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Goodbye, John Salmons: Bulls 115, Knicks 109

Last year, the Bulls turned their season around by acquiring Brad Miller and John Salmons from the Sacramento Kings. This year, Chicago is sending Salmons to the Milwaukee Bucks for Kurt Thomas and Francisco Elson. I’m sorry, make that the expiring contracts of Kurt Thomas and Francisco Elson. That distinction is pretty important. Update! This trade may change […]

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Whew…”no significant injury” for Derrick Rose!

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: “The Bulls announced Thursday that Derrick Rose has ‘no significant injury’ to his right hip or lower back after his hard foul in Wednesday’s loss to Orlando. X-rays taken Wednesday night were negative. An MRI taken later Wednesday –after Rose left in the first quarter — showed […]

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Not a chance: Magic 107, Bulls 87

I’m not quite sure what to say about this loss. For all intents and purposes, the game ended two minutes and 24 seconds into the first quarter. That’s when Derrick Rose drove the basket, elevated, ran into Orlando’s Dwight Howard, and fell. Hard. Probably not the way Derrick wanted to celebrate his selection to the […]

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Bulls news and notes: February 9, 2010

Deng expected to play tonight versus Pacers: Somewhat lost amidst all the drama surrounding Tyrus Thomas was the fact that Luol Deng missed practice on Monday because of tendinitis in his right shoulder. However, he’s expected to play tonight against the Indiana Pacers. Deng missed 33 games last season thanks to a stress fracture in […]

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Fourth quarter collapse: Hawks 91, Bulls 81

Under the circumstances — no Joakim Noah, playing on the road against a great home team — the Bulls were pretty darn good through three quarters. And during that opening stretch, Derrick Rose gave us one of the great highlights of this season…or any other for that matter. Freaking amazing, right? Anyway, the Bulls played really well […]

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Best road trip ever: Bulls 108, Hornets 106 (OT)

Most people who follow the Bulls are familiar with their annual circus road trip from hell, which happens in mid to late-November when the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus moves into the United Center for two weeks. Less well-known is the “other road trip” that occurs each season in late-January to early-February, shortly […]

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It’s official: Derrick Rose is an All-Star

As reported on the Yahoo! Sports NBA blog Ball Don’t Lie: “Point guards Deron Williams of Utah, Chicago’s Derrick Rose and Boston’s Rajon Rondo will make their All-Star Game debuts next month in Dallas, sources said Thursday. Williams, Rondo and Rose top the list of reserves chosen by the league’s coaches to participate in the […]

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.500 again: Bulls 96, Thunder 86

  After four straight road victories over winning teams, the Bulls have reached .500 (21-21) for the first time since they were 6-6 back on November 21. And mind you, this was after starting their seven-game Western Conference road trip with losses against the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers. Said Derrick Rose: “I don’t […]

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