Archive | July, 2011

Derrick Rose is headed to the Philippines after all

ESPNChicago’s Melissa Isaacson writes: “Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose boarded a plane from Los Angeles to the Philippines on Wednesday to take part in a two-game exhibition series this weekend, according to a source close to Rose. …¬†Sacramento Kings star Tyreke Evans will also be part of the contingent, according to the Sacramento Bee. … […]

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Joakim Noah won’t be playing for France

From ESPNChicago: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has returned to Chicago to rehabilitate a previous ankle injury in Chicago after medical exams for the European Championships caught the attention of France’s basketball federation.¬†Noah’s condition surfaced while players were taking medical exams in Paris last week, according to FIBA’s website, which first reported that Noah would […]

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Analyzing the Bulls’ (presumed) 2011-12 schedule

The NBA has a schedule. And a lockout. Which may mean the schedule will be more effective as packing material or lining for bird cages across the country. Still, presuming the best (fingers crossed, everybody), let’s take a month-by-month peak at what the Bulls have coming their way. Oh, and if you’re not lucky enough […]

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Release the schedules…

The 2011-12 Bulls schedule has been released under the (possibly foolishly) optimistic belief that there will be a 2011-12 NBA season. I’ll give my full review a little later, but the only up side I can see to a lockout-shortened season is the Bullies avoiding their typically front-loaded schedule.

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Lots of Derrick Rose news

First things first. Reports that Derrick Rose — along with fellow NBA superstars Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant — was heading to the Philippines to play a couple charity exhibition games was, apparently, greatly exaggerated. And by “exaggerated” I mean “completely and entirely made up.” A spokesperson from Wasserman Media Group, the agency that represents […]

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Joakim Noah: Playing for France

Don’t worry. Joakim’s not pulling a Deron Williams on us. This is strictly a FIBA thing. ESPNChicago’s Nick Freidell writes: “Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is scheduled to leave for France on Monday to begin preparation for a stint with Team France in the FIBA World Championship in Lithuania, according to a source close to […]

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