Paul Sullivan: Bulls fever is spreading in Chicago thanks to DeMar DeRozan’s heroics — but there’s still plenty of time for it to peak before the playoffs

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It’s fair to say Bulls fever has not yet peaked in Chicago. The 2021-22 season has created more excitement than we’ve seen in many years, and the back-to-back buzzer-beaters over the weekend by DeMar DeRozan surely got the attention of any fence-sitters waiting for a sign the Bulls are for real. But it still is not to the point of stopping traffic on the Kennedy Expressway, as happened in 1996 during the apex of the Bulls dynasty, when a 32-foot-high mural of Dennis Rodman painted on the side of a warehouse caused so many gapers’ blocks it had to be painted over. Well before the smartphone era…

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