Final L 99 - 101
Down stretch against Wizards, weakness of clutch offensive weapons glaringWith the game and perhaps the Bulls' season on the line against the Wizards on Tuesday night at the United Center, guard Kirk Hinrich took the ball to the basket on the final possession of a 101-99 overtime loss.
Northwest Herald 2 hours ago
CHICAGO – Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago 2 hours ago
CHICAGO -- D.J. Augustin was rolling. With 8:08 left in regulation, the diminutive point guard knocked down a 21-foot jump shot that gave him 25 points on the night. The jumper gave the Bulls an eight-point lead and they appeared to be on their way to evening up...
Chicago Tribune 2 hours ago
It was about 15-6, Wizards, when TNT analyst and future Knicks coach Steve Kerr pointed out that the Bulls reached their ceiling during the regular season and didn't have much more to go on when it comes to the playoffs.
Kirk Hinrich's two missed free throws with only seconds remaining on Tuesday night helped Washington escape with a 101-99 win over Chicago in Game 2. Watch here.
CSN Washington 4 hours ago
Bradley Beal and Kirk Hinrich both received technical fouls after getting tangled up in the second quarter of Game 2. Watch it here.
The Point Forward | SI.com 5 hours ago
Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich and Wizards guard Bradley Beal received technical fouls for scrapping during Game 2 at the United Center on Tuesday.
D.J. Augustin grew up watching Andre Miller play in the NBA; the Wizards guard was drafted when the Bulls backup was 11. It would be tempting, too, to say that Augustin did plenty of Miller watching Sunday, when “The Professor” scored eight points in the fourth quarter of the Wizards’ Game 1 victory. As the series with the Wizards continues, it’s fair to wonder if Washington’s guards — be they Miller or, more likely, starters John Wall and Bradley Beal...
Nick Friedell / Chicago Bulls Blog | ESPN Chicago 15 hours ago
CHICAGO -- D.J. Augustin knows how important Game 2 against the Washington Wizards is for the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night. After falling into a 1-0 hole, Augustin is hopeful that his team will be able to turn things around. "Definitely a must win," he said after Tuesday's shootaround. "We're not...
K.c. Johnson / Chicago Tribune 14 hours ago
D.J. Augustin called Tuesday's Game 2 against the Wizards "definitely a must-win." But coach Tom Thibodeau doesn't play into such media angles.
Backup big man Taj Gibson smiled at the possibility he would bring the Bulls their second individual honor this month. And then he explained why he probably won’t win the Sixth Man of the Year award when it’s announced in the next 10 days or so. Center Joakim Noah was named defensive player of the year Monday. “It would be great,” Gibson said Tuesday before Game 2 against the Wizards. “I don’t even think I’m going to win it, to tell you the truth.”...
Rotoworld 3 hours ago
Joakim Noah hit 8-of-14 shots for 20 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and two blocks on Tuesday, but the Bulls fell 101-99 in overtime to fall into an 0-2 hole against the young Wizards.
Dan Steinberg, LaVar Arrington and Jason Reid joined Jonathan Forsythe on Post Sports Live to discuss the Wizard-Bulls playoff series and preview Game 3 in Washington, debate whether Nationals manager Matt Williams was right to bench Bryce Harper for not hustling on a routine groundout, and discuss why Capitals owner Ted Leonsis is waiting to make a move in the team’s management after a disappointing season. Read full article >>
First, Bradley Beal dissed our pizza. Then he hit Chicagoans where it really hurt: the basketball court. One day after the Wizards guard went to Giordano’s and ate the thin crust — He said the “fat pie” piece would keep him in the bathroom for “hours” — Beal all but buried the Bulls’ season. He scored 26 points in the Wizards’ 101-99 overtime win at United Center on Tuesday night, willing his team to, if not a win, then a five-minute extension of...