Tag: Denver Nuggets

How To Win The "Rondo Wars"

How To Win The "Rondo Wars"
Rajon Rondo has officially done it. It took him a grand total of 29 games to ruin his welcome on his fourth team in his decade long NBA career. But I warn Bulls fans to not fear, because there’s always a trade partner in today’s league if you look long enough. At this point, it’s... Read more »

A Case for Trading Jimmy Butler

A Case for Trading Jimmy Butler
Jimmy Butler is in the midst of a phenomenal season–averaging 25.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. He has continued to provide stellar defense, he’s a lock for the All Star game, and has singlehandedly dragged the Bulls to a number of wins. With a true star like Butler, you would expect a... Read more »

Bulls Drop Winnable Game To Nuggets

Bulls Drop Winnable Game To Nuggets
On a night when Derrick Rose hit a clutch jumper for the New York Knicks, the Bulls had a chance to create their own late-game magic Tuesday against the Denver Nuggets. They trailed by two with 9.5 seconds left and chose to go for the win. They got the open 3-point opportunity they wanted, but... Read more »
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Bulls Shake Off Lakers, Get to 3-1 on Circus Trip

Bulls Shake Off Lakers, Get to 3-1 on Circus Trip
This year’s incarnations of the Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers are not what they were for a long time as far as franchise faces. By trading Derrick Rose, the Bulls let it be known that Jimmy Butler is their true leader. Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant’s retirement means the Lakers are without a defining player for the... Read more »

Low expectations for Bulls vs Nuggets tonight

The Denver Nuggets are 21-3 at home, second only to the Spurs. They're also one of the hottest teams in the league right now having won seven straight and 13 of their last 15 games overall. That combination doesn't play well against a Bulls roster missing Kirk Hinrich, possibly Marco Belinelli, and likely playing with a banged up Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah...

Western conference preview

The Western conference has long been the dominant conference.   No more.   It has the Lakers, and it has some other good teams, but the conference is quickly losing steam,    The top three teams (in terms of record anyway) are all in last gasp mode with the Lakers the only one of the group with a... Read more »
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Denver beats the Lakers, improving Bulls magic number vs L.A.

So the Denver Nuggets beat the L.A. Lakers which improved the Bulls magic number to six against L.A.   I watched the game, and the Nuggets displayed a largely gritty performance against the Lakers.  The Boston Celtics managed to beat the Detroit Pistons while the Miami Heat knocked off the New Jersey Nets.  The Spurs... Read more »

Carmelo, shockingly, not traded to the Bulls

The deal is now done, per lots of places, but one such place is yahoo sports: The Knicks offered to send Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Wilson Chandler and the Knicks’ 2014 first-round draft pick to Denver. The Knicks would also trade Anthony Randolph and Eddy Curry’s expiring contract to the Minnesota Timberwolves, who would send... Read more »

The fascinating dynamics of trading Carmelo Anthony

The whole NBA has been watching the Carmelo saga with varying degrees of interest.   The Bulls aren’t involved as they don’t have the pieces Denver wants, and Carmelo doesn’t seem particularly interested in heading to the windy city either despite the dead on accurate sources of jerseychaser.com. Still, the situation has interesting implications on the... Read more »
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Bulls still interested in J.R. Smith, psyche, not really, or are they?

Per Wojo: The Chicago Bulls are still making calls on J.R. Smith to solve their shooting guard issues, but red flags on Smith’s character have made the Bulls cautious. “They just don’t want to mess that locker room up,” one source with knowledge of the talks said. “The Bulls have too good of a [locker]... Read more »