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The rise, fall and resurrection of Derrick Rose

The rise, fall and resurrection of Derrick Rose

April 14, 2020

It may be difficult to believe now, but when the Chicago Bulls drafted Derrick Rose with the first overall...

Evaluating GarPax’s draft history

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Chicago Bulls’ fans have been lobbying for general manager Gar Forman and Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson, collectively known as GarPax, to be relieved of their duties for the last half decade. The two have earned a reputation as overly prudent overseers whose pride alienates top talent. However, despite Ga...

Is Coby White the real deal?

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

A collective groan resonated throughout Chicago after three teams leapfrogged the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA Draft order. The Bulls, in desperate need of help at the point guard position, finished 2018-19 with the fourth worst record in the NBA. They entered the draft lottery with a 12.5% chance of landing the first pick in th...

Chance the Rapper, among other celebrities, have stepped up to help fund CPS for the sake of the students - a moral obligation that’s been seemingly forgotten by our state legislators.

It’s time for legislators to do their job

March 15, 2017

Chance the Rapper is not a hero. He’s a man who saw a need and did what he could. Earlier this mon...

Once the hometown hero, now his hometown’s memory. Where does Rose go from here?

Derrick Rose: Chicago’s very own

January 25, 2017

By the year 2011, the Chicago Bulls announcer shouting “from Chicago!” had become an utterance that wa...

Rose-less Bulls seek identity in 16-17’ season

Rose-less Bulls seek identity in 16-17’ season

October 26, 2016

This off-season has been bittersweet for Chicago Bulls fans. Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah are settli...

Which Way is Up?

Which Way is Up?

June 21, 2016

There’s no way but up from here. The Chicago Bulls were on the outside looking in at the end of the re...

Bulls Inconsistency

Bulls Inconsistency

February 2, 2016

There is a term in basketball, “a trap game,” which alludes to a game in which a team mentally p...

Derrick Rose

What’s the Matter With Derrick Rose?

April 23, 2013

  Almost a year ago, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose suffered a torn left ACL during the first round of the 2012 NBA playoffs. Pending a success...

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