Posts tagged "derrick rose"

It's Always A Financial Decision, Gar

It's Always A Financial Decision, Gar
It’s become the norm to expect that any trade made by the Chicago Bulls is done so under the premise that dumping salary and saving money on luxury tax bills is a must. Partly said in jest, there is some truth that lies within that statement. It occurred with the departure of Luol Deng and... Read more »

So It Ends, the Derrick Rose Era of Bulls Basketball is Over

So It Ends, the Derrick Rose Era of Bulls Basketball is Over
I suppose it’s been a long time coming. The Bulls have finally made a trade. A blockbuster at that. Derrick Rose is no longer a Bull. The Bulls are sending Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 2nd-round pick for Robin Lopez, Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon, per source. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) June 22,... Read more »

Dennis Podman - Ep. 22: The Draft & Free Agency with K.C. Johnson

Dennis Podman - Ep. 22: The Draft & Free Agency with K.C. Johnson
This week on Dennis Podman, Mark and Morten had the pleasure of being joined by K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop), Chicago Bulls Beat Reporter for the Chicago Tribune. Discussing the 2016 NBA Draft and free agency period, K.C. offers his insight on arguably the most important offseason the Bulls have faced in some time. Be sure to... Read more »
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Mark's Mailbag: 2016 NBA Draft and Free Agency

Mark's Mailbag: 2016 NBA Draft and Free Agency
In the first edition of the mailbag, I thought it would be an opportune time to gauge the pulse of the fan base and to answer any pressing questions that exist ahead of the 2016 NBA Draft and free agency period. At the crossroads with significant changes required, the following month will prove to be... Read more »

Bulls Dismiss Key Members Of Training Staff

Bulls Dismiss Key Members Of Training Staff
We knew that the offseason would bring many changes for the Bulls. And so it has begun, with two members of its training staff being dismissed from their duties today. Director of Sports Performance Jennifer Swanson and Head Strength Coach Nick Papendieck, will no longer be the Bulls, as per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago... Read more »

Bulls Obituary: This Season Was A Complete Failure

Bulls Obituary: This Season Was A Complete Failure
The 2015-2016 season effectively ended with last Saturday’s tough loss to the Detroit Pistons. If the mishmash of D-Leaguer Grizzlies euthanizing the Bulls wasn’t enough, last nights meltdown against the Heat certainly closed the playoff door on the Bulls, who, for the first time since 2008, will be sent packing before the playoffs even begin.... Read more »
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Derrick Rose, The Shooting Guard?

Derrick Rose, The Shooting Guard?
So long as Derrick Rose has been in the NBA, questions have always surrounded his legitimacy as a point guard capable of running an intricate offense. Forced into a heavy scoring role from the outset, which only continued to expand as his star grew, Rose has faced many external questions claiming his best position in... Read more »

Chill With The Rose Criticism, It's Smart To Rest

Chill With The Rose Criticism, It's Smart To Rest
As we get closer to tip-off tonight, Derrick Rose, who has participated in shoot-around and is called a “game-time decision” — is at risk of missing his second straight game due to right hamstring tendonitis. If he sits out against the Hawks tonight, it’s completely fine. Derrick Rose participated is some of the shootaround and... Read more »

Will and Mark Discuss Bulls Trade Deadline Options

Will and Mark Discuss Bulls Trade Deadline Options
Mark: The trade deadline fast approaches, Will. I don’t know why I get suckered into the hype and drama of this time of year, particularly as the Chicago Bulls seem immune to participating in the February madness. But here I am, waiting for a move to occur, even as the inevitability of nothingness looms at... Read more »
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Derrick Rose in Attack Mode?

Derrick Rose in Attack Mode?
Derrick Rose began the season excruciatingly bad. Statistically one of the worst players in the league, Rose’s poor performance could easily be summed up by his -5.32 RPM rating and Bulls worst -3.6 DRE/game. Never a reliable outside shooting threat, he inexplicably struggled to convert shots at the rim. Without being able to draw very... Read more »