Posts Tagged ‘pete myers’

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 …

Nov 20

Sure, it’s fun being part of the band. But when they hit a bad note, it’s never the lead singers who get the blame.

And so it’s been for several of the Bulls reserves players, mostly shooting guards Keith Bogans and Ronnie Brewer and point guard C.J. Watson, who hear the rumbles, that the team needs to replace them, needs …

Nov 3

We were at Bulls practice last week before the opener and my old newspaper buddy Rick Morrissey of the Sun-Times was chastising me.

It seemed Rick, who is a heck of a columnist, was trying to get Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau to wax eloquently and sentimentally on this being his first game as an NBA head coach. Perhaps an anecdote …

Jul 18

The following is a recap from of the Bulls’ 76-75 loss to the Sacramento Kings in 2010 NBA Summer League action from Las Vegas. For the game’s box score and video highlights, visit now.

A free throw from Tyrese Rice — his only point of the game — with 1.6 seconds gave the Sacramento Kings (4-1) a 76-75 …

Jul 17

NBA Summer League action carries on in Las Vegas, but the story of the day on Friday for the Bulls was the signing of unrestricted free agent guard Ronnie Brewer. Not long after the Bulls learned Orlando would match their three-year offer sheet for J.J. Redick, a deal for Brewer, reportedly for three-years and $12.5 million, was in place.

“We’re …

Jul 14

Head Coach Tom Thibodeau joined his team’s Summer League squad in Las Vegas on Wednesday and must have been happy with the results he saw on the court, as the Bulls easily defeated the Los Angeles Clippers, 79-50.

Bulls guard John Lucas III led all scorers with 25 points on 9-of-12 from the field, including a perfect 6-of-6 from behind …

Jul 13 provided the following recap from Chicago’s 99-71 defeat on July 13 at the hands of the Denver Nuggets. For the box score and video from the game, visit now.

LAS VEGAS — The Denver Nuggets (4-0) were firing on all cylinders in their fourth game of the 2010 NBA Summer League on the campus of the University of …

Jul 13

NBA Summer League action for the Bulls doesn’t officially get underway until Tuesday night, but the team got a head start on Monday evening with a scrimmage against the Cavs at Durango High School in Las Vegas.

Following the scrimmage, Bulls Summer League Head Coach Pete Myers talked with Chuck Swirsky, who is in Vegas for the action this week.…

Jul 12

The Bulls have arrived in Las Vegas for NBA Summer League action, participating in a team shootaround on Monday with a scrimmage against the Cleveland Cavaliers set for the evening. 

Pete Myers, the team’s longtime Assistant Coach who earned roster spots himself via summer league action during his playing career, is serving as the team’s Head Coach in Las Vegas. …

Jun 5

The Bulls have a new coach, Tom Thibodeau of the Boston Celtics.

Thibodeau, according to reliable sources, agreed to a three-year deal early Saturday afternoon to become the 15th (not counting interims) coach in Bulls history.

Thibodeau currently is the associate head coach of the Celtics, who are down 1-0 in the NBA Finals.

NBA rules do not specifically prohibit …

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