Archive | September, 2010

2010-11 Scouting Report: Ronnie Brewer

Name: Ronnie Brewer Position: SG Height: 6’7″ Weight: 227 pounds Birth Date: March 20, 1985 (25 years old) Birth Place: Portland, Oregon Number: 11 Nicknames: Brewdog College: Arkansas Drafted: 2006, selected 14th overall by the Jazz Experience: 4 seasons Previous teams: Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies Expect: Solid effort on defense Don’t expect: Shooting 2010-11 Oveview: Brewer had a rough […]

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2010-11 Scouting Report: Kyle Korver

Name: Kyle Korver Position: SG/SF Height: 6’7″ Weight: 212 pounds Birth Date: March 17, 1981 (29 years old) Birth Place: Lakewood, California Number: 26 Nicknames: Ashton Kutcher College: Creighton Drafted: 2003, selected 51st overall by the Nets Experience: 7 seasons Previous teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz Expect: High-percentage, long-range sniping Don’t expect: Much else 2010-11 Oveview: […]

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A brief preview of Tom Thibodeau’s offense

Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald got a brief lowdown of new Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau’s offensive gameplan for the upcoming season: “We’re going to start with our defense and our rebounding. I believe if you do those things well, it puts you into the open floor. You obviously want to play with pace. I think you […]

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Derrick Rose has mildly above-average expectations

Over the past few weeks, Bulls players have been doling out heaping helpings of optimism about the upcoming season. Kyle Korver bragged up team chemistry and Carlos Boozer set the modest organization goal of a championship. Now, amidst rumors of some serious Boozer-inspired training camp synergy, we have been informed that Derrick Rose believes he can be one […]

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Joakim Noah: Worth and Consequences

In case you didn’t see this weekend’s article by Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld, allow me to fill you in: Rather than showing up early for this year’s training camp — which begins today, by the way — Joakim Noah is showing up close to the last minute. Not late, mind you. Just not early. This […]

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Forget ‘Melo…

…the Bulls have inked Brian Scalabrine to a non-guaranteed deal, making any potential trade for Anthony redundant. I mean, there’s only so much shooting and scoring a team needs, right? It’s just as well. The Denver Nuggets were willing to trade Carmelo to the Bulls, but only if Joakim Noah was included in the deal. […]

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2010-11 Scouting Report: Carlos Boozer

Name: Carlos Boozer Position: PF Height: 6’9″ Weight: 266 pounds Birth Date: November 20, 1981 (28 years old) Birth Place: Aschaffenburg, West Germany Number: 5 Nicknames: Carlos Bruiser College: Duke Drafted: 2002, second round, 34th overall by Cleveland Experience: 8 seasons Previous teams: Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz Expect: Rebounding, inside scoring, brutal screens Don’t expect: Interior […]

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2010-11 Scouting Report: Joakim Noah

Name: Joakim Noah (pronounced JO-a-kim) Position: PF/C Height: 6’10” Weight: 232 pounds Birth Date: February 25, 1985 (25 years old) Birth Place: New York, NY Number: 13 Nicknames: Dr. No, Jo, Jo-No, Noah Kim-Joa, The Joker College: Florida Drafted: 2007, 1st Round, 9th overall by Chicago Experience: 3 seasons Previous teams: None Expect: Rebounding, defense, […]

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Kyle Korver: Team Chemistry = Good

From SLAM: “I think we’re going to be really good. We didn’t land the “big name” pieces, but we got a lot of pieces that fit really well together and at the end of the day I think chemistry is something that’s really overlooked and I think it’s going to be one of our strongest […]

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Gold medalist D-Rose on the ‘Melo rumors

From FanHouse: “Right now, I think that we have our team (in order for the season),” Rose said. “If it was something like (a trade for Anthony), I would have heard it (was close) or somebody would have called me. Nobody has called me yet. He’s still in Denver. He hasn’t said he wants to […]

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