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Thanks for Coming, Vinny: Del Negro Shown the Door in Chicago

May 5th, 2010
Congratulations to the Chicago Bulls. They made a meaningless playoff run, were squashed under the considerable foot of LeBron James and his band of merry men, lost a chance, no matter how small, at Evan Turner, and now have to switch draft picks with Milwaukee. Wear The Horns! On a serious note, ...

Why the Chicago Bulls Should Skip This Year’s NBA Playoffs

April 7th, 2010
I'm a Bulls fan, right? Grew up with Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and others looming large over Chicago sports. Sat miserably by and watched the team be horrendous for years, as Jay Williams was unable to avoid motorcycles, and Elton Brand was traded for what turned into Tyson Chandler. But on ...

10 NBA Players Who Should Have Gotten a Better Chance

February 24th, 2010
In this picture is the number 10 overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft, Luke Jackson. When you pick a top ten player, you assure this player of top ten playing time. But, sometimes that doesn't happen. And you end up with the Luke Jacksons of the NBA Draft. So, ...

Chicago Bulls Draft Night Blues, or How Hope Has Fled the United Center

December 18th, 2009
Back in 2006, when our Chicago Bulls tried (and failed) to push the Detroit Pistons to the limit (or as close to the limit as you can go without a Game Seven) I made a prediction. It was not a great prediction by any stretch, but I predicted that the Bulls would ...

Vinnie Del Negro: Running Over the Chicago Bulls

December 10th, 2009
"With the first pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, The Chicago Bulls select...Derrick Rose! Point Guard, from the University of Memphis!"                                                              -David Stern I was just one of many Bulls fans who questioned this pick, wanting the Bulls to take Michael Beasley. The Bulls had a point guard. His name was Kirk Hinrich, ...