Posts Tagged ‘brad miller’
Posted on Aug 10
Well, I was excited about the beginning of the Bulls 2010-11 season. Until, at least, I saw the full schedule released by the NBA Tuesday.
Yes, yes, I know. Everyone has to play 82 games, though not Shaq, for sure. And everyone plays the same amount at home and on the road.
But this schedule will get you to be …
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 Jul 16
I’ll take being the Utah Jazz East–with Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.
The Bulls on Friday, according to NBA sources, agreed to a three-year deal with Ronnie Brewer, the former Utah Jazz starting shooting guard who is known as a fierce defender.
Assuming Brewer passes his physical exam, which is expected, the Bulls will fill out their starting five after …
Posted on Jul 15
So what now?
Although the Bulls have not been notified, it appears likely now the Orlando Magic will match the $20 million/three-year free agent offer for shooting guard J.J. Redick.
The Orlando Sentinel and Fanhouse with former Sentinel reporter Tim Povtak both reported late Thursday the Magic intend to match the offer and make an announcement Friday.
Orlando hasn’t been …
Posted on Jul 9
Our long national (basketball association) nightmare finally is over.
LeBron James left Cleveland with about as much sympathy and gratitude as the way Richard Nixon left Washington. James is moving his kingdom to Miami to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to form the most impressive basketball threesome since the last most impressive one.
How many Big Threes are allowed …
Posted on Jul 6
This free agency week that perhaps heralds the birth of a new dynasty or champion reminds me of the time just before my son was born.
We were at the doctor, and the doctor said it could be any day. So we were told to just go home and relax. Relax!
We walked around a lot and went to malls, …
Posted on May 12
Time to strike up the band and get Benny the Bull out to O’Hare!
Oh, right. That didn’t work last time when the Bulls met Tracy McGrady in 2000 with a carnival and he fled to Orlando.
But NBA free agency 2010 just got a lot more interesting Tuesday night when the Cleveland Cavaliers and a passive, seemingly disinterested LeBron …
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 …
Posted on Apr 28
LeBron James was waiting for it, the subtle knuckleball of a question coming his way after his Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday eliminated the Bulls in five games with a tough 96-94 victory in the opening round playoff series.
James, who held together a shaky Cavs group that was feeling the pressure down the stretch with 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine …
Posted on Apr 26
It was an appropriate setting Monday in the Berto Center for what could have been the Bulls last full practice of the 2009-10 NBA season and perhaps Vinny Del Negro’s last as Bulls coach.
Yes, coach Vinny Del Negro had his back to the wall.
“Everyone is frustrated because we know we can play better,” said Del Negro of the …