Posts tagged "detroit pistons"

Despite No Noah, Shaky Defense, Bulls Maintain 2.5 Game Conference Lead

Despite No Noah, Shaky Defense, Bulls Maintain 2.5 Game Conference Lead
The Bulls defense was bad in ways against the Pistons and Raptors last weekend, but won the back-to-back set. The Heat moved into the #2 seed as the Celtics fell to #3, going into the final handful of regular season games. The weekend included a monster performance from D-Rose: The Bulls (56-20) beat both the... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: February 27, 2011 -- Blake and Love's Record-Setting Double-Doubles, Lockout Looming, and Kendrick Sidelined

Catch n' Shoot: February 27, 2011 -- Blake and Love's Record-Setting Double-Doubles, Lockout Looming, and Kendrick Sidelined
Rip Hamilton would likely be a Bull right now if took Cleveland’s buyout in the Pistons-Cavs deal he sabotaged. Blake Griffin’s the eighth rookie in NBA history to amass 50 double-doubles. The Blakedevil has 22 games to hit Shaq’s 1992-93 record of 68. It’s doable. What’s uncontroversially doable is supplying amazing alley-oops like this without... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: February 25, 2011 -- BBR Rankings, Looming Lockout, Buyouts, and Bone Thugs-n-Beasley

Catch n' Shoot: February 25, 2011 -- BBR Rankings, Looming Lockout, Buyouts, and Bone Thugs-n-Beasley
Tim Duncan to the big kids out there: the backboard is there; use it. Bulls remain 5th in the BBR Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings after Thursday. The Heat remain at the top, followed by the Spurs, Celtics, and Lakers Of course, I love the result of Thursday’s Bulls-Heat game, but as a basketball fan,... Read more »
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NBA Trade Deadline Struck: Bulls Rightly Stood Pat; Thunder Got Scary

NBA Trade Deadline Struck: Bulls Rightly Stood Pat; Thunder Got Scary
The Bulls stood pat as the trade deadline hit at 2:00 p.m. CST on Thursday. The three most notable deals that fell through were acquiring Courtney Lee from the Rockets, O.J. Mayo from the Grizzlies, or Anthony Parker from the Cavs. Houston wouldn’t budge on demanding a big, Mike McGraw of The Daily Herald tweeted.... Read more »

Looking at Shooting Guard Options, Bulls Aren't Bad Standing Pat

Looking at Shooting Guard Options, Bulls Aren't Bad Standing Pat
Let’s get stat-geeky and Randian and Realpolitik and wonky with the Bulls options to acquire a shooting guard before the Thursday trade deadline. * – unrestricted free agent in 2011** – restricted free agent in 2011 There are grand options being thrown around for the Bulls to acquire a shooting guard before the trade deadline.... Read more »

D-Rose's Compiles a Highlight Reel in Win Against Pistons

D-Rose's Compiles a Highlight Reel in Win Against Pistons
The Bulls held the Pistons to 27 second-half points where Derrick Rose took over like an MVP in their 95-82 win at the UC. The Pistons bench took advantage of mismatches to light up the Bulls for a 30-point second quarter, but could get through the dominant defense for a significant enough stretch — being... Read more »
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Dunk Porn: Derrick's Alley-Oop Gives Me a Rosegasm (Video)

Dunk Porn: Derrick's Alley-Oop Gives Me a Rosegasm (Video)
In the Bulls win against the Pistons at the UC, Derrick Rose called for it after dishing to Ronnie Brewer and Brewer delivered… Rose really delivered. Amazing. .bbpBox24659667854561280 {background:url(http://a2.twimg.com/profile_background_images/159217755/twitterav.jpg) #fafafa;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} OH... Read more »

Report: Three-Way Deal Sending Melo, Chancey, Rip to Jersey 'Close'

Report: Three-Way Deal Sending Melo, Chancey, Rip to Jersey 'Close'
The Nets were reported weeks ago as impatient with the Nuggets’ high demand of five first round draft picks included in return for Carmelo Anthony, but the Pistons including Rip Hamilton to Jersey as a third party has sweetened the deal, Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday at Yahoo! Sports. The deal would’ve been finalized Sunday evening,... Read more »

Refuting the 'Suffering Small Market Team' Myth

It’s in owners’, players’, media and fans’ best interest that the league be competitive because of things on the court and intelligent decisions off the court. That the game isn’t rigged by dishonest officiating, but also not by the depth of a few pockets. In fact, success in the NBA is little different from the... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: December 30, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: December 30, 2010
The Heat’s (25-9) 16-game streak of keeping opponents under 100 pts was snapped by the Rockets (15-16), but Miami reacted to the fast pace of the 102-possession game winning 125-119 in the only game I watched last night. Very fun game to watch where Dwyane Wade had his second straight 40-point performace, scoring 45 on... Read more »