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Raps18-19 Champ
04-08-2011, 10:12 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/fp/flashPollResultsState?sportIndex=nba&pollId=110345

Highest percentage is that they will lose in conference finals.

What about you guys? How far will the Bulls go?

I voted that they will lose in Conference Finals.

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 10:14 PM
I dunno, its a rhetorical question as far as I'm concerned. Since none of us can predict the future, it makes for a poor premise for a thread, don't you think?

ManRam
04-08-2011, 10:15 PM
I think they make it out of the East. I can't see them winning it all quite yet.

DROSE4MVP
04-08-2011, 10:17 PM
We're gonna get swept by Indiana in the first round and PSD will explode.

Raps18-19 Champ
04-08-2011, 10:20 PM
I dunno, its a rhetorical question as far as I'm concerned. Since none of us can predict the future, it makes for a poor premise for a thread, don't you think?

Not really.

It's a simple question on how you think they will do based on their play and potential matchups.


Don't have to be able to see the future to state a prediction.

ManRam
04-08-2011, 10:24 PM
Yeah...if we weren't into predictions and stating opinions, none of us would be here...

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 10:25 PM
Lose to the Heat in the ECF.

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 10:25 PM
anything can happen

Hustlenomics
04-08-2011, 10:26 PM
I just know they aren't making it out the East

adidas2307
04-08-2011, 10:30 PM
I just know they aren't making it out the East

Yes, you know that. :rolleyes:

THINKBLUE15
04-08-2011, 10:31 PM
They are definitely looking good. I don't think they will win the Championship, but they are going to give the Celtics, Heat, etc a run for their money out there in the East. Their time should come eventually.

Sportfan
04-08-2011, 10:32 PM
Meh,50% will vote for nba championship anyway

Ray_R
04-08-2011, 10:34 PM
**Homer Alert** Guess what I picked.

Draco
04-08-2011, 10:35 PM
no idea, i've been disconnected from bulls fandom most of this year and much of last.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:35 PM
I just know they aren't making it out the East

U still Mad about last night? It's ok :)

Crackadalic
04-08-2011, 10:35 PM
Imma go out of a limb and say they make it out of the east but lose in the finals

Chacarron
04-08-2011, 10:36 PM
They'll get to the Conference Finals at least because their defense is awesome.

Cano4prez
04-08-2011, 10:36 PM
I'm predicting ECF

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:37 PM
Imma go out of a limb and say they make it out of the east but lose in the finals

Thats what I voted. But I'll say that I won't be surprised if they win it all.

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-08-2011, 10:37 PM
Well the last time that someone won the MVP and the championship in the same season was when Duncan did it in 02-03. I see the Celtics making it out.

Hustlenomics
04-08-2011, 10:37 PM
U still Mad about last night? It's ok :)

No.
I've been saying the Celtics will make it out the East all year

Draco
04-08-2011, 10:39 PM
No.
I've been saying the Celtics will make it out the East all year

I don't know.. should have held on to Perkins who supposedly was a big reason they didn't win a chip last season.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:39 PM
No.
I've been saying the Celtics will make it out the East all year

You'd better hope they're just "coasting" right now like all you Celtics fans claim. Cuz if thats the same Celtics team that I saw in person last night that comes to play in the playoffs, then they won't even make it to the ECF.

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 10:40 PM
I predict...

this thread will reach 30 pages and it will be a huge flame war

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:41 PM
I don't know.. should have held on to Perkins who supposedly was a big reason they didn't win a chip last season.

I love how they're trying to play that fact off as if its not a big deal. They don't realize the hole Perkins left on that team. If they're expecting Shaq or J.O. to make a difference for them in the playoffs then they are very much being deceived.

Hustlenomics
04-08-2011, 10:43 PM
You'd better hope they're just "coasting" right now like all you Celtics fans claim. Cuz if thats the same Celtics team that I saw in person last night that comes to play in the playoffs, then they won't even make it to the ECF.

I forgot you guys got handed a championship trophy after last nights win?..no. Sorry the Celtics didn't go 82-0, they are still a proven team

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:44 PM
But I do think the Celtics will beat the Heat in round 2 simply because of depth.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:47 PM
I forgot you guys got handed a championship trophy after last nights win?..no. Sorry the Celtics didn't go 82-0, they are still a proven team

Who said we got handed a championship trophy? If you're trying to say the Celtics don't have a major concern going into the postseason, you are blind. I have a hard time believing they've just been "chilling" like Bosh would say, for the last month losing all those games.

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 10:51 PM
I predict...

this thread will reach 30 pages and it will be a huge flame war

Yup. Any one with half a brain knows that it's going to be Pacers-Grizzlies in the finals.

gotoHcarolina52
04-08-2011, 10:52 PM
The Bulls are a very good team. They have the potential to win it all. They may also lose in the conference semifinals. I say they lose to the Heat in the conference finals. But I have my biases.

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-08-2011, 10:53 PM
Going out on a limb here, I think it will be the Magic vs. Celtics in the ECF.

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 10:55 PM
Going out on a limb here, I think it will be the Bulls vs. Heat in the ECF.

Fixed

Raps18-19 Champ
04-08-2011, 10:55 PM
I predict...

this thread will reach 30 pages and it will be a huge flame war

If that's the case, get out so it only reaches 29 pages

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:56 PM
fixed

lol :D

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 10:57 PM
The Bulls are a very good team. They have the potential to win it all. They may also lose in the conference semifinals. I say they lose to the Heat in the conference finals. But I have my biases.

Best thing you've ever said. Heat fans finally growing brains.

gotoHcarolina52
04-08-2011, 10:58 PM
Going out on a limb here, I think it will be the Magic vs. Celtics in the ECF.


Pacers v. Sixers ECF

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-08-2011, 10:59 PM
Pacers v. Sixers ECF
David Stern has always been waiting for that Iggy vs. Granger match up.

h2r09
04-08-2011, 11:02 PM
im willing to make a bet to anyone that they dont make it out of the east. i could see them losing to howard if he gets hot enough, but probably in the ecf to the celtics or heat. they remind me way to much of both the 04-05 heat and the last few years cavs.

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 11:06 PM
David Stern has always been waiting for that Iggy vs. Granger match up.

Think about the ratings that game would get...OMG :drool:

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-08-2011, 11:08 PM
Think about the ratings that game would get...OMG :drool:

Especially from that Indiana market, that would boost the leagues product.:rolleyes:

Jewelz0376
04-08-2011, 11:14 PM
I predicted it would be La vs Mia in the finals and I still feel that way...so i think Chi will lose in ecf... It's rare that you see teams make a jump from 8th seed to nba champs or even conference champs...

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 11:16 PM
I predicted it would be La vs Mia in the finals and I still feel that way...so i think Chi will lose in ecf... It's rare that you see teams make a jump from 8th seed to nba champs or even conference champs...

Agreed. And no disrespect to the Bulls, but teams built offensively through only one player don't tend to win the finals. Ask Lebron.

h2r09
04-08-2011, 11:18 PM
i also think miami matches up really well with chicago defensively because wade can slow down rose and we wont get abused by a good sg. 3 very close games with the bulls will have almost 0 impact on the playoffs. miami is a team built for the playoffs both offensively and defensively. chicago isnt. they will win one in the next few years though

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:24 PM
i also think miami matches up really well with chicago defensively because wade can slow down rose and we wont get abused by a good sg. 3 very close games with the bulls will have almost 0 impact on the playoffs. miami is a team built for the playoffs both offensively and defensively. chicago isnt. they will win one in the next few years though

:ADL: (Almost Died Laughing)

bovice163
04-08-2011, 11:31 PM
Bulls lose in 7 to LA

theheatles
04-08-2011, 11:32 PM
polls from psd and espn show that PSD has a heavy bulls bias...i already knew that but this is just more evidence

justinnum1
04-08-2011, 11:33 PM
They will lose to the heat in the conference finals

SteBO
04-08-2011, 11:33 PM
I still see Lakers-Heat finals, so I'll go with CHI losing in the ECF, though it wouldn't surprise to see them make it to the big dance. I really do admire the team concept Thibs has instilled in that team, and they actually play defense. My only concern about them is that once teams pack the paint and adjust to what the Bulls do, who else besides Rose will consistently score for them? I see them having a hard scoring, but can still go to the NBA Finals, just because of their defense and Rose probable increased level of play. We'll see. Playoffs will be fun this year.

h2r09
04-08-2011, 11:35 PM
:ADL: (Almost Died Laughing)

ill be the one laughing when you realize that your team is done because you are the cavs from the last few years.

i think there is a big chance you lose to the magic in round 2 if they get some good play from turkoglu and richardson and nelson. rose cant shoot and he will have a much smaller chance of making those acrobatic layups against howard. go look at his 36% against the magic this year. that isnt a coincidence.

The heat have multiple scoring options and play great defense.

John Walls Era
04-08-2011, 11:35 PM
Lose to the Heat in the Conference finals. Before everyone tells me how they swept the Heat, remember that: 1) Lebron didn't play a game. 2) Bosh has the worst performance of the season. 3) THey lose the last game by 2 or somethign because the ref made a terrible call on Miller. All 3 of these cases were on 3 seperate occasions.

Bulls will be in the finals soon, just not this year.

northsider
04-08-2011, 11:36 PM
polls from psd and espn show that PSD has a heavy bulls bias...i already knew that but this is just more evidence

Although it is probably all Bulls fans that picked them to win the Championship it is just as much bias on people that are picking them to fail.

It really isn't crazy to think this team can win a championship and just cause people believe in their team and have a pretty damn good reason too doesn't make it the wrong pick.

What is the difference between a hater picking them to fail in the first rd and a homer picking them to win the championship.

I could understand if the Bulls weren't that good then yeah it would be silly but, IMO the Bulls are pretty damn good and going to a championship this year is not a far stretch.

They have a great bench, Good height down low, a good leader and offensive weapon in Rose who also can finish game and take them over, the number one defense, and a great coach.

I don't see the issue in thinking this team can win one now do I think we can win it all IDK only time will tell but, I like our chances allot.

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 11:36 PM
polls from psd and espn show that PSD has a heavy bulls bias...i already knew that but this is just more evidence

oh wah wah, let's hold each other and cry. What difference does it make, considering that Bulls fans have been proven right most of the time this season any way.

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 11:38 PM
polls from psd and espn show that PSD has a heavy bulls bias...i already knew that but this is just more evidence

And it's the same bias that the other fans have picked them to fail.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:39 PM
I love the super confidence of all the Heat fans in here :laugh:

You guys never fail to amuse me.

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 11:40 PM
ill be the one laughing when you realize that your team is done because you are the cavs from the last few years.

i think there is a big chance you lose to the magic in round 2 if they get some good play from turkoglu and richardson and nelson. rose cant shoot and he will have a much smaller chance of making those acrobatic layups against howard. go look at his 36% against the magic this year. that isnt a coincidence.

The heat have multiple scoring options and play great defense.

Bulls are the Cavs and Rose can't shoot.

Let's see how many more stupid things can be said in this thread before it ends

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:41 PM
And h2r09, please stop posting you're just making yourself look like a ******.."Bulls are last year's Cavs" :facepalm:

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 11:41 PM
I love the super confidence of all the Heat fans in here :laugh:

You guys never fail to amuse me.

I always said there's like 3 or 4 good heat fans in this forum, the rest are absolute imbeciles

northsider
04-08-2011, 11:41 PM
And it's the same bias that the other fans have picked them to fail.

God you are such a breath of fresh air. I pretty much just got done explaining that in my post. Their is no difference between a bias hater and a bias homer both make rash decisions based on their emotional attachments.

Only time will tell for us this year I like our chances but, the playoffs are a whole different story compared to the ref. season.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:41 PM
I almost forgot the "Rose can't shoot" part :laugh2:

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:43 PM
You all can keep your opinions. I'll stick to my Bulls over Celtics in ECF and lose to the Lakers in 6 in the Finals opinion.

DragonJaii
04-08-2011, 11:44 PM
Championship baby!

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 11:44 PM
for a fan base that lost all 3 games to us this season, theyre still awfully mouthy, aren't they?

oh but I forgot, regular season doesnt matter (when you get swept) and the refs helped us win and also we were just lucky

farren.louis
04-08-2011, 11:47 PM
They will loose in the second round to orlando

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 11:47 PM
for a fan base that lost all 3 games to us this season, theyre still awfully mouthy, aren't they?

oh but I forgot, regular season doesnt matter (when you get swept) and the refs helped us win and also we were just lucky

Mickey Arison has the money and the necessary cruise lines for a nice vacation for the refs...;)

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 11:48 PM
They will loose in the second round to orlando

lose...lose...

why do half the people in America think lose is spelled with two O's.

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 11:49 PM
lose...lose...

why do half the people in America think lose is spelled with two O's.

:laugh:

That pisses me off too!

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:50 PM
Mickey Arison has the money and the necessary cruise lines for a nice vacation for the refs...;)

Jerry Reinsdorf has more :)

marlinsfan24
04-08-2011, 11:51 PM
Jerry Reinsdorf has more :)

But Arison owns a cruise line..

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:52 PM
for a fan base that lost all 3 games to us this season, theyre still awfully mouthy, aren't they?

oh but I forgot, regular season doesnt matter (when you get swept) and the refs helped us win and also we were just lucky

I don't get it, first they say that, and then...

go look at his 36% against the magic this year. that isnt a coincidence.
they say something like that..


Am I the only one losing brain cells here? :confused:

RZZZA
04-08-2011, 11:53 PM
:laugh:

That pisses me off too!

:)

you're one of the 4 good ones

akagiredsuns
04-08-2011, 11:53 PM
I just know they aren't making it out the East

Wow! A Boston fan saying the Bulls aren't making it out of the East? Didn't see that coming. Worry about the Heat first cus that's likely your 2nd round foe. Bulls are gonna do the best they can to get to the Finals. I think they will. Boston could be in for trouble if they get the Knicks in the 1st round.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-08-2011, 11:54 PM
But Arison owns a cruise line..

Reinsdorf will buy one of his ships :)

What?
04-09-2011, 12:02 AM
I like the Bulls chances of coming out of the East but not so much win an NBA title I think the Lakers would win in 6 hard fought games.

Lakers fans though should hope that the Bulls or Celtics come out of the East. I like both of those teams chances against the Heat but clearly the Heat just matchup well against the Lakers for whatever reason but maybe that won't be the case in the playoffs.

The Lakers though I like against the Bulls and especially against the Celtics

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 12:19 AM
I always said there's like 3 or 4 good heat fans in this forum, the rest are absolute imbeciles

Well, it doesn't take a Mensan to realize the Miami Heat will likely advance further than the Chicago Bulls in this year's playoffs.

heatking
04-09-2011, 12:20 AM
2nd round exit.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-09-2011, 12:20 AM
Well, it doesn't take a Mensan to realize the Miami Heat will likely advance further than the Chicago Bulls in this year's playoffs.

Well, that brain growth of yours sure didn't last very long did it. I thought you were finally making progress :(

heatking
04-09-2011, 12:22 AM
:)

you're one of the 4 good ones

Thanks man.

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-09-2011, 12:23 AM
:laugh:

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 12:23 AM
Well, it doesn't take a Mensan to realize the Miami Heat will likely advance further than the Chicago Bulls in this year's playoffs.

of course Heat fans believe this, some fans you'd be if you didn't.

I have no problem with Heat fans showing confidence in their team. I do have a problem with people saying stupid and wrong things about my team though

heatking
04-09-2011, 12:28 AM
All ima say is u guys better start gibson ahead of boozer... The guy becomes a LIABILITY in the playoffs.

_KB24_
04-09-2011, 12:36 AM
I still can't help but think of them as the "Baby Bulls"...I think they go as far as coming out of the East, but something tells me that they will lose in semis....

D1JM
04-09-2011, 12:44 AM
homer pick

Bulls_fan90
04-09-2011, 12:57 AM
2nd round exit.

Wrong thread bro. This thread is about how far the Bulls advance NOT the Heatles. Have fun with boston :)

Bucs4eva
04-09-2011, 01:02 AM
Pacers upset Bulls, first round...book it

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-09-2011, 01:14 AM
I just know that after every Bulls playoff loss, there will a million "I told you so" threads in here by Heat fans. They always seem to worry more about our team than theirs. Thats when you know your team is doing something right :D

MJ-BULLS
04-09-2011, 01:20 AM
The Bulls have the talent and defense to get to the finals.

We have depth coming off our bench that can match up against anybody's bench. we have shown to be capable of beating anyone when we are clicking on all cylinders. I can see us winning a ship this year, but of course every other fan has a different say.

Chi City23
04-09-2011, 01:27 AM
2nd round exit.

I expected nothing less from you :laugh2:

MJ-BULLS
04-09-2011, 01:29 AM
I expected nothing less from you :laugh2:

Obvious troll. Just don't reply to him, you are simply feeding him.

ecorrea
04-09-2011, 01:58 AM
so we would prob face the magic in the 2nd round right? honestly im scared of the magic before i start thinkin about the heat or celtics...

magic, heat/celts, lakes/spurs is tough as hell imo

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 02:11 AM
They will lose to the heat in the conference finals


Lose to the Heat in the ECF


I just know they aren't making it out the East


:yawn: :no:

Come on guys you been doubting the Bulls all year. I remember hearing the Bulls weren't in the Heat or Celtics league and the Hawks might be better. Then when the Bulls beat the Heat, the excuse was well we didn't have Lebron and Celtics didn't have Garnett. Then the Bulls beat the Heat the next two games and then beatdown the Celtics last night. Heck since December 4th they are 11-0 vs the top teams in the East and West. The Bulls moved up from 3rd and all the way to clinching the 1st seed pretty easily. If they haven't earned your respect, well you guys are just being silly. But what should I expect, some of you guys are the same people who were saying the Magic were going to catch them for the 3rd seed too. Now I don't expect you guys to wanna believe the Bulls are better then your teams. But I think it's time too be quiet about the whole thing. Because how many times do you guys wanna be wrong about the Bulls this year?



Well the last time that someone won the MVP and the championship in the same season was when Duncan did it in 02-03. I see the Celtics making it out

Good luck with that projection.The NBA hasn't seen a MVP as young as Derrick Rose before either. He should be a senior in college right now, so obviously he's a pretty special player. So that changes things a bit in my book.



Sorry the Celtics didn't go 82-0, they are still a proven team

All they are is a proven team. Guess what, the Pistons were a proven team when the Celtics beat them in 07-08 too. They were a veteran team that won a title and returned to the finals again and lost in 7 games. Then were in the ECF almost every year after that. All proven means is they have done things before, but that doesn't mean they will do it again. Right now the Bulls do many of the same things the Celtics do offensivly. But are younger, play better defense, have more size and rebound a lot better. Your team was shelled shocked at what the Bulls did to them last night when they went out expecting to win and show they were still the top dog in the East.



Agreed. And no disrespect to the Bulls, but teams built offensively through only one player don't tend to win the finals. Ask Lebron

I disagree, when has Lebron had a 17 and 18 PPG scorer on his team? Who one was a former allstar and another who was a borderline allstar? Rose might be the star, but Deng/Boozer score the ball pretty well too. What's the difference from Kobe say scoring 25, Gasol scoring 18-19 and Odom 16-17? Compared to what the Bulls are doing? Rose gets much of the focus on him, but people forget he has guys like Boozer/Deng who have been 17-18 plus PPG guys in there careers with him. Not to mention a team filled with tons of good role players.


i think there is a big chance you lose to the magic in round 2 if they get some good play from turkoglu and richardson and nelson

Oh really, I guess you haven't watched the last two Bulls/Magic games. When guys like Deng totally shut down Hedo and Bogans/Brewer didn't allow Richardson to go off. See that's what the Bulls defense does to teams, it shuts down these guys and doesn't allow them to score. Now ask yourself this? Can Nelson shut down Rose? Can Hedo shut down Deng? Can Bass or Anderson shut down Boozer? Yes Dwight in the paint is gonna cause problems at times, but he can't do everything. My point is the Bulls have stud defenders to shut down a lot of the Magic second tier players, and big men in Noah, Thomas and Asik to contain Howard. Which is pretty obvious why the Bulls would be favored in that series.


Going out on a limb here, I think it will be the Magic vs. Celtics in the ECF.

Read above, Magic defenders can't stop top Bulls scorers, and Dwight can only do so much. Same goes on offense, Bulls defenders are gonna shut down guys like Richardson and Hedo and Dwight can only do so much. Plus the Bulls have the best combo of big men in the Heat to give Dwight problems now that Perkins is gone.


No.
I've been saying the Celtics will make it out the East all year


That's because you are a Celtics fan, it's not like you watched them play over the last few months and said this is a great team or one that can win it all. At least the rest of the NBA hasn't saw that for a while now.


My only concern about them is that once teams pack the paint and adjust to what the Bulls do, who else besides Rose will consistently score for them?

The guys who have all year? Look for some reason people think teams will figure out the Bulls come playoff time. But if there was some magic way to figure out this Bulls teams would have done it by now. Really the opposite is happening with the Bulls continuing to get better actually. There is no shutting down Derrick Rose, and the Bulls move the ball around very well and are a good passing team. So guys get a lot of easy shots at times, and plus both Boozer/Deng can take the ball to the basket or shoot mid range jump shots. Plus Noah will get his share of easy baskets still and guys like Gibson, Brewer, Watson and Thomas will get them some points off the bench. That said I think the Bulls are gonna need guys like Bogans and Korver to shoot well to get past the Heat or Celtics in ECF. Those guys will get their open looks and need to knock down shots. One last thing to keep in mind is the Bulls have a very smart defensive coach. Who knows how teams are going to try to shut down his teams offense and knows what they need to do and shouldn't do offesnivly.

BlinkManJan02
04-09-2011, 02:14 AM
I think they'll lose to Boston in the Eastern Conference Finals. Although I wouldn't be surprised at all if they won and went to the finals haha. As much as I don't like them, they deserve it. They went from barely making it into the playoffs last year to basically controlling the East this year. They're hot now, just in time for the playoffs.

The inexperience in the post season, compared to the other top teams in the East, is why I voted on them losing in the ECF. I'm sure others are considering that as well.

But, the Packers weren't very experienced in the post season..and look what happened!

Jewelz0376
04-09-2011, 02:15 AM
I'm curious if any non Bulls fan voted for them under "win nba championship"

Jonathan2323
04-09-2011, 02:20 AM
The Bulls will fail in either the ecf's or 2nd round if they Play the Magic. Their offense is going to struggle scoring points in playoff basketball, not in the 1st round but when they start playing the better defensive teams.

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 02:27 AM
All ima say is u guys better start gibson ahead of boozer... The guy becomes a LIABILITY in the playoffs.

No that would be silly, because the Bulls need his scoring and rebounding. One thing you need to realize is what the Jazz he had to guard the best big man. So when he was facing Gasol or Duncan or whoever he obviously didn't do well. Since Okur wasn't really a good defender either. But with the Bulls Noah is gonna be on Garnett, Howard and Bosh come playoff time. While Boozer will be guarding guys like Jermaine O'Neal, Glen Davis, Krstic, Joel Anthony, Erick Dampier or Ryan Anderson and Brandon Bass. Boozer will still out rebound those guys and most of those guys aren't gonna put up big offensive numbers up on him either. Plus the Bulls still have Taj to put in the game to get a little more defense at that spot as well.



so we would prob face the magic in the 2nd round right? honestly im scared of the magic before i start thinkin about the heat or celtics...

Yes and honestly there's nothing wrong with that. People should never overlook at of the top four teams in the East or West come playoff time. Because when that happens teams can get upset. Are the Bulls a better team then the Magic? Yes and the records and last two teams show that. But could the Magic easily beat them if they don't play good basketball in that series? Of course they could, so they need to play really well to get past the Magic as well.

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 02:31 AM
The Bulls will fail in either the ecf's or 2nd round if they Play the Magic. Their offense is going to struggle scoring points in playoff basketball, not in the 1st round but when they start playing the better defensive teams.

Weren't they able to score on those teams in the regular season? What's this magic formal that the Magic, Heat or Celtics will put on them come playoff time? Just because it's the playoffs doesn't mean the defenders on these teams will all of the sudden become better. None of those teams will stop Derrick Rose still. The Bulls will still move the ball around a ton, and Boozer/Deng will get their points. Along with Bogans/Korver open shots and guys like Gibson/Thomas/Noah will get their inside points still. You realize that your basically saying the same thing. As someone would tell a Heat fan how they could be beat. Which is shut down or contain one of Bosh,Wade and Lebron and you won the game? It's easier said then done, and if it could be done all the time, well it would have been done already. Also keep in mind that our coach Thibs has coached for the Celtics, then against the Heat, Cavs and Magic in the playoffs over the last three years. Don't you think he knows what is coming and how to prevent it? IMO the only team that can shut down the Bulls is the Bulls not playing good basketball. But in all the big games this year they have stepped up with great defense and scored all the points they needed to win. Come on even a bias Heat fan has to respect 11-0 against the Heat, Celtics, Magic, Spurs, Thunder, Lakers, and Mavs since early December. You think their lack of so called scoring would have hurt them in at least a few of those games against the elite teams right?

Lakerhead4ever
04-09-2011, 02:40 AM
as far as the lakers let them! lol jk. but forreal. they will lose in the finals

Lakerhead4ever
04-09-2011, 02:42 AM
I'm curious if any non Bulls fan voted for them under "win nba championship"

one thing is forsure, the bulls fans on psd are deep! kinda like the cavs were last yr lol

JiffyMix88
04-09-2011, 03:02 AM
No.
I've been saying the Celtics will make it out the East all year

ok i'd like to account bet you that we make it further than the celtics

redwhitenblue
04-09-2011, 03:03 AM
Hmm...



"Dwight's teammates suck, he's their only weapon, the rest of that team is horrible"


to...



"the Bulls will probably be upset by the Magic in the 2nd round"



Apparently Dwight's teammates aren't that bad if people actually believe that 2nd statement.

BradyIsTheMan12
04-09-2011, 03:14 AM
I still think that the Celtics will turn it on in the playoffs, but the Bulls continue to prove my preseason prediction of them wrong. I have the Bulls losing in the conference finals to the Celtics, but won't be surprised if they go all the way.

abe_froman
04-09-2011, 03:21 AM
i feel good about winning the east.orl looks blah and heat/celtics will face either physical philly or run all day ny before they meet each other,which will be a hard fought affair.so have two grueling rounds i think we'd look in good shape by comparison

but i dont like our chances against lakers,their size scares me. but i think we could beat spurs or dal if they come out of the west

Red222
04-09-2011, 03:36 AM
ECF atleast
The Lakers are our toughest test due to size Rose would need to be aggressive and get calls on Bynum and Gasol. Series goes 6 atleast.

FlashMacker
04-09-2011, 04:06 AM
They might go all the way. I'd say conference finals though

king4day
04-09-2011, 04:15 AM
NBA Champs. But I agree that LA will probably be their toughest test.

JiffyMix88
04-09-2011, 04:46 AM
Y is everyone sleeping on SA?!?!

flclfanman
04-09-2011, 06:40 AM
They should make it to the ECF, after seeing them beatdown Boston, they could very well win it all.

Champology
04-09-2011, 09:18 AM
The Bulls have ZERO comp in the east..Boston is old, Rose deep in Rondos head. Miami come on the don't have a "TEAM" one on one ball don't work all the time the offense looks like playground ball nice job Spo you work? They WILL win the east with ease. BUT will have comp in the west....D.ROSE is the difference NO one WEST or EAST can guard him and his supporting cast is the perfect fit. CHAMPIONSHIP

BcEuAbRsS
04-09-2011, 09:29 AM
The Bulls will fail in either the ecf's or 2nd round if they Play the Magic. Their offense is going to struggle scoring points in playoff basketball, not in the 1st round but when they start playing the better defensive teams.

Where to start...

Bulls offense is stastically better than the Heats, so that means they are gonna struggle too?

So the Bulls defense wouldnt give teams problems? I mean they are the best...

Antipod
04-09-2011, 09:49 AM
Finalist, beaten by LAL or SAS

JordansBulls
04-09-2011, 09:49 AM
Whatever series we have HCA in we will win. So at least the Finals and maybe losing to the Spurs. If we have HCA in the finals we will win it all.

mikealike305
04-09-2011, 09:56 AM
they lose in 7 to the heat in the ECF.

Dade County
04-09-2011, 09:57 AM
fanatic :
A person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal / a person with an obsessive interest in and enthusiasm for something, esp. an activity.

I am a realist, and I see things beyond what the media and Gov place in front of my face; fans are swayed by one espn report, or a yahoo article, or if the media focuses on one team/subject, fans will be brain washed into believing the media point of view ... etc.

Stern and his trickery can't put a veil over my eyes, when the playoffs begin, things will be placed back in order; stars will be stars and Superstars will dominate like they always do. They will be no an if or buts, and most of the NBA fans in america will cry and scream for a new cba after the finals are all said and done.

Missing56&33
04-09-2011, 09:58 AM
We're gonna get swept by Indiana in the first round and PSD will explode.

I think the Bulls will make it to the second round but I wouldn't be surprised if the Pacers knock them off. The Bulls are the #1seed in the east but its not like they are a dominate team like the 90's Bulls.

justinnum1
04-09-2011, 10:01 AM
Where to start...

Bulls offense is stastically better than the Heats, so that means they are gonna struggle too?

So the Bulls defense wouldnt give teams problems? I mean they are the best...

:bs: Thats a lie.

http://espn.go.com/nba/hollinger/teamstats

Champology
04-09-2011, 10:02 AM
I think the Bulls will make it to the second round but I wouldn't be surprised if the Pacers knock them off. The Bulls are the #1seed in the east but its not like they are a dominate team like the 90's Bulls.

Do you watch the NBA?

JB0B0
04-09-2011, 11:00 AM
Heat and Celtics fans are saying lose in ECF, Bulls fans saying lose in finals/win finals. Why am I not surprised?

marlinsfan24
04-09-2011, 11:10 AM
Heat and Celtics fans are saying lose in ECF, Bulls fans saying lose in finals/win finals. Why am I not surprised?

Exactly. Just let the damn playoffs play out themselves and enjoy watching them. Look at the pre-season predictions and how off most people were. Playoffs are going to do the same thing.

theheatles
04-09-2011, 11:29 AM
Although it is probably all Bulls fans that picked them to win the Championship it is just as much bias on people that are picking them to fail.

It really isn't crazy to think this team can win a championship and just cause people believe in their team and have a pretty damn good reason too doesn't make it the wrong pick.

What is the difference between a hater picking them to fail in the first rd and a homer picking them to win the championship.

I could understand if the Bulls weren't that good then yeah it would be silly but, IMO the Bulls are pretty damn good and going to a championship this year is not a far stretch.

They have a great bench, Good height down low, a good leader and offensive weapon in Rose who also can finish game and take them over, the number one defense, and a great coach.

I don't see the issue in thinking this team can win one now do I think we can win it all IDK only time will tell but, I like our chances allot.


And it's the same bias that the other fans have picked them to fail.




http://espn.go.com/sportsnation/polls poll 3 of 18

compare and contrast polls

i chose the bulls losing in the eastern conference finals because thats my opinion...and like i said all these polls are proving is psd is very bulls biased...the poll on espn has heavy majority of the bulls losing in the ecf but here it has the bulls winning it all...theres more homers than haters, if u think me voting bulls to lose in ecf is hating, then u have no idea what being hated on is like, heat fans probably have the best 1st hand knowledge of what its like to have their team hated on

knickerbockerny
04-09-2011, 11:31 AM
The Eastern conference is the toughest conference to predict, because the top 6 seeds have proven capable of beating one another. Match ups will determine how far the Bulls go.

Fritters54
04-09-2011, 11:38 AM
It's nice to know North Dakota and West Virginia know what's up.

Jonathan2323
04-09-2011, 11:46 AM
Where to start...

Bulls offense is stastically better than the Heats, so that means they are gonna struggle too?

So the Bulls defense wouldnt give teams problems? I mean they are the best...

HEAT ranked 8th in pts Bulls 20th.

HEAT ranked 2nd in FG% Bulls 16th.

So please tell what the Bulls do better in, assists.

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 12:06 PM
The Eastern conference is the toughest conference to predict, because the top 6 seeds have proven capable of beating one another. Match ups will determine how far the Bulls go.

:no: The top 3 seeds in the East are so elite they make seeds 4 thru 8 irrelevant.

jmcelligott92
04-09-2011, 12:21 PM
:no: The top 3 seeds in the east are so elite they make seeds 4 thru 8 irrelevant.

true!

eugene
04-09-2011, 12:25 PM
Really wish them all the best but it's too early yet for this team to win championship. They need an upgrade on SG position + some depth on the bench + some experience for their youth and next year, when Boston, SA and maybe LA will disappear from NBA best's map, they would be just a great fit to win it all :)

SoxBearsBulls!
04-09-2011, 01:11 PM
I think they make it out of the East. I can't see them winning it all quite yet.

This

I'm a diehard Bulls fan from way back to the Reggie Theus days and this Bulls team is legit but ultimately I see the Lakers winning it all in a tough Finals over my Bulls...

Lake_Show2416
04-09-2011, 01:32 PM
I see them losing to the Celtics in the conference finals

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 01:43 PM
nobody wants a Lakers vs Celtics finals. All tv's will be turned off, people would rather watch baseball and golf.

PurpleJesus28
04-09-2011, 01:48 PM
Really wish them all the best but it's too early yet for this team to win championship. They need an upgrade on SG position + some depth on the bench + some experience for their youth and next year, when Boston, SA and maybe LA will disappear from NBA best's map, they would be just a great fit to win it all :)

:eyebrow: agreed with just bout everything else you said, cept that. we have great depth and the Bench Mob has played great all year.

by locking up the top seed in the east i think we have a legitimate chance of making it to the finals. we're a superb team at home and our defense is crazy good. i dont doubt Rose will be able to carry a majority of the offensive load, need our support players to stay consistent though. lack of experience could hurt from the player standpoint, but this isnt Thibs first stroll round the park, he's been there before and im sure he'll keep our team focused. he knows what it takes to be successful in the playoffs and im sure he'll get our guys ready to go.

Purple&Gold24
04-09-2011, 01:48 PM
Who knows :shrug: maybe the ECF

DaBUU
04-09-2011, 01:52 PM
It really hard for a team to jump from a first round out to the NBA Championship. I want to win this year very badly, but I think the Lakers in 6 or 7 (although I did homer out and picked the Bulls in the poll). Then again, I've learned not to put anything past DRose.

ne3xchamps
04-09-2011, 02:14 PM
I don't know.. should have held on to Perkins who supposedly was a big reason they didn't win a chip last season.

the celtics weren't going to be able to get him long term. that's why he was moved, boston wanted to get something for him instead of losing him for nothing.

ne3xchamps
04-09-2011, 02:16 PM
nobody wants a Lakers vs Celtics finals. All tv's will be turned off, people would rather watch baseball and golf.

that's what the nba wants to see, and a good amount of fans. Its a classic rivalry so get over it.

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 02:18 PM
boo, its classic as in antique, as in tired.

literally any other match up would be more entertaining imo

redwhitenblue
04-09-2011, 02:18 PM
that's what the nba wants to see, and a good amount of fans. Its a classic rivalry so get over it.
A lot of non-Laker, non-Celtic fans are tired of that matchup though. It doesn't hold the same intrigue as the 80's

Avenged
04-09-2011, 02:19 PM
ECF at least. I don't think they'll win it all but with a defense like theirs, who knows?

ManRam
04-09-2011, 02:19 PM
I think Celtics/Lakers would get phenomenal ratings. It's not an antique.

Heat and Knicks might pull in a bigger crowd than Boston...but wouldn't be as good of a series. Don't think the Bulls have the huge NBA ratings drawing power quite yet.

h2r09
04-09-2011, 02:20 PM
i love how bulls fans say the heat fans are the ones who are so sensitive yet they are the ones who have like 5 different guys who have to have a rebuttle to every post in this thread that doesnt have them going to the championship and d rose scoring 95 ppg.

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 02:22 PM
I love how your handle is "h2r" and yet you expect us to take your posts seriously

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-09-2011, 02:22 PM
The Bulls fans saying no one will watch a Celtics vs. Lakers finals, then explain why it was the most watched Finals in ten years?

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 02:24 PM
"the Bulls fans"?

I'm the only person who said it, yet you start your sentence with "the Bulls fans".

redwhitenblue
04-09-2011, 02:25 PM
I think Celtics/Lakers would get phenomenal ratings. It's not an antique.

Heat and Knicks might pull in a bigger crowd than Boston...but wouldn't be as good of a series. Don't think the Bulls have the huge NBA ratings drawing power quite yet.
A team that already is selling out the stadium nearly every game before this season has enjoyed a 30% rise in television ratings this year as well. On the 20th anniversary of LAL-CHI, with Phil Jackson, etc. I think CHI-LAL provides a much bigger story and buzz than LAL-BOS

redwhitenblue
04-09-2011, 02:25 PM
The Bulls fans saying no one will watch a Celtics vs. Lakers finals, then explain why it was the most watched Finals in ten years?
No one said no one will watch it. They said the same finals each year loses interest

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 02:30 PM
No one said no one will watch it. They said the same finals each year loses interest

indeed. I don't mean to sound insulting to Lakers or Celtics fans, I just think any other match up would be fresher and more interesting.

Celtics vs Thunder

or Lakers vs Heat.


just, anything

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-09-2011, 02:30 PM
A team that already is selling out the stadium nearly every game before this season has enjoyed a 30% rise in television ratings this year as well. On the 20th anniversary of LAL-CHI, with Phil Jackson, etc. I think CHI-LAL provides a much bigger story and buzz than LAL-BOS

ABC probably wants in order
1. Heat vs. Lakers (Lebron vs. Kobe and David Stern has wanted that for a few years now)
2. Celtics vs. Lakers (Best rivalry in the NBA, best ratings ABC has for the NBA, and it will probably be the last time for a while these two teams face off in the Finals)
3. Bulls vs. Lakers (Two big markets, Phil Jackson vs. his old team)

D Roses Bulls
04-09-2011, 02:32 PM
I think Celtics/Lakers would get phenomenal ratings. It's not an antique.

Heat and Knicks might pull in a bigger crowd than Boston...but wouldn't be as good of a series. Don't think the Bulls have the huge NBA ratings drawing power quite yet.

:confused: do you know how many people are still left over fans from the jordan era from all over the world? plus, aren't the bulls one of the biggest draws on the road as well now? chicago is a top 3 market in the NBA for a reason.

Sportfan
04-09-2011, 02:33 PM
:no: The top 3 seeds in the East are so elite they make seeds 4 thru 8 irrelevant.
lol ok, keep sleeping the Magic and Knicks they could strike any time with an upset.

nobody wants a Lakers vs Celtics finals. All tv's will be turned off, people would rather watch baseball and golf.

:laugh: Obviously Bulls fans pissed about the Celtics beating them in the ECF won't want to watch a Celtic-Laker finals but the rest of the US will be into it again.
It doesn't matter if it's Lakers vs the Bulls, Heat, Celtics, or even the Pacers. Whichever series proves to be the closest and add the most excitement in the end will be the best.

That being said, Heat-Lakers would be the best finals for the NBA

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 02:54 PM
lol ok, keep sleeping the Magic and Knicks they could strike any time with an upset.

Magic yes, because they play defense and have mismatch in Dwight. The Bulls defense is better and the Magic defense won't be able to stop some of the Bulls players like Rose,Deng and probably Boozer. So the Bulls should win that series, but it won't be a easy series and the Bulls are going to have to play pretty well to win. The Knicks on the other hand, have no chance against the Bulls. You know why? The Knicks don't play defense or have much of a rebounder inside. So how do you think they are going to fair against the best defensive team in the NBA and one of the best rebounding teams in the NBA? Simply put the Bulls defense is gonna contain the Knicks offense and the Bulls will score at will on there defense and get a bunch of second chance shots. So if the Knicks could somehow get past both the Heat and Celtics, well Id love to see them in the ECF.

shizzle09
04-09-2011, 03:09 PM
lose in ECF

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 03:14 PM
HEAT ranked 8th in pts Bulls 20th.

HEAT ranked 2nd in FG% Bulls 16th.

So please tell what the Bulls do better in, assists.


Rankings is bad way to judge is a team is so better then another team offensivly. This season the Heat have done a lot better job racking up points on the bad or average teams then the Bulls have. Now how many have they scored on the Bulls or Celtics this year? Now please show me these games were the Bulls couldn't score enough against the elite teams to win? It hasn't happen in 4 months, so it's going to all of the sudden happen now? When it comes down to it there's still this number to look at as well

Bulls-7.3 point differential
Heat-7.1 point differential
Lakers-6.3 point differential
Spurs-6.0 point differential
Celtics-5.7 point differential
Magic-5.3 point differential

So yes the Bulls might not score 105-110 on a consistent basis. But they don't need too, because their defense is so good. That's not going to change in the playoffs, and it's only gonna get better with them focusing more. As the numbers show the Bulls still beat the teams they face by more points then anyone else in the NBA. Despite having only a average scoring offense according to the rankings. Come the playoffs they will still be able to score in the high 80s or 90s against the Heat, Magic and Celtics. But will they be able to score that many on the Bulls? Well I think they are going to struggle to do that.

Hustlenomics
04-09-2011, 03:14 PM
a Celtics vs Lakers finals again will make for a great storyline. Celtics getting their 18th championship over their biggest rivals. vs Kobe getting his 6th ring and fans of every team going crazy because he tied Jordan

Redbull
04-09-2011, 03:21 PM
IMO we will make it to the Finals but as a Bulls fan it's hard not to think that, if we do make it though we will have to beat 2 really good teams who knows maybe even 3 because the Pacers have talent.

Dade County
04-09-2011, 03:28 PM
ABC probably wants in order
1. Heat vs. Lakers (Lebron vs. Kobe and David Stern has wanted that for a few years now)

This Matchup has already been decided (but it would have been the Mavs, but C. Butler got hurt) A lot of haters and fans of the league are really going to be upset when their team face the HEAT this upcoming playoffs.
I'm just trying to warn people.



2. Celtics vs. Lakers (Best rivalry in the NBA, best ratings ABC has for the NBA, and it will probably be the last time for a while these two teams face off in the Finals)

I could of seen this match up happing again, but the Perkins trade, and Shaq would have to be healthy in the playoffs for them to make it out of the east.



3. Bulls vs. Lakers (Two big markets, Phil Jackson vs. his old team)

This is not happening.

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 03:37 PM
a Celtics vs Lakers finals again will make for a great storyline. Celtics getting their 18th championship over their biggest rivals. vs Kobe getting his 6th ring and fans of every team going crazy because he tied Jordan

Works both ways, If it's Bulls/Lakers. It's 20 year anniversary of that match up(and the Bulls first NBA title), but this time around it's Kobe vs Rose instead of Magic vs Jordan. But then you also have the Phil Jackson factor. Can the Bulls beat their former coach and possibly the greatest coach of all time in his last season? Can Phil end his career by beating the Bulls in the final? The team he lead to 6 Championships. Along with can Kobe get his 6th ring against Michael Jordan old team? See even more storylines then repeat of last year.

jp611
04-09-2011, 03:39 PM
Bulls have yet to lose more than 2 games in a row all season, and with the way they play defense, winning the championship is definitely not out of the picture

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 03:40 PM
This is not happening.

Y who's beating the Lakers? What's it Bulls vs Spurs or Thunder?

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 03:41 PM
Bulls vs Thunder would be a pretty decent storyline too imo


but really I would be entertained in a Thunder vs (whoever) match up

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 03:42 PM
Bulls have yet to lose more than 2 games in a row all season, and with the way they play defense, winning the championship is definitely not out of the picture


Yep and look at how many points they allowed to the Magic, Celtics and Heat in their last two games against each.


Magic
90
81

Heat
89
86

Celtics
79
81

For every fans who thinks the Bulls aren't gonna have enough offense come playoff time. I say worry about your own team having enough offense to score on the Bulls defense.

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-09-2011, 03:49 PM
Works both ways, If it's Bulls/Lakers. It's 20 year anniversary of that match up(and the Bulls first NBA title), but this time around it's Kobe vs Rose instead of Magic vs Jordan. But then you also have the Phil Jackson factor. Can the Bulls beat their former coach and possibly the greatest coach of all time in his last season? Can Phil end his career by beating the Bulls in the final? The team he lead to 6 Championships. Along with can Kobe get his 6th ring against Michael Jordan old team? See even more storylines then repeat of last year.

Truthfully I don't think anyone cares of it being the 20 year anniversary match up.

cubswin25
04-09-2011, 03:52 PM
Truthfully I don't think anyone cares of it being the 20 year anniversary match up.

Truthfully I don't think anybody cares about another Lakers/Celtics match up. It was cool in 07-08 and then the little rematch last year. But now it would be boring compared to Lakers vs Heat or Lakers vs Bulls. Since they are much fresher match ups. Especially with the Heat having Lebron/Wade and the Bulls having the MVP in Rose.

stawka
04-09-2011, 03:57 PM
I still think Boston gets out of the East this year and dying out next year -- and at that point, Chicago and Miami will battle for the East over the next few years. That's MY opinion, remember that (certain) Bulls fans

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-09-2011, 04:01 PM
Truthfully I don't think anybody cares about another Lakers/Celtics match up. It was cool in 07-08 and then the little rematch last year. But now it would be boring compared to Lakers vs Heat or Lakers vs Bulls. Since they are much fresher match ups.

Lakers/Celtics is always a great match up. The rivalry that started over fifty years ago. Every time they meet in the Finals it is legendary. They have had many memorable moments that are always different. It will always be cool because this will be the third time they have met in this era. The Lakers will try to tie the Celtics with the most championships or the Celtics will get a another championship and will be two up on the Lakers. Both teams always have multiple HOF players when they face off. It never gets old.

marlinsfan24
04-09-2011, 04:03 PM
Yep and look at how many points they allowed to the Magic, Celtics and Heat in their last two games against each.


Magic
90
81

Heat
89
86

Celtics
79
81

For every fans who thinks the Bulls aren't gonna have enough offense come playoff time. I say worry about your own team having enough offense to score on the Bulls defense.

You do realize that a 7-game series is different then facing a team over the course of a 82-game schedule right?

ManRam
04-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Bulls will have enough offense truly because they will have enough defense. Their record when they score less than 90 points this year is just amazing. They're 11-4 I think in such games, no other top team is above .500 I believe. Boston is close, but they've been under 90 FAR more times. Lakers, for reference sake, are 2-12 when they score under 90.

Best defense in the league...and that does help the offense a TON.

SteBO
04-09-2011, 04:20 PM
Bulls will have enough offense truly because they will have enough defense. Their record when they score less than 90 points this year is just amazing. They're 11-4 I think in such games, no other top team is above .500 I believe. Boston is close, but they've been under 90 FAR more times. Lakers, for reference sake, are 2-12 when they score under 90.

Best defense in the league...and that does help the offense a TON.
My only concern for them is who will score consistently enough against MIA or BOS once they figure out how to slow Derrick Rose. I don't think Boozer can be trusted, so the only one I'd say is Luol Deng, but he's a question mark in my opinion. I don't really know how good he is in the playoffs, for I haven't seen him enough in the playoffs. Maybe a Bulls fan could fill me in on how he performs.

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 04:23 PM
How will they figure out how to slow D.Rose, nobodys been able to do it all season, and not for lack of trying.

I have an idea of how to do it, basically stand under the hoop, wait till he drives, then knock him hard on his *** and hope he breaks a bone.

justinnum1
04-09-2011, 04:27 PM
I know one thing, rose will take a beating from howard in the 2nd round.

ManRam
04-09-2011, 04:29 PM
I think the good defensive teams can figure out some ways to slow Rose a little in a 7 game series...but he won't be stopped completely. Chicago just has a ton of depth, and their roll players are all pretty darn consistent. Deng can score. Boozer can score. And on any given night, a few other players will step up.

For sure, if they have a weakness, it is their offense. But I don't think it is a huge weakness. It's not like Boston has been a great offensive team this year. Miami has been inconsistent in the 4th and rarely gets anything from anyone outside the Big Three. Orlando is as inconsistent as it gets offensively. The Knicks have major 4th quarter woes...

I'd rather be as strong as they are defensively, and be a middle pack of the offense...than be a great offensive team and mediocre defensively...especially in these playoffs.

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 04:31 PM
I know one thing, rose will take a beating from howard in the 2nd round.

an injury to D.Rose is the thing I fear most. considering the way he plays, and considering some of the centers he'll have to go up against (Dwight, possibly Shaq, maybe Bynum) I really hope I'm worrying for nothing. Rose loves to leave his feet though and that means he's more likely to get injured.


knock on wood if you're a bulls fan

SteBO
04-09-2011, 04:32 PM
Bulls-Magic will be very interesting. I think ORL has a good chance in that series if they get past the Hawks. If ORL is hitting their three's and Gilbert Arenas wakes up, it'll be hard to stop them, especially with Dwight in the middle, who's had his way against the Bulls this year.

B'sCeltsPatsSox
04-09-2011, 04:34 PM
Bulls-Magic will be very interesting. I think ORL has a good chance in that series if they get past the Hawks. If ORL is hitting their three's and Gilbert Arenas wakes up, it'll be hard to stop them, especially with Dwight in the middle, who's had his way against the Bulls this year.

Yeah it seems like everyone is sleeping on the Magic's chances. They are a pretty good and experienced team.

Jewelz0376
04-09-2011, 04:34 PM
I'll admit if the Lakers do make it to the finals the team I'd rather them play Chi then Mia or Bos....

Bos has KG and Oneal for Pau and Bynum

Mia has Bosh who has played well against Pau...but the main problem is obviously Lebron and Wade

With Chi it would be pretty much Rose or bust... Because Boozer always struggles against LA's length and Artest matches up well with Deng..Kobe won't be challenged much on D (unless Korver is in)... Rose would need a monster series to win, which could happen with dfish on him, but still I'd rather have to just worry about Rose compared to say Mia...

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 04:35 PM
but aren't the bulls number 1 in the league at defending the 3pt shot?

and really, the magic haven't had their way with us. Very early in the season, yes, then they did their trade and we grew as a team and we managed to beat them twice since then.

Dwight is a big meany though and he's hurt Derrick before

Iggz53
04-09-2011, 04:35 PM
I see the Bulls making it out of the East and facing the Lakers.

SteBO
04-09-2011, 04:37 PM
but aren't the bulls number 1 in the league at defending the 3pt shot?

and really, the magic haven't had their way with us. Very early in the season, yes, then they did their trade and we grew as a team and we managed to beat them twice since then.

Dwight is a big meany though and he's hurt Derrick before
I didn't say the Magic team has, Dwight Howard has. They're a pretty good team, with more exerience than CHI, so I say the Magic have a good chance at winning that series.

ManRam
04-09-2011, 04:39 PM
Bulls-Magic will be very interesting. I think ORL has a good chance in that series if they get past the Hawks. If ORL is hitting their three's and Gilbert Arenas wakes up, it'll be hard to stop them, especially with Dwight in the middle, who's had his way against the Bulls this year.

I'm not terribly confident. We'd basically have to play at a level we haven't been playing at for a while to beat them. They handle Dwight very well...basically fouling and harassing him every time he gets the ball. The frustrated him more than basically any team I remember this season. We'll need Jameer to really be super-aggressive, and same with Hedo. They're basically the only two that can create or get past a defender.


And of all people, you mention Gil????

Yes, he had one good game, but that was a fluke. He just jacked a ton of threes, and got lucky most went in. He didn't show any signs of improvement in terms of being able to actually get around a defender or jump 6 inches off the ground...


JJ is almost healthy, that will help. Our bench has gone from huge advantage to extreme liability over the span of a few weeks since he went down.

Iggz53
04-09-2011, 04:41 PM
I didn't say the Magic team has, Dwight Howard has. They're a pretty good team, with more exerience than CHI, so I say the Magic have a good chance at winning that series.

I would say I'm worried more about the Heat and Magic than any other team in the playoffs (including Boston). Dwight does match up extremely well against us and will force us to play Asik or Kurt instead of Noah. And Miami has 2 guys that always turn it up in the playoffs. Whereas, against Boston, I think we match up extremely well.

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 04:41 PM
I see the Bulls making it out of the East and facing the Lakers.

True that. Bulls goin all the way, baby. All. The. Way.

SteBO
04-09-2011, 04:42 PM
I'm not terribly confident. We'd basically have to play at a level we haven't been playing at for a while to beat them. They handle Dwight very well...basically fouling and harassing him every time he gets the ball. The frustrated him more than basically any team I remember this season. We'll need Jameer to really be super-aggressive, and same with Hedo. They're basically the only two that can create or get past a defender.


And of all people, you mention Gil????

Yes, he had one good game, but that was a fluke. He just jacked a ton of threes, and got lucky most went in. He didn't show any signs of improvement in terms of being able to actually get around a defender or jump 6 inches off the ground...


JJ is almost healthy, that will help. Our bench has gone from huge advantage to extreme liability over the span of a few weeks since he went down.
:laugh2: That's why I said "if". Anything can happen, whether it will or not remains to be seen. They just need to hit their three's, otherwise, I think that series would end in 6 in favor of the Bulls. I just had to mention them, because I think they're being very overlooked.

SteBO
04-09-2011, 04:43 PM
True that. Bulls goin all the way, baby. All. The. Way.
:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh: Really dude? Your avy and sig?

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 04:43 PM
I worry about every team in the playoffs, i don't over look anyone

ManRam
04-09-2011, 04:47 PM
:laugh2: That's why I said "if". Anything can happen, whether it will or not remains to be seen. They just need to hit their three's, otherwise, I think that series would end in 6 in favor of the Bulls. I just had to mention them, because I think they're being very overlooked.

I honestly just don't think we'll be relying on him that much. Anything we get from him will be a plus...but I don't think he'll be making or breaking us :shrug:

Anderson and Redick IMO are more important for us off the bench. They're actually good. Redick's health is our biggest issue right now.

SteBO
04-09-2011, 04:49 PM
I honestly just don't think we'll be relying on him that much. Anything we get from him will be a plus...but I don't think he'll be making or breaking us :shrug:

Anderson and Redick IMO are more important for us off the bench. They're actually good. Redick's health is our biggest issue right now.
What's his status currently? I haven't seen him in a long time.

PurpleJesus28
04-09-2011, 04:54 PM
:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh: Really dude? Your avy and sig?

i was just thrown in a serious mind-**** when i saw that. RZZA did the same thing too. i dunno whats goin on, but i dont like it!

i came on here for a study break cause i was confused as hell with school, and now im even more confused.

ManRam
04-09-2011, 04:57 PM
What's his status currently? I haven't seen him in a long time.

He's about to start practicing. Might play the last game of the regular season...hopefully.

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 05:00 PM
i was just thrown in a serious mind-**** when i saw that. RZZA did the same thing too. i dunno whats goin on, but i dont like it!

i came on here for a study break cause i was confused as hell with school, and now im even more confused.

I'm a lover not a hater. I've been won over by Bulls fans everywhere. I'm officially a believer. Derrick Rose MVP. Bulls going all the way.

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 05:07 PM
I'm a lover not a hater. I've been won over by Bulls fans everywhere. I'm officially a believer. Derrick Rose MVP. Bulls going all the way.

Hell, let's forget all this competition and hating and all the nonsense. Everyone's a winner. Let's declare 29 co-champions this year. Even the Cavs can claim a piece of the pie. Hooray Dan Gilbert. Come get some.

You just want everyone to be a winner because you cant stand the fact that Derrick Rose is a loser and will lead his team to failure in the playoffs against the Heat.

Hell, he can be the weakest MVP winner ever, it doesn't matter because Lebron James is going to win MVP of the post season and Wade is going to win the playoff series against the bulls on a last second clutch jumper, right over the head of Derrick "Can't Defend" Rose.

Heat 2011 NBA champions

IamKaiserSoze
04-09-2011, 05:10 PM
wtf? has my world turned upside down?

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-09-2011, 05:14 PM
I'm a lover not a hater. I've been won over by Bulls fans everywhere. I'm officially a believer. Derrick Rose MVP. Bulls going all the way.


You just want everyone to be a winner because you cant stand the fact that Derrick Rose is a loser and will lead his team to failure in the playoffs against the Heat.

Hell, he can be the weakest MVP winner ever, it doesn't matter because Lebron James is going to win MVP of the post season and Wade is going to win the playoff series against the bulls on a last second clutch jumper, right over the head of Derrick "Can't Defend" Rose.

Heat 2011 NBA champions
WTFFF is going on here?!?? :laugh:

todu82
04-09-2011, 05:18 PM
I think they lose in the East finals.

theheatles
04-09-2011, 05:20 PM
You just want everyone to be a winner because you cant stand the fact that Derrick Rose is a loser and will lead his team to failure in the playoffs against the Heat.

Hell, he can be the weakest MVP winner ever, it doesn't matter because Lebron James is going to win MVP of the post season and Wade is going to win the playoff series against the bulls on a last second clutch jumper, right over the head of Derrick "Can't Defend" Rose.

Heat 2011 NBA champions

:clap:

Shammyguy3
04-09-2011, 05:21 PM
For anybody picking the Pacers winning more than 1 game against the Bulls is a hater.
For anybody picking the Magic beating the Bulls in a 7-game series is going out on a limb.
For anybody picking the Bulls to lose in the ECF is expected.
For anybody not picking the Bulls to win the Finals obviously doesn't know what they're talking about :)

jp611
04-09-2011, 05:23 PM
RZZZA did you lose a sig bet or something?

jp611
04-09-2011, 05:24 PM
And the Pacers will sweep the Bulls... cuz the Bulls is all hype and will CHOCK... book it

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-09-2011, 05:25 PM
It seems he and gotoHcarolina52 switched souls.

heyman321
04-09-2011, 05:29 PM
How will they figure out how to slow D.Rose, nobodys been able to do it all season, and not for lack of trying.

I have an idea of how to do it, basically stand under the hoop, wait till he drives, then knock him hard on his *** and hope he breaks a bone.

That's simple. Just have Robert Horry come out of retirement and tackle him into the side ads and then the Bulls will be doomed.

knicks4life33
04-09-2011, 05:31 PM
conference finals. they arent ready to make the leap to the finals yey

jp611
04-09-2011, 05:32 PM
conference finals. they arent ready to make the leap to the finals yey

Knicks are, Knicks win it all this season... book it

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 05:54 PM
You just want everyone to be a winner because you cant stand the fact that Derrick Rose is a loser and will lead his team to failure in the playoffs against the Heat.

Hell, he can be the weakest MVP winner ever, it doesn't matter because Lebron James is going to win MVP of the post season and Wade is going to win the playoff series against the bulls on a last second clutch jumper, right over the head of Derrick "Can't Defend" Rose.

Heat 2011 NBA champions


This is ridiculous. My blood is boiling right now having to hear all this nonsense.

Derrick Rose is a loser?



The same loser who has led his team to the best record in the East?
The loser who was gotten his team to seamlessly buy into Tom Thibodeau's defensive system after having to deal with Vinny del Negro's departure?
The loser whose talent lured perennial all-star Carlos Boozer to town?
The loser who has carried his team and the entire city of Chicago on his back and singlehandedly willed them to victory even when his teammates were falling like flies with injuries?
The loser who dropped 34, 26, and 27 against Miami on three separate occasions--and was the game's leading scorer on two separate occasions, outscoring both your heros LeBron "Please don't give me the ball in clutch time" James and Dwyane "Where's My Wheelchair?" Wade?
The same loser who was disappointed at the end of a one-point VICTORY against your Heat because he felt the game should never have been close?


Yeah, if a "loser" is someone with an inordinate amount of heart; someone whose will to win overcomes all; someone with the uncanny ability to lead his team through thick and thin; someone who's resilient, poised and graceful even when the world around him is collapsing; someone who isn't satisfied with one-point victories; someone who wants to inscribe his name in the book of greatness and who wants to do it the right way--by leading a team of men and not by fleeing adversity and taking the easy route to join a team of super friends. If that's your definition of a "loser," then so be it. Derrick Rose is the biggest loser I know.

But you and I know deep down inside that the only reason you call Derrick Rose a loser is because you hate the fact that he is so damn good. You hate the fact that the Bulls won the lottery in 2008 and left you with that beach bum Michael Beasley after you thought you had the lottery in the bag. All that tanking your Heat did couldn't save them. In the end, justice prevailed and all was right in the universe.

And then again, when LeBrick strolled into town this July to join your beloved Wade and his fugly stepsister Christina Bosh, you thought it all said and done. Right then and there you were convinced your Heat had clinched the next six, seven, eight titles. And so you partied, you partied like little girls party on Christmas day when they rush down to the Christmas tree and find that Santa has left them identical Cabbage Patch baking sets. You partied like the world was yours. And guess what? This season has showed you it isn't all fun and games. It isn't as easy as you thought it would be. And so now you hate those teams more successful than your own.

Well, if that's all you can do, then so be it. Hate all you want. Be mad. But you know what? While you sit there fantasizing about LeBrick being the finals MVP and Wade hitting clutch shots over Rose to defeat the Bulls, remember this: you still have the Knicks and Celtics to deal with. And you know what's funny? You're 2-5 against them. So good luck with that, hater. Good luck getting by the Knicks. LOL!

And while you're dealing with a seven game first round series and a seven game second round series (if you're lucky to make it that far), I'll be sitting here in my Chicago Bulls snuggie watching my Bulls run through the muck of the East. And I'll enjoy every second of it, because we've earned that #1 seed. We've earned home court advantage. We're sitting here with the pieces you all thought you were entitled to back in July but now find yourselves lacking. And come June, we might just be parading around with our seventh 'ship while you all in South Beach lament a first round exit.

So much for entitlement. So much for it being so easy. So much for all that "u mad?" nonsense. No one's mad anymore. We're all just quite glad, really. Glad to see all you fools making excuses and lamenting what could have been. And you? You're just sad. Sad that you couldn't back up all that talk. Sad to see your team going down--quite appropriately--in flames.

marlinsfan24
04-09-2011, 06:01 PM
This is ridiculous. My blood is boiling right now having to hear all this nonsense.

Derrick Rose is a loser?



The same loser who has led his team to the best record in the East?
The loser who was gotten his team to seamlessly buy into Tom Thibodeau's defensive system after having to deal with Vinny del Negro's departure?
The loser whose talent lured perennial all-star Carlos Boozer to town?
The loser who has carried his team and the entire city of Chicago on his back and singlehandedly willed them to victory even when his teammates were falling like flies with injuries?
The loser who dropped 34, 26, and 27 against Miami on three separate occasions--and was the game's leading scorer on two separate occasions, outscoring both your heros LeBron "Please don't give me the ball in clutch time" James and Dwyane "Where's My Wheelchair?" Wade?
The same loser who was disappointed at the end of a one-point VICTORY against your Heat because he felt the game should never have been close?


Yeah, if a "loser" is someone with an inordinate amount of heart; someone whose will to win overcomes all; someone with the uncanny ability to lead his team through thick and thin; someone who's resilient, poised and graceful even when the world around him is collapsing; someone who isn't satisfied with one-point victories; someone who wants to inscribe his name in the book of greatness and who wants to do it the right way--by leading a team of men and not by fleeing adversity and taking the easy route to join a team of super friends. If that's your definition of a "loser," then so be it. Derrick Rose is the biggest loser I know.

But you and I know deep down inside that the only reason you call Derrick Rose a loser is because you hate the fact that he is so damn good. You hate the fact that the Bulls won the lottery in 2008 and left you with that beach bum Michael Beasley after you thought you had the lottery in the bag. All that tanking your Heat did couldn't save them. In the end, justice prevailed and all was right in the universe.

And then again, when LeBrick strolled into town this July to join your beloved Wade and his fugly stepsister Christina Bosh, you thought it all said and done. Right then and there you were convinced your Heat had clinched the next six, seven, eight titles. And so you partied, you partied like little girls party on Christmas day when they rush down to the Christmas tree and find that Santa has left them identical Cabbage Patch baking sets. You partied like the world was yours. And guess what? This season has showed you it isn't all fun and games. It isn't as easy as you thought it would be. And so now you hate those teams more successful than your own.

Well, if that's all you can do, then so be it. Hate all you want. Be mad. But you know what? While you sit there fantasizing about LeBrick being the finals MVP and Wade hitting clutch shots over Rose to defeat the Bulls, remember this: you still have the Knicks and Celtics to deal with. And you know what's funny? You're 2-5 against them. So good luck with that, hater. Good luck getting by the Knicks. LOL!

And while you're dealing with a seven game first round series and a seven game second round series (if you're lucky to make it that far), I'll be sitting here in my Chicago Bulls snuggie watching my Bulls run through the muck of the East. And I'll enjoy every second of it, because we've earned that #1 seed. We've earned home court advantage. We're sitting here with the pieces you all thought you were entitled to back in July but now find yourselves lacking. And come June, we might just be parading around with our seventh 'ship while you all in South Beach lament a first round exit.

So much for entitlement. So much for it being so easy. So much for all that "u mad?" nonsense. No one's mad anymore. We're all just quite glad, really. Glad to see all you fools making excuses and lamenting what could have been. And you? You're just sad. Sad that you couldn't back up all that talk. Sad to see your team going down--quite appropriately--in flames.

:laugh: :laugh:
:laugh: :laugh:
:laugh: :laugh:

PurpleJesus28
04-09-2011, 06:04 PM
This is ridiculous. My blood is boiling right now having to hear all this nonsense.

Derrick Rose is a loser?



The same loser who has led his team to the best record in the East?
The loser who was gotten his team to seamlessly buy into Tom Thibodeau's defensive system after having to deal with Vinny del Negro's departure?
The loser whose talent lured perennial all-star Carlos Boozer to town?
The loser who has carried his team and the entire city of Chicago on his back and singlehandedly willed them to victory even when his teammates were falling like flies with injuries?
The loser who dropped 34, 26, and 27 against Miami on three separate occasions--and was the game's leading scorer on two separate occasions, outscoring both your heros LeBron "Please don't give me the ball in clutch time" James and Dwyane "Where's My Wheelchair?" Wade?
The same loser who was disappointed at the end of a one-point VICTORY against your Heat because he felt the game should never have been close?


Yeah, if a "loser" is someone with an inordinate amount of heart; someone whose will to win overcomes all; someone with the uncanny ability to lead his team through thick and thin; someone who's resilient, poised and graceful even when the world around him is collapsing; someone who isn't satisfied with one-point victories; someone who wants to inscribe his name in the book of greatness and who wants to do it the right way--by leading a team of men and not by fleeing adversity and taking the easy route to join a team of super friends. If that's your definition of a "loser," then so be it. Derrick Rose is the biggest loser I know.

But you and I know deep down inside that the only reason you call Derrick Rose a loser is because you hate the fact that he is so damn good. You hate the fact that the Bulls won the lottery in 2008 and left you with that beach bum Michael Beasley after you thought you had the lottery in the bag. All that tanking your Heat did couldn't save them. In the end, justice prevailed and all was right in the universe.

And then again, when LeBrick strolled into town this July to join your beloved Wade and his fugly stepsister Christina Bosh, you thought it all said and done. Right then and there you were convinced your Heat had clinched the next six, seven, eight titles. And so you partied, you partied like little girls party on Christmas day when they rush down to the Christmas tree and find that Santa has left them identical Cabbage Patch baking sets. You partied like the world was yours. And guess what? This season has showed you it isn't all fun and games. It isn't as easy as you thought it would be. And so now you hate those teams more successful than your own.

Well, if that's all you can do, then so be it. Hate all you want. Be mad. But you know what? While you sit there fantasizing about LeBrick being the finals MVP and Wade hitting clutch shots over Rose to defeat the Bulls, remember this: you still have the Knicks and Celtics to deal with. And you know what's funny? You're 2-5 against them. So good luck with that, hater. Good luck getting by the Knicks. LOL!

And while you're dealing with a seven game first round series and a seven game second round series (if you're lucky to make it that far), I'll be sitting here in my Chicago Bulls snuggie watching my Bulls run through the muck of the East. And I'll enjoy every second of it, because we've earned that #1 seed. We've earned home court advantage. We're sitting here with the pieces you all thought you were entitled to back in July but now find yourselves lacking. And come June, we might just be parading around with our seventh 'ship while you all in South Beach lament a first round exit.

So much for entitlement. So much for it being so easy. So much for all that "u mad?" nonsense. No one's mad anymore. We're all just quite glad, really. Glad to see all you fools making excuses and lamenting what could have been. And you? You're just sad. Sad that you couldn't back up all that talk. Sad to see your team going down--quite appropriately--in flames.

damn, that was actually very well written and enjoyable to read, and not just because you were supporting the bulls.

i dunno what the hells going on anymore and i'm thoroughly confused.

jp611
04-09-2011, 06:07 PM
That was pure awesomeness Hcarolina :laugh2:

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 06:08 PM
well all i know is that the heat are going to go to the finals.... lol and i understand the bulls see read profile pic that they copied from us thats ok but i just saw a bulls fan with a playoffs banner come on bro ur going to copy that too wow just wow lol

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-09-2011, 06:11 PM
This is ridiculous. My blood is boiling right now having to hear all this nonsense.

Derrick Rose is a loser?



The same loser who has led his team to the best record in the East?
The loser who was gotten his team to seamlessly buy into Tom Thibodeau's defensive system after having to deal with Vinny del Negro's departure?
The loser whose talent lured perennial all-star Carlos Boozer to town?
The loser who has carried his team and the entire city of Chicago on his back and singlehandedly willed them to victory even when his teammates were falling like flies with injuries?
The loser who dropped 34, 26, and 27 against Miami on three separate occasions--and was the game's leading scorer on two separate occasions, outscoring both your heros LeBron "Please don't give me the ball in clutch time" James and Dwyane "Where's My Wheelchair?" Wade?
The same loser who was disappointed at the end of a one-point VICTORY against your Heat because he felt the game should never have been close?


Yeah, if a "loser" is someone with an inordinate amount of heart; someone whose will to win overcomes all; someone with the uncanny ability to lead his team through thick and thin; someone who's resilient, poised and graceful even when the world around him is collapsing; someone who isn't satisfied with one-point victories; someone who wants to inscribe his name in the book of greatness and who wants to do it the right way--by leading a team of men and not by fleeing adversity and taking the easy route to join a team of super friends. If that's your definition of a "loser," then so be it. Derrick Rose is the biggest loser I know.

But you and I know deep down inside that the only reason you call Derrick Rose a loser is because you hate the fact that he is so damn good. You hate the fact that the Bulls won the lottery in 2008 and left you with that beach bum Michael Beasley after you thought you had the lottery in the bag. All that tanking your Heat did couldn't save them. In the end, justice prevailed and all was right in the universe.

And then again, when LeBrick strolled into town this July to join your beloved Wade and his fugly stepsister Christina Bosh, you thought it all said and done. Right then and there you were convinced your Heat had clinched the next six, seven, eight titles. And so you partied, you partied like little girls party on Christmas day when they rush down to the Christmas tree and find that Santa has left them identical Cabbage Patch baking sets. You partied like the world was yours. And guess what? This season has showed you it isn't all fun and games. It isn't as easy as you thought it would be. And so now you hate those teams more successful than your own.

Well, if that's all you can do, then so be it. Hate all you want. Be mad. But you know what? While you sit there fantasizing about LeBrick being the finals MVP and Wade hitting clutch shots over Rose to defeat the Bulls, remember this: you still have the Knicks and Celtics to deal with. And you know what's funny? You're 2-5 against them. So good luck with that, hater. Good luck getting by the Knicks. LOL!

And while you're dealing with a seven game first round series and a seven game second round series (if you're lucky to make it that far), I'll be sitting here in my Chicago Bulls snuggie watching my Bulls run through the muck of the East. And I'll enjoy every second of it, because we've earned that #1 seed. We've earned home court advantage. We're sitting here with the pieces you all thought you were entitled to back in July but now find yourselves lacking. And come June, we might just be parading around with our seventh 'ship while you all in South Beach lament a first round exit.

So much for entitlement. So much for it being so easy. So much for all that "u mad?" nonsense. No one's mad anymore. We're all just quite glad, really. Glad to see all you fools making excuses and lamenting what could have been. And you? You're just sad. Sad that you couldn't back up all that talk. Sad to see your team going down--quite appropriately--in flames.

Post of the Year :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

jp611
04-09-2011, 06:12 PM
well all i know is that the heat are going to go to the finals.... lol and i understand the bulls see read profile pic that they copied from us thats ok but i just saw a bulls fan with a playoffs banner come on bro ur going to copy that too wow just wow lol

The Bulls have been doing the See Red campaign for 3 years now, so no we didnt copy anything :laugh2:

ChI_ShIzzLe
04-09-2011, 06:13 PM
well all i know is that the heat are going to go to the finals.... lol and i understand the bulls see read profile pic that they copied from us thats ok but i just saw a bulls fan with a playoffs banner come on bro ur going to copy that too wow just wow lol

Just like you knew they'd run circles around the Celtics and Bulls in the regular season...instead going 0 for 6 so far. Ok.

And we have playoff sigs and avatars every year, if anything yall copied us since this season theres been a sudden influx of Heat fans everywhere.

Chi StateOfMind
04-09-2011, 06:15 PM
i say they lose in the finals

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 06:17 PM
This is ridiculous. My blood is boiling right now having to hear all this nonsense.

Derrick Rose is a loser?



The same loser who has led his team to the best record in the East?
The loser who was gotten his team to seamlessly buy into Tom Thibodeau's defensive system after having to deal with Vinny del Negro's departure?
The loser whose talent lured perennial all-star Carlos Boozer to town?
The loser who has carried his team and the entire city of Chicago on his back and singlehandedly willed them to victory even when his teammates were falling like flies with injuries?
The loser who dropped 34, 26, and 27 against Miami on three separate occasions--and was the game's leading scorer on two separate occasions, outscoring both your heros LeBron "Please don't give me the ball in clutch time" James and Dwyane "Where's My Wheelchair?" Wade?
The same loser who was disappointed at the end of a one-point VICTORY against your Heat because he felt the game should never have been close?


Yeah, if a "loser" is someone with an inordinate amount of heart; someone whose will to win overcomes all; someone with the uncanny ability to lead his team through thick and thin; someone who's resilient, poised and graceful even when the world around him is collapsing; someone who isn't satisfied with one-point victories; someone who wants to inscribe his name in the book of greatness and who wants to do it the right way--by leading a team of men and not by fleeing adversity and taking the easy route to join a team of super friends. If that's your definition of a "loser," then so be it. Derrick Rose is the biggest loser I know.

But you and I know deep down inside that the only reason you call Derrick Rose a loser is because you hate the fact that he is so damn good. You hate the fact that the Bulls won the lottery in 2008 and left you with that beach bum Michael Beasley after you thought you had the lottery in the bag. All that tanking your Heat did couldn't save them. In the end, justice prevailed and all was right in the universe.

And then again, when LeBrick strolled into town this July to join your beloved Wade and his fugly stepsister Christina Bosh, you thought it all said and done. Right then and there you were convinced your Heat had clinched the next six, seven, eight titles. And so you partied, you partied like little girls party on Christmas day when they rush down to the Christmas tree and find that Santa has left them identical Cabbage Patch baking sets. You partied like the world was yours. And guess what? This season has showed you it isn't all fun and games. It isn't as easy as you thought it would be. And so now you hate those teams more successful than your own.

Well, if that's all you can do, then so be it. Hate all you want. Be mad. But you know what? While you sit there fantasizing about LeBrick being the finals MVP and Wade hitting clutch shots over Rose to defeat the Bulls, remember this: you still have the Knicks and Celtics to deal with. And you know what's funny? You're 2-5 against them. So good luck with that, hater. Good luck getting by the Knicks. LOL!

And while you're dealing with a seven game first round series and a seven game second round series (if you're lucky to make it that far), I'll be sitting here in my Chicago Bulls snuggie watching my Bulls run through the muck of the East. And I'll enjoy every second of it, because we've earned that #1 seed. We've earned home court advantage. We're sitting here with the pieces you all thought you were entitled to back in July but now find yourselves lacking. And come June, we might just be parading around with our seventh 'ship while you all in South Beach lament a first round exit.

So much for entitlement. So much for it being so easy. So much for all that "u mad?" nonsense. No one's mad anymore. We're all just quite glad, really. Glad to see all you fools making excuses and lamenting what could have been. And you? You're just sad. Sad that you couldn't back up all that talk. Sad to see your team going down--quite appropriately--in flames.

wow bro u say this and then u go and support the heat in the heat forum wow bro what a double face lol wowwwwwwwwwww

Chi StateOfMind
04-09-2011, 06:19 PM
stop responding to the LOSER heat fan thats what he wants let him think there gunna win and when they dont......:ghost:

jp611
04-09-2011, 06:20 PM
wow bro u say this and then u go and support the heat in the heat forum wow bro what a double face lol wowwwwwwwwwww

i hope you're being sarcastic lol

Shammyguy3
04-09-2011, 06:20 PM
The Bulls have HCA. Does anybody think that the Celtics/Heat can win a game in Chicago and then proceed to not lose a game in Boston/Miami? The Bulls have the 2nd best road record in the East (behind only Miami).

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 06:20 PM
The Bulls have been doing the See Red campaign for 3 years now, so no we didnt copy anything :laugh2:

and weve been doing white hot and black is back playoffs for ever dude... any way whatever our sign is way better...... lol

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 06:24 PM
i hope you're being sarcastic lol

nooo lol i see him in the heat forum all the time lol

PurpleJesus28
04-09-2011, 06:28 PM
k this may just be me, but can a heat fan explain the "White Hot Heat" thing? i dont get it, white's not one of your teams colors, doesn't make sense to me. and why does Bron have a beam of light emitting from the center of his forehead in your sigs? i laugh every time i see that.

jp611
04-09-2011, 06:31 PM
and weve been doing white hot and black is back playoffs for ever dude... any way whatever our sign is way better...... lol

Cool story bro, and we did it in memory of Johnny "Red" Kerr after he passed away that season


nooo lol i see him in the heat forum all the time lol

:laugh:

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 06:31 PM
k this may just be me, but can a heat fan explain the "White Hot Heat" thing? i dont get it, white's not one of your teams colors, doesn't make sense to me. and why does Bron have a beam of light emitting from the center of his forehead in your sigs? i laugh every time i see that.

This all started back in 2006:


The Miami HEAT announced today the formal unveiling of their 2006 playoff promotional campaign – White Hot. White Hot HEAT is the scientific term when a substance reaches it hottest temperature and glows with a bright white light. Webster’s II New Riverside Dictionary also adds the definition, “A state of intense emotion.” The concept behind White Hot is to establish the color White as a community-wide rallying point; something everyone in South Florida can get behind and participate in. White will not only be the color fans wear to the game, it will become a recognizable symbol of support for the HEAT in all daily activities.

“When a flame burns its brightest…When the intensity is at its peak…That’s White Hot!” In preparation for the start of the playoffs, the HEAT, its corporate partners and local municipalities have outlined numerous activities designed to energize South Florida and get everyone intense for the playoffs.

This year's press release:


MIAMI April 8th – The Miami HEAT announced today the formal unveiling of its 2011 NBA Playoffs promotional campaign: White Hot: The 2011 HEAT Playoffs presented by Miccosukee Resort & Gaming. White Hot: The 2011 HEAT Playoffs re-establishes the color white as the focal point for all playoff-related activities. The color white will serve as a community-wide rallying point; something everyone in South Florida can get behind and participate in. White will not only be the color fans wear to the game, it will become a recognizable symbol of support for the HEAT in all daily activities.

“We’ve revived the White Hot theme because it’s such an integral part of Miami HEAT history,” said Eric Woolworth, President of The HEAT Group’s Business Operations. “The 2010-11 season has also been an historical season and with the level of intensity expected to increase during the playoffs, a return to White Hot is exactly what HEAT fans have been clamoring for.”

The HEAT has revolutionized the use of color schemes in the playoffs. In 2004, Black was introduced in the “Back in Black” playoffs. The next season, HEAT fans proved they were “red-dy” for its 2005 playoff campaign, “The Red Zone.” During the HEAT’s championship and championship-defense seasons (2005-06; 2006-07), South Florida felt “the heat of a flame burning at its highest intensity” in the “White Hot” playoffs. And “Black was Back” in both 2008-09 and 2009-10 playoff runs.

The AmericanAirlines Arena and the surrounding area will undergo a White Hot transformation. White Hot playoff partner, Kumho Tires will help the HEAT “Drive to the Championship” through an integrated promotion which will feature highly visible elements on the front exterior of the Arena. Sixteen palm trees will be wrapped in white fabric. Additionally, each tree will have a tire graphic and number affixed to it representing a countdown of the games needed to win the 2011 NBA Championship. Fans that text the word DRIVE to 77577 will be entered to win a pair of playoff tickets.
Other White Hot graphical elements will be installed on Thursday, April 14, from approximately 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., including the following:



White Arena Seat Covers
Miami HEAT Player Banners (N.E. 8th Street and HEAT Street)
Miami Hoops Gear Store White Hot Changeover
P2 Parking Garage Gate Arms
P1 and P2 Parking Booths
8th Street Banner

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 06:34 PM
i hope you're being sarcastic lol


k this may just be me, but can a heat fan explain the "White Hot Heat" thing? i dont get it, white's not one of your teams colors, doesn't make sense to me. and why does Bron have a beam of light emitting from the center of his forehead in your sigs? i laugh every time i see that.

yoo bro in 2006 we had the white hot ''THING''...... and to explain it we have white home uniforms and when we are home in the playoffs and we have white hot we all put on white t shirts and go to the games got it dude lol and cause we are the HEAT we call it WHITE HOT got it lol........... AND THX gotoHcarolina52 after talking crap about the heat know u defend the white hot lol wowwwww

mjt20mik
04-09-2011, 06:50 PM
ECF for sure. I'm not sure if they have enough playoff experience to go further.

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 07:07 PM
:laugh::laugh:

What's so funny? The Heat's record against elite teams?

I wouldn't be laughing if I were you, the Celtics visit South Beach tomorrow, and we all know what happened last time they did so:

http://twitter.com/paulpierce34/status/2952667827539968

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 07:10 PM
What's so funny? The Heat's record against elite teams?

I wouldn't be laughing if I were you, the Celtics visit South Beach tomorrow, and we all know what happened last time they did so:

http://twitter.com/paulpierce34/status/2952667827539968

ja ja ja ja wowwwwww...

redwhitenblue
04-09-2011, 07:11 PM
Still no explanation from anyone about saying the Magic can upset the Bulls when all people have done for months is bash the Magic team surrounding Dwight and saying how much better the rest of the Bulls are.

LayZbone
04-09-2011, 07:12 PM
Lose to the Heat in the ECF.

this

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 07:13 PM
This is ridiculous. My blood is boiling right now having to hear all this nonsense.

Derrick Rose is a loser?



The same loser who has led his team to the best record in the East?
The loser who was gotten his team to seamlessly buy into Tom Thibodeau's defensive system after having to deal with Vinny del Negro's departure?
The loser whose talent lured perennial all-star Carlos Boozer to town?
The loser who has carried his team and the entire city of Chicago on his back and singlehandedly willed them to victory even when his teammates were falling like flies with injuries?
The loser who dropped 34, 26, and 27 against Miami on three separate occasions--and was the game's leading scorer on two separate occasions, outscoring both your heros LeBron "Please don't give me the ball in clutch time" James and Dwyane "Where's My Wheelchair?" Wade?
The same loser who was disappointed at the end of a one-point VICTORY against your Heat because he felt the game should never have been close?


Yeah, if a "loser" is someone with an inordinate amount of heart; someone whose will to win overcomes all; someone with the uncanny ability to lead his team through thick and thin; someone who's resilient, poised and graceful even when the world around him is collapsing; someone who isn't satisfied with one-point victories; someone who wants to inscribe his name in the book of greatness and who wants to do it the right way--by leading a team of men and not by fleeing adversity and taking the easy route to join a team of super friends. If that's your definition of a "loser," then so be it. Derrick Rose is the biggest loser I know.

But you and I know deep down inside that the only reason you call Derrick Rose a loser is because you hate the fact that he is so damn good. You hate the fact that the Bulls won the lottery in 2008 and left you with that beach bum Michael Beasley after you thought you had the lottery in the bag. All that tanking your Heat did couldn't save them. In the end, justice prevailed and all was right in the universe.

And then again, when LeBrick strolled into town this July to join your beloved Wade and his fugly stepsister Christina Bosh, you thought it all said and done. Right then and there you were convinced your Heat had clinched the next six, seven, eight titles. And so you partied, you partied like little girls party on Christmas day when they rush down to the Christmas tree and find that Santa has left them identical Cabbage Patch baking sets. You partied like the world was yours. And guess what? This season has showed you it isn't all fun and games. It isn't as easy as you thought it would be. And so now you hate those teams more successful than your own.

Well, if that's all you can do, then so be it. Hate all you want. Be mad. But you know what? While you sit there fantasizing about LeBrick being the finals MVP and Wade hitting clutch shots over Rose to defeat the Bulls, remember this: you still have the Knicks and Celtics to deal with. And you know what's funny? You're 2-5 against them. So good luck with that, hater. Good luck getting by the Knicks. LOL!

And while you're dealing with a seven game first round series and a seven game second round series (if you're lucky to make it that far), I'll be sitting here in my Chicago Bulls snuggie watching my Bulls run through the muck of the East. And I'll enjoy every second of it, because we've earned that #1 seed. We've earned home court advantage. We're sitting here with the pieces you all thought you were entitled to back in July but now find yourselves lacking. And come June, we might just be parading around with our seventh 'ship while you all in South Beach lament a first round exit.

So much for entitlement. So much for it being so easy. So much for all that "u mad?" nonsense. No one's mad anymore. We're all just quite glad, really. Glad to see all you fools making excuses and lamenting what could have been. And you? You're just sad. Sad that you couldn't back up all that talk. Sad to see your team going down--quite appropriately--in flames.

:laugh:

omg, you should win a site award for that post. Hell, you've convinced me, Derrick Rose is a winner and he's going to slice through the Heat like a WHITE HOT knife through butter.

I'll go back to the Heat forum now and spread the word that our hopes are dashed and our chances doomed.

Shammyguy3
04-09-2011, 07:15 PM
Still no explanation from anyone about saying the Magic can upset the Bulls when all people have done for months is bash the Magic team surrounding Dwight and saying how much better the rest of the Bulls are.

This

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 07:17 PM
What's so funny? The Heat's record against elite teams?

I wouldn't be laughing if I were you, the Celtics visit South Beach tomorrow, and we all know what happened last time they did so:

http://twitter.com/paulpierce34/status/2952667827539968

well lets see what u said in the heat vs boston game thread in the heat forum

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That is all.
This is excellent. We should add this to the White Hot sig.

Heat fans, I'm a little lost. I must have taken a wrong turn somewhere. Can one of you please help a Bulls fan out and point me in the direction of Derrick Rose's nuts? I need to hurry up and jump back on them.


and i wonder when am I going to see u in the heat forum supporting the heat again :facepalm:

Dade County
04-09-2011, 07:20 PM
This is ridiculous. My blood is boiling right now having to hear all this nonsense.

Derrick Rose is a loser?



The same loser who has led his team to the best record in the East?
The loser who was gotten his team to seamlessly buy into Tom Thibodeau's defensive system after having to deal with Vinny del Negro's departure?
The loser whose talent lured perennial all-star Carlos Boozer to town?
The loser who has carried his team and the entire city of Chicago on his back and singlehandedly willed them to victory even when his teammates were falling like flies with injuries?
The loser who dropped 34, 26, and 27 against Miami on three separate occasions--and was the game's leading scorer on two separate occasions, outscoring both your heros LeBron "Please don't give me the ball in clutch time" James and Dwyane "Where's My Wheelchair?" Wade?
The same loser who was disappointed at the end of a one-point VICTORY against your Heat because he felt the game should never have been close?


Yeah, if a "loser" is someone with an inordinate amount of heart; someone whose will to win overcomes all; someone with the uncanny ability to lead his team through thick and thin; someone who's resilient, poised and graceful even when the world around him is collapsing; someone who isn't satisfied with one-point victories; someone who wants to inscribe his name in the book of greatness and who wants to do it the right way--by leading a team of men and not by fleeing adversity and taking the easy route to join a team of super friends. If that's your definition of a "loser," then so be it. Derrick Rose is the biggest loser I know.

But you and I know deep down inside that the only reason you call Derrick Rose a loser is because you hate the fact that he is so damn good. You hate the fact that the Bulls won the lottery in 2008 and left you with that beach bum Michael Beasley after you thought you had the lottery in the bag. All that tanking your Heat did couldn't save them. In the end, justice prevailed and all was right in the universe.

And then again, when LeBrick strolled into town this July to join your beloved Wade and his fugly stepsister Christina Bosh, you thought it all said and done. Right then and there you were convinced your Heat had clinched the next six, seven, eight titles. And so you partied, you partied like little girls party on Christmas day when they rush down to the Christmas tree and find that Santa has left them identical Cabbage Patch baking sets. You partied like the world was yours. And guess what? This season has showed you it isn't all fun and games. It isn't as easy as you thought it would be. And so now you hate those teams more successful than your own.

Well, if that's all you can do, then so be it. Hate all you want. Be mad. But you know what? While you sit there fantasizing about LeBrick being the finals MVP and Wade hitting clutch shots over Rose to defeat the Bulls, remember this: you still have the Knicks and Celtics to deal with. And you know what's funny? You're 2-5 against them. So good luck with that, hater. Good luck getting by the Knicks. LOL!

And while you're dealing with a seven game first round series and a seven game second round series (if you're lucky to make it that far), I'll be sitting here in my Chicago Bulls snuggie watching my Bulls run through the muck of the East. And I'll enjoy every second of it, because we've earned that #1 seed. We've earned home court advantage. We're sitting here with the pieces you all thought you were entitled to back in July but now find yourselves lacking. And come June, we might just be parading around with our seventh 'ship while you all in South Beach lament a first round exit.

So much for entitlement. So much for it being so easy. So much for all that "u mad?" nonsense. No one's mad anymore. We're all just quite glad, really. Glad to see all you fools making excuses and lamenting what could have been. And you? You're just sad. Sad that you couldn't back up all that talk. Sad to see your team going down--quite appropriately--in flames.

You need Yeshua...... for real!

And I coped this, see you when the playoffs are all said and done. You will see your post again:D

omg, he must have had all this build up inside of him; thats a damn shame... It's just basketball:facepalm:

But I got to give it up to you, I felt your feelings through the computer screen... smh

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 07:25 PM
You need Yeshua...... for real!

And I coped this, see you when the playoffs are all said and done. You will see your post again:D

omg, he must have had all this build up inside of him; thats a damn shame... It's just basketball:facepalm:

But I got to give it up to you, I felt your feelings through the computer screen... smh


I need Yeshua? Why would I need Yeshua when I have Yeshua 2.0 beta?

I have a fever and the only prescription is more Derrick Rose.

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 07:25 PM
Bulls fans are just delusional, they actually think their love-child Derrick Rose is going to lead them past both Lebron AND Wade, the two best basketball players on the planet :laugh2:

We need to start stockpiling kleenex and hankies for when they get swept by the Heat, the tears on this site will cause a tsunami worse than the one that hit Japan.

heatforlife
04-09-2011, 07:30 PM
wowww go bulls lol keep believing u guys will win it all okc has a better chance than u guys how about that.....

Hustlenomics
04-09-2011, 07:31 PM
Bulls fans are just delusional, they actually think their love-child Derrick Rose is going to lead them past both Lebron AND Wade, the two best basketball players on the planet :laugh2:

We need to start stockpiling kleenex and hankies for when they get swept by the Heat, the tears on this site will cause a tsunami worse than the one that hit Japan.

wait wtf is going on :speechless:

redwhitenblue
04-09-2011, 07:31 PM
wowww go bulls lol keep believing u guys will win it all okc has a better chance than u guys how about that.....
How about that?

I mean, I can say the Sixers and Grizzlies have a better chance than Miami, doesn't mean it's true.

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 07:32 PM
Bulls fans are just delusional, they actually think their love-child Derrick Rose is going to lead them past both Lebron AND Wade, the two best basketball players on the planet :laugh2:

We need to start stockpiling kleenex and hankies for when they get swept by the Heat, the tears on this site will cause a tsunami worse than the one that hit Japan.

Hold the Kleenex. Derrick Rose will gladly hand all these Heat fans his glorious jockstrap. They can wipe their tears with that after Rose wipes his butt with their "team."

RZZZA
04-09-2011, 07:34 PM
wowww go bulls lol keep believing u guys will win it all okc has a better chance than u guys how about that.....

yeah seriously, rofl. Thunder are better than the Bulls in every way, Bulls fans don't want to admit that.

Russell Westbrook > Derrick Rose
Kendrick Perkins > Noah
Kevin Durant > anybody on their team
James Harden > entire Bulls bench

Shammyguy3
04-09-2011, 07:48 PM
If RZZZA got banned then so should gotoHcarolina52.. they're doing the exact same thing

Q_bully
04-09-2011, 07:49 PM
Bulls>Celtics>Heat>Knicks>Orlando>Sixers>Hawks>Pacers

Lakers taking Bulls to 6 games. For a 3peat

Shammyguy3
04-09-2011, 07:51 PM
The Knicks are definitely not better than the Magic, and i don't even know if they're better than the 76ers. And Charlotte isn't even in the playoffs.

drobe86
04-09-2011, 07:56 PM
I'll say they lose in the 2nd round. They're pretty much a one man band. And teams should really just pack in the paint and make rose beat them from outside. Sure he'll knock down a few but he won't beat you from there....

Q_bully
04-09-2011, 08:01 PM
I'll say they lose in the 2nd round. They're pretty much a one man band. And teams should really just pack in the paint and make rose beat them from outside. Sure he'll knock down a few but he won't beat you from there....

Yea I'll say it's just a matter of timing before teams figure out the bulls,because they team moves If Drose score

CB4AB7VC15
04-09-2011, 08:48 PM
Orlando will deal with them in 6, in the conference semifinals.

jezzyman05
04-09-2011, 09:06 PM
The Chicago Bulls are the team to beat this year with the emergence of superstar Derrick Rose, the bulls have already locked up the top seed in the east, however I feel that experience will come back to get them as I see them falling to the Celtics or the Magic in the playoffs.

jp611
04-09-2011, 09:08 PM
whyd rzzza get banned again lol

gotoHcarolina52
04-09-2011, 09:21 PM
The Chicago Bulls are the team to beat this year with the emergence of superstar Derrick Rose, the bulls have already locked up the top seed in the east, however I feel that experience will come back to get them as I see them falling to the Celtics or the Magic in the playoffs.

No way. The Bulls are too good to lose to either the Celtics or Magic. And please check yourself before you refer to D Rose as just a "superstar." Next time you mention him, refer to him as league MVP. Thanks. :up:

Dade County
04-09-2011, 09:53 PM
I need Yeshua? Why would I need Yeshua when I have Yeshua 2.0 beta?

I have a fever and the only prescription is more Derrick Rose.


A don't play like that man :no:

He died on the cross for us, claim down pimp'in.



I know you are frustrated at the Miami HEAT and us as HEAT fans, but just realize that your arguing with other teams fans, and of course they will not share your views.

Go HEAT:D


No way. The Bulls are too good to lose to either the Celtics or Magic. And please check yourself before you refer to D Rose as just a "superstar." Next time you mention him, refer to him as league MVP. Thanks. :up:


I know the bulls have not been on top since the Jordan era, but come on man..... don't you think in your heart of hearts, that you are taking this to far?

Champology
04-10-2011, 06:59 AM
Bulls fans are just delusional, they actually think their love-child Derrick Rose is going to lead them past both Lebron AND Wade, the two best basketball players on the planet :laugh2:

We need to start stockpiling kleenex and hankies for when they get swept by the Heat, the tears on this site will cause a tsunami worse than the one that hit Japan.

Miami 0 for 3 vs Chicago this season....you think they are playing better ball than the Bulls now? Did they make some moves no one knows about but you? Oh NOW there gonna "turn it on" :p now that the poffs are here....Bulls would sweep Miami, LBJ doesn't have that shark mentality Rose does.

bedford1829
04-10-2011, 08:18 AM
The bulls are a very talented team however I feel as though they are a year away. Teams with such vast playoff inexperience do not just come in and make some quick adjustments and immedieately succeed in such a grueling playoffs.


No doubt the bulls have the talent but when they run into a polished playoff team like the celtics I don't see them winning. The c's have the playoff pedigree and now how to defend and scratch out victories come playoff time. The celtics are making they're last playoff run this year before age really kills them and I don't see such polished veterans not making the most of one last shot at the crown

JordansBulls
04-10-2011, 09:09 AM
If the Bulls play Miami or Boston, I think it is extremely important to win games 1 and 2 at home for the Bulls. Especially game 1. The last 2 years in the conference finals the team that had the better record loss game 1 at home and subsequently lost the series.

BcEuAbRsS
04-10-2011, 09:32 AM
:bs: Thats a lie.

http://espn.go.com/nba/hollinger/teamstats

I went off of offensive rating...

http://www.basketball-reference.com/teams/CHI/2011.html

http://www.basketball-reference.com/teams/MIA/2011.html

However... I still misread :mad:

Jezeble
04-10-2011, 12:17 PM
I find it infinitely amusing how people resort to the "Inexperienced" argument when all else fails. Please humor me and explain how much "playoff experience" Pierce, Rondo, Allen and KG had when they won their title in Boston? Better yet, the Magic, as presently constituted, has exactly how many "experienced" players, outside of DH12, Nelson and Turk?

Every team that has won a championship has had to start somewhere -- and not necessarily at the top. Deng, has considerable playoff experience -- he's made it to the second round as a Bull, and has been in the playoffs for several seasons. Boozer, Korver, and Brewer have all made it to the WCF. Scal and Thibodeau are champions. Derrick and Noah have been to the big dance in college, as well as playing consecutive seasons in the NBA Playoffs. Thomas and Bogans are savvy vets who have seen enough post-season battles in their time. ENOUGH WITH THE INEXPERIENCED argument already.

If you guys are scared, go buy a dog. The Bulls are coming. Watch them win, or get out of the way!