| Jun 5, 2012
When the Orlando Magic parted ways with Otis Smith and fired Stan Van Gundy on May 21, it seemed that the Magic needed to move quickly to find their replacements. The Magic couldn’t afford to let its first choices for those positions get hired...
| Apr 14, 2009
Little has been easy about this Bulls season. Heck, Derrick Rose even lost a tussle with an apple cutter.
So Monday's 91-88 victory over the Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills shouldn't surprise. It should merely satisfy.
| Apr 16, 2009
The ugly performance on the court gave way to a surreal scene off it Wednesday night at the United Center.
First the Bulls performed listlessly and dismally as a seven-game home winning streak crashed and burned in a 109-98 season-ending loss to Toronto....
| Apr 19, 2009
BOSTON — Derrick Rose even treats making history casually, shrugging off any superlatives that aren't associated with the final score.
Minutes after he tied Lew Alcindor's 39-year-old NBA playoff record with 36 points in a rookie playoff debut, all...
| Apr 21, 2009
BOSTON — Joakim Noah sat in stunned silence late Monday night, ice packs on both knees, a blank stare on his sour face.
The Bulls had just lost a 118-115 gut-wrencher to the Celtics, tying their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at a game...
| Apr 24, 2009
Commissioner David Stern joked before Thursday night's Game 3 that Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf had called him the Grim Reaper because of home teams' tendency to lose when Stern attends their playoff games.
The Bulls' 107-86 loss to the Celtics,...
| Apr 26, 2009
| 4:12 PM
If there's any justice in the Bulls' universe, Norm Van Lier spent his Sunday afternoon high above the United Center, maybe sharing a drink with his friend Jimi Hendrix, and smiling at what transpired in the new Madhouse on Madison.
Van Lier's widow,...
| Apr 29, 2009
BOSTON -- Root canal surgery is more relaxing than these Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Given that the series made NBA history with its third overtime game, it might take less time too.
The Celtics outlasted the Bulls 106-104 in another overtime...
| May 3, 2009
BOSTON -- The 43rd season in Bulls franchise history unofficially started when the winning Ping-Pong-ball combination of 11-7-9-13 from last May's draft lottery kept No. 1 pick Derrick Rose in his hometown.
It officially ended Saturday night at TD...
| May 1, 2009
This Eastern Conference quarterfinal series has changed time zones and blood pressures, featured stunning individual performances and selfless team play and traveled through six indescribable games to lead to one fitting conclusion:
Win or go...
| Jan 14, 2010
| 1:13 PM
The Bulls begin a stretch of 10 of 12 games on the road Thursday night in Boston. That means I'll be more acquainted with your questions than my wife and kids in the very near future.
Whether that's a good thing or not is debatable. This is not: Your...