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Game #54 Preview: Chicago Bulls vs Denver Nuggets

The Chicago Bulls’ extended their winning streak to four Wednesday night against Toronto, holding on to a withering lead and leaning on the defense of Jimmy Butler to move three games above .500. The Bulls are now tied for the second-best record in the East since January 1st at 16-7 (tied with Indiana), one game […]

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Game Recap: Nuggets 119, Bulls 118

It’s too bad they don’t have a “Moral Victory” column in the NBA standings. The shorthanded-as-always Bulls — who were once again without Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich, Rip Hamilton and Taj Gibson — were faced with a daunting task: Slow down the Denver Nuggets, the league’s second hottest team, winners of 11 straight games. The […]

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Nuggets 128, Bulls 96: Just one of those nights…

The Bulls got their butts kicked last night. It’s pretty much that simple. The Nuggets put on an offensive show. As you can see from the Four Factors in the Basketball-Reference box score, Denver finished with a Effective Field Goal Percentage of 63.4 percent and scored at a phenomenal rate of 143.9 points per 100 […]

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Circus Trip: Nuggets 98, Bulls 97

Heartbreaking loss. It shouldn’t have been a heartbreaker. It should have been a hope-lifter. After all, without Derrick Rose — who missed the game with a neck injury — it looked like the Bulls were going to get blown right out of the Pepsi Center…especially after the Nuggets built a 19-point third quarter lead. But […]

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Circus Trip: Bulls-Nuggets preview

This is unfamiliar territory. After coming back from 23 points down to beat the Suns in Phoenix on Wednesday night, the Bulls are 3-2 on their annual circus trip of horrors. With two games remaining on the trip — tonight in Denver and tomorrow night in Sacramento — the Bulls are one win away from […]

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Game 6 Recap: Bulls 94, Nuggets 92

Was Carmelo Anthony auditioning for the Bulls? Maybe. Maybe not. Whatever the case, he had an impressive night: a season-high 32 points on 11-for-22 shooting (including 1-for-1 from downtown and 9-for-9 from the line) to go along with 8 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 blocked shots and an assist. Oh, and 4 turnovers. ‘Melo was at […]

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Nuggets-Bulls Preview

With Carmelo Anthony and his Denver Nuggets coming to town, this could be one of those classic “look what you (supposedly) could’ve had” games. There was a lot of buzz about whether the Bulls should (or, rather, could) trade for Anthony during the offseason. ‘Melo apparently wanted out of Denver…although you wonder whether he still […]

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