Posts Tagged ‘chris richard’

Feb 18

The Bulls early Thursday afternoon were trying to beat the trade deadline with a trade of Tyrus Thomas to the Charlotte Bobcats for guards Flip Murray and Acie Law, both of whom have expiring contracts, league sources confirmed.

The deal had not yet been completed, the sources said, but indications are the teams were trying to get it done and …

Feb 7

The Bulls Saturday got themselves one of those sigh of relief wins, breaking a three-game losing streak in their fourth game in five nights to defeat the Miami Heat 95-91 behind 25 points from Luol Deng and 24 points from Derrick Rose.

“It was a big win for us,” agreed Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro. “We will be in a …

Feb 6

You watch a game like Friday’s Atlanta Hawks 91-81 win over the Bulls and you wonder what the Bulls would be like if they had Josh Smith, the rangy, 6-9 athletic power forward who doesn’t have much of a shot, but dominated the game with a triple double with 18 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists.

“Josh Smith has probably …

Feb 4

Say it ain’t so, Jo.

Joakim Noah, arguably the Bulls most consistent player this season and the unofficial team spirit as the NBA’s No. 3 rebounder, was sent home Thursday from the Bulls road trip in Atlanta and will miss at least the next four games through the All Star break because of his plantar fasciitis.

“We’re shutting him down,” …

Nov 6

So you wanted to see rookie first round draft pick James Johnson? His time is now.

That’s because Bulls starting power forward Tyrus Thomas suffered a freak injury working out with weights before practice Friday, sustaining a fractured left forearm that is expected to keep him out four to six weeks.

Thomas will have surgery Saturday and the Bulls are hoping

Oct 15

If the playoff started today—that’s right; we can’t wait—the Bulls would be fourth in the Eastern Conference with home court advantage and a first round playoff series with Ben Gordon and the Detroit Pistons.

We could only hope. What fun that would be.

But it’s mid-October, the regular season starts in two weeks and there is no championship trophy for …

Oct 6

By Adam Fluck

Head Coach Vinny Del Negro’s postgame comments (10.06.09):

Bulls forward Luol Deng reflects on the trip and win (10.06.09):

LONDON–The Bulls and Jazz have taken the court at the O2 arena, with tip off set for 7:30 local time and 1:30 p.m. CT on NBA TV.

Chicago will be without Derrick Rose (right ankle strain), Tyrus Thomas …

Oct 3

By Adam Fluck

CHICAGO—Derrick Rose’s dream of playing for the United States in the Olympics hosted by his hometown of Chicago will have to wait.

On Friday, Chicago’s bid to host the 2016 games was dealt a shocking blow when the city was eliminated in the first round of International Olympic Committee voting. It was later announced the 2016 Games …

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