The Chicago Bulls led the NBA in wins last year, but like their #1 seed counterpart in the West, the San Antonio Spurs, they failed to reach the NBA Finals. Chicago returns the same nucleus as last year, with some upgrades. On paper, they should be better. Then again, so will the Miami Heat, who eliminated them last year. "I think the longer you are together, everything … [Read more...] about Will the Bulls have the Best Record in the NBA Again?
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Of all the questions surrounding the Chicago Bulls this season, only one truly matters- can they get past the Miami Heat this year? Because of what happened last season (4-1 Eastern Conference Finals loss despite the Bulls having home court advantage), what could happen this year (many NBA experts predict the same outcome this year) and how this script could occur repeatedly in … [Read more...] about 2012 Chicago Bulls Look to Avoid Glass Ceiling
The Chicago Bulls know exactly where their bread is buttered. The reigning MVP Derrick Rose has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the team worth approximately $94 million. Rose on the extension: "I’ll be able to afford what I want. But not too many things excite me except winning and being around my family.” The deal was done right before the Bulls completed … [Read more...] about Chicago Bulls Lock up Franchise (Derrick Rose) $94 Million, 5 Years
Perhaps Carlos Boozer will pull more of his weight with the Chicago Bulls this season, given that he's lost quite a bit of it from his body. GM Gar Forman Sunday at Media Day: "Carlos came into camp 20-plus pounds lighter. He's in great shape." Perhaps the improved conditioning will make Boozer that true second banana that Rose sorely lacked last year. Booze gets paid … [Read more...] about Will Bulls Get More From a Slimmed Down Carlos Boozer?
Chicago Bulls Head Coach Tom Thibodeau described what happens when his team plays the Miami Heat: "each possession is a war." Yes, the NBA is actually back now, even though it may seem hard to believe. Training camps are open, media days have been held, including the session for the team with the best regular season record in the league last year. The reigning MVP Derrick … [Read more...] about Chicago Bulls Camp Opens: Notable Quotables