When the Milwaukee Bucks face the Miami Heat, last year’s MVP and likely this year’s will be on the floor, leading the way for the team with the NBA’s best record and one of the clearest paths to a title. But that team, the Bucks, and that player, Giannis Antetokounmpo, are in trouble. Down 2-0 to Miami, a loss tonight would essentially bury their season. Jimmy Butler … [Read more...] about How will we talk about Giannis if the Bucks are eliminated?
on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Rory Spears from Golfers on Golf.com gives us a 2017 Masters preview and a report after Thursday's opening round. Next, Jeff Rich joins us to offer his thoughts on the 2017 NCAA basketball championship, and the NBA playoff stretch run. Lastly, John Poulter checks in from Arizona for the start of the baseball … [Read more...] about 2017 Masters and Baseball Preview
Being a Chicago Bulls fan in 2016 is probably a confusing feeling. It seems like just a season or two ago that Derrick Rose, the Prodigal Son of Chicago, was leading a gritty, defensive beast of a team straight towards a maybe mortal LeBron James. Then we all know what happened with Rose’s health, and the team understandably fell out of contention in his absence. But even as … [Read more...] about The 2016 Preseason Chicago Bulls Make No Sense
New Faces Its a new season in Chicago, and with it comes some new faces, Rajon Rondo has replaced Derrick Rose, Robin Lopez has replaced Joakim Noah, and of course, Dwayne Wade signed a 2 year $47.5 million with the Bulls to be their new starting shooting guard. Yes, I am not used to him in this uniform yet either. Fred Hoiberg enters his second season as Bulls head coach … [Read more...] about Bulls 2016-2017 Season Preview: News Faces, Same Result?
When you look at numbers alone, the Hoiberg hire makes tons of sense. Though the Bulls had assembled a much better team come start of the 2014/2015 season with the healthy Derrick Rose, two promising rookies in McDermott and Mirotic, the meteoric ascension of Jimmy Butler into a 1B guard, the addition of the best version of the small, quick, journeyman guard yet under … [Read more...] about Fred Hoiberg Looks Good at Presser, on Paper