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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 a unique player on the Bulls roster. At one point in the season, Dwyane Wade called him the best baseline slasher in the league – for his ability to roam the baseline and have the instinct to cut at the perfect time, catching his defender off guard.
Season Lowlight: Ronnie Brewer had his most inconsistent stretch of the season between 1/14-1/23 where he shot a combined 12-f0r-40 (30%). On 1/21 he was scoreless in 16 minutes against the NBA’s worst, the Charlotte Bobcats – it was 1 of the 2 games failed to record a single bucket in this season. I can also recall at least 3 times this season that Ronnie Brewe...
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Rip Hamilton spoke about teammate Derrick Rose with CSN Chicago at Macy’s State Street in Chicago on Thursday evening during an in-store appearance. ”Derrick is still young, so he can come back a lot faster than a lot of people expect,” Hamilton said when asked about starting the 2012-2013 season without the superstar. “It will be a challenge, but it’s not something that...
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Joakim Noah’s season has been over for a few weeks already — The Chicago Bulls big man hightailed it out of town with his girlfriend to Maui over the holiday weekend — Noah and Hawaii seem like a match made in heaven. -TO
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Jason WhitneyStart up the Pau Gasol trade rumor engines yet again! This time you ask…the Chicago Bulls. To be honest, I don’t blame Gasol. Would you want to stick around being Kobe Bryant’s whipping boy? Every time there is chaos in Laker land he’s the first one to be blamed.
The newest report according to Sam Smith of Bulls.com:
“The interesting part, according to Lakers’...
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 ...
“Growing up on the South Side of Chicago was kind of hard, it was kind of a struggle…trying to stay on the right path and trying to do something with my life. I’m a role model now, I can’t fail these kids.” – Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose and Co. describe what it means to be give back to the community in this “Chicago Bulls for Charity” video which pans between players...
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.
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...
May 31: Rip Hamilton did an in-store appearance where he signed autographs and took photos with the first 250 fans to make a purchase at Macy’s in Calumet City, IL.
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...
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...
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...