More draft talk

Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald discusses rumors, like the one about the Bulls trying to trade their draft picks (numbers 16 and 26) for New Jersey’s (number 11): “This has been discussed, but hasn’t really heated up. There has been talk that the Nets like North Carolina’s Tyler Hansbrough, who should be available at 16. […]

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Ben: “I want to be a Bull. But…”

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune has more on Ben’s supposed $11 million promise from the Pistons: “So, Ben Gordon, do you or your agent have a backroom agreement to sign with Detroit when the free-agency period begins July 1? ‘You can’t even negotiate until July 1, so that’s just rumors,’ Gordon said Wednesday at […]

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How much for Ben Gordon?!

The Off-Season Easy-Bake Rumor Oven continues to cook up some tasty treats. Here’s the latest. According to Sam Smith of Bulls.com: “Gordon’s agent allegedly has been saying he has an $11 million promise from the Pistons.” Wow. That’s a lot of money. Unless Gordon’s agent means $11 million in Schrute Bucks…which I highly doubt. And here […]

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Latest rumor: Luol for Shaq

The Phoenix Suns want to dump Shaq. Or, more accurately, they want to rid themselves Shaq’s super-sized contract (worth $20 million in 2009-10). Times are tough, and, like many teams, they’d like to save a little money. Initially, the predominant rumor was Shaq to Cleveland. In return, Phoenix would receive the corpse of Ben Wallace, pine […]

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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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More controversy for D-Rose

From Dan McGrath and David Heinzmann of the Chicago Tribune: “Weeks after he was linked to allegations of academic fraud at the University of Memphis, the Bulls’ star guard issued a statement declaring his vehement opposition to gangs in response to a photo posted on the Internet that showed him flashing gang signs at a […]

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A trade rumor I could get behind

Tab Bamford of the Bleacher Report believes that Toronto’s trade with the Philadelphia 76ers — a straight-up swap of sharp-shooter Jason Kapono for the rebound-nabbing (and testicle-grabbing) Reggie Evans — could be a harbinger of an even bigger trade involving the Raptors. As Bamford explains: “The Bulls have a lot of options that might look […]

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Workouts, workouts and more workouts

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: “The Bulls began a busy week of draft workouts Monday at the Berto Center with Duke’s Gerald Henderson, Arizona’s Chase Budinger, USC’s Taj Gibson, Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Omri Casspi, Virginia Tech’s A.D. Vassallo and Alabama Birmingham’s Robert Vaden in for a spirited session. John Paxson, Gar Forman, […]

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Luol Deng: Gettin’ there, I guess

According to Doug Thonus of ChicagoNow: “Sources tell me that Luol Deng has started his summer workouts, but he’s still not 100% yet. He’s rumored to be going down to IMG to work out with David Thorpe at some point, but he’s presently in Chicago doing what he can while being cautious with the leg. […]

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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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