| May 6, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Don’t look now, and Derrick Rose apparently isn’t, but the Bulls franchise player’s image could become a five-alarm fire in the next two weeks.
I didn’t think there was anything worse than Rose’s sitting on the bench in...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:31 AM
First off, some very good news.
As of today, there are about 35 days until football preseason games get started.
35 days! That's a walk in the park! Heck, CEOs go on vacation for 35 days!
Together, you and I can do this.
Because the bad news is...
| 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.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:01 PM
I'm trying to read the tea leaves about the Bulls, and it's not easy.
Our dear Bullies took small forward Tony Snell out of New Mexico and power forward Erik Murphy out of Florida in the NBA draft, which tells me nothing. Snell is a tall, athletic...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:08 PM
First came the drive, the first time LeBron James touched the ball. Then came the resolve, as Chicago's Jimmy Butler and Joakim Noah met him in the lane for the first time.
Finally, came the message, as he muscled in the night's first basket.
| May 9, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Measuring the unmeasurable.
Or as Hawk Harrelson says, you can't measure a player's heart.
And, it pains me to say it, he's right.
As proof, your Chicago Bulls. I am 1) speechless and 2) Even after Wednesday's meltdown, I'm all in.
| May 9, 2013
| 7:11 AM
That’s what I don’t get.
I know why the Bulls turned bad in the second quarter -- and third quarter and fourth quarter and -- in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Heat on Wednesday. They turned bad because...
| May 10, 2013
| 10:49 PM
In the heat of battle, emotion can embolden us all.
So the 22,675 fans at the United Center can be forgiven for lustily chanting "NAZR! NAZR!" after Bulls center Nazr Mohammed impetuously shoved LeBron James to the floor in retaliation during the second...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Yes, it is time for the yearly one-word rant now that the NBA has bestowed all of its annual individual awards: Why?
Actually, more to the point, the issue should be: When?
As much as anything, it is the Coach of the Year balloting, or,...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:23 PM
For pure entertainment, the Bulls have delivered as much compelling drama in the playoffs as anything Chicago's theater district has to offer. "The Book of Mormon" has nothing on "The Gospel According to Thibs."
They captured the imagination of a city...
| May 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
LeBron James is a great actor. So says Nate Robinson.
But the Miami Heat star isn't being complimented by the Chicago Bulls point guard. He's being mocked.
"You see LeBron in a lot of commercials, a lot of good acting," Robinson told Yahoo Sports...
| 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...