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Chicago Bulls guard Ayo Dosunmu is led off the court by the Bulls medical team for concussion protocols during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday in San Antonio, Texas.

COLUMN: Ayo Dosunmu is the Chicago Bulls’ newest hometown hero

By DeOndre Saunders, Sports Reporter | October 31, 2022
Sports reporter DeOndre Saunders compares the early popularity and on-court success of Chicago Bulls second-year player Ayo Dosunmu and former Bulls star Derrick Rose.
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose shoots a layup in the Timberwolves’ 129-120 home loss March 18 over the Houston Rockets.

Rose faces last chance for career

By Julian Nunnery | March 26, 2018

Former Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose may be in the midst of his final opportunity to show the world he still belongs in the NBA. The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Mar. 18, they signed Rose for the remainder of the 2017-18 season, according to ESPN.At...

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose dribbles against Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder in their Nov. 5 game. Rose has played in seven of 19 games this season. 

Rose’s basketball career still alive

By Tom Burton | November 27, 2017

In a career filled with high expectations, disappointments and countless injuries for one of Chicago’s native sons, Derrick Rose is contemplating if continuing a career in basketball is still worth it. Rose has come too far to drop everything and quit...

Bulls begin rebuild mode

Bulls begin rebuild mode

By Mateo Avila | June 26, 2017

Breaking up is hard to do, unless you’re a team on the night of the NBA draft. On the one-year anniversary of the Bulls trade that sent 2011 MVP Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks, the Bulls traded three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota...

New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose goes to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the second half of an NBA game, March 20, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 114-105. 

Former Bull falls in career

By Tom Burton | April 6, 2017

Derrick Rose, point guard for the New York Knicks and former Chicago Bull, tore his medial meniscus for the third time in his eight year career March 27.It is a shame to see a player with his talent continuously go down with gruesome knee injuries.The...

Bulls retooling team after underwhelming 2016 season

By Tom Burton | July 11, 2016

After a disappointing season that saw the Chicago Bulls miss the playoffs for the first time since 2008, the team needed to make changes for the future.Chicago brought in former Bull and successful collegiate coach Fred Hoiberg last offseason, his first...

Chicago basketball: Bulls fall to Orlando Magic in Rose’s return from injury

By Northern Star staff | April 9, 2015

The Chicago Bulls should have beaten the struggling Orlando Magic (25-53) even without point guard Derrick Rose.Rose scored nine points, grabbed two rebounds and dished out two assists in his return from meniscectomy surgery on Feb. 27.The Bulls went...

Bulls still winning despite losses

By Rhema Rhea | January 13, 2014

The Bulls are getting into shape following the team’s Luol Deng trade, despite a Monday loss.The Bulls (17-19) could not get it done at home against the Washington Wizards Monday night. The Wizards snapped the Bulls’ five-game win streak, which was...

Bulls’ Thibs should rest stars

By Bob Kreider | February 18, 2013

I think it’s safe to say most Chicago Bulls fans have been pleasantly surprised with the 30-22 record the Bulls currently have coming out of the All-Star break, especially without former MVP Derrick Rose. The Bulls are second in the central division...

San Antonio Spurs center Boris Diaw (33) shoots over Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) as forward Luol Deng watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The last shot doesn’t matter in basketball

By Bob Kreider | February 11, 2013

It seems like every time I turn on the TV or the radio I’m inevitably doomed to somebody bringing up the discussion of who will take the last shot at the end of an NBA game. I know it’s hard to resist, but why must everyone automatically argue that...

Chicago Bulls guard Nate Robinson (2) shoots between Detroit Pistons forwards Charlie Villanueva (31) and Austin Daye (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Bulls exceed expectations in Rose’s absence

By Brian Earle | January 23, 2013

For all the talk about how bad the Bulls would be without star point guard Derrick Rose, they have exceeded peoples expectations. Rose has not seen any action this season as he has been recovering from a knee injury he suffered in the first round of the...

Thibs’ decision making is questionable

By Matt Hopkinson | April 30, 2012

Many Chicagoans experienced what is usually the signs of a heart attack, in an upset stomach, chest pains, and an impending sense on Saturday. Now, there may have been someone out there having a heart attack, but for the majority of the victims, they...