The Bulls have been making me miserable lately. And because my brain is weird, I have dreamed up the opening scene to the musical Les Misera-Bulls.
Against all odds, yet again, by some means, the Chicago Bulls are here. 47-33, heading into the playoffs with home court advantage for the fourth year in a row. And of course, Derrick Rose is sidelined. Aaaaagain.
Kobe Bryant is expected to miss 6 weeks. /sad trombone
They say a wise man hopes for the best but prepares for the worst. Or if they don't, I do. Similarly, a foolish man ignores the worst and prepares for the best, secure in his own superiority.
I am a foolish man.
In the NBA, luck be a wobbly knee. By now, you've heard. Derrick Rose's right knee buckled in the third quarter of a game against the Portland Trail Blazers and he had to be assisted off the court. The MRI has yet to be performed but the story is all too familiar.
There's a pretty good chance that if you watch the latest NBA Christmas ad, you'll be humming "Jingle Bells" by the end of the day and driving all of your co-workers insane.
It's time for some fun with the SportVU player tracking data! Which players have the most assist opportunities per game, and which of those players see the largest percentage of those passes lead to made baskets?
Did you miss anything from last night's season opener? No worries, Lion Face/Lemon Face is here to catch you up. The concept is simple: do something good? That's a Lion Face for you. Do something that's
Jared and Jordan are back! This time, we discuss the Bulls, the Hawks (and my undying love of Dennis Schröder) and the Pacers.