Posts Tagged ‘dwight howard’
Posted on Dec 24
Christmas morning is one for surprises, and starting at 11 a.m., the NBA is getting one.
No Derrick Rose, no Brook Lopez, Paul Pierce barely avoiding a suspension, Luol Deng likely out with an Achilles problem, Carmelo Anthony uncertain with a sprained ankle, Kevin Garnett calcifying.
“We’ll go in there and probably think of Game 7 for a minute,” said …
Posted on Dec 19
Sometimes it’s such a beautiful morning and a storm comes up unexpectedly and ruins the day. Sometimes you are so certain about something, perhaps a stock or a friend, and maybe even a sports team, and it’s just not what you ever imagined.
Wednesday when the Bulls were in Houston in what would become a 109-94 loss, the Bulls 12th …
Posted on Dec 12
Do the Bulls have any All-Stars?
Well, not the way they’ve been playing lately, you might say.
But they have some players who will be able to make a good case for the Eastern Conference team in the next month.
The NBA Thursday released the first fan balloting results for the Feb. 16 All-Star game in New Orleans. And the …
Posted on Oct 29
1. Oct. 29: Heat in Miami. It doesn’t get much hotter. For a ticket, anyway. Perhaps the most anticipated game of the 2013-14 season. There’s obviously not much significance to the first game in an 82-game season. But this is the Heat getting their championship rings from commissioner David Stern presenting them for the final times as he retires this …
Posted on Oct 16
Derrick Rose is back.
Again, and again, and again, this latest one being Wednesday for Rose’s first home game at the United Center since his serious knee injury.
Rose was greeted with a standing ovation as public address announcer Tommy Edwards stretched out, “Froooooooommmmmmmm Chicago, No. 1…”
And then Rose went out and scored the first basket with a driving …
Posted on Aug 6
The NBA Tuesday unveiled its 2013-14 schedule, and most of the featured dates and games during the season involve the Bulls and Derrick Rose.
The season opens October 29 with the traditional ring ceremony for the champions, the Miami Heat. The Bulls will be the opponent in one of the three opening night games with the Magic playing the Pacers …
Posted on Jun 27
In the annual NBA Draft Thursday, the Bulls selected the potential replacement for Marco Belinelli.
The Brooklyn Nets apparently added two of the top players in NBA history, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.
The story of the draft was less the surprise of Anthony Bennett going No. 1 to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Nerlens Noel falling to No. …
Posted on May 22
Are two No. 1 overall draft picks enough to make up for the loss of LeBron James? Probably not, but the Cleveland Cavaliers got their second Tuesday in the NBA Draft Lottery, and that raised the intriguing possibility that the way really is being cleared for James to return to Cleveland as a free agent after next season.
The Miami …
Posted on Apr 19
So yes, our long national nightmare finally ended, or at least the TV networks’. Never have so many paid so much attention to those who will play so few playoff games.
The 2012-13 NBA Playoffs begin Saturday with the Knicks and Celtics, which probably is the premier first round matchup given the media markets, the history, the recent terrorist bombing …
Posted on Mar 10
Sometimes when things are going badly—as it was for the Bulls Sunday in a national TV 90-81 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers—you have to be thankful for the positives.
Which were, well actually, they were, when no, well not that…
Oh yeah, no one else got hurt and none of the Bulls many, many missed shots injured any spectators.…