“When the ones that don’t feel good go in, it’s nice. It was just a good shooting night. … It’s one of those things that when you make some shots you get better screens and you get better passes. They guys did a good job of helping me get open. I don’t create shots on my own. I work off of everybody and just try to play good team basketball.” - Kyle Korver, after hitting a franchise record eight 3-pointers in the second half
Derrick Rose tallied 29 points and seven dimes to carry the Chicago Bulls to a 91-86 victory over the mercurial Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
Former Jazz players Carlos Boozer, Kyle Korver and Ronnie Brewer were also instrumental in their return to Utah. Boozer had 14 points, Korver hit a key 3-pointer in the fourth to give the Bulls an 87-83 lead and Brewer had a steal with Chicago up 89-86 with 7.4 seconds left to seal the win for the Bulls.
Consider them now, a part of Chicago’s Finest.
The Chicago Bulls wish you Happy Holidays by butchering the classic “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” carol only slightly less than I would myself. I think Benny the Bull was the only one that hit all of his notes.
The Bulls roster is rounding into form despite not landing “you know who” and Pax & Co. are slowly filling all the holes left in the fail attempted to sign that guy that now sports a Rick Ross like beard in MIA.
Dodgeballer and Ashton Kutcher stunt double Kyle Korver is the newest addition to the Chicago reload. And despite hating the Bulls growing up, he’ll take their reported three-year worth $15 million deal just the same.
During his first press conference as a member of the Bulls, Kutcher Korver said “He thought Jordan was “selfish,” and he “hated” the Bulls growing up in Los Angeles and then Iowa. That changed over time, and now, he thinks Chicago “is the best fit for me.”
At least he was raised to be honest Chicago and he’s right — about the best fit thing. The Bulls really lacked a steady outside presence last season and with an improving Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer commanding attention down low, Korver should get open looks galore.
If he doesn’t, at least he won’t lie and say he’s happy about not getting shots.
Kyle Korver isÂ officiallyÂ the the kickball king! As a follow up to theÂ Kyle Korver post from last week, and hisÂ attempt to break the world record for the longest kickball game ever played. Â After 24 hours and 15 minutes,Â 164 full innings, Â 213 total runsÂ scored, and popped 5 kickballs a new record was set and $10,000 was raised for local kids. Â Awesome!!!
Already, overseas kickball teams are nowÂ clamoringÂ to sign, theÂ MichaelÂ Jordan of kickball and a film is in the works with Ashton KutcherÂ in the lead role.
Today, the Facebook profile for Kyle Korver will read “Kyle Korver is playing kick ball”, and his Myspace mood will be kicky. That’s because Kyle Korver and his friends will be playing a whole lotta kick ball over the next 25 hours for charity, with the goal of raising $10,000 for the Helping Hand Rescue Mission in North Philadelphia. Â
If you live in Philly, you can go down to show your support for this kick @ss cause.
“Jazz forward Kyle Korver will be shooting for — or, more accurately, kicking for — a Guinness World Record today. In an effort to raise money for one of his favorite charities, Korver will be part of a group hoping to play the longest kickball game in history. To kick the current record to the curb, Korver and friends will have to play longer than 24 hours.”
Five young Indian players will take part in the â€˜Basketball without Bordersâ€™ program, the first NBA-backed event in the India, to be held here from July 3 to 6.
The Indian players selected for the event are Pratham Singh, Hirendra Singh Rathore, Shadab Khan, Vishesh Bhriguvansh and Arjun Singh.
Kyle Korver (Utah Jazz), Ronny Turiaf (L.A. Lakers), Pat Garrity (Orlando Magic) and Linton Johnson (Phoenix Sons) will join the 53 under-19 players from 15 countries and territories in the four-day camp.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Basketball Federation of India (BFI), are organising the camp at the American Embassy School.
Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski announced today that the Sixers have acquired guard Gordan Giricek and a first-round pick from the Utah Jazz in exchange for guard Kyle Korver. â€œWe are excited about acquiring a player of Gordanâ€™s ability, as well as an additional asset in the form of a first-round draft pick,â€ Stefanski said. â€œThis move will provide us with increased salary cap flexibility this off-season and also allows us to continue our evaluation and development of the young talent we have on this team.â€