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Bulls-Nets Preview Game 7

Luol Deng was in the hospital Friday, possibly for meningitis, after getting a spinal tap prior to Thursday’s game. Nate Robinson was throwing up on the bench during Game 6 because of an illness—a game in which he played 42 minutes. Taj Gibson, suffering from the same illness, struggled through 18 minutes. Joakim Noah is […]

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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 Game 1 Preview

The news that no Bulls fan wanted to hear came out yesterday, and not only is Joakim Noah doubtful for game one, but it doesn’t sound good for the rest of the series either. Noah admitted what many had feared: the games down the stretch that he tried to play in worsened the injury. “I’ve […]

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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 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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Chicago’s biggest enemy is the human body

Time isn’t the friend of this M.A.S.H unit known as the Chicago Bulls. There are six games left in the regular season and there are more unhealthy bodies than healthy ones. Derrick Rose (left knee rehab) is still in the “out indefinitely” category. Rose says he’s still open to playing this season, but a return […]

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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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And now Taj Gibson is down

The Basketball Gods giveth…and they also taketh away. To wit: The good news of Derrick Rose dunking in warm-ups (click here for video) has been tempered by an injury to somebody else. ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “An MRI on Taj Gibson’s left knee revealed a sprained MCL on Monday, according to a league source. The […]

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