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Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 10:25 PM
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By associated press

Late Push Leads Bulls Over Celtics

Late Push Leads Bulls Over Celtics

Mike Dunleavy had 22 points to lead five Bulls in double figures and Chicago broke open a close game with 13 straight points at the start of the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 94-80 Monday night. Read »

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 9:50 PM
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By associated press

Trail Blazers Rout Bulls 91-74

Trail Blazers Rout Bulls 91-74

Mo Williams scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures as the Portland Trail Blazers won on the road for a second straight night with a 91-74 rout of the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 8:30 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Bulls Can Clinch Playoff Spot with Knicks Loss

Bulls Can Clinch Playoff Spot with Knicks Loss

Chicago is idle on Wednesday and won’t play again until Friday night when they host the visiting Portland Trailblazers at the United Center. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 8:16 PM
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By associated press

Derrick Rose Progresses to Non-Contact Drills

Derrick Rose Progresses to Non-Contact Drills

Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says star Derrick Rose has been participating in non-contact drills in practice as he tries to work his way back from his second major knee injury. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 8:53 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Whitney Young's Okafor Named Player of the Year

Whitney Young's Okafor Named Player of the Year

“Winning this award shows that when you have a dream, and when you dedicate yourself to accomplishing that dream, anything is possible." --Jahlil Okafor Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 8:48 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Bulls Playoff Tickets Go on Sale Friday

Bulls Playoff Tickets Go on Sale Friday

With just 11 games remaining in the regular season, the team recently leapfrogged the Toronto Raptors to take third place in the Eastern Conference standings. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 10:10 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Jimmy Butler Pranks Fans in Illinois Lottery Commercial

Jimmy Butler Pranks Fans in Illinois Lottery Commercial

The commercial was filmed to promote the Illinois Lottery’s newest app for the iPhone and Android Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 11:12 PM
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By associated press

Taj Gibson, Bulls Dominate Pacers

Taj Gibson, Bulls Dominate Pacers

Taj Gibson led five players in double figures with 23 points and the Chicago Bulls brushed off a poor offensive first half to rally for an 89-77 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 8:40 PM
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By associated press

DePaul Women Upset Duke, Advance to Sweet 16

DePaul Women Upset Duke, Advance to Sweet 16

Megan Rogowski scored 22 points and Megan Podkowa added 18 to help DePaul upset Duke 74-65 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Read »

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 9:49 PM
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By Andrew Seligman

76ers' Skid Hits 24 Games with 91-81 Loss to Bulls

76ers' Skid Hits 24 Games with 91-81 Loss to Bulls

The Philadelphia 76ers' long losing streak continued and so did their march toward the wrong kind of record. Read »

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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.
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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