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Bulls-Nets Game 2 Preview

Game 1: Brooklyn wins 106-89 Nets lead series 1-0 Brooklyn: Brook Lopez: 21 points, 5 rebounds               Deron Williams: 22 points, 7 assists Chicago: Carlos Boozer: 25 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists              Nate Robinson: 17 points Overview: Almost nothing went right for the […]

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Bulls-Nets Playoff Preview

Schedule: Game 1 in Brooklyn: Saturday at 7 p.m. Game 2 in Brooklyn: Monday at 7 p.m. Game 3 in Chicago: Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Game 4 in Chicago on Saturday, April 27 at 1 p.m. Game 5* in Brooklyn on Monday, April 29 (TBD) Game 6* in Chicago on Thursday, May 2 […]

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Quick Reaction: Bulls 95, Wizards 92

The Bulls will open the playoffs on Saturday against the Nets. Chicago is 3-1 this season against Brooklyn, including 1-1 at the Barclays Center. MVP (Most Valuable Player): This one goes to Nazr Mohammed, because why not? He scored a season-high 17 points (7-12 FG), grabbed seven rebounds and threw down a solid dunk. He […]

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Quick Reaction: Bulls 102, Magic 84

MVP (Most Valuable Player): This feels weird to type, but Carlos Boozer, Kirk Hinrich and Luol Deng all played well in this one. Boozer (22 points, 4 assists,) made a couple of great passes, Hinrich (14 points, 4 assists, 3 steals) was finally knocking down shots, and Deng filled up the stat sheet (18 points, […]

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A tempest in a teapot

There were so many compelling story lines in Chicago’s victory over the Heat the other night. There was Miami’s 27-game winning  streak. Thrilling dunks on both sides. Amazing steals. Ferocious rebounds. Spectacular plays. It was gripping basketball. About as gripping as it gets in the regular season. But oddly enough, the lingering discussion regarding this […]

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An historic win: Bulls 101, Heat 97

Last night’s game had two possible outcomes for the Chicago Bulls: Either make history or become a footnote to it. They made history. Unless you just arrived on earth from another star system, you likely already know the Miami Heat entered this game having won 27 games in a row, which represents the second-longest winning […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 103, Warriors 87

The Good: Talk about controlling the backboards. Chicago’s starting frontcourt was totally dominant in this game, combining for 41 rebounds to go with 45 points. Carlos Boozer (15 points and 13 rebounds), Jimmy Butler (16 points and 12 rebounds) and Joakim Noah (14 points and 16 rebounds) all finished with double-doubles. What’s more, they combined […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 95, Lakers 83

The Bad: The Bulls shot only 41.9 percent — including 39.5 percent on two-pointers — and got outrebounded 50-40. They managed only two free throws before halftime and a paltry 12 for the game. The Good: Despite their poor overall shooting, the Bulls went 9-for-17 from three-point range (52.9 percent) and scored at a rate […]

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