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Jimmy Butler Set To Become Restricted Free Agent

Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler has rejected the Chicago Bulls offer and plans to become a free agent by next year. Agent Happy Waters told Yahoo Sports that Jimmy Butler’s contract extension ended without a deadline deal. Friday morning the 25-year-old rejected the Chicago Bulls offer and plans to enter into restricted free agency in July 2015. “It came down to me deciding...
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Jimmy Butler rejects Bulls offer, plans to enter restricted free agency

            Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bulls and forward Jimmy Butler were unable to come to an agreement on a deadline deal Friday, agent Happy Walters told Yahoo Sports. Butler rejected the Bulls’ final offer and plans to enter into restricted free agency in July. “It came down to me deciding that I want to bet on myself,” Butler...
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Chicago Bulls Face Major Decision By 11pm Tomorrow Night

First-round picks heading into their fourth season have until tomorrow at 11pm to sign an extension. This means Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls are running out of time to negotiate and sign that dotted line. If the Bulls were smart, they would make sure Butler is signed before Halloween is over. Bulls Face A Decision This shouldn’t be a hard decision for Bulls’ management...
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Doug McDermott Scores 12 Points In NBA Debut With Bulls

Doug McDermott had himself quite the NBA debut Wednesday for the Chicago Bulls against the New York Knicks. Playing 24 minutes off the bench, McDermott made 5-of-9 shots for 12 points, grabbing 5 rebounds while tossing out 4 assists. [YouTube] The post Doug McDermott Scores 12 Points In NBA Debut With Bulls appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Bulls 104, Knicks 80 (10-30-14)

Honestly, it wasn’t even that close. One of the great strengths of the Bulls this year is how extraordinarily deep they are. Evocative of the Bench Mob 3-4 years ago (and headlined by the same player), the combination of Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, Nikola Mirotic, Aaron Brooks, and Tony Snell are going to bury second units all year. It’s the sort of unit that allows a smart coach...
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Classic Rivalry: Chicago Bulls vs. New York Knicks Tonight

One of the best games tonight to watch will be the Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. The New York Knicks re-signed there superstar Carmelo Anthony, hired Phil Jackson as there new team president, and signed Derek Fisher as new head coach. The Chicago Bulls get there All-Star point guard back Derrick Rose and acquired Pau Gasol in free agency for added depth...
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PICS: Meet Playboy Bunny & Chicago Bulls Super Fan, Brooke Knight

Meet Brooke Knight, Playboy model originally from Chicago that likes to show love to her teams every once in a while. You can follow her on Twitter @PBBrookeKnight, and on Instagram at @brookeknight1234. Brooke is a Playboy Live model from Chicago who has also been featured in RUDE magazine. She works out religiously and is aspiring to design sexy lingerie and costumes. As you...
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Crazy Stats From Chicago Bulls Season Openers

In celebrating the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s NBA debut and the Chicago Bulls season opener, we present fifteen crazy stats from the past 30 years. If you’re looking to win some free drinks at a bar or want to seem like the Bulls biggest fan, these stats might just do the trick. *Note – All of the information and stats are from Michael Jordan’s debut through last...
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Bulls to reduce Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah’s minutes

The Chicago Bulls firmly believe that they will compete for an NBA championship this season now that they have a healthy Derrick Rose back, and they also added Pau Gasol to the mix this past offseason. While Rose looks healthy, he is expected to be on a bit of a minute count alongside of Joakim Noah who has had a bothersome knee so far this year. Thibodeau indicated Rose and Noah...
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Bulls Rumors: Defenses daring Derrick Rose to shoot the three ball

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose finished preseason, playing 21 minutes per game. He averaged 16.5 points and shot 48.4 percent overall. Teams are daring Rose to shoot from the perimeter, and he's ready to make them pay.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsIn a recent interview with the Chicago Tribune, Rose commented on how opposing teams are playing him:"They&...
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Jalen Rose thinks the Chicago Bulls can reach the NBA Finals

NBA on ESPN/ABC Analyst Jalen Rose is very high on the Chicago Bulls this year. You’ll recall his playing days in Chicago (2001-03, then a brief return in 04). If Rose is right, then I’m sure The Sports Bank’s base (have to “appeal to the base,” using a political phrase as Election Day nears) will be very happy. Jalen was on conference call with Doug Collins (yes, more...
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Doug Collins would start Doug McDermott over Mike Dunleavy

It’s the only one of the Chicago Bulls starting five positions that’s up for grabs. Who do you put at the three: Doug McDermott or Mike Dunleavy? Current ESPN/ABC Analyst Doug Collins was the Bulls Head Coach from 1986-1989 and led the team to the Eastern Conference Finals. As ESPN’s NBA Analysts took questions from the national media to preview the season, Collins talked about...
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Bulls Exercise Third-Year Option On Tony Snell

The Chicago Bulls have exercised the third-year option for the 2015-16 season for guard Tony Snell. By exercising Snell’s option, he will be under contract with the Bulls for the 2015-16 season. Snell (6-7, 200), appeared in 77 games (12 starts) during his rookie campaign and posted averages of 4.5 ppg and 1.6 rpg in 16.0 mpg.
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Michael Jordan’s Debut Game With The Chicago Bulls

The greatest basketball player to ever step on the court started his NBA career on Oct. 26, 1984 with the Chicago Bulls. Michael Jordan finished with 16 points and seven assists against the Washington Bullets. The post Michael Jordan’s Debut Game With The Chicago Bulls appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Bulls Injury Update: Joakim Noah's knee issues continue

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls had minor surgery on his knee last May; He was expected to be perfectly healthy by the beginning of the season but that may not be the case, according to Noah hopes he won't be limited by his surgically repaired left knee.— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) September 30, 2014Noah spoke candidly about his injury...
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Who gets the final Chicago Bulls forward roster spot?

It looks like the Chicago Bulls will go with five guards and seven forwards this season. Given the health history of Derrick Rose, it’s mandatory to have two guys on the roster who can run the point behind him. So with Rose, Jimmy Butler, Kirk Hinrich and Aaron Brooks as locks, the final guard slot goes to E’Twaun Moore (as we’ve chronicled before). Especially now that Kim...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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