| 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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:15 PM
It's still unknown if Carmelo Anthony or Nikola Mirotic will suit up for the Bulls next season.
But while the former situation is out of the Bulls' control — beyond their well-received pitch Tuesday — the latter is completely in their hands....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Monday at least featured some NBA free-agent movement. It just didn’t come, at least publicly, from Carmelo Anthony.
And that’s fine with the Bulls, who are working under a very simple premise: Until they are told no, they believe the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Carmelo Anthony’s agonizing extended into another day.
Despite reports Anthony would make his return to the Knicks official on Thursday, the Bulls still hadn’t been notified of the All-Star forward’s intentions as the first full day of...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 3:33 PM
LAS VEGAS — New York Knicks point guard Shane Larkin caught the basketball at the top of the 3-point arc, saw the screen develop and immediately dribbled to his left.
As Larkin sprinted forward along the edge of the lane, he sped between two...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:53 PM
The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn’t replace...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The Lakers went Hollywood in their 2½-hour meeting Thursday with free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony. Big time.
Executives from Anschutz Entertainment Group and Time Warner Cable pitched him on the size and scope of the Los Angeles market. Movie producer...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read.
That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....