BOSTON – As if not being as good as Derrick Rose wasn’t worse enough, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo received word late Monday that his ACL tear isn’t as bad as Rose’s either. “It’s pretty obvious that this is a tear,” stated Dr. Henry Fleischmann. “However, the tear itself is nowhere near to the... Read more »
(Chicago Tough normally does comedic pieces, but after today’s Bulls game, we’re taking some time away…pardon us.) If you’re over 50 and grew up in the Chicago area, you’ve seen this tape before. Saturday, on a move that was so typical of the Chicago Bulls’ stalwart point guard, All-Star point guard Derrick Rose left his... Read more »
So, what are we doing now that Bulls season is over? The Cubs and Sox leave us little to be desired…below are the results!
He kissed the court, pumped his fists, and reacted like a world’s champion…but how will we view LeBron’s celebration in one year?
MIAMI- LeBron James responded to questions from the media after the Miami Heat’s 97-87 victory over the Boston Celtics to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. As usual, Chicago Tough was there, listening…with eyes peeled and ears open…here’s our translation of James’ sound bites: “Everything went through my mind at that point,” James said. “Finally... Read more »
(Slats Radke was a former writer at the Chicago Daily American and assists with hockeenight.com during the Blackhawks season) Well, the old folks at Chicago Tough got a hold of me two weeks ago via my post office box in Franklin Park, and asked me if I wanted to put together an article talking about... Read more »
CHICAGO- During pre-game interviews, Indiana Pacers forward Josh McRoberts was stunned by accusations that ‘he is a total douche’. “Listen, I don’t know where you guys get this stuff. I’m an attractive NBA player in my 20′s who has many friends. Why would I have a lot of friends if I looked like a douche.”... Read more »
Derrick Rose single-handedly defeated the Indiana Pacers on Saturday with a brilliant 39 point performance…but what else has the youngster done in his early life?
Some readers here are old enough to remember the Bulls’ first ever playoff series win over the Detroit Pistons in 1974. Others didn’t get introduced to the team until the championship years. Even more didn’t come along until well after the championships. I’m stuck somewhere in the middle. My first year remembering an entire Bulls season front to... Read more »
CHICAGO- After emerging from his dark office in the depths of the Berto Center, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau made his way to a local supermarket. Thibodeau’s supply of food inside his Berto Center cave had been depleted. Hours and hours of studying film had erased his stock. At a nearby Dominick’s, Thibodeau picked... Read more »