Posts in category "Players"

Jimmy G. Buckets, the G. Stands for 'Got'

Jimmy G. Buckets, the G. Stands for 'Got'
Jimmy got buckets. A lot of them. Jimmy Butler had himself a game against Toronto on Sunday. You know the story: he got as many stitches in his upper lip as he did buckets in the first half – 1 – but came back on a mission, one that broke a record set by a... Read more »

The Jimmy Butler Alley Oop is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

The Jimmy Butler Alley Oop is the Gift that Keeps on Giving
Hello Bulls Fans, and Happy New Year! My name is Will Gottlieb and I am going to be taking over as the owner and co-editor of the Bulls Confidential Blog. As Morten mentioned in a previous post, he is stepping down from his ownership position due to a health issue and is passing the torch... Read more »

The Demise Of Joakim Noah

The Demise Of Joakim Noah
The heart is palpitating. The soul is fading. An antidote is needed to stop this on-setting disease that is taking the basketball life of Joakim Noah. It doesn’t make sense how one’s fortune and revered status can rapidly change in the space of months. 2013-14 would prove to be the magnum opus of Joakim Noah’s... Read more »
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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...