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Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 at 6:55 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Gilbert Arenas Says He Could Beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1

Gilbert Arenas Says He Could Beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1

In a 1-on-1 game to five points, Arenas said, "I’ll give [Jordan] two." Read »

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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By Bryan Crawford
      

Even at 50, Michael Jordan Can Still Dunk

No one really cares if MJ can still play, they only want to know if after all this time away from the game, if he can still dunk. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 1:55 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Opinion: Chicago Could Soon Be a Prime NBA Free Agency Destination

Opinion: Chicago Could Soon Be a Prime NBA Free Agency Destination

The Bulls are about to have an entirely new set of selling points that go beyond tradition, history, the Jordan statue, and an opportunity to compete for a title every year. Read »

Thursday, Jul 4, 2013 at 10:37 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Jordan Drops Price on Highland Park Estate by $8M

Jordan Drops Price on Highland Park Estate by $8M

Built in the mid-90’s and renovated in 2009, this 56,000 square foot marvel has nine bedrooms, 15 bathrooms and five fireplaces. Read »

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 at 11:13 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Michael Jordan Takes Dominicks to Trial

Michael Jordan Takes Dominicks to Trial

Jordan is involved in a legal battle with grocery store chain Dominck’s for an ad in 2009 that used his name without permission Read »

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 6:57 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Malone Leaves Jordan Off His All-Time Starting Five

Malone Leaves Jordan Off His All-Time Starting Five

To pick Oscar Robertson at shooting guard over Michael Jordan, who many consider to be the greatest basketball player of all time, sort of reeks of sour grapes. Read »

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:38 AM
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By Bryan Crawford

Phil Jackson In Chicago to Promote New Book

Phil Jackson In Chicago to Promote New Book

On Thursday, Jackson will appear at the Palmer House Hilton at 7 p.m. to talk about his new book and sign copies for the first 200 people in line. Read »

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

Mourning, Pippen Think James Better than Jordan

Mourning, Pippen Think James Better than Jordan

“I’m gonna tell you what Scottie said. Scottie said that LeBron would kick MJ’s [butt]." --Alonzo Mourning Read »

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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By Bryan Crawford

MJ or Kobe? Phil Jackson (Finally) Speaks

MJ or Kobe? Phil Jackson (Finally) Speaks

Jordan and Bryant were responsible for all 11 of Jackson’s NBA coaching championships. Read »

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

Celeb Spotting At Michael Jordan's Wedding

See who made the cut at Michael Jordan's weekend nuptials to Yvette Prieto. See Full Gallery »

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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