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All-Star, Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 7:45 pm

The 2015 NBA All-Star Starters Announced; Kyle Lowry Overtakes D-Wade

Kyle Lowry, Dwyane Wade

The 2015 All-Star starters have finally been announced, and there hasn’t been much of a change since the early January returns. Except, Stephen Curry has overtaken LeBron James as the leading vote getter overall, and Kyle Lowry has leapfrogged Dwyane Wade to be named an Eastern Conference starter in the backcourt with John Wall. All the 2015 NBA All-Star starters and final voting results after the jump. Read More »

NBA / Jan 15, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Struggling Bulls Admit Defense, Energy Is Plaguing Them After Loss To Wizards

John Wall, Derrick Rose

Tom Thibodeau’s Chicago Bulls have always been known for their habitual effort and dominant defense. And on the national scale they still are, despite mounting evidence that the 2014-2015 Bulls have fallen victim to symptoms of past established contenders: a decided lack of overall energy that’s most manifesting itself on the defensive side of the ball. At least Chicago isn’t sugarcoating it anymore. After a dispiriting 105-99 home loss to the rival Washington Wizards last night, Derrick Rose and company admitted the issues plaguing them. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 12, 2015 / 11:00 pm

GIF: Nikola Vucevic Puts Pau Gasol On A Poster

Nikola Vucevic Pau Gasol Poster

Bulls power forward Pau Gasol is experiencing something of a career renaissance in his first year with Chicago. He put up a career-high 46 points against the Bucks on Saturday, and he’s set to start for the Eastern Conference in next month’s All-Star game. But Nikola Vucevic put him on a poster in Orlando’s 121-114 win tonight in Chicago. Read More »

Video / Jan 11, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Watch Pau Gasol’s Monster 46-Point, 18-Rebound Game In Bulls’ Win Over Bucks

Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol (Mike Dinovo, USATODAY)

For all the talk about Jimmy Buter’s rapid ascent to stardom and concern over Derrick Rose’s health and performance, it’s been somewhat easy to overlook Pau Gasol’s debut season with the Chicago Bulls. Not anymore. For a game highlighting his awesome overall play in 2014-2015, watch the Spanish superstar score a career-high 46 points and grab 18 rebounds in his team’s 95-87 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Read More »

instagram, Twitter / Jan 9, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Video: Aaron Brooks Selfies At The White House

Aaron Brooks, Abe Lincoln sculpture

The Bulls play the Wizards tonight, which means President Barack Obama had his hometown team stop by the White House to check out his digs on Thursday night. Backup guard Aaron Brooks brought along his phone and snapped a selfie in seemingly every room of the President’s abode. Read More »

All-Star, Latest News / Jan 2, 2015 / 11:00 am

Stephen Curry And LeBron Lead Second Ballot Of 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Stephen Curry

The 64th NBA All-Star Game tips off on Feb. 15, so the second balloting returns were revealed during the New Year. No changes at the top with Stephen Curry leading the Western Conference voting and LeBron James leading the East, but Curry has gotten close to James in the overall lead, Pau Gasol passed Carmelo Anthony in the East, and Kobe Bryant continues to see strong returns for a chance at a backcourt slot alongside Curry in the West. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 2, 2015 / 10:30 am

Video: Pau Gasol Denies Mozgov While Swatting A Career-High Nine Blocks

Pau Gasol, Timofey Mozgov

The Bulls’ big man wasn’t shooting very well to start last night’s Denver-Chicago game. But for every bunny Pau Gasol was missing on the offensive end — he was 3-for-9 in the first quarter — he made up for it with a dominating performance protecting the rim, with a career-high nine blocks on the night, including a rejection of Timofey Mozgov where the ball plunked the much-maligned Nuggets center on the dome. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Dec 26, 2014 / 11:45 am

MJ To Kobe Aftering Getting Passed On All-Time Scoring List: “Go Get Karl [Malone]”

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

After Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list, MJ [insert phrase about his competitiveness here] apparently told Kobe to go after Karl Malone, who is next on the all-time list. Read More »

Video / Dec 18, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Kyrie Irving, Dwyane Wade Are Giving “No Gifts” To Opponents This Christmas

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (photo. NBA)

This is the season of giving. And while NBA stars like Kyrie Irving, Dwyane Wade, and Steph Curry are putting their fortune to generous use off the court, they won’t be doing so onit. In this amusing new spot from the NBA, watch Irving, Wade, Curry, and more fuel training in advance of Christmas day games by insisting they’re giving “no gifts” this season. Read More »

NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 11:15 am

Video: Derrick Rose & Pau Gasol Throw A Block Party Against The Hawks

Al Horford, Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol

Who says defense can’t be thrilling? Two of the Bulls’ stars, Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol, each flexed their defensive muscles on Monday night while visiting the Atlanta Hawks, but it was their offense that eventually failed them. Read More »