Posts tagged "toronto raptors"

Despite No Noah, Shaky Defense, Bulls Maintain 2.5 Game Conference Lead

Despite No Noah, Shaky Defense, Bulls Maintain 2.5 Game Conference Lead
The Bulls defense was bad in ways against the Pistons and Raptors last weekend, but won the back-to-back set. The Heat moved into the #2 seed as the Celtics fell to #3, going into the final handful of regular season games. The weekend included a monster performance from D-Rose: The Bulls (56-20) beat both the... Read more »

Fun, Supplied By Derrick Rose Since All-Star Weekend (Video)

Fun, Supplied By Derrick Rose Since All-Star Weekend (Video)
NBA.com posted a pretty fun highlight reel of Derrick Rose plays on Mar.16, consisting of plays since the All-Star break. Whether you’re already in awe or are late joining the party on how special this 22-year-old leader is, enjoy!

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 »
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Atrocious D in Noah's Return Highlights Bulls Loss to Raptors

Atrocious D in Noah's Return Highlights Bulls Loss to Raptors
The Bulls embarrassed themselves with terrible defense and about as juvenile of a halfcourt offense as you could get to lose 118-113 in Toronto. With the Bulls down 116-111 and 10.1 seconds remaining in regulation, they called a timeout. Derrick Rose inbounded to Joakim Noah. Then, simultaneously, Luol Deng fell down, Rose crashed into Leandro... Read more »

Noah Will Play Short Shifts in Wednesday Return

Noah Will Play Short Shifts in Wednesday Return
Joakim Noah will return to action Wednesday in Toronto when the Bulls (38-16) against the terrible CRaptors (15-42), playing around eight minutes at a time, K.C. Johnson reports at the Chicago Tribune, adding Tom Thibodeau hasn’t come to a final decision on how the bigs will rotate: “A starter usually goes from 8 to 10... Read more »

JJ Traded for Heat 1st Round Draft Pick; Cap Room Now Near $3 Million

JJ Traded for Heat 1st Round Draft Pick; Cap Room Now Near $3 Million
The Bulls traded James Johnson to Toronto on Tuesday for a Raptors for a first-round draft pick, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweeted: .bbpBox40181865688207360 {background:url(http://a2.twimg.com/profile_background_images/35669026/dunk_small.jpg) #000000;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:8px;padding-top:12px;height:40px;border-top:1px solid #fff;border-top:1px solid #e6e6e6} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author{line-height:19px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author img{float:left;margin:0 7px 0 0px;width:38px;height:38px} p.bbpTweet a:hover{text-decoration:underline}p.bbpTweet span.timestamp{font-size:12px;display:block} James Johnson has been... Read more »
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Dunk Porn: Awesome Fastbreak Poster Alley-Oop from Baron to Blake Doesn't Redeem Atrocious Weekend (Video)

Dunk Porn: Awesome Fastbreak Poster Alley-Oop from Baron to Blake Doesn't Redeem Atrocious Weekend (Video)
The good: Baron Davis got the steal and led a strong fastbreak that ended with him tossing an alley-oop to Blake Griffin that had a violent finish over a good effort from Sonny Weems: The bad: The Clippers lost the Sunday game to the damn CRaptors Muffins 98-93. Whuh? The ugly: The Clippers snapped the... Read more »

Dunk Porn: DeRozan Replaces Jennings in Dunk Contest (Video)

Dunk Porn: DeRozan Replaces Jennings in Dunk Contest (Video)
My very enthusiastic Canadian brothers and sisters in love with the game of the ball and the baskets have more reasons to love the league. Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan is a favorite of the underrated Toronto fanbase and will participate in the Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend in L.A. for the injured Brandon... Read more »

Well-Rounded Bulls Effort Dominates Raptors

Well-Rounded Bulls Effort Dominates Raptors
Tuesday, the Bulls hosted the Toronto Raptors and issued a beating that began with a 30-14 second quarter for the Bulls and they never turned back. Bulls blew the Raptors out 111-91. A blowout at the United Center starring the Bulls (23-10) using the Toronto Raptors (11-23) as pitiful props. Aggressiveness and execution equaled the... Read more »
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Dunk Porn: Paul Fv@%!ng Pierce (Video)

Dunk Porn: Paul Fv@%!ng Pierce (Video)
Rajon Rondo returned after missing seven games to a turned ankle in New York and only scored four points with eight assists in 33:44 that didn’t negate five turnovers. Without Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce was awesome with 30 points on 10-for-15 shooting and 7-for-8 on FT shooting — 3-for-3 on threes — and Ray Allen... Read more »