| Jun 23, 2015
| 5:32 PM
It's no accident Pau Gasol's three-year contract with the Bulls — assuming he exercises his player option — expires in 2017.
Gasol's deal runs concurrent with those of Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic. And depending on the...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 4:35 PM
Leave it to Knicks President Phil Jackson to playfully tweak the NBA draft process.
"I'm here to speak about things I can't speak about," Jackson wryly told reporters in New York at his media briefing in advance of Thursday's NBA draft.
| Jun 17, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will get their championship rings. LeBron James will try yet again to end Cleveland's epic title drought. And barring a most unlikely change of heart, Kobe Bryant's illustrious NBA career will end.
| Jun 24, 2015
| 4:15 PM
Royalty walked through the doors for the last half-hour of Virginia alum Justin Anderson's recent pre-NBA draft workout with the Los Angeles Lakers. Sporting his best poker face, Anderson continued going about his business in the presence of Kobe Bryant....
| Jun 26, 2015
| 4:43 PM
The Bulls won 62.2 percent of their regular-season games when Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler played together, going 28-17. Both players averaged over 20 points in the NBA playoffs.
A funky, season-ending loss to the Cavaliers in which Rose played a...
| Jun 20, 2015
| 4:15 PM
The not-so-immortal John Dickson is the only previous 22nd pick in Bulls franchise history. The Arkansas State product was selected in the third round of the 1967 NBA draft but opted for the ABA, so he's merely a footnote in the Bulls' second season of...
| Jun 21, 2015
| 5:05 AM
Most NBA draft classes have them: the cautionary tale, the European bust, the college all-American who couldn't cut it, the late first-rounders who outperformed their draft order.
The 2011 draft has all that in multiples. Now that it can be judged a...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, let's assume that Dwyane Wade does leave to go play for another team. What options does that leave the Heat? Would that clear up $16 million of cap space? How can we replace him? Can we go after someone like Jimmy Butler or another good young...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Stephen Curry y los Warriors de Golden State recibirán sus anillos de campeones. LeBron James intentará otra vez poner fin la sequía de títulos en Cleveland. Y Kobe Bryant pondrá fin a una ilustre carrera en la NBA, a menos que se arrepienta en el...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 4:10 PM
Twelve years have passed since Rudy Tomjanovich's 12-season run as Rockets coach ended, and yet the man who separated the Bulls' three-peats with back-to-back NBA championships still talks regularly to Jim Boylen.
Boylen, who is poised to be announced...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Jimmy Butler is ready to bet on himself again if needed.
A league source confirmed a Yahoo Sports report that Butler has preliminary plans to pursue shorter-term offer sheets when restricted free agency begins July 1. Butler, who turned down a four-...