Archive | August, 2011

Speedy Stormy Rose

That’s D-Rose’s new nickname. In some parts of the world. According to the Focus Taiwan News Channel: “Derrick Rose, the NBA’s youngest Most Valuable Player (MVP) in history, was seen happily receiving a new Chinese nickname on Saturday during a two-day visit to Taiwan. Chosen by Taiwanese fans through an online poll recently, the nickname ‘Biao […]

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Derrick Rose speaks…

HoopsHype recently posted a great interview with Derrick Rose. If you’re a Bulls fan, or just a D-Rose fan, it’s a must-read. And, heck, considering how the lockout has choked off the NBA news feed lately, it’s probably a must-read for any pro basketball enthusiast. Here are the parts of the interview that really caught my attention: On whether […]

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The preseason (that won’t happen) schedule has been released

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune writes: “The Bulls are scheduled to open [the preseason] against the Michael Jordan-owned Charlotte Bobcats on Oct. 10 at the United Center. Other home games are Oct. 14 against the Timberwolves, Oct. 21 against the Pacers and Oct. 27 against Scott Skiles and the Bucks. The Bulls’ road schedule calls for them to […]

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Derrick Rose always brings it

For starters, let me apologize for being a few days late on this one. Let me also wish Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau a speedy recovery from his knee surgery. Neil Paine of Basketball-Reference ranked the players who performed the best on offense against “good” (above average) and “bad” (below average) defenses (according to the BBR […]

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