Posts tagged "nba. basketball"

In Obvious Move, Chicago Exercises Taj Gibson Option

The Chicago Bulls picked up the fourth year option on Taj Gibson, according to CSN Chicago. Gibson is an explosive athlete off the bench for the Bulls who averaged 7.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game last season while playing good defense. He played a key role during the Bulls playoff run. He’s a part of the... 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 »

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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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 »

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 »

Game 2 Win Showed Continuation of Bulls Not Blowing Out Bad Teams

Game 2 Win Showed Continuation of Bulls Not Blowing Out Bad Teams
The defense was miles better and the Bulls dominated the glass again, but couldn’t take care of the basketball or finish well at the rim. All of this made their 96-90 win over the Pacers to take a 2-0 series lead tougher than it had to be. The Bulls took a 2-0 series lead in... Read more »
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Bulls Orchestrate Second Massive Blowout in as Many Days

Bulls Orchestrate Second Massive Blowout in as Many Days
A day after embarrassing the Kings by 40, the Bulls were up by as much as 47 in their 33-point rout over the Hawks in Atlanta. The Bulls (51-19) got into at Atlanta at 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning after spanking the Kings (17-52) on Monday evening. If it slowed them down, The Association needs... Read more »

Heat Literally Cried After Bulls Completed Season Series Sweep

Heat Literally Cried After Bulls Completed Season Series Sweep
The Bulls made a loud argument, screaming they’re a top-two team in the East taking the third and final game of their season series with the Heat 87-86. The Bulls’ 87-86 win over the Heat in Miami on Sunday completed a three-game season series sweep and had their opponents crying in the locker room…. Yes,... Read more »

FUNNY: Bogans and Boozer Flowcharts

FUNNY: Bogans and Boozer Flowcharts
I like flowcharts. Hopefully, you do, too. Kelly Dwyer found some funny flowcharts on the interwebz and posted them in yesterday’s “10-man rotation” at “Ball Don’t Lie” and on his Twitter account throughout the day. Included were charts for Keith Bogans and Carlos Boozer. I LOL’d. (Mark Deeks, who runs the fantabulous ShamSports.com, notified me... Read more »
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Trade Idea: Derrick Rose for Deron Williams

Trade Idea: Derrick Rose for Deron Williams
Arguably the best or second-best point guard in the league for the arguably best-to-third-best in the league. See how stupid this game is? Pulling trades out of your ass and posting it as the title of a post to get cheap hits? Anywho, here’s Scott Carefoot’s Power Rankings at the PG position. They’re as I... Read more »