TAG: Chicago Bulls

NBA / Jul 24, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Jordan’s Record $33 Million Contract Up For Auction

Michael Jordan Gatorade Commercial Phil Jackson

The maximum two-year, $48 million extension that injured, 35 year-old Kobe Bryant signed last November has been a lightning rod for criticism. Just imagine the derision he’d face if Bryant were allowed a salary similar to Michael Jordan’s last one with the Chicago Bulls. Jordan’s record $33 million contract for his final season in Chicago is up for auction, and serves as a stark reminder of how little today’s superstars are paid in comparison to those of the past. Read More »

Smack / Jul 23, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Taj Gibson Says D-Rose Will “Come Back Dominant”

Taj Gibson, Derrick Rose

It’s been so long since Derrick Rose was the player grade school kids only vaguely remember from his 2011 MVP season, it’s hard not to think he’s been stranded on Neptune in the ensuing years. He hasn’t, and — in case you forgot — he played this past season, albeit as a shadow of his former self during 10 regular-season contests before injuring his other knee. He’s come back from two major surgeries, though, and he could have suited up in June. Teammate Taj Gibson, for one, thinks Rose will “come back dominant” next season. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: Bulls Offering Gibson, McDermott, Mirotic to ‘Wolves For Love

Taj Gibson

Terms of the Chicago Bulls’ trade offer to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love have emerged. According to Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops, the Bulls are willing to surrender Taj Gibson and rookies Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic if it nets them Love. Read More »

NBA / Jul 22, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Breaking Down The New Eastern Conference Contenders

Joakim Noah, Nene

With one Sports Illustrated essay, the entire hierarchy in the Eastern Conference was destroyed.

The Miami Heat, the champions of the Eastern Conference for the last four seasons, lost their best player. The Cleveland Cavaliers, an Eastern Conference laughing stock for the last four years, instantly became Las Vegas’ favorites to win the championship next year, and between all that, a number of other teams improved as well. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 22, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Report: Bulls Renew Efforts For Kevin Love

Kevin Love, Taj Gibson

After courting Carmelo Anthony only to lose him to the extra year New York could offer, the Chicago Bulls have returned to the fold and are in the mix for Kevin Love, ESPN reports. Even though the Cavs still lead the pack — especially if they include Andrew Wiggins in their offer — the Bulls offer an interesting package of players, rather than draft picks. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 15, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Bulls Officially Amnesty Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer

It didn’t net them Carmelo Anthony, but Pau Gasol is certainly a nice consolation prize. After reports surfaced early this month that the Chicago Bulls would use the amnesty provision on Carlos Boozer, they finally exercised that option on Tuesday. Read More »

NBA / Jul 14, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Doug McDermott Drops 31 In Summer League

Doug McDermott

Creighton’s four-year forward Doug McDermott was tentative in his first summer league game on Saturday night against the Clippers, but settled down on Sunday. Watch him drop 31 points on 5-of-9 shooting from deep against the Nuggets. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 12, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Pau Gasol Agrees To Join Bulls

Pau Gasol

After being wined and dined by the NBA’s elite for almost two weeks, Pau Gasol has made a decision on his future. The Spanish superstar announced his choice to play for the Chicago Bulls on twitter this afternoon. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 12, 2014 / 10:00 am

Report: Bulls Close To Deal For Pau Gasol

Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol

After yesterday’s stunning announcement LeBron James was headed back to Cleveland, the dam on the rest of the 2014 free agency class is starting to break. Pau Gasol, who has been rumored in New York and — most recently — San Antonio is nearing a deal to join the Chicago Bulls, Yahoo! Sports reports. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 11, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Report: Bulls Going After Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade, Joakim Noah

LeBron James is heading home to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chris Bosh appears bound for the Houston Rockets. Though it’s been assumed that the first and last member of the Miami Heat’s Big Three would stay in South Beach, now comes a report that the Chicago Bulls are courting Dwyane Wade. Read More »