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It’s Only Preseason And The Wizards And Bulls Are Already Fighting

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The Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls are playing in the first preseason game for both teams tonight, and they wasted no time producing a sequel to the Jimmy Butler-Nene tussle from last year’s playoffs (Nene was ejected for his role). This time, some jawing between Butler and Paul Pierce (who, we should note, wasn’t even

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Derrick Rose Is Donating $1 Million To Chicago After School Program

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Many athletes — especially star athletes — have personal charities that raise money for various causes. But it’s not often that a star athlete cuts a personal check for $1 million. Derrick Rose is that rare exception, donating $1 million to After School Matters, a non-profit out-of-school program that serves mostly minority and low-income teenagers

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Doug McDermott Got Punked Hard By A Summer League Ball Boy

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Doug McDermott has yet to play in a regular season game for the Bulls after being drafted 11th overall at the draft back in June, but the former Creighton forward might have gotten his “welcome to the NBA” moment this week…at the hands of a ball boy. Coming out of the locker room for the

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On This Day 23 Years Ago, Michael Jordan Won His First NBA Championship

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If it were any other player and any other number, this anniversary would have barely registered as something noteworthy. However, because the date in question deals with basketball’s greatest player of all time, it is worth mentioning that today is the 23rd anniversary of Michael Jordan winning his first NBA Finals. The Chicago Bulls beat

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Joakim Noah Got Into Heated Verbal Altercation With A Wizards Security Guard

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The Chicago Bulls are in a 2-0 hole to the Washington Wizards and mightily need a win in Game 3 tonight. That might explain why Joakim Noah, this year’s NBA Defensive Player of the Year, was getting a few extra shots during this morning’s shoot-around.  When ordered to exit the court by the Wizards security manager, Jackie Miles,

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