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2012-2013 Player Capsules- Carlos Boozer

The Chicago Bulls 2012-2013 campaign has officially come to a close. Now that we are weeks removed from the end of the season and have had time to be reflective, it’s time to take a look back at the performances of the members of this Bulls squad and brief look ahead at the future. The […]

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News and notes heading into Game 4

The Bulls haven’t been thrilled by the officiating so far in their second-round playoff match-up with the Miami  Heat. After losing the fiercely contested Game 3, Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau spoke out about it. Said Thibs: “When you play this team you have to have a lot of mental, physical and emotional toughness. Things aren’t […]

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Celtics-Bulls Preview

Boston Celtics Status Check: Record: 12-11 Division: 2-4 Conference: 7-8 Road Record: 4-7 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 2 Last game: 103-88 loss to San Antonio PPG: 97.4 (12th) Opponents PPG: 97.9 (16th) Offensive Rating: 103.2 (19th) Defensive Rating: 103.7 (10th) Pace: 92.3 (12th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .502 (9th) Turnover Percentage: .143 (17th) […]

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Bulls-Pistons Preview

Detroit Pistons Status Check: Record: 6-14 Division: 1-0 Conference: 4-3 Home Record: 5-4 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 104-97 loss to Golden State PPG: 93.2 (25th) Opponents PPG: 96.2 (13th) Offensive Rating: 101.8 (26th) Defensive Rating: 105.1 (17th) Pace: 91.6 (18th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .476 (18th) Turnover Percentage: .149 (27th) […]

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Tom Thibodeau finally gets his contract extension

After months of hand-wringing and head-scratching by sports writers and fans, the Bulls have finally come to terms with Tom Thibodeau on a contract extension. Let the relief wash over you in an awesome wave. From ESPNChicago: The Chicago Bulls and coach Tom Thibodeau agreed on a four-year contract extension, the team announced on Monday. […]

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Tom Thibodeau: NBA Coach of the Year

It’s official. Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald writes: “In his first season as an NBA head coach, Thibodeau led the Bulls to the NBA’s best record at 62-20. That matched Paul Westphal (Phoenix, 1992-93) for the best record by a first-year coach. … He’s the Bulls’ fourth coach of the year, following Johnny “Red” […]

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Keith Bogans: The Bulls’ newest starter

While reveiwing the Bulls’ preseason stats, I said: “Going into training camp, everybody figured it was a two-man race for the starting shooting guard spot. Those two men being Ronnie Brewer (the presumed starter) and Kyle Korver (the challenger). Only Bogans started all eight games. And although it may only have been because Brewer was […]

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Can a Luol Deng revival happen this season?

ESPN’s Marc Stein mentioned yesterday that the Bulls had plans to meet with free agent center Erick Dampier last night. The meeting happened, but that’s about it. Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald tweeted: “Bulls may meet with Erick Dampier in Dallas, but at this point have no plans to sign ex-Mavs center, a source says.” I’m […]

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