Chicago Bulls: birthday

MJ Turns 50: Jordan's Chicago footprints

February, 7, 2013
2/07/13
12:30
PM CT
By Staff
ESPNChicago.com
Michael JordanAP Photo/John SwartFrom his arrival at O'Hare in 1984 to his pick-up games in Chicago, we celebrate MJ's legacy.
To celebrate the legacy of Michael Jordan, who turns 50 on Feb. 17, ESPN Chicago revisits MJ's Chicago footprints.

Take a look back through vignettes written by some of the best writers in the business. From his arrival at O'Hare through his skirmishes at practice and his post-career pick-up games in Chicago, we look at MJ behind the curtain.

Click here to trace his footprints.

Rank 'em: Jordan's Top 10 moments

February, 4, 2013
2/04/13
11:14
AM CT
By Staff
ESPNChicago.com
Michael JordanAndrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty ImagesVote on the Top 10 plays in the career of Michael Jordan, who turns 50 on Feb. 17.
To celebrate Michael Jordan's 50th birthday on Feb. 17, "SportsCenter" has put together 50 of MJ's greatest moments. From "The Flu Game" to "The Shrug," "SportsCenter" ranks Nos. 11-50, but we want you to rank the top 10!

Watch the 10 a.m. (ET) "SportsCenter" on Feb. 17 to see the debut of the full list of Michael Jordan's Top 50 greatest moments.

And watch "SportsCenter" for daily vignettes and other features celebrating MJ at 50.

Vote here!

Bulls rookies sing for Rose's birthday

October, 4, 2012
10/04/12
3:36
PM CT
Rogers By Jesse Rogers
ESPNChicago.com
Archive
DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Other than wishing him good health, most Chicago Bulls players were stumped when asked what they would get Derrick Rose for his 24th birthday, which the star guard celebrated on Thursday.

[+] EnlargeDerrick Rose
David Banks/US PresswireBulls rookies sang for Derrick Rose on his 24th birthday at the Berto Center on Thursday.
“I made the rookies sing,” Kirk Hinrich joked after practice. “I hope that’s enough.”

After the basketballs were picked up at the end of practice “Happy Birthday” could be heard throughout the Berto Center. But just a few minutes later Rose was back rehabbing, unavailable to discuss his big day.

“We should make him go (rehab) twice,” coach Tom Thibodeau said of a birthday gift.

Rose isn’t going home completely empty-handed though.

“I got him an iPhone already,” new Bull Nate Robinson said. “The iPhone 5.”

(Read full post)

SPONSORED HEADLINES

TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Jimmy Butler
PTS AST STL MIN
21.9 3.3 1.6 39.9
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsP. Gasol 11.7
AssistsD. Rose 5.1
StealsJ. Butler 1.6
BlocksP. Gasol 2.0