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Gar Forman No Longer Will Have Decision-Making Role With Bulls

Gar Forman No Longer Will Have Decision-Making Role With Bulls

There remains some uncertainity what role John Paxson will have with the Chicago Bulls moving forward, sources tell Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times. Gar Forman, however, will have no seat at the decision-making table. When reports initially surfaced that the Bulls were reorganizing their front office, it was believed Forman could be retained as a lead scout but that seems to no longer be an option. Forman joined the Bulls as a scout in 1998 and worked his way…

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ESPN's 'The Last Dance' Still In Production, Unlikely To Be Moved Up From June Release

ESPN's 'The Last Dance' Still In Production, Unlikely To Be Moved Up From June Release

ESPN is not expected to release The Last Dance as some have speculated. The 10-part documentary series on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls during the 97-98 season is scheduled to be released in June. “Overall, any original content project that we can conceivably move up, we are obviously considering that, including films,” said Burke Magnus of ESPN. “I know some have asked about The Last Dance and the reality is that the production of that film has not yet…

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ESPN Likely To Move Up Premiere Of 'The Last Dance' Documentary On Bulls

ESPN Likely To Move Up Premiere Of 'The Last Dance' Documentary On Bulls

ESPN is believed to be attempting to move up the premiere of ‘The Last Dance’, which is the long awaited 10-part documentary miniseries about Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls. The planned premiere date was set for June 2, which would overlap with the NBA Finals. With a dearth of sports programming over the next few weeks, if not months, airing the documentary now would give a world living largely in quarantine 10 hours of new content. ESPN…

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Bulls, Lakers, Clippers, Nuggets Among Teams To Provide Financial Support For Event Employees

Bulls, Lakers, Clippers, Nuggets Among Teams To Provide Financial Support For Event Employees

NBA teams across the league announced plans to provide financial support for event employees paid on an hourly basis. The Lakers and Clippers joined together with the NHL’s Kings to create a fund for the 2,800 hourly staff employees at Staples Center. The Bulls and NHL’s Blackhawks announced that they would pay 1,200 day-of-game staff through the end of the season. The Nuggets announced that they will pay part-time and hourly staff for the next 30 days. The Magic also…

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Chandler Hutchison To Undergo Surgery On Right Shoulder

Chandler Hutchison To Undergo Surgery On Right Shoulder

Chandler Hutchison will undergo arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday, March 17, to treat the acromioclavicular joint injury of his right shoulder. He originally sustained the injury on Nov. 27 after a direct blow in the game at the Golden State Warriors. Hutchison then reinjured his right shoulder in the game at the Washington Wizards on Feb. 11. He has continued to experience acromioclavicular joint pain despite undergoing a four-week period of prescribed rest and therapy, and surgery is deemed the appropriate…

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Clippers Expected To Pursue Kris Dunn In Free Agency

Clippers Expected To Pursue Kris Dunn In Free Agency

The Los Angeles Clippers have been expected to pursue Kris Dunn this offseason. Dunn will be a restricted free agent if the Chicago Bulls extend a $4.6 million qualifying offer to him. Dunn has battled injury issues throughout his career. “League gossip has existed all season that the Clippers are at least one team that planned to show interest in Dunn this offseason,” writes K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports. “Whether his injury changes that or what other teams get involved…

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Bulls Reportedly Interested In Sam Presti

Bulls Reportedly Interested In Sam Presti

The Chicago Bulls have interest in hiring Sam Presti away from the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to David Kaplan of ESPN 1000 in Chicago. “That’s the guy they want,” said Kaplan. “They are prepared to pay him what it takes.” John Paxson and Gar Forman have largely been running the front office of the Bulls for most of the current century. Presti has been general manager of the Thunder since 2007. Full article @ Bulls Reportedly Interested In…

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Zion Williamson, Coby White Named NBA's Rookies Of The Month

Zion Williamson, Coby White Named NBA's Rookies Of The Month

Zion Williamson and Coby White have been named the NBA’s Rookies of the Month for February. Williamson averaged 25.7 points and 6.2 rebounds for the month. White averaged 20.1 points, 4.1 assists and 4.0 rebounds. Full article @ Zion Williamson, Coby White Named NBA’s Rookies Of The Month Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Luke Kornet Out 6-8 Weeks With Ankle Sprain, Fracture In Foot

Luke Kornet Out 6-8 Weeks With Ankle Sprain, Fracture In Foot

Luke Kornet sustained a left foot and ankle injury in practice on Feb. 21. Subsequent testing has revealed a severe ankle sprain and fracture of his fifth metatarsal. Kornet is estimated to be out 6-to-8 weeks. Full article @ Luke Kornet Out 6-8 Weeks With Ankle Sprain, Fracture In Foot Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Kris Dunn Out At Least 4-6 More Weeks With MCL Sprain

Kris Dunn Out At Least 4-6 More Weeks With MCL Sprain

Kris Dunn underwent an MRI and re-examination on Friday, Feb. 14 by Dr. Brian Cole at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. He will continue his current rehabilitation program of his medial collateral ligament sprain for the next 4-6 weeks before progressing to functional training. A determination will be made at that time if additional treatment is required. Full article @ Kris Dunn Out At Least 4-6 More Weeks With MCL Sprain Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap