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It’s tough to imagine the pure carnage that would be the fallout of a Cavaliers-Bulls contest with a healthy Derrick Rose leading the charge. With the former MVP still rehabilitating from ACL surgery, his teammates continue to treat the Cavs as five rag dolls with which they have the fortune of toying for 48 minutes per contest.
Like a game of cat-and-mouse where the feline allows the prey to have a glimmer of hope, the Bulls let the Cavaliers storm out to a 30-20 lead in the first quarter, only to dismantle them every step of the way before the final buzzer rang loud and the Rose-less ones had a final margin of 26 and a season-best 118 points. The Cavaliers were punished every step of the way over the last three quarters, the Bulls shooting an embarrassing 85 percent from the floor in the fourth quarter alone.
The Bulls’ previous season-high in terms of a point total was 115, set against — naturally – the Cavaliers earlier this season. When the two teams locked horns in Cleveland r...
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Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting today that Cavaliers F Omri Casspi has requested a trade from the Cavaliers-
“Dropped out of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ rotation, forward Omri Casspi, the NBA’s first Israeli-born player, has requested a trade, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Casspi has shown significant flashes of promise in his young career, but he has become...
Chicago Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose is getting closer to returning to the court following ACL surgery back in May.
Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau revealed after practice Tuesday that Rose is now taking “predictable contact” and the next step for the star is regular practice.
Per CSN Chicago: ”Obviously it’s knowing what’s coming and so, he’s handled...
Sometimes you think you know something. And then someone really smart says something that challenges what you think you know, and it makes you look at the subject from an entirely different point of view. And when the context changes, you can sometimes be surprised at what you learn.
I love the WFNY Podcasts that Craig is doing, and by far my two favorite episodes have been the two...
Averaging nearly 15 points and 10 rebounds per game this season, Boozer has fought off inconsistency to have some monster performances to lead the Bulls without Derrick Rose To say the least, this season has been an interesting one for the Chicago Bulls and their (crazy) head coach Tom Thibodeau. Star point guard Derrick Rose, who tore his ACL last season, has not appeared...
The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Monday that forward Luke Walton has been excused from the team to address a personal matter. Walton, who is averaging 2.4 points per game this season, is out for Monday night's game at the Chicago Bulls. The team did not provide further details.
Former Louisville big man Samardo Samuels was waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers over the weekend. Samuels is in his third season with the Cavs after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2010.
In three seasons in the NBA, Samuels has averaged 5.9 points and 3.4 rebounds. This was expected to be a breakout year for the Jamaican native after losing weight and getting in much better...
“No, no, Rip is a big part of what we’re doing,’’ Forman said when asked about the validity of all the Hamilton talk. “I think Rip’s been really good.’’
One problem with those rumors: Coach Tom Thibodeau isn’t looking to stand in the way of management’s decisions, but there’s enough of a relationship between him and the front office that the head chef is at...
The Cleveland Cavaliers have been without Anderson Varejao for 10 games now, and he will not play tonight. This comes after being diagnosed with a bruised knee. That's right, a bruised knee. If we are considering the history of injury diagnoses in the NBA this season, we may want to disregard the initial diagnosis. Remember Steve Nash's shin contusion? According...
The news that Samardo Samuels had been waived by the Cavaliers this weekend was a major bummer.
I enjoyed Samardo playing in Cleveland over the last few years and will miss having him around.
On the Stepien Rules Facebook page I went into more detail this morning. I only bring it up here, too, in order to enter these sentiments for the record.
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“I’m still trying to be very optimistic that he’ll be able to play, I just don’t know when,” Scott said. “I hope I’m not talking like it’s long term or for the season, I’m still optimistic he’ll be able to play this year until the doctors tell me something different.”
Scott didn’t provide many more details about the injury, but agreed that after missing 10...
Anderson Varejao was injured during the Cavaliers game against the Raptors on Dec. 8.
CLEVELAND -- Guard Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 33 points to propel the Cavaliers to a 99-83 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving was magnificent on the offensive end by making 11 of 15 from the field, 5 of 6 from the 3-point line and 6 of 6 from the foul line. The 6-foot-3, 191-pounder dished out four assists. The Hawks (20-14), who...