Posts Tagged ‘david lee’
Posted on Feb 2
A long road trip, like the Bulls begin in Los Angeles Wednesday, can be a turning point for an NBA team because you hear it’s a terrific advantage for team bonding. Players can get spend more time together and continue to develop their team continuity.
That is unless they lose. Because then it will be more important to be home …
Posted on Nov 12
It’s generally a curiosity when the team from the San Francisco Bay Area comes in as life is somewhat different there. I’ve had some head scratching discussions out there, like when they were considering whether if someone with multiple personalities commits a homicide it is a hostage situation. Or whether vegetarians can eat animal crackers and just how it’s possible …
Posted on Nov 11
After the so-called Big Three of this past summer’s free agency class announced they’d be joining forces in Miami, teams quickly turned their attention a group of players that included Carlos Boozer, David Lee and Amar’e Stoudemire.
Both Boozer and Lee met with the Bulls during the first week of July and expressed interest in coming to Chicago. In the …
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 Jul 4
And now we wait.
The last time I heard that in quite this dramatic a sense was in Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.
Hey, it was a classic of a sort.
And perhaps that is the most appropriate reference because this Great Free Agent Chase of 2010 has become something of a farce.
Now, the Bulls, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, …
Posted on Jul 3
Talk about your fireworks. This July 4th weekend may be about to produce some huge sparks—and duds—around the NBA as the free agent beauty pageant is about to conclude with LeBron James Saturday closing his series of free agency meetings in Akron with the hometown Cavs and finally the Bulls.
He’s expected to be wearing his best sweatpants.
The big …
Posted on Jul 1
As the Great One said, “And away we go.”
No, not LeBron, the real Great One, Jackie Gleason. Of course, that may be bad karma here as he went to Miami.
No, I don’t believe LeBron is going to Miami to form some superhero trio of Flash, Batman and Robin, also known as Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh, …
Posted on Jun 24
The Bulls Thursday on the night of the NBA draft took another step toward the potential recruitment of a top free agent like LeBron James with a tentative trade to send Kirk Hinrich and the No. 17 pick in the draft to the Washington Wizards, sources close to both teams confirmed.
The Wizards would not be sending anything back to …
Posted on May 14
Stupid time officially began about seven minutes after the Cavs were knocked out of playoffs Thursday in losing 94-85 to the Boston Celtics to fall four games to two in the Eastern semifinals.
Chad Ford of ESPN reported he’d heard from three league general managers who said they now believe James will leave the Cavs as a result of the …