| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Perhaps the moment when Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge truly entered the consciousness of NBA fans was in the first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets last season.
The Trail Blazers won in six games with Aldridge putting up back-to-back 40-...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 11:22 AM
Michael Jordan's notoriously competitive nature has been known to spill over into physical confrontations -- with teammates in particular -- and former Bulls teammate Horace Grant simply added to the legend last week in an interview with a New York...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:02 PM
This has been a strange Bulls season, which began with legitimate championship aspirations. At times, they have lived up to those, beating other powers and posting a 17-8 road mark as their six-game trip continues Wednesday in Houston. Other times? Not so...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:40 AM
LOS ANGELES — Several times over the years, Tom Thibodeau has reminded all how Tim Duncan averaged nearly 40 minutes in his first six seasons with the Spurs. He did it again Tuesday night before the Bulls' overtime victory over the Warriors....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:00 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jimmy Butler's illness forced him to miss Tuesday night's 113-111 victory in overtime against the Warriors, preventing the preferred and anticipated battle of the backcourts.
For the Warriors, Stephen Curry is a leading most...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:52 AM
Earlier in his career, Kobe Bryant considered joining the Washington Wizards, according to the Washington Post.
"That's true," said Bryant. "A long time ago? Yeah."
Bryant reportedly had an interest in playing for Michael Jordan, who held the role of...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:20 PM
Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, ending his 19th season with the Lakers a little past its halfway point.
Bryant's last three seasons have been cut short because of injury, starting with a...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:04 AM
Jeff Van Gundy is right: Bulls management has undermined coach Tom Thibodeau.
Van Gundy made that comment and several others while working the Bulls-Mavericks game on ESPN on Friday night, painting a picture of a devious front office.
| Jan 25, 2015
| 10:41 PM
The rookie hazing started a lot later than usual, but its intensity increased Sunday.
Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black will be pushing toy babies around in small strollers the rest of the season, as per Lakers Coach Byron Scott's insistence....
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:28 AM
This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005.
Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:23 AM
From this vantage point, there's only one way to respond appropriately when the Bulls unveil a video tribute to Luol Deng during the first timeout of Sunday's matinee against the Heat.
Deng, facing his former team for the third time but the first in...