Posts Tagged ‘gar forman’
Posted on Feb 24
When the Bulls and Heat met at the United Center on Jan. 15, the teams were without two of their stars in LeBron James (sprained ankle) and Joakim Noah (thumb).
That simply set the stage for the game’s two Chicago natives, Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade, to engage in a memorable shootout that saw Rose’s Bulls edge out Wade’s Heat, …
Posted on Feb 3
The coaches in the Eastern Conference pretty much decided Derrick Rose is carrying the Bulls and no member of the Boston Celtics deserves league MVP consideration.
At least that is one way to interpret the results for All-Star reserves announced Thursday with four Celtics being voted by the coaches to the All-Star team, while Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng were …
Posted on Jan 29
Bulls General Manager Gar Forman said he was encouraged by James Johnson’s debut in the NBA Developmental League on Friday. But Johnson shouldn’t get too comfortable playing for the Iowa Energy, as his D-League stint will likely last only eight games.
Johnson started in his first game for the Energy and scored a team-high 28 points on 10-of-14 shooting, including …
Posted on Dec 16
Bulls center Joakim Noah had successful surgery to repair a torn ulna collateral ligament in his right thumb on Thursday morning. The surgery was performed by Dr. Mark Cohen and Dr. John Fernandez of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center.
Noah will have a follow up visit with the doctors on Monday, at which point he’ll likely be given …
Posted on Nov 16
Day 1 of the Bulls longest trip of the season. So it’s a morning shootaround at the arena, some lunch back at the hotel and then back to the arena for the 7:30 game.
There are two buses to the arena with some of the players coming to shoot early. Luol Deng and Brian Scalabrine were on the floor about …
Posted on Nov 4
For former Bulls guard and current TNT analyst Steve Kerr, the transition from the Suns front office back to the world of television wasn’t exactly all that challenging.
“It’s great, I’m undefeated,” said Kerr. “I’m home five days a week. It’s been great to get back with TNT and a lot of old friends and great people. To have a …
Posted on Oct 7
It’s a big one 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Dallas for the Bulls. Here are two teams coming in winless and you know how the pressure begins to build this time of year to get that first one. Are we talking statement game?
Sorry, I’m just practicing for the regular season.
It’s my training camp as well.
Verb! Verb! Darn it, …
Posted on Sep 27
And so began the Bulls’ 2010-11 season noon Monday at the suburban Berto Center, and I admit I was taken aback when I walked in and thought I saw Carmelo Anthony.
I always mix them up.
If no news was good news, there was plenty positive Monday as general manager Gar Forman said he …
Posted on Sep 22
Joakim Noah gets it. Rumors in sports are inevitable and more often than not just that—unfounded speculation. So when he was asked for his thoughts on being included in recent reports surrounding a possible deal for Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony, he spoke from the heart while remaining politically correct.
“It’s part of the business,” said Noah. “I think it’s …
Posted on Jul 13
Given Kyle Korver’s Midwest roots, having grown up in Pella, Iowa, he must have been a Bulls fan during the team’s dominant run during the 1990s. Right?
“I thought Michael Jordan was selfish and I hated the Bulls growing up,” Korver, 29, said not so jokingly. “I was a Lakers fan. I was actually born in L.A., so ‘Showtime’ basketball …