Bulls blast off in Game 1


But as the Chicago Bulls continued to tack on points in a 113-86 victory that clinched homecourt advantage in the first round, Rose sat on the bench, arms folded, like a child being punished. Finally, with about four minutes left, Rose headed over to

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee 

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee 

But it's Thibs' task over the next month (or the next 12-16 wins) to make that impossible for us (the media), you (the fans) and the three people in control of his future in Chicago (Jerry Reinsdorf, John Paxson and Gar Forman) to believe. Then again

The Chicago Bulls won 50 games and earned the No. 3 seed in the East, but it never felt like they completely came together. Some of it was injuries — to Derrick Rose to Jimmy Butler to Joakim Noah to Taj Gibson — but from