Tag: Blake Griffin

Would the Bulls trade Rose?

Through 55 games this season, Derrick Rose is having a breakout, career, and MVP-type season. He has not only led the Chicago Bulls to a surprising 39-17 record, but he’s improved in nearly every single statistical category from last year. Rose is averaging 25 points, 8.2 assists, and 4.4 rebounds per game this season. Last... Read more »

NBA All-Star 2011: East or West?

The 2011 NBA All-Star weekend will come to closure tonight after the 60th edition of the NBA All-Star game: the Eastern Conference versus the Western Conference. The Chicago Bulls will have one participant in tonight’s festivities, Derrick Rose, and he will start for the East. Joining him in the back-court will be Dwyane Wade (HEAT),... Read more »

NBA All-Star 2011: Saturday wrap up

From start-to-finish, tonight was the most entertaining Saturday night of the NBA All-Star festivities since the Vince Carter and Jason Richardson Slam Dunk contest days. Sure, the Dwight Howard and Nate Robertson years were fun, but tonight, each contestant had a legit case of winning the Slam Dunk championship, but thanks to Blake Griffin’s Los... Read more »

NBA All-Star 2011: Saturday preview

With the Rookies/Sophomore game in the bag, day two of the NBA All-Star festivities will get underway tonight at 7pm CT and will go through 10pm CT. The four events tonight will be the Haier Shooting Stars, Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker 3-point Contest, and Sprite Slam Dunk competition. Let’s take a preview at... Read more »

Bulls coast past the Clippers, as Rose out duels Griffin

‘MVP!. ‘MVP!’, ‘MVP!’. a chant Derrick Rose is very familiar with. However, he got the chants from an unfamiliar source tonight. Yes, it was a game in Los Angeles, Rose’s offseason home, but it was surprising to see the discrepancy between the Chicago Bulls and Clippers fans.  Blake Griffin was looking like the MVP after... Read more »

Bulls start off five-game road trip in LA, get another glimpse of Blake Griffin

The Chicago Bulls will get their five-game road trip started tonight against the Los Angeles Clippers, a team that boasts a 19-28 record. Although they’re well out of the playoff race, the Clippers have been playing very well of late, winning 9 of their last 13 games. They sport a 3-15 road record, but are... Read more »

Bulls improve to 33-14, roll past Pacers 110-89

Although the score board at game’s end showed 110-89 in the Chicago Bulls’ favor, make no mistake about it: the Indiana Pacers played the Bulls tough. Until the 4th quarter that is. The Bulls outscored the Pacers 33-17 in the 4th quarter, getting whatever they want offensively and shutting down an isolation-heavy Pacers offense. Still... Read more »

Blake Griffin impresses, Clippers snap Bulls' seven-game win streak

Derrick Rose had another MVP-type performance Saturday night with 34 points, 8 assists, and 6 rebounds, but he missed the second of two free-throws with 0.8 seconds left. Giving the Clippers a 100-99 win. It was a shame that Rose couldn’t get the second free-throw to fall after making the first one; he made clutch... Read more »

Chicago Bulls(16-8) look to get 8th straight win at home against LA Clippers(6-21)

The Bulls’ easy schedule continues tonight when they will face the woeful Clippers at the United Center. However, this will be their first game without All-Star caliber center Joakim Noah. Noah’s former coach, Vinny Del Negro, will also make his return to the United Center as the opposing coach. Del Negro coached the Bulls to... Read more »