Posts tagged "new orleans hornets"

Hinrich's return lifts Bulls over Hornets, Rose ready to go?

It may not look like it from the box score, a typical Hinrich affair 2-7 for five points, but Kirk Hinrich's return meant everything to the Bulls last night. The offense went from completely disjointed to running much more smoothly and all of a sudden all the other players who were struggling busted out of their slumps...

Chicago Bulls crush listless Cavaliers prepare for Hornets tonight

The Chicago Bulls went into Cleveland and annihilated the Cavs. While the whole team shot well, long time scapegoats Carlos Boozer and Rip Hamilton led the way for the second straight game and are both off to a hot start to the season...

Does Pau Gasol make sense for Chicago?

Does Pau Gasol make sense for Chicago?
Sam Smith noted in his column a couple of days ago that Pau Gasol would love to play for the Bulls and that the Lakers star center doesn't get along with Kobe Bryant at all. The Lakers would likely consider moving Gasol due to contract and overlapped value with Bynum alone, but chemistry issues may force their hand even more...
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Derrick Rose looks healthy, MVP healthy in win over Hornets

Derrick Rose looks healthy, MVP healthy in win over Hornets
For the first time since the injuries, Derrick Rose looked like the MVP. He went full bore against the Hornets at times showing the speed and power that make him such a unique talent and carried the Bulls through a game which was on the brink of disaster...

Bulls pointlessly push Rose into action against the D-League caliber Hornets in lopsided win

Bulls pointlessly push Rose into action against the D-League caliber Hornets in lopsided win
So the Bulls won by 23 points and fulfilled my prediction of holding the Hornets to 70 or less points last night. Yet for some reason, despite his back still being tight, and Rose still feeling hurt, we felt the need to trot him out there until "the game was out of reach...

Bulls at Hornets 7pm on CSN

The Chicago Bulls would have little problem dispatching the Hornets best players with or without Derrick Rose, but they may be going up against the equivalent of their D-LEAGUE team tonight...
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Latest rumored signings and impact on the Bulls

Yesterday was the first day that signings were leaking around the league including several players the bulls were "targeting", and the league nixing a trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers...

Who's got next? Hawks or Magic and other playoff action

The Atlanta Hawks lead their first round matchup 3-1 against the Orlando Magic, and after playing four close games.  Orlando finally played like Orlando, Atlanta played like Atlanta, and the result was a butt whipping of epic proportions. Frank Vogel has to look at this series and think it’s what the Bulls/Pacers series should have... Read more »

The Pacers are better than people think

Watching the widespread panic settle over NBA analysts and Bulls fans because the Bulls have won two close games amuses me.   The Chicago Bulls have not played their best basketball, even I am not denying that.   However, so much of the angst over these two close wins comes from the fact that the Pacers look... Read more »
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Western conference preview

The Western conference has long been the dominant conference.   No more.   It has the Lakers, and it has some other good teams, but the conference is quickly losing steam,    The top three teams (in terms of record anyway) are all in last gasp mode with the Lakers the only one of the group with a... Read more »