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Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:19 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

WATCH: Boozer Loves to Talk During Games

WATCH: Boozer Loves to Talk During Games

If you watch the Chicago Bulls play, especially on television, then you’re inevitably going to hear Carlos Boozer’s rather loud and boisterous voice. Read »

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 11:43 AM
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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 12, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Gibson Continues to Play Well in Boozer's Absence

Gibson Continues to Play Well in Boozer's Absence

"You can play him short minutes, long minutes, doesn’t matter; start him, finish with him, play multiple positions, does whatever you ask. He’s a total team guy." --Tom Thibodeau on Taj Gibson Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:29 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Gibson Playing With Confidence, Having Fun

Gibson Playing With Confidence, Having Fun

"I’m just having fun. This year I’m really having a lot of fun." --Taj Gibson Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:25 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Boozer Misses Lakers Game, Hopeful to Play Tuesday

Boozer Misses Lakers Game, Hopeful to Play Tuesday

"It’s gotten a lot better. Still a little tight in my calf, but getting better." --Carlos Boozer Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:16 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Boozer Sits Out Game Against Warriors

Boozer Sits Out Game Against Warriors

“It was sort of a freaky sort of thing. He was jumping around before the game in the locker room, getting ready to come out and tweaked something in his calf." --Tom Thibodeau on Boozer Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Curry Torches Bulls in Loss to Golden State

Curry Torches Bulls in Loss to Golden State

The Bulls will close out their Western Conference road trip on Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. Read »

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 11:30 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Thibs: "I'm Not Changing"

Thibs:

"This isn’t about one person. I’m asking everyone on the team to sacrifice." --Tom Thibodeau Read »

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 10:36 AM
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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 »

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 11:48 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Thibodeau Responds to Boozer

Thibodeau Responds to Boozer

"They’re tough decisions. I have two guys that are deserving of being starters. Both guys are critical for our team." --Tom Thibodeau 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