| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:20 PM
56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20)
vs. 8. ATLANTA
38-44 (Home: 24-17; Road: 14-27)
Season series: Tied, 2-2.
Key stat: Even with its epic late-season slide, Indiana still ranked second in the league by giving up only 92.3 points per...
| 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 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is a tale of two interviews. Well, two halves of the same interview.
The first, sunnier half is the best reason to talk to John Turturro (whose “Fading Gigolo,” which he wrote, directed and stars in, opens Friday): He’s been part...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:38 PM
"I get asked that every day, man," a seemingly exasperated Taj Gibson said when prodded to talk about how much Joakim Noah has meant to the Bulls this season. But Gibson's response wasn't one of annoyance. It was pointing out that no one should ever...
| 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....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Sandburg and Stagg will continue their District 230 boys basketball rivalry on Saturday but neither team will enjoy a home-court advantage.
There will be few complaints about that from the Eagles and Chargers.
The two squads will face off at 2 p.m. on...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Now that’s the way to tank a season.
Beep, beep, make way for the Bulls’ “We’re Not Going to Tank’’ bandwagon as it screams down the lottery express lanes.
The Bulls traded the regularly injured Luol Deng, one of...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Blow up this Bulls thing right now.
Or at least take it apart piece by piece the way Derrick Rose’s body and greatness are being removed.
Rose underwent another knee surgery Monday. This one repaired the medial meniscus in his right knee. The...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:54 AM
LOS ANGELES — Derrick Rose had so looked forward to the warm embrace that awaited him on Sunday.
With friends and family looking on from where he makes his offseason home, Rose was scheduled to play the Clippers in a matinee at the Staples Center....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C.
As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them.
He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Andrew Bynum and multiple draft picks to the Chicago Bulls for forward Luol Deng on Monday night.
Deng, 28, is averaging 19 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 23 games. The Cavaliers have lost eight of their last nine...