Archive | March, 2012

Game Recap: Bulls 106, Bucks 104

The game was tied 104-104 with 18 seconds left. Chicago ball. With an entire offensive playbook at his disposal, what play did Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau call? Said Carlos Boozer: “This is the play: Get the ball to D-Rose, and everybody else get out of the way. And it works every time.” That’s a sentiment […]

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Bucks-Bulls Preview

Milwaukee Bucks Status Check: Record: 15-23 Division: 3-4 Conference: 11-14 Home Record: 9-8 Last 10 Games: 3-7 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 97-93 win over Philadelphia PPG: 95.4 (13th) Opponents PPG: 97.9 (23rd) Offensive Rating: 102.8 (17th) Defensive Rating: 105.5 (22nd) Pace: 92.5 (7th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .462 (25th) Turnover Percentage: .132 (4th) Defensive […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 92, Pacers 72

This was a classic revenge game. You know the story. The Pacers were the first team to win in Chicago this season. And they didn’t just win. They celebrated. On the court. In the visitor’s locker room. In an obvious way. Derrick Rose didn’t like that. None of the Bulls did. Said Rose: “Yeah, that’s something […]

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Bulls-Pacers Preview

Indiana Pacers Status Check: Record: 23-12 Division: 3-2 Conference: 15-9 Road Record: 12-8 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Won 6 Last game: 102-84 win over New Orleans PPG: 95.9 (13th) Opponents PPG: 91.9 (8th) Offensive Rating: 104.3 (11th) Defensive Rating: 100.0 (6th) Pace: 91.4 (18th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .465 (24th) Turnover Percentage: .137 (11th) […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 96, Sixers 91

Derrick Rose is the reigning MVP. He isn’t going to repeat. This year’s MVP race has LeBron James way out in front of the pack, Kevin Durant in shouting distance of LeBron, and everybody else lagging behind in big group that could be labled “We Have No Chance.” Rose sure looked like the MVP last night though. The […]

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76ers-Bulls Preview

Philadelphia 76ers Status Check: Record: 22-15 Division: 1-2 Conference: 16-5 Home Record: 14-7 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 105-88 win over Golden State PPG: 94.2 (17th) Opponents PPG: 87.0 (1st) Offensive Rating: 104.4 (11th) Defensive Rating: 96.4 (1st) Pace: 89.8 (25th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .484 (14th) Turnover Percentage: .104.4 (1st) […]

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Cavaliers-Bulls Preview

Cleveland Cavaliers Status Check: Record: 13-20 Division: 5-10 Conference: 8-15 Home Record: 8-10 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Lost 3 Last game: 120-103 loss to the Knicks PPG: 93.7 (19th) Opponents PPG: 97.7 (24th) Offensive Rating: 101.4 (23rd) Defensive Rating: 105.7 (23rd) Pace: 91.8 (13th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .467 (23rd) Turnover Percentage: .146 (23rd) […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 96, Spurs 89

The Bulls entered last night’s road contest — the second of back-to-back games — with a merely “okay” record against teams .500 and above (10-4). Meanwhile, the Spurs were fresh and 13-1 at home. Despite the tough circumstances, the Bulls gutted out a huge win. Here are some thoughts about the game. Battle of the point guards: There […]

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