1. Derrick Rose Leads Bulls over Spurs, What to Think of the Star's Big Night

    The Chicago Bulls were expected to be the cream of the crop in a weak Eastern Conference this season. Between the stifling defense they had become known for in recent years ...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 4 months ago 939 reads 0 comments

  2. Derrick Rose Has His Edge Back and the Bulls Are Following Suit

    CHICAGO — The game is starting to feel fun again for Derrick Rose . There hasn’t been much fun about the last two weeks for the Chicago Bulls —six losses in ...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 4 months ago 21,129 reads 88 comments

  3. 3 Lessons Learned from Tuesday Night's NBA Action

    There were only two NBA games on Tuesday, which allowed the spotlight to shine on two teams recently saddled by injuries but now starting to take the league by storm...

    Aaron Leibowitz Written by Aaron Leibowitz about 4 months ago 1,656 reads 0 comments

  4. Derrick Rose Blasts Chicago Bulls After Deflating Loss to Cleveland Cavaliers

    Derrick Rose is not all unflappable stoicism and insightful post- NBA career reflection. He has a mean streak—replete with F-bombs and everything...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 54,110 reads 174 comments

  5. With Rose Back to Help Offense, Bulls Find Surprising New Source of Stress

    The health of a certain All-Star's left knee could very well be the linchpin to the Chicago Bulls ' hopes of reaching the NBA Finals for the first time since Michael Jordan hung that goose-necked wrist nearly 17 years ago in Salt Lake City...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 4 months ago 64,590 reads 140 comments

  6. NBA 2015 Midseason Roundtable: Best, Worst of First Half; What's to Come

    The 2014-15 NBA season has been filled with surprises (Atlanta Hawks), dominant performances (Golden State Warriors) and questions with few answers (Cleveland Cavaliers)...

    Bleacher Report Staff Written by Bleacher Report Staff about 4 months ago 211,258 reads 357 comments

  7. Derrick Rose Injury: Updates on Bulls Star's Knee and Return

    The Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose sat out Saturday's 95-87 win over Milwaukee with a sore knee, but he will play on Monday night at home against Orlando. Continue for updates. Rose to Play vs...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 38,191 reads 213 comments

  8. Chicago Bulls Proving Elite as Derrick Rose Searches for That Level

    The Chicago Bulls ’ depth was a big reason they were supposed to compete for a title, and as Derrick Rose struggles to regain his MVP form, it’s a big part of why they’re proving to be elite...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 9,689 reads 32 comments

  9. Tom Thibodeau's Stay-the-Course Approach Is Key to Chicago Bulls' Success

    CHICAGO — After an awful first three quarters, not once did Tom Thibodeau think about benching Derrick Rose . It would have been a completely understandable decision...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 5 months ago 18,742 reads 56 comments

  10. Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler Are Right Pairing at Right Time for Chicago Bulls

    With all the buzz about which team has the best backcourt, the Chicago Bulls have thrown their hat in the ring with Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler...

    Andres Montero Written by Andres Montero about 5 months ago 15,663 reads 47 comments

  11. Derrick Rose's Shooting Struggles a Growing Problem for Chicago Bulls

    CHICAGO — Derrick Rose is going to keep shooting. He made that much clear after another poor shooting night that snapped a seven-game win streak for the Chicago Bulls ...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 5 months ago 28,727 reads 121 comments

  12. Jimmy Butler Is More Than Derrick Rose's Sidekick; He's a Star

    CHICAGO — “He’s a star.” That’s the word Joakim Noah has for Jimmy Butler, and it’s the only appropriate word for what he’s become...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 5 months ago 60,208 reads 314 comments

  13. Does Derrick Rose's Resurgence Make Chicago Bulls NBA's Most Complete Team?

    A perfect storm is brewing in the Windy City, where Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls are both forcing themselves back into the ranks of the NBA 's elites...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 25,364 reads 69 comments

  14. New Derrick Rose Can't Forget What Made Old Version so Effective

    After two career-altering knee injuries, Chicago Bulls ' star point guard Derrick Rose has been forced to make a few adjustments to his game. Some of those changes have to be reverted, though...

    Andres Montero Written by Andres Montero about 5 months ago 15,079 reads 38 comments

  15. Toronto Raptors vs. Chicago Bulls: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    Behind 29 points from Derrick Rose and 27 from Jimmy Butler, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Toronto Raptors, 129-120, Monday night to capture a third straight win...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 11,549 reads 75 comments

  16. Derrick Rose Injury: Updates on Bulls Star's Illness and Return

    Derrick Rose can now add "illness" to the list of things that have forced him to sit games this season. The star point guard missed Thursday's game vs. the Knicks as well as Friday's game against the Grizzlies...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 39,527 reads 129 comments

  17. Up-and-Down Chicago Bulls Still Have Clear Path to Top of Eastern Conference

    The Chicago Bulls have yet to dominate the way many thought they would, but there is still plenty of time —and more than enough talent —for them to emerge as the Eastern Conference's best...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 3,256 reads 7 comments

  18. Derrick Rose's Return to MVP Form Is Still a Work in Progress

    CHICAGO — There is no shortage of questions surrounding Derrick Rose this season, but one of the most important ones has all but disappeared. Is Rose playing tonight? For the Chicago Bulls ' last 11 games, the answer has been yes...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 5 months ago 16,194 reads 68 comments

  19. Chicago Bulls' System and Stars Are Transforming Each Other

    The Chicago Bulls are winning, but they aren’t quite sure yet who they are this season. Between their new-look roster and head coach Tom Thibodeau, they’ve been forming a new style of basketball for themselves...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 5 months ago 5,046 reads 13 comments

  20. Derrick Rose Shows Flashes of Former Dominance and Other Friday NBA Takeaways

    President Barack Obama offered a prescient assessment of the Chicago Bulls on Friday morning, telling ESPN’s Colin Cowherd he believes his home team has what it takes to keep LeBron James from making his fifth consecutive NBA Finals...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 months ago 45,802 reads 134 comments

  21. Derrick Rose Opens Up About 'I Can't Breathe' Shirt

    CHICAGO — For once, the story around Derrick Rose has nothing to do with basketball or his health. It's about something bigger...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 6 months ago 114,241 reads 26 comments

  22. Biggest Early-Season Storylines for Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls ’ 2014-15 season is, and will be, their most storied since the ‘90s. What used to be a one-man show led by Derrick Rose —and then an anemic outfit ...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 6 months ago 7,506 reads 15 comments

  23. Is It Too Early for Chicago Bulls to Plan for a Derrick Rose-Less Future?

    Chicago Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose has dealt with injuries the past three postseasons. While it's starting to get better, should the Bulls start planning for the worst? ...

    Andres Montero Written by Andres Montero about 6 months ago 11,591 reads 67 comments

  24. Who Has Had the More Successful Return: Derrick Rose or Kobe Bryant?

    Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant are not united by age or roles or even team circumstances. By most measurements, they're vastly different—two different players from two separate eras traveling divergent paths...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 34,288 reads 149 comments

  25. Jimmy Butler's Emergence Can't Be Lost in Derrick Rose's Shadow

    We should have seen the rise of Jimmy Butler coming. And we might have, too, had it not been for the understandably acute anticipation of Derrick Rose 's return...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 months ago 7,203 reads 54 comments