1. It Will Be Tough for Pacers' Roy Hibbert to Repeat as All-Star

    Roy Hibbert will have a better season than the last one. His statistics will improve, but he won't repeat as a NBA All-Star. Many people were surprised about Hibbert being named to the All-Star team last season, I was not among them...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 1,585 reads 5 comments

  2. Indiana Pacers: Are the Pacers Still One Player Away from Becoming Elite?

    The Indiana Pacers have made some great offseason moves, but they are still one move away from being one of the NBA ’s elite. I must admit that signing swingman Gerald Green was a brilliant acquisition...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 99 reads 25 comments

  3. Chicago Bulls: All-Decade Starting Fives

    Which current Chicago Bulls ’ players make up the Bulls’ All-Decade starting five from this brief decade? What players would have made the All-Decade team during the previous decade? The Bulls as a franchise is historically rich...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about almost 2 years ago 3,667 reads 11 comments

  4. Chicago Bulls: 8 Biggest Surprises in Store for the 2012-13 Season

    Carlos Boozer will deliver the Chicago Bulls to a top four seed in the playoffs by leading them in scoring—thus justifying why he will not be an amnesty cut victim...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 3,082 reads 24 comments

  5. Fantasy Football 2012: How Chicago Bears Alshon Jeffery Could Be a Steal

    Alshon Jeffery of the Chicago Bears is a fantasy football sleeper pick for anyone looking for a late-round steal. His combination of size and great hands makes him a must-have on your fantasy football team...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 13,118 reads 50 comments

  6. Milwaukee Bucks: Is This the Season We Show Monta Ellis Some Love?

    Is it time for us to show Monta Ellis some love? Ellis is one of the most exciting scorers in the NBA that no one mentions about. Playing for the Golden State Warriors and now for Milwaukee Bucks will have you in obscurity...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,443 reads 1 comments

  7. NBA Offseason Trades: Which Team Got the Better Return, Hornets or Magic

    First it was the New Orleans Hornets , now the Orlando Magic . Two teams that have been forced to face life without their superstars...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 2,606 reads 6 comments

  8. Indiana Pacers: Can Danny Granger Bounce Back After a Subpar Season?

    Danny Granger must bounce back after an awful 2011-12 NBA season, but can he bounce back? To say that Granger was not at his best last season would be an understatement...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 935 reads 13 comments

  9. Indiana Pacers: Predicting the Rotation in 2012-13

    Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel has a problem on his hands. Looking at the current Pacer roster, there are more than a few interchangeable players...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 2,141 reads 29 comments

  10. Can the Indiana Pacers Win the NBA Central Division?

    Will the dominance for the NBA Central crown remain in the Chicago Bulls ’ favor? Not if the Indiana Pacers have a say in the matter. ESPN recently polled several basketball experts about which team will finish where...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,545 reads 23 comments

  11. 7 Things That We Have Learned About the Chicago Bears This Preseason

    In the NFL rarely does a 33-31 win spark such promise but after the Chicago Bears , Saturday night win versus the Washington Redskins , fans in the Windy City are buzzing...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,432 reads 12 comments

  12. The Nike LeBron X Would Be a Nice-Looking $300 Mistake

    What is the most money you have ever paid for shoes? Not the $300 that Nike wants us to pay for LeBron James ’ new shoe, the LeBron X. For me, I can remember it like it was yesterday, they were the Ken Griffey Jr...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,582 reads 1 comments

  13. Projecting Each 2012-13 Chicago Bulls Player's Minutes Per Game

    Taking a look at the Chicago Bulls ’ roster, everything appears to be set. Save for a minor roster move or major trade, the Bulls will begin the season with the starting lineup most likely penciled in as well...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,742 reads 19 comments

  14. Jeremy Lin and 6 Unlikely All-Star Candidates in 2013

    For me, watching the NBA All-Star selection show on TNT has become a favorite pastime. I find it intriguing how Sir Charles Barkley, Kenny “The Jet” Smith, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal and Co...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 4,440 reads 25 comments

  15. Chicago Bulls: How They'll Fix Their 5 Biggest Weaknesses in 2012-13

    There will be more questions than answers for the Chicago Bulls this upcoming season. Luckily the season is still a few months away. Many of the Bulls’ strengths in the previous two years are no longer strengths...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 7,453 reads 51 comments

  16. Team USA Basketball: Derrick Rose and the All-Omitted Dream Team

    The NBA as a league has always had its share of stars. During the 2012 Olympics , some of the NBA’s biggest and brightest stars have banded together on Team USA with one common goal...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 3,775 reads 6 comments

  17. How the Chicago Fire Came Back to Stun Toronto FC 2-1

    Resilient is the best way to describe the Chicago Fire this season. There was no better term to use for the Fire’s 2-1 win over Toronto FC than resilient...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  18. Making a Case for Carlos Boozer to Remain a Chicago Bull

    Please do not laugh at me, but the Chicago Bulls cannot amnesty Carlos Boozer after next season. Not until they explore other options first...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 2,880 reads 80 comments

  19. Chicago Bulls: Breaking Down How Marco Belinelli Fits in the Bulls' Offense

    When Marco Belinelli dons a Chicago Bulls uniform, fans who have criticized the move should learn this phrase: “ Egli è assolutamente in fiamme ,” which ...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 4,525 reads 27 comments

  20. Chicago Bulls' Coach Tom Thibodeau Should Get an Extension, Just Not Now

    Chicago Bulls ’ Coach Tom Thibodeau is without question one of the best coaches in the NBA . If I were going to rank Thibodeau among the NBA coaches he would probably be behind only Greg Popovich and Doc Rivers...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 941 reads 17 comments

  21. Why Malcolm Thomas Is the Perfect Fit for the Chicago Bulls

    If the old saying when constructing a monument goes “if you build it, they will come,” for athletes it should be “if you develop them, they will flourish.” Thus could be the case of NBA power forward Malcolm Thomas ...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 6,774 reads 35 comments

  22. Chicago Bulls: Breaking Down Their Offseason Moves

    The storyline for the Chicago Bulls this off-season has become out with the old bench and in with the new. Man overboard! Splash! That is the sound of members from the Bulls’ beloved “Bench Mob” being purged off the team...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 3,391 reads 30 comments

  23. London 2012 Olympic Basketball: How the 2012 Dream Team Will Miss Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose brings top-level speed and unrivaled athleticism as a point guard. Rose is also a leader by example on and off the court. The 2012 U. S. Men’s Olympic basketball team could surely use a player of his capabilities...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 1,948 reads 0 comments

  24. Aston Villa Douses the Chicago Fire 1-0

    Chicago Fire fans got a glimpse of players that they seldom get to see play against Aston Villa . In the international friendly, reserves such as Corben Bone, Rafael Robayo and Orr Barouch received some much-needed playing time...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 858 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Free-Agency Rumors: Signing Marco Belinelli Would Be Good for the Bulls

    If you are a Chicago Bulls fan and were expecting the Bulls to make a huge move, you may be feeling like you were left at the altar. You knew that the Bulls needed a point guard to play in place of the injured Derrick Rose ...

    Ernest Shepard Written by Ernest Shepard about 2 years ago 3,546 reads 17 comments