| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Of all the things free-agent Carmelo Anthony might wonder as he visits the Bulls, the biggest question about the future no team official can answer.
How long will Derrick Rose's knees hold up?
That conundrum represents the other major difference...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Bulls believe the longer Carmelo Anthony takes to decide, the better their chances of signing the scoring monster.
The Bulls can’t offer all the money that other teams can. But they can offer a better team, they believe, and they have a...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Once the Knicks and team President Phil Jackson removed doubt by offering Carmelo Anthony a maximum deal, the Bulls' summer focus shifted from getting Melo to getting real.
Eventually, that means getting Real Madrid forward Nikola Mirotic, too, but more...
| Apr 10, 2009
And then came Andrew.
Of course, Andrew Bynum came back for only 21 minutes in his long-awaited return Thursday night, scoring 16 points with seven rebounds.
Said Bynum, asked whether he was pleased or disappointed: "A little bit of both."
| Mar 29, 2011
| 6:33 PM
With Kemba Walker and Connecticut headed to the Final Four after finishing ninth in the Big East, it's time to consider opening the tournament to everybody. …
The regular season already has been rendered virtually meaningless, and quadrupling the...
| May 24, 2010
| 1:37 PM
As you are about to see, it's more than fair to ask this simple question.
Could a decision made by the Lakers' medical staff to hold off performing what figured to be a routine arthroscopy on Andrew Bynum's torn right knee cartilage, potentially as early...
| Mar 3, 2013
It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss.
The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:29 PM
It's time to be creative, Orlando Magic.
It's time to dare to be different.
It's time not to stick your hand in the recycle bin and spiff up somebody else's trash.
For too many years, too many times, this franchise has made some dubious choices in...
| May 23, 2012
| 8:04 AM
The Orlando Magic fired coach Stan Van Gundy and general manager Otis Smith this week. And now, Magic center Dwight Howard will trade himself.
Which ought to make you appreciate how complete a player Derrick Rose is. That’s physically and mentally....
| May 8, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Is Dwyane Wade still whining to the refs from Game 1 or has he launched an early crybaby offensive for Game 2?
I tweeted that question Tuesday, and the most common response was any combination of “Yes,’’ “Both,’’...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Phil Jackson pulled off the greatest sales job in sports history:
He convinced Michael Jordan to share the ball.
Championships to follow.
Ask him how he did that. Ask him how long that process took at a time when Jordan was the most talented...