| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Occasionally seen sitting courtside at Chicago Bulls games, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a basketball fan.
So it stands to reason Emanuel is excited for Chicago to host the World Basketball Festival that Nike, the Jordan brand and USA Basketball is staging...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
As a 4th of July weekend ticks away with Melo Watch, you patriotic people have questions. Lots and lots of questions.
Do you think Carmelo Anthony is the best fit for the Bulls? Jermaine Colon, Chicago
I don't think it's even a question. Anthony is...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Oklahoma Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, citing rest as his top priority, has declared himself unavailable for the United States basketball team at this year's World Cup in Spain.
Westbrook, 25, who won gold medals on the U.S. team at the 2010 World...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:14 PM
USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski tried to put a stop to Carmelo Anthony's reputation as a ball-stopper.
"I love Carmelo," Krzyzewski said by phone Monday. "I've been with him from the start when I took over USA Basketball. He's been a great...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Derrick Rose not recruiting Carmelo Anthony isn't a surprise. Derrick Rose saying he hasn't fully committed to participating in July's USA Basketball minicamp is.
Rose told Yahoo Sports on Sunday he remains uncertain if he will participate in the camp,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful that Derrick Rose will participate in USA Basketball’s minicamp at the end of July.
“All indications have been that he would participate," general manager Gar Forman said Monday. "We’ll visit with him...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Gabe Levin averaged nearly 20 points and 10 rebounds as a senior at Oak Park High School, yet college coaches responded with a yawn.
Two years later, the 6-foot-7 forward is a hot commodity – and he’s in the midst of a recruiting battle...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Kentucky is raising more than the bar in an effort to keep John Calipari in Lexington, announcing a seven-year, $52.5 million contract loaded with annual retention bonuses to reward his loyalty to the program.
Calipari can make an average of $2.33...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:15 PM
One of the winningest coaches in men's college basketball
Don Meyer, 69, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday of...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Three years ago, Jalen Merrick had a dream, and if that dream had come true, college coaches like Mike Krzyzewski or Rick Pitino or Billy Donovan might be swinging by New Smyrna Beach High to check him out as a top recruit.
That dream is gone, but...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Mike Krzyzewski woke up early Saturday, elated to do something he rarely can.
The Duke and USA Olympic men's basketball coach, winner of two gold medals and four NCAA national championships, went on a tour of his old haunts on the city's Northwest side....
| May 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy.
Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...