Posts tagged "marco belinelli"

Throw Rip Hamilton from the train

Throw Rip Hamilton from the train
So the Spurs game was fun for about a half when the Bulls offense somehow found it's rhythm behind the three point line, but the Spurs adjusted, Chicago slumped, and it ended in a rout. One thing became crystal clear from the game though, we need to throw Rip Hamilton from the train, hope he stays hurt, tell him to stay at home, or whatever else it takes to force Tom Thibodeau to start Marco Belinelli...

Butler, Robinson lead the Bulls back, Noah saves the day, and Belinelli finishes them off

Jimmy Butler started the game 0-7 in the first half but came roaring back in the second half knocking down six of his seven shots while Nate Robinson energized the Bulls with his offense scoring nine straight points in just over a minute to bring the Bulls back. Then with the game on the line, Joakim Noah made the save of the day to Marco Belinelli for the game winner...

Should Marco Belinelli remain the starter?

Should Marco Belinelli remain the starter?
It's not exactly Colin Kaepernick vs Alex Smith, but when Rip Hamilton comes back from his torn plantar fascia the Bulls will need to decide whether he should remain the starter or whether they'll go with Marco Belinelli...
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Rip Hamilton's MRI reveals torn plantar fascia

Rip Hamilton's MRI reveals torn plantar fascia
The results from Rip Hamilton's MRI were a torn plantar fascia, and the team's official PR release was one simple statement: "Chicago Bulls guard Richard Hamilton had an MRI today that revealed he has a torn Plantar Fascia in his left foot. He will return to play as his symptoms permit...

Chicago Bulls win on the court and win with Gibson extension

The Chicago Bulls, as expected, dispatched the Sacramento Kings in their season opener at the United Center on Halloween. Bulls fans scored a Halloween treat as well when Taj Gibson accepted the Bulls final offer after the game agreeing to a four year extension starting at just over eight million per year with incentives that could push it to nine and a half million per year...

Nate Robinson leads Chicago Bulls to victory as Kirk Hinrich sits with thumb injury

Nate Robinson finally started having his three point shot fall and that made all the difference in terms of his offensive output. Beyond that he racked up 13 assists to go with zero turnovers and looked like a superstar point guard for one night...
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Chicago Bulls roll their eyes at new flopping rules

The Chicago Bulls met with the referees yesterday to go over new points of emphasis in the rule book. The largest one being the "no flopping" rule. Ironically, no one seems to be discussing that this was a point of emphasis last year as well and nothing changed...

New bench mob struggles while the Chicago Bulls saw classic Kirk Hinrich

Our first glance of Bulls basketball brought plenty of highs and lows along with a win. The good news is that the starters played well. The bad news is the bench was horrific...

Top five things to watch for in the Memphis Grizzlies at Chicago Bulls preseason game one

We're finally here. The Bulls open up preseason against the Memphis Grizzlies with a 7:00pm tip off at the United Center. Preseason games mean absolutely nothing in the outcome which is typically determined by the deepest part of the bench by each team. However, that doesn't mean something can't be ascertained by watching the important players play...
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Who wins the battle for shooting guard minutes?

By the end of last season, Rip Hamilton frequently morphed into Kieth Bogans, starting the first and third periods then playing sparingly after that. Hamilton is expected to start again this season, but the battle for who gets the minutes at SG could be intense...