1. Why Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler Can Become NBA's Next Dominant Duo

    Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls will be playing together extensively for the first time this year, and as they do, they will quickly establish themselves as one of the most dominant backcourt duos in the NBA ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 17,097 reads 184 comments

  2. Chicago Bulls vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Recap and Player Grades

    The Chicago Bulls traveled to Wichita, Kansas, to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder . They took an 11-point lead into halftime, but the lead was completely erased in the third quarter as the Bulls played their worst game of the preseason...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 3,540 reads 81 comments

  3. Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls, Game Recap and Player Grades

    The Chicago Bulls hosted the Milwaukee Bucks tonight, and it was close until about three minutes into the game. From there, it was a wire-to-wire blowout with the Bulls leading the way...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 4,862 reads 32 comments

  4. Complete 2013-14 Scouting Report and Predictions for Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose is back. After missing all of last season with a torn ACL , he’s ready to take on the NBA again. If he is back to his MVP form, the Chicago Bulls will resume their status as one of the elite teams in the NBA...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 26,854 reads 169 comments

  5. Indiana Pacers vs. Chicago Bulls: Recap and Player Grades

    Derrick Rose made an emphatic statement that he is truly back, delivering an MVP-caliber performance as the Chicago Bulls opened up their preseason 5-0, sending the Indiana Pacers ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 23,133 reads 426 comments

  6. Iconic NBA Franchises That Have Fallen on Hard Times

    The more things change, the more they stay the same...unless they actually do change. Such are the fortunes of some iconic NBA franchises which have fallen on hard times over the last few years...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 2,249 reads 14 comments

  7. Why Joakim Noah Is the Unsung Hero of Chicago Bulls' Title Core

    Joakim Noah is the unsung hero of the Chicago Bulls ' title core. That’s a statement that is sure to have some people ready to argue that Noah is plenty appreciated...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 3,652 reads 47 comments

  8. Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls: Game Recap and Grades

    The Chicago Bulls fans assembled tonight in the United Center and finally got the chance to see Derrick Rose for the first time since # thereturn . As a bonus, they also saw Joakim Noah in his # leretour ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 11,212 reads 95 comments

  9. 2013-14 NBA Season Preview Player Power Rankings for Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls are ready for the 2013-14 season. They’ve assembled their best roster since the Michael Jordan era...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 15,002 reads 90 comments

  10. Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards: Postgame Recap and Grades

    The Chicago Bulls squared off with the Washington Wizards for the first-ever NBA game in Brazil. They survived a fourth-quarter surge to win the game 83-81 and take their preseason record to 3-0...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 9,169 reads 148 comments

  11. How Teammates Can Protect Derrick Rose's Return to Chicago Bulls Lineup

    With Derrick Rose returning to the court for the Chicago Bulls , the most important thing for the Bulls' championship hopes this year is to keep him healthy. In order to help protect him, his teammates will need to accomplish certain things...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 7,467 reads 86 comments

  12. How Derrick Rose Can Restore His Public Image During 2013-14 Season

    Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls may have once had the glossiest public image in American sports—at least to his hometown fans. A season of sitting damaged that image, though...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 3,819 reads 77 comments

  13. Can Derrick Rose Be the Kryptonite to Miami Heat Superteam?

    Can Derrick Rose be the kryptonite to the Miami Heat superteam? Certainly, there is an array of reasons to doubt so, not the least of which is the last time Rose finished a ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 13,361 reads 263 comments

  14. Is This the Most Stacked Chicago Bulls Roster Since the Michael Jordan Era?

    Is this the most stacked Chicago Bulls roster since the retirement of Michael Jordan? Is it enough to push them over the top and win an NBA title? Looking over the past 15 ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 20,407 reads 254 comments

  15. Notable NBA Players Who Could Be Entering Their Final Season in 2013-14

    The aughts are long past, but not all of the players who dominated during them are retired. A smattering of those who defined the decade remain, and many of them could be entering their final season in 2013-14...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 19,115 reads 98 comments

  16. 7 Hidden NBA Gems Who Will Be Discovered in 2013-14

    Every year in the NBA, there are a handful of players who are unknown at the beginning the season and become household names by the end of it. Undiscovered gems get mined, polished and revealed, and the unknown names become known...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 9 months ago 21,647 reads 130 comments

  17. Are Chicago Bulls Still an Elite Defensive Team?

    Since the Chicago Bulls inked Tom Thibodeau , the defensive guru in the NBA , they’ ve had the best defense in the NBA. But are they falling out of elite status? First, we’ll establish the premise...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 5,002 reads 73 comments

  18. Dispelling the Myth That Derrick Rose Is Not a True Point Guard

    Derrick Rose is not a true point guard. This criticism is often leveled at him, but it’s a myth. In fact, the reality is quite the opposite...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 8,118 reads 151 comments

  19. Why Derrick Rose's Injury Was a Blessing in Disguise for These Chicago Bulls

    When Derrick Rose went down with a torn ACL a year-and-a-half ago, it was an awful moment in Chicago Bulls history, but it also was a blessing in disguise...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 14,938 reads 97 comments

  20. Breaking Down the NBA's 5 Toughest Contracts to Trade

    In the NBA there are some contracts that are extremely difficult to trade. They aren ’t impossible, but they’re close. If the last 14 months has taught us anything, it’s that any contract can be traded...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 13,313 reads 42 comments

  21. The Secret to Beating the Chicago Bulls in 2013-14

    The Chicago Bulls look to be one of the toughest teams to beat in the 2013-14 NBA season, but even the 1996 version lost 10 games. Every team can be beaten...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 8,413 reads 180 comments

  22. 5 NBA Teams That Are Stuck in the Middle with No Clear Direction

    The worst place to be in the NBA is that nether region between having a chance to win a title and having a chance to win the lottery. The NBA is a talent-driven league...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 21,487 reads 233 comments

  23. Why Derrick Rose's Return Will Be Worth the Wait

    Derrick Rose 's return might have been delayed, but it's been worth the wait. It's a wait that's lasted longer than the injury—or even Rose's career. From the fan's perspective, this has been 15 years in the making...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 7,446 reads 107 comments

  24. Ranking the Best Defensive Centers in the NBA

    In the final installment of a five-part series ranking every rotation player in the NBA who played at least 1,200* minutes last season, here are the center** rankings...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 12,938 reads 134 comments

  25. 5 NBA Players Guaranteed to Wind Up in Trade Rumors This Season

    Once th NBA season tips off, trade rumors will start swirling. It’s part of the season's fun. Most trade rumors involve a smattering of players, and the majority of those rumored never end up getting moved...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 31,115 reads 95 comments