Chicago Bulls are at present l...
Chicago Bulls the greatest mis...
Chicago Bulls wound through on...
Clippers 104, Bulls 97...
Bulls-Clippers, Box...
MVP? It's debatable between Ko...
Presented By: 2010-01-20...
ROSTER REPORT 2010-01-20...
NOTES, QUOTES 2010-01-20...
Bulls-Clippers Preview 2010-01...
Luol Deng insurance doubt for ...
Web viewing of NBA games may s...
Luol Deng may miss Euro qualif...
Bulls waive JamesOn Curry...
Bulls re-sign Luol Deng...
September 2017
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
 
 
Add to Google
Add to My Yahoo!
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Windows Live
News » Chicago Bulls Notes, Quotes 2008-12-28


Chicago Bulls Notes, Quotes 2008-12-28


Chicago Bulls Notes, Quotes 2008-12-28
--G Thabo Sefolosha returned to the starting lineup on Saturday against Atlanta, replacing the injured Luol Deng. Sefolosha began the season as the starter at shooting guard, but he averaged only around 4.0 points per game and lost the job after six games. When G Larry Hughes came back from a separated shoulder, Sefolosha barely played over a 10-game stretch early in December.

"We'll try to use his length against some of these athletic twos and threes we're facing," Del Negro said. "He has a good feel for the game. He's just got to keep on working."

--Vinny Del Negro couldn't hold his tongue all season long. He collected the first technical foul of his coaching career against Miami on Friday while arguing a charging foul on Derrick Rose. Oddly enough, the technical stood, even though officials changed the call to a block on Udonis Haslem. Dwyane Wade missed the ensuing free throw.

--Derrick Rose moved from ninth to seventh among Eastern Conference guards in the latest All-Star voting returns. Washington's Gilbert Arenas, who hasn't played at all this season, is sixth. Miami's Dwyane Wade and Detroit's Allen Iverson are well in front for the starting spots.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "It's personal, you know. Everybody needs to step up. It's the only way. Because if we don't play 'D,' I think we're going to be out of the playoffs for sure. Everybody needs to take (on) the challenge, try to play better." -- F Andres Nocioni, on the Bulls' persistent lack of defense this season.


Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website: http://www.foxsports.com
Added: December 28, 2008

 

 
Copyright © Bullszone.com, Inc. All rights reserved 2017.