Posts tagged "boston celtics"

Chicago Bulls need the all-star break as much as any team

The Bulls have lost four of their past five games and have fallen to fifth in the Eastern Conference standings. They've been decimated by injuries and can use the rest both physically and mentally...

Bulls front court dominates Celtics in win

Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng each dropped 21 while Joakim Noah played his way into his second career triple double as the Bulls front court annihilated the Celtics...

Luol Deng steps up, but the defense fails Chicago

Luol Deng steps up, but the defense fails Chicago
As expected, the Bulls could not stop Rajon Rondo and that doomed them to defeat. Chicago made big runs when he left the game, but neither Marquis Teague or Nate Robinson had any hope of slowing him down while he was in it. Rondo scored 20 with 10 assists and was just a rebound shy of a triple double. However, there were some positive to take away from the loss for Chicago...
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Balance of power in the East

The Bulls have finished with the best record in the NBA over the past two seasons, but no one expects that to happen again due to Derrick Rose's injury and the potential weakening of the supporting cast. However, the end record is less relevant than how well is capable of playing come playoff time. Where does this healthy Bulls team stack up in the East...

Luol Dengerous leads Bulls past Celtics

Luol Dengerous leads Bulls past Celtics
It wasn't pretty for the Bulls or Luol in the first half. It looked like the Bulls offense would once again fall apart without Derrick Rose to bail them out, but there was no rope dropping last night. The Bulls came back through sheer effort and will power, dominating the Celtics on the glass, frequently getting multiple offensive rebounds per possession on misses and playing suffocating defense which gave Boston little room to do anything whatsoever...

What to do about Rip Hamilton?

What to do about Rip Hamilton?
"Chicago Bulls guard Richard Hamilton has a right shoulder contusion and mild sprain of his right shoulder. Hamilton suffered the injury in the first quarter of last evening’s game versus the Indiana Pacers. His status is day-to-day.". There's your official injury report from the Chicago Bulls. Doesn't sound that bad...
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Bulls beat the Celtics behind big nights by Boozer and Deng

Bulls beat the Celtics behind big nights by Boozer and Deng
When the Celtics built a decent lead early in the second quarter, the Bulls found themselves bailed out by everyone's favorite whipping boy. Carlos Boozer came to play tonight. When the game was on the line in the fourth, Luol Deng again silenced critics who've said he doesn't score when it mattered...

Bulls vs Celtics 7pm on TNT, Rose, Garnett likely out

Bulls vs Celtics 7pm on TNT, Rose, Garnett likely out
Tonight's matchup will likely feature each team missing one of its heavy weights. Derrick Rose will likely miss the game for the Bulls while Kevin Garnett should sit for the Celtics. Obviously, the Bulls will feel the greater impact of the two...

Derrick Rose: "I could barely walk." and quick thoughts on Celtics loss

Derrick Rose: "I could barely walk." and quick thoughts on Celtics loss
"It's been hurting the whole trip," Rose said. "I just played through it. It tended to get worse after every game. I was really worried about it. But I'm trying to stay positive. I don't know what the diagnosis is. I just know my back is not right." "It just came from out of nowhere," Rose said. "That's the scary thing about it. ... I could barely walk (after New Orleans). It's killing me not being able to play, especially this game, or when I do play my minutes are definitely down. Hopefully, I'll get treatments and it calms down. If not, I'll take my time...
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Bulls at Celtics 2:30 on ABC

The Chicago Bulls finish off their nine game road trip with a game in Boston against the Celtics. The Celtics looked like they were rolling up until a couple a games ago when they dropped games to the Lakers and Raptors...