Bulls injury updates

With Bulls training camp officially under way, we can finally start really thinking about the upcoming season in real terms. There’s been plenty of concern about the dismantling of the Bench Mob — which is reasonable — but the more important subject is the health of the team’s core players. Derrick Rose. Joakim Noah. Luol […]

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Tom Thibodeau finally gets his contract extension

After months of hand-wringing and head-scratching by sports writers and fans, the Bulls have finally come to terms with Tom Thibodeau on a contract extension. Let the relief wash over you in an awesome wave. From ESPNChicago: The Chicago Bulls and coach Tom Thibodeau agreed on a four-year contract extension, the team announced on Monday. […]

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Jordan versus Pippen…on the dance floor

From the New York Post: Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan surprised his former teammate Scottie Pippen for Pippen’s 47th birthday party Monday night. Pippen’s wife, Larsa, planned the secret bash at Chicago hot spot Sunda. Bulls family, including team president Michael Reinsdorf and his wife, Nancy, NBA power broker William “World Wide Wes” Wesley, Antoine […]

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Bulls giving Kyrylo Fesenko a chance

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune writes: When Bulls training camp begins next week, center Kyrylo Fesenko will be there on a non-guaranteed contract, according to a league source. Fesenko, a 7-foot-1-inch former second-round pick, has averaged 2.3 points and 2 rebounds in 135 career games with Utah and Indiana. He worked out for the […]

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What did Joakim Noah learn from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?

According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spent time this summer working with Joakim Noah, and Kareem “expects [Noah] to have expanded post game this season.” There are 38,387 reasons to think Kareem knows how to score the basketball (hint: that figure represents the record he holds for the most total points […]

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Offensive value and the Bulls

Andres Alvarez of The Wages of Wins Journal recently published a post titled Top Offenses and Top Offensive Players (which I discovered via TrueHoop). Alvarez used the Wins Produced metric to rate last season’s best offenses and offensive players. The article produced some not-so-surprising results (the Spurs had the league’s “winningest” offense and Chris Paul was the top […]

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Derrick Rose: rehab and tears

Derrick Rose is doing more right now than just becoming part of the local pizza culture…he’s also back on the court doing jumping and shooting drills. Said Rose: “My recovery has been good, where (I’m) rehabbing every day, five times out of the week. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I do lower and upper body and bike […]

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