Posts tagged "trades"

Bulls Reportedly Offered Brewer for Mayo

Bulls Reportedly Offered Brewer for Mayo
What’s more stupid: the Bulls willing to overpay for a fourth scoring option or the Grizzlies turning down a cross-conference deal for juvenile “competitive reasons?” The Bulls reportedly offered Ronnie Brewer and two #1 picks and a #2 pick for O.J. Mayo before the trade deadline. Even dumber and more baffling, the Grizzlies turned it... Read more »

NBA Trade Deadline Struck: Bulls Rightly Stood Pat; Thunder Got Scary

NBA Trade Deadline Struck: Bulls Rightly Stood Pat; Thunder Got Scary
The Bulls stood pat as the trade deadline hit at 2:00 p.m. CST on Thursday. The three most notable deals that fell through were acquiring Courtney Lee from the Rockets, O.J. Mayo from the Grizzlies, or Anthony Parker from the Cavs. Houston wouldn’t budge on demanding a big, Mike McGraw of The Daily Herald tweeted.... Read more »

Bulls Big Love Keeps Acquisition of Lee & Mayo at Impasse

Bulls Big Love Keeps Acquisition of Lee & Mayo at Impasse
The Bulls have offered a first-round draft pick to the Rockets for Courtney Lee, but Houston GM Daryl Morey is reportedly reluctant to part with the 6-foot-5 guard. The Rockets continue to demand Omer Asik in return, while Nick Fiedell reports at ESPNChicago the Bulls are still unwilling to part with the seven-foot rookie, adding:... Read more »
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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 »

Looking at Shooting Guard Options, Bulls Aren't Bad Standing Pat

Looking at Shooting Guard Options, Bulls Aren't Bad Standing Pat
Let’s get stat-geeky and Randian and Realpolitik and wonky with the Bulls options to acquire a shooting guard before the Thursday trade deadline. * – unrestricted free agent in 2011** – restricted free agent in 2011 There are grand options being thrown around for the Bulls to acquire a shooting guard before the trade deadline.... Read more »

Report: Carmelo Anthony is a Knick (UPDATED)

Report: Carmelo Anthony is a Knick (UPDATED)
The Nuggets and Knicks have agreed to terms on a deal to finally send Carmelo Anthony to New York. And he signed an extension. The ‘MeloDrama is over. Carmelo Anthony is a New York Knick, Benjamin Hochman and Chris Dempsey reported Monday evening at The Denver Post: The Nuggets traded Melo to the New York... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: February 19, 2011

Catch n' Shoot: February 19, 2011
Sebastian Pruiti put together a nice breakdown of Derrick Rose’s jumper selection. Dennis Rodman was announced as a finalist for the 2011 class of the Basketball Hall of Fame, which is great, despite Reggie Miller getting snubbed. The rest of the finalists are very ‘meh.’ I have a personal nostalgic love for finalist Chris Mullin... Read more »

Return of the Catch n' Shoot: February 17, 2011

Return of the Catch n' Shoot: February 17, 2011
I didn’t do daily “Catch n’ Shoot” posts for quite some time because I started yet another part-time teaching job on top of my current load. Between bringing back game previews for every game or this section, the decision was easy. There is a change, though. As the playoffs come closer, I might go through... Read more »

Bogans Finding Three-Point Stroke, Shooting a High Rate Over Last Two Months

Bogans Finding Three-Point Stroke, Shooting a High Rate Over Last Two Months
After a bad shooting start, Keith Bogans’ work has paid off, scoring from long-range with high efficiency for over the last two months. ya’rly Keith Bogans was signed by the Bulls in the offseason to come off the bench to relieve Ronnie Brewer on the wing. Brewer had hamstring problems that sat him out most... Read more »
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Nuggets 'Discussing' Deal to Give Knicks 'Melo for Relatively Nothing, as Expected (Video)

Nuggets 'Discussing' Deal to Give Knicks 'Melo for Relatively Nothing, as Expected (Video)
The Nuggets are “discussing” a three-way deal to send Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks with the T’wolves are the third party. The Nuggets dug themselves a hole with their greed and it drove Nets away from the table when they were willing to overpay Denver for Carmelo Anthony. The Nuggets bargaining power has heavily weakened,... Read more »