| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat
Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals.
The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Long before he started collecting championship rings as coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson was a key sixth man for one of the NBA’s most memorable teams.
Jackson is featured prominently in ESPN’s new "30 for 30"...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The state of the Lakers these days: Jeremy Lin went from one sprained ankle to two sprained ankles while doing individual workouts Thursday.
He is no longer a lock to play in the Lakers' next exhibition game Sunday. They could use him. They need anybody...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Phil Jackson and Doc Rivers have something in common. They use visualization techniques to help their players.
Rivers has used exercises to help his team see themselves as champions. Last season, four days after he took over the team, he wanted the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:14 PM
To hear everybody talk, Kobe Bryant was 26 years old, not 36. He was merely coming off a bruised thigh and scratched elbow, not a torn Achilles' tendon and fractured knee.
The Lakers didn't do any scrimmaging Tuesday, but Bryant made an impact while...
| 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 1, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Derrick Rose arrived first, entering the United Center shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday for a scheduled workout and rehabilitation session.
Joakim Noah was next, sauntering through a parking lot shortly after noon in baggy shorts.
A stretch luxury vehicle...
| 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 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...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 11:22 AM
All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony will exercise the opt-out clause in his New York Knicks contract and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, a league source confirmed Sunday.
Multiple outlets also reported the expected development.