Eastern Conference

Derrick Rose and LeBron James

Report: Oprah Taping Could Bump Potential Bulls-Heat Matchup

The opening game of a potential prime-time matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals could get bumped a day due to another “prime-time” event.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague

Bulls-Hawks Series Headed To Atlanta, Hawks Have Confidence

The Atlanta Hawks took heart from the way they played in the first two games at Chicago. And they’re taking note of what’s happening in the rest of the NBA playoffs.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Chicago Bulls

Bulls Cruise Past Pacers, Advance To Second Round

The Bulls last night showed everyone why they had the best regular-season record in the NBA, as they dispatched the pesky Indiana Pacers in a dominating Game Five.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Derrick Rose and Tom Thibodeau

Thibodeau Motivated Bulls To Get Better

In his first year as an NBA head coach, Tom Thibodeau led the Chicago Bulls to a league-best 62 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.

670 The Score–04/21/2011

LeBron James and Derrick Rose

Bulls And Heat Could Be On Collision Course

The Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat are top two seeds in the Eastern Conference, and if the seeding holds up over the first two rounds, they’ll meet each other in the Eastern Conference Finals.

670 The Score–04/15/2011

Derrick Rose and Keith Bogans

Muller: The Bulls Deserve Respect, No Doubt About It

We all knew that the Chicago Bulls were going to be a pretty good team when the season began back in late October.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Tom Thibodeau

Thibodeau Named Coach Of The Month For April

The Chicago Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau has been named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month, for games played in April.


Derrick Rose

Thompson: History, Similarities To Cavs Concerning For Bulls

The Bulls secured the top spot in the Eastern Conference awhile back and after winning their ninth straight game have home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.

670 The Score–04/14/2011

Derrick Rose

Bulls-Pacers Game 1 Set For Saturday At Noon

The complete schedules for the first round of the NBA Playoffs won’t be released until Wednesday night, but the Chicago Bulls have announced that their opening game will take place on Saturday (4/16) at 12 noon (CST).


Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony

Rose And Bulls Fly Past Knicks, Inch Closer To Spurs

The Chicago Bulls defeated the New York Knicks on Tuesday night to bring their regular season record to 61-20.


Larry O'Brien Trophy

Muller: The NBA Playoff Format Needs Changing

If there is one thing I hate about the playoffs–be it the NBA, NFL, or NHL–it is when a team with a losing record makes it in, while a team from the opposite conference–with a winning record–has to stay home.


Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls Go For First Win Over Knicks

The Chicago Bulls have had a great season so far, they’ve reached the 60-win mark, clinched the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed and have the frontrunner for the league’s MVP award.


Derrick Rose

Thompson: Rose, Thib Send Message To Celtics

Not only did the Bulls all but wrap up the top seed in the Eastern Conference by dominating the Celtics on Thursday night, they let Boston know that they aren’t intimidated and won’t be pushed around by the bullies of the East.


Chicago Bulls Championship Banners

Bulls ‘Have Goals Of Hanging Banners This Year’

The Chicago Bulls outplayed the Boston Celtics and walked away with a 16-point win on Thursday night, but that’s all it was for this Bulls team, a single win.


Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose

Durant: ‘Of Course’ Rose Should Be MVP

Derrick Rose is just a few games away from officially leading the Chicago Bulls to the best record in the Eastern Conference. And according to one NBA superstar, the MVP race can officially end and Rose can take his trophy.


Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls Battle Rondo And Celtics

Joakim Noah and the Chicago Bulls have a pretty good idea what to expect when the Boston Celtics visit the United Center on Thursday Night.


Derrick Rose

Potential Rotation Changes Include More Minutes For Rose

The Chicago Bulls have five games remaining before the playoffs, so it’s probably a good time for them to start getting their rotation in line for the postseason.

670 The Score–04/06/2011

Chicago Bulls

Noah Set To Return As Bulls Battle Suns

The Chicago Bulls could get a boost from the return of Joakim Noah to the lineup, despite winning all three games that the center missed.


Joakim Noah

Noah Returns To Practice, Expects To Play On Tuesday

After missing three games with a sprained right ankle, Chicago Bulls’ center Joakim Noah returned to practice on Monday, and expects to play on Tuesday.


Derrick Rose

Rose Leads Bulls Past Raptors

Derrick Rose had 36 points and 10 assists, and the Chicago Bulls took another step toward the top seed in the Eastern Conference with their 15th win in 17 games, hanging on to beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 113-106 on Saturday night.