Posts tagged "james johnson"

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 »

JJ Traded for Heat 1st Round Draft Pick; Cap Room Now Near $3 Million

JJ Traded for Heat 1st Round Draft Pick; Cap Room Now Near $3 Million
The Bulls traded James Johnson to Toronto on Tuesday for a Raptors for a first-round draft pick, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweeted: .bbpBox40181865688207360 {background:url(http://a2.twimg.com/profile_background_images/35669026/dunk_small.jpg) #000000;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} James Johnson has been... 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 »
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A Look at JJ's D-League Stint as He Returns to Bulls

A Look at JJ's D-League Stint as He Returns to Bulls
As expected, two weeks after the Bulls granted his request for assignment to the NBA Development League, James Johnson was back with to practicing with the Bulls at the Berto Center on Monday, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweeted. JJ had no problems scoring during his stint, but a look at the game logs... Read more »

Credible Rumors Have Bulls Acquiring Courtney Lee or Anthony Parker Before Trade Deadline

Credible Rumors Have Bulls Acquiring Courtney Lee or Anthony Parker Before Trade Deadline
The Bulls are shopping for a mid-sized guard with a long shooting range, but only if they can make a steal. Omer Asik and draft picks were reportedly on the table. UPDATE: A league source has responded the Bulls think Asik is too much to trade for Lee. More info at the bottom of the... Read more »

Nuggets 'Discussing' Deal to Give Knicks 'Melo for Relatively Nothing, as Expected (Video)

Nuggets 'Discussing' Deal to Give Knicks 'Melo for Relatively Nothing, as Expected (Video)
The Nuggets are “discussing” a three-way deal to send Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks with the T’wolves are the third party. The Nuggets dug themselves a hole with their greed and it drove Nets away from the table when they were willing to overpay Denver for Carmelo Anthony. The Nuggets bargaining power has heavily weakened,... Read more »
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Strong 28-Point Performance by JJ in D-League Debut; Regular Problems Remain

Strong 28-Point Performance by JJ in D-League Debut; Regular Problems Remain
James Johnson scored a game-high 28 in his National Basketball Development League debut with the Iowa Energy against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Friday. He was designated for assignment by the Bulls at his request on Thursday. In the Energy’s 138-119 win (wow, bad!), JJ shot 10-for-14 from the field and 8-for-8 at the... Read more »

JJ Sent to D-League at His Request

JJ Sent to D-League at His Request
James Johnson will reportedly be sent to the Bulls affiliated Iowa Energy of the National Basketball Developmental League on Thursday, “according to a source close to the situation,” Scott Scroeder reported at FanHouse: With a trip to Des Moines, Johnson will have a chance to show that he’s worth taking a flier on by another... Read more »

Twelve Days of Bulls-mas... Yes, Basketball Players Singing (Video)

Twelve Days of Bulls-mas... Yes, Basketball Players Singing (Video)
The Bulls put together a campy rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” with current Bulls players and Bulls.com columnist/sideline mascot Scottie Pippen singing what “Chicago gave” to them. Joakim Noah is featured enough to make me laugh multiple times and with a sweet message at the end. Taj Gibson apparently has somewhere he needs... Read more »
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Gibson Out Against 76ers, Thomas to Start

Gibson Out Against 76ers, Thomas to Start
Taj Gibson will not play Tuesday against the 76ers 29ers (11-16) at the United Center after suffering a concussion in Saturday’s loss to the Clippers. With Joakim Noah expected out until All-Star Weekend, Kurt Thomas will start at center with Carlos Boozer at the power forward and Omer Asik coming off the bench with Taj... Read more »