| Jun 26, 2015
| 4:43 PM
The Bulls won 62.2 percent of their regular-season games when Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler played together, going 28-17. Both players averaged over 20 points in the NBA playoffs.
A funky, season-ending loss to the Cavaliers in which Rose played a...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 1:48 PM
Random thoughts about an unpredictable NBA season while wondering when LeBron James will start searching for a new coach in Cleveland:
• Congrats to the Golden State Warriors, who win an NBA title every 40 years.
• I don't really know how...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 10:09 AM
For a brief, flickering moment, it looked like Bowie native Jerian Grant might start his professional basketball career close to home with the Washington Wizards.
The Wizards selected the former DeMatha High and Notre Dame guard with the 19th overall...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Did the Heat get a "Godfather" blessing by lucking into getting Justise Winslow? Winslow has the necessary skills to be productive off the bench behind Luol Deng (if he stays). As a starter, he'll be carried and developed by a lineup that includes...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 6:32 PM
An espn.com story Tuesday captured the wildly disparate views on Latvian power forward Kristaps Porzingis. Its headline read: "Is Porzingis more Dirk (Nowitzki) or Darko (Milicic)?"
In other words, will Porzingis turn out closer to the 7-foot Hall of...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 5:20 AM
DENVER It was 1994, and Greg Kampe had an opening for an assistant coach on his basketball staff at Oakland University. The "Bad Boys" were just down the road in Detroit, and Pistons assistant Brendan Malone came to Kampe with a request.
"His dad said:...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 5:05 AM
Few members of the Kings' front office were stunned or even bothered by general manager Pete D'Alessandro's departure Wednesday to the Denver Nuggets. Though the timing was terrible, with the NBA draft two weeks away, his exit was anticipated for...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 10:00 AM
NBA star Carmelo Anthony announced Thursday that he is bringing a professional soccer team to Puerto Rico for the first time in three years.
The new club, called Puerto Rico FC, will begin playing in the Division II North American Soccer League in fall...
| May 19, 2015
| 11:28 AM
Todd Peterson knows games.
He twice quit jobs selling software to play “Call of Duty” and other video games for fun until he needed a paycheck again. He spent so much time with a controller in hand he’d rather not say exactly how much,...
| May 19, 2015
| 9:37 AM
Stacey King has had an up-close-and-personal view of Tom Thibodeau from his seat as TV analyst on Bulls’ broadcasts.
And the former Bull weighed in on Thibodeau’s future and the dynamic between the 2011 NBA Coach of the Year and management...
| May 20, 2015
| 10:38 AM
The lottery order has been set, the Miami Heat now locked into the No. 10 pick for the June 25 NBA Draft. So how might the first 14 picks play out? Here's Ira Winderman's early forecast.
- Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns, 6-11, C, Kentucky....