| May 14, 2013
| 6:38 AM
The crowd arrived late. The Bulls didn’t arrive at all. Ba-bum-cha!
Each seat in the United Center held a poster proclaiming “Next Man Up.’’ There just weren’t enough men -- or women or children -- to hold them up.
| May 7, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Everybody waited for LeBron James to take over Game 1 of the Bulls-Heat Eastern Conference semifinal series.
The game was surprisingly close. The Bulls were defending and rebounding the way you knew they would. The game was there to be won. The game was...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
BASKETBALL URBAN LEGEND: Allergies allowed the Detroit Pistons to, in effect, steal Dennis Rodman in the 1986 NBA Draft. During season 8 of the NBC TV series "Celebrity Apprentice" in 2009, Dennis Rodman missed one of the weekly competitions on......
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The clock could be ticking on Arron Afflalo’s tenure with the Orlando Magic.
Magic executives like what Afflalo brings to the team, and a league source told the Orlando Sentinel that Afflalo and his agent have not asked for a trade, but it may...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team.
The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
| May 17, 2013
You owed us more.
Derrick Rose, if you sift through the city's anger, blind support, unhappiness and general confusion, you likely will find one overarching emotion: a deep-rooted disappointment.
Throughout Chicago, your story is nearly a refrain, a...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Here's the thing about brothers and "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" co-stars Randy and Wayne Cohen: They fight a lot — and even came to blows this year — but they always make up.
And once they're done patching things up, they tend to go right...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:33 PM
It's a good thing Jennifer Hudson was already in the Christmas spirit Tuesday at her "A Hudson Holiday" party at the House of Blues, because the Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer will need it for the next few months.
Hudson was recently...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area?
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:34 PM
LAS VEGAS — Despite not feeling comfortable in the role, Derrick Rose participated in the Bulls' free-agency pitches to Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol.
The Bulls landed the latter and missed on the former. Now that the roster is basically set, Rose...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Could Mike James, Lou Amundsen and Ronnie Brewer be crucial to landing Carmelo Anthony?
If that sounds crazy, so once did the idea of Anthony leaving $129 million on the table to bolt the Knicks.
But just more than two weeks before the start of NBA...