Outside Shot
Quick off the Dribble on Hard Court News
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 9:46 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Thibodeau Not Expecting Trades at Deadline

Thibodeau Not Expecting Trades at Deadline

“You just lock into what you have. It doesn’t seem like there’s a whole lot of movement, so I feel real good about the guys we do have.” --Tom Thibodeau Read »

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 1:31 PM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Report: Cavaliers Shopping Deng

Report: Cavaliers Shopping Deng

The new Cavaliers general manager, David Griffin, is kicking tires around the league to see what kind of value he can get back for the veteran small forward. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 8:47 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

WATCH: Noah Says Deng Trade Felt Like Bulls "Failed"

WATCH: Noah Says Deng Trade Felt Like Bulls

“I really wanted to party with Lu after we won the championship. I was already there.” --Joakim Noah Read »

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 11:43 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Paxson Talks Trade Deadline, Nikola Mirotic Arrival

Paxson Talks Trade Deadline, Nikola Mirotic Arrival

As the trade deadline approaches and rumors of potential moves on the part of Chicago continue to swirl, Bulls vice president of basketball operations John Paxson expects the team to be idle. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 10:36 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Deng Refutes Report Saying He Called Cavs "A Mess"

Deng Refutes Report Saying He Called Cavs

“I don't say anything outside of this locker room to my friends, and second of all, none of my friends would ever talk to reporters." --Luol Deng Read »

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 10:33 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Butler is Quietly Breaking Out of Offensive Slump

Butler is Quietly Breaking Out of Offensive Slump

“You knew he was going to come around. Jimmy is a real hard worker." --Joakim Noah Read »

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 11:20 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Luol Deng Unhappy in Cleveland

Luol Deng Unhappy in Cleveland

Luol Deng is an unrestricted free agent this summer and if these reports are true, then this doesn’t bode well for the Cavs chances of keeping him around beyond this season. Read »

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Noah "Thankful" For Second All-Star Selection

Noah

“I’m just happy, man. I’m really happy. I’m not going to take any of these experiences for granted. I feel so blessed and really thankful.” --Joakim Noah Read »

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 4:45 PM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Thibodeau Responds to Reinsdorf Calling the Bulls "Medicore"

Thibodeau Responds to Reinsdorf Calling the Bulls

"The way I feel about our team is this: I’m really proud of them, and we can do even better. So I’m not selling them short.” --Tom Thibodeau Read »

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:46 AM
|
By Bryan Crawford

Reinsdorf Says Bulls Are "Mediocre"

Reinsdorf Says Bulls Are

“Looks like we probably will make the playoffs but we don't know for sure. But we're not that bad." --Jerry Reinsdorf Read »

About Outside Shot
NBC Chicago's Bulls blog tracks the new era of the NBA team known for its storied history of MVPs, three-peats and of course, a dynasty ruled by Michael Jordan. Can the Bulls rise to championship status once again? It's an outside shot for now, but fans aren't giving up the fight.
Latest From Twitter
AUTHORS
Bryan Crawford Bryan Crawford was born and raised in Englewood on Chicago's South Side. His grasp of of the game came from playing all over the city and suburbs as a kid and watching Michael Jordan perform with the Bulls. He has written for SLAM Magazine, SLAMonline, RedEye, The Sports Fan Journal and is a weekly guest radio host on the Jarrett Payton Show. Follow him on Twitter: @BryanCraw4D