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Latest News / Nov 11, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Derrick Rose Says Rest Is About Post-Basketball Life, Not Late Season Health

Derrick Rose

Irrational detractors of Derrick Rose will love this. Speaking to reporters about his penchant for sitting out games with minor injuries or nagging pains, the Chicago Bulls superstar said he does so with an eye on a post-playing future. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 11, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: Derrick Rose Crosses Up J Smoove & Scoops No-Look Dime To Pau Gasol

Derrick Rose, Andre Drummond

The dramatic open-court skills of Derrick Rose were on full display last night with a few moves that made Bulls fans caterwaul for different reasons then they have over the last two seasons. Rose scampered for a one-man fast break and showed off his ridiculous hang-time for a double-pump assist to Joakim Noah. Another of his team-high seven assists showed how nimbly he vivisects the defense on the break. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 10, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Video: Derrick Rose Hangs In Mid-Air For Mind-Boggling Double-Pump Assist

Derrick Rose

Just Derrick Rose doing more things that only he can. After the Chicago Bulls superstar showed off his transition scoring prowess early against the Detroit Pistons, he later exhibited court sense befitting a true point guard. In an act of athletic wizardry that we’re having trouble wrapping our minds around, Rose hung in the air, faked a pass, then found Joakim Noah for an easy layup under the basket. Read More »

NBA / Nov 10, 2014 / 8:30 pm

GIF: Healthy Derrick Rose Shows Off Speed, Explosion On One-Man Fast Break

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose is looking pretty, pretty good. Playing against the Detroit Pistons tonight, the 2011 MVP is showing no ill-effects of the sprained ankles that kept him from the Chicago Bulls’ last two games. Watch Rose take the outlet from Joakim Noah and begin a vintage one-man fast break that ends with an and-1 layup. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 7, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Bulls Superstar Derrick Rose Unlikely To Play Tonight Against Sixers

Derrick Rose

The Chicago Bulls sit atop the Eastern Conference at 4-1, the lone loss coming in overtime to a desperate Cleveland Cavaliers team. They rank seventh in defense and ninth in offense. Free agent signee Pau Gasol has made near seamless transitions on both ends of the floor, and Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson are playing arguably the best basketball of their careers. Things are great in the Windy City, basically, despite minor health maladies that have plagued the Bulls since preseason play. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 6, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: Larry Sanders Block Leads To Greek Freak Oop

Larry Sanders, Taj Gibson

Good defense leads to easy offense. That’s a mantra repeated by many coaches, but it’s true. The more turnovers a team can force, or blocked shots on the back end, the faster you can get out on the break. The Bucks proved it last night when Larry Sanders snuffed Taj Gibson against the backboard and Brandon Knight ended up tossing an alley-oop to Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 5, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Rumor: Known Bulls Free Agent Target Ray Allen Spotted In Chicago?

Ray Allen, Taj Gibson

Might free agent sharpshooter Ray Allen have made his long-awaited playing decision? According to Marc Silverman of ESPN 1000’s “Waddle And Silvy,” the former Chicago Bulls nemesis was spotted in the Windy City on Wednesday. Read More »

Video / Nov 5, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Watch Pint-Sized Aaron Brooks Pack The Shot Of Seven-Foot Nikola Vucevic

Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Brooks

Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Brooks (photo. r/nba GIF)

Chicago Bulls reserve guard Aaron Brooks had 53 career blocks in six seasons coming into 2014-2015. Last night against the Orlando Magic, the diminutive University of Oregon product managed what has to be his most impressive swat to date. Watch the 6-0, 161-pound Brooks spring off two feet to authoritatively block the shot of Orlando Magic seven-footer Nikola Vucevic – as a help defender! Read More »

NBA / Nov 2, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Despite No Extension, Jimmy Butler Says Chicago Is Where He’ll Be Long-Term

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler was optimistic that he’d reach a new deal with the Chicago Bulls, but the Halloween deadline for contract extensions came and went without and agreement between team and played. Undeterred by that turn of events and optimistic about his playing future, Butler says Chicago is where he’ll be long-term. Read More »

NBA / Nov 1, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Video: Bulls Fans Freak Out When Derrick Rose Limps After Twisting Ankle

Derrick Rose

Watching an unhealthy amount of basketball lends itself to knowing a simple sprained ankle from a serious injury. But even we were concerned by Derrick Rose landing awkwardly and limping towards the sideline in the second quarter last night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Chicago Bulls fans at the United Center? They seemed near tears. Read More »