Author Archive | Trenton Jocz

Bulls at Nets Preview

The teams keep changing but the Bulls seem to have the Nets number in the Brooklyn era. They took three of four meetings in last year’s regular season and obviously won last year’s memorable seven game battle in the first round of the playoffs. They’ve thumped the Nets by at least 15 in both games […]

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Nikola Mirotic

The 2014 Plan, Part Five: Why Nikola Mirotic Might Not Be The Final Piece

Just about every Bulls fan who’s seen highlights or Avi’s breakdowns of Nikola Mirotic’s game has to be excited about the prospect of Chicago bringing him over from Spain. He’s the prototypical stretch four, all the rage in the NBA these days. He’s young, having just turned 23, and should be reasonably priced for his […]

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The 2014 Plan, Part Three: These Aren’t the Droids You’re Looking For

For years the Bulls have touted 2014 as the year the team would finally have spending flexibility. But with the summer approaching, management has thrown cold water on the possibility of bringing over long-awaited Real Madrid star Nikola Mirotic. With a franchise so well-versed in bracing its fans for disappointment, that got us at Bulls […]

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Bulls 101, Suns 92

It’s late, so we’ll keep this one on the short side. In typical Thibs fashion, the Bulls bounced back from an absolute drubbing in Sacramento and returned with a noticeable focus in their 101-92 road win in Phoenix tonight. They set the tone early, playing strong defense and limiting their turnovers on offense. Chicago built […]

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Bulls at Suns Preview

At the beginning of 2014, it was clear that January was the time for the Bulls to climb their way up the Eastern Conference. They did just that, going 11-4 against a schedule chock full of Eastern bottom feeders and home games against banged up Western squads. Now comes the hard part, as with the […]

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The 2014 Plan, Part Two: You Can’t Teach Size

For years the Bulls have touted 2014 as the year the team would finally have spending flexibility. But with the summer approaching, management has thrown cold water on the possibility of bringing over long-awaited Real Madrid star Nikola Mirotic. With a franchise so well-versed in bracing its fans for disappointment, that got us at Bulls […]

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Bulls Fall to Wolves 95-86

Tonight’s loss to the Timberwolves was basically a glass ceiling game. Once Minnesota took the lead in the first quarter, they pretty much led by 4-12 points the entire game. While the Bulls never “let go of the rope”, as Thibodeau would say, it never seemed likely that would get over the hump and take […]

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