are considered the favorites to sign free agent small forward Shawn Marion, the 3rd best free agent on the market (Eric Bledsoe is the 1st and Greg Monroe is the 2nd) and although the Indiana Pacers would also like to sign him, the Chicago Bulls should try and are...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Analysis On Each Offseason Addition

Chicago Bulls: Analysis On Each Offseason Addition By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… PF: Pau Gasol - The Bulls’ biggest addition is Gasol, who will be their starting power forward and 2nd offensive option. He gives them the go-to big man on offense they have lacked since they traded Elton Brand and is twice the player that Carlos Boozer is, who ironically is in...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Full speed ahead

By my count, the Bulls are 12 players deep and looking to put the finishing touches on what is arguably their best roster in the last 15 years. The most recent addition became official on July 22nd when the Bulls signed point guard Aaron Brooks to a one-year, approximately $1 million contract. The Bulls inked a deal with rookie, Cameron Bairstow after a solid performance in the NBA...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Why Jimmy Butler is the X-factor

To borrow a line from country music star Gary Allen, “Every storm runs out of rain,” Jimmy Butler’s life has symbolized that and then some. Butler has overcome an insurmountable amount of troubles throughout his childhood and has remarkably become a successful NBA player after only his third season. Jimmy Butler often was the unsung hero after many of the Bull’s victories...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Scottie Pippen says he's greatest Bull ever in new ad

I know the title was misleading to some.  The ad is hilarious though.  Former Chicago Bulls great Scottie Pippen joined James Harden and Charles Barkley in a new Foot Locker ad that focuses on having a short memory, and letting things go. Considering how poor Harden was on defense during the Western Conference playoffs, this ad should hit home. h/t Darren Rovell
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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