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Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Thibodeau Already Pushing Too Hard

So much for the agreement forged between Tom Thibodeau and his bosses.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against the Chicago Bulls during a game at the United Center on October 31, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge

LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

10/31/2014

Derrick Rose, foreground, and Joakim Noah, background. (Jordan Johnson/NBAE/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bulls-Cavs Is Not A Test

Tonight’s Bulls-Cavs game involves a ton talent, but it will not be indicative of either team’s season.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Russell Westbrook (Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder G Russell Westbrook Out 4-6 Weeks With Broken Hand

The Thunder will be without Westbrook and Durant likely until December.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Bulls guard Derrick Rose. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Spoil Knicks Home Opener With 104-80 Win

Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls defends the basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game on October 24, 2014 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Drop Final Preseason Game To Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves erased a 13-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver, left, and MLB commissioner-elect Rob Manfred. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: MLB, NBA Share ‘Regular’ Problem

For different reasons, the MLB and NBA regular seasons need to be reduced.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

Chicago's Joakim Noah, left, guards Cleveland's LeBron James. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Cavs Beat Bulls, 107-98

Derrick Rose sparkled with 30 points, but it wasn’t enough.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

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)

Butler 3-Pointer Caps Bulls Rally Against Hawks

Jimmy Butler hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a 20-point fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit with 11 minutes to play to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 on Thursday night in an exhibition game.

10/16/2014

(Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Best Teams In NBA Heading Into 2014-2015 Season

The NBA season is just two weeks away. Let’s break down who the five best teams in the NBA are.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (Getty Images)

NBA To Experiment With A 44-Minute Preseason Game

The Nets and Celtics will play four minutes fewer than usual this Sunday.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on October 13, 2014 at United Center, Chicago, Illinois. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Bounce Back To Rout Nuggets, 110-90

Chicago used a late first-half run to get back in the game before taking control in the fourth quarter.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

(Photo Credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Worst Teams In NBA Heading Into 2014-2015 Season

With the NBA season right around the corner, let’s break down which five teams are the worst.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

(Photo Credit: David Sherman/Getty Images)

Top 10 NBA Rookies You Should Follow On Instagram

Here are the top ten NBA Rookies you should follow on Instagram.

10/08/2014

Joakim Noah.  (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Noah, Pierce Receive $15K Fines For Roles In Altercation

Four Wizards also received one-game suspensions.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (Getty Images)

NBA Extends Television Rights With ESPN, TNT In Monster New Deal

A new nine-year deal will increase league TV revenues to $2.6 billion annually.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Photo Credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images

Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 6th-12th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of October 6th- 12th.

10/06/2014

(Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Reasons To Be Excited For The NBA Season

Last season was plagued by injuries to the league’s most noted stars, but this offseason proved to be full of action: the draft, big announcements, players sporting new jerseys, coaching changes and the controversies – just to name a few.

10/03/2014

Paul George. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

NBA Unveils New Rules To Make Baselines Safer

The plan was in the works even before Paul George’s gruesome injury.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

(Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/20/2014

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