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Are the Bulls prepared to put an end to Bobby Portis’ bad intentions?

The Bulls traded Portis last season, and he has made it his personal goal to stick it to his former franchise anytime he faces them. Can the Bulls step up and stop him Tuesday?

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Televisions off? Not for Bulls coach Jim Boylen, struggles and all

The Bulls are off to a 3-7 start after their loss Saturday to the Rockets. But rather than get caught up in the noise or look to change the offense, Boylen is taking a leap of faith that it will get better.

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Bulls continue dying from three-point range as Rockets win laugher

The team’s analytics department and stats nerds everywhere have been pushing for the Bulls to launch three-pointers. They were 4-for-32 on Saturday.

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Bulls forward Otto Porter Jr. is off crutches but still on the shelf

Porter is dealing with a soft-tissue injury in his left foot, and coach Jim Boylen said his minutes will remain closely watched when he returns.

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This You Gotta See: Bears-Lions, Bulls-Knicks, Blackhawks-Predators and MLB’s MVPs

What’s everybody so bent out of shape about? The Bears swept Detroit last season; they’ll be fine. Probably. Maybe?

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Longtime Bulls PA announcer Tommy Edwards reflects on career before final game: ‘I’ve enjoyed every minute of it’

Saturday marks the end of an era as Bulls public address announcer Tommy Edwards will announce the starting lineup for the final time.

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With Otto Porter Jr. out, it’s time for the Bulls’ duo to emerge

Zach LaVine says he and Lauri Markkanen have dominant moments in practice, but it needs to start happening in games, and sooner than later.

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Bulls’ Otto Porter Jr. will miss Saturday’s game against the Rockets

Porter has "a soft tissue injury so it’s something that’s difficult to put a timetable on," coach Jim Boylen said.

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Bulls big man Lauri Markkanen realizes it’s time to look in the mirror

Maybe his performance in Atlanta sparked something; maybe the 7-footer’s inconsistency will continue. Markkanen is concerned either way, but at least he’s willing to do some soul-searching.

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Bulls announcer Tommy Edwards will retire

Saturday’s game against the Rockets will be his last.

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No regrets from coach Jim Boylen as Bulls bounce back

A day after making some questionable fourth-quarter decisions in the meltdown against the Lakers, Boylen watched the Bulls take apart the Hawks and star point guard Trae Young.

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With Bulls’ rotation changing, rookie Daniel Gafford wants a chance

Luke Kornet was the latest reserve to take a back seat out of the rotation, and with the Bulls needing some size off the bench, Gafford is hoping to get that nod.

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Bulls get hit by a Lakers storm, lose in embarrassing fashion again

Coach Jim Boylen said the fourth-quarter meltdown was on him, and while he’s right, veteran forward Thaddeus Young had some strong words for his teammates.

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Anthony Davis a Bull? Just more false hope being sold to Chicago fans

The former Chicago prep standout teased the Bulls’ fan base regarding his pending free agency this summer, but he was already walking it back by Tuesday. It was never anything to be taken seriously in the first place.

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For Bulls, grit success is elusive

Jim Boylen and his coaching staff are doing all they can to help the young players understand toughness, especially in late-game situations, but the players also have to take some responsibility.

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Undermanned Pacers beat a Bulls team full of questions, without answers

Indiana was missing its three best players, and the Bulls were at full strength for the first time this season. Easy, right? Not with this roster as Bulls drop to 2-5.

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Bulls’ Chandler Hutchison active; now he’s hoping to find playing time

An injured left toe ended Hutchison’s rookie year last season, and a left hamstring injury had him on the shelf this season. Now he’s back, looking for playing time and a chance to make a difference.

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The 2017 Jimmy Butler trade suddenly is coming back to haunt the Bulls

Kris Dunn is a reserve, and Lauri Markkanen is on the bench late while he learns how to finish games. Yes, Zach LaVine is solid, but Butler’s skills are arguably equal to all three — and then some.

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Karen Stack Umlauf shares unusual path to becoming Bulls’ first female assistant coach

"It’s not lost on me," said Stack Umlauf, one of nine female assistant coaches in the NBA this season. "Some of the male season ticket holders, they’ll come up and say, ‘I’m with my daughter and she wanted to say hello to you,’ and it just means a lot to them to see, ‘Hey, you can do this, too. This is very real.’"

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This You Gotta See: Bears in Philly, Lakers at the UC and — hello — 1 vs. 2 in college hoops

It’s not every night that Chicago’s NBA fans get to see such luminaries as Avery Bradley, Troy Daniels and JaVale McGee. Fellow Lakers Anthony Davis and LeBron James aren’t bad, either.

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Pass or fail, Bulls coach Jim Boylen isn’t apologizing for being real

Boylen has his share of critics, but now that he’s sitting in the head coach’s chair, he will continue doing everything he can to make the Bulls feel like a family.

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Bulls find finishing touch with tougher defense, hold off Pistons

Zach LaVine scored a team-high 26 points, Otto Porter Jr. added 22, and the Bulls held on for a 112-106 win over the Pistons on Friday night at the United Center.

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Derrick Rose is replanted and blooming

Ex-Bull is in a nice place with the Pistons, but his love for Chicago remains unwilting.

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Chicago, ‘L’-inois? It’s been awhile since our last NFL, NBA, NHL or MLB playoff ‘W’

Before 2018 and 2019, the last calendar year to pass without a postseason victory by the Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs or White Sox was 2004. Now we’re in a consecutive-years drought for the first time since the Great Chicago Mire of 1999 through 2001.

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Bulls coach Jim Boylen insists good things are happening, but where?

The Bulls’ 1-4 start seemingly has exposed a lot of deficiencies in their roster, but it all comes down to Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen getting in sync on both ends of the floor, Thaddeus Young says.

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Bulls continue to look soft in fourth quarter in loss to Cavaliers

Year 3 of the rebuild has been filled with problems, none bigger than Lauri Markkanen spending most of the fourth quarter on the bench because of inconsistent play on both ends of the floor.

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Coach Jim Boylen sees Wendell Carter Jr. as key cog in Bulls’ offense

Carter still has to avoid early foul trouble, but he’s checking all the boxes in the Bulls’ new-look offense.

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What’s wrong with Bulls forward Otto Porter? Just looking for ‘mojo’

The veteran said he’s not injured and he’s not concerned about his shot. In Porter’s world it’s about finding his "swag’’ and putting in some good old fashioned hard work on the practice floor.

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Bulls’ loss to Knicks shows Lauri Markkanen and Zach LaVine still having trouble meshing

Former Bull Bobby Portis came back to haunt his old team for 28 points in the Knicks’ win, but one question remains: Where are all the Lauri Markkanen and Zach LaVine moments?

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Bulls still finding pressure points for Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen

The coaching staff and front office had no problem putting pressure on their two best players this offseason, and it won’t be stopping anytime soon. And that’s just fine with LaVine.

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Jim Boylen won’t place a label on Bulls rookie Coby White

In the Bulls’ lone victory, coach Jim Boylen let Coby White just do what he does and be a "baller.’’ The Bulls might need a lot more of that.

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Bulls learn some tough lessons in home-opening blowout loss to Raptors

All those good feelings from the previous night in Memphis were quickly crushed as the defending champions came into town and walked out with a 24-point victory.

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Bulls’ backcourt needs to be prepared to continue sharing the wealth

It has been a crowded situation since training camp started, but the point-guard duties will continue to be handled by committee, Bulls coach Jim Boylen said.

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This You Gotta See: Bears-Chargers, Bulls-Knicks — and the Red Stars play for a title

The Chargers are banged up. Not that it matters a whole lot, but they’re 1-6 in their last seven games against the Bears. Also: They’re not particularly good at football.