Posts tagged "2011 allstar game"

Catch n' Shoot: February 21, 2011

Catch n' Shoot: February 21, 2011
Check out Paul Banks’ piece on Joakim Noah’s NGO, “Noah’s Arc Foundation.” The objective is to enrich children’s confidence through the arts and sports. Role model, IMO. Thibs confirmed to ESPNChicago.com Noah will definitely play Wednesday in Toronto, as expected. I wish more players treated the media as Kobe Bryant does — as he did... Read more »

Dunk Porn: Best Dunks of the 2011 All-Star Game (Video)

Dunk Porn: Best Dunks of the 2011 All-Star Game (Video)
Kobe Bryant partied like it was 1999, Amar’e Stoudemire with the putback, Blake Griffin got his first alley-oop from Deron Williams, Russell Westbrook being Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant was long, and LeBron James what he could do against every team on multiple possessions per shift on every single night (h/t: Dashiell Bennett):

Smith: Rose's Teammate-iness Prevented Great All-Star Performance

Smith: Rose's Teammate-iness Prevented Great All-Star Performance
Toward the end of the first quarter, I lost all interest in the All-Star Game and just quit watching. Derrick Rose had 11 points on 5-for-13 shooting and five assists in almost 30 minutes of play. You can judge that for what you will. (Box Score)Rose isn’t really into this type of game, for reasons... Read more »
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K.C. Johnson, Deng's Numbers Do Not 'Compare Favorably' to Pierce's

K.C. Johnson, Deng's Numbers Do Not 'Compare Favorably' to Pierce's
The Tribune beat reporter said Luol Deng was snubbed from the All-Star team, despite numbers like that of All-Star Paul Pierce. He was very, very wrong. The Tribune News Services had four basketball reporters write who was “the biggest snub” from the 2011 All-Star rosters. One those was K.C. Johnson at the Chicago Tribune, who... Read more »

Put Boozer in the 2011 All-Star Game

Put Boozer in the 2011 All-Star Game
Despite only playing 29 games, Carlos Boozer would be a reasonable All-Star reserve. If Carlos Boozer is makes or is snubbed from the Eastern Conference roster for the 2011 All-Star Game, it wouldn’t be a basketball injustice, but he’s on my All-Star team. Of players eligible for the FG% leaderboard, Boozer is 3rd among Eastern... Read more »

D-Rose Rises to Starters Spot in All-Star Voting

D-Rose Rises to Starters Spot in All-Star Voting
Derrick Rose is second among Eastern Conference guards in the final return of All-Star voting tallies before final results are announce in two weeks. The fourth and final return of All-Star voting before final tallies is in and Derrick Rose is on pace to become the first Bulls starter for the Eastern Conference since Michael... Read more »
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D-Rose Trails D-Wade, Rondo in All-Star Voting

Derrick Rose is third among guard in the Eastern Conference between Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo. The second return of All-Star ballots are in and Derrick Rose is third among guard in the Eastern Conference between Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo. Here’s a statistical comparison of the three so far this season. Chicago Tribune Bulls... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: December 9, 2010

Four buzzer-beaters ruled Wednesday’s NBA docket. Andrea Bargnani dropped 41 points and Amar’e Stou_emire dropped  34 and grabbed 14 boards for his sixth consecutive game with 30+ points. But Raymond Felton’s three was needed for the Knicks (14-9) to beat the CRaptors (8-14) 113-110 and win their 11th of their last 12. The Teddy Bears... Read more »

Four Bulls on 2011 All-Star Ballot

Four Bulls on 2011 All-Star Ballot
Ballots for the 2011 All-Star Game include Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, and Luol Deng. Sixty players from each conference are on the ballot. Voters can vote a ka-jillion times for two guards, two forwards, and one center. Paper ballots will be available until Jan. 17. 2011 and online voting ends Jan. 23, 2011.... Read more »
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