| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:06 PM
The Lakers have lost eight in a row, dropping all four through Week 13. That streak seems likely to continue through Week 14, the Lakers hosting the Washington Wizards (30-15) and Chicago Bulls (29-17) before visiting the struggling New York Knicks (8-37)...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:32 PM
The Miami Heat's slide from NBA dominance has expanded beyond the standings.
In a stunning turn of events with Thursday's release of the final fan balloting numbers, Heat guard Dwyane Wade was bypassed for a starting spot on the Eastern Conference All-...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Marcin Gortat scored 20 points, John Wall had 11 points and 10 assists and the Washington Wizards beat the overmatched Philadelphia 76ers 111-76 on Monday.
Washington went on a 20-3 run for a 27-11 lead late in the first quarter and...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The Bulls dropped to 26-14 with Wednesday's 105-99 home loss to the Wizards. Here are three observations.
The January dog days officially are here.
Just think: There are still 14 games until the All-Star break, nine of which are on the road. But the...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Mike Dunleavy shot jumpers after the Bulls' morning shootaround at the United Center, but will miss his seventh straight game Wednesday against the Wizards because of a sore right ankle.
Dunleavy jammed the ankle Jan. 1 and initially thought he'd return...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:48 PM
It's a work in progress.
That proved the dominant theme after Tuesday's 80-minute practice at the Advocate Center, from the Bulls' current defensive rut to the closing-game pairing of Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol to Derrick Rose's pick-and-roll defense...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:07 AM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Wednesday; CSN, ESPN, WMVP-AM 1000.
Storylines: The teams have split two meetings this season, both in Washington. The Wizards will be finishing a tough back-to-back, having beaten the Spurs 101-93 on Tuesday.
Trending: The Bulls have...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:02 PM
The Bulls hadn't lost consecutive games since Nov. 21. That changed Friday night at Verizon Center. Riding double-doubles from Marcin Gortat, Nene and John Wall, the Wizards buried the Bulls' starters early and held on for a 102-86 victory....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce nodded his head walking down the Verizon Center tunnel Friday night, a satisfied look on his face after celebrating on the court with some good-natured trash talk directed at Doc Rivers, his former coach on the...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Observations from Friday night's 105-103 loss to the Washington Wizards at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- Good job.
-- Good effort.
-- But too shaky at the finish.
-- Not that Dwyane Wade didn't give it as much as he could.
-- But the late turnovers...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 1:41 PM
All Hassan Whiteside could think about was the alternative.
There was a chance he could have been earning a living thousands of miles away Friday night instead of at AmericanAirlines Arena. It almost happened before the opportunity of a lifetime...