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Dwight Howard? Really?

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports writes that the Los Angeles Lakers might have the best shot at trading for Dwight Howard…but the Bulls are also quietly in contention: What’s more, the Chicago Bulls are still a sleeper for Howard, several league executives believe. “Chicago may tell Orlando to take any two players – or three […]

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Noah on playing for France

ESPN’s Mark Woods published a story about Joakim Noah adjusting to Eurobasket play. It’s worth a look. What does Noah think about playing for the French national team? “I’m loving it. It’s exciting to win the games. We’re playing well. This is a great team. We stick together.” And playing in Lithuania? “This is unbelievable. It’s […]

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Joakim Noah won’t be playing for France

From ESPNChicago: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has returned to Chicago to rehabilitate a previous ankle injury in Chicago after medical exams for the European Championships caught the attention of France’s basketball federation. Noah’s condition surfaced while players were taking medical exams in Paris last week, according to FIBA’s website, which first reported that Noah would […]

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Joakim Noah: Playing for France

Don’t worry. Joakim’s not pulling a Deron Williams on us. This is strictly a FIBA thing. ESPNChicago’s Nick Freidell writes: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is scheduled to leave for France on Monday to begin preparation for a stint with Team France in the FIBA World Championship in Lithuania, according to a source close to […]

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Looking ahead: The starters

The season is over. And it’s a bummer. To be honest, I still feel kind of numb. This season was a thrill ride that had a sudden, jarring stop at the end. Like a roller coaster that slams into a brick wall. The Bulls lost to the Miami Heat and failed to make the NBA Finals. […]

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Bulls-Raptors Preview

Toronto Raptors Status Check: Record: 15-42 Division: 4-7 Conference: 9-27 Home Record: 10-18 Last 10 Games: 2-8 Streak: Lost 2 Last game: Lost 101-114 to Charlotte Bobcats PPG: 98.7 (16th) Opponents PPG: 104.6 (23rd) Offensive Rating: 105.3 (22nd) Defensive Rating: 111.7 (29th) Pace: 93.5 (10th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .489 (20th) Turnover Percentage: .138 (21st) […]

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Joakim Noah is back (on Wednesday)

At long last, after a 30-game absence following thumb surgery, Joakim Noah will play on Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors. It’s hard to say how good the Bulls will be with Noah back and a full contingent of healthy players. Interestingly enough, Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus checked the math, and the math says the […]

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Joakim Noah: Possibly a week and a half away

ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is on schedule with his rehabilitation and expects to be back after the All-Star break. Noah is hopeful he will make his return on Feb. 23 against the Toronto Raptors.” Noah hasn’t played since a 110-93 win over the Raptors in Toronto back on December 15. That’s […]

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Joakim Noah: Getting closer…

Nick Friedell of ESPNChicago writes: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is getting the cast taken off his right hand on Monday, and he’ll begin traveling with the team. Coach Tom Thibodeau believes Noah can begin non-contact drills on Tuesday — although he spent time after practice on Monday working with Bulls ambassador Scottie Pippen — […]

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Game 44 Recap: Bulls 92, Cavaliers 79

The Cavaliers showed up at the United Center last night having lost 15 games in a row and 19 straight on the road. They left with a 16-game losing streak and are now one loss shy of setting a new franchise record for consecutive road losses. So, on the surface, it appears the Bulls took care […]

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