Tag: NBA

An Open Letter to Hockey

Hey old friend-it’s me again. Yea from the early 90’s….and yes we’ve “hooked up” a few times more recently. Well I know in the past you’ve said “Oh you only come around when you need something, when you’re desperate..and then when you find something better you move on”. I wanna say that although you were... Read more »

Remember when Horace Grant stopped wanting to be Horace Grant?

Remember when Horace Grant stopped wanting to be Horace Grant?
Last week, while in Australia serving as a spokesperson for the NBA’s first ever league sponsored camp on the continent, former Bull Horace Grant had this to say regarding current Bull Carlos Boozer: “He has to put his ego aside for the betterment of the team….Boozer needs to be, for lack of a better phrase,... Read more »

It's too quiet on the NBA Lockout front.

It's too quiet on the NBA Lockout front.
The NFL lockout has ended, and everyone (including me) is happy.  NFL free agency and the MLB trade deadline has fueled my dormant sports fire, however in all of the hoopla amidst the return of football, I am left asking on question: Why haven’t we heard anything about the progress in NBA lockout talks? The... Read more »
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Chicago Bulls Shooting Guard Options - Free Agency or Trade?

Chicago Bulls Shooting Guard Options - Free Agency or Trade?
Assuming there will be a 2011-2012 NBA Season, the Chicago Bulls will most certainly be looking to bring in some veteran talent at the SG position.  Options will exist through trade, and possibly through free agency depending upon the new CBA.   The MLE (Mid Level Exception) is key to the Chicago Bulls being able to... Read more »

The Chicago Bulls are Looking to Trade Up in the 1st Round

The Chicago Bulls are Looking to Trade Up in the 1st Round
According to Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld and Chad Ford of ESPN, the Chicago Bulls are exploring moving up in the 1st round of Thursday nights NBA Draft.  Currently, the Chicago Bulls own the #28 and #30 picks.  Here are the vague statements from both Chad and Alex: Chad Ford NBA Draft Chat – 06/22/2011 Yesterday,... Read more »

Peoria Chiefs Promotion: LeBron James Replica Ring Giveaway

Peoria Chiefs Promotion: LeBron James Replica Ring Giveaway
Let the LeBron bashing continue.  The Class A minor league affiliate for the Chicago Cubs, the Peoria Chiefs, have announced their most recent promotion:  LeBron James 2011 NBA Championship Replica Ring Giveaway.  This upcoming Thursday, June 16th the Peoria Chiefs will be handing out “non-existent” NBA championship rings to all fans prior to the 7:00... Read more »
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NBA Finals Game 2 Recap - Wade's Pose Changed Everything

NBA Finals Game 2 Recap - Wade's Pose Changed Everything
NBA Finals Game 2 – Dallas Ties Series at 1 NBA fans, last night was something to behold. Hyperbole’s run rampant in modern day sports reporting, but last night’s comeback was something I have never seen before. It may have been one of the greatest comebacks in NBA history. Not just because of the circumstances,... Read more »

Shaquille O'Neal Retires after 19 Seasons

Shaquille O'Neal Retires after 19 Seasons
Follow @bdweav2 Seriously, thank you Shaquille O’Neal.  Your career has been dominant, and immensely entertaining.  One of the top five centers to ever live, and maybe the most dominant player ever called it quits today.  His dogmatic, yet endearing, personality always entertained me.  His play on the court was something you watched with mouth ajar. ... Read more »

Let the "Monta Ellis to The Bulls" Rumors Commence

Let the "Monta Ellis to The Bulls" Rumors Commence
NBA speculation may be pointless at this point, with less than 30 days until the NBA collective bargaining agreement us up, however it will not stop NBA rumor season from commencing… Jerry West joined the Golden State Warriors Executive Board last week, and speculation has grown that the Warriors will look to trade Monta Ellis... Read more »
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Give Me The Mild Sauce? Kyle Korver's 3pt % In the Playoffs

Give Me The Mild Sauce?  Kyle Korver's 3pt % In the Playoffs
Kyle Korver’s production is important to the Chicago Bulls moving forward against the Miami Heat. His range can spread out the Miami Heat defense, and open up driving lanes for Derrick Rose. Through the first two games of the Miami series, Kyle is shooting 28.5% from beyond the arc, well below his season and playoff... Read more »
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