Posts tagged "Kurt Thomas"

Bulls enjoy Mike James' veteran presence

Bulls enjoy Mike James' veteran presence
While the United Center crowd may have been surprised Mike James played all but 41 seconds in the fourth quarter of the Chicago Bulls’ 89-80 victory over the Boston Celtics, the veteran point guard’s coaches and teammates knew exactly what he would bring to the table and fans who paid attention to his first stint... Read more »

Agent: Fabricio Oberto, Bulls not close to deal

Agent: Fabricio Oberto, Bulls not close to deal
The Chicago Bulls have been looking for a reserve big man ever since veteran center Kurt Thomas signed with the Portland Trail Blazers early in training camp. Many have believed that the team’s search has intensified because of the left ankle injuries both Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson suffered in Friday night’s 114-75 victory over... 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 »
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Bulls player preview: Joakim Noah

Bulls player preview: Joakim Noah
With fans preparing for the upcoming NBA season, let’s further analyze each Chicago Bull to gauge what kind of impact they could have as the team looks to reach the next level. You can also check out the player previews for Omer Asik, C.J. Watson, Ronnie Brewer, Kyle Korver, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, John Lucas III,... Read more »

Bulls player preview: Brian Scalabrine

Bulls player preview: Brian Scalabrine
With fans preparing for the upcoming NBA season, let’s further analyze each Chicago Bull to gauge what kind of impact they could have as the team looks to reach the next level. You can also check out the player previews for Omer Asik, C.J. Watson, Ronnie Brewer, Kyle Korver and Taj Gibson. Player: Brian Scalabrine (F)... Read more »

Kurt Thomas leaves Bulls for Blazers

As the Bulls wait for Rip Hamilton to clear waivers, they lost a valuable piece from a season ago. Veteran center Kurt Thomas has signed a two-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, the team announced on Sunday. “We’re excited to be adding the experience, toughness and veteran leadership that Kurt will provide for our... Read more »
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Bulls narrow list of two-guard targets

Bulls narrow list of two-guard targets
While plenty of rumors have surrounded Eastern Conference contenders such as the Miami Heat, New York Knicks and Boston Celtics, the Chicago Bulls had been fairly quiet during the early stages of free agency. It had been hard to get a read on which direction Bulls management would decide to go in its search for... Read more »

Bulls season preview: Omer Asik

Bulls season preview: Omer Asik
With fans preparing for the upcoming NBA season, let’s further analyze each Chicago Bull to gauge what kind of impact they could have as the team looks to reach the next level. Player: Omer Asik (C) Age: 25 Salary: $1,495,060 (two missed paychecks in November are taken into account). Unless he accepts the Bulls’ qualifying offer of $2.32 million,... Read more »

Bulls have several options, roster decisions to make

Bulls have several options, roster decisions to make
Before the Chicago Bulls can begin chasing free-agent shooting guards such as Jason Richardson and Jamal Crawford or possible trade targets like O.J. Mayo or Courtney Lee, they will have several decisions to make on the current roster. As it stands now, the roster features nine players under guaranteed contracts — 10 once draft pick... Read more »
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Knicks to make 'effort' for Bulls' Kurt Thomas

If there was a knock on this past season’s Coach of the Year, Tom Thibodeau, it was that he waited too long to play Kurt Thomas in the Eastern Conference finals. Thomas did not play a single minute in Games 1 to 4, though scored four points and grabbed eight rebounds in 18 minutes in... Read more »