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With an organizational meeting set, could the Bulls be deadline sellers?

The 2021 draft class is loaded, but the Bulls have a chance to get the core of this roster to a place it has never been — the playoffs. Which way do they go as the March 25 trade deadline approaches? Even coach Billy Donovan doesn’t know.

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Polling Place: After Zach LaVine, who’s the one player the Bulls can’t live without?

The people have spoken — on that, as well as on the Bulls’ and Blackhawks’ chances to make the playoffs. Also: Who wants to go to a baseball game?

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Turnovers doom Bulls late, as Chris Paul shows why he’s still ‘big bro’

Ten fourth-quarter turnovers helped Paul and the visiting Suns erase a deficit and end the Bulls’ three-game winning streak Friday.

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Bulls coach Billy Donovan continues shuffling the rotation deck

Big man Daniel Gafford was a key contributor earlier in the season, but things change quickly in Donovan’s world, and the players have to be ready for that.

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Are the Bulls better without forward Lauri Markkanen?

The 7-3 record over the last 10 games without Markkanen is arguably some of the best basketball the organization has played in years. So is it time to seriously start thinking about moving on from the 7-footer? Coach Billy Donovan gave his opinion on Thursday.

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Bulls in 6th place in East after overtime win, and, yes, coaching matters

The Bulls were a complete mess from top to bottom at this time a year ago. After Wednesday’s win, coach Billy Donovan has them sitting in a playoff spot for the first time in years, and, more important, the players have a coach they’re willing to fight for.

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Bulls veteran Thad Young eyes schedule and hopes to end April showers

With the league releasing the second half of the schedule on Wednesday, Young and teammate Zach LaVine agreed that April will be the month to "take care of business,’’ with key matchups that could determine if the Bulls are a playoff team or a pretender.

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When it comes to leadership and charisma in Chicago sports, we’re in something of a lull

But new White Sox manager Tony La Russa figures to be a show — for better or worse.

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New Bulls All-Star Zach LaVine gets another surprise

What LaVine thought was going to be a Zoom call with reporters turned out to be a gathering of family and friends congratulating him on becoming an All-Star.

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Bulls guard Zach LaVine makes first All-Star Game, but wants more

LaVine broke a four-year Bulls drought, becoming the organization’s first All-Star player since Jimmy Butler was named to the league’s showcase event back in 2017. And while he was proud of the accomplishment, it’s about bigger things for his team in the end.

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Former NBA player Pau Gasol signs with Barcelona

Gasol, a two-time NBA All-Star while with the Bulls, is rejoining the European club where he started his pro career.

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Bulls guard Coby White’s ‘evolution’ continues in win over Rockets

White’s point-guard responsibilities remain spread out among his teammates, and coach Billy Donovan said that’s not about to change. In scoring 24 points Monday, White showed it doesn’t need to.

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‘Utility baseball player’ mentality working for Bulls’ Ryan Arcidiacono

Coach Billy Donovan thought he landed Arcidiacono back when he was the head coach at Florida. He missed out on the guard then, but is glad to have him in the mix years later.

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This You Gotta See: Top-flight teams Illinois, Michigan continue on their collision course

The Illini and Wolverines won’t meet for the first time until March 2 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After that, maybe the Big Ten title game in Indianapolis. After that, maybe another Indy tilt in the Final Four.

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Zach LaVine making All-Star statement — but will he earn big pay day?

The Bulls guard is hoping the coaches give him the nod Tuesday to become a first-time All-Star, but there’s a bigger picture. What doors could that open for LaVine on the recruiting trail, and could a new contract follow?

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Big decisions looming for Bulls bosses as solid play continues in victory against Kings

Coach Billy Donovan expects an organizational gathering at some point soon with the March 25 trade deadline approaching, but only the front office knows what that means for the roster.

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Bulls big man Wendell Carter Jr. shouldn’t expect help anytime soon

The Bulls were counting on depth throughout the frontcourt at the start of the season, but injuries to Lauri Markkanen and Otto Porter Jr. — as well as Chandler Hutchison being out for "personal reasons" — have left the team short-handed.

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Bulls coach Billy Donovan hoping Zach LaVine gets enough eyes on him

With LaVine’s all-star fortunes now up to the coaches, the concern from Donovan is just how many opposing staffs have seen this latest version of LaVine. That’s usually not a concern, but this season’s scheduling has been like none other because of the coronavirus.

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Point made? Bulls guard Coby White says so after his benching

According to White, he learned his lesson after coach Billy Donovan sat him, Patrick Williams and Wendell Carter Jr. to start the second half of Wednesday’s come-from-behind win. Time will tell.

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A few benchings, some halftime cuss words and an epic Bulls comeback

The NBA threw a curveball at the Bulls from a scheduling standpoint, but that was no excuse for such a slow start, as far as Billy Donovan was concerned. That all changed in the third quarter after he made three lineup changes.

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Otto Porter Jr.’s return remains blurry, as does his Bulls future

Since acquiring Porter in the 2018-19 season, the veteran forward has played in only 45 games. Now that he has ongoing back issues, could the Bulls even look to trade him if an opportunity knocked?

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Perception of Michael Jordan as stingy and not socially aware might have to change

The Bulls Hall of Famer has started to open his wallet for worthy causes.

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So much for the Wednesday off day, as league schedules Bulls-Pistons

The Bulls thought they would get some much-needed practice time for the likes of Wendell Carter Jr., as well as some rest for the veterans after the game in Charlotte was postponed. But that only lasted a few hours, when the league rescheduled a game from the second half.

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Bulls-Hornets game postponed as part of NBA’s COVID-19 safety protocol

Four San Antonio Spurs players have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Spurs played the Hornets on Sunday.

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Bulls beat Pacers in overtime as Wendell Carter Jr. returns from injury

Carter was expected to be out at least another week with a bruised right quadriceps, but he returned earlier than expected and caused some problems for the Pacers’ Domantas Sabonis when the two were matched up.

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With NBA teams preparing for trade deadline, all is quiet with Bulls

With several teams shutting down veteran trade pieces, action might start picking up. But Bulls coach Billy Donovan says he hasn’t had any such conversations with his bosses.

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Michael Jordan donates $10 million to health clinics near his North Carolina hometown

The Novant Health clinics are set to open in early 2022 in New Hanover County along North Carolina’s southeastern coast, according to a statement from the system.

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This You Gotta See: Illini put the pedal down in pursuit of possible No. 1 seed

The biggest games of Ayo Dosunmu’s outstanding career have yet to unfold.

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Coby White is still listed as Bulls starting point guard, with a but

The last two games has seen coach Billy Donovan take some of the point guard responsibilities off of White’s plate, freeing him up to be a scorer. That means Tomas Satoransky and Zach LaVine are chipping in for the point guard-by-committee.

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Bulls rookie Patrick Williams headed back to the lab after loss

Williams is determined to be better after Clippers star Kawhi Leonard, his favorite player, took him to school Friday.

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Polling Place: Is Bulls’ Zach LaVine an All-Star? Is Blackhawks’ Kevin Lankinen the man?

LaVine has upped his scoring by a few points a night and now ranks in the top five in the league. The rest of his game is shaky — the forced passes, the matador defense — but did we mention he’s one of the top five scorers in the league?

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Bulls can’t get over the hump in loss to Clippers

Heading into the game, veteran guard Garrett Temple was hoping his young teammates would continue to do the little things it takes to win. It didn’t happen.