Archive | December, 2012

Bulls-Pistons Preview

Detroit Pistons Status Check: Record: 6-14 Division: 1-0 Conference: 4-3 Home Record: 5-4 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 104-97 loss to Golden State PPG: 93.2 (25th) Opponents PPG: 96.2 (13th) Offensive Rating: 101.8 (26th) Defensive Rating: 105.1 (17th) Pace: 91.6 (18th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .476 (18th) Turnover Percentage: .149 (27th) […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 95, Cavaliers 85

The Bulls climbed a game over .500 with a solid win over a woeful team. Here’s how it happened. Marco Belinelli Blew Up: Given his 39 percent shooting and Player Efficiency Rating of 9.9 — both career-lows if you toss out his rookie season — it’s reasonable to say that Belinelli has had a difficult […]

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Bulls-Cavaliers Preview

Cleveland Cavaliers Status Check: Record: 4-14 Division: 0-3 Conference: 3-7 Home Record: 2-4 Last 10 Games: 2-8 Streak: Lost 2 Last game: 89-79 loss to Detroit PPG: 95.9 (21st) Opponents PPG: 101.2 (25th) Offensive Rating: 103.0 (19th) Defensive Rating: 108.7 (26th) Pace: 92.0 (15th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .465 (25th) Turnover Percentage: .145 (21st) Defensive […]

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Game Recap: Pacers 80, Bulls 76

The subtitle of this game should be: The Night that Offense Died. The Bad: The Pacers shot 36 percent from the field, went 2-for-10 from three-point range, missed seven free throws…and won. The Worse: Chicago’s defense made Indiana’s offense look terrible — outside of Paul George — but The Bulls’ offense offset that. Big time. […]

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Pacers-Bulls Preview

Indiana Pacers Status Check: Record: 8-9 Division: 0-1 Conference: 3-5 Road Record: 4-7 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 103-92 loss to Golden State PPG: 90.9 (29th) Opponents PPG: 91.9 (3rd) Offensive Rating: 98.7 (29th) Defensive Rating: 99.8 (2nd) Pace: 90.4 (26th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .454 (27th) Turnover Percentage: .147 (24th) […]

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Derrick Rose’s rehab has progressed

Even as the Bulls prepare to face the division rival Indiana Pacers tonight, good news has arrived in the form of Derrick Rose actually sprinting in bursts at practice. But wait. There’s more. There are rumors he could be only weeks away from actually practicing with the rest of the team. According to an unnamed source: […]

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The Bulls are now another man down

Life without Derrick Rose continues for the Chicago Bulls. Now they’ll also be living without Rip Hamilton for the foreseeable future. Hamilton injured his left foot in Saturday night’s 93-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. And although Rip returned to knock down some clutch free throws, it was fairly obvious something was wrong. After the […]

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Sixers-Bulls Preview

Philadelphia 76ers Status Check: Record: 10-6 Division: 3-2 Conference: 5-5 Road Record: 4-2 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Won 3 Last game: 104-98 win over Charlotte PPG: 93.4 (26th) Opponents PPG: 94.0 (7th) Offensive Rating: 102.4 (22nd) Defensive Rating: 103.1 (11th) Pace: 90.6 (25th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .474 (21st) Turnover Percentage: .121 (2nd) Defensive […]

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