Posts tagged "omer asik"

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 »

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 »

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 »
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Rose, Boozer Double-Double Through the Wolves

Rose, Boozer Double-Double Through the Wolves
The East-leading Bulls dominated a carelessly bad Timberwolves squad 108-90 in Minnesota to keep a 2.5 game lead over the Celtics and Heat. The Bulls (54-20) lead by as much as 26 in their 108-91rout over the Timberwolves (17-58) in Minnesota on Wednesday to extend their lead over the Celtics (51-22) by a half-game to... Read more »

Bulls Kick Kings Down and Urinate All Over Them

Bulls Kick Kings Down and Urinate All Over Them
The Bulls ran up the score on the Kings for a very important 40-point blowout. Whether they dated back to Friday’s loss in Indy or their opponent’s monster comeback loss at the United Center in Dec. 2009, the Bulls (50-19) had urges and decided to mercilessly take them out on the Kings (17-52) Monday in... 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 »
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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 »

Bulls Win Eighth Straight, Creep Back Ahead of Celtics

Bulls Win Eighth Straight, Creep Back Ahead of Celtics
Great defense covered up the Bulls’ horrifically horrifying shooting for an 84-73 win in New Jersey. The Bulls (49-18) busted the Nets’ five-game winning streak to extend their own streak to eight with an 84-73 win in New Jersey on Thursday night. There was little offensive efficiency toward which to point as a power shifter,... Read more »

Boozer Out, 'Flu-Like Symptoms' Make Noah 'Gametime Decision' vs. Wizards

Boozer Out, 'Flu-Like Symptoms' Make Noah 'Gametime Decision' vs. Wizards
Joakim Noah left practice early on Tuesday with “flu-like symptoms” and could miss the Bulls (47-18) game against the Wizards (16-49) in the evening, K.C. Johnson reported at the Chicago Tribune. With Carlos Boozer out, still nursing an ankle sprain, could we see Omer Asik and Taj Gibson starting with Kurt Thomas coming off the... Read more »
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Asik Earns Rotation Spot Over Thomas

Asik Earns Rotation Spot Over Thomas
Thibs luxury of three more than competent centers gave him a pleasantly tough decision and Omer Asik’s very strong play has earned him a permanent spot in the Bulls rotation to backup Joakim Noah over Kurt Thomas. Thibs rationalized that Omer’s skills, chemistry, and intelligence are anchoring the team defense too well to ice him.... Read more »