Posts tagged "game recap"

Bulls Lose in OT to the Heat, Fall to 3-1 in the Series, Might Consider Short-Term Alcoholism

Bulls Lose in OT to the Heat, Fall to 3-1 in the Series, Might Consider Short-Term Alcoholism
The Bulls fell in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals 101-93 in OT to the Heat. Down 3-1 in the series, they face elimination in Game 5 in Chicago on Thursday. What if you went on a bender Monday night, slept 30 hours, and I told you Wednesday morning that: Miami’s 109.3, 3rd-best-in-the-NBA offense... Read more »

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3
The Bulls were well stopped by the Heat defense, but made it easier for Miami with bad offense in their 96-85 loss in Miami in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals with a 96-85 win over the Bulls. Miami never led by... Read more »

Bricktastic Bulls Fall to Some Strong Heat Defense in Game 2

Bricktastic Bulls Fall to Some Strong Heat Defense in Game 2
The Bulls shot like schoolchildren, as the Heat took homecourt advantage, winning 85-75 in Game 2 to tie the series at 1-1. The Bulls and Heat turned Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals into a help defense clinic, but the Bulls couldn’t shoot themselves out of a paper bag, as the Heat better created... Read more »
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Bulls Blew Out the Heat in Game 1 With Big Boy Basketball

Bulls Blew Out the Heat in Game 1 With Big Boy Basketball
The Bulls dominated the second half of Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Heat 103-82. The Bulls’ 103-82 win over the Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center on Sunday was close until it — well — wasn’t. The Bulls secured a 1-0 lead in... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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In Series Clincher, Bulls and Pacers are Who We Thought They Were

In Series Clincher, Bulls and Pacers are Who We Thought They Were
The Bulls wrapped up their first round playoff series against the Pacers in Game 5 with a dominant 116-89 spanking. h/t: chibullsfan03 The Bulls and Pacers played four tough games, in which the Bulls won three, but the Game 5 clincher was the NBA-best 62-win team dominating the 37-winner. After the Bulls opened with a... Read more »