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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 »

Deng, Teague lead Bulls past Heat

Deng, Teague lead Bulls past Heat
No tank for you!! That was certainly the message the Bulls sent on TNT Thursday night, thoroughly dominating the final 47 minutes of a 107-87 win over the Miami Heat. LeBron James came out looking to send a message, taking a rebound all the way for a layup and then grabbing a steal and going all... Read more »

Hey Kobe: Forget the Dream Team, 2012 Team USA couldn't beat the 1996 Bulls

Hey Kobe: Forget the Dream Team, 2012 Team USA couldn't beat the 1996 Bulls
Forget about the Dream Team Kobe, your current squad couldn’t beat the greatest TEAM ever, the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. First of all, the ’96 Bulls’ offensive team was unstoppable- with three-point shooting from Kerr (52%), Jordan (43%), Kukoc (40%) and Pippen (37%) with Rodman to chase down the misses? The two greatest point forwards of... Read more »
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Deng named to NBA All-Defense 2nd team

Deng named to NBA All-Defense 2nd team
Luol Deng was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive 2nd team for the second consecutive year. Deng received six first-team votes and eight for the second team. Joakim Noah wound up 12th in overall voting, third among centers behind Dwight Howard and Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler. The voting panel consisted of the NBA’s... Read more »

Rose is done for the playoffs- are the Bulls?

Rose is done for the playoffs- are the Bulls?
No, they aren’t. Can they still win an NBA championship this spring? Almost certainly not. Can they still win this series against the Sixers? I fully expect them to. Can they still beat either Atlanta or (most likely) Boston in the next round? Yes, they can. Can they still beat the Heat and get to... Read more »

Bulls vs Heat 3/14/2012 Game Preview: Rose Game-Time Decision

Bulls vs Heat 3/14/2012 Game Preview: Rose Game-Time Decision
The Bulls host the Miami Heat tonight in the 2nd matchup between the league’s two top teams this season. Derrick Rose is a game-time decision, apparently he was involved in an automobile accident Tuesday evening and tweaked his groin. Of course the Bulls lose if Derrick can’t play, it’s going to be hard enough for... Read more »
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NBA All-Star Game: Box Score and Post-Game Notes

NBA All-Star Game: Box Score and Post-Game Notes
Post-game notes courtesy of NBA Media Central. M-V-P: Kevin Durant was named MVP of the 2012 NBA All-Star Game after scoring 36 points on 14-for-25 shooting, to go with seven rebounds, three assists and three steals. This is the first All-Star MVP for Durant. He received nine of a possible 13 votes. Kobe Bryant got... Read more »

NBA All-Star Recap: West 152, East 149- LeBron Still Chokes in the Clutch

NBA All-Star Recap: West 152, East 149- LeBron Still Chokes in the Clutch
The 2012 NBA All-Star game was much like any other NBA game- not a lot of defense until late in the 4th quarter, and LeBron James choking in the clutch. With the East trailing by two in the final seconds, Deron Williams missed a three that could have won the game. But a wild scramble... Read more »

NBA Names Reserves for All-Star Game

NBA Names Reserves for All-Star Game
Press Release: NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2012 – Perennial All-Stars Paul Pierce (Boston Celtics) and Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks) have been chosen as All-Stars for the 10th and 11th time, respectively, and headline the list of 14 players that have been selected by the coaches as reserves for the 2012 NBA All-Star Game, the NBA... Read more »
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Rose Named as Starter in All-Star Game

Rose Named as Starter in All-Star Game
NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2012 – Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, winner of the last three Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards, is this year’s leading vote-getter in the 2012 NBA All-Star Balloting program presented by Sprint with 1,600,390 votes. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, a four-time All-Star MVP (2002, 2007, 2009,... Read more »