Tag: CHICAGO BULLS

Zach LaVine’s All-Star Ascension Has The Bulls In The Playoff Hunt

Stability has never been an ally during Zach LaVine’s seven-year NBA journey. Six head coaches. Six losing seasons. A torn ACL in which a relocation from Minnesota to Chicago interjected during rehab. A dearth of surrounding talent. Unimaginative offensive schemes. Cliche as it is, the lone constants of his career are unceasing improvement and skill […]

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Joel Embiid Set A New Career-High With 50 Points Against The Bulls

Joel Embiid has been playing like a man possessed this season. Following yet another disappointing postseason exit in Orlando, there were plenty of questions surrounding the Sixers and whether the Embiid-Ben Simmons partnership was a viable long-term plan for Philadelphia. Right up until the point James Harden landed in Brooklyn, there were rumors that new […]

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N.B.A. Eastern Conference Preview: Will the Nets Reign Supreme?

Is it already the most wonderful time of year again? With LeBron alley-ooping and referees demanding we be of good cheer? There’ll be dunks used for posting, Kawhi laughs for roasting and trash talking out in the snowwwww. Yes, the N.B.A. season is upon us, beginning Tuesday, with a much different landscape from any other […]

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Isiah Thomas ‘Didn’t Realize’ How Michael Jordan Felt About Him Until He Watched ‘The Last Dance’

In the early days of the pandemic, the majority of the sports-watching world had our eyes glued to ESPN each Sunday for a new installment of the cultural phenomenon that was The Last Dance. Not only did we get to relive the NBA’s golden age in the 1990s, we learned all sorts of new tidbits […]

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Isiah Thomas Put Michael Jordan No. 3 On His GOAT List

Last Sunday, the Los Angeles Lakers took home their 17th title after beating the Heat in Game 6, tying them with arch rivals the Boston Celtics for the most championships in NBA history. For LeBron James, it marks the fourth title of his illustrious career, putting him in unique territory as the only player to […]

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Scottie Pippen Wasn’t A Fan Of The Bulls Hiring Billy Donovan As Head Coach

The Chicago Bulls have been in perpetual turmoil the past several years, undergoing constant personnel turnover, roster upheaval, and behind-the-scenes issues that have made an already-tough situation that much worse. They became one of the first teams to join the coaching carousel when they fired Jim Boylen after two seasons, but recently filled that vacancy […]

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Zach LaVine Reacted To The Billy Donovan Hire While Streaming ‘Call of Duty’: ‘Really Good Coach’

The Chicago Bulls have overhauled just about their entire basketball operations department this offseason, finally getting rid of Gar Forman and John Paxson at the top of their front office, replacing them with Arturas Karnisovas and Marc Eversley, who then fired coach Jim Boylen. On Tuesday, the Bulls announced the hiring of former Thunder coach […]

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Scottie Pippen Talks About The NBA’s Return And His Second Life As A Basketball Commentator

If you were to construct the ideal basketball player for the modern era, you’d start with that coveted combination of size and agility. You’d want someone who can dribble, pass, shoot, and defend multiple positions. You’d want someone who prioritizes teamwork, who is selfless nearly to a fault, yet capable of taking over and dominating […]

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‘The Last Dance’ — ESPN’s Celebrated Docuseries On Michael Jordan — Is Now Streaming On Netflix

One of the bright spots in the world of sports over the past few months was the five weeks that we had The Last Dance in our lives, ESPN’s documentary on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. There were legitimate questions to be asked about the journalistic integrity of the documentary, given Jordan’s involvement in […]

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