It’s an hour or so before game time, and I’m up in the nosebleed section, waiting for my beloved Bulls to start playing, and wondering what, oh what, to write about for the Best of Chicago issue. And all of a sudden it hits me—right there in front of my face. Up on the huge, […]
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Also, the chairman of USA Basketball thinks the 2016 Olympic bid may have been rigged against Chicago.
Deathless memories of Jordan’s team help us cope with Chicago basketball’s dysfunctional present.
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A 50-year history of the Bulls’ big egos, bad draft picks, blown knees, and heartbreaking losses
Norm Van Lier
The current Bulls have trouble standing up against the Jordan Bulls, but is that truly nostalgia?
A Chicago man teaching English in the Japanese city of Sendai – one of the cities hit worst by the tsunami – has been missing since the disaster struck. (Tribune) There are big plans for West Lakeview – but do a public walkway under the el and a traffic circle at Belmont/Lincoln/Ashland make any sense […]
Tex Winter first developed his triangle offense decades ago, but it went nowhere until he got the Bulls to adopt it, after Phil Jackson became head coach. It’s an unorthodox approach to offensive basketball, to be sure, but it’s not like the wishbone or the veer or the run-and-shoot in football–grand schemes that dramatically alter […]