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James Harden named NBA MVP

By by Michael Urbanec | July 2, 2018

After the long wait between the NBA Finals and the NBA Awards Show, a Most Valuable Player has finally been named.Houston Rockets guard James Harden won the MVP award over New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis and Cleveland Cavaliers forward...

LeBron James can’t win, even when he should

By James Krause | July 2, 2018

James Harden of the Houston Rockets winning the NBA Most Valuable Player Award shows that basketball can be cruel and annoying.Harden undoubtedly had a great year with the Rockets, leading the league in scoring averaging 30.4 points per game. In any other...

Bulls’ Thibs should rest stars

By Bob Kreider | February 18, 2013

I think it’s safe to say most Chicago Bulls fans have been pleasantly surprised with the 30-22 record the Bulls currently have coming out of the All-Star break, especially without former MVP Derrick Rose. The Bulls are second in the central division...

The Rant: No bull in here

By Jimmy Johnson | April 17, 2011

Tyler Hansbrough's weak-attempt at the "Jordan Rule" on Derrick Rose didn't fly with Luol Deng. Bleedy-McShooty thought he could give Rose a bump in the lane and get away with it during the Saturday matinee between the Bulls and Pacers. Not until Deng...

The Rant: Give it to D-Rose

By Andrew Singer | March 27, 2011

They liked Derrick Rose before you did. Now that you like him, though, they suddenly aren't so interested in the Chicago Bulls' point guard getting that coveted MVP award. "They" are the hipster members of the media. The people that refuse to vote for...