| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Vance Downs vividly remembers the first time he met Doug McDermott.
"My first impression was, 'Wow, he's small!'" the longtime coach of Ames (Iowa) High said by phone. "His father told me he was the same size at Doug's age, maybe even a little smaller....
| 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 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
On Tuesday, Carmelo Anthony received the red carpet treatment as he made his first stop on his free agency tour in Chicago. While I'm certain the Bulls organization, including the front office, coach Tom Thibodeau and certain key players, did a great...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The United Center signage that greeted Carmelo Anthony featured the All-Star free agent in his preferred headband, an item typically banned by the Bulls.
The post-dinner conversation between Anthony, Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen and Bulls Chairman Jerry...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:13 PM
When a tweet from a senior associate athletic director at UCLA moves the NBA free agency needle, it's a slow news day.
Carmelo Anthony kept the five teams vying for his services waiting on Sunday, which isn't good for anxious executives or fans...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
As a 4th of July weekend ticks away with Melo Watch, you patriotic people have questions. Lots and lots of questions.
Do you think Carmelo Anthony is the best fit for the Bulls? Jermaine Colon, Chicago
I don't think it's even a question. Anthony is...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The Bulls released their summer-league roster for play that begins Saturday night in Las Vegas against the Clippers.
But the practices are are far more important than the games.
Derrick Rose participated Tuesday night in the first session of a three-...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:34 PM
A wild Wednesday passed with the NBA's free-agent moratorium ending, LeBron James' future in limbo, Carmelo Anthony likely announcing his return to the Knicks on Thursday and the Bulls focused on Pau Gasol.
Twitter somehow survived.
Though the Bulls...
| 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 20, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Shortly after the Bulls unveiled him officially Friday, Nikola Mirotic apologized for his English. Never mind that, at 23, he speaks three languages — four if you count basketball.
That's a language in which coach Tom Thibodeau is fluent.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
This offseason, Tony Snell lost the braids he had worn since elementary school and gained 10 pounds of muscle.
The Bulls hope he also found sustained confidence that he showed only in spurts during an uneven rookie season.
"If you're not confident out...