Posts tagged "deron williams"

Bulls vs Nets 3pm on WGN

Bulls vs Nets 3pm on WGN
The New Jersey Nets will stroll into the United Center to take on the (presumably) Roseless Bulls. The Nets don't appear to be much of a threat, but with Marshon Brooks back in the lineup and the potential return of Brook Lopez, they have potential to be a larger threat than their record would indicate...

Bulls at Nets 6:30 pm on CSN [and some Bulls/Bucks thoughts]

Bulls at Nets 6:30 pm on CSN [and some Bulls/Bucks thoughts]
For those who are readers and not listeners, I'll start with some quick thoughts from the Bucks game. Derrick Rose, again, absolutely shredded the Bucks defense. After a quick scoring burst to start the game, he destroyed them with the pass rather than the shot...

Deron Williams heading to Turkey, who gains leverage?

The gut reaction I've seen to the news that Deron Williams is heading off to Turkey is that the players gain some leverage by finding European jobs. Not so fast...
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Trade deadline thoughts, a day after

Yesterday, I discussed my mixed emotions on the Bulls lack of a move.   The right move may not have been on the table, but the predeadline comments by beat reporters about the new CBA and saving money still bring back scary thoughts for a team I hope will finally be willing to pay the... Read more »

Jerry Sloan abruptly announces retirement after Bulls defeat Jazz

The news is all over the net, and Derrick Rose has sent his second coach this year to the unemployment line.   Granted, Sloan seemed to tire of the job moreso than to get let go by ownership, but I love the fact that Rose is the one pushing them in that direction. Apparently, a... Read more »

Rose wins the PG battle to drive Bulls to victory

Well, I think it’s safe to say that Jazz fans aren’t missing Carlos Boozer any, and if I had my way, he wouldn’t have played in the fourth quarter.    Derrick Rose gave the Bulls enough offense while the team defense stepped up and did the job.   Big kudos to the bench for coming in... Read more »
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Bulls @ Jazz @ 8pm on CSN+

They’re not booing, they’re cheering “BOOOZ!, or so Carlos Boozer quipped when asked about negative reaction from fans.   While the headlines all focus on Boozer, Korver, and Brewer’s return to Utah, the real story is Derrick Rose vs Deron Williams and whether the Bulls can get their game together on the road to stop this... Read more »

Would you trade Rose for any player in the NBA?

I was thinking about the small list of players in the league that I would trade Derrick Rose for until I came to an interesting conclusion.  There’s no one on the list. No, Derrick Rose isn’t the best player in the league.   No, I don’t think he’s likely to become the best player in the... Read more »

Top 10 players for the next five seasons, where's Derrick?

Top 10 players for the next five seasons, where's Derrick?
There are many ways to value players.   How much would this player help you in one year?   How much would this player help you if you were starting from scratch and had to build a team over a number of years?   Do you factor in present contracts when making these choices?  ... Read more »
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