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Derrick Rose: Building a Legacy His Way

He may not be the next Michael Jordan, but there is no denying that Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is the biggest sports star in Chicago since MJ. On the heels of an impressive, albeit short, showing at the NBA All-Star Game (18 minutes, 14 points and three assists) and an announcement from Adidas about a 14-year, $250 million contract, Rose is undoubtedly an international superstar. What is most impressi ...

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Finding the Right Deal for the Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics and Ray Allen

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge made headlines last week when he publicly declared on WEEI in Boston that he'd consider breaking up the Big Three of Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce: "Of course if we get the opportunity to make a trade that will help our team, we'll do it" Ainge went into great detail on how former general manager and legendary head coach Red Auerbach had opportunities to ...

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How Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah Can Earn Back Their Fourth-Quarter Minutes

Much has been made in the past week about the struggles of the Chicago Bulls frontcourt. Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer have seen their overall statistics take a sharp decline and more importantly are finding themselves on the bench in key fourth quarter situations. Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau was asked why he was playing Taj Gibson and Omer Asik were played more prominently at the end of games. "We're go ...

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Chicago Bulls: How the Rest of the Team Can Make Derrick Rose’s Life Easier

The answer to the question of how the current roster Chicago Bulls can make Derrick Rose's life easier is simple. Shoot three-pointers. Of course, it is not that simple but one of the primary ways the Bulls can utilize Rose at his full effectiveness is proper floor spacing and forcing defenses to guard the perimeter. Rose is arguably one of the NBA's fastest players as well as one of the quickest dribblers. ...

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