| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Derrick Rose has been taking full contact on his surgically-repaired right torn meniscus since late in the Bulls' first-round playoff loss to the Wizards. He continues to take full contact and, by all accounts, looks strong in his rehabilitation from that...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Derrick Rose not recruiting Carmelo Anthony isn't a surprise. Derrick Rose saying he hasn't fully committed to participating in July's USA Basketball minicamp is.
Rose told Yahoo Sports on Sunday he remains uncertain if he will participate in the camp,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful that Derrick Rose will participate in USA Basketball’s minicamp at the end of July.
“All indications have been that he would participate," general manager Gar Forman said Monday. "We’ll visit with him...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
As a 4th of July weekend ticks away with Melo Watch, you patriotic people have questions. Lots and lots of questions.
Do you think Carmelo Anthony is the best fit for the Bulls? Jermaine Colon, Chicago
I don't think it's even a question. Anthony is...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Oklahoma Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, citing rest as his top priority, has declared himself unavailable for the United States basketball team at this year's World Cup in Spain.
Westbrook, 25, who won gold medals on the U.S. team at the 2010 World...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick.
"We have not been in [the lottery]...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Johns Hopkins and Duke had a week to get ready for Sunday's NCAA quarterfinal matchup at Delaware Stadium. But for Duke midfielder Myles Jones and Hopkins long-stick midfielder Michael Pellegrino, whether they knew it or not, their preparation began seven...
| 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 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...