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Horny Notes: April 11, 2011 -- Bulls at the Top, the Rest Question, Brewer's Immense Defensive Value, the "MVP Conversation"

Horny Notes: April 11, 2011 -- Bulls at the Top, the Rest Question, Brewer's Immense Defensive Value, the "MVP Conversation"
The Bulls are #1 in the Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings. (Neil Paine, Basketball-Reference) Everything besides “don’t count out [insert historically good or high hoped team here]” says the Bulls should get to the Finals and put on a show, if not win it all. That said, if Noah isn’t a double-double machine, fuck hoping... Read more »

Bulls' Team Chemistry Much More Than Newspeak

Bulls' Team Chemistry Much More Than Newspeak
There’s a feel-good, too-good-to-be-true bunch of stories about the Bulls that are impossible to ignore. It isn’t the quantity of noise, but the consistency and ingenuity of the players that this is a team with a very tight personal bond. manlove. don’t leave the locker room without it. Chemistry is an intangible sports meme, usually... Read more »

The Extraordinary Case of Derrick Rose Winning MVP

The Extraordinary Case of Derrick Rose Winning MVP
Personal opinions aside, there’s a truth in the pattern of past MVP winners that doesn’t bode well for Rose’s chances. unrelated note: why do handwritten-sign-people happen? Before the season, Derrick Rose asked, “Why can’t I be MVP?” The short answer: it’d be completely extraordinary because your team doesn’t win enough, other players in the league... Read more »
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Saying Rose is a 'Bad Defender' is Wrong

Saying Rose is a 'Bad Defender' is Wrong
The editor of ESPN’s primary basketball blog made the pretty bad statement that Derrick Rose is a “pretty bad defender.” Whether or not Derrick Rose is a serious MVP candidate sent the NBA world all a-Twitter yesterday. The central argument against him are his efficiency numbers — only 14th in PER (22.9) and his FG%... 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 »

Catch n' Shoot: November 29, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: November 29, 2010
Sunday: The Spurs (14-2) impressively beat the Hornets (12-4) in Nawlins, 109-95. San Antonio turned a 17-point deficit into a 17-point lead in the second half. It’s the most anyone has scored against Nawlins so far this season. I’m inching toward the Celtics and Spurs being #2 and #2A in my mental power rankings. post-game... Read more »
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