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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...