Posts Tagged ‘gar forman’
Posted on Dec 19
For the first time since falling to the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Bulls took to the court at the United Center in preparation for their second—and final—preseason game on Tuesday against the Indiana Pacers.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said a decision on whether newly acquired shooting guard Rip Hamilton would make his Bulls debut …
Posted on Dec 15
It’s been 203 days since that discouraging, draining May 26 night in the United Center. But now: They’re back!
The Bulls Friday again play NBA basketball, the first of two preseason games before the opening of the labor-shortened, 66-game season Christmas Day against the Lakers. The Bulls Friday visit the Indiana Pacers, whom they defeated in a rugged five game …
Posted on Dec 15
Richard “Rip” Hamilton concluded his first practice with the Bulls Thursday, then joined the team headed for Indianapolis for the opening of two preseason games before the Christmas Day opener in Los Angeles.
Hamilton, in a light and jovial mood after a three-hour practice, said he was thrilled to be joining what he considered a title contending team in the …
Posted on Dec 11
I can probably come up with a better historical figure to quote and don’t suggest any particular resemblance to anyone living or dead or in the Bulls offices, but after spending Sunday afternoon at the Bulls’ annual Berto Center media day to officially open camp for the 2011-12 season the overwhelming vibe was to quote Alfred E. Newman from Mad …
Posted on May 14
Perhaps never have the Bulls been as popular as they likely will be for the next two weeks in the Eastern Conference finals starting Sunday in the United Center.
Can you measure a whole basketball world rooting against one team?
Human emotion is both difficult to predict and often irrational. And if everyone is not fully sure why, they don’t …
Posted on May 10
Bulls GM Gar Forman admits he didn’t expect to win NBA Executive of the Year, which the league announced Tuesday he will share with Miami Heat president Pat Riley.
“I was truly honored and unbelievably humbled when I found out I received this award,” said Forman prior to Game 5. “What’s meaningful to me about the award is that it’s …
Posted on May 10
The Bulls received the most votes for NBA Executive of the Year.
But they did not win.
Perhaps the NBA figured with the MVP and Coach of the Year that already was too much.
Actually, Bulls general manager Gar Forman and Miami’s Pat Riley Tuesday were named co-winners of the NBA’s Executive of the Year award.
But in a …
Posted on Mar 10
The Bulls Thursday got good news on Carlos Boozer’s sprained ankle.
General manager Gar Forman said X-rays and an MRI taken Thursday morning on a return to Chicago were negative and the team is listing Boozer day to day.
That means he could play Friday against the Atlanta Hawks, but that seems highly unlikely.
Boozer still had swelling in the …
Posted on Mar 4
Rasual Butler sat on the bench along the side of the court in the new Amway Arena in Orlando Friday morning after his first practice with the Bulls. It’s probably a place Butler will be getting accustomed to with his new team.
“I have to be honest with myself,” Butler told Chicago media. “These guys are 41-18. They’re already a …
Posted on Feb 24
Breakfast doesn’t look as enriching as it might have been for the Bulls.
It doesn’t seem like the coffee will be very good: No Brewer.
There’ll be no TV show from Dallas. No. J.R.
And if there was no one to be a Parker.
There’ll be no Lee and no Ellington and no Thornton and basically no change …