| May 5, 2013
| 5:16 PM
MIAMI — For a televised half-hour, it seemed less a Most Valuable Player presentation than an Academy Award ceremony. Heat teammates and coaches, live and on video, congratulated LeBron James' game, celebrated his name.
James then stood in a...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 9:00 AM
A report Friday not only painted coach Tom Thibodeau as “dismayed” over not having been offered a lucrative contract extension, it alleged that “his displeasure with the situation is an open secret in team circles.”
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Amid the civic uncertainty Saturday night over Derrick Rose's basketball future created by the torn ACL in his left knee came hope from the unlikeliest of places: on a mound inside a baseball park six miles south.
At U.S. Cellular Field hours after...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Bulls fans might need to use a telescope to find a silver lining to Derrick Rose’s shredded knee.
But Kyle Korver’s faith tells him there is one.
“My grandpa has a saying: ‘God does his best work in life’s graveyards,&...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Not that long ago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau stood at a podium after a rare lousy performance and implored players in his own inimitable way.
"Do. Your. Job.'' Thibodeau barked in his baritone voice April 16 after the Bulls lost at home to the Wizards....
| May 7, 2012
| 7:30 PM
From now on, whenever someone wants to dispute the connection between confidence and winning in pro sports, I will offer the example of the 2012 Bulls, suddenly reduced to slumped shoulders and brittle spines.
Monday at the Berto Center convinced me...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:38 AM
With the Bulls on the brink of elimination, Richard Hamilton said they have to make it personal, and I’m wondering, why didn’t that start after Game 2?
The Bulls got torched in that second half the last time they played in the United Center....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Management is busy preparing for the draft. Derrick Rose is rehabilitating his left knee daily. The games have stopped, but the Bulls' beat never ends. And neither do your questions.
Why is next year being viewed as a tread water year? Rose should be...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:13 PM
Luol Deng indeed found himself on the move during the NBA draft. But where Deng was headed, I suspect the Bulls forward focused more on the exchange rate than trade rumors.
Deng spent Thursday night flying to London to prepare for the Olympics, and jolly...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:32 AM
On the Wednesday that many NBA rumors can become fact, the Bulls appear to be breaking up their beloved “Bench Mob.’’
That is not a good thing with the way this team is constructed.
But you know what? I have no problem making the...