Tag: Dwight Howard

Carlos Boozer strong in Bulls' blowout win over Magic

Carlos Boozer strong in Bulls' blowout win over Magic
Over the past year and a half, when the going gets tough in the Chicago Bulls’ world, fans tend to point the finger at Carlos Boozer. The 6-foot-9 power forward’s struggles last season, especially in the playoffs, have been well-documented by the NBA’s fans and media. However, this season, Boozer is putting together his best... Read more »

Bulls put clamp down on Magic, 85-59

Bulls put clamp down on Magic, 85-59
Playing without Derrick Rose (groin) for the fourth consecutive game, the Chicago Bulls rolled to an easy 85-59 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night at Amway Center. The Bulls improved to 38-10 this season, which remained good for the best record in the NBA. The Bulls placed three players in double figures against... Read more »

Small moves likely, but Bulls banking on Rip Hamilton

Small moves likely, but Bulls banking on Rip Hamilton
With the NBA All-Star break in the rearview mirror, the Chicago Bulls believe they are prepared to focus all of their attention on the unofficial second half of the season amid the countless trade rumors that will surely ensue around the league in the coming weeks. There’s no question that the biggest star who’s reportedly... Read more »
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Joakim Noah does it all in Bulls' first-half finale

Joakim Noah does it all in Bulls' first-half finale
Joakim Noah understood the importance of entering the All-Star break, the NBA’s unofficial midway point of the season, on a high note in order to carry some momentum into the second half of this marathon, 66-game schedule. Consider that a mission accomplished for the Bulls’ center, who will turn 27 years old on Saturday. He... Read more »

Bulls' Derrick Rose 'sick and tired' of no calls

Bulls' Derrick Rose 'sick and tired' of no calls
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose picked up his first technical foul of the season in Monday night’s 98-88 road victory over the Washington Wizards because he felt it was necessary and important for him to stand up for himself. The incident occurred at the five minute, 20 second mark of the second quarter when Rose... Read more »

Well-balanced Bulls defeat Magic 97-83

Well-balanced Bulls defeat Magic 97-83
In an all-around effort, the Chicago Bulls won their sixth straight game with a 97-83 road victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. After trailing by eight points just three minutes into the game, coach Tom Thibodeau’s team started to impose its will on the offensive end and put the clamps down defensively. The... Read more »
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Bulls' Derrick Rose to play vs. Magic

Bulls' Derrick Rose to play vs. Magic
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose, who bruised his left elbow late in Wednesday night’s 99-83 road victory over the Detroit Pistons, will play Friday against the Orlando Magic at Amway Arena at 7 p.m. Chicago time on WCIU (local). “He’s good. He’s good,” coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters after Friday’s morning shootaround. The 6-foot-3... Read more »

Chicago Bulls 2011-12 season preview and NBA predictions

Chicago Bulls 2011-12 season preview and NBA predictions
The Chicago Bulls worked hard during the extended offseason and have repeatedly said they are hungrier than ever after losing to the Miami Heat in last season’s Eastern Conference finals. With a full season alongside coach Tom Thibodeau under the Bulls’ belt, they are a confident, cohesive bunch. Reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose and his... Read more »

Bulls Notes: Rip Hamilton signing likely coming Wednesday

Bulls Notes: Rip Hamilton signing likely coming Wednesday
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Bulls are set to land their well-documented free-agent target in the coming days. In a formality, the Detroit Pistons officially waived Rip Hamilton on Monday, agreeing to a buyout that will save the team $8 million in cap space during the next two seasons. Once Hamilton clears waivers, he can... Read more »
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Don't count on Dwight Howard to the Bulls

Don't count on Dwight Howard to the Bulls
Orlando Magic star Dwight Howard admitted Saturday that he spent the prolonged offseason attempting to come up with a definitive answer to a question that has been consuming his mind as the upcoming campaign approached: Should I stay or should I go? Magic general manager Otis Smith confirmed reports that Howard has asked for a... Read more »