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  • Winderman's view: Pelicans 104, Heat 102

    Winderman's view: Pelicans 104, Heat 102
    Observations from Friday night's 104-102 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center: -- Unacceptable. -- Dwyane Wade can't dribble out the clock and hoist a 3-pointer at the buzzer in a two-point game. -- It was not fair to...
  • Heat fall 104-102 in New Orleans as Wade misses at buzzer

    Heat fall 104-102 in New Orleans as Wade misses at buzzer
    Dwyane Wade went for it all. He came up empty. So did the Miami Heat. Just as their pick-and-roll defense came up empty throughout Friday's fourth quarter against New Orleans Pelicans backup center Alexis Ajinca. Pelicans 104, Heat 102. In the end,...
  • Winderman's view: Pelicans 105, Heat 91

    Winderman's view: Pelicans 105, Heat 91
    Observations from Saturday night's 105-91 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- No matter the mix, the home struggles continue. -- This was another night when the crowd was better than the team it supported. -- The Heat have...
  • Saturday's matchup: Bulls at Pelicans

    Saturday's matchup: Bulls at Pelicans
    TV/radio: 6 p.m. Saturday; WGN-9, WMVP-AM 1000. —Storylines: A trip to the Big Easy portends an intriguing clash with Chicago native Anthony Davis, who scored 29 points in a 107-100 Bulls victory on Dec. 27. Former Bulls big man Omer Asik...
  • Noel has double-double in 76ers' 96-81 win over Pelicans

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers have a catchy anthem they play at every home game, a feel-good song with a lyric that implores fans to, "Stomp your feet, everybody." The fans may as well dedicate that tune to Nerlens Noel. Coach Brett Brown had...
  • Readers' Q&A: K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag
    Nothing says Happy New Year like an in box filled with Bulls questions. Here are some answers. Why don't the Bulls just trade Derrick Rose for some draft picks? What am I missing here? I do not see any difference in the Bulls' play with Rose. Do you...
  • Pau Gasol's hard work paying off in first season with Bulls

    Pau Gasol's hard work paying off in first season with Bulls
    Entering Friday, Pau Gasol's 16 double-doubles tied him with the Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge and the Grizzlies' Zach Randolph, one behind league leaders John Wall of the Wizards and Nikola Vucevic of the Magic. Gasol has led the Bulls in scoring...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...