| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:33 PM
After Derrick Rose hit his second straight 3-pointer in the third quarter Thursday night against the Knicks, he took a deep breath before heading to the Bulls bench for a timeout.
A city exhaled with him.
The sequence said everything's going to be OK,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The 2013-14 NBA season kicks off Tuesday with one of the most anticipated matchups of the year: Bulls-Heat.
Derrick Rose is back. The Heat will get their championship rings for a second straight year. And if you were looking for a better storyline on...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Derrick Rose is coming back to play his first real game in 18 months.
But he is not bringing another superstar with him. Drive home safely, Chicago.
Rose has looked terrific in exhibition games, attacking the basket as fearlessly as we remember and...
| Oct 30, 2013
MIAMI — As Heat guard Dwyane Wade revved up an American Airlines Arena crowd still amped from the pre-game ring ceremony Tuesday night, Bulls guard Derrick Rose momentarily looked around to soak it all in before stepping onto the court.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:42 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — After covering two-thirds of the court with three dribbles, Derrick Rose cradled the basketball and cut between two Pacers to draw a foul as he made a layup that looked eerily familiar to every NBA Eastern Conference coach.
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Before media day at the Berto Center, Derrick Rose stood in his familiar No. 1 jersey inside general manager Gar Forman's second-floor office and peered through the picture window at the people on the Bulls' practice court awaiting his arrival.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
How will this year's Bulls team do with Derrick Rose back? Can the team make a leap into the "genuine contender" category, or will their style of play lead to more injuries at just the wrong time? Will the team make a trade or stand pat?
These are the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Hall of Fame basketball writer Sam Smith probably has forgotten more about basketball than most people remember.
But when it came to Derrick Rose's knee injury and the backlash he took for sitting out the 2012-13 season, Smith saw something he hadn't...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:24 AM
It's hard to believe, but there are some basketball fans in Chicago who don't believe in Derrick Rose anymore. Taking an entire season off to get his knee healthy angered many and caused many more to make character assessments of the South Side native....
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:53 PM
"We're going to cannibalize that market in August and September, if we can." -- Pat Riley, June 26.
One month down, one to go. Or is this all there is?
Free agency never truly was going to be the province of the Heat, not with David...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs ended their seasons shaking their heads as they exited AmericanAirlines Arena.
Had Roy Hibbert not been pulled at the end of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Pacers might never have been...