| May 13, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Marcin Gortat had 31 points and 16 rebounds, John Wall scored 27 points and the Washington Wizards rode a 39-rebound advantage to a 102-79 rout of Indiana on Tuesday night, cutting the Pacers' lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 3-2.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:43 PM
It's no surprise to Bulls fanatics that Joakim Noah was named the NBA's defensive player of the year on Monday. In the minds of Chicagoans, there is no real competition.
Fans love his tenacity. His intensity. That roar and, of course, the hair. He makes...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON — In a season where overcoming odds has been the norm, the Bulls' trademark defiance ceded to disappointment Sunday afternoon.
"It's very disappointing to get in a hole like that," coach Tom Thibodeau said.
Playing without the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Throughout this season, at points where matters looked most dire, Tom Thibodeau would cite the losses of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and talk about the Bulls' fight.
Never has that trait been more impressively on display than Friday...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:36 PM
For some stupid reason, everybody in the Eastern Conference jockeyed to avoid the Bulls in the playoffs.
Everybody except the Wizards, that is, and now we see why.
They shredded the league’s best defense for 102 points and stopped the league&...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
All of Tom Thibodeau's pre-series concerns about the Wizards came to fruition Sunday night at the United Center.
Nene played like an All-Star. Trevor Ariza hit big shots. Marcin Gortat did his damage inside. Andre Miller proved ageless.
And the Bulls'...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Marcin Gortat still savors every trip back to Central Florida during the regular season.
The former Orlando Magic center spent Thursday night at his Orlando-area offseason home, drove to Amway Center in one of his beloved cars for Friday morning's...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Welcome to the bizarre world of the NBA, where a team can lose a game but potentially benefit in the long run because of that loss.
On Friday night, the Orlando Magic lost on the court but may have won off the court — all at the same time....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Kobe Bryant forgot to mention someone of note in his rant about the Lakers’ future.
Thanks to Bryant’s payroll-devouring $48.5-million contract over the next two seasons, the Lakers will have little financial wiggle room to...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The NBA has fined Washington forward Drew Gooden $15,000 for a flagrant foul he committed Friday during the Wizards' 117-107 victory over the Lakers at Staples Center.
Gooden was fined for "an unnecessary act" -- clamping the arm of Nick Young and...