Jun 18, 2015

Bulls name Boylen as lead assistant

The Chicago Bulls have hired Jim Boylen as new coach Fred Hoiberg’s top assistant. Boylen has 29 years of coaching experience — 17 in the NBA. He will serve as Chicago’s associate head coach. He spent the past two seasons on Gregg Popovich’s staff ...

Bulls introduce Hoiberg as new coach

Jun 3, 2015

Bulls introduce Hoiberg as new coach

Fred Hoiberg looked at Chicago and saw a deep and talented roster with a chance to contend for a championship — an opportunity that was too good to pass up. The long-rumored pairing of Hoiberg and the Chicago Bulls became official on Tuesday when ...

Bulls fire Thibodeau

May 29, 2015

Bulls fire Thibodeau

In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting championships. They never got to the top with him and now he is out. The Bulls fired Thibodeau on Thursday, ...

Cavs finish Bulls in rout

May 15, 2015

Cavs finish Bulls in rout

LeBron James struggled to score 15 points and Kyrie Irving limped off the court, but the Cleveland Cavaliers still beat the Chicago Bulls 94-73 to clinch their semifinal series in six games. Matthew Dellavedova scored 19 points and Tristan Thompson added 13 points and ...

LeBron's 38 carries Cavaliers past Bulls

May 13, 2015

LeBron's 38 carries Cavaliers past Bulls

With the “Big 3″ reduced to the “Banged-Up 2,” LeBron James again showed why he’s Cleveland’s one and only. James scored 38 points, Kyrie Irving added 25 and the Cavaliers held off Chicago’s charge in the fourth quarter for a 106-101 victory over the ...

LeBron lifts Cavs over Bulls

May 11, 2015

LeBron lifts Cavs over Bulls

LeBron James watched his coach draw up the final play — and then drew one up of his own. “Give me the ball and get out of the way,” he said. James overruled Cleveland coach David Blatt’s idea for a last-second inbounds play and ...

Rose wins it at buzzer

May 9, 2015

Rose wins it at buzzer

Derrick Rose wanted to make one thing clear about his winning 3-pointer. He did not call glass. Rose banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 30 points Friday night to give the Chicago Bulls a 99-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and ...

Kerr employing Jackson's philosophy with Warriors

| Apr 14, 2015

Kerr employing Jackson's philosophy with Warriors

by Sam Smith

Sometimes the basketball congnoscenti will mock the Phil Jackson coaching tree as a withered oak in winter, assistants like Jim Cleamons, Kurt Rambis and most recently Brian Shaw with short head coaching tenures. This while organizations wait years to reach deep into the organizations ...

Bulls prevail despite Westbrook's 43

Mar 6, 2015

Bulls prevail despite Westbrook's 43

E’Twaun Moore finished off Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night, ending Westbrook’s triple-double streak at four. After Moore’s 3 put the ...