Posts tagged "atlanta hawks"

Bulls Ram Through Hawks to Meet Heat in Conference Finals

Bulls Ram Through Hawks to Meet Heat in Conference Finals
The Bulls dominant 93-73 Game 6 win clinched the second round of the seven-game series against the Hawks. Between them and the NBA Finals are on the Heat. The Bulls just plain ol’ shut down the Hawks with their defense and got a ton of buckets to make closing out their second round opponent look... Read more »

Bench Mob Tossed Hawks in the Trunk to Take a Ride in Game 5

Bench Mob Tossed Hawks in the Trunk to Take a Ride in Game 5
The Bulls’ 93-85 win in Game 5 over the Hawks gives them a strong 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After a 13-5 Hawks run put them up 64-63 — their first lead of the night — toward the end of the third quarter, Tom Thibodeau sent his most aggressive weapons off the bench to... Read more »

Horny Notes: May 10, 2011 -- Rose Needs to Pounce Early, Deng's Lack of Limits on D, J-Smoove 'Love-Hate' Relationship with Atlanta

Horny Notes: May 10, 2011 -- Rose Needs to Pounce Early, Deng's Lack of Limits on D, J-Smoove 'Love-Hate' Relationship with Atlanta
I’m going to start uploading NBA.com and Bulls.com videos to my YouTube channel. My first experimental upload was for today’s “Catch n’ Shoot,” then, I added this: I plan on ripping a ton of videos from their site to be shared here and for anyone else who wants to share them anywhere else. If this... Read more »
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Rose's Needlessly Controversial 32 Shots in Game 4

Rose's Needlessly Controversial 32 Shots in Game 4
The OMG-the-point-guard-took-32-shots meme directed toward Derrick Rose is in full effect. It has its place in the basketball conversation, but implies him as a destructive force to his own team with more reasonable doubt than is presented. Derrick Rose‘s 32 shots in Game 4 have generated controversy, only because the #1-seed Bulls lost, and their... Read more »

K.C. Johnson Breaking Down the Bulls Bad Defense in Game 4 (Audio)

K.C. Johnson Breaking Down the Bulls Bad Defense in Game 4 (Audio)
K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune joined Dan McNeil and Matt Spiegel at “The Danny Mac Show” on 670 The Score in Chicago on Monday afternoon to talk Bulls. He discussed: the “team collapse” of the Bulls’ “brutal” execution of Tom Thibodeau‘s defense in their Game 4 loss in Atlanta; Atlanta’s adjustments — trapping Derrick... Read more »

Lack of Multiple Defensive Efforts, Plenty of Brick-iness for Bulls in Game 4 Loss

Lack of Multiple Defensive Efforts, Plenty of Brick-iness for Bulls in Game 4 Loss
The Hawks used and abused open slots in the Bulls defense, tightened up their own, and the Bulls’ shooters couldn’t shoot in the Hawks’ 100-88 Game 4 win to tie series 2-2. The Hawks have turned the second of the playoffs with the Bulls into a best-of-three series with a highly impressive 100-88 win in... Read more »
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Report: Boozer's Injury Diagnosed 'Grade 3 Turf Toe'

Report: Boozer's Injury Diagnosed 'Grade 3 Turf Toe'
Carlos Boozer‘s turf toe was diagnosed by doctors as a Grade III, the most severe, K.C. Johnson reported Saturday (Chicago Tribune): Boozer revealed that ligaments on both sides of his right big toe were torn as a result of the injury suffered in Game 5 of the first-round series against the Pacers. […] There are... Read more »

D-Rose's Biggest Scoring Night on the Biggest Stage of Game 3 (Video)

D-Rose's Biggest Scoring Night on the Biggest Stage of Game 3 (Video)
Derrick Rose went off for a career-best 44 points in the Bulls’ 99-82 win in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead over the Hawks in Atlanta. It’s the most points scored like a Bull in the playoffs since Michael Jordan hit the championship-clincher in the 1998 Finals. Fitting. Derrick Rose just came out... 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 »
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Winning the 'Must-Win' Game 2 Wasn't Pretty, But the Bulls Won

Winning the 'Must-Win' Game 2 Wasn't Pretty, But the Bulls Won
The Bulls tied up the second round series with the Hawks 1-1 with an 86-73 win in Game 2 at the United Center. The Bulls’ defense and rebounding came back in full force to pound an 86-73 win on the Hawks in Game 2 of the seven game series in the second round of the... Read more »