| 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...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The Bulls announced on Saturday that subsequent examinations and an MRI exam confirmed a medial meniscus tear to Derrick Rose's right knee, which will require surgery.
He is out indefinitely and will not accompany the team on the rest of its current...
| 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 13, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Up in Section 310 of the United Center, garbage man Brandon Keymon capped what he called the perfect day off with his son by watching the Bulls lose 102-88 to the Wizards from seats that cost $44.
Keymon made the trip Monday night from Braidwood,...
| 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,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:17 PM
In a question-and-answer column in Sunday's Cleveland Plain Dealer, a reader wanted to know how new Cavaliers forward Luol Deng stacked up at his position.
"Where would you rank (Deng) among the top small forwards in the league today?'' a Cavs fan named...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Why would Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt leave the Seminoles after one season — and a national-championship season at that — to make a lateral move to Georgia? Hard to figure, but one...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Chicago Bulls management wants the the team to take part in the tanking epidemic in the NBA, but former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau would never take part in such a practice.
The Bulls, of course, have lost...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:38 AM
So there was Tom Thibodeau on Tuesday, talking through gritted teeth about the Chicago Bulls' luxury-tax dump of Luol Deng, and it was clear all was not right between coach and general manager.
And then, hours later, there was Erik Spoelstra...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Derrick Rose is not coming back as DERRICK ROSE, all caps.
It was obvious after he suffered a season-ending knee injury in Portland almost seven weeks ago, his second season-ending knee injury in the last two seasons that his brother has let him play....
| 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 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...