April 21, 2014 |
"I get asked that every day, man," a seemingly exasperated Taj Gibson said when prodded to talk about how much Joakim Noah has meant to the Bulls this season. But Gibson's response wasn't one of annoyance. It was pointing out that no one should ever have to ask about Noah's value, because if you've watched this team play, it should be obvious. It's apparent to everyone else in the NBA, too. On Monday, the Bulls' ultra-animated center was named the NBA's defensive player of the year.
March 6, 2014 |
Well, I said I wasn't going to do it, swore to myself it was never going to happen, ignored them for the entire first half of the season, pretended they didn't exist, and then, while I wasn't paying attention, I accidentally fell in love with them. I'm speaking of the Chicago Bulls and darn it, they are freaking lovable. I have no idea how this happened. Seriously. Wait, I know. Some guys at work were like "Hey, have you watched these guys play? They're really good. You should watch them.
February 18, 2014 |
Well, Bulls fans, we've made it past the All-Star break. You know what that means: We're halfway through the second season without Derrick Rose and without much hope of the playoffs. Last week's confirmation that Rose won't be back on the court this season made us wonder just what the team has been up to while we were distracted with Olympics, hockey and Olympic hockey. Here's a look at the Bulls' season so far. The standings Overall record: 27-25. With Thursday's win over Brooklyn, the Bulls improved to two games over .500 for the first time since Nov....
January 21, 2014 |
Reading what Joakim Noah says about Luol Deng, you want to wrap your arm around the Bulls center and tell him it's gonna be OK. On Wednesday, the Bulls will face Deng for the first time since he was traded to Cleveland earlier this month. "I love Luol," Noah said. "He's my brother. But when that ball goes up, he's not going to be my brother. " OK, so Noah won't go easy on his former teammate on the court. But his friendship with Deng has earned a spot among the top Chicago sports bromances.
December 5, 2013 |
Bulls. Heat. Do we wish Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade were playing? Absolutely. But that doesn't mean Chicago fans want to burn Miami any less. Follow us all game for updates. Fourth quarter Joakim Noah's finger pistols make an appearance. Now you know it's special occasion. ... And now Joakim is workingthe crowd after another basket. Don't ever tell him this game doesn't mean more than others. Still no Heat starters in the game, halfway through the fourth quarter.
November 20, 2013 |
Jimmy Butler's hairdo had been an interesting discussion topic among fans. The Bulls guard started growing his hair out a year and half ago, and what began as a respectable high-top fade morphed into a style that was, well, hard to describe, but we know Sideshow Bob would've been proud. But for a guy who wears cowboy boots almost every day, his hairstyle was reflective of someone who marches to the beat of his own drum. And it was only a matter of time before it reached cult status.