What’s too bad for the Bulls is that somebody in their own division appears closer to calling “next.”
Pacers coach Frank Vogel walked into Monday’s practice with a simple message for players as they adapt to Miami’s new wrinkle – using LeBron James in the post.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was named NBA Coach of the Year Tuesday, beating out Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, who finished in second.
Not trying to take the easy warm-fuzzies out of a fun night for the Bulls, but I have to ask the question: why should Joakim Noah need the inspiration of his family sitting courtside to come out of the gate playing like that?
The Chicago Bulls have struggled with the Indiana Pacers through the first four games of this first-round series, but have still managed to take a 3-1 lead and can eliminate the Pacers on Tuesday night.
Stacey King called for retaliation. Pacers hoodlum Jeff Foster had just knocked Derrick Rose to the floor, inciting another heated exchange of words between the teams, and King had some words of his own.
If these games against the Pacers seem closer than they should be, that’s because they are.
Defense was a priority for Tom Thibodeau’s Chicago Bulls all season. And after the team’s performance in game one against the Indiana Pacers, it’s pretty safe to say that the coach wasn’t happy with what he saw.