Posts in category "Personnel"

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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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 »

Horny Notes: May 6, 2011 -- Bulls' Dominant Rebounding, Crawford's Bad D & Big Mouth, Rose's Sprained Ankle,

Horny Notes: May 6, 2011 -- Bulls' Dominant Rebounding, Crawford's Bad D & Big Mouth, Rose's Sprained Ankle,
Jamal Crawford had the nerve to say after Game 2: “If that’s their best shot, we’re in good shape.” (K.C. Johnson and Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune): “That’s his opinion,” Derrick Rose responded. “To us, that wasn’t our best game at all.” Powerade put up a sweet billboard in the West Loop, commemorating Rose’s MVP honor... Read more »

Injured Rose on Game 5: "I'm Definitely Playing"

Injured Rose on Game 5: "I'm Definitely Playing"
Though he sat out Monday’s practice, D-Rose was out of the walking boot and said he’ll play Game 5, despite a sprained ankle. Derrick Rose sprained watched film on Sunday in a walking boot and practice from the sidelines on Monday — but in flip-flops — after a negative MRI was conducted on the left... Read more »
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Horny Notes: March 21, 2011 -- Boozer Back Monday, Rose 'Beat Up,' Asik Converting His Athleticism to Execution

Horny Notes: March 21, 2011 -- Boozer Back Monday, Rose 'Beat Up,' Asik Converting His Athleticism to Execution
Get it? “Horny Notes?” Because bulls have horns?… Yeah, anyway, I doubt this type of post will be daily, but when I stumble on a lot of content around the web, I will.   No one previews Bulls games better than Matt McHale. Honestly, it’s partially why I quit them. I can just link to... Read more »

Bulls' Team Chemistry Much More Than Newspeak

Bulls' Team Chemistry Much More Than Newspeak
There’s a feel-good, too-good-to-be-true bunch of stories about the Bulls that are impossible to ignore. It isn’t the quantity of noise, but the consistency and ingenuity of the players that this is a team with a very tight personal bond. manlove. don’t leave the locker room without it. Chemistry is an intangible sports meme, usually... Read more »

Noah Back, Boozer Still Out Thursday

Noah Back, Boozer Still Out Thursday
Joakim Noah will return to the Bulls (48-18) starting lineup after missing a game with the flu, but Carlos Boozer will miss his fourth game with a sprained ankle, K.C. Johnson reported Thursday at the Chicago Tribune. Kurt Thomas will start at center with Noah at power forward against the Nets (22-43) in New Jersey... Read more »
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Bogans' Big Night Forces Notice of Hot Shooting Most of the Season

Bogans' Big Night Forces Notice of Hot Shooting Most of the Season
Keith Bogans’ big night against the Wizards wasn’t a fluke; it was consistent with his trends since the early-to-mid-December. On Feb. 15, while the rotisserie droolers were drolling nonsense about Keith Bogans’ per game averages, I highlighted that he was one of the most efficient shooters on the Bulls and trending upward. His “scoring has... Read more »