BM GAME WRAP: Struggling from the start the Bulls just did not seem to have “it” until the last 3:30 left in the game. The Bulls struggle to score the entire game shooting only 37.8% from the field and 15% from beyond the arc. BullsNation got a scare when Derrick Rose went down with a sprained ankle, only to return shortly after. A bright sport was Joakim Noah with a strong effort (21 points & 14 boards) and Carlos Boozer’s Double-double (15 points, 13 boards). The Bulls will look to close out the Pacers at home on Tuesday. The Madhouse should be crazy!
‘MOBBER OF THE NIGHT (MoN):Kyle “Hot Sauce” Korver 9 points, 1 board & 1 steal. Kyle was not nearly as hot as he has been but played 22 minutes with a solid effort. Honorable mention goes out to Kurt “Big Sexy” Thomas for playing his typical veteran basketball. Playing only 8 minutes, he finished with 4 points on 2-2 shooting.
Video Highlights :: Thursday, April 21 :: Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers - Game #3
The Bulls took a commanding 3-0 lead in the series by beating Indiana at home on Thursday Night. Luol Deng led the charge early and the 4th quarter belonged to Kyle “HotSauce” Korver’s clutch shooting and our MVP D. Rose’s amazing layup t seal the deal. The Bulls will look for the sweep on Saturday!
BM GAME WRAP: In a game in which the Bulls to take a “stranglehold” on this series they did just that. In a heated battle that is starting to turn ugly, the Bulls pushed through to take the commanding 3-0 series lead. With Derrick Rose (23 pts, 3 boards, 2 dimes 4 steals) struggling shooting from the floor, Loul Deng (21 pts, 6 boards, 6 dimes, 1 blk) stepped up and proved again that he is the glue of this team. A double-double performance from Joakim Noah (11 pts, 10 boards) and clutch 4th quarter shooting from Kyle Korver (12 pts, 2-3 from deep, 5-6 from floor) proved that this team is more that a one trick pony. The Bulls will look to close the Pacers out on Saturday.
‘MOBBER OF THE NIGHT (MoN):Kyle “Hot Sauce” Korver 12 points, 2 dimes, 2 boards and a block in only 19 minutes. Clutch 4th quarter shooting again helped the Bulls turn a small deficit into a lead. HotSauce was extra spicy tonight hitting 3-4 from beyond the arc. Honorable mention goes out to Taj Gibson for playing his typical steady basketball. With Carlos Boozer again in foul trouble, Taj came in and finshied with 6 points, 5 boards and 2 blocks in just 21 minutes.
BM GAME WRAP: In another battle, The Bulls prevailed in the end. Carlos Boozer started the game hot (17 pts, 16 rebs), but it was Chi-Town’s finest, Derrick Rose (36 points, 6dimes, 8 boards, 2 steals) that helped seal the deal for the Bulls. The Bulls take the 2-0 series lead heading back Indiana on Thursday.
‘MOBBER OF THE NIGHT (MoN):Kyle “Hot Sauce” Korver for again hitting the huge clutch 3 late in this one. Korver finished with 5 points, 3 rebs, 2 dimes. not only hit the clutch 3 pointer, but shot 4-4 from Deep for the game! Honorable mention goes out to CJ “Quiet Storm” Watson for some solid defense and 7 points in only 8 minutes.
Video Highlights :: Saturday, April 16 :: Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers - Game #1
This one came down to the last minute but the Bulls outlasted the Pacers thanks to Derrick Rose’s MVP performance (39pts, 6 dimes, 6 boards, 1 steal and 3 blocks!). Joakim Noah (10 pts, 11 boards) and birthday boy Lu Deng (18pts, 10 boards) each had double-doubles.
Benchmob :: Saturday, April 16 :: Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers: Game 1
TITLE TRACKER :: Win 1 of 16 to Championship BENCHMOB TOTALS: 25 points, 13 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks.
BM GAME WRAP: The playoffs have officially started and the Bulls opened with a win. The upstart Indiana Pacers proved a tougher opponent then many expected. This series opened with physical play, but Derrick Rose (39 points, 6 Boards, 6 Dimes, 1 steal and 3 blocks!) overcame the pounding to lead the team. Joakim Noah played well with a double-double (10 points & 11 boards) and birthday boy Lu Deng posted a double-double (18 points & 10 boards) as well.
‘MOBBER OF THE NIGHT (MoN):Kyle “Hot Sauce” Korver for hitting the go-ahead 3-pointer with 48 seconds left on the dish from D.Rose. “Gimmie the hotsauce” as Korver not only hit the clutch 3 pointer, but shot 4-4 from Deep for the game! Honorable mention goes out to Kurt “Big Sexy” Thomas for his vertern presence, tough defense and solid effort (6points, 4 boards, 2 dimes and a steal).