Posts tagged "kyle korver"

Schuhmann: Brewer's Shutting Down D-Wade in the ECF

Schuhmann: Brewer's Shutting Down D-Wade in the ECF
Dwyane Wade’s numbers are considerably worse with Ronnie Brewer on the floor through Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, John Schuhmann found (NBA.com): In the series, Wade is shooting just 5-for-15 (33 percent) from the field, including 0-for-7 from midrange with Brewer on the floor. He’s shooting 16-for-35 (46 percent) with Brewer on the... Read more »

K.C. Johnson Breaking Down the Bulls Bad Defense in Game 4 (Audio)

K.C. Johnson Breaking Down the Bulls Bad Defense in Game 4 (Audio)
K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune joined Dan McNeil and Matt Spiegel at “The Danny Mac Show” on 670 The Score in Chicago on Monday afternoon to talk Bulls. He discussed: the “team collapse” of the Bulls’ “brutal” execution of Tom Thibodeau‘s defense in their Game 4 loss in Atlanta; Atlanta’s adjustments — trapping Derrick... Read more »

Horny Notes: May 6, 2011 -- Bulls' Dominant Rebounding, Crawford's Bad D & Big Mouth, Rose's Sprained Ankle,

Horny Notes: May 6, 2011 -- Bulls' Dominant Rebounding, Crawford's Bad D & Big Mouth, Rose's Sprained Ankle,
Jamal Crawford had the nerve to say after Game 2: “If that’s their best shot, we’re in good shape.” (K.C. Johnson and Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune): “That’s his opinion,” Derrick Rose responded. “To us, that wasn’t our best game at all.” Powerade put up a sweet billboard in the West Loop, commemorating Rose’s MVP honor... Read more »
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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 »

Horny Notes: April 21, 2011 -- Plays of the Year, Deng's 1st Half Brick-iness, Korver's Gun-Shy-iness, Method to D-Rose Penetration Madness

Horny Notes: April 21, 2011 -- Plays of the Year, Deng's 1st Half Brick-iness, Korver's Gun-Shy-iness, Method to D-Rose Penetration Madness
BullsTV posted their Plays of the Year. Highlights of Ronnie Brewer, Joakim Noah, Kyle Korver, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, C.J. Watson, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, and one or two Derrick Rose plays, called by the — ahem — always objective and serene Stacey King, Neil Funk, Chuck Swirsky, and Bill Wennington: The Bulls won 11... Read more »
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Thibs: Foul Trouble Made Boozer 'Tentative' in Game 1; 'He Can't Play That Way' (Video)

Thibs: Foul Trouble Made Boozer 'Tentative' in Game 1; 'He Can't Play That Way' (Video)
Carlos Boozer only played short shifts in the Bulls Game 1 victory over the Pacers due to foul trouble. Tyler Hansbrough, his counterpart, had a great shooting game, but Tom Thibodeau refused to scapegoat Boozer — correctly blaming the team defense. “The big thing is, Carlos didn’t guard him the entire game,” Thibodeau said. “So... Read more »

Bench Mob Heroics Bring Thibs Record-Tying Win to Close Regular Season With NBA-Best 62 Wins

Bench Mob Heroics Bring Thibs Record-Tying Win to Close Regular Season With NBA-Best 62 Wins
The Bulls closed out the regular season with a 97-92 win over the Nets. Tom Thibodeau finished the season tying Paul Westphal‘s 1992-93 rookie coaching record of 62 wins in a season, as the Bench Mob made up for sleepy play from the Bulls starters. The 97-92 win over the Nets at the United Center... Read more »

Schuhmann: Bulls Bench Adding Immense Value to Maintaining Game Control

Schuhmann: Bulls Bench Adding Immense Value to Maintaining Game Control
John Schuhmann’s analysis of lineups across the league have the Bulls bench among the most efficient all-around units. Early in the season, the “we need to play 48-minutes of good basketball” meme addressed what seemed to be a crisis for the Bulls. They were consistently having disastrous starts in the second quarter and losing advantages... Read more »
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Newly Bought Out Rasual Butler 'Plans to Sign With Bulls'

Newly Bought Out Rasual Butler 'Plans to Sign With Bulls'
The Clippers bought out Rasual Butler on Sunday and after clearing waivers, he “plans to sign with the Chicago Bulls” on Monday, Ric Bucher of ESPN The Magazine reports. The Bulls are $2.9 million under the salary cap and “are confident they can sign him once he clears waivers,” K.C. Johnson added at the Chicago... Read more »