The Bulls' new practice facility is really nice. And for those of us without cars, a hell of a lot easier to get to than the Berto Center.
Best way to sum up Bulls' media day: Confident. The players weren't cocky -- they just believe they can win this year.
Taj Gibson said Thibodeau pushed him to play for USA Basketball in World Cup when others dropped out but Gibson wanted to focus on Bulls.
Pau Gasol says the roster's mix of young players and veterans played a big part in his decision to sign with the Bulls.
Joakim Noah on Pau Gasol coming to Bulls: "He picked the cold. We can laugh about it but it's true...says something about his character."
Noah says he thought Bulls had "no shot" to land Gasol. Respects Pau for wanting to win and doing so in the cold weather.
Noah says Bulls clearly have considerable talent but comes down to working together.
Rose calls Bulls depth dangerous as far as being impressive and effective.
Rose says Bulls have a lot of threats on team. Sees himself in a lot of catch and shoot with Pau
Rose says I'm back with Bulls now and I know we have a bright future.
Rose says "I know I'm going to win a championship soon" in question of how long Bulls group has together.
Rose said in talking to Pau this summer Rose felt the Bulls were Pau's first choice.
No one mentioning it yet. But Bulls are defending preseason champions with undefeated 2013 preseason.
Thibs declares "Miami hasn't skipped a beat" with addition of Luol Deng. Bulls hoping to be playoff team.
Thibs says he expects Rose to play without restrictions. Says Bulls will monitor how he's feeling, but says he needs to play through rust.
Gar acknowledges that Bulls have had conversations with Jimmy Butler's reps about an extension. Will continue to talk before season.
Gar Forman says the Bulls have had conversations with Jimmy Butler's reps about an extension and will continue to do so.
Gar Forman said Bulls' offseason goals were to improve skill and shooting, depth and have DRose healthy. Called offseason success.
Serge Ibaka says he and Pau Gasol talked about him picking the Bulls over the Thunder - said conversations were "personal"
Heading out to the brand-new Advocate Center for Bulls media day. I'll have updates on here all afternoon.
A week from tonight the Bulls first pre season game and a month from tonight the NBA opener as the Bulls play at MSG against the Knicks.
4 weeks after school started, our 3rd- and 1st-graders mocked me at breakfast for Bulls camp opening and back to work. Payback is a . . .
The Knicks open the 2014-15 regular season exactly one month from today (October 29th) when the host the Chicago Bulls.
The Bulls were not good at offense last season. http://t.co/yqi4z12EAd
Hey, All is not lost....The Bulls open camp Tuesday.
Anything you guys want to hear about at Bulls media day on Monday besides the obvious stuff (Rose, Pau, Butler's contract status)?
Stopped on the street by a listener " Swirsk, big Bulls fan..can they beat the Cavs?" 2nd question," What's up with Michigan?" Yes and ugh
With Phil's playoff pick, Knicks should be better, but hard to imagine who drops: Cavs, Bulls, Heat, Hornets, Wiz, Nets, Pacers, Hawks, Raps