Posts Tagged ‘chicago bulls’
Posted on Feb 19
Plutarch said the true measure of a man is how he bears up under misfortune.
Taj said the bandwagon is empty now, the odds are against you. You have to rally with your brothers because they are all you have. Those are the guys to roll with.
Only one of those great philosopher/observers was talking about the Chicago Bulls after …
Posted on Feb 17
Taj Gibson hasn’t started packing yet.
“It could be worse,” Gibson told reporters after Bulls practice Wednesday about his name again in trade rumors. “People could not be saying your name at all. But it comes with it when the team is underachieving; you’ve got to kind of shake up things. I see what’s out there. I’m no stranger (to …
Posted on Jan 24
There’s a famous book about an alleged patient who had multiple personalities, sometimes self assured, assertive and successful and then the next day listless to the point of being fatigued, anxious and distracted.
It’s called “Sybil,” and not “the Chicago Bulls of 2015-16.”
Because those Bulls in the inaugural national ABC-TV Saturday series, with six losses in eight games and …
Posted on Jan 17
It’s not time to write the obituary for Joakim Noah as a Bulls player.
This season likely is over for Noah after he suffered a dislocated shoulder Friday against the Dallas Mavericks. The Bulls disclosed Saturday Noah was evaluated at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, where it was determined that he will undergo surgery. His recovery time is estimated at four …
Posted on Dec 25
The Bulls Friday made very merry in Oklahoma City with a thunderous present for themselves and their fans, a 105-96 victory that not only represented a season sweep of the powerful Thunder, but the most dominant victory for any team over 20-10 Oklahoma City this season.
“We knew what we were capable of,” said Jimmy Butler, who led the Bulls …
Posted on Oct 5
Already, Fred Hoiberg is proving a coaching iconoclast.
Hoiberg Tuesday will coach his first NBA game, albeit exhibition, in the United Center against the Milwaukee Bucks. Yet, Hoiberg boldly is risking the Bulls chances for the preseason championship that the Bulls last won in 2013 with an 8-0 preseason.
“We’re going to hold some guys out,” Hoiberg said after practice …
Posted on Oct 1
“One can have a dream, baby, Two can make a dream so real; One can wish upon a star, Two can make a wish come true.
One can stand alone in the dark Two can make a light shine through. It takes two, baby It takes two, Me and you You know it takes two.”
— Marvin Gaye; Songwriters Sylvia …
Posted on Sep 30
The stormy skies and clouds that hovered Tuesday began to recede, bringing some much needed relief and brightness.
And, yes, the sun came out in Chicago, also.
But it was the Bulls who got some much needed clarity and cheer Wednesday with the disclosure that Derrick Rose’s surgery for an orbital fracture sustained in the first minutes of the first …
Posted on Aug 11
There was no formal invitation. Reporters from Chicago and a few from around the country began slowly to encircle USA Basketball assistant coach Tom Thibodeau following the conclusion of Tuesday’s opening session of the three-day mini camp. There were no cheers, but there were no boos. Nor did anyone declare forcefully they had the privilege and distinct honor of presenting …
Posted on May 28
Sometimes it’s just time, time for a change, a divorce, a breakup, too much water under the bridge—or minutes throughout the lineup—as it were. That time came Thursday for the Bulls and coach Tom Thibodeau when the Bulls announced Thibodeau was being dismissed as head coach.
Thibodeau departs after five seasons as the third longest tenured coach in franchise history …