Archive | June, 2010

Free Agent Watch: A potential punch to the face

Remember that “free agent summit” that everybody was wigging out about but then supposedly wasn’t going to happen after all? Well, it happened. Sort of. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard and Marc Stein: “A modified version of the ballyhooed free-agent summit that was initially suggested and then downplayed by Dwyane Wade has indeed taken place, ESPN.com has […]

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Free Agent Watch: The words of William Wesley

According to Adrian Wojnarowksi of Yahoo! Sports: “To listen to World Wide Wes, LeBron will never look back on Cleveland. ‘He’s up out of there,’ is the way he tells it to people, but LeBron’s Akron crew has to tsk-tsk such public talk because they all live in Northeast Ohio, and maybe always will. ‘We’re […]

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Say goodbye to Captain Kirk and the 17th pick…say hello to cap space

After being one-upped in the all-important “Cap Space Race” by the Miami Heat — who created extra financial flexibility by trading Daequan Cook and their first round pick in last night’s draft — the Bulls countered by reportedly agreeing to send Kirk Hinrich and the 17th pick to the Washington Wizards for (you guessed it!) extra financial […]

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A hearty welcome to Tom Thibodeau

It’s official. Like, officially official. Welcome to the Windy City, Tom. Believe me, we’re pleased as punch to have you here. A real, certified, honest-to-goodness, championship-experienced coach. That’s not a dig on former coach Vinny Del Negro, by the way. Said Thibodeau: “It’s been a long wait for me and to be in this city with […]

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NBA Draft Watch: Potential draftees

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune says that the Bulls would much rather trade away their draft pick than use it: “League sources continue to indicate the Bulls are shopping the 17th pick and trying to package it with long-term contracts to clear even more cap space than the projected $20 million to $22 million […]

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