Posts tagged "amare stoudemire"

Bulls at Knicks at 11am on ESPN/WGN - Thomas to start

Am I the only one who reads headlines like “Thomas to continue starting” and thinks “We traded Tyrus away!”.    Probably.   The Chicago Bulls head out on the road on Christmas day to take on the New York Knicks.   Am I the only one who finds it odd that the Knicks received the... Read more »

Can Carlos Boozer buck the trend of declining FA bigs?

The 2010 off-season shook up the NBA like few off-seasons ever have before.   While most of the attention focused on LeBron James, and to a lesser extent, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, it was the most loaded big man free agency group in recent memory. Thus far, returns on the court, haven’t matched expectations.  Does... Read more »

Bulls vs Knicks at 7pm on TNT

Ahh, the Chicago Bulls vs the New York Knicks.   This is one series I simply love to watch even when the teams stink.   There’s so much history between the clubs.   The Knicks played the nail to the Bulls hammer in the 90s, they traded a boatload of players back and forth in the 2000s,... Read more »
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How many Bulls make the all-star team?

Derrick Rose became the first Chicago Bull to make an all-star squad since Michael Jordan, and I expect he’ll make it again this season.  However, this year, he may have some teammates with him. Here’s a look how I handicap the all-star game prior to the season starting. First let’s look at last year’s all-stars... Read more »

Grand slam or strike out? - Where does everyone go

I’ve been a strong proponent of the theory that LeBron will leave the Cavaliers even if he doesn’t go to Chicago.   However, with the information that LeBron will take a few days to decide, I have to think that he’s returning to Cleveland now. In general, I’ll give LeBron some credit for not becoming... Read more »

Your morning FA update and Radio reminder

First, be sure to tune in to WGN Radio (720am) 9:00am – 9:30am today (Saturday) to listen to me discuss the Bulls. Podcast is now linked, download it here. Next, here’s the rough FA summary: 1: Amare is leaning towards the Knicks max contract offer.  It doesn’t look like anyone else is too interested in... Read more »
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Latest FA rumors; LeBron -> Chicago; Bosh -> Miami; Johnson -> ??

Per New York Times/Jon Rothstein’s twitter via Realgm Wiretap: An NBA general manager reportedly told Jon Rothstein of MSG Network that Chris Bosh will certainly sign with the Heat as a free agent. “This has been planned for a long time,” the GM said. “Chris is going to Miami.” Another GM reportedly told The New... Read more »

Latest FA rumors; LeBron -> Chicago; Bosh -> Miami; Johnson -> ??

Per New York Times/Jon Rothstein’s twitter via Realgm Wiretap: An NBA general manager reportedly told Jon Rothstein of MSG Network that Chris Bosh will certainly sign with the Heat as a free agent. “This has been planned for a long time,” the GM said. “Chris is going to Miami.” Another GM reportedly told The New... Read more »

Raptors want to trade Bosh to LA for Bynum

Per Chad Ford: No, because they knew about this in February. The Raptors and Lakers had the parameters of a deal in place for a Bosh for Bynum deal. LA eventually pulled out because they were unsure how the addition of Bosh would affect chemistry mid-season and they were concerned that Bosh could bolt via... Read more »
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Which power forward should the Bulls chase?

A lot of names have been thrown around from the Bulls fan base, and the names most often discussed are: - Chris Bosh- Carlos Boozer- Al Jefferson- Amar’e Stoudemire- Troy Murphy Let’s start with Chris Bosh. 6’10, and around 250 pounds after some much-needed weigth gain in the summer of ’09. Bosh is a face-up... Read more »