Posts Tagged ‘scottie pippen’
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 …
Posted on Feb 6
Time to panic?
Certainly not just because the Bulls Saturday lost 101-90 to the Golden State Warriors in the Oakland House of Horrors for the Bulls franchise.
That’s right. It was here in 1985 when Michael Jordan suffered the only serious injury of his Bulls career, a broken foot, and where Jordan compiled his lowest scoring average. So the Bulls …
Posted on Jan 27
So now what about Booz?
Derrick Rose on Thursday became the 12th Bull and first since 1998 to be named a starter for the NBA All-Star team with the official announcement on the TNT pregame show.
Rose, an All-Star reserve last season, joins Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire and Dwight Howard as Eastern Conference starters. Boston’s Doc Rivers has …
Posted on Jan 24
With a win over Cleveland on Saturday, Chicago recorded its 30th victory of the 2010-11 campaign, third most in the Eastern Conference. To put it into perspective, last year’s team didn’t get win No. 30 until Feb. 24.
By improving to 31-14 with another win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, the Bulls kept pace with the record of the …
Posted on Jan 10
The story of Bulls guard Derrick Rose’s inability to get to the free throw line despite how much he attacks the basket and absorbs contact may finally be going away if Chicago’s last three games are any indication.
One night after tying his career high with 10 free throws made at Philadelphia on Jan. 7, Rose made a career-best 15 …