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  1. Obama thinks Bulls will top Cavs in East

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama, a die-hard Chicago Bulls fan, is hopeful his favorite team can get past LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in this season's Eastern Conference playoffs. "I tell you, the Cavs are starting to jell. But, I ju...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  2. Thibs: Bulls' plan the same vs. Bobcats

    Nick Friedell

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau doesn't want to change his team's routine as it gets set for the regular-season finale Wednesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats. The Bulls' playoff seeding is still up in the air -- they c...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. Bulls' goal: Make James earn his points

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Tom Thibodeau can't hold back his laughter when the topic of stopping LeBron James comes up. The Chicago Bulls coach has seen the two-time MVP dominate games in so many ways that he knows it's almost impossible to stop James, no ma...

    Blog | May 14, 2011
  4. Bulls get No. 1 seed in East, to face Pacers

    Nick Friedell

    CLEVELAND -- The Chicago Bulls clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference on Friday night with a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read the entire story....

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  5. Eastern Conference race: Bulls vs. Celtics

    Nick Friedell

    The Boston Celtics are stumbling. They're 5-6 in their last 11 and are facing an Indiana Pacers team on Monday that is fighting for its playoff life. So maybe we should start including the surging Miami Heat, who have won five in a row and have pu...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  6. It's in the numbers: 52 wins for Bulls

    Nick Friedell

    The AccuScore numbers have been calculated for this season, and Bulls fans are probably going to like what they see. The computers pumped out a 52-30 record for Tom Thibodeau's team, which includes a 95 percent chance to make the playoffs and a 73 pe...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  7. Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said talk of LeBron James' free a...

    Nick Friedell

    Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said talk of LeBron James' free agency hasn't overshadowed the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  8. If that's it, Del Negro went out fighting

    Nick Friedell

    CLEVELAND -- Vinny Del Negro's messages may not have always gotten through to his team this season, but his personal mantra certainly did on Tuesday night: Keep fighting. That's what the Chicago Bulls did throughout Tuesday night's game, but, a...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  9. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James says Chicago Bulls' Derrick Ros...

    Nick Friedell

    LeBron James says the Bulls' Derrick Rose is an 'awesome talent.'

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  10. 2010 NBA playoffs: Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, Luol Deng to play...

    Nick Friedell

    Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose and Luol Deng will play Tuesday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  11. Noah thinks Bulls have a lot to offer

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- The Chicago Bulls are going to have a lot of money to spend on free agents this summer and they are trying to use any playoff success as a recruiting tool to land some of the NBA's biggest superstars. That's why the team is even mo...

    Blog | April 25, 2010
  12. Chicago Bulls Joakim Noah hopes playoff run will help land free a...

    Nick Friedell

    Bulls Joakim Noah thinks the Bulls can land a top free agent.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2010
  13. Rose shines in the clutch

    Nick Friedell

    Late in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's game, Derrick Rose took another step in his progression toward becoming a superstar. He had been cruising past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Mo Williams and several other Cleveland defenders for most of the ...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  14. Del Negro sticks with 'Kurt' and is rewarded

    Nick Friedell

    One of Kirk Hinrich's biggest fans doesn't even call him by the right name. Chicago Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro, long an admirer of the veteran guard, continually calls him "Kurt." He has all season. It's a running joke among the media corps at...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  15. LeBron is on everybody's mind

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- The Chicago Bulls are scheduled to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night, but if you listened closely to their comments after Wednesday's practice you would have thought they were preparing for the first five-on-one game i...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  16. Rose misses practice for family emergency

    Nick Friedell

    Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose missed practice Wednesday because of a family emergency, but he'll play Thursday in Game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read the entire story....

    Blog | April 21, 2010