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Introducing your new Chicago Bulls

As it turns out, the Bulls did not trade up in the draft (i.e., no Gerald Henderson), nor did they pull off any blockbuster trades, ala the Cleveland Cavaliers (who acquired Shaq) and Orlando Magic (who got Vince Carter). Instead, they opted to add toughness, depth and versatility to the front court…while maintaining a little financial flexibility for next summer. With […]

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Congratulations, Phil

Phil Jackson won six NBA championships during his nine years as head coach of the Chicago Bulls. And yet many of his critics were always quick to point out — often with an almost sadistic glee — that his success was due as much (or more so) to luck than his coaching acumen. And by […]

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Larry Hughes’ game-used shoes!

I’d be willing to bet cash money that you were just thinking to yourself, “Self, my shrine to the Chicago Bulls is nearly finished. I need only obtain one final pièce de résistance to make it complete.” Well, I have just the resistance piece for you: A pair of game-used shoes worn by none other than […]

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NBA Team Physician of the Year?

According to Bulls.com, Bulls team physician Brian Cole has been named the 2009 NBA Team Physician of the Year. The award is based on voting by the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA). Said John Paxson: “The Bulls organization is proud of our association with Dr. Brian Cole and this award recognizes what we have […]

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YouTuberiffic: Luol Deng

One of the biggest things Bulls fans have to look forward to next season is the return of the Man from Sudan, Luol Deng. Only he was injured for so much of last season — and his play was so average prior to the injury — that it’s easy to forget why he could be […]

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Del Harris: Retiring

According to Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald: “Bulls assistant Del Harris will announce plans to retire from coaching today. Harris, 71, worked one season on the Bulls bench after spending the previous eight seasons as an assistant with Dallas. The Indiana native was a head coach for 14 seasons with Milwaukee, Houston and the […]

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Is Derrick Rose pure, dagnasty evil?

Rick Telander of the Chicago Sun-Times sure seems to think so. He further suggests that anyone who isn’t horrified by the “fraudulent test score” allegations — in addition to the fresh allegations that a grade was changed on his high school transcript — can go “live in your world of beer-can-on-the-belly sports relativism.” Personally, I think Mr. Telander […]

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Derrick Rose: Alleged SAT cheater

Fresh off the press from ESPN news: “The Memphis men’s basketball program has been charged by the NCAA with major violations during the 2007-08 season. The allegations include ‘knowing fraudulence or misconduct’ on an SAT exam by a player on the 2007-08 team.” And it appears as though the player in question might be a […]

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Tyrus: Awful shooter

Brett LaGree of Hoopinion recently revealed that Josh Smith made a lower percentage of his two-point jump shots than any other player in the NBA (with at least 100 attempts) during the 2008-09 season. This assertion is based on numbers provided by 82games.com…and if you look at the list, you’ll notice that our good buddy […]

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“The Inner Workings of a Creator”

A three-way collaboration between Adidas, FreeDarko and Chali 2na from Jurassic 5 spawned the following commercial, which mimics the style FD’s book The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac. It features Chicago’s own Derrick Rose, and it’s a fun little video. Just keep in mind that it’s less a bonus chapter to the MPBA and more of […]

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