TAG: Chicago Bulls

Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Watch Bulls Star Jimmy Butler Score 35 Points, Dish 7 Dimes, Swipe 4 Steals

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler (Mike Dinovo, USATODAY)

Unfortunately for Jimmy Butler, actions speak louder than words. And after the Chicago Bulls’ wing dropped a career-high 35 points in a brilliant all-around effort versus the New York Knicks, Butler’s protestations have never been more irrelevant – he’s a star. Watch the ever-improving Butler lead the short-handed Bulls to a 103-97 win over the Knicks with a career performance. Read More »

NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 11:15 am

Video: Derrick Rose & Pau Gasol Throw A Block Party Against The Hawks

Al Horford, Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol

Who says defense can’t be thrilling? Two of the Bulls’ stars, Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol, each flexed their defensive muscles on Monday night while visiting the Atlanta Hawks, but it was their offense that eventually failed them. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Video: Kent Bazemore Flies In For Massive Block Of Derrick Rose’s Layup

Kent Bazemore, Elton Brand, Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague

Derrick Rose is normally explosive enough to get his shot off among the interior trees. One of the reasons why is because freaky guards like Kent Bazemore rarely venture to the paint. Watch the Atlanta Hawks long-armed reserve fly in from the weakside for an emphatic block of Rose’s layup attempt in his team’s 93-86 win over the Chicago Bulls. Read More »

NBA / Dec 15, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Steve Kerr On Whether Warriors Could Match 72-Win Bulls: “Oh God, No. No!”

Steve Kerr

After a thrilling, closer-than-expected 128-122 win over the Pelicans on Sunday night to extend Golden State’s winning streak to 16 games and give them a 21-2 start to the season — the best in NBA history for a rookie head coach — hyperbole, of course, entered the fray. Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN.com asked Steve Kerr if his Dubs team could match the 1995-96 Bulls — who went 72-10 with Kerr as their three-point specialist. Kerr was pretty adamant the idea is hogwash so early in the season, saying,”Oh God, no. No!” Read More »

Video / Dec 14, 2014 / 11:30 am

Watch Michael Jordan And Kobe Bryant Talk Rings During 2003 All-Star Game

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant (photo. NBA YouTube)

Should Kobe Bryant score nine points in tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Lakers legend will pass Michael Jordan for third on the league’s all-time scoring list. Barring a turnaround of epic proportions at some point in the next two years, though, there’s still a place where MJ will always have bragging rights on Mamba: rings. In a newly released video by the NBA, watch an un-retired Jordan claim he was fouled by the 25 year-old Bryant – and use his advantage in championship count as justification. Read More »

Video / Dec 13, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch Derrick Rose Go Off For Season-High 31 Points In Win Versus Blazers

Robin Lopez, Derrick Rose

Robin Lopez, Derrick Rose (Mike Dinovo, USATODAY)

Hello again, old friend. Showing off the explosiveness and aggression that made him to the 2011 MVP, Derrick Rose scored 31 points in the Chicago Bulls’ 115-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 12, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Watch Nikola Mirotic Get Easy Dunk To Finish Wild Bulls-Blazers Sequence

Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers

Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers (photo. cjzero GIF)

A basketball is round and bounces true. This shouldn’t happen. But sometimes that leather gets awfully slippery. In a wild sequence during tonight’s game between the Chicago Bulls and Portland Trail Blazers, Kirk Hinrich throws a behind-head pass off Jimmy Butler’s dome before Nikola Mirotic ends up with an uncontested dunk. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 11, 2014 / 1:30 pm

GIF: Derrick Rose Freezes Deron Williams With Sick Hesitation, Gets Layup

Deron Williams, Derrick Rose

Remember Derrick Rose, 2011 MVP? If not, here’s a helpful refresher. Watch the Chicago Bulls superstar use his elite blend of athleticism and ballhandling prowess to freeze Deron Williams with a nasty hesitation dribble and blow by him for a layup up at the rim. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 8, 2014 / 10:15 am

GIF: Klay Thompson’s Pump-Fake Drops Aaron Brooks

Kirk Hinrich, Klay Thompson

The Warriors won their 12th game in a row on Saturday when they handed the Chicago Bulls a 112-102 loss in Chicago. This despite 22 points and 20 rebounds by Pau Gasol. One play in particular showcases just how dangerous the Dubs have been this season when Klay Thompson‘s head-fake sent Aaron Brooks sprawling. Read More »

Smack / Dec 7, 2014 / 3:00 pm

LeBron James Calls Derrick Rose’s Shirt “Spectacular,” Says He’s “Looking For One”

LeBron James

LeBron James and Derrick Rose are fierce rivals on the court. Off the floor, though, the superstars are teammates in the ongoing struggle for justice and progress. After Rose wore an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt in support Eric Garner during warmups last night, James praised the gesture and said he’s “looking for” a shirt of his own. Read More »