Posts tagged "utah jazz"

Crossover Porn: Lego Jordan Breaking Lego Byron's Ankles... Yeah, Really (Video)

Crossover Porn: Lego Jordan Breaking Lego Byron's Ankles... Yeah, Really (Video)
Ever want to see great NBA Finals moments performed by Legos? Tauntr.com did it. And the #1 moment — at the 1:43 mark of the video — is Michael Jordan‘s crossover-stepback jumper in the 1998 Finals against the Jazz, where he added Byron Russell to his “Gonna Make You Look LOL Silly” list. Also, “Legoized”... 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 17, 2011 -- My NCAA Bracket, Celtic Depth, CP3 Revival?

Catch n' Shoot: March 17, 2011 -- My NCAA Bracket, Celtic Depth, CP3 Revival?
“Rose took to Thibodeau almost immediately when the two met last summer,” Sean Deveney wrote a couple of days ago at The Sporting News. “Thibodeau made a couple of things clear at the time. For one, he would gladly give Rose greater control on the floor, let him be more of a decision maker and try... Read more »
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Bulls Blow Out Jazz, Move Within Spit of Celtics for Top East Spot

Bulls Blow Out Jazz, Move Within Spit of Celtics for Top East Spot
The Bulls were men among boys in the first half and, despite completely falling apart at the defensive seams, pounded the visiting Jazz 118-100. The Bulls (47-18) blowing out the Jazz (34-33) 118-100 at the United Center on Saturday was a mess of a basketball game. The Bulls’ sixth straight win was their 11th straight... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: March 3, 2011 -- Durant 'Out for the Year,' More Than a Rose Text to LeBron, Analytics-Scouting False Dichotomy, Grizzlies' Odd Defensive Efficiency

Catch n' Shoot: March 3, 2011 -- Durant 'Out for the Year,' More Than a Rose Text to LeBron, Analytics-Scouting False Dichotomy, Grizzlies' Odd Defensive Efficiency
Kevin Durant says he’s “out for the year” after spraining his ankle: To which he quick followed up: “No, just playing. It’s just a little tweak. I did it before. I’ve just got to see how it feels in the morning and hopefully I’m ready to go.” Lee Jenkins’ profile on Derrick Rose at SI... 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 »
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Catch n' Shoot: February 20, 2011

Catch n' Shoot: February 20, 2011
The 2011 Dunk Contest was fun and I posted every dunk here, but my favorite Dunk Contest dunker is still Vince Carter: ‘Melo’s not going to Jersey. He wants to be a Knick or a Bull; the Knicks are willing to take him on, but the Bulls say it’s too expensive. ‘Melo never had to... Read more »

Mixed Feelings on Deron Williams Almost Negated By Ray Allen's 2,561st Three

Mixed Feelings on Deron Williams Almost Negated By Ray Allen's 2,561st Three
After joking that D-Will pulled an MJ/Magic/LeBron by running his coach out of the job like an epic superstar does has come the real inner conflict of my honest feelings toward him. Fans with whom I’ve spoken pretty much sympathize with this (h/t: Matt McHale): It’s not Bulls and my second post on the matter,... Read more »

Jerry Sloan Resigns Following 'Clash' With D-Will at Halftime of Loss to the Bulls (Video)

Jerry Sloan Resigns Following 'Clash' With D-Will at Halftime of Loss to the Bulls (Video)
The former Bull player and longest tenured coach in the four major sports will resign on Thursday in the middle of his 23rd season as head coach of the Jazz. He and Deron Williams reportedly had an argument at halftime on Wednesday that was a nail in the coffin to ending their professional relationship. Jerry... Read more »
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Credit D-Rose Heroics and Aggressiveness for Bulls Tight Win in Boozer's First Return to Utah

Credit D-Rose Heroics and Aggressiveness for Bulls Tight Win in Boozer's First Return to Utah
D-Rose led the Bulls with 29 points in his anticipated matchup with D-Will in the Bulls 91-86 win over the Jazz in Utah, preventing their first losing streak of the season. The Bulls (35-16) came out much stronger defensively against the Jazz (31-23) in Utah after back-to-back losses for a 91-86 win in a game... Read more »