Posts tagged "O.J. Mayo"

O.J. Mayo appears a longshot for Bulls

O.J. Mayo appears a longshot for Bulls
Leading up to the 2008 NBA draft, there were lengthy discussions about the possibility of O.J. Mayo being drafted by the Miami Heat with the No. 2 overall pick. The 6-foot-4 guard ended up going to the Memphis Grizzlies with the No. 3 pick, but he tantalized observers with his scoring ability at USC and... 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 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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Draft night deal for the Bulls unlikely; no Mayo?

There’s no question that the Bulls have some room for improvement heading into next season. The question is: Where, when and how will the Bulls acquire the help they need? Don’t expect a Draft night trade, though. ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “It’s doubtful the Bulls will make a major move on draft night. The last... Read more »

Bulls, Grizzlies very different since last matchup

The Bulls defeated the Memphis Grizzlies fairly easily the last time the two teams faced off on January 17. The Bulls won in Memphis 96-84 and held control for most of the game, led by Derrick Rose’s first career triple-double — 22 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds. The Bulls improved to 28-13 after the... Read more »

Bulls reportedly to pick up bought out Butler

Per Ric Bucher of ESPN: The Los Angeles Clippers have bought out Rasual Butler, and he plans to sign with the Chicago Bulls, a league source told ESPN The Magazine’s Ric Bucher. Butler must clear waivers before he can sign with the Bulls. Butler had the best scoring season of his career in 2009-10, averaging... Read more »
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Bulls let trade deadline pass with no move

The Chicago Bulls were in the market for an upgrade at the two-guard, and were in negotiations with teams leading up to the Trade Deadline, which ended today at 2:00PM C.S.T. But the Bulls stood pat, refusing to move the player assets they have in Omer Asik and Taj Gibson. The Bulls tried to move... Read more »

With Noah back, could Scalabrine or Thomas be on the move?

Joakim Noah, who has been out the past 30 games for the Chicago Bulls, is coming back tonight against the Toronto Raptors — ironically, his last game before his absence was also against the Raptors. While he was out, the Bulls got nearly 6 points and 7 rebounds per game (29 starts) from Kurt Thomas.... Read more »

NBA Trade Deadline needs: Bulls edition

With the NBA trade deadline three days away (Thursday, 2:00pm C.S.T.), every team is looking to fill their needs. For some teams, it is clearing up cap space, for others it is adding depth, and for the Chicago Bulls, it’s to get an upgrade at the shooting guard position. It’s much easier said than done;... Read more »
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