| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Music producer Shannon “Slam” Ridley remembers the day former Bull Carlos Boozer stepped into a downtown Chicago studio in early 2011 to lay down a rap track called “Winning Streak.”
“He had on a walking cast. He had never...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Former Bull and current Laker Carlos Boozer will be featured on a new rap album.
The album,"Full Court Press Vol. 1," features several NBA players and several musicians.
"Kids love music and kids love athletes," Glen Davis said in a video trailer...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:59 PM
First Jay-Z became the proud owner of a painting by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley -- now LeBron James.
The painting was given to James by Miami Heat player-turned-assistant coach Juwan Howard as a gift for winning the NBA Finals last season. Howard...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:15 AM
There have been plays or moments during games that caused candid reactions on the Miami Heat bench this season.
Most were reserved for the out of ordinary, such as Mike Miller dunking, Mario Chalmers hitting 10 3-pointers or Shane Battier blocking a...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Rashard Lewis has stepped inside Amway Center plenty of times, but Wednesday night was a first for him.
It was the first time he's walked into the arena as an NBA champion.
Lewis, who played in four seasons for the Orlando Magic, is still savoring the...
| May 2, 2013
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has paid $1.47 million for a five-bedroom, French Normandy-style house on nearly 5 acres in Mettawa, about 35 miles northwest of the city.
Forte, 27, bought the 6,062-square-foot stucco and brick house, which was...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:25 PM
Allen Iverson's face was stoic, his voice unwavering. But the tears in his mother's eyes revealed the raw emotion of the moment.
``My family needs me right now,'' Iverson said Wednesday as he confirmed that he is forgoing his final two college basketball...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:54 PM
h, no, am I here all alone?
Actually, the world didn't end when the NBA locked its players out.
The NBA didn't even end, even if it felt as if it were about to as darkness moved across the land.
I have nothing against doomsday scenarios ... but if...