| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A coach goes from the Boston Celtics to the Los Angeles Clippers? Is that an earthquake? No, it's Red Auerbach turning over in his grave.
One can only hope that Doc Rivers coaches well enough to keep Chris Paul happy.
| May 2, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Nate Robinson's hands gripped his scalp.
His elbows rested on his knees as Robinson sat at his locker for several minutes just staring at the ground.
Yes, Robinson felt sick late Thursday after the Bulls' 95-92 loss to the Nets — and it only had...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Game 4 of Bulls-Nets should’ve been over early in the fourth quarter when the Nets had a 14-point lead with 3:45 to go. It never should’ve required overtime.
Game 4 should’ve been over in the first overtime when Nate Robinson hit an...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:16 PM
NEW YORK — Given that the Bulls have waited two years for a rematch with the Heat, two days for another chance doesn't seem like that long.
The Nets forced Thursday's Game 6 at the United Center with Monday night's 110-91 triumph at the Barclays...
| May 4, 2013
| 9:41 PM
NEW YORK — Emotion carried Joakim Noah off the Barclays Center court and into the first row of seats.
The only person who could take Noah away from Bulls teammates and coaches celebrating an inspired 99-93 victory Saturday night over the Nets in...
| May 6, 2013
Unwittingly, Chicago's most unsympathetic sports figure of late elicited a degree of sympathy late Saturday night inside the Bulls' ebullient locker room at the Barclays Center.
Derrick Rose awkwardly maneuvered himself through the celebration of the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:51 PM
With 7 minutes 25 seconds left in the game of Nate Robinson's life Saturday at the United Center, Nets forward Gerald Wallace set a backcourt screen that created a collision loud enough to make NFL draft highlights too.
Robinson, a muscular 5-foot-9,...
| Apr 23, 2013
NEW YORK — Fans flocked to the Barclays Center for Game 2 on Monday night between the Bulls and Nets fully expecting to see a key trio take control of this series.
Indeed, a Big Three did.
Except the players weren't Nets stars Deron Williams,...
| 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.
| 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....
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2013
Upon entering the Berto Center gym Monday for a news conference to introduce the Bulls' two new draft picks, a team PR official made a reasonable request.
Reporters were asked to avoid questions of general manager Gar Forman and coach Tom Thibodeau...