Fred Hoiberg Looks Good at Presser, on Paper

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 […]

NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Final Games One

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …. Steve Kohn, an original cast member of the Bears-Packers Showdown, and former editor of “The Blue Line” joins us along with John Poulter for a discussion of the Stanley Cup Final game one between Chicago and Tampa. Our show includes audio from both […]

Hawks Force Game 7, Warriors-Cavs preview

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Ryan Leong of CBS Sports in San Francisco joins us for a Warriors-Cavs preview, while John Poulter checks in with his thoughts on the NHL Western Finals game seven between Chicago and Anaheim. Steve and John also discuss the indictment of six FIFA soccer […]

Cavs Eliminate Bulls, Blackhawks Face Ducks

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …Jeff Rich joins us to break down how the Cleveland Cavs were able to eliminate the Chicago Bulls in game 6 at the United Center. John Poulter previews the Blackhawks – Ducks and Rangers-Tampa Bay NHL conference finals. He also offers his thoughts on […]

Celtics vs Bulls

This was a tired Bulls team after their 118 – 115 victory over the 76ers last night in Philly, as every starter played over 31 minutes. A rested player would have been a nice reinforcement for the Bulls but Derrick Rose sat for the 2nd straight game with two sprained ankles. The Celtics also had […]

Bulls 2014-15 Season

It’s hard to describe the feelings I have when talking about this upcoming Bulls season. I would compare them to a first date… with a girl you have known for a while but have never had the stones to ask out. You two have flirted off and on for years, but have never given a […]

Joakim Noah Earns 2013-14 All-NBA First Team Honors

From the Chicago Bulls and news wires…. NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 – The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player and winner of four scoring titles in five seasons, highlights the 2013-14 All-NBA First Team.  Durant was the lone unanimous selection, appearing on all 125 ballots as a First-Team […]

14 In a Row: What makes the San Antonio Spurs so Good

In a bit of NBA news that should surprise no one, the San Antonio Spurs are really, really good at basketball. After dismantling the hapless Sixers Monday night, the Spurs win-streak reached fourteen games. Over that stretch, the Spurs have beaten playoff teams such as Miami, Chicago, Portland, and Golden State by an average of […]

Ideas for New NBA Commish Adam Silver

The retirement of longtime NBA Commissioner David Stern became official Saturday. The new leader of the league is Adam Silver, a man who had served as deputy commissioner since 2006.  Silver inherits a league that is in a much better state than when Stern assumed the role in 1984. In Stern’s 30 years as head […]

NBA New Year’s Resolutions – Wants and Needs for 2014, Part 2

Nolan Block and I continue on our quest to unveil each NBA team’s New Year’s Resolution. In Part 1, we looked at the underwhelming Eastern Conference. Part 2 looks into the Western Conference from bottom to top. Utah Jazz- Acquire a Franchise Player Nolan- On paper, the Utah Jazz are not the worst team in […]

Bulls Early Warning Signs?

The Chicago Bulls improved their record to 2-3 after Friday’s win against the alarmingly horrific Utah Jazz. Utah presented the perfect opportunity for the Bulls to gain confidence and quiet some of the chatter about their slow start to the season. The reasoning behind Chicago’s poor start has been widely discussed: Derrick Rose is still getting […]

NBA Storyline-A-Palooza: Part 1

  October is upon us, bringing about cool temperatures, pumpkin-infused everything and the start of the NBA season. It seems as if it were just yesterday that Ray Allen was backpedaling into the right corner to bury a game-tying three in Game 6 of the Finals. But since that moment, Miami won its second consecutive […]

Dorf on Sports – 6/14/12

with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports Fred and Andy talk about the NBA Finals. OKC is out to a 1-0 lead over LeBron James and the Heat. Who will get the best of this match up Kevin Durant or LeBron? Also the guys talk about the up coming […]

Dorf on Sports – 6/6/12

with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition or Dorf on Sports Andy Dorf and producer Wayne Robinson talk about the huge win for the Oklahoma City Thunder over the Spurs. Now that the young guns of OKC have made it to the finals, can they win it all? Boston has a chance to […]

Dorf on Sports 5/30/12

with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports Fred and Andy talk about the NBA playoffs. The Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder both find themselves down 0-2. Is there any chance that either one of these teams can battle there way back into there series? The NHL Stanley Cup finals […]