The look of helplessness and resignation was all over the faces of Derek Fisher and the Knicks’ staff shortly after their backup center, Cole Aldrich, attempted to execute a bounce pass to a cutti
When Tom Thibodeau talks about the Bulls’ injuries halting their continuity as a unit, it’s less about what happens in the first 40 minutes and more about the last eight.
The warning signs were loud and clear, with the flare signals not far behind for the Bulls after a disheartening 36 minutes against a team that bullied them, outworked them and out-executed them.
Phil Jackson was in Columbus for Thursday night's game between Ohio State and Nebraska.
As outstanding as Jimmy Butler was on Thursday night against the hapless Knicks, the Bulls wouldn’t have escaped with a win were it not for the play of their reserves.