Latest Chicago Bulls News

Middleton might have remained out even if Bucks had advanced

May. 16, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton might not have been available for the Eastern Conference finals even if the Milwaukee Bucks had made it that far. The three-time All-Star missed the Bucks’ last 10 games after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee in Game 2 of...

Bucks forward Khris Middleton out at least 2 more games

May. 05, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton will miss at least two more games in the Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Boston Celtics as he recovers from a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Middleton hasn't played since injuring his knee...

Confident Celtics feel ready for challenge of Giannis, Bucks

Apr. 30, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics’ sweep of the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the playoffs underscored one thing about Boston's late-season rise to the top tier of the NBA's Eastern Conference: it was no fluke. Leaning on the defensive brand cultivated under rookie coach Ime Udoka...

Bucks remain mum on Middleton's status for Celtics series

Apr. 29, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer offered no new details Friday on Khris Middleton’s potential availability for the defending champions’ Eastern Conference semifinal matchup with the Boston Celtics. Middleton said a week ago that he hoped to come back...

LaVine open to re-signing with Bulls, exploring free agency

Apr. 29, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Though he didn't rule out re-signing with the Chicago Bulls, Zach LaVine didn't slam the door on joining another team, either. The two-time All-Star played it coy. And with that, the offseason took a dramatic turn in Chicago. LaVine made it clear...

DeRozan, Bulls looking to build on breakthrough season

Apr. 28, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan already had his sights set on next season. The five-time All-Star was looking forward to 4 a.m. workouts in Los Angeles and putting teammates through “hell” when they join him, particularly Patrick Williams. He wants to build on a standout season...

Tougher challenge awaits defending champ Bucks in 2nd round

Apr. 28, 2022 03:24 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a bumpy beginning to their postseason, the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks rediscovered their championship form in plenty of time to dispose of the Chicago Bulls in their opening-round series. They likely won’t make it past the next round unless...

Bucks rout Bulls 116-100 in Game 5, advance to face Celtics

Apr. 27, 2022 23:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks continue to produce in the postseason even without key performers. The Chicago Bulls simply don’t have that kind of depth or playoff savvy. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and nine rebounds and the...

Bulls rule out LaVine, Caruso for Game 5 in Milwaukee

Apr. 27, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Bulls were without guards Zach LaVine and Alex Caruso on Wednesday night as the tried to keep their season alive in Game 5 of the first-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks. LaVine is in the NBA’s health and safety protocols while Caruso is...

Bucks, Warriors return home looking to close out series

Apr. 26, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

The Warriors and Bucks enter Wednesday in need of one more win to wrap up their respective first-round playoff series. Golden State’s Game 4 loss at Denver on Sunday denied it a sweep over a Nuggets team that dropped each of the first three games. Milwaukee has...