| Dec 10, 2008
The Sacramento Kings pulled off a shocker Tuesday
night while playing without their leading scorer.
The Kings had dropped 11 of their last 12 games until Francisco
Garcia and John Salmons each scored 21 points in a 113-101 win over
| Feb 24, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Nate Robinson scored a season-high 41 points, including the tiebreaking layup with 26 seconds left, and the New York Knicks beat the short-handed Indiana Pacers 123-119 Monday night.
Robinson scored 32 in the second half, helping the...
| Oct 10, 2008
| 8:29 PM
For one third-quarter stretch during Friday night's 102-95 loss to the Pacers at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Vinny Del Negro's vision coalesced.
Players, most notably Thabo Sefolosha, guarded passing lanes and forced turnovers. Lanes were filled....
| Nov 13, 2008
| 9:26 PM
Last season the Bulls somehow turned around a 49-33 record from 2006-07 into the exact opposite at 33-49.
Suffice it to say the turnaround the Bulls pulled off Thursday night at the United Center seemed much more palatable.
Trailing by 19 in the first...
| Nov 15, 2008
| 10:02 PM
It took only 10 games for Derrick Rose to merit his first statistical link to Michael Jordan.
With, ahem, 23 points, Rose became the first Bulls rookie since Jordan in 1984 to score in double digits in all of his first 10 games, leading the Bulls to a...
| Nov 18, 2008
| 11:03 PM
Not surprisingly, Phil Jackson's memories of the Bulls' annual extended November trip are more pleasant than what has happened since he left.
"We looked forward to it," the Lakers' coach said Tuesday night.
That's because his Bulls teams went 38-23 on...
| Nov 19, 2008
| 10:57 PM
With so many lowlights, it's tough to know where to begin dissecting the Bulls' 116-74 drubbing at the hands of the Trail Blazers Wednesday night at Rose Garden.
Here's one attempt: Wet paper towels offer more resistance than the Bulls' big men.
| Nov 20, 2008
| 2:01 PM
Good to be back in the saddle for this feature after my friend and mentor Sam Smith occupied this seat for the past few seasons. I started doing this for fledgling Trib site back in 1996 for Bulls playoffs and here we are in 2008. And how cool is this for...
| Nov 22, 2008
| 7:19 AM
Perhaps this is to solve the Bulls' big man woes: Start four guards.
Better yet, this is the way to respond to an embarrassing 42-point loss the previous game: Move the ball, shoot well and put it in Derrick Rose's hands down the stretch.
Rose scored 23...
| Nov 23, 2008
| 10:04 PM
Lindsey Hunter has seen this movie before: A taut game, a leader needed and Chauncey Billups in the thick of it all.
"He's a winner," Hunter said of his former Pistons teammate.
The Bulls blew a prime opportunity Sunday night at the Pepsi Center,...
| Nov 25, 2008
Immediately after the Bulls' scintillating 101-100 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night, Larry Hughes put his aching body through his nightly postgame ritual.
The right shoulder was wrapped. Into the ice bucket went both ankles. And with every...
| Nov 30, 2008
| 7:49 PM
When the highlight shows roll on the Bulls' 103-92 victory Sunday over the 76ers, they will focus on Derrick Rose's spectacular block, ankle-breaking drive and one-handed alley-oop dunk — understandably so.
Rose's full-length sprint to block...