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Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 6:49 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

2013 Chicago Bulls Year in Review

2013 Chicago Bulls Year in Review

2013 was quite a ride for Chicago Bulls fans; filled with the highest of highs and lowest of lows. Read »

Friday, Dec 27, 2013 at 7:11 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Rose Top Three in Backcourt Voting for ASG

Rose Top Three in Backcourt Voting for ASG

Derrick Rose's injury hasn’t kept him from being one of the top vote getters in the Eastern Conference backcourt balloting for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. Read »

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 8:09 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Report: Rose Unhappy About Possible Bulls Rebuild

Report: Rose Unhappy About Possible Bulls Rebuild

“Derrick is worried that the Bulls are going to lose what they have." --The New York Daily News citing an unnamed NBA source Read »

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 5:19 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Pat Riley: D. Rose Will Overcome His Latest Setback

Pat Riley: D. Rose Will Overcome His Latest Setback

"He's a high-character kid. From that standpoint, I think he's going to overcome this thing." --Pat Riley Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 8:36 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Despite Injury, D. Rose 3rd in Backcourt Voting for ASG

Despite Injury, D. Rose 3rd in Backcourt Voting for ASG

The NBA released their first All-Star voting returns on Thursday. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 10:36 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Bulls Expected to Sign Point Guard DJ Augustin

Bulls Expected to Sign Point Guard DJ Augustin

The addition of Augustin gives the Bulls the option of waiving Mike James or sending Marquis Teague down to the D-League. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Deng, Butler Partial Participants in Monday Practice

Deng, Butler Partial Participants in Monday Practice

Some good news is that Deng could return to Chicago’s lineup soon, according to Tom Thibodeau. Read »

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 at 2:51 PM
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By Bryan Crawford
      

Opinion: Derrick Rose, Chicago's Humbly Defiant Superstar

"I can get hurt 10 more times, as long as I’m playing hard and giving the game my all, I can live with it for the rest of my life.” --Derrick Rose Read »

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 at 11:01 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Joakim Noah on Bulls Win: "We Don't Like the Miami Heat"

Joakim Noah on Bulls Win:

Joakim Noah led the way with his energy and hustle on the glass, finishing the game 17 points and 15 rebounds. Read »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 1:10 PM
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By Bryan Crawford
      

Derrick Rose: "I'm Never Going to Stop"

"I’m appreciative of going out there and actually showing glimpses of how I used to play." --Derrick Rose 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