BullsTV posted their Plays of the Year. Highlights of Ronnie Brewer, Joakim Noah, Kyle Korver, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, C.J. Watson, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, and one or two Derrick Rose plays, called by the — ahem — always objective and serene Stacey King, Neil Funk, Chuck Swirsky, and Bill Wennington: The Bulls won 11... Read more »
The Queens of Suxcramento can be the Sacramento Kings (6-23) for a day after a final second win hosting the Teddy Bears of Memphis (14-18). The Grizzlies blew an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter and found themselves down by one with 5.5 seconds remaining, but O.J. Mayo pulled off a beautiful circus jumper above... Read more »
The Clippers (10-22) won the fifth of their last six games Monday, beating the Queens (5-23) 100-99 (Box Score). “Baron Davis to Blake Griffin” is becoming the phrase of the season: A look at the historical pattern of MVPs doesn’t bode very well for Derrick Rose this year. Dirk Nowitzki left Monday’s Mavs (24-5) 103-93... Read more »
In the fourth quarter of the Suxcramento Queens’ meltdown on their home floor against the Bulls, Derrick Rose applied some violent ankle breakage to Tyreke Evans that made him eat the hardwood: “We’re just balling right now,” Rose said. “We know we have a good team.” Mm-hmm. Ball on, Balla’!
Freakin’ Rondo, how does it work? How Rajon Rondo’s versatile exploitation of his own skills makes him so frustrating to defend.”How do you defend someone who often has the ball but is rarely looking to score?” But you can’t leave him, Henry Abbott notes, because though he won’t shoot, you leave him to do “whatever... Read more »