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  • Jimmy Butler must be mentally wary of upcoming restricted free agency

    As the Bulls' 1-1 trip concluded, coach Tom Thibodeau revealed a telling anecdote about Jimmy Butler. "He's old school," Thibodeau said. "(Sunday) night before the (Heat) game, he wasn't feeling well and he said, 'Hey, don't cut my minutes. I'm going to...
  • Pelicans Hand Knicks Ninth Straight Loss

    Pelicans Hand Knicks Ninth Straight Loss
    Pelicans 104, Knicks 93: Tyreke Evans scored 27 points and dished out six assists as host New Orleans sent New York to its ninth consecutive loss. Anthony Davis overcame a slow start to finish with 18 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans

    Preview: Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans
    The Lakers (5-15) return home to host the New Orleans Pelicans (8-10) on Sunday night after a three-game road trip. Coach Byron Scott vowed to change the team's starting lineup after a loss in Boston on Friday, although he didn't specify which starter,...
  • It could be a long, bleak era for Lakers but a short one for Jim Buss

    It could be a long, bleak era for Lakers but a short one for Jim Buss
    Those "three to four years" Jim Buss gave himself to straighten out the Lakers are shaping up as a timeline to nowhere, except maybe basketball oblivion. A month into the season, the Lakers are 3-13 and can't even mark time properly. They lost an...
  • For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'

    For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'
    The Lakers won't be sweeping confetti from their hair next June. Figueroa will be bereft of purple and gold. That over-30 wins wager you made last month? Doesn't look so solid right now. These are sad times for Lakers fans who, at the risk of sounding...
  • LeBron James' triple-double paces Cavaliers' first home win

    LeBron James' triple-double paces Cavaliers' first home win
    CLEVELAND -- LeBron James felt like he owed Cleveland fans after a miserable home opener. He repaid them Monday with his first triple-double of the season on a night all of the Cavaliers' stars shined brightly. James had 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10...
  • Pau Gasol and Bulls sing each other's praises

    On an HBO documentary airing this week, Thunder star Kevin Durant says Pau Gasol is "into, like, orchestras and plays" and that Gasol's interests hurt Oklahoma City's free-agency chances compared to more culturally diverse locales. It's no revelation....
  • 3-pointers: Breaking down the Bulls' victory

    3-pointers: Breaking down the Bulls' victory
    Maybe LeBron James was right. Maybe the Bulls are better than the Cavaliers as of now. While the Cavaliers have stumbled to a 1-2 start, the Bulls improved to 3-1 with a victory over the Magic. Here are three observations: It's time to stop with the...
  • Bulls fail to reach contract extension with Jimmy Butler

    Bulls fail to reach contract extension with Jimmy Butler
    In 2012, Taj Gibson said before the home opener that he wouldn’t take the Bulls’ latest offer on a contract extension. Postgame, after in-game negotiations, Gibson signed a four-year, $33 million deal minutes before the deadline. This year...
  • Magic gear up for another board battle

    Magic C Nik Vucevic of Montenegro is still unsure about some American phrases at times. "Is it 'front line?'" Vucevic asked a group of reporters before Wednesday's practice. Vucevic was trying to describe the challenge big men Marcin Gortat and Nene'...
  • Lakers lose Julius Randle and opener to Houston Rockets, 108-90

    Lakers lose Julius Randle and opener to Houston Rockets, 108-90
    Rockets 108 - Lakers 90 The Lakers lost more than their season opener at Staples Center on Tuesday night, as rookie power forward suffered a fractured right tibia in the fourth quarter. Randle was fitted with an air cast and was wheeled off the...