Posts tagged "carmelo anthony"

Melo at the United Center meeting with Noah, Rose and others (Photos)

Melo at the United Center meeting with Noah, Rose and others (Photos)
Melo arrived at the United Center early Tuesday afternoon to meet with Bulls’ brass and others, including Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose.

Mirotic Coming to America - Nocioni joining Real Madrid

Mirotic Coming to America - Nocioni joining Real Madrid
Nikola Mirotic is finally coming to America. Multiple European media outlets are reporting that the Bulls’ first round draft pick in 2011 has decided to leave Real Madrid, and tubasket.com says that former Bull Andres Nocioni will be replacing him on their roster. The Spanish website 24segundosenblanco.es reported on Friday that “Mirotic will play next season... Read more »

Amnesty Boozer - the Bulls have many options

Amnesty Boozer - the Bulls have many options
Will the Bulls amnesty Boozer? Now that the NBA draft is over, that seems to be the $16.8 million question for Bulls fans. For the uneducated fan, the answer is a simple “no, because Reinsdorf is too cheap to amnesty Boozer, he’ll never pay him to play for another team”. Or the equally ignorant “if... Read more »
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2014 NBA draft - should Bulls fans even care?

2014 NBA draft - should Bulls fans even care?
The NBA draft is usually can’t-miss TV for this writer, one of the most exciting nights of the year. But if you’re a Bulls fan, should you even bother watching this year’s draft? It’s no secret that the Bulls’ number one priority this summer is adding Carmelo Anthony to the roster, and who can blame... Read more »

Arron Afflalo Bulls SG target? He should be

Arron Afflalo Bulls SG target? He should be
The Arron Afflalo Bulls era is possibly less than a month from beginning. Afflalo is an absolute perfect fit for the Bulls, for several reasons: At 6’5″, 215 pounds, he has good size for a shooting guard He is an outstanding 3-point shooter (over the last six seasons, he has shot .402, .434, .423, .398,... Read more »

Melo as a free agent AND trade for Love? Bulls can do it

Melo as a free agent AND trade for Love? Bulls can do it
Can the Bulls sign Carmelo Anthony as a free agent (without a sign and trade) and then have enough assets left to trade for Kevin Love? A reader sent me that question (kudos to Jay Sparkz), but when he asked, it was with the attached condition that Melo sign for the same salary as Derrick... Read more »
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Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love... can the Bulls land both?

The Bulls would love to add Carmelo Anthony to their roster this summer. Kevin Love recently announced that he has no interest in signing an extension to stay in Minnesota, and he is good friends with Derrick Rose. Several sources have stated that Love would be very interested in playing for the Bulls. Carmelo Anthony... Read more »

Nikola Mirotic, Real Madrid fall to Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv in Euroleague final

Nikola Mirotic, Real Madrid fall to Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv in Euroleague final
Nikola Mirotic and his Real Madrid teammates lost to Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 98-86 in the first overtime championship game in Euroleague history. Sunday’s upset loss marks the second consecutive championship game defeat for the Spanish team, following last year’s 100-88 loss to Olympiacos Piraeus in London. It also marked the second straight final in which... Read more »

Melo to the Bulls this summer? Don't count on it

Melo to the Bulls this summer? Don't count on it
In Part 1 and Part 2 of my look at the Bulls’ financial situation this summer, we’ve looked first at the financial aspects, and then at what players are most likely to become Bulls this summer. Now, it’s time to look at the unlikely scenarios- the big names. Carmelo Anthony. Kevin Love. Pau Gasol. When... Read more »
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Bulls signings of Brewer, James and Amundson- the hidden motive

Bulls signings of Brewer, James and Amundson- the hidden motive
It has long been rumored that the Bulls will amnesty Carlos Boozer this summer, a move that would put them under the salary cap and keep them from of paying the luxury tax next season. The only problem with that scenario, according to CBA guru Larry Coon, is that doing so would only give the... Read more »
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