Archive for May 2011

Bulls Choked in Game 5, But the Heat Hit Some Damn Crazy Shots (Video)

Bulls Choked in Game 5, But the Heat Hit Some Damn Crazy Shots (Video)
If you’re as masochistic as I am, this is how insane the Heat fulfilled their 1% chance of coming back to win Game 5 and clinch the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bulls: Their D was stupid-good, but so was the Bulls’. The Heat hit shots as nutso as the notion of them coming back... Read more »

Derrick Rose's Lonely Moment (IMG)

Derrick Rose's Lonely Moment (IMG)
When the air was sucked out of this gorgeous city for a moment, I was fixated on this. I’m not sure how happy I am that Mike Ehrmann at Getty did, too, but that he did makes him a great photographer. I didn’t need the picture for this image to be sketched my mind forever,... Read more »

Spoelstra Beat Thibs at His Own Game to Advance Past Bulls... And It Hurts

Spoelstra Beat Thibs at His Own Game to Advance Past Bulls... And It Hurts
The sadface following the Heat ending the Bulls’ amazing season with a 83-80 Game 5 win to face the Mavs in the NBA Finals. There’ll be a lot of spilled milk about referees and last offseason’s collusion in Chicago until these Bulls pass these Heat in accomplishments, but the Heat clinched the Eastern Conference Finals with four... Read more »
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Bulls Lose in OT to the Heat, Fall to 3-1 in the Series, Might Consider Short-Term Alcoholism

Bulls Lose in OT to the Heat, Fall to 3-1 in the Series, Might Consider Short-Term Alcoholism
The Bulls fell in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals 101-93 in OT to the Heat. Down 3-1 in the series, they face elimination in Game 5 in Chicago on Thursday. What if you went on a bender Monday night, slept 30 hours, and I told you Wednesday morning that: Miami’s 109.3, 3rd-best-in-the-NBA offense... Read more »

Dunk Porn: D-Rose Dunking on Joel Anthony's Face (Video)

Dunk Porn: D-Rose Dunking on Joel Anthony's Face (Video)
Derrick Rose split the double team on the wing and Joel Anthony was no help inside… Yeah, no help inside. Fast don’t lie.   >

ESPN 'Firmly' Stands Behind D-Rose Statement That PED Use in the NBA is 'Huge'

ESPN 'Firmly' Stands Behind D-Rose Statement That PED Use in the NBA is 'Huge'
ESPN: The Magazine “stands ‘firmly’ behind its representation” of Derrick Rose‘s reported response to a question on the usage of illegal performance-enhancing drugs in the NBA, Ken Berger reported Monday (CBSSports.com). The magazine’s editor-in-chief, Gary Belsky, said in a statement to CBS that a “contributing reporter” conducted the interview and collected the statements from Rose that... Read more »
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Schuhmann: Brewer's Shutting Down D-Wade in the ECF

Schuhmann: Brewer's Shutting Down D-Wade in the ECF
Dwyane Wade’s numbers are considerably worse with Ronnie Brewer on the floor through Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, John Schuhmann found (NBA.com): In the series, Wade is shooting just 5-for-15 (33 percent) from the field, including 0-for-7 from midrange with Brewer on the floor. He’s shooting 16-for-35 (46 percent) with Brewer on the... Read more »

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3
The Bulls were well stopped by the Heat defense, but made it easier for Miami with bad offense in their 96-85 loss in Miami in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals with a 96-85 win over the Bulls. Miami never led by... Read more »

UPDATE: D-Rose Denies Statement That Performance-Enhancing Drugs are 'Huge' in the NBA

UPDATE: D-Rose Denies Statement That Performance-Enhancing Drugs are 'Huge' in the NBA
Derrick Rose just dropped a bombshell to ESPN The Magzine on, what he refers to as, a rampant use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in the NBA (International Business Times; h/t: Jared Wade). Rose was asked the following question by ESPN the Magazine, “If 1 equals ‘What are PEDs (Performance Enhancing Drugs)’? and 10 equals ‘Everybody’s... Read more »
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Thibs Wants More Pace, Post-Ups From Bulls Offense to Prevent 1st Back-to-Back Losses Since Feb. 7

Thibs Wants More Pace, Post-Ups From Bulls Offense to Prevent 1st Back-to-Back Losses Since Feb. 7
After practice in Miami on Friday, Tom Thibodeau addressed the Bulls woes on offense after a Game 2 where they only scored 75, but only lost by ten to the Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. He said his team needs to run the floor more after making defensive stops and create... Read more »