Posts tagged "derrick rose"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Bulls Defensive Numbers Don't Necessarily Match the Eye Test

Bulls Defensive Numbers Don't Necessarily Match the Eye Test
When the Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau, they abandoned their devotion to being an elite defensive unit. They wanted to stay hip with the times, so they brought in an offensive minded, mild-mannered, anti-Thibs in Fred Hoiberg. Most people thought the Bulls’ defense would completely crumble under Hoiberg, but some remained hopeful that the Thibodeau-forged unit... Read more »

Game Break: Bulls vs. Warriors

Game Break: Bulls vs. Warriors
After watching the Bulls play the Warriors, I wanted to go through some of the themes I saw in the game in a “Game Break” segment. Guarding the Pick-and-Roll The Warriors are basically a cheat code. They have at least 4, but often 5 guys on the court at all times that you can’t leave,... Read more »

Bulls Confidential Mailbag Q and A, Vol. 1

Bulls Confidential Mailbag Q and A, Vol. 1
Welcome to the Bulls Confidential Mailbag series. Thanks to those who submitted questions! We got a couple of good ones on twitter, and hopefully, if this goes well, we will continue to get more! Question 1: @BullsConf how realistic of a shot is there of getting Oladipo? #Bullsconfqs — James Giuffre (@giuff11) January 13, 2016... Read more »
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Joakim Noah Doesn't Kill Spacing, Lineups Do

Joakim Noah Doesn't Kill Spacing, Lineups Do
Amid a week of basketball that consisted of 2 successive losses and a narrow overtime victory against the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, the Twitter topic of discussion among Chicago diehards predictably returned to the argument of trading out its breadth of bigs, with the latest victim of trade scuttlebutt surrounding the supposedly dissatisfied, Joakim Noah. As if... Read more »