| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Four years ago, Bulls management assembled a squad that had many believing NBA title No. 7 was inevitable. But after one Eastern Conference Finals appearance, two Derrick Rose knee injuries and three early playoff exits, it was back to the drawing board....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Before the Bulls could get to business shooting, passing, defending and doing all the other things they need to practice before the season begins, they had one huge hurdle Monday: media day.
It may seem like glorified standing around, but that would...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:01 PM
There's no way the Lakers finish 14th in the Western Conference again. No chance. None. Probably. Maybe?
They were crushed by injuries last season, tumbled to the conference's second-lowest spot and endured their worst record (27-55) since moving to Los...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:06 PM
As the Bulls prepare to open training camp Monday with their annual media day and a team meeting, the similarities to 2010 can't be overlooked.
Like then, the Bulls missed on their top free-agent target and moved quickly to sign a multiple All-Star....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Strong words from Mitch Kupchak, but he had to say them.
"Our expectations are to win a championship. I know that sounds . . ." the Lakers general manager said Friday, trailing off before picking back up. "Expectations outside of this room might not...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:49 AM
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain centre Pau Gasol has doubts about his future with the national team following the hosts' shock quarter-final defeat by France at the basketball World Cup on Wednesday.
The Spaniards, packed with NBA talents and joint...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:30 PM
BARCELONA, Spain -- So much for that FIBA World Cup final between Spain and the U.S.
France knocked off the host country 65-52 in a stunning, silencing upset in Madrid Wednesday night despite playing without NBA All-Stars Tony Parker and the Chicago...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Bulls top basketball executive John Paxson said he has been pleased with Derrick Rose’s play at the FIBA World Cup in Spain for Team USA despite the guard’s shooting woes.
“You’ve seen bursts of him where he’s very quick...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:44 AM
SANT BOI de LLOBREGAT, Spain — The morning after he officially stamped his ticket to the NBA, Pau Gasol retreated to his roots.
Gasol had just led FC Barcelona to the 2001 Copa del Rey title in Malaga, Spain, becoming, at 20, the youngest most...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Reigning champions United States opened the defense of their 2010 crown on Saturday by breezing past Finland, while hosts Spain tipped off their 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup campaign with a comfortable win over Iran.
Despite a huge Finnish presence...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:37 PM
LAS VEGAS — Two summers ago, Anthony Davis served as the understudy, the practice player who had left Kentucky after one season and logged just 52 minutes as Team USA won gold at the London Olympics.
Davis, a Perspectives Charter graduate and...