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3-pointers: Breaking down the Bulls' victory

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — The Bulls downed the Bucks 105-95 in their exhibition and coach Fred Hoiberg's debut Tuesday night at the United Center. Here are three observations: Get ready for 3-point shots Obviously, the Bulls aren't going to be taking 39 shots from beyond the arc every game, which represented eight more...
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Who needs a headband? Bulls rookie Bobby Portis adjusts

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Kuc) — No headband, no problem. Bobby Portis is facing a season of adjustments coming from the college game into the pros and the rookie was successful making the first one during the Chicago Bulls’ exhibition game opener against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night at the United Center. “Everything felt...
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Fred Hoiberg on Bulls' preseason win vs. Bucks

Chicago Breaking Sports Fred Hoiberg on Bulls' preseason win vs. Bucks.
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Same old Jimmy Butler, exhibition game or not

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — There are words. And then there are actions. So for all Jimmy Butler's talk of becoming a more vocal leader or even suggesting the Bulls have lacked leadership, which he did in an interview with's David Aldridge, of more importance is what the newly minted $92 million man did in the Bulls'...
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Exhibition: Bulls 105, Bucks 95

Chicago Breaking Sports  All the preseason action from the United Center.
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Chicagoan Jabari Parker on comeback trail for Bucks

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Kuc) — Jabari Parker was back in Chicago on Tuesday and is nearly back to playing for the Milwaukee Bucks. Parker, who helped Simeon capture four state championships and was a two-time Illinois Mr. Basketball winner, is nearing a return to the NBA after suffering a torn ACL on Dec. 15 that ended his rookie...
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Fred Hoiberg home-schools Bulls' Derrick Rose

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Fred Hoiberg took the Bulls' offense to Derrick Rose Monday. The Bulls' coach visited the injured guard at his home following practice, reviewing film of new offensive sets that have been installed since Rose suffered a fractured left orbital bone in the first practice of training camp on Sept....
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Fred Hoiberg on Bulls exhibition opener

Chicago Breaking Sports Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg on Tuesday's exhibition opener.
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Bulls sitting several for exhibition opener

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Get ready for a heavy dose of E'Twaun Moore. The Bulls begin their exhibition schedule Tuesday at the United Center against the Bucks, but don't expect to see many regulars. Beyond the injuries to Mike Dunleavy and Derrick Rose, coach Fred Hoiberg said Pau Gasol, Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson also...
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Bulls unveil new United Center court design

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Kuc) — The Chicago Bulls will be draining jumpers on a new hardcourt this season. An updated court design was unveiled Monday when the Bulls were set to practice at the United Center as training camp in preparation for the 2015-16 season continued. The most significant change is the bull head at center...
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Differences between Fred Hoiberg, Tom Thibodeau emerging

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — One contrast between Fred Hoiberg and Tom Thibodeau got was established immediately at media day last week. One year after Thibodeau openly bristled at management-imposed minutes restrictions, Hoiberg casually mentioned the greater importance of having Pau Gasol fresh for the Oct. 27 season opener...
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Twilight of Pau Gasol's grand career more like a highlight

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Earlier this week, with an open smile, Pau Gasol offered perhaps the most plausible theory for why he's enjoying a career renaissance. "I'm from Spain, so there's a lot of great wine," Gasol said. In his book, Gasol has written about enjoying a glass or two of vintage grapes. But that, of course,...
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Bulls' Derrick Rose right on schedule after follow-up exam

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said Derrick Rose's follow-up exam went well and he is scheduled to be cleared to watch practice beginning Wednesday. The two-week timetable until Rose is cleared for basketball activity, issued after his Wednesday surgery to repair his left orbital fracture, remains. "They...
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Bulls' Kirk Hinrich on Fred Hoiberg's system

Chicago Breaking Sports Kirk Hinrich discusses adjusting to new coach Fred Hoiberg's system.
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Bulls' Nikola Mirotic confident 3-point shooting will improve in second season

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Nikola Mirotic didn't live up to his Twitter handle last postseason; @threekola shot 30.6 percent from beyond the arc on 66 attempts in 11 playoff games. So Taj Gibson's scouting report from the first few days of Bulls training camp should be encouraging for a player projected to play a huge role...
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