Posts Tagged ‘scottie pippen’
Posted on May 14
Perhaps never have the Bulls been as popular as they likely will be for the next two weeks in the Eastern Conference finals starting Sunday in the United Center.
Can you measure a whole basketball world rooting against one team?
Human emotion is both difficult to predict and often irrational. And if everyone is not fully sure why, they don’t …
Posted on May 9
I recall the time he was firing away in that playoff loss to the Boston Celtics, that nine of 30 shooting game in an 11-point loss. There was that 13 of 30 game when his Bulls lost to the Knicks in that playoff game and later in that same playoffs a wild 10-29 night in a win over the Pistons, …
Posted on Apr 13
The first-round, best of seven series between the Eastern Conference’s top-seeded Chicago Bulls and eighth-seeded Indiana Pacers will get underway this Saturday, April 16 at the United Center with tipoff at 12 p.m. CDT.
Game 1 will air live on ESPN, ESPN3D, and Comcast SportsNet Chicago, with Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen set to join CSN’s game announcing tandem of …
Posted on Apr 5
In some respects, Artis Gilmore was going to be Derrick Rose, the man who would erase memories of recent failures and carry the Bulls to their championship aspirations.
It didn’t happen because, really, the best of Artis had passed in the American Basketball Association, where he was that league’s version of Wilt. Like when Gilmore came up with 28 points …
Posted on Mar 31
C. Booz is back—by the way, I love when I can use their hip hop nickname names—but is that because Jo is gone?
Yes, it was on Wednesday an impressive comeback domination for the Bulls after Monday’s loss to the 76ers, a one sided 108-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves during which the Bulls led by double figures for …
Posted on Mar 22
It was late in Monday’s Bulls 132-92 dismantling of the Sacramento Kings when Beno Udrih came up to Kyle Korver during a dead ball.
“You guys,” said Udrih admiringly, “play great basketball.”
And Udrih, the Kings point guard, knows something about great basketball, having watched it as a reserve on two Spurs championship teams pretty much as he and his …
Posted on Mar 13
All that was missing was the shrug. Sorry, wrong year.
It was the 20th anniversary celebration Saturday in the United Center of the Bulls’ first championship, and 2011 looked a lot like the 1990s with a 68-point first half in which the Bulls led by 30 points and equaled an all-time NBA record with thirteen first half three pointers made …
Posted on Mar 12
Saturday the Bulls celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first NBA championship with a reunion ceremony for the players from that team.
On Friday, these 2011 Bulls took a page out of the book of their champion ancestors in a 94-76 rout of the Atlanta Hawks.
“We tried to take their confidence five minutes into the third quarter,” said Derrick …
Posted on Feb 18
Chicago, or the Bulls, is likely to have a third straight inductee to the basketball Hall of Fame this summer.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday announced its finalists for the Class of 2011 and it included former Bulls coaches Tex Winter and Dick Motta, former Bull (and various others) Dennis Rodman and Chicago native Maurice Cheeks.…
Posted on Feb 15
Michael Jordan took in Tuesday’s Bulls-Bobcats game from courtside bench seats with Scottie Pippen on one side and the team he owns on the other.
“Sitting next to an old friend as we watch my Bulls and his Bobcats at the United Center,” Pippen tweeted shortly after the game began.
While the fans at the United Center aren’t used to …