Tagged: ‘Omer Asik’

Preview: 15-14 New Orleans Pelicans and 20-9 Chicago Bulls
December 27th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Winners of five in a row and eight of their last nine games overall, the Chicago Bulls are not the team you want to play right now. The New Orleans Pelicans do have Anthony Davis, who is the first basketball player in NBA history to be a cross between a...

Rose Dazzles in Team USA Opener, US Takes on Turkey Next in Group Play
August 31st, 2014 at 8:30 AM
It sure didn’t take long for Derrick Rose to make his presence felt at the FIBA World Cup. After one game, Rose certainly looked the part of a former MVP, and when his signature moment of the game occurred – a lightening quick crossover thrusting him right down the gut...

Houston Rockets Beat Chicago Bulls Senseless on Christmas Day
December 25th, 2012 at 9:16 PM
Well, this makes two consecutive games in which I am writing the recap before the end of the game. After the Chicago Bulls came up with a pair of excellent wins over the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks, they immediately followed that with a pair of horrific losses to...

Chicago Bulls (15-11) V. Houston Rockets (14-12) Preview: Omer-ry Asik-mas
December 25th, 2012 at 12:01 AM
In the spirit of Christmas, I'll keep this short. Omer Asik is making his triumphant return to the United Center as a member of the Houston Rockets. Pretty much everything I wrote the last time the Chicago Bulls took on the Rockets still applies. However, the Rockets seem to have kicked...

Chicago Bulls (11-9) at Philadelphia 76ers (12-9) Preview: Answering the Liberty Bell
December 12th, 2012 at 3:47 PM
When last the Chicago Bulls visited the city of brotherly love, CJ Watson made a stupid pass to Omer Asik, who missed two free throws and was forced to foul Andre Iguodala, who made the game-winning free throws to vanquish the Bulls form the playoffs. Now, 7 months later, precisely none...