| May 2, 2015
| 4:45 PM
How funny that the last time the Bulls faced LeBron James in a Cavaliers jersey during the playoffs an unfulfilled Derrick Rose had something to prove playing for a coach whose days were believed to be numbered in Chicago.
The more things change for the...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:07 AM
In 2010, after close to two decades toiling as an NBA assistant, Tom Thibodeau finally stood over his dream scenario.
While serving as Doc Rivers' associate head coach in the Celtics' second trip to the NBA Finals in three years, Thibodeau weighed...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:26 PM
Jeff Van Gundy usually operates without a filter. Whatever thought pops into his brain often does a beeline straight to his mouth.
But the outspoken NBA analyst says he might have to switch on his rarely used internal censor when it comes to...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:12 PM
The Bulls are in no position to judge victories, and that's six in seven games after Monday's 87-71 triumph over the Bucks at the United Center.
This season hasn't been a particularly aesthetically pleasing one. To wit, all the improved offense has done...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 11:03 PM
It was game No. 57 in a Clippers season that, as it does for all NBA teams, feels like an eternity. But Monday night was different. The Memphis Grizzlies were in town.
There is history with these teams. If they were making a movie, they might call it...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:05 PM
There is a growing sentiment around the league that the Oklahoma City Thunder would be the most feared lower-seeded team of any possible first-round playoff matchup.
"They are the most dangerous team," TNT analyst Kenny Smith said during Thursday night'...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:42 PM
Natalie Nakase knew there would be doubters.
Her basketball dreams have been shrouded in skepticism since her mom asked her as a child when she might be done with the sport so she could start focusing on becoming a Laker Girl.
As a speck of a point...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Not to say the Bulls look lost but nobody would be surprised if they added Siri to the roster to make sure they navigate their way to New Orleans in time for Saturday's fourth straight loss.
To be fair, the Bulls haven't lost to the Pelicans yet. We...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:48 PM
Magic coach Jacque Vaughn's seat is so hot he might need to wear asbestos trousers.
His team is 15-34 and has lost 13 of its last 15 games, including seven in a row. Unhappy with the club's progress, Magic management has told the Sentinel there is no...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:23 AM
From this vantage point, there's only one way to respond appropriately when the Bulls unveil a video tribute to Luol Deng during the first timeout of Sunday's matinee against the Heat.
Deng, facing his former team for the third time but the first in...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:44 PM
Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season because of a ruptured left Achilles' tendon suffered Saturday night in the third quarter of the team's 101-86 loss at Milwaukee.
An MRI exam Sunday confirmed the injury, which...