| Jun 13, 2015
| 5:23 PM
Fred Hoiberg landed his top target for lead assistant Saturday when Jim Boylen chose to leave the Spurs for the Bulls’ associate head coaching position, a league source confirmed.
Yahoo Sports first reported the news, which filled the desire...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 11:38 AM
If history is any indication, Chicagoans should be ready to party late into the night Monday.
The Blackhawks are 4-3 overall in Game 6s in the Stanley Cup Final. However, each of the team’s last three Cups was won in a Game 6, albeit on the road....
| Jun 5, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Cleveland guard Kyrie Irving was injured in the Cavaliers' NBA Finals Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday when his left knee "seized up on him" with two minutes to play in the game. It is the third time this postseason that his balky knee...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Most who follow the NBA know about Steve Kerr, the coach of the destiny-driven Golden State Warriors, in the traditional jock-makes-good way.
The surface resume goes something like this: Sharp-shooting guard at Palisades High plays at University of...
| May 26, 2015
| 4:20 AM
Well, Magic fans, it looks like you're going get what you wanted, after all.
You wanted that former Chicago Bulls head coach who is renowned as a tough, hard-driving, defensive-minded perfectionist who holds players accountable and preaches and teaches ...
| May 29, 2015
| 5:47 PM
The Orlando Magic hired Scott Skiles as their new coach Friday, but the announcement and the accompanying hoopla felt anticlimactic.
Skiles’ name had been linked to the job ever since team officials fired Jacque Vaughn in early February. After...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 5:05 AM
When the Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova was accused of dirty tactics in the NBA playoffs, 17-year-old Jackie Custer of Canton, Ohio, took it personally.
Because she knew better.
The Cavs' new cult hero was her escort on March 28 at "A Prom to Remember,"...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 10:45 AM
When did people in the south suburbs, who paid a lot more for their houses than they are now worth and who still have high property tax bills, become so complacent and accepting of main streets and neighborhoods that are sloppy, dirty and rundown? Our...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 12:23 PM
As the bartender at Parts and Labor in Logan Square was setting down my amber-hued shot of Malort during what would prove to be the Conference Finals-clinching win two Saturday nights ago, a familiar scene, one that we’ve almost come to take for...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 6:09 PM
Here are the facts: The Bulls' season ended May 14. Management fired Tom Thibodeau two weeks later on May 28 and took five days to announce Fred Hoiberg's hiring.
Given that Hoiberg's name had been rumored as Thibodeau's replacement for upward of a...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Who says you can't trash talk if you're from Ames, Iowa?
One day after new Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg light-heartedly dissed Doug McDermott's Ames High team, claiming his era's team was better, the Bulls' 2014 first-round acquisition dished back on...