Posts in category "Players"

Real Madrid to put up fight for Nikola Mirotic?

Real Madrid to put up fight for Nikola Mirotic?
From the Spanish paper, Marca, they note that Real Madrid is attempting to extend Mirotic's contract which already extends out to 2016 (though it has a 2.5 million dollar buy out this coming season)...

Is D.J. Augustin a keeper?

Is D.J. Augustin a keeper?
D.J. Augustin's 38% shooting from the field as a Bull certainly wouldn't suggest so, yet watching Augustin play makes me think he could stick around next season...

Derrick Rose doesn't want to go through rebuilding

Derrick Rose doesn't want to go through rebuilding
According to the NY Daily News, a source we may want to take with a few rather large grains of salt, Derrick Rose doesn't want to go through a rebuilding effort...
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Bench play still a strength for Chicago

Bench play still a strength for Chicago
For the second year in a row, there's been plenty of hand wringing over the off-season additions made and the weakening of the Bulls bench. So far the bench play looks as good as ever for Chicago...

Nikola Mirotic, trade him if you dare

Yesterday when discussing trades, I noted that in order to get a star level player Nikola Mirotic would likely have to be included in any deal. For those who aren't following the news out of Europe, there's a reason why...

Chicago, we have a Derrick Rose problem

It's not Mike Dunleavy jr. It's not a weak bench. It's not the lack of a secondary shot creator, and it's not the defense. The Bulls have one major problem right now. Derrick Rose. Other players aren't playing at their peak. Joakim Noah's had a rough start, Luol Deng is shooting 1/12 from the three point line, and no one on the team is shooting better than 33% from beyond the arc...
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Time to pull the plug on Carlos Boozer as a starter?

Taj Gibson has played 21 more minutes in preseason than Carlos Boozer. In those 21 extra minutes, he's scored 29 more points, grabbed eight additional rebounds, has seven more blocks, and four fewer turnovers. He also happens to be shooting 20% from the field more than Boozer...

Bulls shopping Marquis Teague?

The Bulls may not be the most media savvy team in the NBA, but they have a strong pipeline to local beat writers. That's when multiple Mike James stories pop up in the press from different authors, Bulls fans might want to think about James possible inclusion on the roster...

Do we knee-d to worry? Not yet.

It's never a good sign when the biggest story of the weekend comes down to who doesn't play in a game. Such it the case with Derrick Rose after he sat out with left knee soreness, perhaps amongst the scarier vague reasons he could sit out...
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No need to worry about Rose's explosiveness, he added five inches of vertical

Derrick Rose said in the Indiana post game that he added five inches of vertical leap to his game...