Chicago Bulls Breakdown: Wilted Rose Means Ugly Offense

Posted: 5th December 2009 by Erick Blasco in NBA
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While the Chicago Bulls were expected to take a leap and potentially compete for a middle seed in this yearÆs playoffs, theyÆve spent this fall wilting like autumn foliage. The BullsÆ 101-87 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers revealed their three biggest reasons why they havenÆt reared their horns this season.

LetÆs examine them one by one. Derrick Rose

Despite heaps of praise lavished on Derrick RoseÆs natural athletic gifts and abilities, he hasnÆt been able to refine those skills and become a next-level player. He had a very difficult time putting the ball in the hoop against Cleveland, as his stat line will showù5-16 FG, 3-3 FT, 7 AST, 1 TO, 13 PTS.

The main culprit for RoseÆs offensive struggles is his jump shot. He was only 2-8 on shots outside of 15 ...

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