| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Well, I said I wasn't going to do it, swore to myself it was never going to happen, ignored them for the entire first half of the season, pretended they didn't exist, and then, while I wasn't paying attention, I accidentally fell in love with them.
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:59 PM
MIAMI AT CHICAGO: Sunday at 10 a.m. PDT. TV: Channel 7.
The Indiana Pacers suddenly aren't looking like the only threat to Miami in the Eastern Conference. Chicago's stunning surge since Derrick Rose was lost for the season and Luol Deng was traded to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Derrick Rose is coming back to play his first real game in 18 months.
But he is not bringing another superstar with him. Drive home safely, Chicago.
Rose has looked terrific in exhibition games, attacking the basket as fearlessly as we remember and...
| 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.
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The denizens of the Dan Ryan Expressway can rest easy.
So can those Chicago Bulls fans who need handicapped parking at the Berto Center.
Whenever Andrew Bynum next visits your city, he'll still be safely ensconced on someone else's team bus, just...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Blow up this Bulls thing right now.
Or at least take it apart piece by piece the way Derrick Rose’s body and greatness are being removed.
Rose underwent another knee surgery Monday. This one repaired the medial meniscus in his right knee. The...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:54 AM
LOS ANGELES — Derrick Rose had so looked forward to the warm embrace that awaited him on Sunday.
With friends and family looking on from where he makes his offseason home, Rose was scheduled to play the Clippers in a matinee at the Staples Center....