| Aug 2, 2012
When Mike Krzyzewski visited Hampton in April, recruiting for Duke at the Boo Williams Nike event, we spoke briefly about the United States national team he was set to coach for a second consecutive Olympics. Center Dwight Howard was sidelined with a back...
| May 27, 2012
Troy Williams' transfer from Phoebus High, the hometown school where his Aunt Terri and Uncle Boo excelled, to Oak Hill Academy was more than a basketball decision.
Of course, Oak Hill's renowned team is the foremost reason. Were Williams a scholarship...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Remember how all the talk used to be finding a second superstar or just another star who could create his own shot to go along with Derrick Rose?
That was the championship formula the way the Heat did it, except they pigged out with LeBron James and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:35 PM
The earthquake rocked the Lakers on the morning of Nov. 25, 2013, their economic future rattled by a $48.5-million contract extension given to an aging and injured player who neither required it nor demanded it.
Now, seven months later, comes the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 11:34 AM
It was about a week before free agency opened that Carmelo Anthony told the Knicks he would opt out of his contract, and I wrote we might be seeing the earliest the Bulls had ever been used in a contract negotiation.
And now, with Anthony returning to...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:27 AM
For those of you keeping score at home, the Bulls lost the D.J. Augustin 25-point game and the Taj Gibson 32-point game.
They won the Mike Dunleavy 35-point game, but just barely and only because Nene was kicked out for being stupid. If Nene had stuck...
| 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 22, 2014
| 10:24 PM
It was about 15-6, Wizards, when TNT analyst and future Knicks coach Steve Kerr pointed out that the Bulls reached their ceiling during the regular season and didn't have much more to go on when it comes to the playoffs.
Other teams, however, do have...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Longstanding NBA truth: Nobody good ever comes to the Bulls and nobody knows why, but if you think the Bulls landed a good player, then he turns out to be Carlos Boozer.
Recent NBA truth: The Heat can be made to look like the Cavaliers. The Pacers...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
As an investor in “Dallas Buyers Club,’’ not to mention a cameo as a bartender, Adam Dunn might leave spring training for Sunday’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. For...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Wait, that’s not an NBA schedule, that’s just taunting the Bulls.
Did you see their first two games? It’s a painful summer rerun of all their painful summers filled with failed free agency and failed trade efforts.
The Bulls open...