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  1. Bulls player review: Taj Gibson

    Nick Friedell

    Nick Friedell looks at each player on the Chicago Bulls roster and how they fit in for the future. Taj Gibson 2012-13 salary: $2,155,811 | Age: 27 | Season stats: 8.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg Season recap: Playing without Omer Asik for the first time...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  2. Backup center continues to be an issue

    Nick Friedell

    DENVER -- The loss of Omer Asik has been the biggest weakness -- not named Derrick Rose -- that the Chicago Bulls have dealt with all season. Asik may not have played many minutes during his time in Chicago, but he was a luxury and a safety net t...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  3. Omer Asik burns Bulls with big night

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Omer Asik's play on Tuesday night spoke louder than anything he could have said before or after he played his former Chicago Bulls teammates. The Turkish center, who signed with the Houston Rockets over the summer after the Bulls declin...

    Blog | December 25, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rockets 120, Bulls 97

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Let's take a quick look at how the Houston Rockets cruised to a 120-97 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night at the United Center. How it happened: Omer Asik dominated his former team. The Turkish center scored 20 points and pulle...

    Blog | December 25, 2012
  5. Noah, Bulls hope to slow Asik's rise

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Joakim Noah misses playing with Omer Asik, but another favorite pastime makes the Chicago Bulls center even more wistful for the days the Turkish big man was still around. "I don't talk to him that much, but sometimes I see the...

    Blog | December 25, 2012
  6. Bulls put up a stinker in Atlanta

    Nick Friedell

    ATLANTA -- Not even 24 hours after his team's biggest win of the season, Joakim Noah found himself sitting inside his locker stall in the back of the visitors' locker room in Phillips Arena trying to figure out what had just gone wrong. A night after...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  7. Asik enjoying new role with Rockets

    Nick Friedell

    HOUSTON -- Omer Asik may be wearing a new jersey and making a lot more money this season, but he hasn't lost his sense of humor. Having gone from playing between 12 to 15 minutes last season with the Chicago Bulls to 40 with the Rockets, the affab...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  8. Thibs not surprised by Asik's breakthrough

    Nick Friedell

    HOUSTON -- Omer Asik's ascension to one of the better centers in the Western Conference doesn't surprise many on the Chicago Bulls. Having watched him as a reserve for the past two seasons on the Bulls, they knew the 26-year-old center would develop....

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  9. Gibson: Bench Mob 'not cutting it right now'

    Nick Friedell

    HOUSTON -- The Chicago Bulls aren't using the absence of Omer Asik as an excuse for their struggles off the bench, but that lack of production is as obvious as Asik's contributions to the Houston Rockets. And those contributions will be on display...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  10. Bulls miss Asik -- old Bench Mob's play

    Nick Friedell

    LOS ANGELES -- Aside from Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls are missing one player more than any other this season: Omer Asik. The young, big man, who signed a three-year, $25 million deal with the Houston Rockets over the summer that the Bulls de...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  11. Gibson not worried about leaving ala Asik

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- After losing restricted free agent Omer Asik to the Houston Rockets over the offseason, the Chicago Bulls don't want to take the same risk with Taj Gibson, whose contract expires after this season. The Bulls have always been con...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  12. Six Bulls questions heading into season

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Media day usually doubles as Derrick Rose photo day at the Berto Center. The former MVP, as usual, is the center of attention. While each player and coach have their pictures taken and are asked by the media, it's Rose whom everyone wa...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. Bulls bench getting complete overhaul

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls revamped roster is going to take shape this week and it will start when the organization formally declines to match Omer Asik's $25.1 million offer sheet with the Houston Rockets. While there has been no official stat...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  14. Source: Nazr Mohammed, Bulls close

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Omer Asik's days with the Chicago Bulls appear to be over. While the organization still hasn't seen the offer sheet Asik has reportedly signed with the Houston Rockets, it seems they have decided to move on without him. A league source ...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  15. Source -- Chicago Bulls close to signing Nazr Mohammed

    Nick Friedell

    A league source confirmed late Saturday night that the Bulls are on the verge of signing veteran center Nazr Mohammed.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2012
  16. Bulls' plan requires patience from fans

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Gar Forman sat at the podium after the Bulls drafted Marquis Teague late in June and uttered a statement has already started to haunt him amongst fans. Forman, one half of Chicago's basketball brain-trust, stated the team would be making "...

    Blog | July 19, 2012