Archive for December 2010

Homestand continues, Bulls look to get New Years Eve win over the Nets

The four-game homestand continues today as the Chicago Bulls will face off against the New Jersey Nets. The Nets started the season 2-0, but it has gone downhill from there. Statistically, they are in the middle of the pack in most defensive categories. Frankly, I don’t know how the Nets are 9-23 this season; they... Read more »

Bulls come on late, get a hard fought victory over the Bucks

The Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-77 and held the Bucks to a season-low 32.1 field-goal percentage. Meanwhile, the Bulls shot 47% from the field and hit 6 three-pointers. So they won going away, right? Wrong. The Bucks gave the Bulls all they could handle, and were within striking distance most of the 4th... Read more »

Bulls falter down the stretch, Knicks win Christmas Day game 103-95

With the score tied at 87 a piece with 10:10 minutes left in the 4th quarter, the Chicago Bulls and NY Knicks looked as if they were heading to an epic finish. That’s when the drought started. And the Knicks capitalized, going on a 10-0 run, finished off by a Wilson Chandler 4-foot jumper with... Read more »

Bulls look for revenge against the Knicks on Christmas Day

Looking back at it now, the New York Knicks had a very successful offseason. Highlighted by star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, the Knicks are looking like a contending team in the Eastern Conference early on this season. The Chicago Bulls, too, are contenders in the packed East. The Bulls are currently in 3rd place in the... Read more »

Bulls escape Washington with an 87-80 win

The Bulls  had a rough night against a mediocre opponent tonight. They shot 42.5% from the field tonight and committed 21 turnovers, yet they still came away with a 7-point win over the Wizards. We all know about Joakim Noah’s absence from the lineup due to torn ligaments in his thumb, but tonight, although cleared... Read more »

Without Noah and Gibson, Bulls put a beating on the 76ers

Two words: Kurt Thomas. The 15-year veteran had a brilliant night, with 12 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 blocks; playing a big role in the Bulls’ 121-76 win over the 76ers. He didn’t do anything flashy, but boy, he controlled the paint and hit the medium range jumpers created for him by Derrick Rose drives.... Read more »

Blake Griffin impresses, Clippers snap Bulls' seven-game win streak

Derrick Rose had another MVP-type performance Saturday night with 34 points, 8 assists, and 6 rebounds, but he missed the second of two free-throws with 0.8 seconds left. Giving the Clippers a 100-99 win. It was a shame that Rose couldn’t get the second free-throw to fall after making the first one; he made clutch... Read more »

Orlando Magic retool, acquire Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu, and Gilbert Arenas

Per ESPN: The Orlando Magic capped a blockbuster day of wheeling and dealing by trading one franchise cornerstone for another, sending Rashard Lewis to the Washington Wizards for Gilbert Arenas, team sources told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard on Saturday. That trade followed news of a deal that sent Vince Carter to the Phoenix Suns... Read more »

Chicago Bulls(16-8) look to get 8th straight win at home against LA Clippers(6-21)

The Bulls’ easy schedule continues tonight when they will face the woeful Clippers at the United Center. However, this will be their first game without All-Star caliber center Joakim Noah. Noah’s former coach, Vinny Del Negro, will also make his return to the United Center as the opposing coach. Del Negro coached the Bulls to... Read more »

Taj Gibson the likely starter vs Clippers tomorrow night

Per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: Though Tom Thibodeau said it’s not definitive, the Bulls’ coach said he is leaning towards starting Taj Gibson Saturday night against the Clippers in the first game since losing Joakim Noah for eight to 10 weeks due to thumb surgery. Gibson, who started most of last season and... Read more »