Posts Tagged ‘kirk hinrich’
Posted on Feb 8
The Bulls Saturday certainly made the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce proud. Their stay in New Orleans was the most fun, perhaps the only real fun, the team has had in weeks.
“I’m just happy that we won the game,” said Derrick Rose.
A game. For the Bulls, just like the definition for a change, an activity providing amusement and …
Posted on Jan 31
Could the Bulls Friday have stumbled upon something while yet again trying to climb out of one of those deep holes of despair that have kept them from achieving the brilliance so many expected?
It would require a charge of heart, if not mind. But the possibilities are intriguing even as the Bulls headed back to Chicago for a four-day …
Posted on Jan 28
It was a little bit of June Tuesday played out in January, a Golden State Warriors team fast breaking toward greatness and a Bulls team with the resume if not always the resolve. But this time the Bulls endured and excelled, perhaps as effectively as they have all season with a thrilling 113-111 overtime victory over the league’s winningest team.…
Posted on Jan 25
It appears to be an intriguing strategy the Bulls have embraced, and once again on display Sunday in a 96-84 loss to the Miami Heat in which someone named Hassan Whiteside had 14 points, 13 rebounds and 12 blocks in just under 25 minutes off the bench.
That’s now Bulls losses to four teams recently who either will miss the …
Posted on Jan 24
There are certain accoutrements required for the Texas two step, like the plaid shirt, perhaps a bandana, cowboy boots and a big belt buckle. That sounds like the Bulls’ Jimmy Butler of good ‘ol Tomball, Texas.
And Friday Jimmy B. did a nice dance on the Dallas Mavericks, helping the Bulls complete their favored kind of Texas two-step with a …
Posted on Jan 20
The Bulls basically had one wish, one hope this season, and, really, it’s occurred. Just give the team a healthy Derrick Rose steadily increasing his production as the season progressed and the rest would take care of itself. It seemed the only missing element for the ultimate riches the team has been pursuing.
Rose is back, but the Bulls everyone …
Posted on Jan 17
One of the great teams in NBA history was the late 1980’s Los Angeles Lakers. When they won the NBA title in 1987, they gave up the 12th most points in the league. When they repeated in 1988, they gave up the 11th most points and were ninth in shooting defense.
Welcome to the 2014-15 Bulls: Showtime II?
“The bottom …
Posted on Jan 15
Some months you look like a title contender, like December when the Bulls defeated the Trailblazers, Grizzlies, Raptors, Pelicans and Wizards.
And then there’s January.
Which has produced losses to Utah, Orlando and now twice to the Washington Wizards in less than a week, the latter Wednesday, 105-99 despite 32 points from Derrick Rose.
And, hey, only six games left …
Posted on Jan 11
It was the first game for Pau Gasol after he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2008. Gasol took a pass, spun and put the ball in smoothly. Kobe Bryant lit up. As he ran back on defense, he yelled to coach Phil Jackson, “We’ve got a big man.”
And so do the Bulls, who got one of …
Posted on Jan 10
The Bulls lineup bingo continued Saturday as the Bulls opened against the Bucks with their 11th different starting lineup of the season with Derrick Rose added to the injury list.
Rose was declared out before the game with the Bucks after coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose was suffering knee soreness.
It didn’t appear it was serious, and it’s possible that …