Alex Caruso Just Posterized P.J. Tucker in Epic Fashion

Alex Caruso is typically embarrassing players with his lockdown defense. But, if you’re not careful, he’ll do the same thing with his wicked hops.

The Bulls guard reminded everyone just how athletic he is during Saturday night’s contest against the Mami Heat, finishing an absurd one-handed poster on P.J. Tucker midway through the 1st quarter.

Watch it … and watch it again:

I mean … HOLY CARUSHOW!!

Nikola Vucevic deserves a round of applause for that beautiful bounce pass, but I can’t get enough of that emphatic finish. Caruso even capped things off with a clean swipe of the headband, which has got to be one of the more underrated celebrations in the league. Man, I still can’t believe the Lakers just let this dude walk.

written by

Elias Schuster is the Lead Chicago Bulls writer at Bleacher Nation. He started with BN full-time in 2019 immediately after graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a degree in Journalism (yes, he started with the Jim Boylen Era). Since joining, Elias has been the driving force behind Bulls and NBA content for both the site and social accounts. You can follow him on Twitter/X @Schuster_Elias.

more bulls news

Late Night Hoops, Sharing the Wealth Against the Bucks, Alex Caruso’s Status, and Other Bulls Bullets

*rides up on horse* Today we no longer stand for injustice! *crowd cheers* Today we no longer allow the evil above us to play god – to force us to live our nights in fear! *crowd cheers again* Today ......

So We Have to Talk About Onuralp Bitim’s Awesome Night

The Chicago Bulls 2023-24 season has read like a tragedy, but things briefly veered toward a feel-good story on Wednesday night. With Alex Caruso ruled out before tip-off against the Cleveland Cavaliers – joining Torrey Craig, Patrick Williams, and Zach...

It’s Official: Caitlin Clark is Coming to the WNBA (And We Know Where She’s Going)

Caitlin Clark made it official on Thursday afternoon. Despite the Iowa Hawkeyes still in the thick of a strong campaign, Caitlin Clark has announced that she will enter the 2024 WNBA Draft after the season. For what it's worth, Clark...

Report: Hornets to Hire Jeff Peterson as New Front Office Leader (So Marc Eversley Stays)

The Charlotte Hornets' search for their new President of Basketball Operations appears to be headed toward a conclusion. ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported this morning that the Hornets are set to hire Nets executive Jeff Peterson as their new...

The NBA’s Best Rebounding Game in Years, Only the Bulls, Bitim’s Big Night, and Other Bulls Bullets

The Chicago Bulls might as well be a faulty Jack-In-The-Box. On some nights, they'll jump out and startle you with a double-OT win over the second-best team in the Eastern Conference. On other nights, you'll keep anxiously awaiting their arrival...

Coby White Deserves “Most Improved Player” (But the Odds Say Otherwise)

Coby White has 27 games left to convince voters he is the NBA's Most Improved Player. And, if we're being honest, it shouldn't have to take much persuading. No other player has experienced the kind of leap White has this...

Enhanced Box Score: Bulls 132, Cavaliers 123 (2 OT) – February 28, 2024

While walking my dog Winnie, I got the notification that Alex Caruso would sit out of tonight's game. A shiver was sent down my spine. Sure, half of that may have been the fact that it dropped nearly 40 degrees...

Bulls’ Onuralp Bitim Just Knocked Down His First NBA Bucket

With the Chicago Bulls down multiple players against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night, Onuralp Bitim heard his name called. The Turkish standout checked in at the 7:19 mark of the second quarter. It marked just his third appearance of...

Pre-Gamin’: Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls (7:00 CT), Projected Lineups, How to Watch, More

On the bright side, it can't get much worse than last night, right? https://twitter.com/chicagobulls/status/1762840162654904553?s=20 Game Info Cleveland Cavaliers (38-19) at Chicago Bulls (27-31) – 7:00 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Chicago (TV) and 670 The Score (Radio) Projected Starters Chicago Bulls Coby...

Alex Caruso is OUT for Matchup Between Bulls and Cavs

The Chicago Bulls will be without Alex Caruso in tonight's matchup against the Eastern Conference's second-best team. According to the latest injury report, the Bulls' best defender has been ruled out with a hamstring strain. The guard was forced to...

Latest News

Mock Draft Medley: Bears Shut Out of the Top Receivers; Build in the Trenches in Recent Mocks

Before I get out of here on this lovely Friday afternoon, let's discuss some notable scenarios in a few recent mock drafts that have been making the rounds. The Athletic's Latest 2024 NFL Mock Draft The Athletic's college football staff...

Dallas Cowboys Offseason Preview: 2024 Free Agents and Team Needs

The Dallas Cowboys continue to find ways to win double-digit regular season games, which is no small feat, but when you can't move on past Super Wildcard Weekend, the expectations shift. The Packers went into Dallas and absolutely boat-raced the...

Karl-Anthony Towns Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Kings – Friday, March 1, 2024

To beat his 3-point prop, Karl-Anthony Towns needs to make three from beyond the arc on Friday, when his Minnesota Timberwolves meet the Sacramento Kings, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET.Karl-Anthony Towns' Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the KingsKarl-Anthony Towns' over/under...

Cade Cunningham Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Cavaliers – Friday, March 1, 2024

On Friday at 7:00 PM ET, the Detroit Pistons meet the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Cade Cunningham's 3-pointer prop for this clash requires two triples.Cade Cunningham's Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the CavaliersCade Cunningham's over/under for three-pointers in this game: 1.5 at...

Kyrie Irving Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Celtics – Friday, March 1, 2024

At 7:30 PM ET on Friday, it'll be the Dallas Mavericks against the Boston Celtics, with Kyrie Irving needing four treys to beat his 3-pointer over/under.Kyrie Irving's Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the CelticsKyrie Irving's over/under for three-pointers in this game:...

Tyrese Haliburton Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Pelicans – Friday, March 1, 2024

The Indiana Pacers face the New Orleans Pelicans at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, and one of the 3-pointer props available for this matchup requires three trifectas from Tyrese Haliburton.Tyrese Haliburton's Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the PelicansTyrese Haliburton's over/under for...

Pascal Siakam Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Pelicans – Friday, March 1, 2024

The Indiana Pacers meet the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday at 8:00 PM ET, and if the Pacers' Pascal Siakam drains two 3-pointers, he'll beat his prop.Pascal Siakam's Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the PelicansPascal Siakam's over/under for three-pointers in this...

Myles Turner Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Pelicans – Friday, March 1, 2024

Myles Turner's Indiana Pacers meet the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday at 8:00 PM ET, and to beat his 3-point over/under, he must make two from downtown.Myles Turner's Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the PelicansMyles Turner's over/under for three-pointers in this...

Jerami Grant Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Grizzlies – Friday, March 1, 2024

To beat his 3-point prop, Jerami Grant must make two from beyond the arc on Friday, when his Portland Trail Blazers play the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday at 8:00 PM ET.Jerami Grant's Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the GrizzliesJerami Grant's over/under...

Anthony Edwards Player Props: Three-Pointer Props and Odds vs. the Kings – Friday, March 1, 2024

The Minnesota Timberwolves meet the Sacramento Kings on Friday at 8:00 PM ET, and if the Timberwolves' Anthony Edwards connects on three 3-pointers, he'll beat his over/under.Anthony Edwards' Three-Pointer Prop Odds vs. the KingsAnthony Edwards' over/under for three-pointers in this...

more bulls news