Archive | March, 2011

Bulls-Bobcats Preview

Charlotte Bobcats Status Check: Record: 26-37 Division: 3-8 Conference: 15-22 Home Record: 16-15 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Lost 5 Last game: lost 92-87 to Clippers PPG: 93.4 (29th) Opponents PPG: 96.9 (12th) Offensive Rating: 103.0 (26th) Defensive Rating: 106.9 (14th) Pace: 90.1 (24th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .479 (25th) Turnover Percentage: .146 (28th) Defensive […]

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Epic video and love of the game

I found this at Docksquad Sports. Now, I don’t usually go for over-the-top sports melodrama, but the following video gave me chills. Even during a second viewing. And I’m not a “chills on the second viewing” kind of guy. I know, right? You know why this video gets to me? Because it’s another reminder (as […]

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Trap Evaded: Bulls 85, Hornets 77

No Chris Paul. No Trevor Ariza. A struggling team that had lost 10 of its last 15 games and was playing the second night of back-to-back road games at the tail end of a five-game road trip without its All-World point guard. Meanwhile, the Bulls were finally home after their own five-game road trip in […]

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Hornets-Bulls Preview

New Orleans Hornets Status Check: Record: 37-28 Division: 7-4 Conference: 19-19 Road Record: 16-19 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Won 2 Last game: 96-81 win over Cavaliers PPG: 94.6 (27th) Opponents PPG: 92.6 (3rd) Offensive Rating: 105.6 (22nd) Defensive Rating: 103.4 (6th) Pace: 88.9 (28th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .493 (18th) Turnover Percentage: .131 (12th) […]

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Redemption: Bulls 87, Heat 86

Are people starting to believe yet? The Bulls have been beating the odds all season. Last summer, management went all in to acquire a second superstar to play alongside Derrick Rose. The targets were obvious: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and/or Chris Bosh. They spurned the Bulls and decided to join forces in Miami instead. Look, […]

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Bulls-Heat Preview

Miami Heat Status Check: Record: 43-19 Division: 9-3 Conference: 29-11 Home Record: 22-7 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 3 Last game: 125-95 loss to the Spurs (worst loss of the season) PPG: 101.8 (9th) Opponents PPG: 95.0 (6th) Offensive Rating: 110.7 (5th) Defensive Rating: 103.2 (5th) Pace: 91.4 (18th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .518 […]

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Bulls-Magic Preview

Orlando Magic Status Check: Record: 40-22 Division: 9-4 Conference: 27-11 Home Record: 24-9 Last 10 Games: 8-2 Streak: Won 4 Last game: 99-96 comeback win over Heat PPG: 100.3 (11th) Opponents PPG: 94.3 (5th) Offensive Rating: 108.4 (11th) Defensive Rating: 101.9 (3rd) Pace: 92.2 (16th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .522 (6th) Turnover Percentage: .141 (25th) […]

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Game 59 Recap: Hawks 83, Bulls 80

NBA games last for 48 minutes. I know, I know. I’m stating the obvious. But I have to bring the obvious up after this one, right? I mean, the Bulls were dominant for 24 minutes last night. They scored the game’s first 14 points. They went up by as many as 19 points in the second quarter. They […]

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Bulls-Hawks Preview

Atlanta Hawks Status Check: Record: 36-24 Division: 8-3 Conference: 24-12 Home Record: 17-9 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 100-90 loss at Denver PPG: 96.2 (23rd) Opponents PPG: 95.3 (7th) Offensive Rating: 106.7 (17th) Defensive Rating: 105.7 (13th) Pace: 89.8 (26th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .502 (12th) Turnover Percentage: .134 (18th) Defensive […]

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