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Bulls Choked in Game 5, But the Heat Hit Some Damn Crazy Shots (Video)

Bulls Choked in Game 5, But the Heat Hit Some Damn Crazy Shots (Video)
If you’re as masochistic as I am, this is how insane the Heat fulfilled their 1% chance of coming back to win Game 5 and clinch the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bulls: Their D was stupid-good, but so was the Bulls’. The Heat hit shots as nutso as the notion of them coming back... Read more »

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3
The Bulls were well stopped by the Heat defense, but made it easier for Miami with bad offense in their 96-85 loss in Miami in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals with a 96-85 win over the Bulls. Miami never led by... Read more »

Bricktastic Bulls Fall to Some Strong Heat Defense in Game 2

Bricktastic Bulls Fall to Some Strong Heat Defense in Game 2
The Bulls shot like schoolchildren, as the Heat took homecourt advantage, winning 85-75 in Game 2 to tie the series at 1-1. The Bulls and Heat turned Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals into a help defense clinic, but the Bulls couldn’t shoot themselves out of a paper bag, as the Heat better created... Read more »
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Schuhmann: Keeping LeBron & Wade From the Rim is Key, But Not So Easy

Schuhmann: Keeping LeBron & Wade From the Rim is Key, But Not So Easy
Schematically, the Bulls’ defense isn’t impenetrable. Every scheme has a counter-scheme and the Bulls’ is no different, other than the counter requires more intricacy. The Pacers and Hawks each pulled off a win by heavily shifting the weight of their offenses and attacking off the ball on the weak side. The problem is that this... Read more »

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 »

Bulls Blew Out the Heat in Game 1 With Big Boy Basketball

Bulls Blew Out the Heat in Game 1 With Big Boy Basketball
The Bulls dominated the second half of Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Heat 103-82. The Bulls’ 103-82 win over the Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center on Sunday was close until it — well — wasn’t. The Bulls secured a 1-0 lead in... Read more »
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Thibs Previewing Bulls-Heat With Dan Patrick (Video)

Thibs Previewing Bulls-Heat With Dan Patrick (Video)
Friday, Tom Thibodeau was on “The Dan Patrick Show” discussing the Bulls’ Eastern Conference Finals matchup against the Heat. He said: Carlos Boozer is “healthier”; he expects Derrick Rose will get varying looks from Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Mario Chalmers from the Heat defense; the challenge presented by LeBron as a “complete player”; LeBron... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: May 3, 2011 -- Three of Four Home Teams Lose Game 1, LeBron-Wade Above the Rim, Z-Bo Above All

Catch n' Shoot: May 3, 2011 -- Three of Four Home Teams Lose Game 1, LeBron-Wade Above the Rim, Z-Bo Above All
#3 Celtics 90#2 Heat 99Heat lead series 1-0Box Score | Recap #8 Grizzlies 114#5 Thunder 101Grizzlies lead series 1-0Box Score | Recap #3 Mavs 96#2 Lakers 94Mavs lead series 1-0Box Score | Recap Paul Pierce won’t be fined or suspended for basically having done went and done loss his damn mine in Game 1 (Julian... 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 »
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Catch n' Shoot: April 25, 2011 -- The Weekend in the Amazing 2011 Playoffs & Super-Elite CP3

Catch n' Shoot: April 25, 2011 -- The Weekend in the Amazing 2011 Playoffs & Super-Elite CP3
(#5) Hawks lead (#4) Magic 3-1. This series has been painful to watch. The boredom is criminal. The Hawks have taken both games in Atlanta, starting with Jamal Crawford luckboxing heroically nailing this 3-pointer at the end of Game 3 (Basketball-Reference): Game 4 ended 88-85 (BBR) and I admit that I neglected it for lesson planning... Read more »