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Bulls guard Marco Belinelli was fired up after drilling a 3-pointer late in Chicago’s 99-93 win over Brooklyn on Saturday, but the NBA was not too pleased with his choice of celebration.
The league fined Belinelli $15,000, according to USA Today, for doing what has become known as the “Sam Cassell Dance” on his way back down the court after the pivotal three. The dance move, made popular by Cassell during his 15-year NBA career, has gotten players in trouble before, as Josh Smith and Eddie House have both been hit with similar fines for mimicking the gesture.
Check out Belinelli’s take on it in the video below.
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The Chicago Bulls were without two starters for yesterday’s deciding Game 7, but they received an awesome performance from another ailing star to defeat the Brooklyn Nets and advance to the second round of the NBA Playoffs.Prior to Game 7, Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich were ruled out for the contest. Deng is recovering from a spinal tap and a severe case of viral flu, while Hinrich...
Midway through the second quarter of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals featuring the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat, LeBron James and Nate Robinson both go for a loose ball. Only difference is, LeBron outweighs Nate by a good 100 pounds by my guesstimation, and he kinda uses Nate Robinson like his own slip [...]The post LeBron Dives On Nate Robinson Like He’s A Slip ...
Joakim Noah has made his stance known on the Derrick Rose issue.Photo Credit: nydailynews.com
Unless you are a fan of the Miami Heat, or a Utah Jazz fan still bitter about the Jordan push-off on Byron Russell, you should be rooting for this years Chicago Bulls squad. Playing short-handed all season long, they have played with an immense amount of heart and pride, including their...
Just in case the Bulls need a little more motivation, they don’t really need to look further than this picture.
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It looks like more NBA ballers are starting to wear Staple Design shirts after Lebron James made headlines a couple weeks ago with his bold print Staple Fallon Crewneck Sweatshirt. Chicago Bulls guard Nate Robinson aka “Instant Offense” was spied walking into the United Center arena for Game 6 Vs. Brooklyn Nets wearing a $52 Staple Dugout Polo shirt. Would you rock it ??
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Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Trailing 86-83 with 2 minutes left, the Bulls scored the final 10 points of the game to beat the Heat once again.
If anything epitomized the Brooklyn Nets' lackadaisical effort and the Chicago Bulls' determination to win Game 7 of their first-round playoff series, it was this nasty dunk by Joakim Noah.
No Luol Deng. No Kirk Hinrich. No Derrick Rose. No problem for the 6-foot-11 center as he traipsed through the Nets defense and slammed this third quarter basket as the depleted Bulls...
Just one game into the Eastern Conference Semifinals with the Bulls leading 1-0, Chris Bosh is already tired of talking about his counterpart, Joakim Noah.
According to the Chicago Tribune:
If there was any doubt about the Bulls’ ability to get into the Heat’s heads after a surprising Game 1 triumph, Heat center Chris Bosh reinforced the idea Tuesday with his response to a simple...
The Miami Heat say they won’t be caught off guard if Derrick Rose makes an unexpected comeback for the Chicago Bulls in their second-round playoff series. Rose, who has not played all season since having ACL knee surgery a year ago, has traveled and practiced with the Bulls for at least two months. Neither Rose nor the Bulls have ruled the former league MVP out for the playoffs...
LeBron James had the shoes, but he didn't have the jumper with this airball in Miami's Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls.
Joakim Noah controlled this game down low, from start to finish, dominating Brook Lopez
In the biggest game of their entire season, the Brooklyn Nets crapped the bed. Although they were taking on an injury-depleted Chicago Bulls team with no real reason to think they could win a Game 7 on the road, the Nets started the game flatter than they would if they were playing...
If needed, there's plenty of things Miami and Chicago could use as extra motivation before meeting in a playoff series, like how the Heat rolled to a win when they met in the Eastern Conference finals two years ago or how the Bulls snapped the reigning champions' 27-game winning streak down the stretch of this regular season.
Then again, maybe the simple fact these clubs...