Archive for November 2010

Taj's Minor Ankle Injury Sparked Up Past Plantar Fascitis Problem

Taj's Minor Ankle Injury Sparked Up Past Plantar Fascitis Problem
Taj Gibson missed practice last week and the back-to-back set in L.A. and Phoenix on that Tuesday and Wednesday with what was described as a sore ankle, a light ankle sprain, to a sore foot. Sneaky, sneaky, Mr. Gibs. Whatever the issue truly was, it’s activated Taj’s plantar fascitis injury with which he played the... Read more »

Boozer Shooting With, Showing His 'Protective Glove' (Video)

Boozer Shooting With, Showing His 'Protective Glove' (Video)
Carlos Boozer is extremely sure he’s capable of debuting this week in a Bulls jersey — maybe even in Wednesday’s game against the Magic. He’ll most likely be wearing a protective glove on the court. Here’s him taking a couple of shots with it and showing it to reporters: I haven’t hid my uneasiness with... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: December 1, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: December 1, 2010
Tim Duncan’s 15-18-11 triple-double led the Spurs (15-2) to beat GSW 118-98. Also: The Spurs speeding up their offense is something beautiful. More important, it displays a genius — maybe humble? — quick adaptation by one of the greatest coaches in NBA history. ball Lenny Wilkens is trying to get an NBA team back in... Read more »
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Lust, Basketball, and the lulz (Video)

Lust, Basketball, and the lulz (Video)
Epic song relating women to basketball. Enjoy: (h/t: Matt McHale)

Pippen on Rose-Isiah Similarities

Pippen on Rose-Isiah Similarities
Scottie Pippen’s Tuesday column at Bulls.com disucsses what Boozer coming back will mean to the team and how impressed he’s been with “how dramatic” and “quickly” Derrick Rose would “take another step forward this season” to be a serious MVP candidate. Commenting on of whom Rose remind him, Pippen said Isiah Thomas is the closest... Read more »

Boozer: 'Comfortable With the Offense', Will Personally Make Decision to Debut Wednesday (Video)

Boozer: 'Comfortable With the Offense', Will Personally Make Decision to Debut Wednesday (Video)
After practicing Monday, Carlos Boozer said whether or not he plays on Wednesday against the Magic at the United Center is up to him, based on “pain and swelling” in his right hand. Last week, K.C. Johnson reported there was “quiet optimism” that Carlos Boozer would make his Bulls debut on Wednesday against the Orlando... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: November 30, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: November 30, 2010
A look at Dwight Howard’s early argument for the MVP.Also: Dewey routinely takes 12-15 seconds to shoot a free throw. Petty, but the rule is a ten second max or the attempt is taken away. Considering he average 13 attempts per game this season, his awful 53.8% translates into seven points. Since losing to the... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: November 29, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: November 29, 2010
Sunday: The Spurs (14-2) impressively beat the Hornets (12-4) in Nawlins, 109-95. San Antonio turned a 17-point deficit into a 17-point lead in the second half. It’s the most anyone has scored against Nawlins so far this season. I’m inching toward the Celtics and Spurs being #2 and #2A in my mental power rankings. post-game... Read more »

Did 'Melo Travel to Hit Buzzer-Beater in Bulls Loss to Nuggets? (Video)

Did 'Melo Travel to Hit Buzzer-Beater in Bulls Loss to Nuggets? (Video)
An excellent video examination by Rob Mahoney at Hardwood Paroxysm says: No. Watch for yourself:
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Dunk Porn: Ronny Turiaf Gets Postered... Again, This Time By Marvin Williams (Video)

Dunk Porn: Ronny Turiaf Gets Postered... Again, This Time By Marvin Williams (Video)
A couple of weeks ago, Ronnie Turiaf had a Southwest Airlines game in Denver. There have been others since, including this looooong drive from the perimeter by Marvin Williams for the slam.