Archive | April, 2012

Game Recap: Knicks 100, Bulls 99

This wasn’t the way Bulls fans envisioned Derrick Rose’s return from injury. It wasn’t the way Rose envisioned it either. The Bulls missed 11 of their first 12 shots and fell behind by 21 points in the first quarter before eventually rallying for a 10-point lead with under four minutes to go in the fourth. […]

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Knicks-Bulls Preview

New York Knicks Status Check: Record: 28-27 Division: 6-6 Conference: 21-17 Home Record: 18-10 Last 10 Games: 7-3 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 96-80 win over Orlando PPG: 97.2 (14th) Opponents PPG: 94.4 (11th) Offensive Rating: 103.2 (21st) Defensive Rating: 100.3 (4th) Pace: 93.6 (3rd) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .484 (16th) Turnover Percentage: .152 (29th) […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 93, Celtics 86

I’m not sure how much the Celtics were affected by their overtime loss to the Spurs on Wednesday night — which went down to the last possible tick on the clock — but it factored into the equation somehow. After all, injuries and plain old bad luck have left the Celtics rather depth-less. Sure, Ray Allen shifted […]

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Bulls-Celtics Preview

Boston Celtics Status Check: Record: 30-23 Division: 6-4 Conference: 23-12 Road Record: 11-14 Last 10 Games: 7-3 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 87-86 loss to San Antonio PPG: 91.5 (27th) Opponents PPG: 89.8 (3rd) Offensive Rating: 100.5 (27th) Defensive Rating: 98.6 (2nd) Pace: 90.5 (20th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .493 (11th) Turnover Percentage: .147 (25th) […]

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Game Recap: Rockets 99, Bulls 93

“You know, I felt like we let go of the rope. Usually we’re a team that [shows] great fight all year, great resolve. Get down, fight back, never let go of the rope. The last two games I’ve felt we let go of the rope. We’ve got to get that fight back. We’ve got to […]

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Bulls-Rockets Preview

Houston Rockets Status Check: Record: 28-25 Division: 5-6 Conference: 18-19 Road Record: 8-17 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 104-102 loss to Indiana PPG: 98.1 (9th) Opponents PPG: 97.5 (20th) Offensive Rating: 105.5 (10th) Defensive Rating: 104.9 (15th) Pace: 91.5 (16th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .495 (9th) Turnover Percentage: .138 (16th) Defensive […]

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Game Recap: Thunder 92, Bulls 78

“We were awful offensively, defensively, just disappointing. They really kicked our (butt) in every aspect of the game.” That’s what Joakim Noah had to say after yesterday’s stinker in Oklahoma City. Noah’s shooting may have been way off — Jo went 1-for-8 – but his analysis was on the money. The word “disappointing” pretty much sums this one […]

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Thunder-Bulls Preview

Oklahoma City Thunder Status Check: Record: 39-12 Division: 9-2 Conference: 29-9 Home Record: 22-4 Last 10 Games: 7-3 Streak: Won 5 Last game: 102-93 win over the Lakers PPG: 103.7 (1st) Opponents PPG: 97.1 (18th) Offensive Rating: 110.5 (1st) Defensive Rating: 103.4 (12th) Pace: 93.1 (5th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .524 (1st) Turnover Percentage: .153 […]

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