Posts in category "Rotation"

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 »

Horny Notes: April 26, 2011 -- D-Rose Playing Game 5, Bench Mob Benched, Boozer's Downs, Coach Korver

Horny Notes: April 26, 2011 -- D-Rose Playing Game 5, Bench Mob Benched, Boozer's Downs, Coach Korver
Derrick Rose is “definitely playing” Game 5 on Tuesday. He participated in Tuesday’s walk through, did some shooting, but didn’t practice; he was out of the precautionary walking boot and in shoes (K.C. Johnson, Twitter). .bbpBox62921850224787456 {background:url(http://a2.twimg.com/profile_background_images/35669026/dunk_small.jpg) #000000;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:8px;padding-top:12px;height:40px;border-top:1px solid #fff;border-top:1px solid #e6e6e6} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author{line-height:19px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author... 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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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 »

Boozer Out, 'Flu-Like Symptoms' Make Noah 'Gametime Decision' vs. Wizards

Boozer Out, 'Flu-Like Symptoms' Make Noah 'Gametime Decision' vs. Wizards
Joakim Noah left practice early on Tuesday with “flu-like symptoms” and could miss the Bulls (47-18) game against the Wizards (16-49) in the evening, K.C. Johnson reported at the Chicago Tribune. With Carlos Boozer out, still nursing an ankle sprain, could we see Omer Asik and Taj Gibson starting with Kurt Thomas coming off the... Read more »

Deng Questionable for Friday's Game

Deng Questionable for Friday's Game
Carlos Boozer will miss Friday’s game, when the Bulls (45-18) host the Hawks (37-27) — after collapsing in their first meeting last week. Unfortunately, the team may also be without Luol Deng, who’s missed the morning shootaround, due to a nagging bruised thigh he sustained in the Bulls’ win over the Heat on Sunday, K.C... Read more »
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Report: Boozer Out 'Few Days to a Week' With Sprain

Report: Boozer Out 'Few Days to a Week' With Sprain
Carlos Boozer is listed day-to-day with a sprained ankle sustained late in Wednesday’s game. .bbpBox45945461768597500 {background:url(http://a2.twimg.com/profile_background_images/35669026/dunk_small.jpg) #000000;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:8px;padding-top:12px;height:40px;border-top:1px solid #fff;border-top:1px solid #e6e6e6} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author{line-height:19px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author img{float:left;margin:0 7px 0 0px;width:38px;height:38px} p.bbpTweet a:hover{text-decoration:underline}p.bbpTweet span.timestamp{font-size:12px;display:block} Here’s Boozer update. All depends on swelling. Thibs did say sprain is similar to... Read more »

Asik Earns Rotation Spot Over Thomas

Asik Earns Rotation Spot Over Thomas
Thibs luxury of three more than competent centers gave him a pleasantly tough decision and Omer Asik’s very strong play has earned him a permanent spot in the Bulls rotation to backup Joakim Noah over Kurt Thomas. Thibs rationalized that Omer’s skills, chemistry, and intelligence are anchoring the team defense too well to ice him.... Read more »

Newest Bull Butler Aware He Won't Be a Rotation Player

Newest Bull Butler Aware He Won't Be a Rotation Player
The Bulls signed Rasual Butler on Thursday, who cleared waivers on Wednesday after being bought out by the Clippers, and was told by management beforehand that he would likely not enter Tom Thibodeau’s rotation, K.C. Johnson reported at the Chicago Tribune: “Look, this is already a successful team,” Butler said by phone Thursday afternoon. “They’re... Read more »
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Newly Bought Out Rasual Butler 'Plans to Sign With Bulls'

Newly Bought Out Rasual Butler 'Plans to Sign With Bulls'
The Clippers bought out Rasual Butler on Sunday and after clearing waivers, he “plans to sign with the Chicago Bulls” on Monday, Ric Bucher of ESPN The Magazine reports. The Bulls are $2.9 million under the salary cap and “are confident they can sign him once he clears waivers,” K.C. Johnson added at the Chicago... Read more »