Pau Gasol gives thanks to Chicago in Players’ Tribune article

Gasol details time in Chicago with Players’ Tribune article Pau Gasol hasn’t actually signed a new contract yet, but he made his move to the San Antonio Spurs official Tuesday when he tweeted about it. After many days of a lot of thinking, I've decided to join the @spurs!Looking forward to this new chapter with…

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2015-16 Chicago Bulls “Can or Keep?”: Part 1

Editor emeritus Brandon Pence evaluates how the Chicago Bulls players performed during the 2015-16 season in his annual “Can or Keep” series. You didn’t think retirement was going to keep me from writing “Can or Keep?” did you? This is my WrestleMania, and just like the aging WWE legends, I’m making a special guest appearance.…

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Fast-Break Recap: Chicago Bulls 105, Cleveland Cavaliers 102

Game 80: Chicago Bulls (40-40) defeat Cleveland Cavaliers (56-24), 105-102 April 9, 2016 United Center – Chicago   Quick Take The Bulls’ chances of playing in postseason are still alive thanks to their win over the Cavaliers on Saturday night, but it didn’t come easy.   If it weren’t for the Bulls’ bench, their playoffs…

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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 short in comeback, lose to New York Knicks 115-107

Heading into halftime of Wednesday night’s game at the United Center, the Chicago Bulls trailed the New York Knicks by just two points. Their hopes of winning were still alive and well.   But then came the third quarter.   The Knicks went on a late second-quarter run that gave them the 57-55 halftime lead,…

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Fast-Break Recap: New York Knicks 115, Chicago Bulls 107

Game 70: Chicago Bulls (36-34) lose to New York Knicks (29-43), 115-107 March 23, 2016 United Center – Chicago   Quick Take The game was relatively tight in the first half, but the Knicks’ 35-point third quarter propelled them to a 92-73 lead. Meanwhile, the Bulls struggled, not just on the defensive end as the…

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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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Fast-Break Recap: Denver Nuggets 115, Chicago Bulls 110

Game 49: Chicago Bulls (27-22) lose to Denver Nuggets (20-31), 115-110 February 5, 2016 Pepsi Center – Denver   Quick Take The Bulls lost Jimmy Butler to a left knee sprain late in the second quarter after he took a hard fall when fouled on a drive. That loss made the Bulls’ list of injured…

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Jimmy Butler named reserve for 2016 NBA All-Star Game, Pau Gasol left out

The Butler has done it again.   Jimmy Butler was among the list of players added to the East’s roster for the 2016 All-Star game as officially announced by the NBA Thursday night.   Butler’s selection is the second of his career with the first one coming last year. He missed out on being named…

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Chicago Bulls grab 111-101 win, defeat Detroit Pistons for first time this season

In the Chicago Bulls’ previous matchups with the Detroit Pistons, they couldn’t take down the Pistons. But, in their matinee game on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Bulls finally got a win over their Central Division foes, defeating the Pistons 111-101.   The Bulls were outworked by the Pistons in the first quarter, thus…

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