Posts Tagged ‘bill wennington’
Posted on Feb 27
They have been three amigos, even if they don’t exactly spend all their time together. They have been good, bad and ugly on occasion, but hardly stooges. They have become the Bulls Big Three, the current version of the team’s Three Headed Monster: Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Carlos Boozer.
“We bring the juice for this team,” Boozer said following …
Posted on Jun 21
It may be the offseason for the Chicago Bulls, but that hasn’t stopped numerous prominent members of the organization from showing up at the United Center on game nights.
From former and current players to coaches and executive staff, several with Bulls ties have come to support their neighbors across the hall, the Chicago Blackhawks, as they make a run …
Posted on Nov 13
There’s no complaining this season — or shouldn’t be — about the annual November road trip starting in Phoenix Wednesday. The Bulls play just four games in the Western Conference over eight days before a final road game in Milwaukee Nov. 24. But in playing the Suns, the Bulls face a bit of a defensive quandary they haven’t quite seen …
Posted on Apr 26
The Bulls still don’t know who they’ll take on in the opening round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs, but they do know they’ll be in action Saturday at the United Center for Game 1.
The NBA announced that much Thursday morning, but a game time has yet to be set. Game 2 will also be in Chicago, with the Bulls …
Posted on Apr 3
Derrick Rose could possibly play Thursday against the Boston Celtics, though I personally doubt he will. And there’s apparently no misunderstanding between the Bulls and coach Tom Thibodeau regarding the discussions on Thibodeau’s future with the team.
Those were some of the issues that Bulls General Manager Gar Forman addressed before a private team fundraising auction and dinner at the …
Posted on Dec 19
For the first time since falling to the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Bulls took to the court at the United Center in preparation for their second—and final—preseason game on Tuesday against the Indiana Pacers.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said a decision on whether newly acquired shooting guard Rip Hamilton would make his Bulls debut …
Posted on Dec 31
When the Bulls were 45
It was very good year
It was a year for MVP point guards
Who did all they would
So that Booz and the others could
Time to start coming alive
When they were 45
I assume Frank Sinatra, the great singer from New Jersey, is rolling around in his grave after that one.
Well, maybe …
Posted on Dec 24
Bulls and Knicks, Christmas Day in Madison Square Garden. Yes, that’s a rivalry.
No, the Knicks and Celtics are not a rivalry, as the Knicks wanted to make it a week ago or so when they played Boston and Paul Pierce laughed about it. The Bulls and Knicks, yes, that’s a rivalry.
The nation’s No. 1 city, at least in …
Posted on Dec 11
This time it was the United Center crowd Friday late in the Bulls 88-84 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers chanting “MVP, MVP,” which is getting somewhat tiresome around the NBA as I think I heard it the other day for Darko Milicic. After all, where would the Timberwolves be without him, other than Saturday in Chicago?
The chants when …
Posted on Mar 9
By Adam Fluck
Luol Deng will play against the Jazz and Tuesday night at the United Center after missing Monday’s practice with the flu. Bulls Head Coach Vinny Del Negro said that no limitations were set for him, though the team’s staff would keep an eye on his conditioning as the game progressed.
“He’s better today,” said Del Negro. “He …