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Bulls sign “injury insurance”

ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “As expected, the Chicago Bulls signed guards John Lucas III and Jannero Pargo on Sunday, and both players practiced. The pair are expected to provide injury insurance and depth in practices.” I’m sure Brian Scalabrine and Rasual Butler are relieved to know their Gatorade-and-towel handing out duties have been effectively cut in […]

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At least they beat New Jersey: Bulls 106, Nets 83

Well…huh. Look, I’m happy the Bulls won. I’m also glad they didn’t mess around and just dropped the hammer on a bad team (well, minus New Jersey’s brief third quarter comeback courtesy of Jarvis Hayes’ three-point bombing). And I’m downright relieved they didn’t lose a second home game this season to one of the worst teams in […]

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Shooting apocalypse

The good news: the Bulls are currently ranked 10th in Opponents Field Goal Percentage (.436), Opponents Three-Point Percentage (.325) and Defensive Rating (101.6 Points Per 100 Possessions), and they’re 11th in Opponents Effective Field Goal Percentage (.476). Chicago’s opponents shoot free throws at the league’s 12th-best rate (.759), but the Bulls have given up fewer […]

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Scouting Report: Jannero Pargo

Name: Jannero Pargo (pronounced Juh-NAIR-oh) Position: PG/SG Height: 6’1″ Weight: 185 Birth Date: October 22, 1979 (29 years old) Birth Place: Chicago, IL Number: 2 Nicknames: None College: Arkansas Drafted: Undrafted (2002) Experience: 6 seasons Previous team: New Orleans (2006-2008) Contract: $1.9 million in 2009-10 Expect: Instant scoring off the bench Don’t expect: Shooting efficiency On offense: Pargo […]

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Jannero Pargo: A Bull once again

It’s official: The Bulls and Jannero Pargo have agreed to a one-year deal worth $2 million. This is a nice pickup for the Bulls. Pargo is a solid backup guard who proved in New Orleans that he can come in off the bench and be a valuable contributor. He’s also a Chicago native who played for […]

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The numbers crunch

Some Bulls fans are wondering why the team hasn’t been aggressively pursuing free agents, particularly Ben Gordon, whom they lost to the Pistons. As always, the answer is all about money. As reported by Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald, the NBA finally released the new salary cap and luxury-tax threshold: “For the second time since the cap was instituted in 1984, […]

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The Bulls want Jannero Pargo

Now that Ben Gordon is a former Bull, it looks like former Bull Jannero Pargo might be coming back to Chicago. Pargo spent the last year playing overseas, first for the Moscow Dynamo (who had to buy out his contract due to financial difficulties) and then Olympiakos in Greece (otherwise known as the team that stole Josh Childress from the […]

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