| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Yes, Tom Thibodeau has left USA Basketball's hotel, dining one night near the Mediterranean Sea with other team personnel.
So, no, he isn't pulling the curtains on his room shut tight, poring over film of Tuesday's...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:47 PM
After a 27-win season, the Lakers are not a favorite to win the NBA title this coming year.
According to gambling website Bovada, the Lakers have just 66-1 odds of winning the championship in 2015.
While the Lakers should certainly be better than they...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The Sports Xchange
Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia
Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers will start at point guard for Team USA on Tuesday against Slovenia in its final tuneup heading into the FIBA World Cup.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski said that...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Prepare for another running of the Bulls in Spain.
With free-agent signee Pau Gasol firmly ensconced in his role for the Spanish national team, USA Basketball named Derrick Rose to the 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup that begins Saturday.
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If the Lakers can stay healthy this season, after an injury-plagued, 27-win 2013-14, the team may be able to rebound through March with a winning record.
Losing center/forward Pau Gasol to the Chicago Bulls in free agency won't help, but the return of...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:42 PM
Exhibition or not, the test Brazil posed Saturday night at the United Center should serve as a reminder that USA Basketball will have to earn gold at next month's FIBA World Cup.
"We're more capable of getting beat than we would be in London or Beijing,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The Bulls will fly to Los Angeles on Thursday to meet with Pau Gasol, sources confirmed. ESPN.com first reported the development.
The Bulls' interest in Gasol had been previously reported by several outlets, including the Tribune. But the face-to-face...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:41 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Carmelo Anthony made it official Sunday, posting a first-person essay on his website that he's re-signing with the Knicks.
"This organization has supported me and in return, I want to stay and build here with this city and my team,"...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Lance Stephenson leaving the Pacers for Michael Jordan's Hornets continued the evening out of the Eastern Conference that started with the Pacers' dysfunction down the stretch of last season.
With LeBron James moving from the Heat to the Cavaliers, Luol...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Stop me if you’ve heard this before:
The best player on the planet is a free agent, but doesn’t choose Chicago.
Another dynamic offensive player is a free agent, but doesn’t choose Chicago.
And so, the Bulls settle for a big man...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The Magic wanted extra draft picks. The Bulls needed to cut some salary to open cap space for a pair of free-agent signings.
On Monday, the teams made a trade to fulfill both objectives.
The Magic sent the draft rights to European big man Milovan...