Posts Tagged ‘marco belinelli’
Posted on Apr 3
There’s the luck of the Irish, and then there’s Murphy’s Law, which is basically what’s been happening to the Bulls of late, the latest in Tuesday’s 90-86 loss to the Washington Wizards.
You know, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.”
And what more appropriate place these days than the nation’s capital?
With Joakim Noah, Marco Belinelli, Richard Hamilton …
Posted on Apr 1
So you have a bad day at work, like the Bulls did Saturday in blowing a 12-point late fourth quarter lead and losing to the Dallas Mavericks on Dirk Nowitzki’s three-pointer.
But then it’s Easter Sunday the next day and you need a break; you need to have some fun and laugh. So you take a trip to NateWorld, like …
Posted on Mar 31
Sometimes the other guy is just too good and he gets you as Dirk Nowitzki did to the Bulls Saturday with a phenomenal shooting performance, 14 of 17 mostly tough shots for 35 points in an unlikely 100-98 Dallas Mavericks comeback win.
“Contested, off balance, off one leg,” muttered a dejected Jimmy Butler. “He’s a really hard person to guard. …
Posted on Mar 29
With an 82-game schedule that usually doesn’t provide more than a day or two in between contests, the NBA season rarely allows teams to enjoy any one particular victory for too long.
So it’s easy to understand why neither Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau or his team are spending much time basking in the glow of Wednesday night’s victory over the …
Posted on Mar 28
It really was something to see. LeBron James was losing it, unraveling like a worn Nike Wednesday with the Miami Heat trailing the Bulls 90-82 with about four minutes remaining on the way to a 101-97 loss and the end of Miami’s 27-game winning streak, the second longest in NBA history.
Don’t kid yourself, and don’t believe James when he …
Posted on Mar 27
After missing the last two games with a sore right knee, Heat guard Dwyane Wade will return to action on Wednesday when Miami takes on the Chicago Bulls at the United Center.
“I think I’m going to give it a go,” said Wade following the team’s shootaround at the arena. “I’ll get back out there, play, and see how I …
Posted on Mar 27
These days in the NBA, and elsewhere, you wonder about many things. I know I’ve heard it debated whether if a parsley farmer is sued they garnish his wages. If you are a vegan, can you eat animal crackers? And how exactly with 27 consecutive wins can you beat the Heat?
Punk ‘em, I say.
Nothing dirty or sinister, now, …
Posted on Mar 26
As they have all season, the Chicago Bulls remain focused on winning the next game on the schedule.
It just so happens that on Wednesday, the opponent comes in the form of LeBron James and the Miami Heat, winners of 27 games in a row.
Following the team’s practice Tuesday at the Berto Center, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau downplayed the …
Posted on Mar 25
The Bulls Sunday night won their second consecutive game, 104-97 over the Minnesota Timberwolves, after having lost 14 of their previous 24.
The Miami Heat Sunday won their 26th consecutive game.
The Bulls have Jimmy Butler, who started for the injured Marco Belinelli at shooting guard, and had 20 points, nine rebounds and three steals. The Heat has Dwyane Wade, …
Posted on Mar 24
With the Bulls’ gritty 87-84 victory over the Indiana Pacers Saturday at the United Center, I’m reminded of history, of Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence.
Stay with me here.
Jefferson famously wrote about everyone being equal, though conveniently forgetting about one population group. And while I assume Jefferson wasn’t looking ahead to this season’s Eastern Conference, though he …