| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Nazr Mohammed calls it his "golf claim to fame."
He played with Fred Couples at an outing in Charlotte, N.C., and Couples told him, "You have a nice swing … for a big guy."
" 'Nice swing' is all I heard," Mohammed said.
Golf isn't easy for...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:41 PM
MIAMI -- During the past three offseasons, the Miami Heat overhauled, augmented and refined.
Because of that, the workload figured to be limited at Monday’s start of the NBA’s annual free-agency free-for-all.
Three summers ago, it was...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Pat Riley held his tongue. One, because it was neither the time, nor the place.
But he also has a point, even if it is a point in his best interest.
For all the concern amid the NBA playoffs about flopping and flagrant fouls, about video...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:35 AM
I want to say the Bulls quit in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, but you have to show up first.
So, you can’t call them quitters. Call them whatever it is that rolls over and dies before the start of the most important...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The undermanned Bulls ended the Heat’s 27-game winning streak Wednesday night, and of course the 1972 Miami Dolphins popped champagne. Or something like that.
But with Nazr Mohammed starting -- no lie -- and Kirk Hinrich ripping the ball out of...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:57 AM
If you have any basketball sensibilities, then don’t watch a Bulls playoff game
Not an entire game, anyway. Your system can’t take it. It’s the ghost pepper of the playoff basketball Scoville Scale. I’m telling you this for...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In NBA playoff parlance, we call this a gift.
The beaten-up, struggling, Derrick-Rose-less Bulls get a first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, perhaps the dumbest team in the league.
The Bulls won three of the four games against the Nets...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:43 PM
This time, the Bulls were hurting for reasons other than injury.
Welcoming back critical rotation pieces in Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson, the Bulls' defense was battered and bruised as the Trail Blazers cruised to a 99-89 victory that wasn't that close...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Nate Robinson showcased the full effect of his mercurial nature, goading J.J. Barea into a technical foul, stuffing the box score with 22 points and 10 assists and making sure the postgame locker room sounded like detention hall with...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:51 PM
On a breakaway in the first quarter of the Bulls' 101-97 victory Wednesday night over the Heat, only Kirk Hinrich stood between LeBron James and a basket suitable for framing.
Fearlessly, Hinrich tackled James in the open court with a technique that...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Tom Thibodeau had a chance to prove he isn’t crazy, but no.
The Bulls coach had a chance to show he knew how and when to lose a game, but no.
While you were sleeping, so were the Bulls. They went into Sacramanto to face a Kings team missing...