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There are plenty of reasons to watch the NBA this year! The 2013-2014 season is a much anticipated one. Due to the free agency frenzy of the summer past and the rapid changes in the balances around the teams in the league, the fan interest is expected to be at the highest level this season. There are many different things for an NBA fan to watch during the 2013-2014 campaign. Let’s examine the top 10 reasons a fan has in order to watch the NBA. 1. Will the Miami Heat achieve a three-peat? This is a burning question for every Heat fan but also for any NBA fan. The league is still divided between loving and hating LeBron James and his company. After the amazing finish of the 2013 playoffs and the NBA Finals, it will be intriguing to see if Miami can stay at the highest level for one more season 2. Derrick Rose is back! This is certainly a reason to watch NBA games with high anticipation this season. After almost a year and a half of absence, the superstar point guard of the Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, is back and healthy. According to the latest reports, his leaping ability has increased during his off-time. Whoever likes to see devastating dunks, high flies and basketball acrobatics has one more reason to watch NBA, thanks to Rose! 3. The emerging Indiana Pacers. Last season, Paul George, Roy Hibbert and the rest of the crew made a statement. They can seriously threaten the Miami Heat and win it all in the East. This season, with their star forward Danny Granger back from injury and a bunch of offseason acquisitions, they will have yet another chance 4. Can Kobe Bryant still play at the highest level? After an Achilles injury and a treatment he received in Europe, Kobe wants to make a statement-comeback this season. At the age of 35, there are many questions about his ability to play at the highest level. They will be answered this season. 5. Can the Oklahoma City Thunder make it to the top? Kevin Durant is one of the best players in the league. Russell Westbrook is one of the best point guards in the NBA. But can those two carry OKC all the way to the top? They will definitely be interesting to watch. 6. This will be the one chance for the Brooklyn Nets to win a championship After a blockbuster deal that brought Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, the Nets are looking to dominate in the East this season. This might be their only chance under the current formation. 7. Former superstars that might return from injury. Greg Oden and Andrew Bynum are just two of the former star players that might return from injury. Whether they get in condition to play or not, it will certainly be interesting to keep track of their condition and their possibility to return to the NBA. 8. A bunch of rising stars entered the league. The 2013 NBA Draft was a quality one. There is a bunch of future stars that just entered the league and watching them grow as players will be fascinating. 9. Rising teams! Teams like the Detroit Pistons, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers possess several players that can make the difference and change the balances in the NBA the following years. This season will only be the start. 10. Amazing things happen. Just like every other season, more, bigger and more amazing things will happen. They always do in the world of the NBA. Ron Leyba is the lead editor of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. For more of his basketball insights, follow Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues at Google+. The post Top 10 Reasons To Watch The NBA This Season appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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Derrick Rose might not be as 100% fit as we have been led to believe, after he hit the bench during the NBA Global Games pre-season exhibition against Washington with ‘knee soreness’.
Rose was understood to be suffering ‘soreness’ in his surgically repaired knee (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Rose travelled to Rio de Janeiro with his Bulls teammates but was forced to sit out the...
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is sitting out a preseason game against the Washington Wizards because of a sore left knee, the same one that kept him out all last season after surgery.
Team officials did not indicate the extent of the injury Saturday, simply listing Rose with ''left knee soreness.''
Rose has played two preseason games without any sign of...
Yes, that knee. The Bulls are saying it’s a precautionary measure:
Deep breath here: DRose out with left knee soreness. Team said it’s precautionary. Gar hopefully speaking soon. Noah also out. #Bulls
— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) October 12, 2013
Bulls fans, however, are probably dry heaving — even if it is only the pre-season.
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The long awaited return of Derrick Rose finally happened as he played his first game back in the Bulls first preseason game against the Indiana Pacers on October 6th. NBA fans have waited just over 17 months to see the former MVP finally back on the court since tearing his ACL in the 2012 NBA ...The post Is Derrick Rose really 100 percent? appeared first on The League News.
After missing Saturday's exhibition in Rio Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was back to full strength the Chicago Tribune reported from the team's practice.
Rose told reporters that he could have played but management shut him down. We discussed how management is being aggressively cautious on Sunday. (Leave it to Bulls management to be "aggressively cautious.")
Derrick Rose missed the first NBA game played in South America on Saturday, sitting out the Chicago Bulls' 83-81 victory over the Washington Wizards with soreness in his surgically repaired left knee.
The NBA star's absence disappointed a sellout crowd of 13,635 at the HSBC Arena in Rio - the gymnastics venue at the 2016 Olympics - where the top ticket price for the preseason...
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose appears ready to play for the home crowd.
Coach Tom Thibodeau says he expects the former MVP to suit up for Wednesday's preseason game against Detroit, his first appearance at the United Center since he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the 2012 playoff opener.
Rose, who played preseason games at Indiana and against...
After sitting out almost 18 months to recover from an ACL injury, Derrick Rose made an explosive return to the NBA last week.
The former Chicago Bulls MVP tore his ACL during the first round of the 2011 playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers- Since then he has been cleared to play by doctors, however the boost in activity seems to have left Rose with some soreness in his knee.
Read into this what you want, but days after saying he’s knees is feeling great, Bulls guard Derrick Rose was held out of a preseason game in Brazil because of knee soreness.
It’s only a preseason game and shouldn’t be that big of a deal, but everything Rose does this year will be scrutinized because he’ hasn’t played in a game since 2012.
As previously noted on TNLP, Adidas released a pretty epic commercial starring Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose called “Basketball is Everything“.
Earlier today, Adidas released a special behind-the-scenes video of the commercial which can be seen below:
Clearly, “Basketball Is Everything” for Derrick Rose.
To put it simply, the Chicago Bulls are a major threat. With the return of star point guard, Derrick Rose, the Bulls have a legitimate chance at making a run for the title. With the Bulls’ starting lineup and one of the best coaches in the league, this team, if healthy, will be scary good. […]
Scottie Pippen isn’t considered a top-50 player of all-time for no reason, he knows a thing or two about winning.
Pippen won six NBA championships alongside a guy named Michael Jordan, ever heard of him?
While Pippen’s playing days are long gone, he still plays a role within the Chicago Bulls organization. He’s a Special Advisor to the President.
Chicago is happy to have...
This isn’t the first time I’ve heard of this but the extent to which it run is supposedly going widely unreported. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, there is a rift between Chicago Bulls upper management and the coaching staff. Specifically between, head coach Tom Thibodeau and general manager Gar Foreman. Derrick Rose demonstrated the […]