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2013-2014 Year in Review: The Front Office

The Transactions: -Cut ties with assistant coach Ron Adams -Hired Jen Swanson as Director of Sports Performance -Drafted Tony Snell and Erik Murphy -Signed Mike Dunleavy (mini mid-level exception for 2 years) -Used stretch provision on Rip Hamilton, which spread the $1 million buyout for the final year of his contract over three years -Signed […]

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2013-14 Year in Review: Tom Thibodeau

Tim Thibodeau’s 2014 coaching season can be summed up in five words uttered by Ivan Drago in Rocky IV: “If he dies, he dies.” Thibodeau’s constant push for more effort, more intensity and more wins from his roster finally reached a kind of breaking point with many fans, though his players never wavered in public. […]

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2013-2014 Year in Review: Carlos Boozer

Player: Carlos “Puts the Boos in”  Boozer Per Game Stats: 28.2 minutes, 13.7 points on .456 shooting, 8.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 2.0 turnovers, .7 steals and .3 blocks. The Good: Uhm…… Well, my mom taught me there’s always something nice to say so… the Bulls secured 77.3 percent of defensive rebounds while Boozer was on […]

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2013-2014 Year in Review: Taj Gibson

Player: Taj Gibson Per Game Stats: 82 games played, 28.7 minutes, 13.9 points on .479 shooting, 6.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.8 turnovers, .5 steals and 1.4 blocks. The Good: After Joakim Noah, the brightest part of the Chicago Bulls’ season was the breakout offensively by Taj Gibson. Any questions as to whether Gibson could score […]

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2013-2014 Player Review: Derrick Rose

Player: Derrick Rose Per game stats: Irrelevant- a small 10 game sample size during which Rose was rusty is not worth bringing up The Good: It’s hard to find any good in a season that was as short as Derrick Rose’s was, but the major (and only) positive is that was regaining some semblance of his […]

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2013-2014 Year in Review: Joakim Noah

Player: Joakim Noah Per game stats: 80 games played, 35.3 minutes per game, 12.6 points on 47.5% shooting, 11.3 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 2.4 turnovers, 1.2 steals, 1.5 blocks. The Good: Joakim had his best regular season as a pro ever. He managed to play 80 games on a heavy minutes load and lead the team […]

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Reports: Bulls and Warriors “Intrigue” Kevin Love As Trade Rumors Resurface

The conference finals didn’t even get underway before the Kevin Love trade rumors heated up again. In a post about Sam Mitchell being a candidate for their vacant head coaching position, Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski writes that the Wolves are having a tough time roping in flashier candidates with Love’s impending free agency clouding the direction of the […]

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2013-14 Year in Review: Jimmy Butler

Let’s get the obvious out of the way immediately: Jimmy Butler did not have a great season. And that is most likely an understatement. Having said that, I don’t think it’s much of a stretch to say that the 2013-14 Chicago Bulls would not have won 48 games without Jimmy. He stepped into the void […]

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