1. Forget Patience, Bulls Need to Be a Part of the D12 Talks in Some Way

    So far the NBA offseason for the Chicago Bulls have been abysmal, and that is putting it mildly. Their significant additions have been two former Atlanta Hawks . They are…drumroll please! They are Kirk Hinrich and Vladimir Radmanovic...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 3,801 reads 63 comments

  2. NBA Summer League 2012: 5 Things We Have Learned About the Chicago Bulls

    NBA Summer League basketball allows NBA executives and coaches a look-see at young players. It is designed to give young, unproven players a chance to showcase what they have...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 5,104 reads 29 comments

  3. 2012 NBA Free Agency: 5 Best Underrated Free-Agency Moves This Offseason

    Free agency in any sport usually has teams spending a boatload of money on undeserving players. It is the time of the year where the seven-foot player cashes in because he is seven feet tall, never mind the fact that he cannot palm a basketball...

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  4. Chicago Bulls: Could the Trade of Kyle Korver Net O.J. Mayo?

    There may finally be some possible movement for the Chicago Bulls this offseason. While dealing with the removal of the beloved “Bench Mob,” the Bulls have seen less comings and more goings...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 7,301 reads 19 comments

  5. A Few Minutes With... the Chicago Fire's Patrick Nyarko

    After the Chicago Fire ’s 1-0 win versus the Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday night, I was able to catch up with the Fire’s Patrick Nyarko . During my conversation with the fourth-year forward from Ghana, we touched on a couple of topics...

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  6. Chicago Fire Tackle the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0

    A goal scored on a free kick by Pavel Pardo helped the Chicago Fire tackle the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 in a physical matchup. The game featured a lot of pushing, shoving and jersey holding...

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  7. Chicago Bulls: 5 Reasons Why Marquis Teague Could Win the 2013 ROY Award

    The NBA Rookie of the Year Award goes to… Marquis Teague of the Chicago Bulls ! If that sounds a little far-fetched, it isn't. If certain things work out, Teague can actually become the R...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 9,372 reads 62 comments

  8. Why Henry Sims and Demetri McCamey Make the Chicago Bulls Better

    The Chicago Bulls will not make one real significant move this offseason. This is something I have come to terms with. No need to lament over foolishness, because I still will watch them every chance that I get...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 2,731 reads 10 comments

  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Time for the Magic to Execute the D12 Exit Strategy

    Can the Dwight Howard saga please just go away? At every step and turn the top story around the NBA is whether or not the Brooklyn Nets will trade for Howard...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 5,126 reads 7 comments

  10. NBA Free Agency: Ranking Top 10 Free Agents Still Available

    The clock has struck midnight and the 2012 NBA Free agency period has become official. As many of us expected, the bigger names have decided to remain with their incumbent teams...

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  11. Chicago Bulls: Open Letter from a Diehard Fan

    I am a Chicagoan, born and bred. I was born in the '70s, but I am a '80s kid. In my lifetime, I have witnessed every Chicago sports team but one—the Cubs—win a championship...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 2,019 reads 30 comments

  12. Chicago Bulls: Why Losing Omer Asik Will Hurt the Bulls

    Very seldom does a basketball team have a defensive anchor that plays primarily with the second unit. Essentially that is who the Bulls ’ Omer Asik is...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 2,371 reads 12 comments

  13. Chicago Fire 0-2 LA Galaxy: Fire Gets Rubbed out as Robbie Keane Strikes

    Skittish would be a good way to describe the Chicago Fire ’s 2-0 loss to the LA Galaxy on Sunday. Logan Pause and the Fire had no movement on the field in front of a sellout Toyota Park crowd...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 216 reads 0 comments

  14. Chicago Bulls Rumors: Why the Bulls Must Go All in for Pau Gasol

    Looking at the landscape in the NBA East many teams are determined to make changes to their lineups. The Celtics , Nets , Knicks and Bucks have made moves that will improve their playoff chances...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 6,114 reads 25 comments

  15. Chicago Bulls: Would Derek Fisher Be a Good Fit for the Bulls?

    According to K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune , the Bulls have contacted five-time NBA champion Derek Fisher . While we all sigh, grunt and yawn, understand that Fisher would be a good pickup...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,231 reads 2 comments

  16. Chicago Bulls: 7 Guard Prospects They Should Pursue

    The 2012 NBA free agency period is underway, and the Bulls have holes to fill. When you look at the glaring holes currently on the Bulls roster, it is hard to say what position they must invest the heaviest in...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 4,496 reads 44 comments

  17. Chicago Bulls: Holes That Still Need to Be Filled After 2012 NBA Draft

    At the 2012 NBA Draft the Bulls took the best available player in Kentucky’s Marquis Teague . By doing so, they effectively sealed a hole at backup point guard...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 3,401 reads 54 comments

  18. $25 Million Reasons Why the Bulls Must Not Match the Rockets' Offer for Asik

    According to Yahoo Sports , the Houston Rockets have agreed to a three-year contract worth over $25 million with the Bulls ’ Omer Asik . In the first year of the contract, Asik is set to make $5 million...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 2,861 reads 38 comments

  19. 2012 NBA Free Agency: Jameer Nelson Would Be Perfect for the Bulls

    The Bulls are in need of a starting point guard to hold the position down until Derrick Rose returns. Jameer Nelson would a perfect fit and the Bulls should pounce on him now...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 2,206 reads 46 comments

  20. Chicago Fire: Winners of Three Straight, Put Onus on a Total Team Effort

    With their 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City , the Chicago Fire have won three straight matches and are scorching up the MLS standings...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 128 reads 2 comments

  21. Why Drafting Marquis Teague Was a Good Move for the Chicago Bulls

    In the 2012 NBA draft the Chicago Bulls drafted Kentucky Wildcats’ point guard Marquis Teague . I felt that the Bulls made a great choice for a team that did not move up in the draft as I had originally hoped...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 3,312 reads 27 comments

  22. Chicago Bulls: Why Their Future Begins with the 2012 NBA Draft

    Given the present state of the Chicago Bulls , they cannot dwell on the past. Starting tonight, the Bulls must focus on the future...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,049 reads 2 comments

  23. Steve Nash and the 10 Best Distributors in the NBA

    “Steve Nash throws an alley-oop pass to Jared Dudley who slams it down with authority!” Great NBA distributors make that exciting play often and they have a lasting effect on the fans...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 879 reads 3 comments

  24. NBA Free Agents 2012: The Hottest Under-the-Radar Targets at Every Position

    The 2012 NBA free agency is guaranteed to be interesting. This year’s potential free-agent class is not as heralded as the previous ones because it is void of many big-named players...

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  25. James Harden and 5 Players Who Weren't Ready for Spotlight in 2012 Postseason

    On most NBA rosters you will find several solid players. Most of them become role players while a select few become stars. The typical NBA star is not born overnight, they usually develop over time...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 509 reads 3 comments