The Chicago Bulls Play A Near-Perfect Half Of Basketball

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Last night the Chicago Bulls put a 114-81 beatdown on the Atlanta Hawks. The Bulls were, in a word, impressive. But the final score doesn't even begin to tell the story of Chicago's complete and total dominance of the Hawks. No, in fact, last night's win over the Hawks was actually ...

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, ...

Jerry Reinsdorf: Chicago Bulls Can Win Four NBA Titles

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Chicago Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf has never been one to keep his opinions to himself and that probably won't change any time soon. As the Bulls prepare to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the team's first NBA title, Reinsdorf told the Chicago Sun-Times that he thinks the current team is ...

Carmelo Anthony Deal Should Trigger Flurry Of Moves

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Our long national nightmare is finally over. Carmelo Anthony has finally been traded to the New York Knicks. We can all stop holding our collective breath and move on with our lives. So can everyone associated with an NBA front office, because now that Anthony has been dealt, other teams ...

Scottie Pippen’s Hall of Fame Performance

Friday, August 13th, 2010

There's a lot of reasons that Scottie Pippen is being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend. Six rings. Seven All-Star games. Eight all-NBA defensive team selections. 18,940 career points. 6,135 career assists. 2,307 career steals. And this commercial.

LeBron James and the New Jersey Nets: A Love Story?

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Apparently, the New Jersey Nets aren't out of the LeBron James sweepstakes just yet. We're only hours in to the 2010 Free Agency Extravaganza the sports world has been looking forward to for three years and already some crazy rumors are flying. According to ESPN's Chad Ford, the Nets believe they ...

Kelvin Sampson To Interview For NBA Jobs?

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

From the "Things That Will Give Phillips An Aneurysm" department, as many as three NBA teams are reportedly considering Kelvin Sampson to fill their coaching vacancies. I need a second...(thinking happy thoughts, thinking happy thoughts...). OK, I'm good. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports says the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking at Sampson, who ...

Can We Please Calm The John Wall Hype?

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The NBA Draft Hype Machine is obviously well-oiled and cranking at full speed right now. With less than a month before the Washington Wizards officially turn in their pick, head coach Flip Saunders is already going overboard with his hyperbole. Saunders apparently told the Pioneer Press that presumptive No. 1 ...