Basketball

  • Bucks vs Clippers Final Score: Bucks Breeze Past Clippers, 112-101

    Greg Monroe and his 24 points off the bench are instrumental in a big victory for Milwaukee

    Remember that sleepwalking disaster against Denver on Wednesday? Of course you do. Somehow the Bucks rebounded with a 112-101 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers (yes, the Clippers) in a performance many didn’t see coming. Basketball is a weird sport and the Bucks are a weird team, but that’s why we love them.

  • Bucks vs. Bulls Final Score: Milwaukee Buries the Bulls with Strong Second Half, 116-96

    Giannis and Jabari show up their southern rivals again with 62 combined points

    So maybe it wasn’t a trouncing till the fourth quarter, but the Bucks eventually laid their third smackdown on the Chicago Bulls this season, 116-96. A near even first half split wide open in the second, as the Bucks’ terrific tandem twisted their way through Bulls’ defenders time and again.

  • Bucks vs. Rockets Final Score: Milwaukee Shimmies to Offensive Outburst in win, 127-114

    Giannis and Jabari combine for 59 as Milwaukee shoots 59% for the game

    A perplexing Bucks season only added to its confusing legacy tonight, snapping a five-game losing streak with an offensive explosion in a 127-114 against Houston. Milwaukee shook up its starting lineup, inserting Miles Plumlee for John Henson, giving Plumlee his first start since November 25th against the Raptors.

  • Bucks vs. Wizards Recap: Giannis scores career-high 39 in dominating win, 123-96

    Milwaukee dominates all facets of the game in a career night for Giannis Antetokounmpo

    You know what's exciting? Winning a close game. You know what's also exciting? Obliterating an opponent, and the Bucks did just that against the Wizards in a 123-96 destructive performance.

  • Bull Squad is Red Bull Reign king

    THE Bull Squad squared off against seven other fellow finalists and emerged champion of the Red Bull Reign Finals at the Nagtahan Bridge Court, Pasig River, in Manila.

    The team also got the chance to represent the Philippines at the Red Bull Reign World Finals, the brand’s signature 3x3 basketball tournament that pits hopefuls against one another in a high-endurance, offensive-driven battle.

  • Bulls GM on Dwyane Wade buyout: ‘We have to do what's in our best interest’

    Wade is scheduled to make $23.8 million from the Bulls next season. If he wants to play in Cleveland, he’ll have to leave some cash on the table.

    Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls could reach a buyout agreement that would allow the three-time NBA champion to pursue a fourth ring at the end of his Hall of Fame career. But don’t get it twisted: If Chicago buys him out, it’ll have to be in their best interest.

  • Bulls offseason grades are in, and it’s ‘F’s all around

    The Bulls had an offseason that was awful in execution and will set the franchise back for years, compounded in awfulness in that the same guys who made these calls will keep getting chances to make things worse. You could be charitable in giving credit for at least the design of the offseason being not-awful, that is if you’re a ‘PATH’ sympathizer and not really thinking about said path’s, well, path.

  • Bulls vs. Bucks final score: Chicago falls in preseason opener 93-91.

    Tonight’s preseason opener against the Milwaukee Bucks was exactly that in the truest sense. It was ugly, and pretty unwatchable. But to fair that was expected.

    Everything in this game should be taken with a LARGE grain of salt.

  • Bulls vs. Cavaliers final score: Another LeBron-beating win for the Bulls

    Domination inside and clutch finish extends Bulls dominance over (regular season) LeBron teams

    The Bulls have made a lot of changes over the past two seasons, but one thing that appears constant is a supernatural ability to play LeBron James well at home on National TV.

    Yes, it was another King-vexing performance by the Bulls, as they held off the Cavs 111-115. This was the Cavaliers second game in as many nights, finishing a stretch of 6 game in 10 days. But they also had lost two straight coming into tonight and so you’d figure they’d play desperately...eh, maybe LeBron just wants the learning experiences for this repeat try. More people looking for his subtweets, that’s just good branding.

  • Bulls vs. Cavaliers final score: Another win over LeBron, 106-94

    Jimmy Butler scored 14 in the 4th quarter and led the Bulls to another win over LeBron in the regular season.

    Jimmy Butler struggled mightily in this game but upped his game in the 4th quarter. Luckily for him, his teammates picked up him before then, as the Chicago Bulls won another regular season game against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-94. Though James played after being questionable with the flu, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, and JR Smith were all out for the Cavs.

  • Bulls vs. Celtics Game 2 recap: Chicago runs away in 2nd half to take stunning 2-0 lead

    Rajon Rondo set the tone early, and the Bulls pulled away in the second half to grab control of the series

    After losing Game 1 on an emotional night in Boston, I figured the Celtics would come out fast in Tuesday’s Game 2. That happened as Boston jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead, but the Bulls quickly turned things around and then ran away from the Celtics in the second half to earn a 111-97 victory to take a stunning 2-0 series lead heading to Chicago.

  • Bulls vs. Celtics Recap: Jimmy Butler Wins the Game with Two Final-Second Freethrows as Chicago Tops Boston 104-103

    After a welcome-home win against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday, Chicago closed out the pre-All Star break NBA season with a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics. The game featured a battle between two of the East’s biggest stars that went down to the wire, and the call that decided the game is one that will spark quite a bit of controversey for those wary of “Star calls” and NBA officiating in the closing seconds of games.

  • Bulls vs. Grizzlies Recap: Doug McDermott Scores a Career-High 31 Points as Chicago Grinds Out Memphis 108-104

    Jimmy Butler also came up clutch in the final minute (AGAIN).

    Any discussion of Doug McDermott not yet being over his concussion might finally be over after this evening.

    Shooty McNickname, Der McDougmott, Ray, whatever you may call him, had a career night tonight as the Chicago Bulls went into Tennessee on the second night of a back-to-back and took down a tough Memphis Grizzlies team 108-104. The win pushed the Bulls back up to .500 and featured a thrilling fourth quarter that saw several lead changes but ultimately favored the Bulls thanks once again to some late-game hero ball from Jimmy Butler.

  • Bulls vs. Hawks final score: Chicago earns first win in ugly fashion

    Something resembling a basketball game was played at the United Center, and the Bulls got their first win.

    The Bulls and Hawks got together for a good ol’ fashioned tank-off at the United Center on Thursday night, and it went just how you’d expect a game to go between two awful teams missing key players.

  • Bulls vs. Heat recap: Wade leads Bulls to exciting win against his old friends

    Miami kept it interesting, but the Bulls outmatched them

    After a nerve-filled win in his first trip back to Miami this season, Dwyane Wade led the Bulls to a 105-100 victory in his first career home game against the Heat. He finished with 28 points (on 11 of 24 shooting), three rebounds, three assists, and two blocks in another tightly contested matchup with his former franchise.

  • Bulls vs. Kings final score: Chicago sneaks away with controversial win

    An awful foul call against DeMarcus Cousins aided Bulls in victory

    The Bulls and Kings played something that resembled a basketball game on Saturday night at the United Center, and Chicago snuck away with a 102-99 victory that was aided by some poor officiating.

  • Bulls vs. Magic final score: Enough to win after Orlando throws ball away all game

    Back in that playoff race!

    Dwyane Wade started the game 0-6, but subsequently went 9-17 to finish with 21 points. He also, pretty incredibly, had 7 steals, and I say incredible because he was doing the usual low-effort Wade thing. But he did hit a few of those turnaround midrange shots of faded hall-of-fame-shooting-guard past. Wade led the Bulls in scoring as they pulled away from the Orlando Magic late to win 100-92.

  • Bulls vs. Nets final score: Jimmy Butler saves Chicago from embarrassing loss

    Butler’s buzzer-beater caps off late Bulls run

    The Bulls really had no business beating the lowly Nets at home thanks to a miserable performance throughout most of Wednesday night’s game, but a superhuman effort by Jimmy Butler and a timely Brooklyn collapse resulted in a 101-99 victory.

  • Bulls vs. Pelicans final score: Jimmy Butler dominant again in 117-110 victory

    Butler scored 39 as the Bulls’ winning streak hits four games

    Jimmy Butler played nearly an entire game of dominant basketball in the Bulls’ come-from-behind victory over the Hawks on Saturday, so you could’ve excused him for being a little tired against the Pelicans on Sunday. Instead, Butler came out and delivered another superstar performance as the Bulls won 117-110 to earn their fourth straight victory and solidify their place in the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

  • Bulls vs. Pistons final score: Bulls rebound with absolute destruction of Pistons

    remarkable 1st half after 3 straight bad losses

    Fred Hoiberg might as well update his pop culture references to something merely 10 years old.

    There’s a ship sinking in the Eastern Conference playoff race, but it’s not in Chicago. Both them and the Pistons came into Monday night in desperate circumstances, but it was only the Bulls who played desperately, riding an insane first half performance to a 113-82 victory.