| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Reserve any rancor over Carmelo Anthony choosing the Knicks over the Bulls for something truly hypocritical. This wasn't.
His re-signing was understandable and defensible, as pragmatic as it was personal. This was Anthony doing Saturday exactly what...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Bad enough that the Bulls couldn’t get past LeBron James in the Eastern Conference.
Now they won’t get past him in the Central Division, either.
Beep, beep, drive home safely.
James made his choice Friday and made his announcement far...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:10 PM
With due respect to Carmelo Anthony, his was not the signature a winter tenant of the United Center simply had to have to make this Chicago sports summer complete.
Whereas the Bulls can find a way to stay competitive in the Eastern Conference without...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Theoretically, until the Bulls hear otherwise, they still have a chance at signing Carmelo Anthony.
Optimistically, no news was good news Tuesday as Chicago endured another long day of guessing Anthony's intentions.
Realistically, the longer this...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Bulls believe the longer Carmelo Anthony takes to decide, the better their chances of signing the scoring monster.
The Bulls can’t offer all the money that other teams can. But they can offer a better team, they believe, and they have a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:21 PM
No matter how much fun you had over the Fourth of July holiday, Rob Gronkowski probably had more fun.
The New England Patriots star and self-proclaimed “fiesta” was spotted partying all around the city during the holiday weekend. Gronk...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Once the Knicks and team President Phil Jackson removed doubt by offering Carmelo Anthony a maximum deal, the Bulls' summer focus shifted from getting Melo to getting real.
Eventually, that means getting Real Madrid forward Nikola Mirotic, too, but more...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Neither Bulls general manager Gar Forman nor Blackhawks counterpart Stan Bowman comes across as your typical autograph seeker.
They aren't 12-year-old boys or greedy adults looking to make a buck on eBay. They aren't asking anybody to sign a body part....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The star who will come out of the free-agency period smelling like a rose and other assorted floral arrangements was never a free agent.
Kobe Bryant didn't make it to the open market.
The Los Angeles Lakers insisted he take nearly $50 million for...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Here was the first problem for Gar Forman: He wasn’t likely to persuade LeBron James, the best player on the planet, to switch allegiances.
Here was the next problem for the Bulls general manager: He’s not likely to win a sales pitch for...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Of all the things free-agent Carmelo Anthony might wonder as he visits the Bulls, the biggest question about the future no team official can answer.
How long will Derrick Rose's knees hold up?
That conundrum represents the other major difference...