| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It was hard to tell what shocked fans more, the NBA's new dunk contest rules or a performance by Vanilla Ice.
Maybe contest organizers should think twice, twice baby.
Washington's John Wall was declared the winner in fan voting...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Memphis Grizzlies rookie Nick Calathes can check another item off his bucket list.
He's played a regular-season NBA game in Orlando.
Calathes grew up in Central Florida and attended Orlando Magic games as a kid whenever he could. He went on to star at...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:32 PM
SALT LAKE CITY -- The boos rained down early on Friday night from the Jazz faithful. But by night's end, they had changed to "Booz" inside a giddy Bulls locker room.
Carlos Boozer overcame early foul trouble and a late technical to score 11 straight...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In NBA playoff parlance, we call this a gift.
The beaten-up, struggling, Derrick-Rose-less Bulls get a first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, perhaps the dumbest team in the league.
The Bulls won three of the four games against the Nets...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK — Given that the Bulls have waited two years for a rematch with the Heat, two days for another chance doesn't seem like that long.
The Nets forced Thursday's Game 6 at the United Center with Monday night's 110-91 triumph at the Barclays...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:35 AM
I want to say the Bulls quit in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, but you have to show up first.
So, you can’t call them quitters. Call them whatever it is that rolls over and dies before the start of the most important...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area?
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Nik Vucevic turned 7 years old on Oct. 24, 1997.
Tim Duncan played in his first NBA regular-season game exactly one week later.
The difference in experience couldn't have been more striking on Friday night.
Duncan dominated with a turn-back-the-...
| Apr 21, 2013
Lady Gaga is back on her feet, a pilates studio owner says.
The "Poker Face" singer — who has been photographed getting around in a wheelchair since canceling her world tour in February to undergo hip surgery — worked out April 11 at...