Archive | October, 2011

“A glimmer of hope”

Could we still get an 82-game NBA season? A full 82 games of Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls? Maybe. Howard Beck of the New York Times writes: Optimism, a rare visitor in N.B.A. circles in recent months, crept back into the room on Wednesday — slowly, cautiously and with muted fanfare. The lockout is not over, […]

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Derrick Rose: NBA Rank, Hoops for Troops, and Shoes

In case you haven’t heard, ESPN recently ranked the top 500 NBA players. Derrick Rose was ranked eighth overall. The top ten were: 1. LeBron James 2. Dwight Howard 3. Dwyane Wade 4. Chris Paul 5. Dirk Nowitzki 6. Kevin Durant 7. Kobe Bryant 8. Derrick Rose 9. Deron Williams 10. Blake Griffin Obviously, these rankings have […]

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Derrick Rose: Not happy about the lockout

From the Chicago Tribune: “Everybody know it’s not [the players’] fault. If it was up to us, we’d be out there playing. I think it’s wrong. I know [the owners] can easily take care of it and not take advantage of people. “They’re not thinking about anything we’re saying. They’re not taking into consideration anything we’re trying to give them. […]

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It’s official: Two weeks will be lost

The first two weeks of the 2011-12 NBA season… …never to be. And that may be just the beginning. According to NBA commissioner David Stern: “We remain very, very apart on all issues. With every day that goes by, there will be further reductions on what’s left of the season.” Stern apparently expects the players to blink […]

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Chicago’s injury rotation

Chicago’s injury rotation from last year could predict what they do this year…if there is a season Since there may not even be an NBA season, let’s talk about something else that is somewhat depressing…injuries. Chicago had their fair share of them last year, especially between their two starting bigs, Joakim Noah and Carlos “Gym […]

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