2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
20-39, 5th in Central
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Timberwolves cruise past Bulls (1:02)
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Towns finishes with the two-handed slam (0:19)
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LaVine banks it in against former team (0:23)
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14hNick Friedell

Zach LaVine understands Jimmy Butler's pain

Jimmy Butler will miss Saturday's game against his former Bulls team after injuring his knee Friday. The Bulls' Zach LaVine, playing at his former home arena in the game, knows the "scary" feeling all too well.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Lauri Markkanen making a case for next year's Dunk Contest in Charlotte.

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

NBA says that potential backcourt violation and out of bounds on Joel Embiid's game-changing steal in Chicago last night were CORRECT non-calls, per L2M report

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Kawhi, the Lakers, tanking, rabbit hole

Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon discuss the Kawhi situation brewing in San Antonio (2:45), assess the Lakers' young talent (22:55) and going down a tanking/reminiscing about The Decision rabbit hole (34:20). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han tackle a favorite topic in NBA Twitter: Is a hot dog a sandwich? (56:15)

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Portis erupts for 38 in Bulls' loss to 76ers (1:18)
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Simmons' late FTs gives 76ers 116-115 win over Bulls

Ben Simmons scored 32 points, making two free throws with 5.6 seconds left to complete Philadelphia's rally from five points down in the final minute, and the 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 116-115 on Thursday night.

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Embiid dives into the crowd twice (0:36)
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Portis: 'I'm getting 40' (0:32)
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Simmons drops no-look dime to Embiid (0:19)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

A spirited first half from the Bulls. They lead 69-67 at halftime. Bobby Portis leads everybody with 21 points. Bulls showed a lot of fight to crawl back from an 18 point deficit. They seem to be motivated playing the role of underdog with veterans Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday not dressing for this game.

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Markkanen serves facial to Johnson (0:15)
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Sixers open up hot from distance (0:37)
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John Paxson Bulls VP on Carmen & Jurko

Carmen & Jurko talk with John Paxson about the Bulls season, starting more younger players in the second half of the season and on possible changes to the playoff format.

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Dinwiddie victorious in skills competition (1:22)
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Dinwiddie tops Markkanen to win Skills Challenge (0:57)

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

An in-person look at the iconic "Black Cement" Air Jordan III, which re-released today, on display at Jordan's Studio 23.

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Celebrating 'Air Jordan' at 55 (3:39)
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MJ reclaims the throne with famous 'double nickel' game (1:18)
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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Zach LaVine thinks it's on the players — and not the NBA — to take things more seriously and ramp up the competitiveness in the All-Star Game.

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.521st
Rebounds Per Game44.77th
Assists Per Game23.69th
Points Allowed109.624th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-182039.339
2016-174141.500
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144834.585