Posts Tagged ‘bernie bickerstaff’

Feb 9

There is a curious dichotomy about Salt Lake City like few places in the U.S. It is known as the base of the Mormon religion, and there doesn’t seem a more wholesome place. There’s a lovely outdoor ice skating rink in the middle of the pristine downtown where couples young and old, hand in hand, glide along to classic ballads. …

Nov 1

When Portland shooting guard Brandon Roy and the 3-0 Trail Blazers take to the court, don’t expect one Bulls defender to shoulder the burden of slowing him down.

Rather, as Coach Tom Thibodeau explained, Roy will see several defenders as the Bulls play their second game at the United Center in three nights.

“It won’t be an individual matchup; it’s …

May 3

It wasn’t love at first sight, but it was close. They’d gone through one date after another and nothing really was mutual. Until one day, John Paxson ran into Vinny Del Negro at the Chicago draft camp and they began talking hoops. And things seemed to click between the two former court rivals. This seemed different.

So Paxson and Gar …

Mar 23

Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro storming onto the court and ejected for the first time in his coaching career. Derrick Rose furious at an offensive foul call and slicing the air with disgust. Taj Gibson battling three Rockets while getting two offensive rebounds and dunking the second, getting fouled and letting out a scream of accomplishment. Kirk Hinrich with the …

Dec 10

I admit I wasn’t watching the Bulls game with the Atlanta Hawks that carefully when the Bulls were down 36 points in the fourth quarter with Jason Collins and Randolph Morris shooting uncontested jump shots. But I thought I saw someone hand a pink piece of paper to Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro.

I know, that’s what you want.

Let’s …

Dec 30

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The Bulls lost a coach Tuesday.

No, not that one!

Ron Adams, who was a …

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