1. Why Derrick Rose Shouldn't Be Expected to Recruit Chicago Bulls' Next Star

    Why is Derrick Rose vilified for loyalty in an age of NBA betrayal? Incredibly, with free agent Carmelo Anthony visiting the Chicago Bulls on July 1, everyone wasn’t talking about whether Anthony would sign with the Bulls...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 14,166 reads 62 comments

  2. What's Standing in Way of NBA Free Agency's Big-Game Hunters?

    It’s big-game hunting season in the NBA , and seven teams are looking to land the superstar who can put them into championship contention. For each one, there’s a big obstacle standing in its way...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 17,112 reads 38 comments

  3. How Chicago Bulls Can Survive Their Worst-Case Scenarios in 2014 NBA Free Agency

    Chicago Bulls fans awoke on Independence Day to learn that the Bulls had helped their long-coveted, draft-and-stash European sensation, Nikola Mirotic , purchase his own independence from Real Madrid...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 32,339 reads 148 comments

  4. How Tom Thibodeau Would Transform Carmelo Anthony's Defensive Image

    The Chicago Bulls had the first meeting with Carmelo Anthony on Jul. 1, the first day of free agency. If he agrees to sign with them, Tom Thibodeau ’s first priority will be to turn around Anthony’s beleaguered defensive image...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 11,941 reads 41 comments

  5. What Offseason Moves Are Next for Chicago Bulls with NBA Draft Complete?

    The first chapter of the Chicago Bulls ’ offseason was written during the draft on Thursday night, as they traded their two first-round picks (Nos...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 27,686 reads 172 comments

  6. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for Cleveland Cavaliers

    The 2014 NBA draft is complete, and the Cleveland Cavaliers took the next step in a big summer, drafting potential superstar Andrew “Lounge Act” Wiggins with the No...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 22,230 reads 52 comments

  7. Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Buying or Selling Gossip Ahead of 2014 NBA Draft

    The Milwaukee Bucks have the second pick in the 2014 NBA draft , which is considered to be the best draft in over a decade...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 9,179 reads 29 comments

  8. The Best NBA Draft Pick Ever Taken with Each 1st-Round Selection

    With the 2014 NBA draft set for June 26, you might be wondering what type of player your favorite team will acquire with its first-round pick. With a little help from the Draft Finder on Basketball-Reference, we have your answer...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 122,324 reads 233 comments

  9. 2014 NBA Draft Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Chicago Bulls

    The 2014 NBA draft is now less than a week away, and the Chicago Bulls will begin making the decisions that could make this the most important offseason since the days of Michael Jordan...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 16,711 reads 34 comments

  10. Ranking the Most Dominant Dynasties in NBA History

    Where do the freshly crowned San Antonio Spurs place among the great dynasties in NBA history after winning their fifth title in 15 years? What constitutes a dynasty in the NBA? There are different ways people might approach such a topic...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 47,811 reads 256 comments

  11. Tony Snell Must Be Ready to Carve Role with Chicago Bulls Next Season

    Tony Snell , the sophomore wing for the Chicago Bulls , is about to face the biggest summer of his young life. The way he develops this offseason may have a ripple impact through his second season and career beyond that...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 17,610 reads 77 comments

  12. 2014 All-NBA Playoff Team

    The NBA season is over. The San Antonio Spurs are the new champions after drubbing the Miami Heat in a 4-1 Finals victory...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 32,230 reads 161 comments

  13. Could Jimmer Fredette Be Tom Thibodeau's Next Point Guard Project?

    Jimmer Fredette might not be at the top of the list of things Bulls fans are talking about this offseason. In fact, he’s probably not even an afterthought...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 34,224 reads 83 comments

  14. Why Less Hype and Pressure Is Perfect for Derrick Rose's 2nd Comeback

    Somewhere, Chicago Bull Derrick Rose is taking shots in a gym, the bounce of the ball and the squeak of his shoes reverberating through the hollowness. You wouldn ’t know it, though, looking at the news...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 50,778 reads 231 comments

  15. Week 8 All-NBA Playoff Team

    The NBA postseason is almost over, as the San Antonio Spurs have the Miami Heat on the ropes with a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals and the series heading back to the River Walk...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 34,784 reads 95 comments

  16. Can Stan Van Gundy Really Turn Detroit Pistons into a Top-10 Defense?

    Stan Van Gundy is the new coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons . The question is: Can he turn the defense around in the former role without relying ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 4,646 reads 24 comments

  17. Why Stephen Curry Will Be the Next Point Guard to Win NBA MVP

    If there is a player other than Kevin Durant or LeBron James who wins the MVP during the next few years, it will be a point guard, specifically Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 25,959 reads 200 comments

  18. 3 Scenarios Where Cleveland Cavaliers Trade No. 1 Draft Pick

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft for the third time in four years. And this is the best year to have it because there is a litany of premiere talent available to select from...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 14,442 reads 46 comments

  19. Week 7 All-NBA Playoff Team

    The NBA Finals have started and the San Antonio Spurs have taken a 1-0 lead over the Miami Heat. The time when a new champion will be crowned is crawling ever closer. At Bleacher Report, we’re picking an All-NBA team each week of the postseason...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 4,746 reads 14 comments

  20. 10 Rising Stars of the NBA

    You could argue that this year’s Finals represent the past (the San Antonio Spurs) vs. the present (the Miami Heat). The future is knocking, though. The rising stars of the NBA will be watching and waiting...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 13,373 reads 137 comments

  21. Ring Watch: Franchises with the Most Championship Rings in NBA History

    If you ever get the feeling that the same teams win the championship every year in the NBA , you’re right. The Association is not a place for parity...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 13,587 reads 62 comments

  22. Nikola Mirotic or Taj Gibson: Who Should Be Chicago Bulls' Starting PF?

    If the Chicago Bulls sign Nikola Mirotic this summer, who should be the starting power forward next year, Mirotic or Taj Gibson ? That’s a question which can be answered either way...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 32,096 reads 151 comments

  23. Did Indiana Pacers' Revenge Obsession Doom Them Against Miami Heat?

    The Indiana Pacers , after getting sent home two successive years by the Miami Heat , were focused all season on getting home-court advantage and beating their rival in this year’s Eastern Conference Finals...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 32,605 reads 104 comments

  24. All-NBA Playoff Team: Week 6

    We’re now six weeks into the playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference and the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference are duking it out to see who gets to the NBA Finals...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 37,105 reads 45 comments

  25. Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Love: Who Makes Better Sense for Chicago Bulls to Chase

    The Chicago Bulls are expected to have a big offseason this summer. Their two preferred options would appear to be Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Love, which raises the question: Which of the two would be the best fit? The Bulls have the Nos...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 17,774 reads 88 comments