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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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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Testing potential draftees

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune has some Bulls news from the NBA predraft camp, but this part jabbed me in the funny bone: “[Arizona's Chase Budinger] said the Bulls administered a ‘very interesting’ psychological test and that, at one point, they made him build things with blocks. Another time they had him stare at a […]

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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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