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10hKevin Pelton

Updated RPM projections: Bulls

Statistical projections give the Bulls a much better chance at not being terrible than conventional wisdom. But even the metrics have Chicago as the East's second-worst team.

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NBA Power Rankings: Where do Bulls debut?

Now that Taj Gibson is on the Timberwolves, the Bulls don't have any players left from the 2010-11 team that reached the Eastern Conference finals. A rough season figures to be ahead for Chicago.

Markkanen shows off range (0:22)
Nwaba goes backdoor for score (0:15)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Noticeable early that Bulls are trying to push pace and finally find a rhythm offensively. Bulls don't have a lot of talent, but they may finally be able to play in the style Fred Hoiberg has always wanted since he came to Chicago.

Arcidiacono threads the needle (0:20)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg says Paul Zipser will not play tonight vs. Raptors. Zipser has a back issue. Hoiberg is hopeful he'll be ready for opening night.

Stephen A: MJ three-peated before he formed superteam (1:53)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg says Zach LaVine is starting to do more in practice. Bulls hopeful that he'll be cleared for contact by mid November.

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4dSN Staff

Vote: Which NBA rookie are you most excited about?

The 2017-18 rookie class is filled with dynamic players with unique skill sets. Which of them are you most intrigued to watch this season? And who will win Rookie of the Year?

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5dIan Begley

Jordan: Superteams mean 28 'garbage' teams

Hornets owner Michael Jordan thinks having one or two "superteams" is a detriment to the NBA because the other 28 teams "are going to be garbage."

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6dKevin Pelton

Zach LaVine among most likely rookie extension candidates

The Bulls believed in LaVine's future enough to make him a key part of the package they got for Jimmy Butler, so it's possible they're still willing to sign him to an extension despite his ACL injury.

LeBron and the Cavs fall to Bulls (1:02)
Markkanen showcases his potential vs Cavs (0:22)
Holiday shines in win over Cavs (0:48)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue says that Iman Shumpert is returning tonight and will play against the Chicago Bulls after spraining his left foot last week. He was originally scheduled to be out 7-10 days. "The bionic man," Lue said.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

As he prepares to play his former team in the Chicago Bulls for the first time as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Derrick Rose has no hard feelings about how things ended with the Bulls. "It's no bad blood with Chicago at all," Rose said. "Like, I understand the business side. It's a business before anything. I understood that."

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7dDave McMenamin

Rose: 'I tried to recruit' LeBron, Wade in 2010

Derrick Rose, now teammates with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in Cleveland, said he did in fact try to recruit the duo to Chicago when they were free agents in 2010.

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8dZach Lowe

Rating NBA tiers: The lottery East

We might be one injury in Charlotte, Philly or Detroit from one of these teams accidentally making the playoffs. Just fold the Eastern Conference into the G League at that point.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.923rd
Rebounds Per Game46.33rd
Assists Per Game22.614th
Points Allowed102.46th

Team History


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