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East Chicago Native E’Twaun Moore and Bulls Agree to Two-Year Deal

September 16th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
By Christopher Terzic

After being reported about a month ago by Orlando Magic insider Mary Stevens, E’Twaun Moore’s representation agency, Priority Sports, tweeted out confirmation that their client had indeed signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Bulls.

Shams Charania of RealGM was the first to report that Moore’s deal is only 50 percent guaranteed in the first year.

Although the final numbers for the deal are unclear at the time, it is believed Moore will receive the veteran minimum or slightly above the vet min as the Bulls only can afford that amount on a free agent.

But as for E’Twaun Moore, formerly of the Boston Celtics and most recently the Orlando Magic, he’s a 25-year-old, 6-foot-4 guard with ability to play both the point and shooting guard positions. Moore was considering an offer to play overseas for an Italian professional team, but ultimately decided on becoming the 13th man on Chicago’s roster, all of whom have some portion of guarantee in their contracts.

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Pau Gasol Thrives, Derrick Rose Recovers, and Tom Thibodeau Learns: the Chicago Bulls 2014 World Cup

September 16th, 2014 at 11:09 AM
By Christopher Terzic

August and September are months usually reserved for your looniest faux-trade articles, and your zaniest Five Reasons Why X Team Will Win pieces from NBA writers and journalists. The dead period on the NBA calendar year was spared some of those animated pieces of literature this summer and instead were replaced by actual basketball playing headlines, much to the approval of the basketball enthusiast. So thank you for that, FIBA World Cup.

Chicago Bulls fans, in particular, had quite the vested interest in this year’s whirlwind of games with representatives Pau Gasol (Spain) and Derrick Rose (US) participating for their respective countries. Not to mention Bulls head man Tom Thibodeau, who was an assistant coach for Team USA and is becoming pretty familiarized with the Team USA program.

While some have said that the NBA Summer League generates more interest than the World Cup due to the suspense-less predictability of USA gold medal stewardship, the World Cup is a two-week documentary for those previously disinterested in fine-tuned, ameliorated brands of basketball played by the rest of the world.

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Team USA Captures Gold Medal in Spain, Defeats Serbia 129-92

September 14th, 2014 at 4:33 PM
By Christopher Terzic

It’s always supposed come easy for Team USA basketball, but nobody thought it’d be this easy, or convincing. Winning all nine of their FIBA World Cup games by at least 20 points mirrors what some would say the greatest basketball team ever assembled– the Dream Team–did in Barcelona, Spain in 1992.

The Dream Team had a roster chock-full of Hall-of-Famers, but this current USA basketball team, the – ‘C Team’ – was led by a 21-year-old, and was supposed to be carried by a former league MVP who is two knee surgeries removed.

After defeating a gritty and resourceful Serbia team, one of the better stories of this World Cup, Team USA celebrated the 129-92 as a champion worthy of a gold medal. A barrage of 3-pointers (15-30 is what Team USA finished from 3 in the game) and a swarming defense eviscerated any chance Serbia had of winning by before the end of the 1st quarter.

Kyrie Irving put on an all-world shooting display and ended up the leading scorer of the game finishing with 26 points, going a perfect 6-6 from deep. Irving’s exceptional gold medal performance combined with his consistent and steady outputs over the course of the nine games for Team USA earned him tournament MVP honors.

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Chicago Bulls Release TV Schedule for 2014-15 Season

September 13th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
By Christopher Terzic

A month ago today, the NBA released the league schedule of games for the 2014-15 season. With that announcement, we found out the Chicago Bulls will be on national television 30 times this season, which did not come as much of a surprise. Two days ago, the Bulls released their full TV schedule, so now you’ll know where all 82 games will be broadcasted locally and nationally.

The breakdown of the local listings comes out to 42 games on Comcast Sports Net, 22 WGN games, and WPWR will host six games.

Here’s the entire list from CBSChicago.com.

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Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League Holding Open Tryout in Chicago

September 12th, 2014 at 11:24 AM
By Christopher Terzic

Passing along an announcement made yesterday from NBA league offices, an open tryout for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League will be held this weekend in Chicago, September 14. Here’s the details and information for the event from NBA.com.

DATE: Sunday, September 14, 2014. Check-in will begin at 1:00 p.m. with tryouts beginning promptly at 2:00 p.m. and wrapping up at 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION: The Quest Multi-Sport Complex, located at 2641 West Harrison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Players who are interested in trying out for the Mad Ants in Chicago should submit the official REGISTRATION & RELEASE FORMS in addition to a $150 non-refundable registration fee to the Mad Ants office by Thursday, September 11, 2014. The late registration fee is $200 for all forms received after September 11th. Payments must be made by money order or cashier’s check

QUESTIONS: Contact Kevin Bloom at the Mad Ants office at (260) 469-4667 x 106

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