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Rosenthal: Game 1 of Bulls-Heat Was 'Most Viewed Basketball Game in Cable History'

Rosenthal: Game 1 of Bulls-Heat Was 'Most Viewed Basketball Game in Cable History'
Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, in which the Bulls handed the Heat a 103-82 ass-whoppin’ drew the largest ratings in cable history for a basketball game, Phil Rosenthal reported Monday (Tower Ticker): National numbers released Monday showed the Bulls’ ’103-82 rout on TNT to be the most-viewed basketball game in cable history, with... Read more »

Rose Will Be Named Youngest MVP in NBA History Tuesday

Rose Will Be Named Youngest MVP in NBA History Tuesday
22-year-old Derrick Rose will be announced as the NBA’s Most Valuable Player of the 2010-11 regular season on Tuesday, sources confirmed to the Chicago Tribune on Monday evening (K.C. Johnson): At 22 years, 7 months, Rose will become the youngest MVP in NBA history, supplanting 1969 winner and Hall of Famer Wes Unseld by roughly... Read more »

Horny Notes: April 18, 2011 -- Deafening UC Stifled Pacers, Pacers D Wall Won't Stifle Rose, Top Bulls Plays of the Season

Horny Notes: April 18, 2011 -- Deafening UC Stifled Pacers, Pacers D Wall Won't Stifle Rose, Top Bulls Plays of the Season
Bulls fans played a huge role in their team winning Game 1. “Pacers center Roy Hibbert blamed the fans for botching his team’s ability to communicate with each other down the stretch while trying to guard Derrick Rose,” David Kaplan and Fred Mitchell wrote (Chicago Tribune). Tom Thibodeau fully expects more physical play and over-prevention... Read more »
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Horny Notes: April 13, 2011 -- Brewer Out, Jo-No Questionable, East Playoff Schedule, Bulls Awesome Offense?

Horny Notes: April 13, 2011 -- Brewer Out, Jo-No Questionable, East Playoff Schedule, Bulls Awesome Offense?
Ronnie Brewer is out (thumb sprain); Joakim Noah questionable (ankle sprain) Wednesday vs. Nets (K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune). Brewer said after the game “he will play in the playoffs ‘as long as it’s attached.’ “Tom Thibodeau had plenty to say about resting players before the playoffs after Tuesday’s game where the two were injured. Matt... Read more »

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 »

Horny Notes: April 7, 2011 -- Thibs on Boston, Struggles vs. Smaller Lineups, D-Rose's Honor, Bad Music

Horny Notes: April 7, 2011 -- Thibs on Boston, Struggles vs. Smaller Lineups, D-Rose's Honor, Bad Music
The Bucks win over the Heat puts the Bulls’ magic number at one for a top-two seed. MIA can only max out at 58 wins and the Bulls own the tiebreaker, having swept the 3-game season series. The magic number remains at three to clinch the East over the Celtics and MIA going into Thursday’s... Read more »
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Horny Notes: March 22, 2011 -- Bulls as Championship Favorites, In-Season Playoff Preparation, Team Fatigue, Sad Rose

Horny Notes: March 22, 2011 -- Bulls as Championship Favorites, In-Season Playoff Preparation, Team Fatigue, Sad Rose
Bulls-Hawks preview here. Bulls didn’t get into Atlanta until 3 a.m.: .bbpBox50313363573587970 {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} Gonna be one of those gut-check games. Bulls got in about 3 AM Eastern. Starters sitting out 4th... Read more »

Horny Notes: March 21, 2011 -- Boozer Back Monday, Rose 'Beat Up,' Asik Converting His Athleticism to Execution

Horny Notes: March 21, 2011 -- Boozer Back Monday, Rose 'Beat Up,' Asik Converting His Athleticism to Execution
Get it? “Horny Notes?” Because bulls have horns?… Yeah, anyway, I doubt this type of post will be daily, but when I stumble on a lot of content around the web, I will.   No one previews Bulls games better than Matt McHale. Honestly, it’s partially why I quit them. I can just link to... Read more »

Noah Back, Boozer Still Out Thursday

Noah Back, Boozer Still Out Thursday
Joakim Noah will return to the Bulls (48-18) starting lineup after missing a game with the flu, but Carlos Boozer will miss his fourth game with a sprained ankle, K.C. Johnson reported Thursday at the Chicago Tribune. Kurt Thomas will start at center with Noah at power forward against the Nets (22-43) in New Jersey... Read more »
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Report: Boozer Out 'Few Days to a Week' With Sprain

Report: Boozer Out 'Few Days to a Week' With Sprain
Carlos Boozer is listed day-to-day with a sprained ankle sustained late in Wednesday’s game. .bbpBox45945461768597500 {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} Here’s Boozer update. All depends on swelling. Thibs did say sprain is similar to... Read more »