| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:41 AM
At some point during a season, every NBA team — even a great team — will need a leader on its roster to step up and set an example for his teammates.
The Orlando Magic, by no means a great team, have reached that point after an inexcusable...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Nazr Mohammed is coming home. As expected, the Chicago native and Kenwood Academy alum has signed with the Bulls, his eighth NBA team.
The 14-year vet will take the place of Omer Asik, who signed with Houston. Mohammed is 6-foot-10 and 250 pounds and...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The Bulls just got a little more interesting. On Tuesday they announced the signing of 5-foot-9 guard Nate Robinson, the seven-year vet known for his leaping ability and free-flowing ways with the media.
Robinson, who essentially replaces John Lucas...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Barack Obama once again seemed to have a firm grip on the Hollywood vote during this year's election, so it's no surprise that stars came out to support the president Tuesday at his election night rally at McCormick Place. And because, to them, there...
| 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"...
| Apr 19, 2011
Breaking down Chris Paul's 11 of 18 shooting in Lakers' 109-100 Game 1 loss to New Orleans Hornets First quarter, 9:38 - 9:30. Paul and Carl Landry immediately went to screen and roll, and Pau Gasol was already unprepared. He anticipated being ready to...
| Apr 20, 2011
An odd game, even a perplexing one. Little of that will be remembered in the long term after the Lakers earned a split of the opening two games of their playoff series against the Hornets by winning, 87-78, on Wednesday night at Staples Center. Though...
| Apr 24, 2011
1. How will the Hornets respond to the pressure? The Lakers enter Game 4 of their first-round matchup with the Hornets on Sunday enjoying a 2-1 lead, and suddenly New Orleans Coach Monty Williams is calling it a "must win." There's plenty of reason for...
| Apr 25, 2011
Overlook Kobe Bryant's scoreless first-half performance. Forget about Chris Paul's triple-double effort. And accept the Lakers' nearly three-quarter stretch in which they didn't grab an offensive rebound. There's plenty of blame to go around for the...