| Mar 7, 2008
| 9:26 PM
Shortly after Doc Rivers joked about how he and Jim Boylan comprised the first All-Marquette coaching matchup in NBA history, the Celtics' coach turned serious.
"I think they're going to be in the playoffs," Rivers said of the Bulls. "They could be our...
| Mar 9, 2008
| 9:01 PM
Another city, another coach, another playoff endorsement for the Bulls.
At this rate, the Eastern Conference elite are probably lining up to make first-round fodder of whichever team lands in the seventh or eighth seeds.
So take Pistons coach Flip...
| Mar 11, 2008
| 10:53 PM
For 48 blessed minutes of game action, the focus finally shifted from insubordination, oversleeping and off-the-court silliness to basketball.
For 48 minutes, the Bulls resembled the hard-working, scrappy bunch that used teamwork instead of tantrums to...
| Mar 14, 2008
| 11:17 PM
Ben Gordon screamed in frustration.
Luol Deng waved off reporters.
Drew Gooden uttered something unprintable.
Kirk Hinrich ducked out a door, perhaps in search of Louis Williams.
The speedy 76ers guard, along with Rodney Carney, Andre Iguodala and...
| Mar 17, 2008
| 9:10 PM
The collapse came just as dramatically and almost as severely.
That made Monday night's result just as painful and the postgame locker room equally dejected.
Trying to overcome the emotional hangover of blowing an 18-point fourth-quarter lead in a...
| Mar 18, 2008
| 10:27 PM
Admit it: When the Bulls' 25-point third-quarter lead dwindled to nine early in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, several scenarios came to mind, none of them involving a victory.
Too many fourth-quarter collapses had you contemplating changing the...
| Mar 20, 2008
| 9:40 PM
Too bad the Bulls didn't keep Bruce Bowen from that Toni Kukoc trade back in 2000.
If they had, they could have tried to sell all the boos that rained down Thursday night from a disgusted United Center crowd as chants for "Bruuuuuuce."
| Mar 22, 2008
| 8:01 PM
Bulls gag up 13-point fourth-quarter lead and lose to the Indiana Pacers here Saturday night 108-101.
Bulls player loses it, this time Andres Nocioni, and gets into a heated, expletive-filled confrontation with coach Jim Boylan and is sent to the...
| Mar 25, 2008
| 9:11 PM
Drew Gooden and Joakim Noah have started in NBA Finals and NCAA championship games, respectively, for Cleveland and the University of Florida.
For the Bulls, well, they have started in some fourth-quarter collapses. Tuesday night at the United Center,...
| Mar 29, 2008
| 9:53 PM
Nine games remain in this most perplexing of Bulls seasons.
The playoffs remain a possibility only for serious dreamers and those fans with plenty of pins and voodoo dolls for every member of the Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey Nets and Indiana Pacers.
| Apr 14, 2010
| 4:34 PM
There's really nothing to preview here, what with the Lakers facing the Clippers Wednesday night in the regular season finale. Sure, there was that embarrassing 102-91 loss Jan. 6 to the Clippers. But the Lakers have won 10 of the last 11 contests,...