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October 3, 2014 Updates

Martin’s on the downside of his career with a really bad contract, not much of a defender and having played indifferently the last few years. There never was even any talk about it other than Minnesota dropping hints he was in demand. The Bulls have done a good job with their cap and still have room this season to sign a shooting guard with the initials R.A. NBA.com

October 2, 2014 Updates

Sam Smith: Kirk Hinrich's wife, Jill, gave birth to twins Sept 12. Now 3 girls and a boy: Kenzie, Kyla, Kinley and Kolton. Kirk on family: "I feel truly blessed to have twins. I'm on top of the world right now, feel like I can't lose. They're doing great." Twitter @SamSmithHoops

When Joakim Noah flew with Bulls brass to Los Angeles to recruit free agent Pau Gasol, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year thought the Bulls had no shot of landing the 7-footer. Why not? Well, have you experienced a Chicago winter? "Because it’s freezing out here," Noah said when asked why he thought the Bulls wouldn't land Gasol. "I think the last time he was here it was that polar, arctic thing. The polar vortex thing going on. It’s brutal. "So when you’re used to the beach every day, to pick the polar vortex says a lot." CSN Chicago

As for Mirotic, he stepped up Wednesday with pretty strong English when meeting media after practice. Though he apologized for his imperfect English, it was better than anyone else’s Spanish, Serbian or Montenegrin. Better than some English we hear around here as well. “It feels good,” Mirotic said about his first days with the Bulls. “For me, different because I played before in Europe. So I don't know really how they work, but I learn every day something new; so they've helped me, teammates. Coaches have helped me. I feel good. So exciting. I'm really hungry to work and be better every day. I like to run, you know, fast break. I like to be very good on defense, to give good energy and my game I like to pick-and-pop, three-point line, to penetrate, to make one more pass. I try to do best for team. Depends on how they want to use me. NBA.com

October 1, 2014 Updates
September 30, 2014 Updates

The swingman made that clear after Tuesday's first practice as the Bulls' front office and Butler's agent, Happy Walters, continue to try to hammer out an extension before the Oct. 31 deadline. "I want to be here," Butler said. "I think the Bulls want me here. So however long it takes, as long as we get it worked out. Basketball is my main focus, not really the contract situation". ESPN.com

Butler is hoping the process doesn't take too long, but he is going to take everything in stride. "I don't really think about it too much," Butler said. "I grew up without money. I think I'll be all right for a couple more days. I just play basketball. That's what I know. And if you play basketball the right way, the contract situation will handle itself." ESPN.com

Derrick Rose enters camp with two questionable knees, rust on his jumper, and some serious distrust from the outside world concerning his durability. His confidence, however? Never shaken. Ever. “It may not be this year, it may not be next year, or whatever, but I know that we have one [in us],’’ said Rose when asked whether the window for a title is closing. “I know I’m going to win a championship soon, so I’m not worried about that.’’ Chicago Sun-Times

September 29, 2014 Updates

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN BULLS HISTORY

Very few doubts with the Top 2, but who comes after Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen?

   

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