| May 7, 2012
| 7:30 PM
From now on, whenever someone wants to dispute the connection between confidence and winning in pro sports, I will offer the example of the 2012 Bulls, suddenly reduced to slumped shoulders and brittle spines.
Monday at the Berto Center convinced me...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:17 AM
PHILADELPHIA — As C.J. Watson's desperation, three-quarter-court heave at the buzzer bounced off the back of the rim Thursday night to clinch a 79-78 victory and the series for the 76ers, harsh reality hit before the ball landed.
| May 10, 2012
| 8:08 AM
So, I’m reading that Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer will have to put up another combined game of 40-plus points and 20-plus rebounds if the Bulls are going to win Game 6 in Philadelphia on Thursday night to force a deciding game at home.
| May 11, 2012
| 6:37 PM
In early February, you could have made a convincing argument for the Philadelphia 76ers to reach the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals.
If you had tried to make that same argument a few weeks ago, however, you might've had your sanity questioned....
| May 18, 2012
| 8:49 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Before Friday night's game at the Wells Fargo Center, 76ers coach Doug Collins vowed just one thing — his guys would compete and play hard.
He talked about a team that had been resilient throughout the season, a young squad...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The Sixers will get a chance to re-create some NBA history after forcing a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinals with Boston. Philadelphia defeats the Celtics 82-75 in Game 6 at home. 30 years ago, the 76ers went to Boston and won a Game 7 to...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:29 AM
PHILADELPHIA —Allen Iverson made an appearance on the floor before the game, cupping his ear and hugging and high-fivin' his way to center court to deliver the gameball.
Julius Erving, sitting in a suite, made a towel-waving cameo on the video...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:42 PM
The Miami Heat are going to win the NBA's Eastern Conference title.
So, in a sense, the Game 7 being played at TD Garden tonight between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics may be one of the most anti-climatic, series-deciding games in either...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler.
In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:28 PM
On Sunday, Tribune reporter K.C. Johnson caught you up on former Bulls GM Jerry Krause, now a Diamondbacks scout. Krause had plenty more to say on a slew of subjects. Here's a taste:
Bill Veeck: "Along with my Dad, the best person I've known in my life."...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:47 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Dwight Howard sat stone-faced near the end of the Orlando Magic bench as the final minutes ticked down inside the Wells Fargo Centeron Monday night. The Magic were about to lose their fourth consecutive game, and Howard must have...