Wizards Insider: Chicago Bulls


Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Wizards ‘don’t quit’ after falling behind Bulls in Game 2

The Wizards held the Bulls to one field goal over the final eight minutes of the fourth quarter.

By Michael Lee  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 12:41 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Wizards-Bulls Game 2: Postgame analysis

Bradley Beal and John Wall appear to move beyond their postseason jitters as Washington rallies to take a 2-0 series lead.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:41 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 10:57 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards-Bulls Game 2: Halftime Analysis

Wizards lead 56-49 after a hot start but the Bulls remain in contention behind strong rebounding.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:57 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 09:13 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Eastern Conference Playoffs First Round: Wizards at Bulls, Game 2 Open Thread

The Wizards aren’t satisfied with getting just one win in Chicago and hope to go back home with a 2-0 lead in this best-of-seven series.

By Michael Lee  |  09:13 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Randy Wittman makes the right moves in playoff coaching debut against Chicago

Coach Randy Wittman confronted some difficult challenges in Game 1 but made the right decisions to help the Wizards claim home-court advantage.

By Michael Lee  |  08:06 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on series with Chicago: “We’re still the underdog in this situation”

The Wizards won’t allow themselves to be overconfident after taking Game 1 in Chicago.

By Michael Lee  |  04:56 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards’ Nene provides ‘intangibles’ with increased minutes in Game 1

In his first start in two months, Nene’s influence was felt on both ends of the floor as he dominated Chicago in 35 minutes - the most he has played since Feb. 11.

By Michael Lee  |  11:07 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza shows rare emotion, provides ‘steady’ production in Game 1

Aside from a rare show of emotion in the third quarter, Trevor Ariza scored a relatively quiet 18 points in the Wizards’ 102-93 win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 1.

By Michael Lee  |  07:15 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Wizards’ Andre Miller, Nene lead fourth-quarter rally in Game 1 win over Chicago

With john Wall having difficulty scoring, Andre Miller came up huge in the second half and teamed with Nene to lead the Wizards to a 102-93 victory.

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Chicago Bulls, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 09:56 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Wizards-Bulls: Game 1 Postgame Analysis

Wizards knock off Bulls 102-93 behind Nene’s game-high 24 points.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:56 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 08:34 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Wizards-Bulls: Game 1 Halftime Analysis

Wizards trail Bulls 54-48 at halftime behind Chicago’s 22 bench points.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:34 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Eastern Conference Playoffs First Round; Wizards vs Bulls: Game 1 Open Thread

For the first time since Feb. 23, Nene will start at power forward as the Wizards take on the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference playoff series.

By Michael Lee  |  06:31 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Wizards vs Bulls: The matchups

The Wizards have the edge in several categories of their head-to-head matchups with the Chicago Bulls. Will they lead to a series victory?

By Michael Lee  |  03:53 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, NBA playoffs, Wizards-Bulls

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 04/19/2014

Wizards-Bulls NBA playoff series could be decided by battle in the paint

Marcin Gortat and Nene will look to match the physical play of Chicago’s leader in Joakim Noah.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:16 PM ET, 04/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Marcin Gortat, NBA playoffs, Nene, Wizards-Bulls

Posted at 08:58 PM ET, 04/18/2014

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat on underdog role: “Why would they pick us?”

The Wizards are heavy underdogs entering first-round playoff matchup with Chicago Bulls.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:58 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Chris Webber on losing to Chicago in 1997: ‘That was our moral victory’

With Washington and Chicago facing each other in the playoffs for the third time, Chris Webber reflected on the first matchup in 1997.

By Michael Lee  |  09:27 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Chris Webber, Washington Bullets, Wizards

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Chicago Bulls: By the Numbers

The Wizards’ first-round opponent is both the NBA’s best defensive team and worst offensive unit.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:30 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman: ‘Mind-set is to go in there and win the series’

Despite recent lopsided loss to Chicago, Wizards enter first-round series with confidence.

By Michael Lee  |  12:50 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/17/2014

NBA playoff schedule: First round

WIzards clinch fifth seed, open at Chicago on Sunday night.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 08:45 PM ET, 04/06/2014

A lesson learned in defeat?

Coach Randy Wittman thinks that the Wizards can use their embarrassing loss to Chicago as lesson in what playoff basketball is all about.

By Michael Lee  |  08:45 PM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Wizards at Chicago Bulls: Game 77 Open Thread

On Polish Heritage night, Marcin Gortat and the Wizards will try to defeat the Chicago Bulls - a potential first-round playoff foe - for the third time this season.

By Michael Lee  |  06:45 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Midseason free agency can separate NBA contenders from pretenders

The Bulls, With Saturday’s postseason eligibility deadline looming for free agents, teams like Chicago, Brooklyn and Houston could look to remedy their weaknesses.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 11/29/2013

With Derrick Rose out, who in the NBA Eastern Conference can beat the Miami Heat?

The Bulls’ hopes to unseat the Heat have seemingly been derailed by another knee injury to their star. Can another team fill the void?

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  02:54 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, Eastern Conference