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  1. There's a method to Thibs' madness

    Nick Friedell

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- There are 5.3 seconds left in overtime of an otherwise meaningless preseason game against the Detroit Pistons, and Tom Thibodeau is coaching as if it were Game 7 of the NBA Finals. With his team down by two points, the Chicago ...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  2. Thibs: Boozer good fit with Lakers

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau believes Carlos Boozer will be a good fit for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. Boozer was claimed off waivers by the Lakers on Thursday. The final year of Boozer's deal was amnestied by the Bulls on...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  3. No sulking for Bulls, who move forward

    Nick Friedell

    LAS VEGAS -- When the final story of the 2014-15 Chicago Bulls is written, this past weekend will serve as one of its seminal points in time. It started Saturday afternoon a few hours before the Bulls' summer league team played its first game. Th...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  4. What's next for Bulls after Melo?

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Carmelo Anthony remains the apple of the Chicago Bulls' eye. The organization continues to hope that Anthony turns down the financial security of a max offer, or near-max offer, from the New York Knicks as he makes his final decision on wh...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  5. Bulls covet Anthony, but money a question

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- MeloMania has engulfed Chicago. With the news Sunday that New York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony has decided to opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent, Bulls fans -- and executives -- are hoping that t...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  6. McDermott believes in 'great' fit with Bulls

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Doug McDermott fits the mold of the type of player the Chicago Bulls always look for in the draft. He played four years at Creighton -- earning consensus All-America honors his final three -- while knocking down jumper after jumper for the...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  7. Bulls: No decision yet on Boozer's future

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman and coach Tom Thibodeau said Wednesday that a final decision regarding the use of the amnesty clause on the final year of Carlos Boozer's contract has not been made. "Those decisions, the...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  8. OT: Noah very proud of his 'Gator boys'

    Nick Friedell

    BOSTON -- Joakim Noah beamed like a proud parent as the topic of his beloved Florida Gators came up Sunday morning. That's because his team was back where he always believed it belonged: The Final Four. After knocking off Dayton on Saturday night...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  9. Noah's absence too much to overcome

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- The Bulls didn't lose Monday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves when the final buzzer sounded. In reality, they probably lost the game about 20 minutes before it even started. That's when their emotional leader, Joakim...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  10. Thibs draws up another win for Bulls

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Tom Thibodeau's message to his team was short and sweet as he drew up the final play with 0.9 seconds left in overtime on Monday night. With the game tied at 100 and the Los Angeles Lakers looking for one more defensive play to push it...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  11. Decision on Boozer amnesty lingers

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls executive vice president John Paxson insists his team has not made a decision on one of the most important questions hanging over its head. Will the final year of Carlos Boozer's contract be amnestied after this season? P...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  12. Bulls look far from polished in win

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls pulled off a rare feat in Friday night's 97-73 win over the lowly Utah Jazz. They won a game by 24 points and still didn't play very well. Don't let the final score fool you. Yes, some of the Bulls' final numbers look ...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  13. Rose ready to take final step in comeback

    Nick Friedell

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A year and a half after playing in his last professional basketball game, the only person who isn't worried about Derrick Rose -- and how his surgically repaired left knee responds in his first true test in Saturday night's preseason ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  14. Deng's focus is on season, not contract

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Luol Deng is trying to keep some perspective as he prepares to begin the final year of the $71 million dollar deal he signed with the Chicago Bulls in 2008. The veteran forward knows he will be asked about the deal throughout the s...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  15. Will Bulls find a shooter in the draft?

    Nick Friedell

    As the Chicago Bulls watch the NBA Finals unfold, one deficiency on their roster has become more pronounced than ever -- the lack of a consistent three-point shooter on the roster. San Antonio's Danny Green and Gary Neal have rained down importan...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  16. Beat the Heat? Bulls need to be wary of Indy

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- As the NBA world watches the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers square off in the Eastern Conference finals, the Chicago Bulls are left to ponder a question that may be growing increasingly uncomfortable. The Heat have been the favorites in ...

    Blog | May 30, 2013