2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
41-41, 4th in Central
Paxson: Wade buyout would have to benefit Bulls (0:36)
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3hNick Friedell

Paxson talks Wade's, Rondo's future with Bulls

Bulls VP John Paxson addressed the speculation about a possible Dwyane Wade buyout and also admitted that the team still hasn't made a final decision on whether or not to bring back Rajon Rondo next season.

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Rank 'Em: The best pro sports appearances in pro wrestling

The Ball family put on a show we won't soon forget Monday night at Staples Center, the latest in a long and animated history of popular figures from the professional sports world getting in the squared circle.

Salley wouldn't bet against Cavs superteam with Melo, Wade and PG-13 (2:27)
Lauri Markkanen walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted seventh overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves
2dKevin Pelton

Pelton mail: Which rookies are most ready to contribute?

Kevin Pelton's ranking of Lauri Markkanen's immediate impact matches the draft slot of the former Arizona star.

ESPN Stats & Info

Bulls banking on Markkanen

Lauri Markkanen, the No. 7 overall pick whom the Bulls acquired in the Jimmy Butler trade, was the Pac-12's third-leading scorer among freshmen last season.

SC Featured: Markkanen is the Finnisher (6:36)
Butler begins new chapter in Minnesota (2:06)

Paxson: We've always been honest with Butler

Bulls VP John Paxson discusses the decision to trade Jimmy Butler, saying the deal was "far and away the best they've encountered in terms of defining the team's direction."


Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he wasn't surprised to see Jimmy Butler traded on draft night. Said Celtics had "many conversations" with Chicago about him over last year but suggested there were none in recent weeks.


Gar Forman, Bulls GM

Bulls GM Gar Forman joins David Kaplan the day after the NBA draft. They talk about trading Jimmy Butler and drafting Lauri Markkanen.

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4dChad Ford

NBA draft grades: Bulls earn solid marks for pick

The Jimmy Butler trade aside, Chicago did well getting Lauri Markkanen at No. 7. With Nikola Mirotic heading into free agency, the freshman fits a need.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.923rd
Rebounds Per Game46.33rd
Assists Per Game22.614th
Points Allowed102.46th

Team History