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The Chicago Bulls will have to take stock now of what they can and cannot do, as they will be sans Derrick Rose for most, if not all of the season. This changes their complexion and outlook completely. Bulls.com reporter Sam Smith proposes an idea that they might even play for the lottery, a la the San Antonio Spurs when David Robinson was hurt.
We all know that worked out amazingly, as the Spurs subsequently got Tim Duncan. But there’s another route to take as well- acquiring Pau Gasol from the Los Angeles Lakers, possibly in a deal involving Luol Deng.
According to Smith as you’ll read below, Gasol wants out of L.A. and wants into Chicago. Oh and he and Kobe Bryant hate each other:
I’m a fan of Gasol’s and believe his value now is as low as it ever will be given averaging 12 points on 44 percent shooting against the Thunder in the five-game loss (An
drew Bynum was right that closeouts are easy) and how badly he was used as a third and fourth perimeter option this season. Gasol av...
BEST OF MAXIM
It's not even the NBA offseason yet, but we already have our first crazy rumor. Sam Smith of Bulls.com reports that, according to Lakers insiders, Pau Gasol would like to play for the Chicago Bulls. Smith reported the rumor in an article in which he discusses Chicago's offseason plans. He said that Gasol and Kobe Bryant were constantly at odds this season, and that they ...
Derrick Rose previously said that he would love for Pau Gasol to join him on the Bulls. And if you want to believe the Bulls’ own website, Gasol, probably on his way out of Los Angeles, doesn’t think that’s such a bad idea, either. Here’s Bulls.com:
The interesting part, according to Lakers’ insiders, is Gasol would like to play for the Bulls. And what you hardly need any...
Pau Gasol laughed with a tone that suggested both amusement and annoyance.
A little over a week removed from the Lakers' early playoff exit in the Western Conferense semifinals, and the team's forward is already finding himself the subject of trade rumors. This time it didn't involve the Lakers shopping him around with other teams. Bulls.com's Sam Smith quoted "...
GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER
A report on Bulls.com indicates that according to Lakers insiders, Pau Gasol reportedly wouldn't mind a change of scenery and would like to go to Chicago and play for the Bulls.
Much like all the Pau Gasol trade rumors of yesteryear, it’s going to be much the same during this off-season. Here’s another fun rumor that comes from Bulls.com Sam Smith: The interesting part, according to Lakers’ insiders, is Gasol would like to play for the Bulls. And what you hardly need any sources for is [...]
Season Averages: 6.9 PPG, 2.1 APG, 3.5 RPG
Season Highlight: In the New Years Day blowout over the Memphis Grizzlies, Ronnie Brewer contributed 17 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals. It was his second start as a Chicago Bull. It was the intangibles (defense, deflections, 50/50 balls, baseline cuts, etc.) that he brought to each and every game that makes him...
May 28: Donned with a Chicago Bulls fitted, Rip Hamilton, returns home to Coatesville, PA and posed with a player from his sponsored AAU team: Rip City.
May 28: Carlos Boozer poses with fans at a Miami bowling alley.
MINNEAPOLIS-The Timberwolves announced their two-game preseason schedule for 2012 on Tuesday. The team will face off against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 13 and Maccabi Bazan Haifa, which plays in the Israeli Basketball Super League, on Oct. 16. Both games will tip off at 7 p.m. at the Target Center.
The game against Maccabi Bazan Haifa will be the Timberwolves' first-ever game...
May 30: Kyle Korver grabs a bite at Wok’n Fire sushi bar in Wheaton, boot in tow.
When Derrick Rose went down with an ACL tear on April 28, so did their hopes for a rematch with the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals and a potential NBA Finals appearance. Dwyane Wade didn’t hesitate to send out thoughts and prayers to the 2011 MVP and fellow Chicagoan. ”I said a prayer for him and his family. You never want to see anyone get injured, especially...