The Chicago Bulls finished with the best record in the NBA this past season; a product of their coaching upgrade from Vinny Del Negro to Tom Thibodeau; as well as the major roster overhaul they made over the course of the past year and a half. But as they've succeeded so have ex-Bulls John Salmons and James Johnson. We'll begin with Johnson. By Paul M. Banks … [Read more...] about What are Ex-Bulls John Salmons and James Johnson up to?
I guess you can officially label JJ a NBA Draft bust now. The Chicago Bulls announced today the team has assigned forward James Johnson to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League (D-League). … [Read more...] about Bulls Demote James Johnson to the D League
By: David Kay Embarrased… Ashamed… Disappointed… I apologize for my poor showing with my final NBA mock draft. After tying ESPN’s Chad Ford last year (we each picked 9 first round choices correctly), Ford OWNED me this year getting 13 right compared to my pathetic showing of six. But like Teddy KGB in Rounders, I can admit when I have been defeated. “He beat me. Straight … [Read more...] about NBA Draft Grades
By Paul M. Banks Did the Chicago Bulls send a message to incumbent starting power forward Tyrus Thomas Thursday night by drafting two power forwards? By using both of their first round draft picks on prospects who play the four, the Chicago front office seems to be telling us one of two things. Either a.) Coach Vinny Del Negro, GM Gar Forman and company are unhappy with … [Read more...] about Bulls Send Message to Tyrus Thomas in Draft
By Paul M. Banks and David Kay Jeff Teague As usual, the ACC will be represented with numerous prospects in this year’s NBA Draft. Wake Forest’s Jeff Teague emerged as a legitimate NBA caliber player thanks to the Demon Deacons winning their first sixteen games of ’08-’09 and garnering national attention. Teague is a shoot-first point guard which isn’t a … [Read more...] about ACC Well Represented in NBA Draft Again