Found November 13, 2013 on Waiting For Next Year:
A lot of people are talking without a lot of experience. When it comes to being in that position, it’s rough. You’re 21, 22. Everyone has something to say. When things aren’t going well, they’re usually not very nice. You’ve got to be mentally very strong. — Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah in regard to Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Anthony Bennett. Bennet has been a focal point through the first two weeks of the NBA season as he has struggled on the offensive end despite being the No. 1 overall draft pick. The Cavaliers—similar to a certain WFNY scribe—have since referred to Bennett as a “luxury” due to having an established frontcourt in place. “Coming in No. 1 from the Draft, everybody has high expectations,” said Bennett. “This situation, I don’t have to produce right away. I feel like there’s a lot of other players, young talented players in my position and on the team who can help me out along the way. I’m just here for the learning experience and then later on in the season, hopefully I can do my thing.” On the season, Bennet is  averaging 0.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 10.9 minutes in seven games played. [Related: Whither Anthony Bennett] (Source: Steve Aschburner,

Cavaliers’ Anthony Bennett Steals Ball From Opponent, Dunks After Final Buzzer in Bizarre Moment (Video)

Anthony Bennett‘s NBA career has not gotten off to the best start. The Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, but he’s failed to meet expectations by averaging 1.4 points, 0.1 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 12.9 minutes per game this season. At the end of Cleveland’s 124-95 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night, Bennett stole...

Joakim Noah And Jimmy Butler Star In Funny ‘Weekend’ BMO Harris Bank Commercial

The Bulls are always with you when you use your BMO Harris Bulls debit MasterCard – at least in this new commercial starring Jimmy Butler and Joakim Noah as they lend a hand in Lamaze class and Joakim Noah shows his softer side. The post Joakim Noah And Jimmy Butler Star In Funny ‘Weekend’ BMO Harris Bank Commercial appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Kyrie Irving gets hit in the face by Corey Brewer elbow

As you may already know, basketball is a contact sport and earlier tonight, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving took some unnecessary contact to the face from Minnesota’s Corey Brewer. Watch as a Brewer lay-up causes Kyrie to feel some unintentional pain as Corey’s elbow hits Irving straight in the nose: Don’t worry Cavs fans, Irving returned to the game after receiving...

Cavs' Bynum to miss next two games to attend to personal, family matter

Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been excused from the team until Saturday in order to attend to a personal, family matter. Bynum, who made his first start of the season in Monday's 96-81 loss at Chicago, will miss games at Minnesota on Wednesday and against Charlotte on Friday at The Q. He is expected to return to the team in time for Saturday's game at Washington, at...

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose will play against the Raptors in Toronto

Dynamic Chicago Bull Derrick Rose did not undergo an MRI and is listed as day-to-day with a strained hamstring. Rose suffered the injury Monday versus the Cavs and expects to compete Friday against the Raptors in Toronto. “It’s just a minor strain, nothing serious,” said Rose, 24, who endured a torn ACL in his left knee in April 2012. “I should be ready [for Friday's...

Bulls’ Derrick Rose leaves last night’s game with hamstring injury

The Chicago Bulls lost guard Derrick Rose with a hamstring injury in last night’s 96-81 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Rose left in the fourth quarter after scoring 16 points. As reported by Jay Cohen of the Associated Press through Yahoo! Sports,  with 3:39 left in the game, Rose grimaced after he drove down the lane for a twisting layup.  He was pulled a short time...

Bulls’ Derrick Rose misses Practice due to Hamstring

The Chicago Bulls have had Tuesday through Thursday off this week, and Derrick Rose has missed practice two days of practice due to a right hamstring strain. Rose first missed Wednesday’s practice but did rehab work, according to Bulls’ head coach Tom Thibodeau. Derrick Rose (sore right hamstring) did not practice today but did rehab work, said #Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. He...

Is Mike Brown to blame for the Cavaliers slow start?

Can you blame him?The Cleveland Cavaliers entered the 2013-2014 season with high hopes of making the playoffs. Everyone has predicted them to be within the 6-8th seed in the Eastern Conference. After starting off the season at 3-6 they have looked everything but like a playoff contender. The question is why have the Cavs started off so slow?Kyrie (Uncle Drew) has struggled to get...

Derrick Rose misses practice, could miss Friday vs. Toronto

Derrick Rose missed practice Thursday but says if the decision is his, he'll playon Friday vs. Toronto. The Bulls have their first back-to-back of the season Saturday against Charlotte. Rose injured his hamstring Tuesday in a win over the Cavaliers. "There's a chance," he said. "Right now I'm feeling all right, just trying to rest, do a little treatment...

Home is Where the Hope Is: On the Cavs’ bizarre inability to win on the road

The mighty Cleveland Cavaliers are one of just nine teams to be undefeated within the confines of their own home, toppling would-be contenders in the Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves in addition to the upstart Philadelphia 76ers. The woeful, scream-from-the-Twitter-mountaintops version of the Cleveland Cavaliers are one of just eight teams to have yet been dubbed victorious...

Irving and Cavs stall in Chicago despite start from Bynum, lose 96-81

On nights when Kyrie Irving isn't good offensively, the Cleveland Cavaliers' offense isn't good. This might sound like an obvious oversimplification, or a way to deflect blame from Mike Brown's game plan, but that doesn't make it any less true.  When Irving asserts himself offensively and embraces a leadership role like he did by going for 39 points...

Animated: Allie Clifton takes a basketball to the head

During Wednesday night’s pre-game reporting, FOX Sports Ohio’s Aliie Clifton took a warm-up basketball to the head and submits a perfect segue to an Anderson Varejao video vignette all without skipping a beat. @JevonFrazier The game is in my blood – nothing gets me rattled. — Allie Clifton (@FSOAllieOop) November 14, 2013

Bulls G Rose day-to-day

The Chicago Bulls say Derrick Rose is day to day with a sore right hamstring.

ISU-Bound Custer Signs Early LOI

"A lot of people from Kansas say he reminds them of Kirk Hinrich. Unbelievably fast with the ball, does an unbelievable job advancing the ball, he can go 100 miles an hour with the ball and stop on the dime"
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