Fast-Break Recap: Miami Heat 106, Chicago Bulls 98

Game 79: Chicago Bulls (39-40) lose to Miami Heat (46-32), 106-98 April 7, 2016 American Airlines Arena – Miami   Quick Take The Bulls entered halftime with a six-point lead, but the Heat really outworked them in the third quarter. That then changed the tempo of the game and took the Bulls out of the…

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Fast-Break Recap: Memphis Grizzlies 108, Chicago Bulls 92

Game 78: Chicago Bulls (39-39) lose to Memphis Grizzlies (42-36), 108-92 April 5, 2016 FedExForum – Memphis, Tennessee   Quick Take The Bulls held their own against the Grizzlies in the first quarter, and they even led once then. But a 4-2 lead early in the game never meant much considering the Bulls’ 108-92 loss…

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Chicago Bulls fall below .500 with 102-100 loss to Atlanta Hawks

The Bulls had good reason to be optimistic when they started their Monday night home game against the Atlanta Hawks. It just didn’t end optimistically.   The Bulls lost 102-100, falling below .500 and further ruining their chances at making the playoffs.   They opened the game with an 8-0 lead: Derrick Rose got the…

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Player of the Week (Feb. 28-March 5): Derrick Rose

Each week, one Bulls player will be selected as The Bulls Charge’s “Player of the Week.” The selections will be based off the player’s performance during the previous week. Readers’ views and suggestions are taken into consideration when choosing the player, but the editor ultimately makes the decision.   Week Overview Derrick Rose played in…

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Fast-Break Recap: Chicago Bulls 126, Los Angeles Lakers 115

Game 55: Chicago Bulls (29-26) defeat Los Angeles Lakers (11-46), 126-115 February 21, 2016 United Center – Chicago   Quick Take The Lakers gave the Bulls a pretty good scare in the first half, but the Bulls’ third-quarter play propelled them to a win in Kobe Bryant‘s last game in Chicago.   Both teams were…

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Fast-Break Recap: Cleveland Cavaliers 106, Chicago Bulls 95

Game 53: Chicago Bulls (27-26) lose to Cleveland Cavaliers (39-14), 106-95 February 18, 2016 Quicken Loans Arena – Cleveland   Quick Take The Bulls hadn’t played a game in eight days thanks to the All-Star break, and yet it looked as if the Bulls were picking up right where they left off before the break.…

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Fast-Break Recap: Atlanta Hawks 113, Chicago Bulls 90

Game 52: Chicago Bulls (27-25) lose to Atlanta Hawks (31-24), 113-90 February 10, 2016 United Center – Chicago   Quick Take The only real good news for the Bulls right now is the fact they now have a break from the hardwood with All-Star weekend right around the corner. They aren’t going into the break…

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Fast-Break Recap: Charlotte Hornets 108, Chicago Bulls 91

Game 51: Chicago Bulls (27-24) lose to Charlotte Hornets (26-26), 108-91 February 8, 2016 Time Warner Cable Arena – Charlotte, North Carolina   Quick Take The losses just kept on piling up for the Bulls on Monday night.   They were already without Jimmy Butler (knee sprain), but Derrick Rose was ruled out less than…

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Fast-Break Recap: Minnesota Timberwolves 112, Chicago Bulls 105

Game 50: Chicago Bulls (27-23) lose to Minnesota Timberwolves (16-36), 112-105 February 6, 2016 Target Center – Minneapolis   Quick Take The Bulls came into Saturday night’s matchup having just played in Denver the previous night, so there was a chance of fatigue. Jimmy Butler was also ruled out with a left knee strain, so…

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Chicago Bulls lose Jimmy Butler to knee injury, fall to Denver Nuggets 115-110

With Mike Dunleavy, Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic and Joakim Noah all sidelined, the Chicago Bulls had to resort to using both Cameron Bairstow and E’Twaun Moore in the starting lineup. As if that injury list wasn’t long enough, the Bulls added Jimmy Butler‘s name to it after a fall he took prior to halftime, making…

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