| Apr 16, 2011
| 1:35 PM
The Bulls played 82 games to claim homecourt advantage, and then spent 45 minutes of their first playoff game against Indiana on Saturday trying to give it away.
For all the world it looked like the Bulls were collapsing under the burden of capturing the...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Derrick Rose said the Bulls were surprised by the Pacers’ double-teaming in Game 2 of their playoff series, and I’m wondering, how is a Tom Thibodeau team surprised by anything?
That’s both a compliment and a What The . . .?
| Feb 18, 2011
| 10:51 AM
In the game of basketball, the slam dunk rises literally above the rest. It excites the crowd, it pumps up a team, and it makes the highlight reel with ease.
On Saturday, all eyes will be on the NBA's annual dunk contest, an event that has...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Kyle Korver wants a mulligan. The Chicago Bulls guard was featured on TNT’s “Ask Charles” segment during Game 2 and posed a question to analyst Charles Barkley about his height.
“I had to do it on the spot,” Korver said...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 8:27 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — You can clock Derrick Rose in the head, as Jeff Foster did midway through the third quarter.
You can throw long-armed defenders at him like Paul George or try fresh looks like Dahntay Jones. You can even harass him into 4-for-18...
| May 5, 2011
| 9:31 AM
The Bulls spent most of the last week being told how great they were and receiving hardware as evidence.
Hope it doesn’t happen again.
Tom Thibodeau was named Coach of the Year. Derrick Rose was named MVP. Two-day galas to follow, one day for...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:30 AM
It wasn’t all the shots Derrick Rose took at the end of Game 4. It was all the shots he didn’t take at the beginning.
It wasn’t all the energy and aggressiveness Rose expended trying to take over the fourth quarter of Sunday’s...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:31 AM
It’s safe to say Lollapalooza didn’t have people like me in mind when choosing its headliners.
There is no hip-hop headliner like there was in 2008 (Kanye West) and 2011 (Eminem). Also, I’m too young to care that the three-day music...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:45 AM
The night before I was supposed to cover Carlos Zambrano’s Big Z Foundation launch party in early 2010, I came down with a case of food poisoning. All I wanted to do was lie in bed with a garbage can at my side. I was in no mood to talk –...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:24 PM
As the Orlando Magic’s game against the Chicago Bulls on Friday night approached, Dwight Howard said the Magic had not faced much adversity so far in this strange, compressed regular season.
So how would the team handle hardship when it...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...