Derrick Rose made a baseline floater with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to an 82-81 victory over the Knicks on Thursday night.
The Knicks showed many good things in Wednesday’s season opener. But there were also a couple of red flags that could prove to be a problem in the season’s first true test against the Bulls.
It would have been a Christmas miracle if the Knicks and Nets faced each other on December 25. But a meeting between the two rivals won’t be happening while presents are being unwrapped.
Metta World Peace’s renowned tenacity is exactly what the Knicks needed to add to their defensively-inept roster.
The Celtics have denied the Nets the opportunity to speak with coveted head coach Doc Rivers.
Who said anything about a championship? Even the most optimistic fan knows that the Nets are miles away from “glory road.”
The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.
But I also happen to think this: Playing without Derrick Rose in the playoffs could actually be a very good thing for the Bulls in the long run.
Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says P.J. Carlesimo will not return as coach in 2013-14.
After all the money, all the hype, and all the expectations that came with owning home-court advantage in an NBA playoff series, Brooklyn’s inaugural season ended with a dud.
The Nets are counting on a true home-court advantage against the banged-up Bulls on Saturday night.
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng made it clear Friday on Twitter that the illness that kept him out of a playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets was far more serious than the flu.
“Having a seventh game here in Brooklyn on our court is something that, obviously, we were hoping for. Our players delivered. And I think the fans are going to deliver in a big time way tomorrow night,” Yormark told WCBS 880′s Steve Scott.
Now both Brooklyn and Chicago face do-or-die scenarios, and you would think that the Nets should have the momentum.
Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson each scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets again avoided elimination, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 95-92 Thursday to tie their first-round series at 3.