Cody Westerlund

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A sports editor for and, 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.

Bulls’ Bobby Portis Played Through Burn On Foot Late In Season

Portis suffered the injury when he left a heating pad on too long before a game.

CBS Chicago–6 hours ago

In Weighing Future, Dwyane Wade Awaits Word On Bulls’ Direction

Wade holds a player option to return to the Bulls for $23.8 million in 2017-’18.

CBS Chicago–7 hours ago

Does Jimmy Butler Want Rajon Rondo Back With The Bulls? ‘Of Course’

The Bulls essentially hold an option on the veteran Rondo, who’s guaranteed $3 million next season.

CBS Chicago–20 hours ago

Westerlund: Bulls Go Quietly In Game 6, Into The Offseason

The Bulls fell 105-83 to the Celtics in a Game 6 in which their effort waned and flaws were again exposed.

CBS Chicago–22 hours ago

Bulls Injury Update: Rajon Rondo Still A ‘Long Shot’ To Return, Jimmy Butler Battling Knee Soreness

Isaiah Canaan will once again start for the Bulls in Game 6 on Friday.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2017

Jimmy Butler Understands He Must Continue Shouldering Massive Burden For Bulls

“Timeouts and technical fouls — I’ll rest during those,” Butler says.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2017

Bulls’ Fred Hoiberg Blasts Officiating, Believing Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Carries The Ball ‘Every Possession’

“Impossible to guard when you’re able to put your hand underneath the ball and take two or three steps,” Hoiberg says.


Bulls Keep Same Starting Lineup In Game 4, With Jerian Grant At Point Guard

Michael Carter-Williams will remain the backup.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2017

Bulls’ Rajon Rondo On Fractured Thumb: ‘Couldn’t Have Come At A Worse Time’

Rondo is expected to be out a couple weeks, which serves as another challenge for the Bulls.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2017

Bulls Flunk First Test Without Injured Rajon Rondo, Mull Point Guard Options

Without Rondo, the Bulls had 14 assists and 18 turnovers in a Game 3 loss to the Celtics.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2017

Celtics To Go Small Against Bulls, Inserting Gerald Green In Starting Lineup

Boston coach Brad Stevens cited Green’s athleticism, length and shooting for making the change.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2017

Bulls’ Rajon Rondo Has Thumb Fracture, Is Out Indefinitely

Rondo had been the leading figure in the Bulls’ two upset wins against the top-seeded Celtics to start the series.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2017

State Of The Celtics In 0-2 Hole To Bulls? ‘We’re All We Got’

The Bulls have left the Celtics frustrated entering Game 3 on Friday at the United Center.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2017

Bulls’ Dwyane Wade Ready To Rise To Occasion If Celtics Make Jimmy Butler Adjustments

“We’ve all got to be ready to shine in our lead moments,” Wade says.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2017

Bulls Will Pick 16th In NBA Draft

Chicago lost a tiebreak drawing with Portland on Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2017

Bulls ‘Proud’ To Make Playoffs After Turbulent Regular Season

After an unpredictable 41-41 regular season, Chicago will face top-seeded Boston in the first round.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2017

Blowout Win Gives Bulls Control Of Own Playoff Destiny In Regular-Season Finale

After a 122-75 win against the Magic, the Bulls remained tied with the Heat for the eighth seed.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2017

Jimmy Butler’s Big Game Lifts Bulls To Victory, Into Playoff Territory

Butler scored a game-high 33 points and hit the winning free throws with 2.1 seconds left against the Hawks.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2017

Bulls’ Niko Mirotic Stays Red Hot, Proclaims ‘It’s My Time’

Mirotic’s season-high 28 points led the Bulls to a 99-93 win against the Cavaliers.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2017

Submitting ‘Maddening’ Effort, Bulls Get Trounced By 76ers

Philadelphia recorded 70 points in the paint in a 117-107 win at Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2017


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