Oct 21

The musical question Thursday after the Bulls closed the preseason with a 97-81 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in Omaha may be whether Jimmy will eat world. Devour the basketball world?

Can Jimmy Butler emerge as a big time, prime time, all-world scorer with some clarity, a most beautiful thing that may be necessary with the offensive concerns facing the …

Oct 17

The Bulls Monday lost 108-104 in overtime to the Charlotte Hornets, a relatively insignificant outcome given that both teams finished the game with lineups that included D-league and European prospects.

But even if Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg remained inscrutable regarding his plans, it seems virtually certain now that Monday’s starting lineup of Dwyane Wade, Rajon Rondo, Robin Lopez, Jimmy Butler …

Oct 17

Wearing Number 1 for the Bulls, at point guard….

…from Hamilton, Massachusetts?

“I was No. 1 in college at Syracuse,” said the Bulls latest point guard, Michael Carter-Williams, acquired Monday for Tony Snell. “I’ve been No. 1 a lot. The discussion is probably going to be D. Rose, that was his old number. It has nothing to do with D. …