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Chicago Bulls: Possible trade deadline moves

It has not been a smooth season for the Chicago Bulls. Currently the team sits at seventh in the Eastern Conference with an overall record of 27-25. There have been many excuses for the lackluster performance of late for the Bulls, who in their last ten game have won only three, but the fact is the team just isn’t playing good ball. Looking at teams like the San Antonio Spurs,...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Having a Stellar Season

This article appears in its entirety on Queen City Hoops.-- Kemba Walker won’t be participating in the All-Star game on Sunday evening, though the argument can be made that he should be. (An even bigger argument can be made that Walker should at least serve as Jimmy Butler’s injury replacement instead of Pau Gasol, but that’s another story). However, since a similar argument...
Via Around the Arc
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fading Bulls Should Get Pau Gasol His Shot With The Raptors

At age 35-years-old, All-Star Pau Gasol's chances at another ring are fading, especially if he's forced to stick it out with a Chicago Bulls team that seems to have lost interest in the playing out the rest of this season after so many key injuries. It's time for Bulls GM Gar Forman to cut bait and get back what he can for Gasol while giving the former NBA champion one more shot...
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Burning Fantasy Basketball Questions (Feb. 10)

Every week, D.J. Foster will tackle three burning questions in the Fantasy Basketball world. Topics for today: Life without Marc Gasol, potential shutdowns and trade deadline chatter. 1. Marc Gasol is out for the season. What do I do now? Marc Gasol will be sidelined for 4-6 months with a broken right foot, which means you can drop him in all re-draft leagues. It's a tough break...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol offers not-so-awesome injury forecast for brother Marc Gasol

Chicago's Pau Gasol is having a much better week than his younger brother, Marc Gasol. Despite three consecutive losses for the Bulls, Gasol was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team.Grizzlies' bigman Marc Gasol, however, is out indefinitely with a broken right foot. After an MRI on Tuesday revealed a fracture in his foot, Memphis announced they'd be without their star for...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The real reason Pau Gasol wanted an All-Star nod? Kobe Bryant

Pau Gasol didn't get selected to the All-Star Team the first time around. Instead, he was selected as a replacement when Jimmy Butler sustained a knee injury that would keep him out of this upcoming weekend's festivities in Toronto. Pau, though, is just happy to be there finally. And it's not because the 35-year-old who is still putting up a 25-year-old's numbers wants the personal...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers and Cavs discussed Kobe-LeBron trade in 2007

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James came up in trade discussions between the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers back in 2007. Bryant, on the cusp of winning an MVP but frustrated with the direction of the Lakers, wasn’t a stranger to seeing his name come up in trade rumors. James was, especially after leading the scrappy Cavaliers to the NBA Finals before a whipping at the hands...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Without Jimmy Butler, can the Chicago Bulls stay afloat?

Jimmy Butler will miss the next three to four weeks with a left knee strain, putting the Chicago Bulls’ season in a state of flux. At 27-24, the Bulls are in seventh place in the Eastern Conference, 2.5 games behind the Boston Celtics for third but just 1.5 games clear of the ninth-seeded Charlotte Hornets. Not much separates a first round home series and a spot in the lottery...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls’ Playoff Hopes in Jeopardy after Jimmy Butler Injury

The Chicago Bulls have announced that the team’s leading scorer will be sidelined for another 3-4 weeks.  Jimmy Butler sprained his left knee last Friday against the Denver Nuggets, where he was carted off the floor.  His presence will be sorely missed by a Bulls team currently sitting 7th in the Eastern Conference at 27-24. Butler is easily the team’s best all-around player...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it time for the Chicago Bulls to blow things up?

The Chicago Bulls currently find themselves without All-Star guard Jimmy Butler for the next three-to-four weeks. They are also without the services of Joakim Noah for the remainder of the season and Nikola Mirotic for at least the next three weeks. All this comes on the heels of Chicago dropping 12 of its past 17 and falling to just three games over .500 following Monday’s 17...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler out 3-4 weeks with strained left knee

The Chicago Bulls are going to have to look elsewhere for their buckets these next few weeks. The team announced in a release on Tuesday that star swingman Jimmy Butler is expected to miss the next 3-4 weeks with a strained left knee. He is said to have initially suffered the injury in the second quarter of Friday night’s 115-110 loss to the Denver Nuggets (video here). Butler...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol Replaces Jimmy Butler In All-Star Game

The NBA announced Pau Gasol will replace Jimmy Butler in the 2016 NBA All-Star Game. For Gasol, it marks the second consecutive season that he has been named an All-Star and his sixth selection overall. The 35-year old Gasol has appeared in 48 games, where he has averaged 17.0 ppg, 10.9 rpg (third in the East; sixth in the NBA), 3.3 apg, 2.02 bpg (second; fifth) and 0.63 spg in 31...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Pau Gasol to replace teammate Jimmy Butler in All-Star Game

Chicago Bulls big man Pau Gasol will replace teammate Jimmy Butler in the 2016 All-Star Game, the NBA announced Tuesday.Butler will reportedly miss three to four weeks with a strained left knee, meaning he'll be forced to sit out Sunday's All-Star Game. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was tasked with finding a replacement, and he chose Gasol, who missed being voted in as a starter by...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler out 3-4 weeks with knee sprain

CHICAGO (AP) Bulls guard Jimmy Butler will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a strained left knee and will be replaced in this weekend's All-Star Game by Chicago teammate Pau Gasol. The Bulls said Tuesday that Butler has begun rehabbing his knee and will focus on conditioning over the next few weeks. He was injured during Friday night's game at Denver. Butler was an All-Star reserve...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Bulls Preview

Bruised and battered - physically and mentally - from a miserable trip, the Chicago Bulls return home looking to salvage something positive before the All-Star break. Things aren't as rough for the Atlanta Hawks, but they're also feeling frustrated following back-to-back defeats. The Bulls can avert their longest home skid in six years by avoiding a season-high fourth consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Beat Undermanned Bulls, 108-91

What happens when the Bulls have to start Taj Gibson, Pau Gasol, Mike Dunleavy, Kirk Hinrich, and E’Twaun Moore?  Well, typically they suffer the same pains that the Hornets have endured over the past few months.  They lose games.  Last night was no different.  Pau Gasol attempted to carry the team, scoring 22 points.  Doug McDermott,  E’Twaun Moore, and Taj Gibson tried...
Via Trade Street Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls still haven't set timetable for Jimmy Butler to return

Jimmy Butler left Friday night's game against the Nuggets with what appeared to be a scary knee injury. He remained down for several minutes, and was taken from the court in a wheelchair as a precaution.An MRI revealed no structural damage, but Butler has missed two straight games with the injury --both Bulls losses -- and the team has yet to place a timetable on when he might return...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker scores 30 as Hornets beat Bulls, 108-91

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets led from the start and beat the Chicago Bulls 108-91 on Monday night. Nicolas Batum had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 20 points and Spencer Hawes added 13 for the Hornets, who won their third straight over the Bulls at home. Pau Gasol finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rose and Butler are building blocks for the Chicago Bulls

The Bulls currently are struggling to stay afloat in the Eastern Conference and have shown no signs of improvement. They now hold a record of 27-23 and are in sixth place in the conference. At this point, moving players like Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah, before the trade deadline, is very possible. In spite of this though, Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler have been absolutely great. Over...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference: Buyers & Sellers

With a little over a week until the Trade Deadline, it is time to look at which teams are Buyers, Sellers, Either or Neither. All places in the standings are through 2/7/16. - Atlanta Hawks (4th place): Sellers. The Hawks are in a curious position. Not nearly as good as their unexpected run to the top of the Eastern Conference last season, but still a solid playoff team. However...
Via RealGM - NBA
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks 7-foot, $54 million dilemma

Currently, the New York Knicks are faced with a major dilemma, what to do with Robin Lopez? Coming into this season, expectations were not high for the Knicks. They were coming off a year where they had only managed to win 17 games, had just drafted an unknown teenager from Latvia, and had struck out on all major free agents over the summer. Having only been able to sign ...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls fade at Minnesota with Jimmy Butler out indefinitely

MINNEAPOLIS — It didn't take long for Andrew Wiggins to show the Chicago Bulls just how badly they're going to miss Jimmy Butler. With the All-Star and defensive stopper back at home thanks to an injured knee, Wiggins torched the rest of the Bulls' perimeter defense during a dazzling display down the stretch. Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds and the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves close out Bulls with 12-0 run to win 112-105

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night. Trailing by five with 2:30 to play, the Wolves closed the game with a 12-0 surge to win it. Wiggins scored the final six of the run, including a pullup jumper with 20 seconds to go that gave...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why are the Chicago Bulls so inconsistent?

Derrick Rose was selected as the first overall draft pick by the Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA Draft. Since his rookie year, Rose was deservingly looked at as the leader and star of the team. In his rookie year, he averaged 16.8 points, 6.3 assists, and 3.9 rebounds a game. Also, he was a consistent shooter from the field and free throw line and led the team in scoring 18 times....
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls-Timberwolves Preview

Don't blame Chicago Bulls fans for thinking the worst when Jimmy Butler was being rolled off the floor in a chair after a hard fall. They've had plenty of experience watching another star suffer serious injuries. The early diagnosis says Butler's setback isn't in that category, which is some good news for the already banged-up Bulls as they continue their trip against the Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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