Nene Suspended One Game For Head-Butting Jimmy Butler

Wizards big man Nene has been suspended for Game 4 against the Bulls after this altercation with Jimmy Butler. Early in the fourth quarter of the Bulls win over Washington, Nene head-butted Butler, then grabbed him around the head and neck, and the two had to be pulled apart by referees and teammates. Nene was… » 4/26/14 4:26pm 4/26/14 4:26pm

Even The Chicago Bulls' Security Staff Is Sick Of Joey Crawford's Shit

The Chicago Bulls have set up a kind of text-message hotline that fans can use to hail the assistance of the arena's security team. Reader Dave was at the game between the Bulls and the Wizards last night, and he tried his luck at getting referee Joey Crawford—who made a number of bad calls and whom everyone hates » 4/23/14 3:07pm 4/23/14 3:07pm

Did Nene's Whistle From The Bench Make Hinrich Miss His Foul Shot? (No.)

Last night in overtime of the Wizards-Bulls game, Kirk Hinrich went to the line with 2.4 seconds left, the score 101-99, and a chance to tie the game. But he missed! How could this be? Last night, we thought it was because he was a clutch gene-free, low-motor choke artist. But today, we may have our answer. » 4/23/14 1:00pm 4/23/14 1:00pm

Joakim Noah's Awkward Brilliance Now Available In Illustrated Gifs

Just in time for the playoffs, illustrator Chris Edser has put together a great series of gifs capturing the awkward magic of Joakim Noah, the gangliest of the NBA's elite talent. You couldn't ask for a better representation of player who does many things well and few things gracefully. » 4/16/14 6:22pm 4/16/14 6:22pm

Michael Carter-Williams Travels, Remembers He's On The 76ers

The 76ers were down two possessions with 16 seconds left against the Bulls. Barring a huge screwup, Philadelphia wasn't pulling out the win. Regardless, Michael Carter-Williams still tried to score quickly, until he was called for traveling. After the turnover, his body language said fuck everything. » 3/19/14 10:26pm 3/19/14 10:26pm

Lorde Live-Tweeting A Bulls Game Is Pretty Weird

Lorde has a weird intersection with the sports world it seems. Earlier, we learned an old photograph of George Brett inspired her song "Royals" and tonight she is at a Bulls game live-tweeting the action. She's basically just observing what is happening around her but when you take a step back and look at all the… » 3/17/14 10:00pm 3/17/14 10:00pm

Joakim Noah's Evisceration Of The Knicks Was A Thing Of Beauty

There are plenty of reasons to love Joakim Noah, and the masterful performance he put on against the Knicks yesterday showed off a lot of them. The Bulls came away with a 109-90 victory, and they were paced throughout the blowout by Noah, who finished the game with 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 14 assists. The first… » 3/03/14 12:07pm 3/03/14 12:07pm

Nothing Is Out Of Bounds For Jimmy Butler

Chicago's Jimmy Butler dove for a loose ball and saved it for his team, but at the expense of falling into the stands. The other nine players ran down the court while Butler, trapped by a row of fans in seats, ran through the aisle and jumped over an empty seat to stop the offensive 4-on-5. The little kid in the front… » 3/02/14 2:00pm 3/02/14 2:00pm

The Reason To Love Joakim Noah, In One Meaningless Play

Here's a play from the end of of last night's Bulls-Warriors game that's really nothing special at all. The game itself wasn't all that interesting—the ever-overmatched Bulls hung around for as long as they could, scrapping out points like a mid-major college team, before eventually being overwhelmed in the fourth… » 2/07/14 11:17am 2/07/14 11:17am