| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
What do you get someone who, with six NBA championships, five most valuable player awards, 14 All-Star selections, 10 scoring titles and multiple millions of dollars, seemingly has it all?
Well, in the case of Michael Jordan's 50th birthday, memories...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:28 PM
One of the best NBA analysts in recent memory keeps saying things that convince me the Bulls have gotten inside the heads of the 76ers.
His name is Doug Collins.
The more the 76ers coach with the gift of gab talks, the less I believe his team can...
| May 10, 2012
| 8:08 AM
So, I’m reading that Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer will have to put up another combined game of 40-plus points and 20-plus rebounds if the Bulls are going to win Game 6 in Philadelphia on Thursday night to force a deciding game at home.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The Yasso-Rothrock Christmas City Classic banquet was well done as usual on Monday night at Moravian's Johnston Hall with a number of nice tributes. But to me, ex-Knicks coach and current ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy was the standout. They have had some...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Magic players were on the move this summer, several sent packing in the mammoth Dwight Howard clearance sale. How’s how the players involved in deals might fit or not fit in their new homes: Center Dwight Howard: Howard should be a force for the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Former Knicks head coach and current ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy will be the keynote speaker at this year's Yasso-Rothrock Christmas City Classic Tip-Off Banquet on Thursday, Dec. 6 at Moravian College. The banquet serves as the start of the high...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Miami Heat, gunning for an NBA title, should separate itself from the Eastern Conference pack even more next season. Most of their challengers are older, stagnate, injured or in upheaval. Let's take a look: The Bulls: Derrick Rose might miss most,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Jason Richardson doesn’t know what will happen around 7:05 tonight, the moment he will be introduced as a Philadelphia 76ers starter at Amway Center.
After playing 109 regular-season games for the Orlando Magic, will the fans cheer him? Boo him?...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:31 PM
The NBA will open the regular season on Tuesday, a prediction you couldn't have made last season at this time.
Actually, I don't think anybody would object to playing another 66-game season. Well, the owners would. They'd play 106 if they could get...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:19 PM
As Derrick Rose lay grimacing in pain on the United Center floor for several excruciating minutes Saturday, the fans in the crowd of 21,943 who weren't hyperventilating shouted encouragement.
"M-V-P! M-V-P!" the chants rang.
The louder the chorus...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Derrick Rose drew a standing ovation from the United Center crowd as he hobbled to midcourt to present the game ball to the officials.
Rose, of course, would rather being giving the ball to Carlos Boozer for an easy basket, but not even the magical kid...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Not that long ago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau stood at a podium after a rare lousy performance and implored players in his own inimitable way.
"Do. Your. Job.'' Thibodeau barked in his baritone voice April 16 after the Bulls lost at home to the Wizards....