| Jun 21, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Regardless of whether or not the Bulls use their 16th and 19th picks in Thursday's NBA draft, drafting well never has been more essential.
General manager Gar Forman said at last month's draft combine that if the Bulls "want to try to create more cap...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s a close call between the number of reader questions and number of players the Bulls are considering as they continue predraft workouts at the Berto Center. Neither issue has definitive answers yet, but at least I can fake it on the former....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Joakim Noah’s breakthrough season received another accolade Wednesday.
Already honored as the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year and leading vote-getter for the All-Defense team, Noah earned first-team All-NBA status with Kevin Durant,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:12 PM
So that’s it then.
The plucky Bulls gave it all they had, but their season is over after a 75-69 loss to Washington at the United Center on Tuesday. The Wizards eliminated the Bulls four games to one in their first-round playoff series....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:34 PM
On the long walk down the hallway late Tuesday night after his final postgame news conference of the season, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau stopped outside the Wizards locker room to shake guard John Wall's hand.
The Bulls had no answer for Wall or Bradley...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (18-32) have won two straight games, finishing their three-game road trip on a high note.
On Sunday, they'll play a more challenging team than the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-33) or Philadelphia 76ers (15-36), hosting the Chicago Bulls (24-25) at...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Pau Gasol might have played his last game in a Lakers uniform.
The team is leaning toward sitting him for its final seven games while he recovers from a severe recurrence of vertigo.
He won't play Friday against Dallas after dizziness kept him...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Throughout this season, at points where matters looked most dire, Tom Thibodeau would cite the losses of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and talk about the Bulls' fight.
Never has that trait been more impressively on display than Friday...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Kobe Bryant forgot to mention someone of note in his rant about the Lakers’ future.
Thanks to Bryant’s payroll-devouring $48.5-million contract over the next two seasons, the Lakers will have little financial wiggle room to...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...