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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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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Fast-Break Recap: Chicago Bulls 107, Sacramento Kings 102

Game 48: Chicago Bulls (27-21) defeat Sacramento Kings (21-28), 107-102 February 3, 2016 Sleep Train Arena – Sacramento, California   Quick Take Jimmy Butler missed his first game of the season with left knee tendinitis, but it turns out the Bulls managed fine without him — at least for Wednesday night’s game.   The Bulls…

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Player of the Week (Jan. 24-30): Pau Gasol

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 Last week was a…

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Fast-Break Recap: Chicago Bulls 105, Utah Jazz 96

Game 47: Chicago Bulls (26-21) lose to Utah Jazz (22-25), 105-96 February 1, 2016 Vivint Smart Home Arena – Salt Lake City   Quick Take The Bulls and Jazz were closely matched for most of the game. They traded baskets in the first quarter and had to resort to overtime to decide the game. In…

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Chicago Bulls struggle in overtime, lose to Utah Jazz 105-96

The Chicago Bulls fell to yet another below-.500 team Monday night when they took the 105-96 loss to the Utah Jazz in overtime, and that’s largely thanks to Utah’s star player Gordon Hayward.   Hayward’s night didn’t start too great. He didn’t score until the 6:41 mark of the second quarter, but he eventually got…

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Fast-Break Preview: Chicago Bulls at Utah Jazz (Feb. 1)

Game 47: Chicago Bulls (26-20) at Utah Jazz (21-25)   Location: Vivint Smart Home Arena – Salt Lake City Time: 8:00 p.m. central TV: Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Root Sports   Quick Take The Bulls and Jazz will meet up for the first time this regular season Monday night. The Bulls will be ending out their…

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Fast-Break Recap: Chicago Bulls 114, Los Angeles Lakers 91

Game 45: Chicago Bulls (26-19) defeat Los Angeles Lakers (9-39), 114-91 January 28, 2016 Staples Center – Los Angeles   Quick Take Despite what has been an inconsistent season for the Bulls so far, for once, the Bulls didn’t play to their level of competition. Rather, they took a decisive win over the Lakers to…

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