Posts Tagged ‘derrick rose’

Feb 6

And then there was one.

Who had Derrick Rose in the pool for the only healthy Bulls current or former All-Star in February?

Joakim Noah was lost for the season with shoulder surgery last month. Pau Gasol sustained a hand injury in the Wednesday victory in Sacramento and was out for Friday’s game in Denver. After scoring 19 points in …

Feb 5

The Bulls Friday lost Pau Gasol before the game, Jimmy Butler during the game and in the end they lost an 18-point third quarter lead and the game in the last seconds, the Denver Nuggets coming all the way back for a 115-110 victory.

The Bulls were led by Derrick Rose with 30 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Butler …

Feb 2

This one Monday looked so good and so welcome for the Bulls that the usually inscrutable Derrick Rose bowed to the Salt Lake City crowd in appreciation and celebration after his three pointer for a 93-90 lead seemed to give the Bulls a victory.

But sometimes it can be a long 18.9 seconds.

Because in that time the Bulls lost …

Jan 31

Hey, what happened to that other Los Angeles team? Right, the one that made the Bulls feel so good about themselves Thursday on national TV.

“We’ve seen this all year,” Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg lamented yet again Sunday after the Clippers on national ABC-TV ran out the Bulls 120-93. “I hate to sound like a broken record.”

Reader note: Plastic …

Jan 29

Perhaps the big question Thursday in the Bulls comfortable 114-91 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers was whether they finally stumbled upon something that could make them the team they’ve sought to be. Or just whether they encountered a bad team that’s just been stumbling along.

“I think we played extremely well, played together, rebounded the ball well,” said Jimmy …

Jan 26

The heat is on, on the street Inside your head, on every beat And the beat’s so loud, deep inside The pressure’s high, just to stay alive ‘Cause the heat is on — Glen Frey

The Miami Heat Monday in the United Center was on the Bulls with an 89-84 victory, the Bulls fourth consecutive home loss, a particularly discouraging …

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 …

Jan 23

And then Saturday in Cleveland when ABC-TV inaugurates it’s national Saturday night schedule of games the Bulls will face what figures to be a highly motivated LeBron James trying to show that his buddy Tyronn Lue in his first game deserves to be the new coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Wait, it gets worse.

The Bulls, losers of six of …

Jan 21

Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg Wednesday answered a few perfunctory questions following the Bulls crushing 125-94 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Hoiberg talked briefly about not standing up against the Warriors relentless offensive pressure, not responding to their swift ball movement and making enough defensive errors to perhaps make the result more inevitable than it had to be, the Warriors …

Jan 18

At one time it would have been the NBA’s story of the day, a very big day, Martin Luther King Day, the Bulls and Pistons, a day to avenge perhaps the Bulls toughest loss of the season, the four-overtime marathon defeat that sent the Bulls reeling a month ago. The highlight, at least for a few minutes early, was the …

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