| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Summer school tends to be a relaxed operation in the NBA.
It is why Erik Spoelstra can sit at the scorers' table while assistant Dan Craig coaches the prospects who are renting Miami Heat practice jerseys.
Monday, among the players who took...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:57 AM
If you have any basketball sensibilities, then don’t watch a Bulls playoff game
Not an entire game, anyway. Your system can’t take it. It’s the ghost pepper of the playoff basketball Scoville Scale. I’m telling you this for...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In NBA playoff parlance, we call this a gift.
The beaten-up, struggling, Derrick-Rose-less Bulls get a first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, perhaps the dumbest team in the league.
The Bulls won three of the four games against the Nets...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Players can work out, lift weights and hone their basketball skills between tweets this summer.
Stan Van Gundy is trying to get better by exercising his mind and understanding what makes people tick.
Van Gundy has seen two psychologists --- and he's...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:52 PM
The truest mission statement for the Magic is not about winning a title this season.
It's about keeping Dwight Howard in town.
Can't accomplish one without the other, anyway.
To update, as of Thursday, nothing has changed on the Howard trade front,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:35 PM
With the light striking his new purple hat as he stepped onto stage, there was one thing that seemed a safe bet when it came to Utah's first pick in June of 2010.
Gordon Hayward wouldn't have the lights shine on him too much too early-and that was viewed...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:32 AM
On the Wednesday that many NBA rumors can become fact, the Bulls appear to be breaking up their beloved “Bench Mob.’’
That is not a good thing with the way this team is constructed.
But you know what? I have no problem making the...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Until Jan. 13, Tony Gonzalez had spent more time in the Miami Heat locker room than in an NFL playoff-winning locker room.
You can look it up.
It is why, as they boarded the bus for Monday's practice in Salt Lake City, the conversation...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Kobe Bryant called NBA Commissioner David Stern's idea of a 23-and-younger age limit for Team USA in future Olympics "stupid."
Only Kobe might be able to get away with using the word "stupid" and his boss in the same sentence.
Stern threw out the...