| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Kobe Bryant is still a likely to be voted by fans to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team, according to an All-Star balloting update Tuesday from the NBA.
Despite playing just six games so far this season while recovering from an...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Cliff Alexander briefly teased Illinois fans Friday.
The 6-foot-8 forward from Curie High School reached to his right and picked up an orange Illini cap as he said he was going the University of ...
After pausing, he set the hat on the table, placed a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:09 AM
I have received several angry emails from people who don’t particularly care for the “We’re Not Going To Tank’’ Bandwagon that I’ve organized as I encourage the Bulls to drive toward the draft lottery.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The injured, flagging Lakers have been pulled for yet another nationally televised game.
On Thursday, the NBA announced the Lakers' visit to Chicago on Jan. 20, to play the Derrick Rose-less Bulls, will no longer be aired on TNT.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:17 PM
In this most conflicted of Lakers seasons, it figures that the common reaction to Kobe Bryant's imminent and inspirational return is actually two reactions.
Upon hearing the news: Yes! This means they have a chance to make the playoffs!
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The Bulls announced on Saturday that subsequent examinations and an MRI exam confirmed a medial meniscus tear to Derrick Rose's right knee, which will require surgery.
He is out indefinitely and will not accompany the team on the rest of its current...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Happily for Kobe Bryant, he is now going to be a Laker for life.
Sadly for the misguided Lakers, it probably won't be much of a life.
The news Monday that Bryant had signed a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million – twice his market...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Every smile on Bulls executive vice president John Paxson's face Tuesday at the United Center looked forced, every stab at enthusiasm sounded fake.
Seldom will a professional in any line of work project such woe after doing a job so well.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The NBA Christmas jerseys are here! Just in time for ... well, you know.
While the special short-sleeved (rather than the traditional sleeveless) jerseys with the extra-large team logos won't be worn on-court until Dec. 25, they are already available...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Up in Section 310 of the United Center, garbage man Brandon Keymon capped what he called the perfect day off with his son by watching the Bulls lose 102-88 to the Wizards from seats that cost $44.
Keymon made the trip Monday night from Braidwood,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:15 PM
A van full of Jordan Adams' biggest fans will trek 10 hours Friday night into Saturday morning to watch UCLA's leading scorer and his teammates take on Missouri, their most formidable opponent of the season.
Included in the group will be a mother...
| Oct 30, 2013
MIAMI — As Heat guard Dwyane Wade revved up an American Airlines Arena crowd still amped from the pre-game ring ceremony Tuesday night, Bulls guard Derrick Rose momentarily looked around to soak it all in before stepping onto the court.