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Hawks Shot Passive Bulls Out of the Gym to Steal Game 1

Hawks Shot Passive Bulls Out of the Gym to Steal Game 1
Despite homecourt advantage, the Bulls find themselves down 1-0 in their series against Hawks after losing 103-95 at the UC. The Hawks weren’t given much of a chance to win a game in the seven-game series against the Bulls. Not only is Atlanta the underdogs against the #1 seed in the conference with the NBA-best... Read more »

Horny Notes: May 2, 2011 -- Jim Cornelison to Sing National Anthem for Game 1, Teague Will Start at PG, Boozer Expected to Play

Horny Notes: May 2, 2011 -- Jim Cornelison to Sing National Anthem for Game 1, Teague Will Start at PG, Boozer Expected to Play
Jim Cornelison will sing the national anthem before Game 1 on Monday. “In the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden, Chicago Bulls vice president of business operations Steve Schanwald said Monday there will be special significance to the pregame festivities.” (Roman Madrowski, ESPNChicago.com) Jeff Teague will start for the Hawks in place of... Read more »

Rose Should Dominate With Hinrich 'Likely to Miss' Bulls-Hawks Series

Rose Should Dominate With Hinrich 'Likely to Miss' Bulls-Hawks Series
Kirk Hinrich reportedly “will likely miss the entire” seven-game series against the Bulls “after severely straining his hamstring in the closing minutes of the Hawks’ series-clinching win over Orlando,” Andrew Seligman reported (AP). Some teams were able to contain Derrick Rose at times this season, but arguably one of the most frustrating for him was... Read more »
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Bulls Will Face Hawks in Second Round, Not Magic.... Wait! What?!?

Bulls Will Face Hawks in Second Round, Not Magic.... Wait! What?!?
Yes the (#5) Hawks handled the (#4) Magic in the first round in six games. The Hawks’ 84-81 Game 6 win iced the series on Thursday night to face the (#1) Bulls in the second round. Mike Bianchi wrote on Wednesday that the “Atlanta Birdbrains” would blow the 3-1 lead (Orlando Sentinel); to which, Josh... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 25, 2011 -- The Weekend in the Amazing 2011 Playoffs & Super-Elite CP3

Catch n' Shoot: April 25, 2011 -- The Weekend in the Amazing 2011 Playoffs & Super-Elite CP3
(#5) Hawks lead (#4) Magic 3-1. This series has been painful to watch. The boredom is criminal. The Hawks have taken both games in Atlanta, starting with Jamal Crawford luckboxing heroically nailing this 3-pointer at the end of Game 3 (Basketball-Reference): Game 4 ended 88-85 (BBR) and I admit that I neglected it for lesson planning... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 21, 2011 -- LB-F'N-J, Lakers Trap CP3, Blazers & Sixers Looking Very Outmatched, Shaq Done?

Catch n' Shoot: April 21, 2011 -- LB-F'N-J, Lakers Trap CP3, Blazers & Sixers Looking Very Outmatched, Shaq Done?
LeBron James? LeBron. Fucking. James…. #5 Hawks 82#4 Magic 88Box Score | RecapSeries tied 1-1 #7 76ers 73#2 Heat 94Box Score | RecapHeat lead series 2-0 #6 Knicks 93#3 Celtics 96Box Score | RecapCeltics lead series 2-0 #8 Grizzlies 87#1 Spurs 93Box Score | RecapSeries tied 1-1 #5 Nuggets 89#4 Thunder 106Box Score | RecapThunder lead... Read more »
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Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, Nenê & ... TD?

Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, Nenê & ... TD?
The weekend saw the 2nd-best cumulative performances by road teams in Game 1 of the first round (Neil Paine, Basketball-Reference). #5 Hawks 103#4 Magic 93Box Score | RecapHawks lead series 1-0 #7 76ers 89#2 Heat 97Box Score | RecapHeat lead series 1-0 #6 Knicks 85#3 Celtics 87Box Score | RecapCeltics lead series 1-0 #8 Grizzlies... Read more »

Horny Notes: April 13, 2011 -- Brewer Out, Jo-No Questionable, East Playoff Schedule, Bulls Awesome Offense?

Horny Notes: April 13, 2011 -- Brewer Out, Jo-No Questionable, East Playoff Schedule, Bulls Awesome Offense?
Ronnie Brewer is out (thumb sprain); Joakim Noah questionable (ankle sprain) Wednesday vs. Nets (K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune). Brewer said after the game “he will play in the playoffs ‘as long as it’s attached.’ “Tom Thibodeau had plenty to say about resting players before the playoffs after Tuesday’s game where the two were injured. Matt... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 12, 2011 -- Fails of the Year, Pre-Playoff Pandamonium, Awards, Alley-Oop Value, Wafer's Monster Fail

HELP SBNATION SELECT THE ‘WTF?!? PLAY OF THE YEAR” FOR THE 2010-11 NBA SEASON. Even if you don’t want to participate, it’s one of the most hilarious NBA-related posts you’re going to see for a while. Amazing compilation of funny. FreeDarko got me back into basketball. Good-bye, old friends. I boycotted basketball for about a year... Read more »
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Bulls Orchestrate Second Massive Blowout in as Many Days

Bulls Orchestrate Second Massive Blowout in as Many Days
A day after embarrassing the Kings by 40, the Bulls were up by as much as 47 in their 33-point rout over the Hawks in Atlanta. The Bulls (51-19) got into at Atlanta at 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning after spanking the Kings (17-52) on Monday evening. If it slowed them down, The Association needs... Read more »