Posts tagged "tim duncan"

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 »

Catch n' Shoot: March 22, 2011 -- Sad 'Melo, Howard's MVP Case, Gay Done, Duncan Down, Larry Brown Wants to Coach (Because Quitting's Easier With a Job)

Catch n' Shoot: March 22, 2011 -- Sad 'Melo, Howard's MVP Case, Gay Done, Duncan Down, Larry Brown Wants to Coach (Because Quitting's Easier With a Job)
Maybe a “SadMelo” Tumblr page wouldn’t be so premature: (h/t: “Snottie Drippen”) I found it difficult to root against the Celtics on Monday. Is that weird? Yeah, I’m a terrible Bulls fan. Maybe, I hate the Knicks more than I love the Bulls, but a bit less than I love the Celtics. Oh well, I... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: March 9, 2011 -- Bulls Favored to Win East, Heat Lose Fifth Straight, Brad Miller's Disaster Night, NBPA Argument With Owners' Data

Catch n' Shoot: March 9, 2011 -- Bulls Favored to Win East, Heat Lose Fifth Straight, Brad Miller's Disaster Night, NBPA Argument With Owners' Data
Horace Grant reminisces 1991. Bulls are 2:1 favorites to win the East, according to Hollinger’s postseason odds on Wednesday morning, with the Celtics at 3:1. He also has the Bulls and Lakers a little worse than 4:1 to win it all, with the Lakers at 19.6% and the Bulls at 18.5%. Matt Olsen offered up... Read more »
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'MVP Conversation' Study: Other Teams Win Less Without Their Stars Than Bulls Would Without Rose

'MVP Conversation' Study: Other Teams Win Less Without Their Stars Than Bulls Would Without Rose
The primary argument for proponents of Derrick Rose as the 2010-11 NBA MVP always resorts to underrating the way the Bulls are coached and generally managed. For lack of better words, it’s largely a trite “the Bulls would suck without Rose” argument. The argument isn’t without validity or value when applied across the league. But... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: February 25, 2011 -- BBR Rankings, Looming Lockout, Buyouts, and Bone Thugs-n-Beasley

Catch n' Shoot: February 25, 2011 -- BBR Rankings, Looming Lockout, Buyouts, and Bone Thugs-n-Beasley
Tim Duncan to the big kids out there: the backboard is there; use it. Bulls remain 5th in the BBR Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings after Thursday. The Heat remain at the top, followed by the Spurs, Celtics, and Lakers Of course, I love the result of Thursday’s Bulls-Heat game, but as a basketball fan,... Read more »

Dunk Porn: Blake Griffin Grabs Some Pride Against the Spurs

Dunk Porn: Blake Griffin Grabs Some Pride Against the Spurs
The Clippers (4-15) busted a franchise 18-game losing streak against the Spurs (15-3) Wednesday in L.A. with a 90-85 win. Blake Griffin played like a star with his 31-13 double-double and of course lit up the highlight reel with elite athleticism and aggressiveness for some Dunk Porn. First, with two hands and authority on Tim... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: December 1, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: December 1, 2010
Tim Duncan’s 15-18-11 triple-double led the Spurs (15-2) to beat GSW 118-98. Also: The Spurs speeding up their offense is something beautiful. More important, it displays a genius — maybe humble? — quick adaptation by one of the greatest coaches in NBA history. ball Lenny Wilkens is trying to get an NBA team back in... Read more »

How Noah Left His Box-Out Against Duncan

How Noah Left His Box-Out Against Duncan
Sebastian Pruiti broke down an example of Joakim Noah leaving his box out positioning early on a crucial free throw miss to use his athleticism to neutralize Tim Duncan’s power on the boards, in the Bulls’ loss Wednesday evening in San Antonio. This actually happened the entire second half on the offensive glass. Noah’s high... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: November 17, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: November 17, 2010
Theo Ratliff will be out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery. Doesn’t sound like much, but Andrew Bynum’s also still out and racing cars at high speeds. Include Lamar Odom and that makes two Imperial Lakers capable of playing center and Odom’s the starting power forward with Pau Gasol starting at center. Phil-Jack threatened to send... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: November 15, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: November 15, 2010
The Suns (5-4) hit 22 threes of an astonishing 40 attempts to beat the Lakers (8-2) on the road, 121-116. Jason Richardson led Phoenix with 35, 7-for-10 from long range, and Steve Nash had a 21-13 double-double. The struggling and tired Hedu Turkoglu hit 5-of-7 threes for 17 pts, Channing Frye went 4-for-7 from long... Read more »