Posts tagged "joakim noah"

Thibs Screams, the Bulls Scream, Anthony Bain Spits for Bulls Screams (IMG)

If the data were collected, the Bulls would likely lead in screams per possession. Because of this, Anthony Bain has concocted this beauty, he calls “Spitting Bull” (HoopSpeak): Click here for the image in hi-res.

Eye-Popping Graph Shows Uniqueness Bulls' Defense & Offensive Rebounding Combo

Eye-Popping Graph Shows Uniqueness Bulls' Defense & Offensive Rebounding Combo
The Bulls led the NBA regular season in defensive efficiency (97.4) and were also fourth in offensive rebounding rate (29.4), according to Hoopdata.com. The Bulls scored around 128 points per 100 offensive rebounds, slightly above the league average of 120, but only 102 in the first two rounds of the playoffs. In Game 1 of... Read more »

Brett Koremenos on Joakim Noah's Point-Center-iness

Brett Koremenos on Joakim Noah's Point-Center-iness
Joakim Noah‘s passing is among the best of big men. He’s become Derrick Rose‘s favorite target on the perimeter when he gets trapped by a double-team or calls a play where he creates with others off the ball. In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Heat, Noah had four assists. With 28... Read more »
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Will the Heat Attempt Answering Rebounding Woes With More Jamaal Magloire?

Will the Heat Attempt Answering Rebounding Woes With More Jamaal Magloire?
Jamaal Magloire played ten minutes in Game 1 for the Heat, after playing only 158 minutes in 18 regular season games. I laughed my tail off, seeing that his 6-foot-11 frame was what Erik Spoelstra felt was his best effort to get bigger, but he might be right. Yes, Jamaal Magloire may be the Heat’s best... Read more »

Boozer's Production Problems Part Physical, Part Smart Opposing Defense, Part Bad Bulls Decision-Making

Boozer's Production Problems Part Physical, Part Smart Opposing Defense, Part Bad Bulls Decision-Making
Bulls’ fans target on Carlos Boozer’s back is valid to an extent, but his re-post problem extends past him. Carlos Boozer was booed hard by Bulls fans in their team’s Game 2 win to tie the playoff series with the Hawks. His offensive game wasn’t pretty, but there was a step forward in his shot... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Horny Notes: April 26, 2011 -- D-Rose Playing Game 5, Bench Mob Benched, Boozer's Downs, Coach Korver

Horny Notes: April 26, 2011 -- D-Rose Playing Game 5, Bench Mob Benched, Boozer's Downs, Coach Korver
Derrick Rose is “definitely playing” Game 5 on Tuesday. He participated in Tuesday’s walk through, did some shooting, but didn’t practice; he was out of the precautionary walking boot and in shoes (K.C. Johnson, Twitter). .bbpBox62921850224787456 {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... Read more »

Injured Rose on Game 5: "I'm Definitely Playing"

Injured Rose on Game 5: "I'm Definitely Playing"
Though he sat out Monday’s practice, D-Rose was out of the walking boot and said he’ll play Game 5, despite a sprained ankle. Derrick Rose sprained watched film on Sunday in a walking boot and practice from the sidelines on Monday — but in flip-flops — after a negative MRI was conducted on the left... Read more »
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The Risk of Bulls Retaliation Against the Pacers' Excessively Physical Play

The Risk of Bulls Retaliation Against the Pacers' Excessively Physical Play
Kyle Korver responded to the passionate cries from Scottie Pippen and many fans for the Bulls to break serious NBA rules in response to the dirty physicality of the Pacers in their playoff series. Emotions ran deep throughout Game 3 of the Bulls-Pacers series with the intentionally flagrant play of — most notably — Jeff... Read more »