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  • Constantly striving to be better is ingrained trait of Jimmy Butler

    Constantly striving to be better is ingrained trait of Jimmy Butler
    NEW YORK — Merely a few games into Jimmy Butler's lone season at Tyler (Texas ) Junior College, coach Mike Marquis called Bulls general manager Gar Forman, whom Marquis knew from Forman's college coaching days. "I told Gar, 'There's something...
  • Family affair: Gasol brothers Pau and Marc an historic All-Star pairing

    Family affair: Gasol brothers Pau and Marc an historic All-Star pairing
    NEW YORK — Pau Gasol sat in a chair behind a table surrounded by people holding microphones, cameras and recorders. Questions were shouted to him in English and Spanish, demanding instantaneous eloquence. In some regards, Friday could have been...
  • All-Star picks go overboard to reward winning

    All-Star picks go overboard to reward winning
    Not to sound un-American, but too much emphasis is being placed on winning when picking the NBA All-Star Game rosters. Take the Atlanta Hawks – everybody is. Eastern Conference coaches selected three Hawks as All-Star reserves: Al Horford,...
  • NBA season: It's for the Birds!

    NBA season: It's for the Birds!
    Whew, NBA players got what they wanted — a really, really long All-Star break. Tweeted Oklahoma City star/jokester Kevin Durant: "think during this @NBAAllStar break I'm going to get my law degree." There might not be quite enough time for that....
  • Heat's Dwyane Wade to skip this weekend's NBA All-Star Game

     
    Heat guard Dwyane Wade is at a point in his career where individual accolades are secondary....
  • Behind Derrick Rose, Bulls show they're still team to beat in East

     Behind Derrick Rose, Bulls show they're still team to beat in East
    Before Derrick Rose turned Thursday night's 113-98 victory over the Cavaliers into his own personal All-Star Game, the teammates who will represent the Bulls at the annual extravaganza stood proudly at midcourt. Jimmy Butler, dressed in white slacks and...
  • On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?

    On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?
    The Daily News reports that the Yankees might offer Yankee Stadium as the setting for an Alex Rodriguez public apology/news conference. It will be great, we're sure. We'll always remember the speech by Lou Gehrig in 1939, Derek Jeter's closing the old...
  • Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge will start NBA All-Star Game

    Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge will start NBA All-Star Game
    Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will startĀ for the Western Conference in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Saturday. Western Conference coach Steve Kerr initially selected Kevin Durant to start in place of injured New...
  • First-time All-Star approaching 34, Kyle Korver keeps getting better

    First-time All-Star approaching 34, Kyle Korver keeps getting better
    NEW YORK — Kyle Korver is a first-time All-Star. Think about that for a second: In his 12th season, turning 34 next month, the former Bulls guard is getting better as his career progresses. "It's really amazing," Korver said. "I've never been...
  • Jimmy Butler expects to be back for first game after All-Star break

    Jimmy Butler expects to be back for first game after All-Star break
    NEW YORK — In his first comments since missing the Bulls' final six quarters before the All-Star break to a strained right shoulder, first-time All-Star Jimmy Butler said he's targeting the Bulls' first game back, Friday against the Pistons in...
  • How the Harlem Globetrotters integrated the NBA

     How the Harlem Globetrotters integrated the NBA
    Little notice was taken of a basketball game between the Harlem Globetrotters and the Minneapolis Lakers on Feb. 19, 1948. Yet it was destined for a place of honor at the intersection of sports and civil rights. It was played at the Chicago Stadium,...