Tag: Paul Pierce

Bulls rally past Celtics 93-86

Bulls rally past Celtics 93-86
Playing without Derrick Rose (groin) for the 12th straight game, the Chicago Bulls rallied for an impressive 93-86 win over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night at the United Center. The Bulls improved to 43-13 this season, which remained the best record in the NBA. The Bulls placed four players in double figures against the... Read more »

Bulls get past Celtics 89-80

Bulls get past Celtics 89-80
Playing without Derrick Rose (back) for the fourth game in a row, the Chicago Bulls topped the Boston Celtics 89-80 in a nationally televised game on Sunday night at the United Center. The Bulls improved to 25-7, 11-1 at home, this season. The Bulls placed four players in double figures against the Celtics (15-14), who... Read more »

Derrick Rose's back a growing concern for Bulls

Derrick Rose's back a growing concern for Bulls
Given the standard the Chicago Bulls have set, Sunday afternoon’s hard-fought 95-91 loss to the Boston Celtics felt to them as if they had just rattled off eight or 10 straight losses and were searching for answers. To make matters worse, Bulls star Derrick Rose missed his second game in a row Sunday because of... Read more »
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Bulls in position to land multiple All-Star reps

Bulls in position to land multiple All-Star reps
With Derrick Rose having already been voted as an Eastern Conference starter for the 2012 NBA All-Star Game, the Chicago Bulls appear primed to send two more men, who are critical to the team’s success, to the midseason exhibition contest in Orlando on Feb. 26: Luol Deng and Tom Thibodeau. Deng is averaging 16.4 points,... Read more »

Bulls set for Raptors after 88-79 win over Celtics

Bulls set for Raptors after 88-79 win over Celtics
The Chicago Bulls got up for Friday night’s game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden and proved it with a wire-to-wire 88-79 victory. It was an emotional battle, given the fact that they had lost 12 of the last 18 regular-season games to their Eastern Conference rival. The Bulls improved to an NBA-best 11-2... Read more »

Thibodeau's imprints all over 2010-11 Bulls

From the beginning, the Bulls’ hire of coach Tom Thibodeau felt different. There was a different atmosphere around him and the Bulls. There was genuine respect and trust for Thibodeau, who helped lead the Boston Celtics to an NBA title in 2008 as an assistant coach. One thing’s for sure, he is no Vinny Del... Read more »
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Rose seals MVP in Bulls' win over Celtics

If it wasn’t cemented yet, let’s just say this was the dagger, nail in the coffin, the finishing touch for Derrick Rose’s MVP resume. And he did it in impressive fashion, with 30 points, eight assists, five rebounds and two steals in nearly 40 minutes. It was a team effort for the Bulls as they... Read more »

Bulls full game above Celtics for top spot in East

Thanks to the Memphis Grizzlies, the Bulls are now one full game above the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference standings after Memphis defeated the Celtics in Boston 90-87. The Grizzlies had six players in double-figures, led by Zach Randolph’s 13-point, 8-rebound night. The Celtics got 22 points and six rebounds from Paul Pierce, but... 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 »
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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 »