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Cavs forward LeBron James. (David Liam Kyle/NBAE/Getty Images)

LeBron Calls Bulls ‘Much Better’ Than His Cavs — Right Now

So much for a rivalry right now between Cleveland and Chicago. They’re being complimentary.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, right. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: In Rose, Bulls Get Their Closer Back

“He’s our guy” late in games, Kirk Hinrich says of Derrick Rose.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2014

Kirk Hinrich #12 of the Chicago Bulls passes the ball against the Charlotte Hornets on October 19, 2014 at United Center, Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hinrich Scores 26 Points, Bulls Beat Hornets

Kirk Hinrich scored 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-96 in an exhibition game Sunday night. Pau Gasol added 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bulls (4-2) win their fourth straight game.

10/19/2014

Bulls big man Pau Gasol. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pau Gasol Has Sights On Being In Bulls’ Closing Group

“I like to be on the floor when the game is on the line,” Gasol says.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2014

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

McCaffrey: Relentless Thibodeau Goes (Nearly) All-In On Preseason Game

The more things change, the more they stay the same for Tom Thibodeau.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

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

Denver Timofey Mozgov, left, and Chicago's Joakim Noah battle for position in Monday's preseason game. The Bulls won 110-90. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Thibodeau Wants More From His Defense

By Brendan McCaffrey- (CBS) As long as Tom Thibodeau remains the Bulls’ head coach, defense will be stressed, maximum effort required and even a preseason victory by 20 points examined thoroughly. Every game, every practice provides a […]

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

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

Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls drives to the basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the game on October 11, 2014 at BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Notch First Preseason Win

Pau Gasol scored 20 points, and Jimmy Butler added 18.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2014

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

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

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

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

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

Taj Gibson, center. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schuster: Bulls Season Preview

As the Bulls get ready to open up training camp for the 2014/15 season it is not farfetched to say that this might be their most talented roster since the Michael Jordan era.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

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

Bulls guard Derrick Rose. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wisch: Rose Puts The Ball In His Own Court

Derrick Rose’s apathy toward Carmelo Anthony means the pressure is on to be the man.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2014

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

Baffoe: Latest Bulls-Rose Development Raises Important Questions Moving Forward

It’s not about the rift between Rose and the Bulls. It’s about the impact on the court.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2014

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