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Remember, you can't spell 'Bulls' without B and S

Chicago Breaking Sports It was late Wednesday night after a meaningless game in New Orleans to end a pathetic season punctuated by quitting players and inept coaching, and Bulls management wonks were showing how much the franchise hates you.  Or if the Bulls don’t hate you, then they sniff at your very existence.  Hoops...
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Bulls management backs Fred Hoiberg strongly, players not so much

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Coach securely. Despite acknowledging Fred Hoiberg's learning curve, that's one of the dominant themes Bulls management sent with Wednesday night's hastily announced postmortem of a season gone awry. Two messages stood out: •Top basketball executive John Paxson didn't rule out a total rebuild. ...
  • 162 days ago
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Sky draft center Imani Boyette from Texas in the WNBA Draft

Chicago Breaking Sports (Phil Thompson) — In a dream scenario that even Chicago Sky coach Pokey Chatman doubted would happen, lanky Texas Longhorns star Imani Boyette fell to the Sky, who selected the true center they were desperately seeking with the 10th pick in the WNBA draft Thursday night. Chatman entered the selection process with...
  • 163 days ago
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Doug McDermott knows he must improve on defense to utilize his shooting

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Though he'll connect for a second straight offseason of California-based workouts with Jimmy Butler, Doug McDermott said his main focus will be at the Advocate Center to build chemistry with coaches and young teammates. Whatever his workout location, McDermott knows where he must improve. "Obviously,...
  • 163 days ago
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Kobe Bryant's fantastic finish, as told on Twitter by his peers

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chuck Schilken) — Kobe Bryant put on quite a show in his final game before retirement Wednesday night at Staples Center. Because of the late start time, many of his fellow NBA players were able to catch the action. They weren't disappointed, as Bryant  put up 60 points to lead the Lakers to a 101-96 comeback victory ...
  • 163 days ago
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Nobody in Chicago sports gets a bigger pass than Jerry Reinsdorf

Chicago Breaking Sports (David Haugh) — At 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, the Bulls issued a 107-word statement on behalf of Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf. The Bulls had just completed a season as disappointing and dysfunctional as any in the franchise's 50-year history and Reinsdorf, as insulated as ever, responded with a paragraph. Reinsdorf apparently...
  • 163 days ago
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Bulls congratulate Golden State on historic 73-win season

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Sosa) — So that's that, Bulls fans. The 72-win record that stood for 20 years is no more, as Golden State one-upped Michael Jordan and Co. as of Wednesday with 73 victories. But you can take comfort in knowing that it stays in the family somewhat, as Warriors coach Steve Kerr is connected to both marvelous...
  • 163 days ago
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Watch: Celebrities attend Kobe Bryant's final game

Chicago Breaking Sports Watch George Lopez, David Beckham, Jeremy Piven, Arsenio Hall and others describe their emotions at Kobe Bryant's final game. 
  • 163 days ago
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After a 20-year career, Kobe Bryant says goodbye

Chicago Breaking Sports Kobe Bryant, the first player in NBA history to play 20 seasons with the same team, plays his final game with the Lakers.
  • 163 days ago
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Kobe Bryant scores 60 points in unbelievable farewell victory

Chicago Breaking Sports (Tribune news services) — Kobe Bryant went out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career. Bryant scored 60 points in his final NBA game Wednesday night, wrapping up 20 years in the NBA with an unbelievable offensive showcase in the Los Angeles Lakers' 101-96 victory over the Utah Jazz. He scored 23 points in the...
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Warriors win 73rd game, break 1995-96 Bulls' record

Chicago Breaking Sports (Tribune news services) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for 73. Down to their final chance at the record, the Warriors became the first 73-win team Wednesday night by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104, breaking what many considered...
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Bulls management vows to stay basic course, but there will be changes

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Just more than 10 months after excitedly introducing Fred Hoiberg as Tom Thibodeau's successor amid championship expectations, Bulls management addressed reporters Wednesday night under far different circumstances. A seven-season run of making the playoffs ended with a 42-40 season filled with...
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As disastrous season closes, Mike Dunleavy cites need for future unity

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — The Bulls limped to the finish line of their disastrous 50th season in franchise history with a 115-105 victory over the woeful 76ers. Eight players dressed. Seven did not. "When I first came here three years ago, we dealt with a lot of adversity, but we were tied in as a group," Mike Dunleavy...
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Bulls vs. 76ers

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Sky's WNBA draft pick centers on one position

Chicago Breaking Sports (Phil Thompson) — No need for the usual feint and parry that often precedes a draft, everyone in the WNBA knows what the Sky need and the team isn't trying to hide it. Unless there's a run on post players in Thursday's WNBA draft — which is certainly possible given size comes at a premium in this league — the Sky...
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