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Blog a Bull Mar 1, 2021
Bulls vs. Nuggets final score: Too much Nikola Jokic in 118-112 loss

Bulls vs. Nuggets final score: Too much Nikola Jokic in 118-112 loss

Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports another MVP effort by a dominant big against the Bulls Bulls executive vice president of basketball operations Arturas Karnisovas talked to reporters for the first time in the regular season ahead of Monday’s showdown against his former team, the Nuggets. Karnisovas addressed the upcoming trade deadline, Zach Lavine, Lauri Markkanen and Billy Donovan, among other things, and then he settled in to watch his new team play another competitive game against a Western Conference playoff contender. Unfortunately, the Bulls once again fell short,...
Pippen Ain't Easy Feb 27, 2021

Chicago Bulls: Lauri Markkanen remains ‘important’ to the core

Once the All-Star Break has concluded, what looks to be about the most important topic around the NBA landscape will be the looming March 25 trade deadline. With the trade deadline now a little less than one full month away, the Chicago Bulls and first-year executive vice president of basketball operations Arturas Karnisovas and general […] Chicago Bulls: Lauri Markkanen remains ‘important’ to the core - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pippen Ain't Easy Feb 24, 2021

Chicago Bulls: Lauri Markkanen not likely to return before All-Star Break

It is not looking good at the moment as far as the chances are concerned for the Chicago Bulls fourth-year power forward Lauri Markkanen to return from his shoulder injury in the very near future. Having only played in 14 games so far this season (all of which he’s started in), Markkanen hasn’t played a […] Chicago Bulls: Lauri Markkanen not likely to return before All-Star Break - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pippen Ain't Easy Feb 15, 2021

Chicago Bulls: Matchup against Sabonis is Key vs. Pacers

With Lauri Markkanen and Wendell Carter Jr. both out due to injury, the Chicago Bulls are left extremely thin in the frontcourt. This spells trouble for Monday night’s matchup against Domantas Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers. Since they lost Markkanen, the Bulls have given up 51.5 points in the paint compared to the 47.8 points in […] Chicago Bulls: Matchup against Sabonis is Key vs. Pacers - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blog a Bull Feb 10, 2021
Cash Considerations Podcast: The Bulls are hurting and Twitter Q&A

Cash Considerations Podcast: The Bulls are hurting and Twitter Q&A

things aren’t looking so hot right now The Bulls are in a tough spot with Lauri Markkanen, Wendell Carter Jr., Otto Porter Jr. and Chandler Hutchison all unavailable. The loss to the Wizards was reminiscent of ugly games of past years, and it might be time to start focusing on the bigger picture. Jason and Ricky touch on a number of those big-picture questions in a Twitter Q&A. Cash Considerations is part of the Blue Wire sports podcasting network. The pod can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play.
Blog a Bull Feb 8, 2021
Bulls vs. Wizards final score: Chicago suffers awful 105-101 loss after Zach LaVine misses late layup

Bulls vs. Wizards final score: Chicago suffers awful 105-101 loss after Zach LaVine misses late layup

Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via epic loss Monday was a brutal day for your Chicago Bulls. Lauri Markkanen is out two to four weeks with his shoulder injury. Nobody knows when Otto Porter Jr. will be back from his back injury. Chandler Hutchison isn’t playing due to “personal reasons,” and it’s unclear when he’ll be available again. To cap it all off, the Bulls suffered arguably their worst loss of the season in a 105-101 defeat to the lowly Wizards, who were playing without Russell Westbrook for rest purposes. As bad as the Bulls were, they were still playing...
ClutchPoints Feb 8, 2021
Lauri Markkanen out up to a month with shoulder injury

Lauri Markkanen out up to a month with shoulder injury

The Chicago Bulls have more injury issues in the frontcourt. Wendell Carter Jr. is already on the shelf due to a severe right quad contusion. Now, forward Lauri Markkanen will miss an extended period of time. The Bulls announced Monday that Markkanen will be out 2-to-4 weeks with a sprained AC joint in his right […] The post Lauri Markkanen out up to a month with shoulder injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blog a Bull Feb 6, 2021
Lauri Markkanen leaves Bulls’ 123-119 loss to Magic with shoulder injury

Lauri Markkanen leaves Bulls’ 123-119 loss to Magic with shoulder injury

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports it was a bad night It was another rough night for Lauri Markkanen on Friday after his dud against the Knicks on Wednesday. The Bulls big man suffered a right shoulder sprain in the first quarter of a disappointing 123-119 loss to the Magic, and while he initially tried to play through it, he ultimately left the game for good early in the third quarter. Markkanen got hurt when he banged his shoulder on a drive against Gary Clark midway through that opening frame. The youngster finished an and-1 on the play, but he was noticeably in pain...
ClutchPoints Feb 5, 2021
Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen leaves game with shoulder sprain

Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen leaves game with shoulder sprain

The Chicago Bulls were forced to finish the rest of their game on Friday night against the Orlando Magic without power forward Lauri Markkanen who left the contest with a shoulder sprain. Bulls PR says Markkanen will NOT return with a right shoulder sprain — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) February 6, 2021 Markkanen only played 17 […] The post Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen leaves game with shoulder sprain appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blog a Bull Feb 5, 2021
Three things we learned about the Chicago Bulls this week

Three things we learned about the Chicago Bulls this week

Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via an informative set of back to back games they’ve played against the Knicks It’s been an up and down week thus far for the Chicago Bulls as they split the two-game series with the Knicks. They rebounded after a gut punching loss to the Portland Trail Blazers at home last weekend to notch a win on Monday, 110-102, mostly thanks to a big scoring night from Lauri Markkanen. He hit six three-pointers and scored 30 points while Zach LaVine pitched in with 21 points of his own. However, things didn’t go as smoothly on Wednesday as despite a...

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