| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:12 PM
The day started with a prediction from President Barack Obama and ended with an emphatic statement from Derrick Rose.
The star-crossed point guard dazzled Friday night, scoring 31 points relentlessly attacking the rim.
"I think he is building,"...
| Dec 18, 2014
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PORTLAND — Guard Damian Lillard and forward LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 52 points to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 104-97 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday night at the Moda Center.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Jameer Nelson never wanted to be an NBA nomad, but he likely has no clue where the closing chapters of his career will take him now.
After playing his first 10 NBA seasons in Orlando, the point guard finds himself on his second team within five months....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Not sure if the world can handle two Joakim Noahs, but the Bulls center gets a body double anyway in a new spot for the NBA's redesigned Swingman jerseys.
Noah' doppleganger -- a pediatric dermatologist, of all things -- handles the mundane chores of...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 37 points, including a layup with 10 seconds left after a timeout he didn't seem to want, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks, 90-87, on Thursday night for their season-best fifth straight victory....
| Dec 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
NEW YORK -- The Portland Trail Blazers started their season-long five-game trip with a 103-99 win over the New York Knicks on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
Portland (16-4) is now 6-2 on the road. The Knicks (4-18) have lost eight straight games and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Count coach Mike Krzyzewski as one of many Chicagoans hoping to see Derrick Rose return to form.
Rose was named Monday as one of 19 players on the USA World Cup national team training camp roster, which will practice in Las Vegas from July 28 to Aug....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:09 PM
LOS ANGELES — On Dec. 30, 2011, Derrick Rose arrived in this city where he makes his offseason home as the league's reigning most valuable player and dropped 29 points and 16 assists on Chris Paul and the Clippers in a 13-point road victory.
| Nov 19, 2014
The Trail Blazers' injury good fortune is officially a thing of the past.
The team announced Tuesday that former Lehigh star C.J. McCollum has suffered a fracture in his right index finger and will be sidelined at least four weeks.
The backup shooting...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:36 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Bulls called Kirk Hinrich's injury a chest contusion. Hinrich said he suffered bruised ribs.
Most assumed the injury occurred when Hinrich took a charge from DeMarcus Cousins midway through the fourth quarter in Thursday...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — Taj Gibson has developed a well-earned reputation for recovering quickly from injuries.
That likely will change with his latest, a left ankle he now has sprained three times in seven months and twice in four weeks.