Tag: summer

Taj Gibson has plantar fasciitis misses summer league game 3

Things have gone from bad to worse for Taj Gibson as he misses summer league game 3 with plantar fasciitis as reported on the summer league web broadcast.   This is somewhat discouraging since it’s often a chronic injury for players, and one which has a slow recovery. This early in the season it probably doesn’t... Read more »

More thoughts from summer league chatter

I’m back from Vegas amazed at how fast the two days went by, but on the plane ride home I remembered a few more nuggets in my discussions with Gar Forman as well as other summer league chatter. When talking about the Salmons / Nocioni swap he made the comment (rough quote) “Anytime you get... Read more »

Bulls vs Bucks Summer League game 2 analysis

James Johnson wasn’t able to follow up his outstanding first summer league game with a similar caliber second game.   He struggled with his perimeter shot missing quite a few jumpers including all four of his three point attempts.    He did make up for his poor shooting night by getting to the foul line repeatedly, but... Read more »

Bulls vs Warriors (Summer League Game 1) thoughts

James Johnson looked really good to me, and let me tell you the Bulls are very high on this guy.   It will be interesting to see what type of role he’s able to fill for them this year.   Judging by this game he’s clearly playing with a SF skill set.  On offense he... Read more »

James Johnson interview

James Johnson had a strong debut with 21 points on 9 of 13 from the field along with eight boards, a block, a steal, four turnovers, and five fouls in 37 and a half minutes.   Beyond the statistics Johnson flashed all the things you wanted to see from him. He showed tremendous ball handling... Read more »

A long discussion with Gar Forman

I sat down with Gar Forman during the NBA Summer League and had a long conversation on various topics.   The recorder was off, so the following is a paraphrase of our conversation.   We talked significantly about the salary cap, and how the Bulls work with it.   He couldn’t tell me how much money the... Read more »

Vegas baby! VEGAS!

You know you’re a Bulls fan when you’re anticipating Chicago Bulls Summer League action so badly that you woke up this morning clicked on yahoo sports and thought “Prince Fielder won the home run derby?   I didn’t know it was the all-star break”.   Such was my experience at O’Hare Airport this morning awaiting... Read more »