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COLUMN: It’s time for the Chicago Bulls to ‘blow up’ their roster

By Kalesia Williams, Sports Reporter | January 19, 2023

Before the All-Star break last season, the Chicago Bulls remained at the top of the Eastern Conference but fell apart after the All-Star break due to covid protocols and Lonzo Ball’s injury. Before Ball's injury, the Bulls were 27-11. The Bulls finished...

Bulls early season injuries leave them hopeless

By Michael Urbanec | October 31, 2018

The day after the Bulls got pantsed by the Golden State Warriors and new NBA single game three-point record holder Klay Thompson, the front office decided it was a great idea to accept the options on its three injured missing pieces.Injured players forward...

Bulls should tank in light of Markannen injury

By Michael Urbanec | October 7, 2018

The Bulls preseason initially featured an aura of cautious optimism, but injuries and sloppy play should worry fans.Second year forward Lauri Markkanen will miss the next few weeks with a sprained elbow after looking primed to take a large leap forward...

Bulls make smart choice with key players

By Khobi Price | April 5, 2018

The Chicago Bulls front office made a smart decision Monday by shutting down guards Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine for the remainder of the 2017-18 season.Dunn sprained his big toe on his right foot in the Bulls’ March 15 win over the Memphis Grizzlies....

Bulls complete final step to rebuild

By Khobi Price | October 2, 2017

The divorce between the Chicago Bulls and guard Dwyane Wade finally happened, and it’s a divorce that is necessary for both Wade and the Bulls organization to move forward.Wade agreed to a buyout of approximately $15 million, which is about $8 million...

Bulls staying quiet this summer

Bulls staying quiet this summer

By Sharjeel Siddiqui | July 30, 2017

Chicago Bulls seventh overall draft pick Lauri Markkanen, left, Kris Dunn, center, and Zach Levine, pose for a photo at the NBA basketball team's training facility, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Chicago. Dunn and Levine was acquired by the Bulls from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Jimmy Butler and this year's No. 16th overall pick, Justin Patton. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)