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Game 1: Bulls go cold in 102-93 loss to Wizards

Augustin and Gibson walk off the court. (Scott Strazzante/Tribune Photo)

Wizards take series lead with 102-93 win over Bulls in Game 1

Like an Easter rabbit in a magic hat, the Bulls’ home-court advantage has disappeared.

NBA's Silver discusses age limit with owners

Commissioner Adam Silver met with owners Friday to discuss changing the minimum age limit for players entering the NBA.

The Chicago Bulls have experience and the ability to succeed when it comes to overcoming the odds. The odds are actually in the Bulls' favor...

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Melo may be finished with Knicks

Melo may be finished with Knicks

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Milwaukee Bucks sold for $550 million

Milwaukee Bucks sold for $550 million

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl has sold the team to investors Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for approximately $550 million.

 Kevin Durant, Joakim Noah among Tribune choices for NBA awards

Kevin Durant, Joakim Noah among Tribune choices for NBA awards

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No. 5 seed is still possible for Wizards in the East

No. 5 seed is still possible for Wizards in the East

Around the time they entered the locker room after their 114-93 victory Monday over the two-time defending champion Miami Heat's B team, the...

Bulls offer 266K Big Macs to fans

Bulls offer 266K Big Macs to fans

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Curry's 47 wasted in Warriors' OT loss

Curry's 47 wasted in Warriors' OT loss

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors put on a show Sunday that saw numerous lead changes, unlikely buzzer-...

Rumors about Carmelo Anthony, Bulls will persist

Rumors about Carmelo Anthony, Bulls will persist

NEW YORK — Despite Carmelo Anthony failing to make the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career, Sunday won'...

Pacers all but close out Heat for No. 1 seed in East

Pacers all but close out Heat for No. 1 seed in East

    What became apparent with Saturday night's Miami Heat loss to the Atlanta Hawks came into sharper focus Sunday: The...

Dumars out as Pistons' president

Dumars out as Pistons' president

The Detroit Pistons announced Monday that Joe Dumars has "stepped aside" as president of basketball operations, but will stay with the...

Undone by 13 second-half turnovers, the Magic fall to the Wizards 96-86

Undone by 13 second-half turnovers, the Magic fall to the Wizards 96-86

Welcome to the bizarre world of the NBA, where a team can lose a game but potentially benefit in the long run because of that loss.

Heat, LeBron pound Pacers 98-86, regain East control

Heat, LeBron pound Pacers 98-86, regain East control

   The top seed in the Eastern Conference is the Miami Heat's if they want it.

Lakers GM Kupchak gets multiyear contract extension

Lakers GM Kupchak gets multiyear contract extension

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak signed a new contract that will keep him with the same franchise for more than 30 years.

LeBron stopped at the rim as Nets stop Heat 88-87

LeBron stopped at the rim as Nets stop Heat 88-87

   Yes, the Brooklyn Nets have the Miami Heat's number.

Heat overcome J.R. Smith's 10 3s, down Knicks 102-91

Heat overcome J.R. Smith's 10 3s, down Knicks, 102-91

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 Bulls wallop Wizards 96-78 to set playoff tone

Bulls wallop Wizards, 96-78, to set playoff tone

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