| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Just more than a week before Team USA minicamp in Las Vegas, Tom Thibodeau said he expects Derrick Rose to play well and reiterated how much he hopes Rose makes the 12-man roster that plays in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball in Spain.
"Team USA will be...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:56 AM
It seems every NBA fan has an opinion on whether the Cleveland Cavaliers should trade first-round draft pick Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love. One big NBA fan has checked in with his thoughts: Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:35 AM
When Mike Krzyzewski returned to Chicago last week to speak at the centennial celebration of his Catholic elementary school, he had two long talks with Tom Thibodeau.
The Duke Hall of Fame coach and USA Basketball head man heard encouraging news about...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Occasionally seen sitting courtside at Chicago Bulls games, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a basketball fan.
So it stands to reason Emanuel is excited for Chicago to host the World Basketball Festival that Nike, the Jordan brand and USA Basketball is staging...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
One of the side effects of Blackhawks Fever is that sports fans may have missed just about everything else grabbing headlines for the past month and a half. That's where RedEye comes in.
Will Thibs stay or will he go?
Is he leaving the Bulls? Will...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:15 PM
One of the winningest coaches in men's college basketball
Don Meyer, 69, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday of...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Three years ago, Jalen Merrick had a dream, and if that dream had come true, college coaches like Mike Krzyzewski or Rick Pitino or Billy Donovan might be swinging by New Smyrna Beach High to check him out as a top recruit.
That dream is gone, but...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Mike Krzyzewski woke up early Saturday, elated to do something he rarely can.
The Duke and USA Olympic men's basketball coach, winner of two gold medals and four NCAA national championships, went on a tour of his old haunts on the city's Northwest side....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
After two challenging seasons, Mike D'Antoni has stepped down as coach of the Lakers.
The Lakers, coming off their worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, said they will begin their coaching search immediately. What kind of coach...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn.
Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Kevin Ollie is reportedly close to signing a new contract. He isn't the only well-paid coach in the nation. A look some of the highest-paid college coaches: