Cody Westerlund

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A sports editor for CBSChicago.com and 670TheScore.com, Cody Westerlund also covers the Bulls. Prior to coming on board in January 2014, he previously had covered college and high school sports in the Champaign, Ill., and Ames, Iowa areas. Westerlund graduated from the University of Illinois in 2010 and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood.

Follow him on Twitter @CodyWesterlund.

Questions Surround Bulls’ Culture, Even Before Regular Season Starts

“Inexcusable” is how the Bulls described Bobby Portis’ punch that fractured bones in Nikola Mirotic’s face.

CBS Chicago–8 hours ago

Bulls, Zach LaVine Don’t Come To Agreement On Contract Extension

LaVine will enter restricted free agency next July.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2017

Extension Deadline Looms For Zach LaVine, Whose Rehab Progress Continues To Encourage Bulls

“You can tell how much he wants to be out there with our guys,” coach Fred Hoiberg says of LaVine.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2017

Bulls’ Lauri Markkanen Neither Shy Nor On Target In Preseason Debut

“I’m not lacking confidence,” Markkanen said after scoring four points on 1-of-9 shooting.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2017

Bulls’ Kris Dunn To See Hand Specialist Monday, Lauri Markkanen Nearing Return

Dunn will be out at least several weeks, while the Bulls are optimistic Markkanen will play Sunday.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2017

Bulls’ Kris Dunn Suffers Open Dislocation Of Finger, Out At Least ‘A Couple’ Weeks

Dunn’s injury puts Jerian Grant in line to start at point guard for the Bulls on opening night.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2017

Westerlund: Observations From Bulls Media Day

The Bulls have an open competition for four starting spots, coach Fred Hoiberg said.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2017

Rehab Going Well, Bulls’ Zach LaVine Vows His High-Flying Game Won’t Change

LaVine is entering the final stages of rehab for a torn ACL, though he won’t likely be ready for opening night.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2017

John Paxson: Bulls ‘More Than Willing To Work With’ Dwyane Wade On Buyout

“We understand where he is at this time of his career,” Paxson says of Wade.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2017

Bulls Continue To Talk With Nikola Mirotic’s Camp As He Remains Unsigned

Mirotic could play on the $7.2-million qualifying offer if the sides don’t reach a long-term deal.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2017

Westerlund: Can Anyone Explain How Doug Collins Is Going To Help The Bulls?

Collins has been hired as an advisor, but he’ll stay away from coaching and won’t make decisions.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2017

Bulls Hire Doug Collins As Senior Advisor Of Basketball Operations

Collins coached the Bulls for three seasons, from 1986 to 1989 and has more than 40 years of experience in the NBA.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2017

Bulls Sign Center Diamond Stone

Stone was a second-round pick in 2016 who had a disappointing rookie season.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2017

Bulls Add Shawn Respert As Director Of Player Development, Make Coaching Staff Switch

Nate Loenser has been added to Fred Hoiberg’s coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2017

Bulls’ Cameron Payne To Have Surgery On Right Foot Again

Payne has suffered a fracture in his fifth metatarsal.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2017

Bulls Unveil Their 2017-’18 Schedule

After trading Jimmy Butler to embark on the rebuilding process, the Bulls will play just one game on national television.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2017

Amid Bulls’ Rebuild, Justin Holiday Is Ready To Step Into Leadership Role

“Kind of weird to say, I think I’m one of the oldest people on the team, which is a first for me,” Holiday says.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2017

Bulls Re-Sign Cris Felicio To 4-Year Deal

Felicio averaged 4.8 points and 4.7 rebounds while shooting 57.9 percent in 15.8 minutes per game in 2016-’17.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2017

Player Development For Those Like Kris Dunn Is The Priority For Fred Hoiberg, Bulls

“It’s fresh start,” Hoiberg says.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2017

With His ‘High Ceiling,’ Bulls Counting On Zach LaVine To Be A Cornerstone Of Rebuild

“It’s exciting to think about the possibilities of what you can do with players like Zach,” coach Fred Hoiberg says.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2017

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