Deng to be ready for the preseason

In a recent CNN interview, Luol Deng talked about what’s on his iPod (“Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jay Z and Andre 3000. So basically hip-hop.”), his favorite food (“I like Sudanese food, I like Egyptian Food, I like Italian food…I’m very open.”), and the basketball player who most inspires him (“I’m a big fan of […]

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Derrick Rose: Defensive sieve?

In my scouting report on Derrick Rose, I criticized the kid’s defense. Well, By The Horns reader Tony C. felt that I didn’t criticize it strongly enough…so he left a rather illuminating comment that perhaps explains why Rose struggled so mightily on defense: ——————————————————————————————————————- I’d say that your analysis is fairly accurate, with one glaring […]

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ESPN: Bulls to finish 6th in the East

According to ESPN’s Summer Forecast: ’09-10 East standings, the Bulls are predicted to win 43 games and finish sixth overall in the Eastern Conference: “Our voters have the Bulls winning as few as 30 games and as many as 55, and perhaps it comes down to what they think of reigning rookie of the year […]

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Scouting Report: Derrick Rose

Name: Derrick Rose Position: PG Height: 6’3″ Weight: 190 Birth Date: October 4, 1988 (20 years old) Birth Place: Chicago, IL Number: 1 Nicknames: D-Rose, Pooh, South Side Sorcerer, Windy City Warlock College: Memphis Drafted: 2008, 1st round, 1st overall by Chicago Experience: 1 season Previous teams: None Contract: $5.1 million in 2009-10 Expect: A […]

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Carlos Arroyo a Bull? Not so fast.

Over the weekend, news broke that Carlos Arroyo was on the verge of signing with the Bulls. From “According to several sources, Arroyo, represented by Leon Rose, is in talks to join either the Boston Celtics or the Milwaukee Bucks. However, both teams told’s Chris Sheridan that they have had no contact whatsoever with Arroyo […]

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Meet Luol Deng this Saturday

The catch? You’ll have to travel to Oak Lawn, IL. Oh, and you’ll only have a half hour to get his autograph. But it is for charity. From the Southtown Star: “Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng will sign autographs and accept a donation on behalf of his charity this Saturday at the grand opening of […]

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Scouting Report: Jannero Pargo

Name: Jannero Pargo (pronounced Juh-NAIR-oh) Position: PG/SG Height: 6’1″ Weight: 185 Birth Date: October 22, 1979 (29 years old) Birth Place: Chicago, IL Number: 2 Nicknames: None College: Arkansas Drafted: Undrafted (2002) Experience: 6 seasons Previous team: New Orleans (2006-2008) Contract: $1.9 million in 2009-10 Expect: Instant scoring off the bench Don’t expect: Shooting efficiency On offense: Pargo […]

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Chat online with Kirk Hinrich

From the Sioux City Journal: “Sioux City West High School graduate and Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich will answers your questions at 11 a.m. Monday in a live Q&A session at Hinrich is in town for his charity golf tournament. He will talk about the work he still does here in Sioux City, his […]

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Scouting Report: Kirk Hinrich

Name: Kirk Hinrich (pronounced HINE-rick) Position: PG/SG Height: 6’3″ Weight: 190 Birth Date: January 2, 1981 (28 years old) Birth Place: Sioux City, IA Number: 12 Nicknames: Captain Kirk, The Hinrich Maneuver College: Kansas Drafted: 2003, 1st Round, 7th overall by Chicago Experience: 6 seasons Previous teams: None Contract: $9.5 million in 2009-10 Expect: Pull-up […]

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Scouting Report: Tyrus Thomas

Name: Tyrus Thomas (pronounced TIE-rus) Position: PF Height: 6’9″ Weight: 215 pounds Birth Date: August 17, 1986 (23 years old) Birth Place: Baton Rouge, LA Number: 24 Nicknames: Big T’s, Free Money, The Mercenary, T-Time, TT, Ty, Ty-Rise College: Louisiana State Drafted: 2006, 1st round, 4th overall by Portland Experience: 3 seasons Previous Team: None […]

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