Jimmy Butler, not Derrick Rose

For several seasons, Chicago Bulls fans have had their hopes and aspirations shattered by the repetitive injuries of Derrick Rose. While fans have entrusted Rose as their leader and their future, Rose can’t do his part and stay healthy. After winning the Most Valuable Player award in 2010, it looked like Chicago was going to be a menacing force…

Is It Money on Derrick Rose’s Mind or Winning?

It was less than five years ago when Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose stepped up to the podium to accept his first-ever MVP trophy. He graciously accepted the award, saying “I remember coming into training camp, saying that I wanted to be MVP. I wasn’t trying to be cocky at all. I knew that…

Derrick Rose: The Vegas Conundrum

Between a rock and a hard place is where Derrick Rose finds himself as he tries decide if he should attend the USA Basketball mini-camp in Las Vegas, Aug 11-13. The mini-camp will have the best young players in the NBA, all vying for a spot on the Olympic team. Consisting of non-contact workouts and…

The Chicago Bulls Do-Nothing Summer

The Chicago Bulls summer activity consisted of paying millions to Jimmy Butler, re-upping Aaron Brooks and Mike Dunleavey, firing a coach of the year, hiring a coach who has never done anything in the NBA besides be a role player to Kevin Garnett, and saying they accomplished something. The Bulls did nothing to improve their…