Old friends met at the rim. One came away a winner.
Omer Asik enjoyed his trip back to Chicago. And he got help from James Harden and Jeremy Lin.
Get a load of what this idiot said in July, when the Bulls were deciding whether or not to match the Houston Rockets’ offer to backup center Omer Asik.
According to a report, the Bulls will announce they have declined to match Omer Asik’s three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from the Rockets.
No surprises here: the Houston Rockets have signed restricted free agent Omer Asik to an offer sheet worth $25.1 million over three years.
The Bulls are one of several teams interested in former Timberwolves center Darko Milicic, several news outlets have reported.
Some say that uncertainty regarding Noah’s badly-sprained ankle could be influencing the desire to keep Asik, which makes no sense in any larger context.
This hellacious, Saharan furnace attacking Chicago has roasted any attempt to crystallize a compelling thought about sports, turning them into some kind of burned, twisted, pointless gristle.
The Rockets can’t officially sign Omer Asik to the 3-year deal worth roughly $25 million until July 11.
Chicago Bulls restricted free-agent center Omer Asik has agreed to a three-year, $25 million deal with the Houston Rockets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal.
Russell Westbrook scored 27 points, Kevin Durant added 26 points and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a dominating third quarter to beat Chicago 92-78 on Sunday and move within a game of the Bulls in the race for the NBA’s best record.
Stacey King’s TV analysis of Bulls games is zooming over the water toward the ramp, as onlookers crowd the beachfront.
There will be plenty of success for the Bulls, but those pleasant surprises – the kind that made last season so special – will have to wait.
The injury to Omer Asik is proving to have a bigger impact than many would expect an injury to a team’s backup center should have. But with as much as the Bulls bench plays, head coach Tom Thibodeau will now have to make a tough decision.
For the most part, Wednesday was an off day for the Bulls, who now trail Miami 3-1 in the Eastern Conference finals. The team gathered at their practice facility in Deerfield and had a 45-minute film session and then did some light shooting on their own.
Just like they have all season, with the game on the line, the Chicago Bulls turned to Derrick Rose to get he job done. However, unlike he had up to this point, Rose wasn’t able to carry the Bulls to to victory.
Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik will miss the rest of the team’s 2011 playoff run, the team announced on Wednesday.
The Bulls appeared confident when we spoke to them Tuesday morning in the locker room. They said they think they have solved Miami’s suffocating defense, but obviously we won’t know that until Tuesday night.
Miami won Game 3 just like they won Game 2: with fantastic defense. Their on the ball pressure was excellent. They rotated very well and contested most of the Bulls shots.
Dwyane Wade’s right arm had a nasty gash that left him unwilling to shoot the ball for Miami down the stretch.