| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:30 PM
As Carmelo Anthony begins his free-agent tour with a Tuesday visit to Chicago, the Michael Jordan statue will hold its typical athletic sentry outside the United Center.
The symbolism could be telling in the Bulls' pursuit of their top offseason target....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Sunday's news that Chris Bosh has followed Heat teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade by opting out of his contract gives Heat President Pat Riley the chance to retool his team.
It also limits the Heat's ability to add Carmelo Anthony, which Riley...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The Lakers think they have a substantially better chance of landing high-profile scorer Carmelo Anthony than two-time champion LeBron James, The Times has learned.
They believe they can pry Anthony away from a New York return even though he can make...
| 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
| 4:36 PM
You know, now that I think about it, I'm with you, Derrick Rose.
You can put me firmly in the camp of "I'm not going to recruit you. It's Chicago. Great city, great fans. Great coach, tough players, we're really, really close. If you want to be a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:05 PM
For a team whose most famous courtside fan is Jack Nicholson, going Hollywood comes easily and natural for the Lakers.
It's a more cumbersome role for the Bulls, and not just because the franchise is currently more associated with grit than glitz....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:15 PM
It's still unknown if Carmelo Anthony or Nikola Mirotic will suit up for the Bulls next season.
But while the former situation is out of the Bulls' control — beyond their well-received pitch Tuesday — the latter is completely in their hands....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Carmelo Anthony didn't deliver his free-agency decision Saturday, but the Bulls hope he delivered a message.
Several national media outlets reported that the Lakers have joined the Knicks and Bulls as serious contenders for the seven-time All-Star's...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:40 AM
The international man of mystery finally could be unveiled.
Spanish website HoopsHype.com reported Friday morning that Nikola Mirotic has chosen to leave Real Madrid and pay his buyout of roughly $3 million. Per league rules, the Bulls are able to pay...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Could Mike James, Lou Amundsen and Ronnie Brewer be crucial to landing Carmelo Anthony?
If that sounds crazy, so once did the idea of Anthony leaving $129 million on the table to bolt the Knicks.
But just more than two weeks before the start of NBA...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:43 PM
NBA free agency doesn't begin until July 1, but rumors already are in midseason form.
The latest came courtesy of ESPN.com, which reported the Heat internally are pondering ways to add Carmelo Anthony to its Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Raise your hand if you also wondered who the balding man with gray hair was standing on the podium Sunday night in San Antonio as the Spurs celebrated their NBA title.
Spurs owner Peter Holt even delayed an interview with ESPN to allow his players to...