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Boston Celtics Win over the Miami Heat Shows the Chicago Bulls Shortcomings

June 5th, 2012
Before the Miami Heat series against the Boston Celtics, who had the teams tied 2-2 after four games? How about after Miami won the first two? It's embarrassing a team most observers thought should have been broken up before the season started has had more success against Miami in the ECF than ...

John Lucas III: Chicago Bulls Point Guard Makes Me Eat Crow

March 20th, 2012
I've been critical of Chicago Bulls point guard John Lucas lll practically since he joined the team. After much thought, and listening to my readers, I will now admit I was wrong.I'm not sure what exactly changed my mind, but after scoring 20 points in a little over 21 minutes ...

Chicago Bulls Now and Then: Is Derrick Rose the New Michael Jordan?

April 4th, 2011
Before anyone takes my head off for comparing Derrick Rose to the best player who ever lived, Michael Jordan, give me a chance to tell you why. They're a lot more alike than you think, and it's not because they both played for the Chicago Bulls. Remember Michael Jordan's Hall of Fame ...

Is Derrick Rose of The Chicago Bulls The Best Player In The NBA?

January 13th, 2011
Seeing as I was the first one to start singing the praises of Derrick Rose before everybody else jumped on the bandwagon, it's time to take it up a notch. The question used to be who was the best point guard in the NBA, and Rose would always be in the background. You ...

BR Exclusive: Interview with the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose After Wizards Game

November 14th, 2010
With media credentials for the Chicago Bulls, I was able to attend the highly anticipated first regular season matchup with John Wall of the Washington Wizards. Both team's point guards played for coach John Calipari, Rose with Memphis and Wall with Kentucky. That is not where the similarities end. Both are point ...

Will Derrick Rose Be Better Than Dwyane Wade in the Near Future?

July 18th, 2010
Reading all of the comparisons and rankings of point guards in the NBA got me to thinking. Many writers on this site and others have fallen in love with Boston's Rajon Rondo and rank him above Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls. They are all wrong! In fact, it's ludicrous to even compare them aside from ...

Tom Thibodeau Is The Right Coach For The Chicago Bulls and LeBron James

June 23rd, 2010
With the Chicago Bulls on the brink of greatness if they can win the LeBron James sweepstake, they solidified their chances of landing him by hiring the right coach, Tom Thibodeau. James wants to play for a team that can win a championship and win it now, and by adding the right ...

NBA Free Agents 2010: Chris Bosh Wants to Be the Man, Is He Delusional?

June 21st, 2010
After reading NBA.com and seeing that free agent forward Chris Bosh wants to be the "man" wherever he goes, my first thought was, "Is he crazy?" I've always thought he was overrated to begin with, and that he was not a premier free agent in this stacked class of free agents. ...

If the Celtics Have to Depend on Rondo to Win Game 7, They’re in Trouble

June 16th, 2010
According to the announcers during the trouncing of the Boston Celtics in Game Six of the NBA Finals, the team's going to need Rajon Rondo to come up with a big scoring game in the finale for the Celts to have a chance. If they're right, the Celtics are in big trouble. Rondo's ...

Chicago Blackhawks Win the Stanley Cup: Why I’m Happy it’s Over

June 10th, 2010
Patrick Kane's goal in overtime yesterday ended a 49-year wait for rabid Chicago Blackhawk fans and sent the city into delirium. So why am I happy it's over? For starters, I'm not a rabid fan of the team. I grew up watching hockey and I used to love the sport until a ...