Archive for June 2011

With Lockout On, Scalabrine Likely Headed to Europe

Brian Scalabrine in the Euroleague? Not bad. Good for him and his family. Hopefully he’s back after the year on a coaching staff somewhere, getting his feet wet. He deserves it. Now that the NBA will lockout its players beginning at 11:01 p.m. Chicago time Thursday night, Scalabrine’s plans will be set in motion quickly. “For... Read more »

In Obvious Move, Chicago Exercises Taj Gibson Option

The Chicago Bulls picked up the fourth year option on Taj Gibson, according to CSN Chicago. Gibson is an explosive athlete off the bench for the Bulls who averaged 7.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game last season while playing good defense. He played a key role during the Bulls playoff run. He’s a part of the... Read more »

Caring About the Bulls' Draft

Caring About the Bulls' Draft
The Bulls’ 2011 draft leaves little to be excited about. Trading up to pick Nikolo Mirotic at #23 and picking Jimmy Butler at #30 does little to improve the team in the short term, raising the point that trading for an NBA player would’ve been a more productive draft day. Of course, the same logic... Read more »
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Crossover Porn: Lego Jordan Breaking Lego Byron's Ankles... Yeah, Really (Video)

Crossover Porn: Lego Jordan Breaking Lego Byron's Ankles... Yeah, Really (Video)
Ever want to see great NBA Finals moments performed by Legos? Tauntr.com did it. And the #1 moment — at the 1:43 mark of the video — is Michael Jordan‘s crossover-stepback jumper in the 1998 Finals against the Jazz, where he added Byron Russell to his “Gonna Make You Look LOL Silly” list. Also, “Legoized”... Read more »

Dwight Howard Wants to be The Man on a Championship Team... in Orlando

Dwight Howard Wants to be The Man on a Championship Team... in Orlando
Though the Bulls biggest needs have nothing to do with bigs, it’s that depth down low that is also potential trade bait to acquire the most irreplaceable, game-changing center in the NBA, Dwight Howard. But Howard wants to stay in Orlando, he says. So, for now, we dream: Howard will be a free agent after... Read more »