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Bulls Tie For Best Record

Bulls Tie For Best Record

The Bulls beat the New York Knicks Tuesday night 103-90, with that win Chicago now shares the best record in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs. Who ever would hold the best record would be granted home court through out the playoffs. “That’s something special. It’s definitely something that we want, but we have to look at the bigger picture. For us it’s all about improvement and just focusing on the next opponent and the results will take care of themselves,” Joakim Noah said.

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Bulls lock up first seed

Bulls lock up first seed

Friday night in Cleveland the Chicago Bulls clinched the first seed to the NBA Playoffs. They beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 93-82 in front of a lot of Bulls fans in Ohio. “It’s good to be the No. 1 seed, but at the end of the day we understand that there is a bigger picture,” center Joakim Noah said. “We’re staying focused. It’s definitely an achievement and we’re excited about it.”

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Bulls Grease Pistons In Detroit

Bulls Grease Pistons In Detroit

Joakim Noah is still day to day with his ankle sprain but that didn’t stop the Bulls from taking on the Pistons in Detroit winning by a score of 101-96 Friday night. “My ankle is really swollen and painful,” Noah said. “I tried to warm up (Wednesday) and I couldn’t cut or anything like that. I’m trying to take it day-by-day.”

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Grizzlies Scare But Bulls Win

Grizzlies Scare But Bulls Win

Friday nights game felt like the playoffs, both teams came out to win but the Bulls really wanted that 14th straight victory at home. Chicago is 32-4 at the United Center this year. With the playoffs in the air, you could feel the intensity. You could cut it with a knife, thankfully there were no knives, with 5 technical fouls being called in the game that could have gotten messy. “Both teams were scrapping,diving on the floor.” – Chicago’s Kyle Korver said after the game in the locker room.

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The Bulls Upset Atlanta

The Bulls Upset Atlanta

Chicago didn’t want a repeat of the last time they were in Atlanta, the Hawks upset the Bulls who had a 19 point lead only to give the game away. “What happened the last time we were here was definitely on our mind. We knew once we got the lead that we couldn’t let that happen again.”

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Bulls checkmate Kings

Bulls checkmate Kings

Bulls gets Carlos Boozer back from ankle injury, Chicago gets 13th straight home win. C Booze on how it was coming back from his latest injury. “It felt great,” … “I was happy with how strong it was through the course of the game. I was also happy to get a lot of rest in the 4th quarter.”

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You can’t win ’em all

You can’t win ’em all

Pacers snap Bulls 8 game win streak in overtime in Indiana Friday night. Derrick Rose puts on another MVP performance, with his career high 42 points and a strong comeback, Chicago takes game into overtime and loose 115-108. “That’s a team we could possibly see in the playoffs. I can’t wait to play them again.”- Chicago’s Derrick Rose

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Bulls stay mean in green against Nets

Bulls stay mean in green against Nets

Bulls luck continues on the road against the New Jersey Nets. Even with the win, the Bulls will still not be happy until they are the Champs this season. “We’re still far away. We’re still not a 48-minute team.” Modest Bulls player Derrick Rose added after the win over the Nets.

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Bulls show off for Pippen and Grant

Bulls show off for Pippen and Grant

The Bulls got some redemption Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks winning in Chicago 94-76. Former Bulls Scottie Pippen and Horace Grant were sitting court side for the game one night before the 90-91 team will get together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first Championship.

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Bulls shaky start strong finish

Bulls shaky start strong finish

With the win on Monday night the Bulls have now won nine games in a row at home. “The city is excited about this team, and it should be. This is a great building to play in. This is the best part about playing in Chicago, just being able to play at the United Center. Not a lot of arenas in the NBA have that kind of mystique.” Bulls center Joakim Noah, The Bulls havent done this since the 97-98 season, that was the last team that brought a Championship to Chicago.

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