| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Chicago fandom is known for creating false scenarios.
The Curse, Bear weather, Corey Crawford glove side and the "meteoric" rise of Josh McCown come to mind.
The most puzzling seems to surround the Bulls and their allegedly tight purse strings.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Derrick Rose arrived first, entering the United Center shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday for a scheduled workout and rehabilitation session.
Joakim Noah was next, sauntering through a parking lot shortly after noon in baggy shorts.
A stretch luxury vehicle...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Sunday's news that Chris Bosh has followed Heat teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade by opting out of his contract gives Heat President Pat Riley the chance to retool his team.
It also limits the Heat's ability to add Carmelo Anthony, which Riley...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:39 PM
The Bulls and Derrick Rose agree on this: Both would love to add Carmelo Anthony. And the quicker Rose's headlines are basketball-related, the better for all.
After two seasons dominated by knee injuries, Rose found himself back in the news Friday....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Of all the things free-agent Carmelo Anthony might wonder as he visits the Bulls, the biggest question about the future no team official can answer.
How long will Derrick Rose's knees hold up?
That conundrum represents the other major difference...
| Jun 23, 2014
On Feb. 18, 2010, the Bulls traded John Salmons and two second-round picks to the Bucks for Joe Alexander and Hakim Warrick and their expiring contracts.
Hours later, they sent Tyrus Thomas to the Bobcats for two more expiring deals — Flip...
| 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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Apparently LeBron James couldn't come up with the speaker's fee, so he didn't get his private audience with Pat Riley. Instead, he found himself, like many, as just another spectator.
That's what made Riley's season-ending Miami Heat soliloquy...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:52 PM
You won't find much LeBron James-bashing among the dynasty-era Bulls.
"He's a special player," Bill Cartwright said. "He is so versatile that he makes everyone around him better."
That sounds like a certain former No. 23. But unlike Michael Jordan,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:23 PM
In 1993, Jerry Krause called Red Auerbach. And then he called Jerry West. What the Bulls' general manager wanted to know was why their teams had failed.
Of course, failure is a relative term, given that Krause hoped to pick the brains of those Hall of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:12 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — Phil Mickelson smiled so much Thursday, his teeth got a tan. It's good to be the people's choice in a grouping of champions.
"With everyone supporting Phil," U.S. Amateur champ Matthew Fitzpatrick said, "you feel kind of left...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Joakim Noah’s breakthrough season received another accolade Wednesday.
Already honored as the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year and leading vote-getter for the All-Defense team, Noah earned first-team All-NBA status with Kevin Durant,...