The Bulls will still win the championship this year.
Derrick Rose will come back for the last game like Willis Reed and make a few shots the first few minutes of the game, and then walk off.
At the end of the game, the Bulls will hold the trophy up in the air.
I have a creative mind.
Would be a good story to tell the grandchildren some day.
I believe the Bulls can go as far as they want to go in the playoffs. I know losing Rose is a huge blow to to the team (especially the morale), but if they can keep their heads on straight and fight through this, they can become NBA Champions.
They've had to play without Rose before, and they have been able to play successfully. They can do it again, but they need to keep focused and do their jobs.
Thibs should overdose the team with steroids so they can get ready to PWNED the Heat.
I expect them to go to the 2nd round and lose to Boston but they can certainly beat Boston and make it to the ECF. I think the Bulls are better off losing in the 2nd round though so the Celtics take out Miami instead.
2nd round fodder
At least we don't have trolls sulking in our misfortune. Usually celebrating another team's injuries results in bad karma for their team.
Chandler may also be suspended the remainder of the playoffs for screen setting while not wearing a LeBron jersey.
Not a foul : [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZhDmm8q1YM]Lebron James hard screen knocks John Lucas to the floor vs. Bulls 4/19/12 - YouTube[/ame]
Brutal fouls with intent to kill:
They should still win this series... But I can see them losing to Boston in the next round.
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The heat are not very deep, and I recall a recent game in which the Bulls beat the big 3 using their bench. I still think they can take the east, but not the west w/o Rose.
Knowing that this team will eventually win at least 1 title(probably 2-3)regardless should make the situation more bearable for fans. Sometimes waiting makes the winning better.
"There is nothing new under the sun".
I don't even care how far they go at this point. They don't have the talent without Rose to win the 'ship..but man...I hope we get to the Heat anyway...
After watching lebitch flop like a fucking fish when he got a hard screen by Chandler a couple times, and remembering how he laughed after setting VERY similar screens on bulls back-up guards...i just want to inflict some pain.
Fantasy Mock Draft:
QB - M, Ryan (1)
RB - A. Foster (2)
WR(x3) - A. Johnson (4), D Thomas (6), M. Wallace (9)
TE - H. Miller (19)
OT(x2) - J. Bushrod (10), R. Reiff (16)
OG(x2) - D. DeCastro (14)
OC - B. Meester (20)
DT(x2) - C. Liuget (18)
DE(x2) - C. Johnson (5), M. Wilkerson (15)
CB(x2) - M. Claiborne (8), D. McCourty (11)
S(x2) - M. Barron (13), B. Pollard (17)
LB(x3) - C. Matthews (3), N. Bowman (7) B. Wagner (12)
John Lucas will transform into Derrick Rose and we will win the chip.
As a non-bulls fan, I'm praying that you guys do get to ECF and shock the world to somehow beat the Heat. I know how tough it is when you have your best player out and all the odds are against you to beat a better team. Happened to my Rockets in 2009, we gave it our all against the eventual champs, the Lakers, and we did happen to take them to 7 games with heart, grit, and hustle. If there's a team that can shock the world and beat he heat under these circumstances, it's definitely the Chicago Bulls. Good luck!
No chance. The only major league team in Chicago with a chance this year now is the , and their odds are pretty slim to be honest.
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