Archive for the ‘Derrick Rose’ Category

Chicago is Poised to Run Away With the East

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

This post isn't going to be about Derrick Rose deserving to be the NBA's Most Valuable Player. It's also not going to be about Tom Thibodeau being a legitimate candidate for the league's Coach of the Year. But given the flow of the forthcoming words those two points should be completely, ...

Mario Chalmers, NCAA Hero of The Decade

Friday, August 21st, 2009

On Thursday, we learned that Memphis' 2007-08 season never actually happened as the NCAA stripped away all of the program's 38 wins due to the fact that Derrick Rose was not eligible to play in any of those games -- including the Tigers' appearance in the national championship game. No ...

Kids These Days…

Monday, August 10th, 2009

It hasn't been such a good offseason for a pair of precocious pros who Chicagoans have embraced early in their careers. This spring, we learned that the person that took Derrick Rose's college entrance exam was not actually Derrick Rose. At the end of the day it really doesn't make a ...

The Babe’s Laughing, Brandon Jennings Is Dumb And Riggs Vents On Portis

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Sometimes, a good low blow is warranted. Say, when you swindle the American baseball's hopes and dreams during that special 1996 Summer. Or if you've just been a really disappointing NBA (supposed) player. Perhaps you couldn't make the grade, so now people assume you're dumb. Or then again you might ...

Memo to Paxson: Do Something Worthwhile and Get Amare

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Ever since the Suns (stupidly) went out and got Shaquille O'Neal there's been these rumblings -- sometimes subtle and sometimes not so -- that Amare Stoudemire isn't happy. And who can blame the guy? They were winning boat loads of games under Mike D'Antoni and Stoudemire was one of the most dynamic ...

The Chicago Bulls are Once Again an Awful Basketball Team

Monday, January 5th, 2009

It doesn't seem like all that long ago that the Bulls were one of those "teams on the rise." You know, the kind of team with a young, talented nucleus that was seen as taking the necessary steps toward building a serious contender. That was, in fact, just two short years ...

Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Monday, December 8th, 2008

In this day and age, we don't bat an eye when an athlete gets knifed. Unless that athlete knifes himself. In bed. After carving an apple. Bulls rookie star Derrick Rose was the victim of this peculiar attack, rolling onto a knife that he left in his bed after carving an apple. ...