| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:27 PM
With the TV cameras turned off and the dais disassembled, Tom Thibodeau stood on the Berto Center court on July 9, 2010 and exhaled.
“I certainly don’t look at Carlos as a consolation prize,” the Bulls’ coach said in a quiet...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Two screws, one foot, zero predictability.
The top of the NBA draft looked like a sure thing to forecast a week ago (always a dangerous statement), the first few picks a simple lock until Joel Embiid unexpectedly underwent surgery for a stress...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Move over, Carmelo. NBA free agency just got a lot more interesting.
LeBron James has informed the Miami Heat he will opt out of the final two years of his contract, the team confirmed Tuesday. This places the NBA's best player into the open market on...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 11:22 AM
All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony will exercise the opt-out clause in his New York Knicks contract and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, a league source confirmed Sunday.
Multiple outlets also reported the expected development.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Saturday’s news that the Bulls have engaged the Magic in trade talks for veteran swingman Arron Afflalo did little to change their goal of aggressively trying to overhaul the roster.
League sources said targeting Afflalo, who averaged a career-...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:23 PM
The sentence that was watching the Bulls die in the postseason:
-- The Bulls made one basket in about 10 minutes from the end of the first quarter into the second.
-- The Bulls were outscored by eight in the first quarter of Game 5 and by 53 total...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
CHICAGO — The Orlando Magic can breathe a sigh of relief.
They won't play another regular-season road game for at least six and a half months.
Their 2013-14 road slate ended Monday night with an ugly, turnover-filled 108-95 loss to the Chicago...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Losing the first two home games of a best-of-seven series is tough enough. Blowing double-digit, second-half leads in both is even more demoralizing.
"Demoralizing?" Joakim Noah said.
Then, in the direct aftermath of Tuesday's shocking 101-99 overtime...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s a close call between the number of reader questions and number of players the Bulls are considering as they continue predraft workouts at the Berto Center. Neither issue has definitive answers yet, but at least I can fake it on the former....
| May 30, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Throughout his Hall of Fame coaching career that included six championships with the Bulls, Phil Jackson developed a well-earned reputation for getting stars to buy in to a greater team concept.
If Jackson is able to replicate that success in one of his...