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Because many feel I do not give the Bulls enough credit, here is what I like so far, I will leave out all of my negative criticisms I may have of individual players.

I like JWill at PG. I wish my team had JWill at PG. He is the one guy out of this draft I really wanted. I think he was the best guy the Bulls could have draft because he will be exactly what they need. Someone that will take it to the hole effectively and consistently, while looking for Chandler and Curry. He will also hit the open J.

I like Jalen Rose. What I like about Jalen is his versatility. He excels with the ball in his hands and when an offense is tailored to him, he can be very effective.

I like Trenton Hassel's sense of awareness. I think he was extremely confident and competent last year. I know it is a cliche but he played within himself and a maturity that belied his NBA experience. I like his tenacity off the bench and in spot duty as a starter.

I like Marcus Fizer's agressiveness. I think what he lacks in finesse he makes up for in focus. He is not afraid to take the shot. He is perfect as a 6th man to produce outside/in offense.

I like Curry's composure on the blocks. He doesn't rely on anyone move in particular and uses what he has at the right time. He doesn't force his presense on the block.

I like Chandler's commitment to help defense. He is the ultimate "got your back, dog!" type of guy. He will always make an effort to cover for a teammate's mistake on defense.

I like Crawford's work ethic. He set a goal to recover from his ACL injury and he made a successful comeback in less than a year, much faster than most people would have or could have come back. I like his ability to nail the outside jumper.

I hope this had enough positivity for everyone.
 

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The glass half full instead of the glass half empty , BCH ??

Hath hell frozen over ?

You forgot to say what you liked about Dalibor - so your transformation into Mr Bright and Shiny is not yet complete
 

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Ok this is going to be tough. I missed ERob as well.

I like Dalibor's cap number. I like the fact that he doesn't make too much but is willing to stay over in the US to work on his game over the summer.

I like ERob's willingness to play SG. I like how he feels he is athletic enough to play the SG spot as well as the SF spot, giving the Bulls the possibility of a very versatile and tall lineup.
 

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Originally posted by BCH
Ok this is going to be tough. I missed ERob as well.

I like Dalibor's cap number. I like the fact that he doesn't make too much but is willing to stay over in the US to work on his game over the summer.

I like ERob's willingness to play SG. I like how he feels he is athletic enough to play the SG spot as well as the SF spot, giving the Bulls the possibility of a very versatile and tall lineup.
Have you been taking PR lessons off Jay?
 

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I have to say I am impressed with myself on those last two. I was worried I might not have been able to pull it off. Can you believe I took rhetoric in college?
 

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I forgot my favorite Bull of them all.

Roger Mason, Jr.

This guy is smart and he can shoot. What I like about him most is that he is fearless and he has poise. I don't think he will ever be a star but he will find a way to stick like Stith and Crotty.
 

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Damn its going to rain today for once BCH say positive things about the Bulls............Or I"m seeing things must be drunk or something? :laugh:
 

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Originally posted by BCH
I have to say I am impressed with myself on those last two. I was worried I might not have been able to pull it off. Can you believe I took rhetoric in college?
That doesn't surprise me at all. It would be so much easier to pass off your pessimistic comments if you didn't express your side so well.

I know some people get pissed at your comments, but I'm not one of them. Diversity of opinion should always be welcome. In terms of your attitude, or perhaps your tone of voice, I see that as a cultural difference. Being from the East Coast (which I assume you are), and living in DC (that's another assumption I'm making since you're a Wiz fan) I'd say that your attitude is classic East Coast (maybe with a tinge of intellectual elitism), just as much of the optimism found on this board is representative of a mid-west sentimentality. If you really wanted to gouge your eyes out you should visit a Chi-Cubs board sometime. On the whole, I think our optimism is a bit more grounded that a Cub's fan. Part of being a Cub's fans, of which I am one, is being optimistic an enjoying the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. I'm still pulling for the Cubs to make the playoffs this year, even though they have little to no chance. Anyway, I don't want to stray off topic. I'd say that part of being a Bulls fan is demanding, and expecting excellence. And that's all a product of having watched Jordan for so many years and seeing our team dominate the league for almost a decade.

I'm not sure, but I'm guessing that you come to this board frequently because you see something special about our team, something worth getting excited about. At least, that's why I come to this board. I didn't in years before because I honestly didn't find any entertainment in our team. This past season I did, despite our futility, and I wouldn't have if I didn't have one eye to the future. The shapes and figures running on the court this year were simply shadows of a larger visions. The rebuilding process has been so agonizing these past 4-5 years, that I feel like I've somehow been born again as a Bulls fan. I feel like I did when I watched Jordan and Pippen and Grant coming of age as players, only to lose to Detroit year after year. This time it's a bit different because there is no Jordan. But there is a Rose, and there is a Jay, and a Chandler, and a Curry, and a JC, and a Fizer, and a Hassell. All these players peak my interest and it’s almost more exciting to see something come into being, than it is to see something already there. Take the Lakers for example, and their little mini-dynasty. Now I’m beginning to understand why people hated the Bulls so much while they had their run. I must admit that I got bored with the Bulls towards the end of their dynasty. I almost felt obligated to watch the Bulls in the playoffs in the final 2 Championship runs, where as my universe centered around the Bulls first 2-3 Championship teams.

Anyway, I'm happy to have a balancing view like yours here on this board BCH, although I can understand why some people might get upset when they perceive your remarks as bitter or sour. Even if they are, I don't think they are born out of any kind of malice. I think it's a cultural difference, and I’m more than happy to leave it at that.
 

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I have been saying my penance since I started reading this thread. The end has come.

BCH, I must agree with SUS, as well as some of the others. Sometimes your outside view is right on. You have valid points and sometimes express them well.

However, there are those times when you just go off like a jealous teenager on a binge.

I enjoy reading your thoughts especially when they are well thought out. We are not all going to agree on the players and their values. Hell, that's what makes this fun. I think we all take things said about our teams personal. If we didn't, we wouldn't be as passionate as we are. It also wouldn't be as sweet or painful.

That being said......I'll take my Bi-polar Bulls emotions and forever root for the Bulls. I will criticize when I feel it's due and applaud when I feel it's due also.

On a final note, BCH and all of us, have our right to our opinions........good, bad, indifferent. It is much more worth while when we back it up with more than a snide comment or rude short statement. Depth of knowledge, caring and some thought make this a wonderful board to be involved with.


Go Bulls.......Wow, look guys.......No lightening bolts from above.......:grinning:
 

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BCH, a class act.

Now that you've said all these positive things...

no one can accuse of you of being a straight up hater, huh.

In the future, when you post your criticisms, we can all remember that day in July of 2002 when BCH said all the nice things about the Bulls.

I'm just playin. :cool: I appreciate the views you express here as much as everyone else, although sometimes you seem to be looking for a fight, but maybe that just comes with believing you're right.
 
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