NBA Free Agency: Gordon Hayward

I keep telling basketball fans, when it comes to free agency, that I don’t consider Boston to be the favorite to land forward Gordon Hayward. I understand that Brad Stevens coached him at Butler. They will definitely call him and try to ink him to a deal this summer. I don’t think it’s a given…

5 NBA Stars Transitioning to Superstardom?

I don’t use the word superstardom too loosely. In today’s NBA, the relevant superstars are: LeBron James, Steph Curry, and Kevin Durant. There’s a plethora of great basketball players, a ton of stars, All-Stars, Olympians, and rising stars. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett had successful runs, and Wade is still hanging by a moment. Kobe…

How Chicago Bulls Can Get Over the Hump

For a minute, let’s take a step back from the eastern conference favorites that represent Cleveland. And possibly, Toronto, the 2nd seed by a sizable margin in the standings. If you follow the east, then you have witnessed the same dead end developments that Chicago runs into. But what if they didn’t have to grind…

Bulls Get Bounced, Fork in the Road

History Book Before we dive into the offseason ahead, let’s look over Chicago’s playoff run that just ended at the hands of the one and only, LeBron James. James, for a few years with Miami and this postseason with Cleveland, continues to return the favor when it comes to number 23. In short, Michael Jordan…

Playoff Preview: Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers

No J.R. Smith for the first pair of games in Cleveland. No Kevin Love for the rest of the postseason run, who I think has played his last game for the Cavaliers. The rest of the squad got some time to rest, and watch Chicago finally get their act together in game 6. The Bulls…

Backcourt Statements

Here are three backcourt guards that made a statement in the first half of the 2014-15 season. John Wall This man wants to be known across the league as one of the best point guards in the game. In a league full of good floor generals, Wall is arguably making the biggest impact this season,…

Chicago Bulls, Tom Thibodeau, Front Office

The Chicago Bulls have been stagnant since arriving on the elite level. Head Coach Tom Thibodeau is a defensive guru that will have his team prepared and hustling, but the front office is conservative without direction. Chicago offered Thibodeau his first head coaching opportunity after being an assistant for years, however the former Coach of…