| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:14 PM
The Orlando Magic narrowed their field of coaching candidates to three finalists: Michael Curry, Lindsey Hunter and Jacque Vaughn. Of those three, the most likely choice is Vaughn.
So let’s take a closer look at Vaughn.
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers may yet impact the NBA championship race.
Although perhaps not the way Jerry Buss, Jim Buss, Jeanie Buss or busloads of fans in the Southland anticipated.
With every Lakers loss making it clearer that the mix is not...
| Apr 19, 2009
BOSTON — Derrick Rose even treats making history casually, shrugging off any superlatives that aren't associated with the final score.
Minutes after he tied Lew Alcindor's 39-year-old NBA playoff record with 36 points in a rookie playoff debut, all...
| Apr 21, 2009
BOSTON — Joakim Noah sat in stunned silence late Monday night, ice packs on both knees, a blank stare on his sour face.
The Bulls had just lost a 118-115 gut-wrencher to the Celtics, tying their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at a game...
| Apr 24, 2009
Commissioner David Stern joked before Thursday night's Game 3 that Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf had called him the Grim Reaper because of home teams' tendency to lose when Stern attends their playoff games.
The Bulls' 107-86 loss to the Celtics,...
| Nov 13, 2008
| 9:26 PM
Last season the Bulls somehow turned around a 49-33 record from 2006-07 into the exact opposite at 33-49.
Suffice it to say the turnaround the Bulls pulled off Thursday night at the United Center seemed much more palatable.
Trailing by 19 in the first...
| Nov 20, 2008
| 2:01 PM
Good to be back in the saddle for this feature after my friend and mentor Sam Smith occupied this seat for the past few seasons. I started doing this for fledgling Trib site back in 1996 for Bulls playoffs and here we are in 2008. And how cool is this for...
| Nov 22, 2008
| 7:19 AM
Perhaps this is to solve the Bulls' big man woes: Start four guards.
Better yet, this is the way to respond to an embarrassing 42-point loss the previous game: Move the ball, shoot well and put it in Derrick Rose's hands down the stretch.
Rose scored 23...
| Nov 23, 2008
| 10:04 PM
Lindsey Hunter has seen this movie before: A taut game, a leader needed and Chauncey Billups in the thick of it all.
"He's a winner," Hunter said of his former Pistons teammate.
The Bulls blew a prime opportunity Sunday night at the Pepsi Center,...
| Dec 23, 2008
| 10:12 PM
If Detroit can get Rodney Stuckey to impersonate Allen Iverson, the Bulls need Luol Deng to morph into Luol Deng circa May 2007.
With Iverson sidelined for all but 3 minutes, 16 seconds of the second half because of a strained left groin and missing...