Archive | May, 2011

Scottie Pippen’s strong words

Scottie Pippen thinks LeBron James could be better than Michael Jordan some day. This isn’t an entirely new idea. TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott expressed similar sentiments today. Still, it was a bit of a kick to the face to Bulls fans, considering LeBron is currently holding their still-beating hearts in his hand today. It’s possible. LeBron […]

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Omer Asik: Done for the season

More bad news. Just what Bulls fans needed right now. ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik is done for the rest of the season because of a fractured left fibula that he suffered in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. An MRI and CT scan before Game 4 on Tuesday confirmed […]

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The stats that are killing me the most

The Bulls defended the paint and forced the Heat to beat them from the outside. And it worked. For the Heat, I mean. It backfired big time for the Bulls. According to Hoopdata, Chicago held Miami to 10-for-23 shooting at the rim. That’s a conversion rate of only 43.5 percent for a team with two […]

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Defining moments of a haunting loss

Things started out so well for the Bulls. They raced out to a 19-8 lead with 4:22 left in the first quarter…and then bad things happened. Very bad things. Very bad offensive things. The terror actually started exactly at the 4:22 mark when Ronnie Brewer clanked the free throw of an “And 1” opportunity. Keith […]

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Omer Asik may miss Game 4

ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik missed shootaround Tuesday morning with a muscle strain in his left leg, and he is a game-time call for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat. He suffered the injury in the third quarter of Game 3 on Sunday and did not return.” […]

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