| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:45 PM
It’s a gray, snowy afternoon in Auburn Hills, Mich. And yet, the inbox still works.
The Bulls are going to have to make a push for Melo this offseason, right? --Philip K.
Ah, the Carmelo Anthony question. Here’s what it would take to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:33 PM
By Zoran Milosavljevic
BELGRADE, March 7 (Reuters) - Double Euroleague champions Barcelona have booked a quarter-final berth with five games to spare while Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow are closing in on the last eight after picking up contrasting...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Ladies and gentlemen, Cleetus is in the house.
What a long, strange trip it has been for me during the mailbag’s hiatus. I tried following/stalking you around the net for awhile, but that just led to an unfortunate series of events that culminated...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:34 AM
The Sports Xchange
D-League to experiment with flopping technicals
The NBA Developmental League will start calling technical fouls on players during games for flopping in an attempt to curb the practice, the NBA announced Wednesday.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The Sports Xchange
While the NBA put on one of its showcase events last weekend with the All-Star festivities in New Orleans, another key date on the league's calendar looms less than a week away.
The trade deadline is Thursday, and numerous players...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Barring a championship this season — and perhaps not even then — the summer of 2014 always pointed toward change for the Bulls.
Derrick Rose's second straight season-ending knee injury merely accelerated the process. Luol Deng, due to be...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:53 PM
As of late Wednesday, Carlos Boozer said he plans to return from missing three games with a sore left calf in Thursday's final game before the All-Star break against the Nets.
If he does, coach Tom Thibodeau said Boozer will do so as the starting...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:45 PM
It’s the doldrums of the NBA season, or at least almost the All-Star break, when conversation at the morning shootaround shifts prominently to an injured player.
Then again, Derrick Rose isn’t just any injured player. He’s the face...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Oh, I've noticed them.
I haven't mentioned them too much because, you know, everybody loves them. Plus, hey, we're still in that honeymoon phase, post-Stanley Cup. Doesn't seem like much can go wrong, except for this little skid they were on. This...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Every smile on Bulls executive vice president John Paxson's face Tuesday at the United Center looked forced, every stab at enthusiasm sounded fake.
Seldom will a professional in any line of work project such woe after doing a job so well.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Derrick Rose has made it clear he does not want to recruit free agents to help him win a championship with the Bulls. Even after his latest season-ending injury, he has not budged.
But now it appears the team is forcing Rose's hand.
Late Monday the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Nobody with the Bulls can say whether Derrick Rose will miss closer to one month or six months with a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. Yet Chicago embraced that Saturday as the good news.
Rose returned home from the West Coast to undergo...