Archive for 2014

Doug McDermott takes round one vs Gary Harris, I'm jumping on the bandwagon

Doug McDermott takes round one vs Gary Harris, I'm jumping on the bandwagon
In a match up between the guy many Bulls fans wanted [and who was directly traded away] vs the guy they got, Bulls management so far, again, looks smarter than the rest of us...

Kirk Hinrich returns for non minimum, likely ending D.J. Augustin's tenure with the team

Kirk Hinrich returns for non minimum, likely ending D.J. Augustin's tenure with the team
It's not clear yet if it's for one year or two, but Kirk Hinrich has returned for something over the minimum (almost certainly the room exception), but theoretically, less than other teams were offering him. The landing of Hinrich ends any hope of the D.J. Augustin remaining with the team...

Bulls Beat #328 - Swing and a miss

Bulls Beat #328 - Swing and a miss
Melo decids to stay with the Knicks, LeBron returns to Cleveland, and the Bulls settle for Pau Gasol. I break down the FA news and summer league game 1...
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Why are the Bulls so interested in Pau Gasol?

Why are the Bulls so interested in Pau Gasol?
We should take a breath. We should wait to see how the Bulls off-season shapes up. See how the final pieces come into play. That said, this is the internet, so that's not going to happen, and in that vein, what's the deal with the heavy Pau Gasol pursuit...

More shocking, LeBron to Cleveland or Bosh to Miami anyway?

In a word? Neither. Neither of these events should be all that shocking. The LeBron one surprised me, but when I started looking at how the Cavs could almost certainly add Kevin Love and what an Irving, LeBron, Love core would be like to go against, I realized that LeBron isn't going home for sentimentality. He's going home to win...

Thibodeau keeping Carmelo to Chicago alive and why sign and trade talks won't start yet

Thibodeau keeping Carmelo to Chicago alive and why sign and trade talks won't start yet
According to Mike McGraw, Tom Thibodeau is keeping hope alive for Bulls fans and doing everything he can for the Bulls to land Anthony while the front office tries to figure out what else it can do to close the deal...
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Melo expected to resign with the Knicks today, is LeBron leaving for real? Oh and Chandler Parsons makes more than Dirk.

Melo expected to resign with the Knicks today, is LeBron leaving for real? Oh and Chandler Parsons makes more than Dirk.
Carmelo Anthony is expected to announce he will resign with the Knicks today according to Frank Isola who sourced the news from a friend of Anthony's who said that Carmelo wanted to get it done in New York...

Gordon Hayward's max is why the Bulls should jump on Lance Stephenson

Gordon Hayward's max is why the Bulls should jump on Lance Stephenson
Gordon Hayward received a maximum offersheet of four years and 63 million dollars from the Charlotte Bobcats which shows you why Kyrie Irving decided to stay in Cleveland and also shows you why "the max" means something totally different depending where you are in your NBA career...

Carmelo Athony waiting on LeBron James, forcing a sign and trade, or just undecided?

Carmelo Athony waiting on LeBron James, forcing a sign and trade, or just undecided?
Remember back in 2010 when no one thought LeBron would really go to Miami until it happened? Then we all thought, wow we should have seen that one coming? Well maybe this season is exactly the same...
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Can the Chicago Bulls take advantage of a teetering Miami Heat team?

Cracks have begun to show inside the Miami Heat organization, and while I've felt (and still feel) the most likely scenario is for them to all get back together due to lack of other quality choices, there's definitely a chance that they won't...