Mike Dunleavy

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler smiles as his teammates celebrate after he hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer for an 85-84 win against the Hawks on Thursday at the United Center.  (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: Comeback Doesn’t Cover Up Bulls’ Lingering Challenge

Jimmy Butler’s been great, but Chicago’s second five has struggled mightily.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schuster: Thibodeau Needs To Relent, Rely On Bench

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau will have a challenge divvying up minutes — if he relies on his bench.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

Chicago's Doug McDermott drives around Washington's Kris Humphries on Monday night. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Takeaways From Bulls’ Preseason Opener

Nikola Mirotic sparkled, and Jimmy Butler’s still not thinking about his contract.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Bulls rookie wing Doug McDermott. (Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Defense May Be McDermott’s Ticket To Playing Time

“It’s a learning process,” Doug McDermott says.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2014

Tom Thibodeau.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thibodeau Reveals Starting Lineup — For The Moment, At Least

Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy, Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah got the nod Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

As Knicks Haven’t Heard Back From Melo, Bulls Still In The Race

Everyone waits impatiently.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Report: Lakers, Knicks Both Offering Anthony Max Money

Carmelo Anthony’s free agent tour is moving quickly.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls Working On Bigger Things

This is the beginning is something — which the Bulls hope is a big something.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Report: Anthony Will Opt Out, Test Free Agency

The Bulls will have their chance to woo Carmelo Anthony to Chicago.

06/22/2014

Derrick Rose. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Want LeBron Or Melo? Time For Rose To Talk

Speaking softly and carrying a big stick hasn’t helped Chicago attract a star previously.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Brandon Bass #30 of the Boston Celtics and Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls fight for position following a free-throw in the second half during the game at TD Garden on March 30, 2014 in Boston. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bulls Topple Celtics 107-102

D.J. Augustin scored 15 of his career-high 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls held off the slumping Boston Celtics 107-102 on Sunday night.

03/30/2014

Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge drives on Chicago's Joakim Noah. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: Game Puts Bulls Back In Their Place

When shots aren’t falling within the system, there’s little to no recourse for the Bulls.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2014

Mike Dunleavy. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Devoid Of Flash, Dunleavy Settles For ‘The Way Us Irish People Do It’

Mike Dunleavy shining after receiving 10 stitches was no surprise to his teammates.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Tyler Hansbrough. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Watch: Hansbrough, Dunleavy Tangle In Awkward Sequence

Toronto’s Tyler Hansbrough always seems to be in the middle of drama, doesn’t he?

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Will The Bulls Be Active Or Sit Idle At Trade Deadline?

Unless they’re blown away, the Bulls could be idle at the trade deadline, K.C. Johnson says.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

Mike Dunleavy. (Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Dunleavy Responds To Cousins’ Criticism: ‘His Reputation Speaks For Itself’

Mike Dunleavy hadn’t heard about DeMarcus Cousins’ criticism, but he wasn’t surprised.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

Carlos Boozer  is guarded by Channing Frye of the Phoenix Suns. (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Powers Bulls To 101-92 Win At Phoenix

Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls snapped the Phoenix Suns’ five-game winning streak with a 101-92 victory on Tuesday night.

02/04/2014

Joakim Noah grabs a rebound from Jonas Valanciunas  of the Toronto Raptors. (Credit: Gary Dineen, Getty)

Deng’s Return Not Enough As Bulls Fall To Raptors 85-79

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas scored 15 points and the Toronto Raptors mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Chicago Bulls 85-79 on Tuesday night. He made two big free throws to seal the game […]

12/31/2013

Mike Dunleavy. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Video: Dunleavy Hits Half-Court Buzzer-Beater, Celebrates, Realizes Bulls Still Lost

If this video isn’t a microcosm of the state of the Chicago Bulls, then what is, really?

12/17/2013

Chicago Bulls logo

Nuggets Pull Away In Fourth Quarter To Beat Bulls

Nate Robinson and Jordan Hamilton each hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start the fourth quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets pull away for a 97-87 victory against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.

11/22/2013

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