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  • Derrick Rose's slump extends to defensive end too

    Derrick Rose's slump extends to defensive end too
    There's an enduring image from this summer's FIBA World Cup in Spain of Derrick Rose in a tight, squat defensive stance, picking up his opponent full-court. Rose didn't clap or hike up his shorts, so this wasn't Michael Jordan and Gary Payton dueling in...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1993 | Marshall's Kim Williams

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1993 | Marshall's Kim Williams
    The people of Englewood Terrace knew long before the rest of Illinois that Ms. Basketball lived in their South Side apartment building. Her picture, clipped out from the sports section of a local newspaper, hung on a bulletin board in the threadbare...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown
    Maybe the reason everything happens so fast in Daniel "Dee" Brown's life is because he embraces the immediacy of every moment. He walks fast, talks faster and dribbles a basketball fastest of all. Illinois coach Bill Self says that "Dee Brown changes...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles
    Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance. Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award. "I...
  • A Chicago-centric calendar for 2015

    Here's a look at this year's planned events and commemorations of interest to Chicagoans, to be held here and elsewhere: Jan. 1 — New Year's Day Jan. 1 — Illinois' personal income tax rate drops from 5 percent to 3.75 percent. Jan. 12 &#...
  • Young teammates see LeBron James as somewhat of a sage

    Young teammates see LeBron James as somewhat of a sage
    An hour after Cleveland suffered its worst defeat of the season, a 29-point blowout to Atlanta on Wednesday night, LeBron James sat in a chair on the baseline with a cold drink in his hand and watched his young teammate, point guard Kyrie Irving, work...
  • The Times' NBA rankings

    The Times' NBA rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. MEMPHIS: Ended Golden State’s 16-game win streak; then won back-to-back game at San Antonio in triple OT. (3) 2. GOLDEN STATE: Bounced back from having 16-...
  • NBA in 2015: Clippers need playoff help, Lakers need more than that

    NBA in 2015: Clippers need playoff help, Lakers need more than that
    Everyone knows market size rarely matters in the NBA. The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth title last season while the Lakers and New York Knicks combined for roughly 12 million in population and zero playoff games. Who could have seen that coming?...
  • Lakers consider resting Kobe Bryant after 108-101 loss to Sacramento

    Lakers consider resting Kobe Bryant after 108-101 loss to Sacramento
    They're starting to stack up now, too many in a row to be called a fluke. Kobe Bryant has stumbled in recent games, not showing much of anything positive since passing Michael Jordan for third on the all-time scoring list. What he showed Sunday...
  • Lakers' Week 8 in review

    Lakers' Week 8 in review
    The Lakers finished Week 7 celebrating the highs of a three-game winning streak and Kobe Bryant's passing Michael Jordan for third on the all-time career scoring list. Week 8 was less successful. The Lakers were blown out Monday by the Pacers, 110-91,...
  • Lakers' tank runs dry in blowout loss at Indiana, 110-91

    Lakers' tank runs dry in blowout loss at Indiana, 110-91
    It was due to happen, the Lakers living large off a three-game winning streak that included a stunner in San Antonio and a milestone in Minneapolis. Call this one the fiasco at the fieldhouse, where the only life the Lakers could find was in the arena...