As the Chicago Bulls look to make a run at the championship, they faced off today against the Milwaukee Bucks in game one of their first round playoff series.
In the third quarter of play, Pau Gasol was backing down the Bucks defense and in the process of falling down was able to find Taj Gibson for an easy basket:
Pau Gasol, everybody!
Gasol assist [furkankilic20]
There were plenty of skeptics during the summer of 2014, when Chicago Bulls’ GM Gar Forman signed Pau Gasol to a three year contract worth $22 million. At 34-years-old and coming off a couple of bad years in Los Angeles where he was riddled with injuries in 2012 and 2013, some viewed the free agent pick up as the Bulls once again ending up as losers in the free agent market.
CHICAGO (AP) -- With the return of Derrick Rose and the addition of Pau Gasol, the Chicago Bulls came into the season with soaring expectations.
Now, it's time to deliver.
The Bulls open the playoffs at home against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday eyeing on a deep run after battling injuries during the regular season.
They expect to have all their starters available, a rarity to...
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Derrick Rose went down with yet another knee injury this season, but has returned and looked very good in his first four games back from his meniscus tear. He chose to have his meniscus trimmed rather than repaired, which helped his recovery time and confidence in coming back from an injury knowing that it couldn’t happen again.
Now the question...
Pau Gasol got his league-best 51st double-double of the season with 16 points and 15 rebounds. In a 19-point Chicago Bulls comeback victory against the Heat. At this rate, Gasol is on pace to become the oldest player to lead the league in double-double since the 1996-97 season when Patrick Ewing did it.
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Pau Gasol had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls easily wiped out a 19-point halftime deficit to beat Miami 89-78 on Thursday night, dealing a huge blow to the Heat's playoff hopes.
Aaron Brooks and Taj Gibson each scored 14 points for the Bulls, who were outscored 33-12 in the second quarter - then went on a staggering 39-8 run to open the second half. Miami missed...
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For the last four years, Chicago Bulls fans have gone into the All-Star break wondering if they were ever going to get what they ordered when it came to Carlos Boozer. This year there is a bit of a different feeling in Chicago.
When free agent forward Pau Gasol signed with the Bulls this past off-season there were mixed reactions around Chicago. Who could blame them? On paper, you...
After the game winning put-back against the Orlando Magic on Sunday night, Pau Gasol spoke about Chicago’s window to win a championship with the current team. Gasol, 34, knows his time is limited and the time is now.
“It’s hard to understand for younger guys that haven’t been around as much,” said the 34-year-old Gasol, who won two NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers...