Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau embrace after winning the gold medal with Team USA

Goodbye Jimmy Butler, Hello Irrelevance

In the span of five minutes last night, the Bulls went from being mediocre to completely irrelevant.  In case you’ve … More

LeBron James Is Still Chasing The Ghost

“My motivation is this ghost I’m chasing. The ghost played in Chicago.”
LeBron James just did something that no one has ever done in the NBA Finals: Averaged a triple-double.  It’s another accomplishment and benchmark for his legacy that feels somewhat empty.  For the fifth time in his career, LeBron is going home without a ring.  How can we reasonably argue that he’s greater than Michael Jordan?

Derrick Rose tearing his ACL in the 2012 Playoffs against the 76ers

Five Years Ago, The Derrick Rose Era Was Derailed

I still remember sitting in my recliner.  The Bulls had an early tip and I settled in to enjoy the … More

Jimmy Butler and Fred Hoiberg

The Difficult Decision The Bulls Face With Jimmy Butler

I’ve fancied myself a “Butlermaniac” since day one.  Nobody has ever shown more blind optimism and enthusiasm about Jimmy Butler … More

Michael Jordan hits a final shot to win his sixth NBA Championship

Michael Jordan Drags The Bulls To Ring Number Six

  (Originally published 8/28/14 on The Bulls Charge) The above image is an iconic one in NBA history: Michael Jordan … More