| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:45 PM
NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner.
Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Luol Deng has experienced both highs and lows against the Miami Heat, breaking out as a star in a 2007 first-round sweep of the then-defending NBA champions and losing in the 2011 Eastern Conference finals.
Now, Deng, the former Bulls' two-time All-...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Carmelo Anthony didn't deliver his free-agency decision Saturday, but the Bulls hope he delivered a message.
Several national media outlets reported that the Lakers have joined the Knicks and Bulls as serious contenders for the seven-time All-Star's...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:23 PM
In 1993, Jerry Krause called Red Auerbach. And then he called Jerry West. What the Bulls' general manager wanted to know was why their teams had failed.
Of course, failure is a relative term, given that Krause hoped to pick the brains of those Hall of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:34 PM
A wild Wednesday passed with the NBA's free-agent moratorium ending, LeBron James' future in limbo, Carmelo Anthony likely announcing his return to the Knicks on Thursday and the Bulls focused on Pau Gasol.
Twitter somehow survived.
Though the Bulls...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Jeremy Lin invoked a biblical verse this week when the Houston Rockets unveiled massive banners showing free agent target Carmelo Anthony wearing Lin's No. 7 outside the Toyota Center.
Lin was technically still a Rocket, though he presumably would be...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:29 PM
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK – The route didn’t go quite as anticipated, but Shabazz Napier ended up in Miami.
Napier became the 19th UConn player selected in the first round when the Charlotte Hornets selected him with the 24th pick. But as soon as the pick...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Pat Riley trademarked the term three-peat back when he coached the Lakers. Now, the Heat executive is hoping to accomplish one, something even those Showtime-era teams couldn't.
In fact, only the Minneapolis Lakers from 1952-54, the Celtics with eight...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Being a Spurs fan took on a whole new meaning during Game 1 of the NBA Finals when the spectators were reduced to fanning themselves with programs and their hands when the air conditioning in the AT&T Center broke early in the first half.