Archive | February, 2012

Spurs-Bulls Preview

San Antonio Spurs Status Check: Record: 24-10 Division: 8-3 Conference: 18-8 Home Record: 13-1 Last 10 Games: 9-1 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 114-99 win over Denver PPG: 99.3 (4th) Opponents PPG: 95.6 (15th) Offensive Rating: 107.3 (5th) Defensive Rating: 103.3 (16th) Pace: 91.4 (16th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .508 (4th) Turnover Percentage: .127 (2nd) […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 99, Hornets 95

Beware those scrappy teams, huh? Despite being 8-26 on the year and only 5-12 away from their hive, the Hornets buzzed into the United Center and nearly knocked the Bulls on their championship-hopeful butts last night. You have to wonder whether it should have been this hard. The Bulls were finally at full strength — […]

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Bulls-Hornets Preview

New Orleans Hornets Status Check: Record: 8-25 Division: 0-7 Conference: 3-19 Road Record: 5-11 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 89-84 win over Cleveland PPG: 88.2(29th) Opponents PPG: 93.2 (11th) Offensive Rating: 99.1 (27th) Defensive Rating: 104.8 (19th) Pace: 88.4 (30th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .464 (25th) Turnover Percentage: .150 (27th) Defensive […]

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The All-Star Game was a yawn-fest…

…for Bulls fans wanting to see their players and coach take center stage. Derrick Rose played only 18 minutes — the fewest minutes of any starter on the Eastern Conference squad – and sat out the second and fourth quarters. He didn’t uncork any monster dunks or make any spectacular plays, finishing with 14 points and 3 […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 110, Bucks 91

The man: Joakim Noah. The numbers: 13 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. It was the first triple-double by a Bulls center since Artis Gilmore had 35 points, 15 rebounds and 11 blocked shots on December 20, 1977. Yeah. I’d say Noah is back. Said Noah: ”Obviously it’s a very humbling accomplishment. But we’re playing for more […]

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Bulls-Bucks Preview

Milwaukee Bucks Status Check: Record: 13-19 Division: 3-3 Conference: 9-10 Road Record: 6-11 Last 10 Games: 3-7 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 93-90 loss to Orlando PPG: 94.7 (14th) Opponents PPG: 96.4 (21st) Offensive Rating: 102.7 (18th) Defensive Rating: 104.5 (19th) Pace: 91.9 (13th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .464 (25th) Turnover Percentage: .134 (6th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Hawks Preview

Atlanta Hawks Status Check: Record: 19-12 Division: 5-2 Conference: 15-6 Road Record: 10-7 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 97-77 loss to Portland PPG: 94.5 (17th) Opponents PPG: 91.9 (7th) Offensive Rating: 103.3 (13th) Defensive Rating: 100.4 (9th) Pace: 89.7 (24th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .489 (11th) Turnover Percentage: .131 (3rd) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Nets Preview

New Jersey Status Check: Record: 8-23 Division: 2-3 Conference: 6-16 Road Record: 5-12 Last 10 Games: 1-9 Streak: Lost 8 Last game: 93-88 loss to Indiana PPG: 92.4 (24th) Opponents PPG: 99.9 (25th) Offensive Rating: 104.0 (12th) Defensive Rating: 112.4 (30th) Pace: 88.6 (27th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .481 (16th) Turnover Percentage: .152 (27th) Defensive […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 89, Celtics 80

If there was a giant dictionary of all things NBA, this game would be listed under the entry for “winning ugly.” The Bulls shot 39.5 percent from the field and committed 17 turnovers. However, they held the Celtics to 39.7 percent shooting while outrebounding them 52-37, which included a 16-6 advantage in offensive boards and […]

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Bulls-Celtics Preview

Boston Celtics Status Check: Record: 15-13 Division: 4-2 Conference: 14-8 Road Record: 4-5 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 98-88 loss to Detroit PPG: 90.1 (26th) Opponents PPG: 87.1 (1st) Offensive Rating: 101.5 (22nd) Defensive Rating: 98.2 (3rd) Pace: 88.4 (28th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .497 (9th) Turnover Percentage: .154 (28th) Defensive […]

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