| Jun 12, 2014
Buzz Williams attended a junior college. He barged his way into coaching there and earned his nickname in the process. Most telling, the top four scorers on the first of Williams' Sweet 16 teams at Marquette were junior-college transfers.
So it is no...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night.
The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:31 AM
The Bulls players and coaches don’t seem to know they have no chance to win the NBA title this season.
That ought to be the goal, especially when the face of the franchise is the Larry O’Brien Trophy.
But the Bulls players and coaches don&...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Hannibal Buress, meet the Bulls. Bulls, meet Hannibal Buress.
The 31-year-old comedian and life long Bulls fan said he had never crossed paths with any Bulls players before performing Wednesday at the annual “An Evening with the Bulls”...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Now that the waste of time called the NBA All-Star break is over, the real season can resume.
The trade rumor season.
The Carmelo-Anthony-to-the-Bulls season.
While there have been stories about Anthony’s considering the Bulls as a free...
| Apr 17, 2014
Davante Gardner knows precisely what he needs to show professional basketball scouts, and it has little to do with his considerable skills.
"I hear the same thing from everybody," Gardner said. "Have a motor, run the floor every time and get my body...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Before heading to the Blackhawks-St. Louis Blues game Wednesday at the United Center and watching teammate Charles Tillman take part in Shoot the Puck, the Bears’ Jay Cutler had dinner with friends at Chicago Cut Steakhouse. On one side of Cutler'...
| Feb 15, 2012
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......
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:03 AM
With all the attention focused on the Cleveland Cavaliers and the talented teams in the Western Conference, it's been a well-kept secret that the Toronto Raptors are one of the best teams in the NBA. The Raptors look to make another quiet statement Friday...