Posts Tagged ‘chicago bulls’
Posted on Oct 7
Zach Randolph wasn’t ready for this.
First the kid popped to the top of the circle, the long spot for an NBA three, and effortlessly swished one. Then Zach went into the post and started backing him down with his big weight advantage. But the kid came around, poked the ball away and started a fast break. Zach tried again, …
Posted on Oct 1
As the Bulls’ annual media day got underway at the Berto Center on Monday, General Manager Gar Forman addressed those in attendance with a few minutes of opening comments.
Forman spoke about his excitement for camp to get started, the return of the team’s core and the progress each of those players made this summer, as well as the team’s …
Posted on Jul 31
Though he’s not large in stature, one shouldn’t discount what the newest member of the Chicago Bulls, Nate Robinson, will bring to the table.
For starters, Robinson has proven he can score off the bench. Through seven professional seasons, he’s averaged 11.2 points while playing just 23.0 minutes per game.
Those who are concerned about his size should look no …
Posted on Jul 24
When the Bulls and Gar Forman entered the offseason, their top priority was to sign a combo guard who could play both the point guard and shooting guard positions, the general manager acknowledged on Tuesday at the Berto Center.
Enter Kirk Hinrich, whose signing with the team became official on Monday.
“Obviously, Kirk is a proven veteran in this league,” …
Posted on Jul 18
Maybe Luol Deng should go ahead and have that wrist surgery. Yes, it’s just NBA Summer League. But Bulls second-year small forward Jimmy Butler showed in Tuesday’s 79-74 opening loss to the Boston Celtics in Las Vegas he may be ready to take that big first step toward being an NBA producer.
“The coaches tell me I have to stay …
Posted on Jun 28
The Chicago Bulls selected point guard Marquis Teague with the 29th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on Thursday night.
Teague, a 6-2, 180-pounder who played one season at Kentucky, averaged 10 points and 4.8 assists in 32.6 minutes per game as a freshman.
With Derrick Rose recovering from a torn ACL, finding another guard who will potentially be …
Posted on May 15
And nooowwwwwwwwww, the starting lineup for your Chicago Bulls:
At forward from Duke, 6-9, No. 5, Carlos Boozer!
A 6-8 forward from Mt. Zion Christian Academy, No. 6, Tracy McGrady!
The man in the middle from Florida, 6-11, No. 13, Joakim Noah!
At guard, 6-7 from Connecticut, No. 32, Richard Hamilton!
From Chicago, a 6-2 guard, No. 2… Jannero Pargo?…
Posted on May 6
This season mostly has been one beautiful view for the Bulls with the league’s best record and confidence they could reach the top of the NBA mountain. Now, one more bad step backward and it’s all over. Yes, the Bulls have found themselves on the edge of the NBA playoff cliff with nowhere else to go.
It’s either all the …
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 6
When last we left our Bulls, after a second consecutive loss for the first time in more than a year, they were dangling from a metaphorical rope that apparently represented their suddenly shaky bond of excellence. Would Derrick return and lift them? Could Lu keep it up and pull his teammates back from the brink? Was Rip torn? We had …