Posts Tagged ‘dwight howard’
Posted on Mar 6
Monday’s Bulls success against the Indiana Pacers may have been the definition of a Pyrrhic victory as the Bulls avenged their January loss to the Pacers, but may have lost Richard Hamilton to a serious shoulder injury.
More wins like this and the Bulls could be in trouble.
Hamilton left Monday’s 92-72 win a minute into the game after running …
Posted on Feb 27
Kobe Bryant broke Michael Jordan’s All-Star Game career scoring record in Sunday’s 152-149 Western Conference All-Star victory. Blake Griffin threw in a bunch of dunks, eight in his nine field goals. Dwight Howard had a quiet game with nine points and 10 rebounds in what could be his final All-Star Game in a Magic uniform.
There was a record for …
Posted on Feb 24
To Bulls fans, Derrick Rose appears to be a super hero. So what if he were really a super hero? What would be his power?
“I’d want to be invisible,” said Rose.
His sneaker company might not think was too good an idea. But that’s what it was like Friday as the NBA All-Stars, with Bulls representatives Rose, Luol Deng …
Posted on Feb 7
The euphoria of winning a Super Bowl certainly doesn’t last long. Some 24 hours after New Jersey was celebrating its Giants, the beloved Nets were blitzed by the Bulls 108-87.
OK, perhaps the locals weren’t that upset, at least the few who actually mistook the Prudential Center in Newark for a competitive venue.
And then there’s my nomination for understatement …
Posted on Feb 2
Derrick Rose was named to his third All-Star team Thursday and second as a starter for the Eastern Conference as one of the most popular players in the NBA.
Rose was the leader among East guard in votes and second on the East team in votes to Dwight Howard. LeBron James was third and Dwyane Wade fourth. Rose will start …
Posted on Jan 31
They’re tough, athletic and physical, and the players are held accountable like few in the NBA, and they respond to it.
They are the best defensive team in the NBA, leading the NBA in opponent field goal percentage defense, to many the best barometer of a top defensive team.
They’re No. 2 behind Boston in defense against three point shots …
Posted on Jan 30
Derrick Rose had a warning for the Washington Wizards Monday after the Bulls’ heartbreaking Sunday loss to the Miami Heat and Rose’s late missed free throws.
“It just makes me hungrier,” Rose said. “Where tonight I’m going to try to go crazy.”
Rose said he got encouragement from friends as the team left for Washington.
“I know if I get …
Posted on Jan 24
Let’s see how that roll call went Monday before the Bulls defeated the New Jersey Nets 110-95.
Derrick Rose: Back playing after missing four games with a sprained turf toe, getting 22 points and eight assists, though admitting his toe injury may not fully heal this season.
“I know that if someone steps on it again it’s going to hurt,” …
Posted on Jan 12
Heck, I didn’t even know All-Star voting had started with the season just a few weeks old. And now it’s about over for the fans.
That’s because with the release of the first returns Thursday, the starting lineups appear set with Derrick Rose to start again at guard.
I’m not suggesting, mind you, that your vote doesn’t count and you …
Posted on Jan 7
If Dwight Howard doesn’t want to play for the Bulls after what he witnessed Friday night in Orlando, then he probably doesn’t care that much about success.
The Bulls methodically made the Magic disappear — I know, corny — in a fairly comfortable 97-83 victory that moved the Bulls to 7-1 with their best start since the 1996-97 season.