Scoreboard Watching

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Cruise, Set Up Wednesday Drama

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Cruise, Set Up Wednesday Drama

The Chicago Bulls easily beat the Orlando Magic last night, which sets the stage for a Wednesday night full of channel-flipping and refreshing NBA.com. The Bulls got Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Richard Hamilton back in last night’s 18-point road win at Orlando.  Chicago’s win assures that Atlanta can’t clinch the five seed even... »

Rooting Interests: All Eyes on Hawks, Bulls In East

Monday, April 15, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Rooting Interests: All Eyes on Hawks, Bulls In East

With six of the eight playoff seeds set in the East, the only thing left to be decided is which team among the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks will finish fifth. The other team will of course finish sixth. Here’s how the East will look come playoff time: 1)  Heat 2)  Knicks 3)  Pacers... »

Scoreboard Watching: 5 Seed is Atlanta’s If They Want It

Monday, April 15, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: 5 Seed is Atlanta’s If They Want It

With the Chicago Bulls‘ loss to the Miami Heat Sunday afternoon, the Hawks now have sole possession of the five seed with two games to play. Atlanta can finish no worse than sixth, so it’s a matter of who the Hawks want to play.  If they feel more comfortable playing the Indiana Pacers first... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Stay Ahead of Hawks With Win

Friday, April 12, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Stay Ahead of Hawks With Win

The Chicago Bulls broke another streak last night and got a big win in the standings at the same time. The New York Knicks came into last night’s game on a 13-game winning streak, but Nate Robinson’s 35 points off the bench sparked Chicago to a 118-111 overtime win despite the Bulls blowing a... »

Scoreboard Watching: Nets’ Stars Help Give Hawks Cushion

Thursday, April 11, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Nets’ Stars Help Give Hawks Cushion

The Hawks are in prime position to finish no worse than sixth in the East after the Brooklyn Nets took care of the Boston Celtics 101-93 at TD Garden last night. The Brooklyn win means the Hawks cannot host a first round playoff series.  However, it appears unlikely that Atlanta will have to deal... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Loss Keeps Hawks Alive For 5

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Loss Keeps Hawks Alive For 5

The Chicago Bulls dropped a home game to Toronto last night, giving the Hawks a little bit of life. Toronto controlled the game the whole way and fought off a late Bulls rally to leave Chicago with a 101-98 victory.  DeMar DeRozan led the way for Toronto with 20.  The loss drops Chicago to... »

Scoreboard Watching: Celtics Keep Pressure on Hawks

Monday, April 8, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Celtics Keep Pressure on Hawks

The Boston Celtics got Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett back Sunday, got a win and kept the pressure on the Hawks in what has become a two-team race for the six seed. Neither Pierce nor Garnett led the team in scoring, that honor went to Brandon Bass with 20 points, but the 107-96 win... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Tighten Already Jumbled East

Friday, April 5, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Tighten Already Jumbled East

The Atlanta Hawks dropped a spot in the Eastern Conference standings last night…and that’s a good thing. Despite dropping to sixth, Atlanta actually gained a half game on the Brooklyn Nets, who fell 92-90 to the Chicago Bulls despite a 26-13 first quarter. Atlanta is now just 1.5 out of fourth place in the... »

Scoreboard Watching: Nets Create Separation From Hawks

Thursday, April 4, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Nets Create Separation From Hawks

The Hawks lost a game on the Brooklyn Nets last night in the race for the fourth spot in the East. Atlanta fell to the New York Knicks thanks in large part to another monster effort from Carmelo Anthony.  Melo backed up his 50-point effort against Miami with 40 against the Hawks. Meanwhile, Brooklyn... »

Scoreboard Watching: Wizards help Hawks by downing Bulls

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson
Scoreboard Watching: Wizards help Hawks by downing Bulls

The Hawks are a full game ahead of the Chicago Bulls for fifth place in the East thanks to 27 points from John Wall and 46 percent three-point shooting from the Wizards. Washington beat Chicago 90-86 in the nation’s capital last night, extending Atlanta’s fifth-place lead to a full game.  The Bulls, however, still... »