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Did the Chicago Bulls Trade Kirk Hinrich for Nothing?

July 31st, 2010
Technically, all is signed and sealed for the Chicago Bulls. They made their offers, received their deals, and have their lineup. Now, it's reflection time. For arguments' sake, the Bulls biggest regret would probably be trading Kirk Hinrich to the Washington Wizards for... hopes. Hopes in acquiring one of the "big three" (LeBron ...

NBA Free Agency: Tracy McGrady and Other Options for the Chicago Bulls

July 26th, 2010
The Chicago Bulls are looking to add one more wing player to their 11-man roster before training camp. Among the names left in the free agency market, Tracy McGrady remains the most popular player on the Bulls’ shopping list. Yet, there have been conflicting reports (notably between ESPN and the Chicago ...

Chicago Bulls Sign Kurt Thomas To 2-Year Deal

July 23rd, 2010
The Bulls have been on a spending spree. Carlos Boozer, Kyle Korver, Ronnie Brewer, C.J. Watson… And now, their most recent purchase: veteran big-man Kurt Thomas. Who called it? Thomas agreed to a two-year deal, according to the Chicago Tribune. The 37-year-old 6’9 forward will be the 11th   player under contract on the Bulls’ ...

NBA Free Agency Rumor: Eddie House To Chicago Bulls

July 23rd, 2010
First and foremost, before reading on, consider the source that broke this news: Dime Mag. Who knew it was the breaking news type? According to Dime Mag, the Bulls have “talked about” signing Eddie House. “Talked about” could mean the Bulls frequently considered the possibility of fitting House in their roster, or ...

Shaquille O’Neal, Tracy McGrady and Other Veterans Who Should Retire

July 19th, 2010
Teams would’ve been drooling over these players had they been free agents five years ago or so. Once the stars of their era, they are now way past their prime and forgotten in the new NBA generation. There are reasons why they are still on the market and haven’t received any ...

NBA Summer League 2010: Nothing Exciting About Bulls’ James Johnson

July 19th, 2010
When the Bulls were courting LeBron James, James Johnson was part of the Bulls’ “strong supporting cast” that LeBron could work with. Before the Bulls added Carlos Boozer and Kyle Korver, the cast featured mostly Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Luol Deng (arguably). For some reason, one that I cannot understand, ...

NBA Summer League 2010: Top 10 Potential Sleepers To Watch

July 19th, 2010
All that seems left in NBA news are teams picking through the leftovers of 2010 free agency, but let’s not forget other things going on in the NBA world. The NBA’s two Summer League sessions in Orlando and Las Vegas are all wrapped up. It was a chance for first-round ...

Derrick Rose Needs To Become a More Vocal Leader for the Chicago Bulls

July 17th, 2010
Derrick Rose said that he has greatly developed his three-point shot. And I'll take his word for it.  Besides, Rose is not one who likes to brag about himself. He's a very humble guy, and for a young star, I can greatly respect that.  Put a camera in his face, and he'll mumble ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: Is J.J. Redick Worth The Cost For Chicago Bulls?

July 10th, 2010
The Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic are in a bidding war for restricted free agent J.J. Redick. Recently-signed swingman Kyle Korver and Redick could answer the Bulls' perimeter-shooting woes. The problem is that the Bulls are laying three years, $20 million on the line for Redick. That's a pretty ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: What if the Miami Heat Don’t Land LeBron James?

July 5th, 2010
As tough as it is for the super-trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh to make their decisions, it seems even tougher for the Miami Heat. Wade's two meetings with the Chicago Bulls and his extended time spent in his hometown Chicago have the Heat worried about losing Wade. ...