| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:04 PM
Just about every fiber in Julian Wright's supple 6-foot-9-inch, 215-pound body is devoted to his life's passion--making the world a better place for those around him.
On the court, the McDonald's All-American is a pass-first, spread-the-wealth forward...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Farhan Zaidi sees a great trade for the Dodgers.
"Hey Josh Byrnes, what do you think of this?" he asks.
"I like it, let me ask Andrew Friedman," Josh says.
Friedman replies, "I have to run this by Stan Kasten."
Stan says, "Hold on while I get...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
The rookie had reasons to fall further into an exhibition-season abyss.
His shot was way off, his turnovers were high and his coach kept saying he "looked lost" on the court while wondering aloud about his physical conditioning. Not to mention the...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Even statisticians need the preseason to get their regular-season mojo going.
"They took two blocks away from me," Pau Gasol said, smiling, late Saturday night in Milwaukee. "That happens. I'll let it slide because it's preseason."
The Bulls' prized...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Udonis Haslem appears to be the type of player who keeps himself in top shape. And he's not ancient, just now approaching the age where skills start to diminish. He may no longer be at a stage where he can be a starter, counted on to play 25 to 30...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Maybe the Chicago Bulls-Miami Heat rivalry isn't dead after all.
Two days after LeBron James left the Heat to return to his home-state Cleveland Cavaliers, Luol Deng agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Heat.
Deng met with Heat president...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:52 PM
LAS VEGAS — The 2014-15 Bulls are taking shape. They’re just not making it official yet.
League sources said Kirk Hinrich will follow Pau Gasol and officially sign in the coming days. Nikola Mirotic tweeted that he will “fulfill a...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Hi Ira, with LeBron James gone, will Pat Riley finally succumb to his roots and go get a decent center? It frustrates me watching the Heat get beaten on the boards by teams with a big center, plus replacing LeBron's 7-8 boards a game won't be easy....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The New York Knicks were reportedly working on a buyout of Metta World Peace's contract Saturday.
But there was nothing even the notorious Knicks public relations machine could do about the tweets of Daniel Artest, World Peace's brother. Among the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Now that’s the way to tank a season.
Beep, beep, make way for the Bulls’ “We’re Not Going to Tank’’ bandwagon as it screams down the lottery express lanes.
The Bulls traded the regularly injured Luol Deng, one of...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...