Wacky Predictions That Just May Come True


Every year, unexpected players break out and teams exceed expectations. This year will be no different. So, here’s a strategic look and which players and coaches are the next in line to shock the experts and achieve more than was thought possible.     [Read more…]


Jimmy Butler turns 26: A look at the Bulls’ star


Butler recorded 20.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game last season. In franchise history, only three other players have reached Butler’s 2014-15 points, rebounds and assist averages in a single season – Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Artis Gilmore. Each of those players was later enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.   [Read more…]


The Greatness of Michael Jordan


On this date in 1984, the Chicago Bulls signed their 1st-round pick, Michael Jordan to his first professional contract. Jordan reportedly made about $600,000 as a rookie. **Jordan is one of three players in NBA history to win at least 5 MVP awards and 5 NBA titles, joined by only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Russell.   [Read more…]


Bulls Offseason Review

WELCOME HOME FRED: The Bulls will open the 2015-16 season with Fred Hoiberg taking the head coaching reigns. He is one of 14 current head coaches to have played in the NBA. Hoiberg, Jeff Hornacek (PHX), Doc Rivers (LAC), Byron Scott (LAL) and Scott Skiles (ORL) are the only coaches who played for the team they currently coach.   Playing and Coaching for Current Team Active NBA Coaches Games Played Fred Hoiberg, CHI        247 Jeff Hornacek, PHX     468 Doc Rivers, LAC           59 Byron Scott, LAL 


NBA Releases Kinder, Gentler 2015-16 Schedule


The kinder, gentler NBA schedule is out. First, here’s the stuff you want. Opening Night is Tuesday, Oct. 27 and has a TNT doubleheader with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers visiting the Chicago Bulls and the New Orleans Pelicans visiting MVP Stephen Curry and the defending champion Golden State Warriors, who will be handing out rings and hoisting their title banner. Both are rematches of playoff showdowns. The following night, it’s ESPN’s turn with Kevin Durant returning for the Oklahoma City Thunder


Sheridan: Midsummer Report Cards – Central Division


Day 3 of our midsummer report card distribution process brings us to the Central Division, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers and owner Dan Gilbert, whose company, Quicken Loans, will soon be offering 24 percent mortgage rates in order to cover the boss’ luxury tax bill. Just kidding. We think. It has been a busy summer for the former top pizza deliveryman in Detroit. After watching his team lose to the Golden State Warriors in Games 4, 5 and 6 to surrender the


Three-Man Weave: East’s Best Moves for the Money

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There was plenty of money spent on free agents by NBA teams this offseason. But how many of them spent their money smartly? How many spent their money like drunken sailors? And how many spent their money in a way that left you scratching your head? In this edition of the Three-Man Weave, members of the Sheridan Hoops staff take a look at the Eastern Conference and determine which teams made the best and worst signings of the offseason. 1. Which move was