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What did Joakim Noah learn from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?

According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spent time this summer working with Joakim Noah, and Kareem “expects [Noah] to have expanded post game this season.” There are 38,387 reasons to think Kareem knows how to score the basketball (hint: that figure represents the record he holds for the most total points […]

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Offensive value and the Bulls

Andres Alvarez of The Wages of Wins Journal recently published a post titled Top Offenses and Top Offensive Players (which I discovered via TrueHoop). Alvarez used the Wins Produced metric to rate last season’s best offenses and offensive players. The article produced some not-so-surprising results (the Spurs had the league’s “winningest” offense and Chris Paul was the top […]

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Derrick Rose: rehab and tears

Derrick Rose is doing more right now than just becoming part of the local pizza culture…he’s also back on the court doing jumping and shooting drills. Said Rose: “My recovery has been good, where (I’m) rehabbing every day, five times out of the week. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I do lower and upper body and bike […]

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High praise for Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah

I came across this interview with Bill Russell via TrueHoop. Russell is the league’s grand old lion…one of the greatest players and certainly the greatest winner in NBA history. The numbers speak for themselves: 11 championships in 13 seasons, including eight and a row at one point, and the last two won back-to-back as a […]

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Scottie Pippen and Dwyane Wade on Derrick Rose

Scottie Pippen on Rose’s comeback (via Comcast SportsNet Chicago): “He’s going to be a bigger, better, stronger player. I think it’s great to have something like this happen if it’s going to happen at a young age (23). He’s going to heal fast, and he’s going to push himself now to be better than he […]

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Derrick Rose is doin’ work on his rehab

Want to see a picture of D-Rose back in the gym? He posted one on his Twitter page. Want to watch him rehabbing on video? You can courtesy of his new Adidas commercial: Want to read some comments from the man himself? Here they are from a recent Comcast SportsNet Chicago interview (via ESPNChicago): “I remember […]

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