Nikola Mirotic

Pau Gasol, left, and Joakim Noah. (Getty Images)

Statistical Look At The Bulls’ Big Man Pairings

Tom Thibodeau has a lot of options in his frontcourt.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2015

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Health Concerns Cloud Bulls’ Opportunity

The Bulls are set up to make a real run for the first time in the Thibodeau era, if they stay healthy.

670 The Score–01/11/2015

Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic, right. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: Options Are Endless For The Bulls

Chicago closed on Monday with a frontcourt that stood 7-foot, 6-foot-11 and 6-foot-10.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2015

Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Thibodeau On Mirotic-At-SF Experiment: ‘Good And Bad’

Twice in the past three games, Nikola Mirotic has seen playing time at small forward.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2015

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

Westerlund: Bulls Blossoming On Offense

“It’s a different way he’s letting us play,” Derrick Rose says of Tom Thibodeau.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2014

Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Mirotic Shines Late For Bulls

“I don’t want him to overthink things,” Tom Thibodeau says of Nikola Mirotic. “He’s very good.”

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

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

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

Schuster: 2014-’15 NBA Playoff Predictions

Bulls over the Spurs in the NBA Finals? You heard it from David Schuster first.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

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)

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

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

Westerlund: Thibodeau Sending Early Message To His Bulls

“We need to get an edge,” Tom Thibodeau says. “We don’t have an edge right now.”

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

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

Nikola Mirotic. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Rookies Provide Spark For Bulls

Doug McDermott shined early, and Nikola Mirotic had a big second half.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Derrick Rose. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images).

Schuster: Rose Aggressive In Preseason Debut

Derrick Rose and Nikola Mirotic were the headliners for Chicago on Monday.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

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

Nikola Mirotic, right. (Getty Images)

Noah: Mirotic Is Bulls’ ‘Secret Weapon’

“He adds a lot more than just being a great shooter,” Joakim Noah says.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, left, and Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Storylines From Bulls Media Day

From Butler’s contract to minutes restrictions to Noah’s knee, there was plenty to talk about Monday.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

Bulls center Nazr Mohammed. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bulls Re-Sign C Nazr Mohammed

Mohammed will likely serve as Chicago’s fifth big man.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Kevin Love. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: T’Wolves Only Discussing Love Trade With Cavs

Those around the NBA believe it’s inevitable that Kevin Love ends up in Cleveland.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Doug McDermott. (Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Forman: McDermott ‘A Fit With This Team In The Long Term’

“If we feel there’s opportunity, we’ll always explore it,” Bulls GM Gar Forman says.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

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