Tagged: ‘Ricky Rubio’

Spain Suffers Shocking Loss to France in FIBA World Cup Quarterfinal
September 11th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
For all the talk of a USA-Spain gold medal game during this World Cup, a game that would have truly tested the supremacy of United States basketball like when Argentina shook the basketball world in 2004. But in most disappointing fashion, Spain was upset by an undermanned France team 65-52...

Chicago Bulls (37-31) Vs Minnesota Timberwolves (24-43) Preview: Trying to Build Momentum
March 24th, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Fresh off a win last night against the Indiana Pacers, the Chicago Bulls look to build their momentum with a win tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. A win would give Chicago their first back-to-back wins since the beginning of February. Since the start of the second half of the season the...

Chicago Bulls (3-2) Vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (4-1) Preview: Love the Team You’re With
November 10th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
For all of our hand wringing as Chicago Bulls fans — hey, that guy's name looks familiar — over Derrick Rose being out, one suspects that Minnesotans scoff at us. The Minnesota Timberwolves, having lost point guard Ricky Rubio to a torn ACL and forward Kevin Love to a broken hand sustained while...

Oklahoma City Thunder 97, Chicago Bulls 91: Thunderstruck
November 8th, 2012 at 11:45 PM
The "closer" ideology is a tricky subject, but one that's generally considered a bit silly these days. Statistics peg teams that do things other than run isolation for one player over and over again as the best in the clutch. But when those isolations, known in NBA circles as "hero ball,"...

Northwest Division 2012-2013 Season Preview: Mountains to Move
October 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 AM
Hello there! For the second consecutive year, I am putting entirely too much effort into previewing the NBA season. Last year, I tried to cram everything into two parts — three, actually, if you include the preview for just the Bulls — but that was impractical and not particularly well...