Found March 09, 2012 on The Hot Glove:

It is with great sadness that I announce that this will be my final piece for The Hot Glove. You might remember me from such noteworthy columns like my Pullitzer Prize nominated article on Burn Notice (link ). But hopefully you will remember me for my insider writing for Chicago Bulls as seen here (link) here (link) (as well as my overly critical comments left at the end of each Biffy article)

Since I will be unable to provide analysis going forward, I chose to recap the entire 2011-2012 NBA season and Playoffs below:

Regular Season

The Bulls cruise to a NBA best 52-14 regular season record. I cruise to a NBA worst 37 times asking if Rip Hamilton is actually on the Bulls (and then subsequently misidentifying him as Taj Gibson)

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First Round of Playoffs

Bulls defeat Knicks 4-1. Highlight: Me tweeting a bunch of Linsanity jokes/puns that I find wonderful, but several people find racially intolerant.  Lowlight: Carlos Boozer scores 18 on points on 8/9 shooting in the first half of Game 1, only to have that give him a terrible sense of false confidence that results in a 14/42, 11 turnover performance over the next three games.

Second Round of Playoffs

Bulls defeat Pacers 4-0. Highlight: Scalabrine scores 15 points (including one dunk heard around the world) in a 110-83 Game 2 schlacking Lowlight: Omar Asik twists his ankle at the end of Game 4, prompting me to ask if it is possible for us to sign the retired Zydrunas Ilgauskas. The Spy, at an undisclosed location, cringes in fear.

Eastern Conference Finals

Bulls defeat Heat 4-3. Highlights: The series is widely accepted as the best conference championship series of all time. At the end of Game 7 Derrick Rose breaks out this dance

Lebron cries, Chris Bosh tries to comfort him with an ill-planned kiss on the cheek that is caught on camera. Lowlight: Not a one.

NBA Finals

Bulls defeat Thunder 4-2. Highlights: I run into several members of the Bulls team celebrating the championship at a local bar – I buy a round of rumpleminz and we get to talking and immediately become best friends. They bankroll me on several of my outstanding business ideas. I in turn fund Big Cat to make a triumphant return to The Hot Glove. Everyone lives happily ever after.

Thanks for stopping by, Hotglovians – feel free to continue to follow OJ’s exploits on twitter @jholzman


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