Sights and sounds from Media Day
In preparation for the 2013-14 NBA season, the Chicago Bulls started training camp on Friday, Sept. 27 with their annual Media Day event at the Sheri L. Berto Center. Bulls players, coaches and General Manager Gar Forman were available to the media for interviews and photos. The Bulls will officially begin camp on Saturday, Sept. 28 with a two-a-day practice session.
Chicago will tip-off its eight game preseason schedule on Saturday, Oct. 5, when it takes on the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 6:00 p.m. (CT). The Bulls will then host the Memphis Grizzlies at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo., on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7:00 p.m. (CT). Other preseason contests include: vs. Washington Wizards (Oct. 12; in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil), vs. Detroit Pistons (Oct. 16), vs. Indiana Pacers (Oct. 18), vs. Milwaukee Bucks (Oct. 21), at Oklahoma City Thunder (Oct. 23; in Wichita, Kan.) and vs. Denver Nuggets (Oct. 25).
Tickets for every Bulls home game will go on sale at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 at Bulls.com, NBAtickets.com, the United Center box office, Ticketmaster locations or by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX. For season tickets, 11-Game Plans or groups, call 312-455-4000 and ask for a Ticket Representative.
Below are a few of the sights and sounds from Media Day as Chicago tips off another season.
Rose on handling championship expectations: "We've got the right pieces." He credits his teammates for a great offseason. #mediaday— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) September 27, 2013
Thibodeau on high expectations: "The pressure of expectations are really a privilege. [But] talking about it doesn't do any good." #mediaday— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) September 27, 2013
Thibodeau on Rose: "Obviously the summer has given him an opportunity to build strength and gain confidence. He looks great." #mediaday— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) September 27, 2013
Deng: "It's all about the work that we put in. ... The time to win is now and we believe that we can do it." #mediaday— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) September 27, 2013