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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 »

Catch n' Shoot: March 2, 2011 -- Sam Smith Hates Basketball, Spurs D Isn't Bad, FT+, Bissinger's Still Racist

Catch n' Shoot: March 2, 2011 -- Sam Smith Hates Basketball, Spurs D Isn't Bad, FT+, Bissinger's Still Racist
Tumblr site of the week: Sad Perk: This was my second favorite Perk meme so far. I’m getting to the point where Sam Smith has no credibility in my mind. He wrote that Dwight Howard “doesn’t play pick-and-roll.” He really wrote that. Then, that “there’s a big difference between a player who can find a... Read more »

Smith: Rose's Teammate-iness Prevented Great All-Star Performance

Smith: Rose's Teammate-iness Prevented Great All-Star Performance
Toward the end of the first quarter, I lost all interest in the All-Star Game and just quit watching. Derrick Rose had 11 points on 5-for-13 shooting and five assists in almost 30 minutes of play. You can judge that for what you will. (Box Score)Rose isn’t really into this type of game, for reasons... Read more »
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Report: Boozer Injured, Won't Play Monday (UPDATED: Boozer Day-to-Day)

Report: Boozer Injured, Won't Play Monday (UPDATED: Boozer Day-to-Day)
Carlos Boozer sprained his ankle in the game-winning possession of Saturday’s win against the Heat. He is not making the trip to Memphis for the Bulls game against the Grizzlies on Monday afternoon to “receive treatment,” Sam Smith reported Sunday at Bulls.com. No word on how long he’ll be out. Sprained ankles always range from... Read more »

Noah's Minutes Need Scaling Down

Noah's Minutes Need Scaling Down
Joakim Noah’s tallying up a ton of mileage on less-than-durable wheels and it’s beginning to show. The Bulls are the only team with three players in the top 15 in the NBA in minutes per game — Luol Deng (39.2, 3rd), Derrick Rose (38.8, 8th), and Joakim Noah (37.2, 15th) — Sam Smith noted Wednesday... Read more »

Despite Personal Skid, Taj Still Has Green Light to Shoot

Despite Personal Skid, Taj Still Has Green Light to Shoot
Taj Gibson’s was the premier post and baseline scorer for the Bulls in their first eight games. Though, he’s struggled in the last two, he’s still gonna attack his good looks to score. Though second-year Taj Gibson has shot 1-for-16 in the two games of the Circus Trip, so far, he still has the green... Read more »
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Is Derrick 'Fear Me!' Rose Showing Disdain for C.J. Watson? (Video)

Is Derrick 'Fear Me!' Rose Showing Disdain for C.J. Watson? (Video)
Derrick Rose told the press, after Saturday’s win over the Wizards, ” I’m just trying to make people fear me.” JaVale McGee looks scared, AMIRITE?!!! He also noted the team is highly disciplined and reinforced the team’s commitment to better applying Coach Tom Thibodeau’s defensive scheme. The way the Bulls beat the Wizards wasn’t as... Read more »

Thibs the Teacher

Thibs the Teacher
Sam Smith’s excellent article reflects what should make Bulls fans excited about new Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau — that he isn’t a hopeless romantic, fixated on himself, but a committed coach with an adept understanding of the game and the league. Columnists like falling in love with fairy tales. The storylines they say are... Read more »