Play
GM: Thibodeau decision about culture (2:40)
Play
Bulls fire Tom Thibodeau (2:24)
Play
Thibodeau era over in Chicago (2:13)
Play
Daugherty: Firing Thibodeau a mistake (2:32)
Play2:24
1dKevin Pelton

Pelton: The Tom Thibodeau paradox

Tom Thibodeau's defensive success shouldn't be underestimated. But can defense-first coaches win in the playoffs?

Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Getty Images
2dMarc Stein

Sources: Bulls mull whether to fire Thibodeau

Sources say the Bulls are giving increasing consideration to firing coach Tom Thibodeau and absorbing the corresponding financial hit.

3dESPN Stats & Information

Chicago Bulls' Salary: By the Numbers

The Chicago Bulls 29th of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.

Play
Jimmy Butler Joins SportsNation (1:13)
Play
Sounds of the game (1:56)
David Richard/USA TODAY Sports
8dNick Friedell

Will the Derrick Rose of old return?

Derrick Rose is optimistic about his health after playing throughout this past postseason and says he's ready to push his body harder than ever.

Play
'Go Big or Go Home' (1:14)
Play1:15
9d

Defensive sweep: 1st team All-D all from West

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard followed up his first Defensive Player of the Year Award with his first appearance on the NBA's All-Defensive First Team, leading a Western Conference sweep.

Play
Beef between Rose and Butler? (3:07)
Play
NBA playoffs mini-movie: Week 4 (2:29)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game100.815th
Rebounds Per Game45.73rd
Assists Per Game21.714th
Points Allowed97.89th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-155032.609
2013-144834.585
2012-134537.548
2011-125016.757
2010-116220.756

ESPN Fan Shop Powered By

  • adidas Youth Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose #1 Road Red Replica JerseyShop

  • adidas Youth Chicago Bulls Joakim Noah #13 Road Red Replica JerseyShop