Archive for the ‘Trade Talk’ Category
Posted on Nov 9
The Bulls on Monday with Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson, but without Carlos Boozer, defeated the Denver Nuggets at the United Center 94-92.
So let’s consider a hypothetical or three…
Say the Bulls traded Joakim Noah, as the Nuggets most prefer, for Anthony, who led Denver with 32 points, though just six in the fourth quarter?
I say the Nuggets …
Posted on Oct 8
Given he spent his first seven professional seasons with the Bulls, you can excuse for Kirk Hinrich for being a tad bit uncomfortable in his return to the United Center on Friday.
“A little weird,” said Hinrich of being back as a member of the Washington Wizards. “It was weird the first time I put on this uniform too, but …
Posted on Oct 8
The Bulls are home Friday for the first time in the preseason, though I suspect there’s a bit more interest for now in who is visiting the Bulls than who is playing for them.
There was a lot of excitement until the Carlos Boozer injury, but with Boozer, Ronnie Brewer and C.J. Watson out in Thursday’s loss in Dallas, it’s …
Posted on Oct 3
It wasn’t all bad news for the Bulls on Sunday.
While the team learned that free agent power forward Carlos Boozer would be lost with a fractured right hand, league sources confirmed the Bulls have come to an agreement with Joakim Noah on a contract extension.
Sources said the deal is for five years and is worth about $60 …
Posted on Sep 22
Joakim Noah gets it. Rumors in sports are inevitable and more often than not just that—unfounded speculation. So when he was asked for his thoughts on being included in recent reports surrounding a possible deal for Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony, he spoke from the heart while remaining politically correct.
“It’s part of the business,” said Noah. “I think it’s …
Posted on Sep 9
Anything to the story about Carmelo having the Bulls on his trade wish list?
– John Jenkins
Well, here we go again. Me, too. I was getting ready to restart my Ask Sam feature once the USA team concluded. But here we go again with the NBA’s newest distraction: Which superstar is planning to leave his team next?
It’s been …
Posted on Jul 23
The Bulls late Thursday filled out their front court rotation by agreeing to a one year deal with veteran center/forward Kurt Thomas, NBA sources confirmed.
Thomas joins Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, Taj Gibson and Omer Asik in what should be a solid five-man interior rotation.
Thomas agreed to a deal for slightly more than the veterans’ minimum, which means the …
Posted on Apr 28
So what happens next?
The Bulls Tuesday in losing the opening round playoff series to the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1 concluded what generally was a successful season with a second straight 41-41 record and first round playoff elimination. Yes, even with another first round out. This was to be the appetizer.
But given injuries that cost Joakim Noah 18 games and …