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The Chicago Bulls plan to build their new practice facility near the United Center on the city's West Side.
The team and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced details of the plan in a release Friday. The Bulls have practiced at the Berto Center in the Chicago suburb of Deerfield since 1992.
The new 55,000-square-foot facility will be built in what's now Parking Lot J, just east of the United Center. The project will be funded completely by the Bulls and is scheduled to be completed in time for the 2014-2015 season.
Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf calls the new facility an example of the team's longstanding commitment to the city of Chicago and to the Bulls' fans.
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Here is a video of Nate Robinson going between the legs of Sebastian Telfair to make a layup on Wednesday night when the Bulls took on the Suns.Robinson is listed around 5'8 but he is probably a lot shorter than that. Robinson pump fakes Telfair into jumping and then goes between Telfair's legs on his way to the rim.
Nate Robinson is short (for the NBA) but still gets most of his publicity for big dunks above the rim. On Wednesday night, however, it was some lower-altitude moves that have fans marveling at Robinson’s skills once again. With under three minutes left in the Bulls’ game against the Suns, Robinson received a pass near the left baseline and pump faked. Sebastian Telfair, who was...
Chicago Bulls guard Nate Robinson used his 5-foot-9 reverse height advantage as he ducked and dribbled through the legs of leaping Phoenix Suns guard Sebastian Telfair and score a layup during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's NBA game in the US Airways Center.
The Bulls held off the Suns in overtime 112-106.
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We have seen numerous dribbles between defenders, but it is not that often that we see an entire person go under a defender’s legs. On Wednesday night when the Bulls took on the Suns Nate Robinson used his 5′ 9″ height to his advantage. Nate made a great ball fake which Sebastian Telfair fell for, Telfair jumped to block the shots, but Nate hit the brakes and Telfair flew...
With the diverse array of remarkable athletes currently playing in the NBA, it’s an extremely common occurrence to see or hear about players rising up over the defense to finish a dunk or a layup. Sometimes, a guy will even leap right over a defender’s head, as LeBron James did to John Lucas III just last season. Just how frequently, though, do you catch a ball handler ducking...
Last night during the Chicago Bulls game against the Phoenix Suns, Bulls guard Nate Robinson used his small stature to score an easy lay-up.In the fourth quarter of play, watch as Nate ducks underneath Suns guard Sebastian Telfair for the easy bucket: (Courtesy of D Wizzle's World)
PHOENIX -- After blowing an 18-point, third-quarter lead and being forced to overtime by the scrappy reserves of the Phoenix Suns, Chicago's veterans knew that the tone for this five-game road trip might be set by the way the Bulls performed in overtime here Friday night. Luol Deng, Richard Hamilton and Joakim Noah combined to erase a dismal fourth quarter by combining to score...
PHOENIX – Chicago's Carlos Boozer had 28 points while Luol Deng and Joakim Noah added 21 each as the Bulls blew an 18-point lead in the third quarter but recovered to score on their first five possessions of overtime to beat the Phoenix Suns 112-106 Wednesday night. Luis Scola had 24 points and 13 rebounds before fouling out early in overtime and Sebastian Telfair added 17...
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The unlikely scorer though is Joakim Noah and his 16.0 points per game and 9.8 rebounds per game. Noah is still...