Posts tagged "rajon rondo"

Bulls Drop Winnable Game To Nuggets

Bulls Drop Winnable Game To Nuggets
On a night when Derrick Rose hit a clutch jumper for the New York Knicks, the Bulls had a chance to create their own late-game magic Tuesday against the Denver Nuggets. They trailed by two with 9.5 seconds left and chose to go for the win. They got the open 3-point opportunity they wanted, but... Read more »

Bulls Shake Off Lakers, Get to 3-1 on Circus Trip

Bulls Shake Off Lakers, Get to 3-1 on Circus Trip
This year’s incarnations of the Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers are not what they were for a long time as far as franchise faces. By trading Derrick Rose, the Bulls let it be known that Jimmy Butler is their true leader. Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant’s retirement means the Lakers are without a defining player for the... Read more »

Reacting To Rondo: A Look Into Rondo's 1st Ten Games As A Bull

Reacting To Rondo: A Look Into Rondo's 1st Ten Games As A Bull
The new era of Chicago Bulls basketball has gotten off to an exhilarating start. But if you look very closely through all of the Jimmy Butler dominance, the Dwyane Wade bravado, and the amazing offensive rebounding numbers, there is one obvious problem on this team: Rajon Rondo is not producing. He was brought in to... Read more »
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Bulls Give Blazers No Chance

Bulls Give Blazers No Chance
The very last circus trip could not have started better for the Bulls Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Never mind that Rajon Rondo and Doug McDermott were absent. The Bulls scored the game’s first 10 points and played with such force on both ends, forcing Portland to burn two timeouts before the first quarter... Read more »

Dennis Podman – Ep. 25: The Return

Dennis Podman – Ep. 25: The Return
After a long offseason hiatus, Dennis Podman is back to dissect the new Bulls season. Join Mark & Morten as the pair discuss the new-look Bulls, who just so happen to have the same old inconsistency issues. Other topics include Rajon Rondo’s fit on the team, Jimmy Butler’s changing role, Dwyane Wade’s unparalleled shooting, and... Read more »

Game Preview: Bulls at Pacers

Game Preview: Bulls at Pacers
The NBA schedule is weird sometimes. The Bulls and Pacers just played each other one week ago exactly. The season is only a little more than a week old. That won’t stop the teams from meeting again on Saturday however. The Bulls’ 3-2 record is an inverse of the Pacers’ 2-3 mark. Exactly one week... Read more »
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Bulls Game Notes: Rose, Noah And The Loss To The Knicks

Bulls Game Notes: Rose, Noah And The Loss To The Knicks
This game was never just going to be about basketball. It can’t be when two former stars of a franchise make their return, dressing in different uniforms other than the red and white we’ve been accustomed to, instead donning blue jerseys that have symbolized a heated rivalry for decades. Now that they’ve gone, we’re not... Read more »

Game Preview: Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks

Game Preview: Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks
Any time the Chicago Bulls face an old foe like the New York Knicks, past rivalries and old memories are revived. That’s the case for any game between these teams, but tonight, the headlining story of this matchup will not be of rivalry, but return. Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah will play their first game... Read more »

Rebounding Key To New-Look Bulls Identity

Rebounding Key To New-Look Bulls Identity
The Chicago Bulls finished last year as the 9th seed in the Eastern Conference. Their 42-40 record was accomplished through a confusing brand of hero-ball blended with a middling defense, middling offense, and over-matched coaching. But Chicago was able to hang their hat on one of the few statistics they’ve consistently held their own: rebounding.... Read more »
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Past Connections Can Trump Issues, Make Season Worth Watching

Past Connections Can Trump Issues, Make Season Worth Watching
By making the World Series, the Cubs are doing a fine job at making the other major franchises in Chicago look bad. The White Sox can’t decide on a direction, the Blackhawks can’t kill a penalty to save themselves and do we even need to say what’s wrong with the Bears? But what about the... Read more »