Posts Tagged ‘john salmons’

Dec 28

Count Bucks coach Scott Skiles among those who are not surprised at the job veteran Kurt Thomas has done in filling in for the injured Joakim Noah.

“Nothing is going to occur out there that he hasn’t seen before a hundred times,” Skiles said of Thomas, who filled in for Andrew Bogut in Milwaukee at the end of last season …

Nov 29

He’s back! Well, not actually since he really never was here.

Carlos Boozer, the Bulls’ major summer free agent acquisition, went through a full practice Monday with the team for the first time in nearly two months, since he broke his hand at the end of the first week of training camp.

So the big question—the only one, really, at …

Nov 6

These Bulls players are trying really hard, trying so hard they seem consumed with anger and defiance after losses, like Friday’s tough 110-105 overtime defeat against the Boston Celtics.

The Bulls once again scraped and clawed their way out of a big hole, trailing by 16 points in the third quarter to take an 82-81 lead with 5:44 left. They …

Oct 5

The score doesn’t much matter in the preseason, though coach Tom Thibodeau said after the Bulls lost 92-83 Tuesday in Milwaukee that you always want to win.

But the exhibition season really is about development, especially with so many new players like the Bulls have.

On the whole, I didn’t think it was a very good first effort for the …

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.

My mistake. It was Brian Scalabrine.

I always mix them up.

If no news was good news, there was plenty positive Monday as general manager Gar Forman said he …

Jul 23

The Bulls late Thursday filled out their front court rotation by agreeing to a one year deal with veteran center/forward Kurt Thomas, NBA sources confirmed.

Thomas joins Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, Taj Gibson and Omer Asik in what should be a solid five-man interior rotation.

Thomas agreed to a deal for slightly more than the veterans’ minimum, which means the …

Jul 16

I’ll take being the Utah Jazz East–with Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.

The Bulls on Friday, according to NBA sources, agreed to a three-year deal with Ronnie Brewer, the former Utah Jazz starting shooting guard who is known as a fierce defender.

Assuming Brewer passes his physical exam, which is expected, the Bulls will fill out their starting five after …

Jul 15

So what now?

Although the Bulls have not been notified, it appears likely now the Orlando Magic will match the $20 million/three-year free agent offer for shooting guard J.J. Redick.

The Orlando Sentinel and Fanhouse with former Sentinel reporter Tim Povtak both reported late Thursday the Magic intend to match the offer and make an announcement Friday.

Orlando hasn’t been …

Jul 3

Talk about your fireworks. This July 4th weekend may be about to produce some huge sparks—and duds—around the NBA as the free agent beauty pageant is about to conclude with LeBron James Saturday closing his series of free agency meetings in Akron with the hometown Cavs and finally the Bulls.

He’s expected to be wearing his best sweatpants.

The big …

May 18

What do you suppose LeBron James said Tuesday when he watched the NBA Draft Lottery and saw the No. 1 pick, expected to be Kentucky guard John Wall, go to the Washington Wizards and the 70-loss New Jersey Nets fall to No. 3?

I assume he said he wasn’t going to any franchise with that kind of luck and would …

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