Archive for January 2012

Rose, Noah Lead Bulls Past Wizards

Rose, Noah Lead Bulls Past Wizards
Derrick Rose dominated yet another matchup with John Wall, and Joakim Noah flirted with a triple-double as the Bulls eased past the Wizards 98-88 Monday night. Rose came out and asserted himself right away, getting into the lane at will in the first quarter. He finished the quarter with 13 points (6/8 FG) and three... Read more »

Dwight Howard Would Welcome a Trade to Chicago? So What are the Bulls Waiting For?

Dwight Howard Would Welcome a Trade to Chicago? So What are the Bulls Waiting For?
I’m not sure how this wasn’t big news, but apparently on Friday, Dwight Howard completely changed his stance on being traded to the Bulls. The Chicago Tribune reported as much in today’s edition- again, I don’t see why this wasn’t bigger news earlier- saying that Dwight would now welcome a trade to the Bulls. Here... Read more »

Bulls Comeback Bid Falls Just Short in Loss to Miami

Bulls Comeback Bid Falls Just Short in Loss to Miami
Inadvertent whistles. Missed free throws. Stealing a jump ball on the way up. And that was just in the final minute. Sunday’s Bulls/Heat game was certainly played in a playoff atmoshpere, and it was certainly an exciting 48 minutes of basketball. But in the end, just like last year’s Eastern Conference Finals, the Heat had... Read more »
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Bullsville Radio: Robert Smith of HotHotHoops.com

Bullsville Radio: Robert Smith of HotHotHoops.com
Bullsville Radio Episode 5 The Bulls visit Miami today at 2:30 PM CT (ABC). My guest today is Robert Smith of HotHotHoops.com, and we discuss Norris Cole, Dwyane Wade’s injury, the Heat’s search for front-court help, and of course today’s showdown.

Rose Scores Season-High 34 as Bulls Defeat Bucks 107-100

Rose Scores Season-High 34 as Bulls Defeat Bucks 107-100
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 34 points, and Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer were also outstanding as Chicago won it’s final home game for 18 days, beating the Bucks 107-100 Friday at the UC. If Thibs truly was sending a message to Boozer by replacing him with Scalabrine for the final minute of Wednesday’s home... Read more »

Boozer- "Why am I out?"

Boozer- "Why am I out?"
Every Bulls fan on the planet is aware that Brian Scalabrine replaced Carlos Boozer in the final minute of Wednesday’s loss to Indiana. Neil Hayes had an excellent article today in the Sun-Times in which he reported that Boozer was somewhat surprised to be taken out of the game: “Why am I out?” Those were... Read more »
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Bullsville Radio: Frank Madden of BrewHoop.com

Bullsville Radio: Frank Madden of BrewHoop.com
Bullsville Radio Episode 4 The Bulls host the Bucks tonight at 7 PM CT (WCIU, Fox Sports Wisconsin). My guest today is Frank Madden of BrewHoop.com, and we discuss Andrew Bogut’s unfortunate injury, the vast improvements Brandon Jennings has made this season, and of course Scott Skiles.

Pacers Hand Bulls First Home Loss of the Season, 95-90

Pacers Hand Bulls First Home Loss of the Season, 95-90
If you were watching tonight’s Bulls/Pacers game and thinking “am I the only one who thinks the officiating sucks in this game”, let me clear your mind and reassure you that you’re definitely not alone. Danny Granger’s 22 points led six Pacers in double figures, and Indiana overcame a 10 point halftime deficit to defeat... Read more »

Bullsville Radio: Tom Lewis of IndyCornRows.com

Bullsville Radio: Tom Lewis of IndyCornRows.com
Bullsville Radio Episode 3 The Bulls host the Pacers tonight, and Tom Lewis of IndyCornRows.com was nice enough to join me and discuss tonight’s game, plus Danny Granger’s struggles, Roy Hibbert’s emergence and David West’s veteran leadership.
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The Rip Hamilton Effect: Fact vs Fiction

The Rip Hamilton Effect: Fact vs Fiction
When the NBA lockout finally (and suddenly) ended in December, speculation immediately began about where the Bulls would turn for a starting SG. Not that they lost their starter from last season- Keith Bogans started every game for the Bulls, and they had the best record in the NBA and advanced to the Eastern Conference... Read more »
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