| May 10, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It's Europe Day! (Yeah, we didn't know that either.) Welcome to your trends report for Friday, May 10.
You're not alone if you were in the dark about the EU's annual holiday: Apparently, very few Europeans know that it exists. Nonetheless, between that,...
| Jan 31, 2012
Come playoffs, it's Heat
The team most likely to finish first in the conference during the regular season?
That would be the Bulls, with coach Tom Thibodeau relentlessly pushing his team through this lockout-compressed...
| May 1, 2012
Team is deep and tough
The Bulls will lose to the Heat in six games in the Eastern Conference finals. Yes, playoff basketball is different than regular-season play. However, the Bulls went 18-9 without Rose this season,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:20 PM
MADRID — He could laugh about going scoreless again, tease himself about his 1-for-19 shooting from 3-point range during the FIBA World Cup.
That's what happens when gold hangs from your neck and nine games in 16 days sit in your rearview mirror....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:14 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — When Derrick Rose boards USA Basketball's charter flight headed stateside Monday, gold or silver medal in tow, just two weeks remain until Bulls' training camp begins.
In other words, Rose and Kyrie Irving may be teammates now....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:15 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Team USA will vie for its fourth straight international gold medal Sunday after its 96-68 demolition of Lithuania on Thursday night at Palau Sant Jordi.
The opponent in the FIBA World Cup final will be France or Serbia. And this...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — They share a hometown of a Second City, a draft position of first overall and a college coach, albeit at different schools. Their high schools are separated by just nine miles and their birthdays are just 4 1/2 years apart....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:03 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — The burst returned.
The aggressive, attacking style that Derrick Rose promised he still owned whooshed on full display Tuesday in Team USA’s 119-76 quarterfinal victory over Slovenia at Palau Sant Jordi.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:13 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — In July 2013, Goran Dragic joined Derrick Rose at a shoe promotion event in Croatia.
And, yes, the dunk came up. In fact, Rose said after Team USA's Monday practice that Dragic raised the subject himself.
You remember the...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Yes, Tom Thibodeau has left USA Basketball's hotel, dining one night near the Mediterranean Sea with other team personnel.
So, no, he isn't pulling the curtains on his room shut tight, poring over film of Tuesday's...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:14 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — You can be a fool if you want to be.
Derrick Rose warned all of that last December. That’s when he was what he would say to anyone who thinks the Bulls should prepare for him to return as a non-elite player after...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:10 PM
BARCELONA, Spain -- Australia's run at the FIBA World Cup ended in a wild round-of-16 loss to Turkey on Sunday.
Now, Cameron Bairstow's real work begins.
Bairstow, the physical big man drafted by the Bulls in the second round, averaged seven points...