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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 »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 1, 2014 / 12:45 pm

GIF: LeBron James 180-Degree No-Look Layup

LeBron James

It’s a testament to LeBron James and his ability to rehabilitate his image and add to his already MVP-level game after the original decision in 2010 because NBA writers weren’t calling him a choke artist when the he fell flat in Cleveland’s home opener against the Knicks on Thursday. James’ resiliency was also on display when he bounced back to score eight of his 36 points in overtime during a 114-108 win in Chicago last night. His performance included a pretty spectacular 180-degree layup on Pau Gasol, too. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach Game Shape

Ray Allen

These seem like good times for Ray Allen. The future Hall-of-Famer is simply enjoying family life and managing his own time while mulling a decision as whether or not to play in the NBA this season. And as he told Dom Amore of the Hartford Courant, Allen is keeping a watchful eye on how teams perform during the regular season while away from the league. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 30, 2014 / 10:15 am

GIF: Derrick Rose Goes High Off The Glass To Finish

Derrick Rose

The Chicago Bulls cruised past the Knicks at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night, 104-80, and they didn’t even need a spectacular game from returning point guard Derrick Rose. He was relatively quiet in his 21 minutes of action, but he did manage to drop a wrong-footed floater high off the glass. Read More »