Posts tagged "Denver Nuggets"

Low expectations for Bulls vs Nuggets tonight

The Denver Nuggets are 21-3 at home, second only to the Spurs. They're also one of the hottest teams in the league right now having won seven straight and 13 of their last 15 games overall. That combination doesn't play well against a Bulls roster missing Kirk Hinrich, possibly Marco Belinelli, and likely playing with a banged up Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah...

Western conference preview

The Western conference has long been the dominant conference.   No more.   It has the Lakers, and it has some other good teams, but the conference is quickly losing steam,    The top three teams (in terms of record anyway) are all in last gasp mode with the Lakers the only one of the group with a... Read more »

Denver beats the Lakers, improving Bulls magic number vs L.A.

So the Denver Nuggets beat the L.A. Lakers which improved the Bulls magic number to six against L.A.   I watched the game, and the Nuggets displayed a largely gritty performance against the Lakers.  The Boston Celtics managed to beat the Detroit Pistons while the Miami Heat knocked off the New Jersey Nets.  The Spurs... Read more »

Carmelo, shockingly, not traded to the Bulls

The deal is now done, per lots of places, but one such place is yahoo sports: The Knicks offered to send Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Wilson Chandler and the Knicks’ 2014 first-round draft pick to Denver. The Knicks would also trade Anthony Randolph and Eddy Curry’s expiring contract to the Minnesota Timberwolves, who would send... Read more »

The fascinating dynamics of trading Carmelo Anthony

The whole NBA has been watching the Carmelo saga with varying degrees of interest.   The Bulls aren’t involved as they don’t have the pieces Denver wants, and Carmelo doesn’t seem particularly interested in heading to the windy city either despite the dead on accurate sources of Still, the situation has interesting implications on the... Read more »

Bulls still interested in J.R. Smith, psyche, not really, or are they?

Per Wojo: The Chicago Bulls are still making calls on J.R. Smith to solve their shooting guard issues, but red flags on Smith’s character have made the Bulls cautious. “They just don’t want to mess that locker room up,” one source with knowledge of the talks said. “The Bulls have too good of a [locker]... Read more »

Bulls told not to bother pursuing Anthony

Sam Smith chimes in with what really makes the most sense: The Bulls, by the way, remain interested in Anthony and have been all season. They have been in contact with the Nuggets and Anthony’s representatives regularly. They have mostly been told not to bother, though you never know. But as we know it’s never... Read more »

Bulls internally considering whether to enter the Melo sweepstakes

Per Mike McGraw: It is widely believed Denver has insisted center Joakim Noah be included in any Anthony deal, which the Bulls are reluctant to do. It would be more difficult to trade Noah now that he’s signed a long-term extension. But the Bulls have gone 12-6 with Noah on the sideline with a thumb... Read more »

World Wide Wes pushing Chicago to bid on Anthony

Per Yahoo sports: As trade discussions with the New Jersey Nets stall, the representatives for Carmelo Anthony(notes) are engaging the Chicago Bulls with hopes of pushing them into becoming a serious bidder for the Denver Nuggets star, a league source told Yahoo! Sports. Anthony has long been enthusiastic about a possible trade to the Bulls,... Read more »

Want a new SG for Christmas? Here are some options

Bulls fans have clamored for a new shooting guard for the past several months as the Bulls frequently fail to get adequate production out of our starting two guard.   Derrick Rose has to do extra work without a second creator, and Keith Bogans isn’t spacing the floor any either.   Here’s some thoughts on guys the... Read more »