Posts tagged "l.a. clippers"

Who are the real contenders for a title this season?

It's fairly rare that a season starts where you can't identify the team that will ultimately win the championship given a few teams to pick from. Unlike the NFL where probably 50% of the teams could win the superbowl in any given year, the NBA is more consistent in figuring out in advance who has a shot to win the title...

Bulls look to recover from their Clipper induced distruction against Blazers tonight

This was the game I expected the Bulls to have against the Oklahoma City Thunder. This is what I have expected out of the Bulls against great competition for most of this season, and sadly, for one night, this is what Bulls fans got. Chicago sits with a 5-4 record which isn't so bad, but they've yet to beat a credible team to get there...

Clippers buying out Rasual Butler, rumor is he's Chicago bound

Per ESPN: Source: Clippers buy out Rasual Butler The Los Angeles Clippers have bought out Rasual Butler, and he plans to sign with the Chicago Bulls, a league source told ESPN The Magazine’s Ric Bucher. Butler must clear waivers before he can sign with the Bulls. We’ll wait to see if this happens, but if... Read more »
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Bulls trounce Clippers behind monster performance by Rose

Derrick Rose absolutely destroyed the Clippers in every way imaginable.  From behind the arc to off the dribble.  Deng, Watson, and Korver crushed their spirits by knocking down three after three, and the Bulls broke their ominous streak of losing every time Bogans scores five points,   The Bulls survived a monster performance by Blake Griffin,... Read more »

Bulls @ Clippers at 9:30 on CSN / NBATV

Derrick Rose will look to avenge the game that got away.  In their last meeting, the Clippers were thoroughly beating the Bulls until Rose led a furious charge at the end to draw the Bulls close.   In the closing seconds, he drew a foul and went to the line down by two.   He... Read more »

Bulls vs Clippers 7pm on WGN

Due to construction around the house, this preview is coming up late and will be short as I’m heading out to the United Center to see the game shortly. The Clippers are coached by one of the worst in the NBA with Vinny Del Negro calling the plays.  At least he was cheap.  Blake Griffin... Read more »
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Bulls discussing Melo with Nuggets [as are a variety of others]

Per Jon Rothstein (MSG) twitter: #Nets look like favorites now but are fighting including lopez…Harris, Favors, and picks are package  #Nuggets would prob. want Kaman and Eric Gordon from #Clippers 4 Melo….that deal would make LAC much worse  #Nuggets discussions w Chicago involves a package of Luol Deng and Taj Gibson  #Warriors offer for Melo... Read more »

Your morning LeBron Watch - 6 teams, neutral site

Per Yahoo Sports: LeBron James is planning to invite six teams to meet him over the first three days of free agency, and rap mogul Jay-Z and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov will be part of a New Jersey Nets contingent that will make the first presentation on July 1 in the Akron, Ohio, area, league... Read more »

Clippers / Bulls talking #8 / Luol Deng + #17 swap?

Per Chris Broussard: I’ve been told that the Los Angeles Clippers could trade their No. 8 pick to Chicago for Luol Deng and the Bulls’ 17th pick. I haven’t gotten confirmation on this from a team official, but this trade is feasible because I know the Clippers aren’t enamored with any of the guys they... Read more »
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Portland trades Outlaw/Blake ending several Bulls trade rumors

The Trailblazers moved Travis Outlaw and Steve Blake to the Clippers for Marcus Camby ending several popular trade rumors.   The first being a trade of Tyrus directly to the Blazers for one of the two + a 1st rounder, the second being the three way with the Lakers that saw Kirk Hinrich and Tyrus... Read more »