Posts tagged "Chris Bosh"

Bulls closing in on end result, East's No. 1

Bulls closing in on end result, East's No. 1
Tom Thibodeau never gives his Chicago Bulls permission to look ahead at any point in the season, especially this lockout-shortened one. The veteran coach wants his players to take a day-to-day approach and solely worry about the team’s next opponent, rather than “skipping steps,” as he has phrased it over the course of the year.... Read more »

Bulls' Carlos Boozer matches Heat counterpart

Bulls' Carlos Boozer matches Heat counterpart
In last season’s Eastern Conference finals, most Chicago fans believed it was imperative for the Bulls to win the matchup at power forward between Carlos Boozer and the Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh. But Bosh clearly got the upper in the Heat’s five-game series win, averaging 23.2 points on 60 percent shooting and 7.6 rebounds to... Read more »

Ref's inadvertent whistle confuses Bulls

Ref's inadvertent whistle confuses Bulls
The Chicago Bulls aren’t a team that makes excuses often, largely thanks to the culture brought by coach Tom Thibodeau a season ago, but they were confused more than anything near the end of Sunday afternoon’s 97-93 defeat to the Miami Heat. With the Heat leading 94-93 with 16.8 seconds left in the fourth quarter,... Read more »
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Bulls, Derrick Rose fail to capitalize late

Bulls, Derrick Rose fail to capitalize late
Despite playing without both Luol Deng (wrist) and C.J. Watson (wrist), the Chicago Bulls clawed back from double-digit deficits time and time again and found themselves in position to win Sunday afternoon’s highly anticipated game against the Miami Heat, in a rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference finals. Although, there are no moral victories in... Read more »

Heat too much for Bulls, 97-93

Heat too much for Bulls, 97-93
Playing the first contest of a season-long, nine-game road trip, the Chicago Bulls fell to the Miami Heat 97-93 on Sunday afternoon at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Bulls dropped to 17-5 this season. The Bulls, who were without both Luol Deng (wrist) and C.J. Watson (wrist), placed all five starters in double figures against the Heat.... Read more »

Bulls' Rip Hamilton to play vs. Heat; Deng, Watson out

As expected, Chicago Bulls shooting guard Rip Hamilton (thigh, groin) will return from a one-game absence and play on Sunday afternoon against the Miami Heat, but Luol Deng (wrist) and C.J. Watson (wrist) are out for the highly anticipated tilt, coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters before the contest. Heat star Dwyane Wade on Saturday sounded... Read more »
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Bulls-Heat has makings of deep-rooted rivalry

Bulls-Heat has makings of deep-rooted rivalry
Over the past couple days, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and star Derrick Rose have said Sunday afternoon’s nationally televised (ABC) game against the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena (at 2:30 p.m. CT) is just another game, just one tilt out of the compressed, 66-game regular season. Of course, the Bulls swept the Heat in... Read more »

LeBron: Rose, Bulls 'one player away'

Due to the lack of support during the postseason, Derrick Rose had to carry much of the load for the Bulls. It’s clear the Bulls will need to look to get Rose some help this offseason. And Miami Heat forward LeBron James, who averaged 26 points, eight rebounds and seven assists against the Bulls in... Read more »

Heat/Mavericks: Who to root for?

OK, this may be easy to answer for Bulls fans. Actually, any fan outside the state of Florida. When LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh joined together in Miami, they became the most vilified team in the NBA in a blink of an eye. By default, most will be rooting for the Dallas Mavericks... Read more »
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Bulls: Season report card

The Chicago Bulls’ season came to an end on Thursday with an 83-80 loss to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. No one saw these Bulls, led by 22-year-old NBA MVP Derrick Rose, going to the East finals with the top seed in the NBA. But there they were, three games away from... Read more »