Posts Tagged ‘joakim noah’
Posted on Apr 1
Pssst, pass it on. Derrick doesn’t like Jimmy.
Did you hear, Pau doesn’t like Derrick.
Did you know Jo was mad at Pau.
Hey, how about Jimmy hating Fred like that!
“They need to just shut up,” an exasperated Taj Gibson told reporters after Bulls practice Friday when asked about reports in nmedia that coach Fred Hoiberg didn’t fit with …
Posted on Mar 27
As the Bulls jet traveled back to Chicago following the disastrous 111-89 loss to the Orlando Magic, a somber Saturday night transitioned into Easter Sunday, and it was a Bulls team seeking a resurrection of its own.
A lively playoff chase has quickly become a death spiral with Saturday culminating perhaps the Bulls’ worst week in a decade, three consecutive …
Posted on Mar 20
The Bulls pressured into the ball, forcing so many tough shots they were able to hold the Utah Jazz to 40 percent shooting and 30 percent on threes in Saturday’s 92-85 Bulls victory over the Jazz.
Yes, those Bulls.
The Bulls guards fought over screens and their big men flushed out to force the Jazz guards away from the lane …
Posted on Mar 17
Teachers understand this syndrome best. You make it so simple, go over it and over it and over it, almost tell them what’s going to be on the test, the questions and the answers. And then half the kids flunk. What the heck were they thinking about?
“Going into these games we put the biggest key, if you want to …
Posted on Mar 15
It shouldn’t be that easy to overlook Taj Gibson, but it’s been the story of his seven years with the Bulls.
It’s not often you miss a powerfully built 6-9 man with a fierce determination and welcoming smile, a kid who survived the hard scrabble neighborhoods on a winding path that finally took him to the NBA as a 24-year-old …
Posted on Mar 13
The Bulls haven’t been kicked out of the playoffs or had their team shut down quite yet, but it’s perhaps getting dangerously close.
The Bulls Monday are in Toronto with Pau Gasol back in Chicago with a right knee swollen. Derrick Rose remains doubtful to play with a groin strain, though Jimmy Butler could return after missing 15 of the …
Posted on Mar 11
It’s not difficult to find out what happened. The Bulls Thursday lost 109-101 to the San Antonio Spurs, falling to 32-31 and into ninth place in the Eastern Conference.
The most common explanation was, in addition to the missing players with Joakim Noah lost for the season and Jimmy Butler out with a knee injury, though not serious and expected …
Posted on Mar 9
The Bulls Thursday visit the “rest” home of the NBA, sleepy San Antonio, for the national TNT game with the San Antonio Spurs.
The Spurs, of course, are known for resting their main players throughout the season to build toward the playoffs. So it remains unclear after Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili didn’t play in Tuesday’s win over …
Posted on Mar 6
Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg after Saturday’s 108-100 victory over the Houston Rockets was considering the team’s effective play in a near end to end victory. Jimmy Butler made a magnificent return with 24 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, Pau Gasol continued his savvy efficiency with 28 points, 17 rebounds and six assists and Derrick Rose darted and dashed for …
Posted on Mar 5
The Bulls got the old gang back together for Saturday’s nationally televised game with the Houston Rockets.
Well, not everyone as Joakim Noah is out for the season after shoulder surgery. Though Noah is expected to rejoin the team next week for at least moral support.
But before Saturday’s game, the Bulls got some more encouraging news with coach Fred …