Despite comeback, Chicago Bulls fall to Indiana Pacers, 111-101

(Photo credit: Brian Spurlock – USA TODAY Sports) Chicago Bulls make fourth-quarter comeback, never lead in loss to Indiana Pacers Just four days after defeating them at home, the Bulls lost to the Pacers, 111-101. While the end result suggests the game wasn’t a close one, it was a close game, but only for the…

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Chicago Bulls lose to Atlanta Hawks 97-81 in preseason finale

Bulls can’t grab win in Doug McDermott’s return to Omaha For the Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks, Thursday night’s game at the CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska was the end of preseason, another game to prepare for the oncoming regular season. For the city of Omaha, the Bulls-Hawks match-up was more than just…

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Chicago Bulls grab second preseason win, defeat Cleveland Cavaliers 118-108

Chicago Bulls overcome early struggles to defeat short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers team When the Bulls have to face a LeBron James-less Cavaliers team, it makes sense to think the game’s easier to win. And when eight other key players on Cleveland join James in not even making the trip to Chicago for the game, it makes…

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Chicago Bulls fall to Milwaukee Bucks 93-91 in preseason opener

Bulls’ fourth-quarter comeback not enough to overcome sloppy play The new era of Chicago Bulls basketball has been highlighted by Dwyane Wade‘s homecoming, but Wade wasn’t the highlight in the Bulls’ preseason opener against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.   Wade only played 12 minutes in his first game as a Bull as was…

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Fast-Break Recap: Milwaukee Bucks 93, Chicago Bulls 91 (Preseason)

Game 1 (Preseason): Chicago Bulls (0-1) lose to Milwaukee Bucks (1-0), 93-91 Oct. 3, 2016 United Center – Chicago Quick Take Despite starting with an 8-0 run and a set of back-to-back threes from Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade in the fourth quarter, the Bulls’ sloppy play, particularly turnovers and a lack of defense, put…

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2015-2016 Chicago Bulls “Can or Keep?”: Part 2

Editor emeritus Brandon Pence evaluates how the Chicago Bulls players performed during the 2015-16 season in his annual “Can or Keep” series. (Check out “Can or Keep?” Part 1) 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…

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Fast-Break Recap: Chicago Bulls 121, New Orleans Pelicans 116

Game 81: Chicago Bulls (41-40) defeat New Orleans Pelicans (30-51), 121-116 April 11, 2016 United Center – Chicago   Quick Take The Bulls shut down Taj Gibson, E’Twaun Moore and Pau Gasol for the season, and Derrick Rose joined the trio on the inactive list, leaving the Bulls to resort to using their 24th different…

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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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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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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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