Tag Archives | All-Star Game

Joakim Noah and Luol Deng are All-Stars

It’s official: Joakim Noah and Luol Deng have been selected as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Deng will be making his second straight trip to the ASG. He’s currently averaging 17.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists with a Player Efficiency Rating (PER) of 15.2. He currently leads the league in minutes per game […]

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Luol Deng: All-Star

Celebrate good times, people. After years of hard work and dedication to his craft — during which his contributions have been largely unappreciated outside of (and sometimes inside of) Chicago — Luol Deng has been selected as a reserve on the Eastern Conference All-Star team. A few days ago, I said there wasn’t a solid […]

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Should Luol Deng be an All-Star?

The short answer: No. Now, before I get to my long answer, let me make it clear that I love Luol Deng as a basketball player and readily acknowledge that he is an indispensable member of the Bulls. That said, I can’t see any legitimate argument for adding him to the Eastern Conference All-Star team. […]

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Derrick Rose and the All-Star Game

Derrick Rose was very quiet (for him) in his first All-Star start: 11 points, 5-for-13 from the field, 1-for-2 from the line, 5 assists, 3 rebounds, a steal and a turnover in 29 minutes and 56 seconds. If you’re a Bulls fan, this wasn’t the Rose you know and love. At times, he looked like he […]

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Derrick Rose: All-Star Starter

Nick Friedell of ESPNCHicago writes: “Derrick Rose will be the first Chicago Bull since Michael Jordan to start an NBA All-Star Game. Starters were announced Thursday for the Feb. 20 game to be played in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. Rose joins fellow Chicago native Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat as the Eastern […]

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Whew…”no significant injury” for Derrick Rose!

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: “The Bulls announced Thursday that Derrick Rose has ‘no significant injury’ to his right hip or lower back after his hard foul in Wednesday’s loss to Orlando. X-rays taken Wednesday night were negative. An MRI taken later Wednesday –after Rose left in the first quarter — showed […]

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It’s official: Derrick Rose is an All-Star

As reported on the Yahoo! Sports NBA blog Ball Don’t Lie: “Point guards Deron Williams of Utah, Chicago’s Derrick Rose and Boston’s Rajon Rondo will make their All-Star Game debuts next month in Dallas, sources said Thursday. Williams, Rondo and Rose top the list of reserves chosen by the league’s coaches to participate in the […]

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