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Butler takes over; Bulls hang on vs. Knicks

Butler takes over; Bulls hang on vs. Knicks

ESPN.com nba.com Updated 10 hours ago
Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 103-97 on Thursday night in a game that was missing All-Stars Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony.
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  • Carmelo sits, has been advised to rest more

    Carmelo sits, has been advised to rest more

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is out for Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of left knee soreness and admitted before Thursday's shootaround that people close to him are trying to get him to shut things down for a few weeks.
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  • Carmelo Anthony was wrong to pass on Chicago Bulls free agent o…

    Carmelo Anthony was wrong to pass on Chicago Bulls free agent offer to stay with Knicks

    nydailynews.com ESPN.com Dec 17 (yesterday)
    Carmelo Anthony saw Chicago as a "perfect fit" which shows you that in NBA free agency, you don't go with your branding expert.
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  • Steve Kerr On Whether Warriors Could Match 72-Win Bulls: “Oh Go…

    Steve Kerr On Whether Warriors Could Match 72-Win Bulls: “Oh God, No. No!”

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Dec 15 (4 days ago)
    After a thrilling, closer-than-expected 128-122 win over the Pelicans on Sunday night to extend Golden State’s winning streak to 16 games and give them a 21-2 start to the season — the best in NBA history for a rookie head coach — hyperbole, of course, …
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  • Bulls' McDermott to miss at least 4-6 weeks

    Bulls' McDermott to miss at least 4-6 weeks

    ESPN.com Dec 14 (5 days ago)
    Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott is expected to miss at least four to six weeks after having arthroscopic right knee surgery on Saturday.
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  • Bosh, Noah out in Heat-Bulls game Sunday

    Bosh, Noah out in Heat-Bulls game Sunday

    nba.com Dec 14 (5 days ago)
    Miami forward Chris Bosh is out for the Heat's game Sunday night against Chicago, and the Bulls' Joakim Noah also is out.
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  • Watch Michael Jordan And Kobe Bryant Talk Rings During 2003 All…

    Watch Michael Jordan And Kobe Bryant Talk Rings During 2003 All-Star Game

    dimemag.com Dec 14 (5 days ago)
    Should Kobe Bryant score nine points in tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Lakers legend will pass Michael Jordan for third on the league’s all-time scoring list. Barring a turnaround of epic proportions at some point in …
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  • Watch Derrick Rose Go Off For Season-High 31 Points In Win Vers…

    Watch Derrick Rose Go Off For Season-High 31 Points In Win Versus Blazers

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Dec 13 (6 days ago)
    Hello again, old friend. Showing off the explosiveness and aggression that made him to the 2011 MVP, Derrick Rose scored 31 points in the Chicago Bulls’ 115-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. That’s the D-Rose we know and love. The…
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  • Doug McDermott to undergo knee surgery, continuing a rough seas…

    Doug McDermott to undergo knee surgery, continuing a rough season

    yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    One of the most high-profile rookies in the class of 2014 is headed for an extended stay on the sidelines. Given the way his season has gone, though, it might be for the best. The Chicago Bulls announced Friday that rookie forward Doug McDermott will un…
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  • Watch Nikola Mirotic Get Easy Dunk To Finish Wild Bulls-Blazers…

    Watch Nikola Mirotic Get Easy Dunk To Finish Wild Bulls-Blazers Sequence

    dimemag.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    A basketball is round and bounces true. This shouldn’t happen. But sometimes that leather gets awfully slippery. In a wild sequence during tonight’s game between the Chicago Bulls and Portland Trail Blazers, Kirk Hinrich throws a behind-head pass off Ji…
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  • GIF: Derrick Rose Freezes Deron Williams With Sick Hesitation, …

    GIF: Derrick Rose Freezes Deron Williams With Sick Hesitation, Gets Layup

    dimemag.com Dec 11
    Remember Derrick Rose, 2011 MVP? If not, here’s a helpful refresher. Watch the Chicago Bulls superstar use his elite blend of athleticism and ballhandling prowess to freeze Deron Williams with a nasty hesitation dribble and blow by him for a layup up at…
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  • Bulls' searching for answers to defensive woes

    Bulls' searching for answers to defensive woes

    nba.com Dec 10
    Compared to their high standard, the Chicago Bulls are struggling on defense. Everyone on the team agrees with that part.
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  • Rose on T-shirt: Wanted to get point across

    Rose on T-shirt: Wanted to get point across

    ESPN.com Dec 8
    For the first time since wearing an "I can't breathe" shirt in support of Eric Garner before Saturday's game against the Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose explained his decision after Monday's practice.
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  • GIF: Klay Thompson’s Pump-Fake Drops Aaron Brooks

    GIF: Klay Thompson’s Pump-Fake Drops Aaron Brooks

    dimemag.com Dec 8
    The Warriors won their 12th game in a row on Saturday when they handed the Chicago Bulls a 112-102 loss in Chicago. This despite 22 points and 20 rebounds by Pau Gasol. One play in particular showcases just how dangerous the Dubs have been this season w…
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  • LeBron James Calls Derrick Rose’s Shirt “Spectacular,” Says He’…

    LeBron James Calls Derrick Rose’s Shirt “Spectacular,” Says He’s “Looking For One”

    LeBron James and Derrick Rose are fierce rivals on the court. Off the floor, though, the superstars are teammates in the ongoing struggle for justice and progress. After Rose wore an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt in support Eric Garner during warmups last nig…
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  • Warriors upend Bulls for 12th straight victory

    Warriors upend Bulls for 12th straight victory

    ESPN.com Dec 6
    Draymond Green scored a career-high 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 112-102 on Saturday night to set a franchise record with their 12th straight victory.
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  • Warriors’ Steph Curry, Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Named Kia Players Of…

    Warriors’ Steph Curry, Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Named Kia Players Of The Month

    dimemag.com Dec 4
    A Golden State Warrior and Chicago Bull have been named Kia NBA Conference Player of the Month for November. That’s not surprising. Steph Curry has more than lived up to preseason MVP billing, leading his team to a league-best 15-2 record. Chicago’s rec…
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  • GIF: Kemba Walker Rejects Driving Derrick Rose

    GIF: Kemba Walker Rejects Driving Derrick Rose

    dimemag.com Dec 4
    Kemba Walker had quite the game on Wednesday night even though his Hornets couldn’t get the win against the visiting Bulls. First, he tripped up Nikola Mirotic so bad even MJ was laughing. Then, he dropped 17 points in the third quarter to keep pace whe…
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  • Joakim Noah Uses Body Double As Decoy In New Spot For Swingman …

    Joakim Noah Uses Body Double As Decoy In New Spot For Swingman Jerseys

    dimemag.com Dec 4
    Dwight Howard used a mini-me for his body double. Andrew Wiggins’ model forgot that he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. And Damian Lillard opted for preparation over likeness with his Swingman. Joakim Noah’s stand-in, though, is clearly the bes…
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  • Video - NBA Top Plays 00:37

    NBA Top Plays

    Dec 18
    Stephen Curry's 3-pointer after the no-look pass from Klay Thompson is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Rose-Less Bulls Hold Off Melo-Less Knicks 01:56

    Rose-Less Bulls Hold Off Melo-Less Knicks

    Dec 18
    With Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony both missing Thursday's game, Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points and the Bulls held off the Knicks 103-97.
  • Video - Hawks Fly By Bulls 01:02

    Hawks Fly By Bulls

    Dec 15
    Al Horford scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Hawks' 93-86 win over the Bulls.
  • Video - Comparing Kobe And Michael 02:51

    Comparing Kobe And Michael

    Dec 15
    Michael Wilbon compares the career accomplishments and competitive natures of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan.

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