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Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 9:37 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Thibodeau Thinks Butler Deserves All-Defense Nod

Thibodeau Thinks Butler Deserves All-Defense Nod

"I don’t know if it gets much better than him on the perimeter." --Tom Thibodeau on Jimmy Butler Read »

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 4:36 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Despite Injuries, Rose Still One of NBA's Top Endorsers

Despite Injuries, Rose Still One of NBA's Top Endorsers

According to a recent ranking by Forbes, Derrick Rose made $21 million last year in sneaker endorsement money from adidas Read »

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Kevin Love Admires Rose's Work Ethic

Kevin Love Admires Rose's Work Ethic

“He’s one of the hardest workers in the game. And that’s why he’s one of the best players in the game.” --Kevin Love on Derrick Rose Read »

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 9:57 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

WATCH: D. Rose Stars in NBA's "Jingle Hoops" Campaign

WATCH: D. Rose Stars in NBA's

The NBA has begun it’s marketing of their upcoming Christmas Day games. Read »

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 9:48 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Kevin Durant: Derrick Rose Has 'It'

Kevin Durant: Derrick Rose Has 'It'

"“He’s a guy that’s not going to be denied, no matter if it’s an injury, a bad game, whatever. He’s going to always bring it." --Kevin Durant on Derrick Rose Read »

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 6:33 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Bulls Roll Past Thunder

Bulls Roll Past Thunder

The Bulls have just one preseason game remaining, hosting the Denver Nuggets on Friday night at the United Center Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 4:59 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Bulls in Wichita to Face Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City Thunder

Bulls in Wichita to Face Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City Thunder

The Bulls and Thunder tip-off from INTRUST Bank Arena at 8:30 p.m. CT. Read »

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Rose's Jersey Top-Selling Despite Missed Season

Rose's Jersey Top-Selling Despite Missed Season

Rose’s jersey was the second highest seller in the world last season behind Miami’s LeBron James, but No. 1 in China, Latin America and Europe. Read »

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:32 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Durant: Rose Was Right to Sit Out Season

Durant: Rose Was Right to Sit Out Season

“It was really good for him to take the whole year off." --Kevin Durant Read »

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 9:28 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Durant Complimentary of Thibodeau, Bulls

Durant Complimentary of Thibodeau, Bulls

"I can see why the Chicago Bulls are so successful." -- Kevin Durant on 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