Posts tagged "orlando magic"

Dwight Howard Wants to be The Man on a Championship Team... in Orlando

Dwight Howard Wants to be The Man on a Championship Team... in Orlando
Though the Bulls biggest needs have nothing to do with bigs, it’s that depth down low that is also potential trade bait to acquire the most irreplaceable, game-changing center in the NBA, Dwight Howard. But Howard wants to stay in Orlando, he says. So, for now, we dream: Howard will be a free agent after... Read more »

Bulls Will Face Hawks in Second Round, Not Magic.... Wait! What?!?

Bulls Will Face Hawks in Second Round, Not Magic.... Wait! What?!?
Yes the (#5) Hawks handled the (#4) Magic in the first round in six games. The Hawks’ 84-81 Game 6 win iced the series on Thursday night to face the (#1) Bulls in the second round. Mike Bianchi wrote on Wednesday that the “Atlanta Birdbrains” would blow the 3-1 lead (Orlando Sentinel); to which, Josh... Read more »

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 »
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Catch n' Shoot: April 21, 2011 -- LB-F'N-J, Lakers Trap CP3, Blazers & Sixers Looking Very Outmatched, Shaq Done?

Catch n' Shoot: April 21, 2011 -- LB-F'N-J, Lakers Trap CP3, Blazers & Sixers Looking Very Outmatched, Shaq Done?
LeBron James? LeBron. Fucking. James…. #5 Hawks 82#4 Magic 88Box Score | RecapSeries tied 1-1 #7 76ers 73#2 Heat 94Box Score | RecapHeat lead series 2-0 #6 Knicks 93#3 Celtics 96Box Score | RecapCeltics lead series 2-0 #8 Grizzlies 87#1 Spurs 93Box Score | RecapSeries tied 1-1 #5 Nuggets 89#4 Thunder 106Box Score | RecapThunder lead... Read more »

Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, Nenê & ... TD?

Catch n Shoot: April 18, 2011 -- Chris F'N Paul, D12 Wins 3rd Consecutive DPOY, Dunk Porn From Crash, Nenê & ... TD?
The weekend saw the 2nd-best cumulative performances by road teams in Game 1 of the first round (Neil Paine, Basketball-Reference). #5 Hawks 103#4 Magic 93Box Score | RecapHawks lead series 1-0 #7 76ers 89#2 Heat 97Box Score | RecapHeat lead series 1-0 #6 Knicks 85#3 Celtics 87Box Score | RecapCeltics lead series 1-0 #8 Grizzlies... Read more »

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 »
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Catch n' Shoot: April 12, 2011 -- Fails of the Year, Pre-Playoff Pandamonium, Awards, Alley-Oop Value, Wafer's Monster Fail

HELP SBNATION SELECT THE ‘WTF?!? PLAY OF THE YEAR” FOR THE 2010-11 NBA SEASON. Even if you don’t want to participate, it’s one of the most hilarious NBA-related posts you’re going to see for a while. Amazing compilation of funny. FreeDarko got me back into basketball. Good-bye, old friends. I boycotted basketball for about a year... Read more »

Dunk Porn: Dwight Howard's Maximum Violence (Video)

Dunk Porn: Dwight Howard's Maximum Violence (Video)
Jrue Holiday is too little and Dwight Howard decided to tell him that. This is one of the most violent alley-oops I’ve ever seen. Dan Gelston at the AP wrote in his recap (via Yahoo!): Dwight Howard asked for a moment of silence. He bowed his head, closed his eyes and paused to remember Jrue... 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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D-Rose's Amazing NBA-Best 39-Point Performance to Lead Bulls Win in Orlando (Video)

D-Rose's Amazing NBA-Best 39-Point Performance to Lead Bulls Win in Orlando (Video)
Despite five turnovers, Derrick Rose posted the best game score in the NBA, according to Basketball-Reference.com, with 39 points on 13-for-17 shooting, 3-for-5 on 3-pointers, a perfect 10-for-10 on FTs to go with five assists and a block in the East Champion Bulls (60-20) 102-99 win over the Magic (50-30) in Orlando on Sunday afternoon.... Read more »