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OKLAHOMA CITY | Thunder pick up 5th-year option on Donovan’s contract

OKLAHOMA CITY— The Oklahoma City Thunder have exercised their fifth-year option on coach Billy Donovan’s contract. The team announced the move before Monday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls, which the Thunder won 121-96. Donovan is in his fourth season with the Thunder. He has a 169-106 record with Oklahoma City and has led the … Continue reading OKLAHOMA CITY | Thunder pick up 5th-year option on Donovan’s contract

MEXICO CITY | Popular Bulls visit Mexico amid reports of turmoil

MEXICO CITY— Mexican fans have waited a lifetime for the opportunity to watch their favorite team, the Chicago Bulls, in their homeland. But hardly anyone envisioned that they’d get to see the current version of the team that will face the Orlando Magic on Thursday night amid reports of turmoil in the locker room under … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Popular Bulls visit Mexico amid reports of turmoil

CHICAGO | Chicago Bulls fire coach Fred Hoiberg; Boylen takes over

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls have fired coach Fred Hoiberg with the team stuck near the bottom of the standings. The Bulls promoted associated head coach Jim Boylen to take over. Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson said the move was difficult but was necessary with the Bulls mired at 5-19, with only … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago Bulls fire coach Fred Hoiberg; Boylen takes over

CHICAGO | Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

CHICAGO— Michelle Obama has officially begun her 12-stop tour to promote her new book, “Becoming,” by sitting for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls. The crowd of 14,000 roared as the former first lady stepped onto a stage late Tuesday at the sold-out United Center. The event felt … Continue reading CHICAGO | Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

CHICAGO | Klay Thompson breaks Stephen Curry’s record for 3s in game

CHICAGO  — Klay Thompson has broken teammate Stephen Curry’s NBA record for 3-pointers in a game with his 14th during a brilliant offensive performance by the Golden State Warriors. Thompson set the mark with just under five minutes remaining in the third quarter Monday night against the Chicago Bulls. He was mobbed by teammates as … Continue reading CHICAGO | Klay Thompson breaks Stephen Curry’s record for 3s in game

MANHATTAN, Kan. | Tex Winter, innovative basketball coach, dead at 96

MANHATTAN, Kan.  — Tex Winter, the innovative “Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Winter’s family said he died Wednesday in Manhattan, where he began his coaching career at Kansas State in 1947 and led the Wildcats to … Continue reading MANHATTAN, Kan. | Tex Winter, innovative basketball coach, dead at 96

NEW YORK | MLB, NFL, NBA franchises team up for ‘Rally the Vote’ drive

NEW YORK— Nine sports franchises from Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NFL are teaming up and asking fans to register to vote. The Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings from the NBA, along with MLB’s Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants, and the … Continue reading NEW YORK | MLB, NFL, NBA franchises team up for ‘Rally the Vote’ drive

CHICAGO | Young Bulls upbeat, but there is work to be done

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls like to think they are one of the NBA’s up-and-coming teams, one that could challenge for a playoff berth next season. They also admit there are many more boxes to check off first. Led by forward Lauri Markkanen, the Bulls return a slew of young talent but the team … Continue reading CHICAGO | Young Bulls upbeat, but there is work to be done

Mirotic, Portis lead way, Bulls blow out Celtics 108-85

CHICAGO /December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis are starting to draw attention for their play together instead of their fight with each other. Mirotic scored 24 points, Portis added a career-high 23 and the Chicago Bulls blew out Boston 108-85 on Monday night with Celtics star Kyrie Irving sidelined because of … Continue reading Mirotic, Portis lead way, Bulls blow out Celtics 108-85

Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb

CHICAGO (AP)(STL.News) — Rajon Rondo is out indefinitely with a broken right thumb, just when everything seemed to be going well for the Chicago Bulls. The team announced the injury on Friday, hours before the Bulls host the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Chicago won the first two games in … Continue reading Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb