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  • Jay Williams says ex-teammate Fred Hoiberg great choice for Bulls

    Jay Williams says ex-teammate Fred Hoiberg great choice for Bulls
    During his 2002-03 rookie season, which featured moments of star potential but far more losing and frustration than he ever experienced at Duke, Jay Williams claimed the Bulls owed the city of Chicago more effort. "I got ripped because I was a rookie...
  • It's no surprise most sources believe Bulls job is Fred Hoiberg's to lose

     It's no surprise most sources believe Bulls job is Fred Hoiberg's to lose
    Last May, the Warriors fired a respected and successful coach coming off a 50-victory season and replaced him with a first-time NBA coach, who, with minor personnel tweaks, guided the team to a 67-victory campaign and trip to the NBA Finals. Bulls'...
  • On The Fly: Bulls Fire Coach Thibodeau After 5 Seasons

    On The Fly: Bulls Fire Coach Thibodeau After 5 Seasons
    The Bulls announced the firing of coach Tom Thibodeau, a New Britain native, after five seasons. Thibodeau had a higher regular-season winning percentage than any coach in Bulls history other than Phil Jackson. Thibodeau's best player, the oft-injured...
  • NBA lottery still creating hope and headlines after 30 years

    NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson remembers watching old teammate Dave DeBusschere pound his fist in triumph, when the Knicks and NBA were dual winners. The first draft lottery in 1985 gave New York the No. 1 pick and the NBA all the publicity a league...
  • Howard says he's changed since Magic days

    Howard says he's changed since Magic days
    After a vintage playoff performance this week with the Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard looked like the same old Dwight Howard who turned the Magic into a contender. But Dwight says in a wide-ranging interview with the Bleacher Report that he's a new man,...
  • Magic's biggest decision: Finding a coach

    Magic's biggest decision: Finding a coach
    With James Borrego’s days winding down as interim coach, the Magic are preparing to go in a new direction on the bench. Again. This is no small deal for a young, impressionable team. I think the Magic need to hire someone with head-coaching...
  • Phil Jackson gives upbeat message to Knicks season-ticket holders

    Phil Jackson gives upbeat message to Knicks season-ticket holders
    It's been a season to forget for the New York Knicks, and that's why team President Phil Jackson is doing what he can to keep season-ticket holders from leaving. In a letter and video message obtained by ESPN that was sent to season-ticket holders...
  • Bulls' recent defensive improvement good sign for playoffs

    Bulls' recent defensive improvement good sign for playoffs
    Saturday's victory over the hapless Knicks accomplished two things for the Bulls: • It made Tom Thibodeau the 11th coach to post at least a .549 winning percentage in his first five full NBA seasons. • And it quietly continued the Bulls'...
  • Pau Gasol a big piece who fell into right place for the Bulls

    Pau Gasol a big piece who fell into right place for the Bulls
    Pau Gasol made the right choice. That obviously was apparent before Gasol's league-leading and career-high 48th double-double helped lead the Bulls to a 111-80 victory over the Knicks Saturday night at the United Center. But the fact Carmelo Anthony...
  • Bulls assured of winning road mark for club-record 5th straight season

    Bulls assured of winning road mark for club-record 5th straight season
    TORONTO — Michael Jordan never experienced it. Neither did Scottie Pippen. Not even Phil Jackson accomplished the feat. With their 116-103 victory over the Raptors Wednesday night at Air Canada Centre, the Bulls guaranteed their fifth straight...
  • Jordan Goes 7 For 7, Clippers Pound Knicks 111-80

    Jordan Goes 7 For 7, Clippers Pound Knicks 111-80
    NEW YORK (AP) — Doc Rivers sat his starters down early, then benched himself after the game. Rivers sent out assistant Mike Woodson to handle the postgame interviews, and the former Knicks coach had plenty to smile about after his new team smashed...